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Rufus Janvier “Jan” Briscoe Photograph Collection
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This collection contains photographs of Newport Beach, Long Beach and Compton, primarily relating to natural disasters, such as fires, floods and earthquakes.
R. J. Briscoe was a member of the Newport Beach Fire Department starting in 1931. He retired as Fire Chief.
179 photographic prints.
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Sherman Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The Sherman Library do not hold the copyright.
Collection is open for research.