Finding Aid to the Lunt Family Vacation Photograph Album PC PA 060

Jaime Henderson
California Historical Society
July 2019
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
reference@calhist.org


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
Title: Lunt family vacation photograph album
Identifier/Call Number: PC PA 060
Physical Description: 0.75 linear feet
Date (inclusive): circa 1900
Abstract: Photograph album consisting of 116 black and white gelatin silver photographic prints documenting a family vacation in 1895-1905. Photographs show primarily women travelers to the Hotel Russell in Monte Rio, Sonoma County, California, and the Terrace Grove Hotel in an unidentified location. The women are photographed participating in recreational activities such as boating, hiking in a Redwood forest, and picnicking.
Language of Material: Materials are in English.

Scope and Content

Photograph album consisting of 116 black and white gelatin silver photographic prints documenting a family vacation in 1895-1905. Photographs show primarily women travelers to the Hotel Russell in Monte Rio, Sonoma County, California, and the Terrace Grove Hotel in an unidentified location. The women are photographed participating in recreational activities such as boating, hiking in a Redwood forest, and picnicking. Contains a few photographs showing San Francisco street scenes including the White House department store and a boat or ferry named "Vallejo" docking amidst a crowd of people celebrating. Also contains group photographs and portraits of unidentified persons; most likely members of either the Lunt or Branley families. There is one portrait identified as George T. Branley.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection, which were created between 1895 and 1905, are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Robert E. Lunt.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item, date]; Lunt Family Vacation Photograph Album, PC PA 060; Box P014; California Historical Society.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Monte Rio (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Outdoor recreation -- California, Northern -- Pictorial works
Women travelers -- Pictorial works
Gelatin silver prints
Photograph albums