Robert S. Watt Photograph Collection: Finding Aid
Photographs and certificates
Copy prints of ships and harbor
Los Angeles views
Oil derricks. [See also Item 158]
Los Angeles Plaza Church with Pacific Electric trolley in front.
Los Angeles County Courthouse.
Two-story residence with address number 1637.
Jeffries’ Vernon Arena
Rear of Watt Mines Supply Co. (2418-2430 Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles)
San Pedro Lumber Co.
Front exterior of Watt Mines Supply Co. building (2418-2430 Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, R. S. Watt, president)
Views of front exterior of Watt Mines Supply Co. building with sign "Watt, Mines Supply Co., Mining Machinery Ores Tested, Plants Installed Wet or Dry" (2418-2430 Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles)
Los Angeles area views.
Point Fermin Lighthouse, San Pedro, as seen from rocky beach.
Woman on rocky shore (Point Fermin, San Pedro)
Mission San Gabriel (See also 92-94)
Mission San Fernando (See also 95)
Two men and dog outside cabin with dog and laundry on line.
Two men at excavation
Two men with shovels
Man reclining outdoors in forest with dog.
Group portrait of five men, two women, child. One man holding puppy, other men holding rifles, women holding shot rabbits.
Five men outside two cabins with mountains in background.
Portrait of young man
Young man in woods with rifle
Young man in woods
Group portrait of four men, two women, child seated outdoors
Men and women in informal pose among trees
Men, women, child on horseback posed in front of water tower
Group portrait of older men and women in hats in front of house in foothills.
Miscellaneous. [Landscape scenes, San Gabriel Mountains?]
Graveyard [San Gabriel Mission Cemetery?]
Beehive apiary in foothill mountains
Cabins in mountainous setting
Trees by water
Two palm trees
Mining machinery (?)
Stamp mill parts(?)
Lion in cage
Deer in enclosure
Man in field overlooking ocean.
Four unidentified [industrial?] objects
Photos without negatives
San Gabriel Mission (mounted photo) [photographer imprint: W. N. Spranger]
The bells of San Gabriel Mission (mounted photo) [photographer imprint: W. N. Spranger]
Old choir stairs, San Gabriel Mission (mounted photo) [photographer imprint: W. N. Spranger]
Mission San Fernando
Taken on Watt Ranch, Gold Creek, Little Tujunga. Group photo. Identified on verso: Robert Barrie White, Mrs. Robert S. Watt (mother), Arthur Barrie White. [Located in Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County]
Watt Ranch (with grazing deer)
Robert Scott Watt [Robert S.] on ranch with rifle and dog (card photo)
Ethel D. Watt
Snapshots in envelope labeled “Watt Family"
Man working at desk (Watt?), cuspidor on floor and sign for "Purcell & Kern Insurance" on desk.
Man standing at entrance to mine
Group of Indian women in street
Woman feeding a sheep
Woman standing in front of flock of goats
Young couple (man wearing cowboy hat)
Man and child under torii gate
Nancy Russell and horse with lasso on saddle
Charlie Russell in studio at Great Falls, Nevada
Los Angeles County Hospital Nurses picnic group portrait, April 15, 1905. 35 people identified on verso. (Mounted photo.)
Mule team in mountains
Team of horses, pulling wagon, tractor in desert
Woman, child standing by hopper cars
Cabins in rocky landscape
Road lined with trees
Lily (?) ponds, with tall plants, trees in background
Chutes Park, Los Angeles
Child on beach at Long Beach, California
View of ocean
Valdez street. Photo by J. Ironside.
Valdez street in snow, April 16, 1928.
Community tree, Seward, Christmas 1926.
Community tree, Christmas 1926. Photo by Lieut. Homer K. Jones.
First fox farm in Alaska. Photo by J. Ironside.
Owner and roadhouse, Teikhell. Photo by J. Ironside.
Roadhouse at Paxson. Photo by J. Ironside.
Roadhouse, Upper Tonsina. Photo by J. Ironside.
Tanana Store. General merchandise.
Woman at entrance to Seattle Hotel
Restaurant in snowy landscape
Group in doorway of Alaska Road Commission, Salcha Station, July 10, 1927. (People identified on verso.)
“Author in A.R.C. camp at Poplar Grove. Note wolf pup and headnet.” Photo by J. Ironside.
“Cabin and barn at Willow Creek. Cabin with sod roof and dirt floor and full of books, aluminum utensils, white enamel kitchen cabinet, cream separator, etc.” Photo by J. Ironside.
“Trapper-artist and his cabin and ‘chariot’ at Rapids, Alaska.” Photo by J. Ironside.
Trapper’s cabin and cache. “Where the host was absent and the coffee was made in the tea-kettle.” Photo by J. Ironside.
Photos of various cabins. No information except remark on #143: “Typical.”
Horseshoe bend of Gulkana River. Photo by J. Ironside.
Tanana River at Richardson Roadhouse. Photo by J. Ironside.
The bay at Seldovia. Photo by J. Ironside.
Bridge across Tazlina River. Photo by J. Ironside.
Resurrection Bay from Lost Lake Trail, Seward, Oct. 1926.
Richardson Trail. Photo by J. Ironside.
Dashley’s Thawer. Superior Claim, Inmachuk River, Sep. 23, 1903. Nowell photo. [Man with large piece of equipment at river's edge. Gold claim(?).]
Line of oil derricks along the horizon (19 x 33 cm) [previously framed]
Certificates of Citizenship, United States of America
August 22, 1890. Robert S. Watt, formerly of Scotland.
January 5, 1901. Alexander Barrie, formerly of Scotland.
Glass Plate Negatives