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Francis M. Fultz (1857-1948) Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Francis M. Fultz (1857-1948) Photograph Collection
    Dates: 1906-1932
    Collection Number: P-283
    Creator/Collector: Fultz, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1857-
    Extent: (Boxes: 5)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: Negatives, prints. Taken by Fultz; some by his wife, Dessa. Represents a life-time of photographing, with some family photos, but most taken of scenery, landscape, water, and fauna. Geographic concentration is California, the western states, Hawaii, and Iowa (his home state).
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Francis M. Fultz (1857-1948) Photograph Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Fultz was born in Iowa. Web information lists his career history: Instructor Burlington (Iowa) High School, 1886-1895. Superintendent schools, Burlington, 1899-1909, Santa Barbara, California, 1909-1913. Assistant director and forester, vocational department, city schools, Los Angeles, California, 1925-1932. He also authored 4 books, published between 1908 and 1928.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Negatives, prints. Taken by Fultz; some by his wife, Dessa. Represents a life-time of photographing, with some family photos, but most taken of scenery, landscape, water, and fauna. Geographic concentration is California, the western states, Hawaii, and Iowa (his home state). His photographs appeared in his educational books about geology and the natural environment. Primarily negatives with a few prints. Some examples of lantern slides, early Kodak negatives, and panoramas of Acoma, New Mexico; Burlington, Iowa; and Santa Barbara, California. 1906-1932, undated