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Dorothy Baker Crum collection, 1802-1936
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Collection consists of Crum's family papers, books, a manuscript, and photographs taken by Crum's grandfather James Mullen, who was commissioned by the Union Army to document the progress of the Civil War.
Dorothy Mullen Baker Crum (1907 - 1993) graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1930. Her grandfather, James Mullen, was a successful professional photographer who was first commissioned by the Union Army to document the progress of the Civil War, and then later operated a photography business in Lexington, Kentucky. Mullen's cousin, Almarin Paul, who drafted the collection's manuscript on Gold Rush era California history, was an important figure in the early growth of the state.
1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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 UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.