Part of the Edith C. Smith Collection, these albums are a
rare collection of photographs taken by members of this important California family
of their various estates, family members and their activities, and early automobile
excursions throughout Northern California.
Charles B. Polhemus (1888-1969) was the son of George B. and Jennie (Jane Eliza
Ryder) Polhemus, and grandson of Charles Bispham Polhemus.
Selected online items available
Copyright has not been assigned to the Sourisseau Academy. Neither the original
photographs nor the digital images held by the Sourisseau Academy may be
reproduced, published, or used on the Internet without the expressed, written
permission of the Executive Secretary. Permission for publication is given on
behalf of the Sourisseau Academy as the owner of the physical items and is not
intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also
be obtained by the researcher. The credit line, "Courtesy of the Edith C. Smith
Trust Collection, Sourisseau Academy for State and Local History" must accompany
any such use.
Collection is open for research.