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[Henry J. Godfrey photograph archive].
BANC PIC 2016.057--fALB v.1; BANC PIC 2016.057--fALB v.2; BANC PIC 2016.057--A; BANC PIC 2016.057--PIC box 1; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

[Henry J. Godfrey photograph archive]

Creator/Contributor:

Godfrey, Henry J., creator, creator,, photographer.

Abstract:

Includes studio portraits and leisure-time snapshots depicting multiple generations of Godfrey family members, chiefly from the Santa Cruz area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the identified individuals are Henry J. Godfrey, Caroline J. Godfrey, Herbert J. Godfrey, Susan Houghton Godfrey, Albert Deloss Godfrey, Evelyn Godfrey Blackmore, Martie Blackmore, Lillie Houghton and Solon W. Houghton. Also includes a few stereographs, most of which depict natural scenery. One photograph in volume 1 depicts the contortionist "Professor" Tom Godfrey, brother of Henry J. Godfrey.

Date:

1870 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Godfrey, Henry J -- Archives
Leisure -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Many photographs include descriptive annotations written on backs.
Includes photographs from various Godfrey studios: Godfrey (Santa Cruz), H.J. Godfrey (Live Oak), Elite Studio (Santa Cruz).
Other photographers include Roy Austin Studio (Santa Cruz), Kramer (Santa Cruz), Elite Studio (of P.W. Griffiths, Santa Cruz), J.B. Johnson (Gilroy), Bradley & Rulofson (San Francisco), Bushnell (San Francisco), D. Sewell (San Francisco), Gatliff & Thompson (Eureka), D.H. Woods & Son Chico Art Gallery (Chico), Woods Photographic Art Gallery (Marysville), Zwarg (Marysville), Home Photo Co. (Williamston, Mich.).
Volume 2 photographs removed from album to allow access to annotations on backs of prints.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Henry J. Godfrey photograph archive, BANC PIC 2016.057, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Leslie Potenzo ; 2016.

Type:

graphic
Portraits-California.
Cabinet photographs.
Photograph albums.
Stereographs.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 800 photographs in 2 boxes, 2 albums and 2 oversize folders : chiefly albumen and gelatin silver prints ; various sizes

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2016.057--fALB v.1
BANC PIC 2016.057--fALB v.2
BANC PIC 2016.057--A
BANC PIC 2016.057--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2016.057--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2016.057
BANC PIC 2016.057

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.