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Peter J. Dunne and Josephine Masten Dunne family photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 2006.074--PIClocal
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Peter J. Dunne and Josephine Masten Dunne family photographs


Portraits and snapshots of the family of Peter J. Dunne and Josephine Masten Dunne of San Jose, Calif., with some views of their California homes. Locations depicted include San Jose, Calif., and Peter J. Dunne's ranch (San Nicolas y La Barrosa Plantation) in Durango, Mexico. Individuals pictured include Nathan Keyes Masten, his wife Amelia, and their nine daughters; Catherine Murphy Dunne (when elderly) and husband James Dunne; Peter J. Dunne (many from childhood through adulthood), his wife Josephine Masten Dunne, and their children Peter M., Josephine M., Mary, Dorothy, Margaret, and Catherine.


ca. 1860-ca. 1910 (issued)


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Dunne, Peter J -- b. 1865 -- Portraits
Dunne, Josephine Masten -- Portraits
Dunne, James -- 1817-1874 -- Portraits
Dunne, Catherine Murphy -- Portraits
Dunne, Peter Masten -- 1889-1957 -- Portraits
Masten, N. K., (Nathan Keyes) -- 1821-1901 -- Portraits
Richmond, Josephine Dunne -- Portraits
Ranches -- Mexico -- Photographs
Pioneers -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Portraits
Dwellings -- California -- San Jose -- Photographs
San Jose (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Durango (Mexico : State) -- Pictorial works


Presumably compiled by a member of the Dunne family; perhaps Josephine Dunne Richmond.
Various photographers, most unknown. Includes single portraits by I.W. Taber, Bushnell, and Wright's Art and Portrait Gallery.
N.K. Masten portrait on Taber mount, with text describing Taber's State collection of portraits of representative Californians.
Photos formerly taped into 20th century album. Most removed and sleeved for preservation. Album pages retained for annotations. A few photographs remain affixed to pages.
Many images discolored by tape.
Back album cover bears name and address of Masten descendant Dick Nino.
A few portraits are later copy photographs. Most are originals.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Josephine Dunne Richmond correspondence and documents pertaining the Murphy and Dunne families transferred to the Manuscripts Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 2007/220)
Peter J. Dunne was the son of California pioneer James Dunne and Catherine Murphy Dunne, a Santa Clara County landowner and widow of State Senator Bernard Murphy. Josephine Masten Dunne was a daughter of California pioneer Nathan Keyes Masten. Peter and Josephine's son Peter Masten Dunne was a historian of missionary Jesuits in California and Mexico.
Item list available.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

1 box (ca. 95 photographic prints) and 2 oversize folders (annotated album pages and cover) : albumen, cyanotype, & gelatin silver ; various sizes.




BANC PIC 2006.074--PIClocal


Various places

Copyright Note:

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

Related Item:

Taber's state collection of portraits of representative Californians : Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), : 1830-1912