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Photographs pertaining to Montel Montgomery and the Lyons and Wiley families [graphic].
BANC PIC 2012.049--PIC; BANC PIC 2012.049
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs pertaining to Montel Montgomery and the Lyons and Wiley families

Abstract:

Snapshots and studio portraits of Montel Montgomery, taken chiefly during his youth, including an image of Montel with Jack London; Montel's parents Lurline Lyons Montgomery and Percy Montgomery; and Montel's guardians Emma Growall and Willard Growall. Also includes studio portraits of various members of the Lyons and Wiley families of Southern California, including Alexander Lyons, Judith Lyons, Daisy Wiley Kittredge, Netty Wiley, Harvey Wiley, Villa Wiley, Julius Lyons, Captain Kittredge and Izola Wiley Lyons. Also includes a view of the Monthaven property in Alta Dena, Calif., and two views of San Francisco following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Miscellaneous material includes assorted ms papers, a lock of hair, a calling card, a souvenir booklet of images of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, and donor-provided family history information.

Date:

ca. 1860-ca. 1940 (issued)

Subject:

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Montgomery, Montel -- Pictorial works
London, Jack -- 1876-1916 -- Pictorial works
Lyons family -- Portraits
Wiley family -- Portraits

Note:

Numerous photographers, most unidentified.
Also includes a number of miscellaneous, non-photographic materials.
IN PROCESS COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Gift ; of Stephen Yale ; 20120113.
Montel Montgomery's mother, Lurline Lyons Montgomery, was a cousin of Charmian London, wife of Jack London.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
6 folders (ca. 65 photographic prints) : 14 x 20 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2012.049--PIC
BANC PIC 2012.049

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

IN PROCESS COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.