Title:Photographs from the Samuel C. Evans diary
Creator/Contributor:Williams, James J., 1853-1926, creator
Includes two group studio portraits of a party including Samuel C. Evans, Jr., his father Samuel Cary Evans, his mother, siblings
and his friends, taken during their visit to the Hawaiian Islands in 1888.
Evans, S. C. (Samuel Cary) -- 1866-1932 -- Portraits
Photographer's stamp on mount versos: J. Williams, Portrait & Landscape Photographer, 102 Fort Street, Honolulu, H.I.
Accompanied by photocopies of diary entries and an annotated envelope, both of which identify subjects, date, etc.
Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase; of Richard Duff ; 2011.
Samuel Cary Evans, Jr. was born November 22, 1866 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of Samuel Cary and Minerva (Catlin) Evans.
The family moved to California in 1874 and settled in Riverside County, where S.C. Evans, Sr. (1823-1902) became one of the
founders of the city of Riverside. S.C. Evans, Jr. graduated from the University of the Pacific (San Jose, California) in
1889, where he was the editor of the school magazine, the Pacific Pharos, and the author of the class of '89 song. He served
as president of Riverside's Freeholders Charter Board before being elected the city's first mayor, 1907-1912. He also served
as a State Legislator from the Thirty-ninth Senatorial District, representing Riverside and Imperial Counties, from 1916 to
1921. He then served as Riverside mayor for two more terms, 1922-1926, and would have entered upon a fifth term as mayor on
the day following his untimely death on December 31, 1932.
Transferred from the Samuel C. Evans diary (BANC MSS 2011/219)
1 folder (2 photographic prints on cabinet card mounts) : albumen ; 13 x 22 cm
BANC PIC 2012.007--PIC