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Williams, James J. Photographs from the Samuel C. Evans diary [graphic].
BANC PIC 2012.007--PIC
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Title:

Photographs from the Samuel C. Evans diary

Creator/Contributor:

Williams, James J., 1853-1926, creator

Abstract:

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.

Date:

1888 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-hi
Evans, S. C. (Samuel Cary) -- 1866-1932 -- Portraits

Note:

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)

Type:

graphic
Cabinet photographs.
Albumen prints.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 folder (2 photographic prints on cabinet card mounts) : albumen ; 13 x 22 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2012.007--PIC

Origin:

Hawaii

Related Item:

Samuel C. Evans diary : Evans, S. C. (Samuel Cary), : 1866-1932