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A. Crawford Greene photograph albums [graphic]
BANC PIC 1968.005--ALB 1; BANC PIC 1968.005--fALB 2; BANC PIC 1968.005--fALB 3; BANC PIC 1968.005--fALB 4
Collection Overview

Title:

A. Crawford Greene photograph albums

Creator/Contributor:

Greene, A. Crawford, b. 1885, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942

Creator/Contributor:

Fiske, George, 1835-1918

Creator/Contributor:

Worden, Willard E.

Abstract:

Albums 1-3 contain mainly snapshots of family activities, leisure, outings, etc. Many photos of children and people dressed in distinctive clothes are included. Album 4 consists mainly of formal portraits of James Coffin and family (some by Genthe), several taken during World War I and World War II in uniforms, and the Coffin House in Massachusetts. Locations include San Francisco Bay Area and other California localities, and various East Coast and locations abroad.

Date:

ca. 1906-1950 (issued)

Subject:

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Coffin family -- Pictorial works
Jethro Coffin House (Nantucket, Mass.) -- Photographs
Children -- Pictorial works
Clothing and dress -- Photographs
California -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works

Note:

Mostly photographic prints, 1 tintype, some postcards and clippings.
Albums 1-2 bear the name of Sarah DeWitt Coffin.
Photographers include W.E. Worden, George Fiske, and Arnold Genthe.
Transferred from the A. Crawford Greene papers (BANC MSS 68/55)

Type:

graphic
Portraits.
Clippings.
Postcards.

Physical Description:

graphic
picture
4 albums (ca. 950 items) : some color ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1968.005--ALB 1
BANC PIC 1968.005--fALB 2
BANC PIC 1968.005--fALB 3
BANC PIC 1968.005--fALB 4

Origin:

Various places

Related Item:

A. Crawford Greene papers : Greene, A. Crawford, : b. 1885