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Desmond, Lawrence Gustave Photographs from the Desmond-Mueller family papers. [graphic].
BANC PIC 1962 - 2011--NNEG misc. box 9 (NNEG 4x5); BANC PIC 2011.010--ALB v.5; BANC PIC 2011.010--B B box; BANC PIC 2011.010--NEG NEG box 1; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs from the Desmond-Mueller family papers

Creator/Contributor:

Desmond, Lawrence Gustave, 1935-, creator

Abstract:

Snapshot and portrait photographs depicting multiple generations of the Desmond and Mueller families in California and Switzerland. Also includes a small amount of photographs of the Uccelli and Whang families of California. Most photographs taken in family homes or during travels and leisure outings throughout California, including such places as San Francisco, Yosemite Valley, Lake Tahoe, and other Sierra Nevada locations, and Marin County, as well as several other locations in the United States and Mexico. Photograph by L.G. Desmond of a 1969 Vietnam War protest march in San Francisco are present. Also includes a landscape painting of Mount Tamalpais by Felix F. Desmond.

Date:

ca. 1890-ca. 2005 (issued)

Subject:

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Desmond, Lawrence Gustave -- 1935- -- Pictorial works
Mueller-Desmond, Marguerite -- Pictorial works
Desmond family -- Pictorial works
Mueller family -- Pictorial works
Leisure -- California -- Photographs
California -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Switzerland -- Pictorial works
Mexico -- Pictorial works

Note:

Collected or photographed by Lawrence Gustave Desmond.
Each album accompanied by summary of contents, supplied by donor.
Entire contents of volumes 2, 8, 10, 11 and 12 rehoused into PIC box 1, PIC box 2, and AX box 1: leaves disbound and/or photographs removed and rehoused for preservation purposes. A few loose photographs found in other albums were also removed and rehoused.
Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED PAINTING: Use of painting only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning this item should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.
Cartons 5-6: SLIDES and NEGATIVES/ Use by appointment only. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NEG box 1: NEGATIVES. Use by appointment only. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NITRATE NEGATIVES CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.
Gift; of Lawrence Desmond; 2010.
Films transferred to the Motion Picture collection of The Bancroft Library (Motion Picture 1404).
Print-on-demand books made by L.G. Desmond using his own photographs, chiefly of Mexican locales, have been cataloged separately.
Marguerite Mueller-Desmond was born in Switzerland in 1908. She came to the United States as a nursing student in 1929. While working in San Francisco, she met Lawrence C. Desmond, whom she married in 1931. They had homes in San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Their son Lawrence Gustave Desmond was born in 1935. A specialist in the civilization of the ancient Maya, he recieved his PhD in anthropology and archaeology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and is affiliated with the Moses Mesoamerican Archive and Research Project at Harvard University and the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
List of contents availabe in library.
Transferred from the Desmond-Mueller family papers (BANC MSS 2010/159).

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Portraits.
Paintings.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
8 albums, 2 boxes and 1 oversize box (ca. 2,565 photographic prints), 25 negatives and 1 painting : b&w and color ; various sizes.
4 cartons and 1 box (album pages), 2 cartons (slides and negatives), 1 oversize box (exhibit prints), 1 box (negatives and contact sheets), and 1 box (slides).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1962 - 2011--NNEG misc. box 9 (NNEG 4x5)
BANC PIC 2011.010--ALB v.5
BANC PIC 2011.010--B B box
BANC PIC 2011.010--NEG NEG box 1
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC box 4
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC carton 5
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC carton 6
BANC PIC 2011.010--fALB v.3
BANC PIC 2011.010--fALB v.13
BANC PIC 2011.010--FR box 1
BANC PIC 2011.010--AX box 1
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC carton 1
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC carton 2
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC carton 3
BANC PIC 2011.010--PIC carton 4
BANC PIC 2011.010--fALB v.1
BANC PIC 2011.010--fALB v.4
BANC PIC 2011.010--fALB v.6
BANC PIC 2011.010--fALB v.7
BANC PIC 2011.010--fALB v.9
BANC PIC 2011.010
BANC PIC 2011.010

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED PAINTING: Use of painting only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning this item should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.
Cartons 5-6: SLIDES and NEGATIVES/ Use by appointment only. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NEG box 1: NEGATIVES. Use by appointment only. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NITRATE NEGATIVES CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.

Related Item:

Desmond-Mueller family papers : Desmond, Lawrence.