Lukens, Theodore Parker, 1848-1918

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Theodore P. Lukens was a conservationist and pioneer community leader in Pasadena, CA. Born in Ohio, he came to California with his wife in 1880. He became active in business and municipal affairs, serving as president of the Board of Trustees of the city of Pasadena in 1890-92 and 1894-95. Lukens was a friend of John Muir and promoted many conservation causes. He served as supervisor of the Angeles National Forest in the San Gabriel Mountains from 1905-07 and throughout his career held various positions in private and government forestry organizations. Lukens remained prominent in civic affairs in Pasadena until his death in 1918.

From the description of Papers of Theodore Parker Lukens, 1848-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570712

Theodore P. Lukens (1848-1918) was a conservationist and pioneer community leader in Pasadena, California. Born in Ohio, he came to California with his wife in 1880. He became active in business and municipal affairs, serving as president of the Board of Trustees of the city of Pasadena in 1890-1892 and 1894-1895. Lukens was a friend of John Muir and promoted many conservation causes. He served as supervisor of the Angeles National Forest in the San Gabriel Mountains from 1905-1907 and throughout his career held various positions in private and government forestry organizations. Lukens remained prominent in civic affairs in Pasadena until his death in 1918.

From the description of Theodore P. Lukens Collection of Negatives [graphic], 1882-1903, undated (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 123464268

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Theodore P. Lukens (1848-1918) was a conservationist and pioneer community leader in Pasadena, California. Born in Ohio, he came to California with his wife in 1880. He became active in business and municipal affairs, serving as president of the Board of Trustees of the city of Pasadena in 1890-1892 and 1894-1895. Lukens was a friend of John Muir and promoted many conservation causes. He served as supervisor of the Angeles National Forest in the San Gabriel Mountains from 1905-1907 and throughout his career held various positions in private and government forestry organizations. Lukens remained prominent in civic affairs in Pasadena until his death in 1918.

From the guide to the Theodore P. Lukens Collection of Negatives, 1882-1903, undated, (The Huntington Library)

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associatedWith Banning, Joseph Brent person
associatedWith Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. person
associatedWith Braunton, Ernest. person
associatedWith Brown family family
associatedWith Brown family family
associatedWith Dyer, Herman, person
associatedWith Gaut, Helen Lukens person
associatedWith Gaut, Helen Lukens person
associatedWith Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938. person
associatedWith Hubert Howe Bancroft collection. person
associatedWith Kinney, Abbot, 1850-1920. person
associatedWith LeConte, Joseph N. (Joseph Nisbet), 1870-1950. person
associatedWith Lukens, Theodore P., 1848-1918. person
associatedWith Markham, Henry Harrison, 1840-1923 person
associatedWith Mount Wilson Observatory. corporateBody
associatedWith Muir, John, 1838-1914 person
associatedWith Otis, Harrison Gray, 1837-1917. person
associatedWith Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946. person
associatedWith San Fernando, Rey de Espana (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith San Fernando, Rey de Espana (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Van Dyke, Theodore S. (Theodore Strong), b. 1842 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Tioga Road (Calif.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
Kings River (Calif.)
North America
Walnut Canyon National Monument (Ariz.)
Strawberry Valley (San Jacinto Mountains, Calif.)
California--Riverside County
San Gabriel River (Calif.)
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)
Mono County (Calif.)
Strawberry Valley (San Jacinto Mountains, Calif.)
Kern River (Calif.)
Mount San Gorgonio (Calif.)
California--Los Angeles County
California--Sierra Nevada
San Diego (Calif.)
Flagstaff (Ariz.)
Devils Postpile National Monument (Calif.)
Calaveras County (Calif.)
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
Devils Postpile National Monument (Calif.)
Mount Baldy (Calif.)
Kern River (Calif.)
California--San Bernardino Mountains
Tulare County (Calif.)
Eaton Canyon (Calif.)
California--Santa Barbara
Wilson, Mount (Calif. : Mountain)
California, Southern
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Inyo County (Calif.)
Mount Baldy (Calif.)
California--San Diego
Lowe, Mount (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
San Diego (Calif.)
Mount Islip (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Tenaya Lake (Calif.)
Bear Creek (San Bernardino Mountains, Calif.)
Flagstaff (Ariz.)
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County, Calif.)
California
California--San Gabriel Mountains
Walnut Canyon National Monument (Ariz.)
Pasadena (Calif.)
California--Death Valley
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)
California--Santa Catalina Island
California--Pasadena--Photographs
Islip, Mount (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Calaveras County (Calif.)
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)
California--Pasadena
Inyo County (Calif.)
San Gorgonio Mountain (Calif.)
Fresno County (Calif.)
California--San Jacinto Mountains
Fresno County (Calif.)
Lowe, Mount (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Pasadena (Calif.)
Wilson, Mount (Calif.)
Pasadena (Calif.)
Kings River (Calif.)
California
San Bernardino Mountains (Calif.)
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
Wilson, Mount (Calif. : Mountain)
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Eaton Canyon (Calif.)
Bear Canyon (Calif.)
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County, Calif.)
San Bernardino Mountains (Calif.)
California
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)
San Jacinto Mountains (Calif.)
Bear Canyon (Calif.)
Bear Creek (San Bernardino Mountains, Calif.)
San Jacinto Mountains (Calif.)
Mono County (Calif.)
Tenaya Lake (Calif.)
Tulare County (Calif.)
San Gabriel River (Calif.)
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Log cabins--Photographs
Reforestation--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Forests and forestry--Photographs
Forest nurseries--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Trees--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Campers (Persons)--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Petroglyphs--Photographs
National parks and reserves
Interior decoration
Hotels--California--San Jacinto Mountains--Photographs
Forests and forestry--California--Photographs
Mines--Photographs
Log cabins--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Forest nurseries--Photographs
Elementary schools--Photographs
Schools--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Deserts--Photographs
Trees--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Hotels--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Forests and forestry
Hotels--California--Santa Barbara--Photographs
Miners--Photographs
Trees--California--Sierra Nevada--Photographs
Elementary schools--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Stagecoaches--Photographs
Hotels--Photographs
Hotels--California--Santa Catalina Island--Photographs
Camp sites, facilities, etc.--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Dwellings--Photographs
Campers (Persons)--California--San Bernardino Mountains--Photographs
Flowers--Photographs
Campers (Persons)--Photographs
Miners--Dwellings--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Dwellings--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Interiors--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Forest reserves
Trees--California--San Bernardino Mountains--Photographs
Reforestation--Photographs
Miners--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs
Indian arts--North America--Photographs
Schools--Photographs
Mines--California--Los Angeles County--Photographs
Miners--Dwellings--Photographs
Camp sites, facilities, etc.--Photographs
Trees--Photographs
Natural resources
Children--Photographs
Conservation of natural resources
Art objects--Photographs
Indian art--Photographs
Petroglyphs--California--Death Valley--Photographs
Interiors--Photographs
Deserts--California--Riverside County--Photographs
Trees--California--San Jacinto Mountains--Photographs
Flowers--California--Photographs
Interior decoration--California--Pasadena--Photographs
Hotels--California--San Diego--Photographs
Camp sites, facilities, etc.--California--San Bernardino Mountains--Photographs
Deserts--California--Los Angeles County--Photographs
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Birth 1848-10-06

Death 1918-07-01

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