Banning Family Collection of Photographs, Part I 1850-1979 (bulk 1880s-1910s)


Banning Family Collection of Photographs, Part I 1850-1979 (bulk 1880s-1910s)

The Banning Family Collection of Photographs, Part I, consists of 996 black and white photographs, 82 glass plate negatives (5 x 7 inches and 5 x 8 inches), and 1 scrapbook, 1855-1979 (bulk 1880s-1910s), collected by the Banning family and depicting various family members and friends and family properties (residential and commercial), with an emphasis on Wilmington and Santa Catalina Island, California. Of special significance are the Catalina photographs documenting the development of the island from a natural enclave with a few inhabitants to a thriving tourist resort. Photographers represented in the collection include G.O. Ayer; Joseph Brent Banning; Boye; Bradley and Rulofson; E.M. Brickey; Henry H. Buehman; Detroit Photographic Company; George N. Dewey; Ida M. Essery; Hervey Friend; William H. Godfrey; A.C. Golsh; Lola L. Huddleston; Truman W. Ingersoll; Charles Ironmonger; Keystone Photo Service; Theodore Marceau; Frank L. Park; J.R. Putnam; Putnam and Valentine; P.V. Reyes; Frank G. Schumacher; Silas Selleck; Stagg Photography; George Steckel; Noren F. Swenson; Isaiah W. Taber; Louis Thors; C.B. Waite; James D. Westervelt; and Charles A. Zimmerman.

8.91 linear feet,; 11 boxes


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Godfrey, W. M. (William Mollock), 1825-1900 (person)

Selleck, Silas. (person)

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Essery, Ida M. (person)

Banning, William Phineas (person)

Huntington family (family)

Wrigley, Philip K. (Philip Knight), 1894-1977 (person)

Banning family. (family)

Biographical Note The Banning Family played a pivotal role in the development of southern California. Phineas Banning (1830-1885) immigrated to California from Philadelphia in 1852, and soon became a partner in a freight and stage-line business that ran between San Pedro and Los Angeles. He founded the settlement of Wilmington near San Pedro, which served as the hub of the Banning Company. Banning’s many business interests included shipping, ...

Waite, C. B. (person)

Putnam and Valentine. (corporateBody)

Banning, Joseph Brent, 1861-1920 (person)

Friend, Hervey (person)

Banning, Phineas, 1830-1885 (person)

Brickey, E. M. (person)

Golsh, A. C. (person)

Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 (person)

Detroit Photographic Co. (corporateBody)

Photographic company, first noted in city registers of Detroit in 1888. Supplied photographs for all purposes, especially for use in books, magazines, and advertising specialities. Many of the prints were of large framing size or suitable for long advertising hangers; however, its speciality was religious material. In the late 1890s, William A. Livingstone became active in the management of the company and at the urging of photographer Edwin H. Husher, he obtained exclusive ownership and rights ...

Ayer, G. O. (person)

Banning, Hancock, 1892-1982 (person)

Thors, Louis (person)

Patton family (family)

Schumacher, Frank G., 1861- (person)

Steckel, Geo. (George), 1864- (person)

Banning, William, 1858-1946. (person)

Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909 (person)

Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912 (person)

Biographical note: Photographer; Henry Buehman was born in Bremen, Germany, the son of Ludwig and Annie Buehman, on May 14, 1851. In 1868, with three years of photographic experience under his belt, Henry emigrated to the United States. He first went to New York, then to California. He arrived in Tucson in 1873 where he first worked for Juan Rodriguez studio, at the corner of Court and Maiden Lane, for about a year, then he bought out Rodriguez and established a photography/dentistry business in...

Fiesta de Los Angeles (corporateBody)

Reyes, P. V. (person)

Vail family (family)

Dewey, George N. (person)

Bradley and Rulofson. (corporateBody)

Westervelt, James D., 1844- (person)

Park, Frank L. (person)

Banning, Joseph Brent, 1889-1969 (person)

Huddleston, Lola L. (person)

Putnam, J. R. (person)

Keystone Photo Service (corporateBody)

Hotel St. Catherine (Santa Catalina Island, Calif.) (corporateBody)

Banning, Katharine Mary (person)

Rogers, Will, 1879-1935 (person)

American humorist. From the description of Letter, ca. 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435313 From the description of Scrapbook, 1928-1933. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437760 Comedian and author. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [192-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270916060 ...

Banning, Katharine Stewart (person)

Ironmonger, Charles. (person)

Swenson, Noren F. (person)

Ayer family (family)

Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912 (person)

Morris Badt was born in Schwersenz, Posen, Germany in 1830. He emigrated to New York in 1847 and moved to San Francsico in 1851, where he established a mercantile business. He later established businesses in Elko and Wells, Nevada. He married Lena Posener in 1868. Badt died in San Francisco in 1899. Mirel Lipshuetz Badt was the stepmother of Morris Badt. (From genealogical information provided by donors.) From the description of Morris Badt family portraits [graphic]. ca. 1880-ca. 18...

Ingersoll, T. W. (Truman Ward), 1862-1922 (person)

Stagg Photographers (Los Angeles, Calif.). (corporateBody)

Banning, Hancock, 1865-1925 (person)

Boye. (person)

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1856-1927 (person)

George Smith Patton (1856-1927) was born in Virginia. His father, George Smith Patton (1833-1864), served with the Confederate Army during the Civil War and was killed in the Third Battle of Winchester in 1864. In 1866, his mother Susan Thornton Glassell Patton (1835-1883) joined her brother Andrew Glassell in California, along with ten-year-old George, his sisters Ellen (who later married Thomas Brown) and Susan, and brother Andrew (known to the family as Glassell). In 1870 Susan married George...

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 (person)

George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a general of the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the United States Army Central in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Born in 1885, Patton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the United States Military Academy at West Point. He studied fencing and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber, more commonly known ...

Marceau, Theodore C., 1860-1922 (person)