Orrin Peck Collection of Photographs [graphic], 1878-1951 (bulk 1890-1915).


Orrin Peck Collection of Photographs [graphic], 1878-1951 (bulk 1890-1915).

The collection consists of 298 photographs, 1878-1951 (bulk 1890-1915), collected by Orrin Peck, portraitist and landscape painter, and his sister Janet. Primarily portraits, the photographs depict friends and acquaintances (both identified and unidentified) of Orrin and Janet Peck, with particular emphasis on Phoebe Apperson Hearst and William Randolph Hearst. Also included are California scenes, including numerous views of San Francisco; unidentified residential exteriors and interiors; views of Mrs. Hearst's home, La Hacienda del Pozo de Verona in Alameda County, California; and views of William Randolph Hearst's castle "Wyntoon" (designed by architect Julia Morgan) near Mount Shasta, California. Photographers represented in the collection include Adt Portrait Studio, Waterbury, Connecticut; Joseph Albert, Munich; James C.H. Balmain, Edinburgh; Adolphe Braun, Paris; Bushnell Photo Company, San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose; Edgar A. Cohen, Alameda; Coover and Rasmussen, San Francisco; Alfred Ellis and Walery, London; Falk, New York City; Amasa P. Flaglor, San Francisco; Arnold Genthe; Theodore Gubelman, Jersey City; Franz Hanfstanegl, Munich; Frederick O. Haussler, San Francisco; C. Holzer, Munich; Thomas Houseworth, San Francisco; Imperial Photographic Gallery, San Francisco; C.W.J. Johnson, Monterey; Charles Lainer, San Francisco; Charles Lallie, London; Joseph Leeb, Munich; Ludovici's Photographic and Crayon Studios, New York; Theodore C. Marceau, New York; Luigi Montabone, Florence; G.D. Morse, San Francisco; Gabriel Moulin, San Francisco; Fried Muller, Munich; A.J. Neale, Worcester; Nelson and Bailey, Bakersfield; Pach Brothers, New York and Cambridge; Parker, Washington, D.C.; Piggott; Prince, New York, Washington, D.C.; N.H. Reed, Santa Barbara; Ruesch and Reisch; San Francisco Gallery, Towne, Photographer, Portland, Oregon; Sarony, New York; J.B. Scholl, Philadelphia; Herbert E. Simpson, Toronto; Isaiah West Taber, San Francisco; Carl Teufel, Munich; Louis Thors, San Francisco; Hector M. Vaughan, San Francisco; Vaughan and Keith, San Francisco; R.J. Waters, San Francisco;and White, New York.

5 boxes (4.58 linear feet)


SNAC Resource ID: 6814110

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Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919

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Phoebe Elizabeth Apperson Hearst was born in St. Clair, Missouri, the daughter of Drucilla (Whitmire) and Randolph Walker Apperson. In 1860, businessman George Hearst met Phoebe when he returned to St. Clair to care for his dying mother. When they married on June 15, 1862, George Hearst was 41 years old, and Phoebe was 19. Soon after their marriage the Hearsts moved to San Francisco, California, where Phoebe gave birth to their only child, William Randolph Hearst. As a very successful miner wh...

Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

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William Randolph Hearst Sr. (April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951) was an American businessman, newspaper publisher, and politician known for developing the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company, Hearst Communications. His flamboyant methods of yellow journalism influenced the nation's popular media by emphasizing sensationalism and human interest stories. Hearst entered the publishing business in 1887 with Mitchell Trubitt after being given control of The San Francisco Examiner by his ...

Ludovici, J.

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Ellis and Walery.

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Santa Barbara Mission

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Mission Santa Barbara is a Spanish mission founded by Padre Fermín Lasuén on December 4, 1786, the feast day of Saint Barbara, as the tenth mission for the religious conversion of the indigenous local Chumash-Barbareño tribe of Native American people. It is located in present-day Santa Barbara....

Bushnell Photo Company.

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Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942

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German-born American photographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to [Isadora Duncan], [1915 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 501196416 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to [Isadora Duncan], Tuesday [ca. 1915]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 501196335 Photographer and pioneer in dance photography. From the description of Correspondence and writings, 1928-1942. (New York Public Library). Worl...

Braun, Adolphe, 1811-1877

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Houseworth, Thomas, 1829-1915

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Imperial Photographic Gallery.

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Coover, D. R.

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Adt, Alfred A.

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Waters, Raper James, 1856-

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Raper J. Waters was a native Californian and began his career as a photographer in Nevada in the 1880s. R.J. Waters opened a commercial photography studio in San Francisco in 1892 at 110 Sutter Street. In 1902 Gabriel Moulin joined R.J. Waters and the business name changed to R.J. Waters and Company until 1909. From the description of Golden Gate Park photograph album, 1896-1902. (San Francisco Public Library). WorldCat record id: 526652820 Raper James Waters (b. 1856) was a...

Holzer, C.

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Simpson, Herbert E.

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Moulin, Gabriel, 1872-1945

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Gabriel Moulin was a San Francisco photographer who documented 20th century San Francisco. Moulin originally worked for Isaac Taber and R.J. Waters until he began Moulin Studios. Moulin was one of the official photographers of the Golden Gate International Exposition. The publication of the album was sponsored by the Mayor and Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco. From the description of San Francisco Building : Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939, Treasure I...

Thors, Louis

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La Hacienda del Pozo de Verona (Alameda County, Calif.)

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Rasmussen, J. Charles.

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

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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...

Reed, N. H.

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Cohen, E. A. (Edgar A.)

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Hanfstaengl, Franz, 1804-1877

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Nelson and Bailey.

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Vaughan and Keith.

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Neale, A. J.

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Vaughan, Hector M.

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Morse, George Daniels.

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Peck, Orrin M., 1860-1921

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Born in Hobart, New York April 13, 1860, son of James and Margaret H. Peck, brother to Helen P. Sanborn and Janet M. (Janet Moore) Peck (b. 1878). His mother Margaret befriended Phoebe Apperson Hearst (1842-1919) on a steamship voyage from Panama to San Francisco, and Orrin became a close friend of Phoebe's son, William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951). Peck studied art at the Akademie der Kunst in Munich from 1883 to 1889; in 1889 he moved to London with his sister Janet. He became an accomplished p...

Scholl, J. B.

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Flaglor, Amasa P.

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Flaglor was a photographer of San Francisco and Humboldt County. From the description of Amasa P. Flaglor letter : ALS, 1889 Dec. 19. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122550329 ...

Charles, Lallie, 1869-1919

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Haussler, Frederick O.

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San Francisco Gallery (Portland, Or.)

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Montabone, Luigi.

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San Antonio de Pala (San Diego County, Calif.)

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Pach Brothers

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Walter Pach was a painter, critic, and art historian; New York,N.Y. He was the son of Gotthelf Pach, a commercial photographer who, along with his family, ran the New York firm of Pach Brothers. Walter Pach often accompanied his father on photographic assignments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the description of [Walter Pach] / [graphic] Pach Bros. [192-] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477618 ...

Albert, Joseph, 1825-1886

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Joseph Albert did architectural, portrait, and documentary medical photography and had studios in Munich and Augsburg. He was "royal" photographer to Bavaria's Ludwig II ("Mad Ludwig"). From the description of Die Bayerischen Königs-Schlösser, Neuschwanstein. 1877. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77615791 ...

Marceau, Theodore C., 1860-1922

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Johnson, Charles Wallace Jacob.

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Ruesch and Reisch.

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Peck, Janet,

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Balmain, James C. H.

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Wyntoon (Mount Shasta, Calif.)

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Teufel, Carl, 1845-1912

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Leeb, Joseph.

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Lainer, Charles, (fl. 1880s-1890s)

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