Patton Family Collection of Negatives and Photographs [graphic], 1885-1945, (bulk 1895-1907)


Patton family. Patton Family Collection of Negatives and Photographs [graphic], 1885-1945, (bulk 1895-1907)

Patton Family Collection of Negatives and Photographs [graphic], 1885-1945, (bulk 1895-1907)

The Patton Family Collection consists of 156 glass plate negatives, 218 film negatives, 875 photographs (mostly copy prints), and a negative book, 1885-1945 (bulk 1895-1907), created and/or collected by members of the Patton family and friends. The collection provides an intimate look into the private lives of one of Southern California's prominent families around the turn of the twentieth century. In addition to the images created by Ann Wilson, the collection includes photographs created by Joseph Harrison Lamson, Frank G. Schumacher, George Steckel, and James D. Westervelt.

16 boxes (7.73 linear feet)

Related Entities

There are 13 Entities related to this resource.

Patton, Anne Wilson (person)

Banning, Hancock, Sr. (person)

Schumacher, Frank G., 1861- (person)

Patton, Susan Glassell (person)

Westervelt, James D., 1844- (person)

Wilson, Anne, 1943- (person)

Patton family. (person)

Benjamin D. Wilson, second Mayor of Los Angeles, and his second wife, Margaret S. Hereford, had one son and three daughters, one of whom married James DeBarth Shorb (1842-1896) and another, Ruth, who married George Smith Patton (1856-1927) (one-time District Attorney of Los Angeles and the first Mayor of San Marino) on December 10, 1884. Patton and his wife sired two children, George Smith Patton, Jr. (1885-1945) or "Georgie" and Anne Wilson Patton (1887-1971) or "Nita." Patton and his family re...

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 ...

Lamson, Joseph Harrison, 1840-1902 (person)

Resident of Lubec, Maine. Lamson arrived in San Francisco, 1852, and operated a grocery in Sacramento. From the description of Sketch of a hasty tour through a part of Maine, Lower Canada, Vermont, and New Hampshire in the months of July and August 1827, 1827 Nov. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62255999 ...

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

Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927 (person)

Henry Edwards Huntington (1850-1927), founder of the Huntington Library, was born in Oneonta, New York. In 1892 he went to San Francisco to work for his uncle, Collis Potter Huntington, who was President of the Southern Pacific Railway Company. After Collis's death in 1900 and Henry's purchase of the Shorb ranch in 1902, Henry moved his business interests to the Los Angeles area, organizing the Pacific Electric Railway Company, the Huntington Land and Improvement Company, and other real estate a...

Patton, Ruth Wilson (person)

Banning family (person)