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Adam Clark Vroman photographic postcards of California missions and Camulos Ranch

Creator:
Vroman, A. C. (Adam Clark), 1856-1916  Search this
Names:
Mission La Purísima Concepción (Calif.)  Search this
Mission San Antonio de Pala  Search this
Mission San Gabriel Arcangel (San Gabriel, Calif.)  Search this
Mission San Juan Capistrano  Search this
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)  Search this
Mission San Miguel Arcangel (San Miguel, Calif.)  Search this
Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (Mission : Calif.)  Search this
San Antonio de Pádua (Mission)  Search this
San Buenaventura Mission  Search this
San Carlos Borromeo Basilica (Carmel, Calif.)  Search this
San Francisco de Asís Mission (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
San Juan Bautista (Mission : San Juan Bautista, Calif.)  Search this
San Luis Rey Mission (Calif.)  Search this
Santa Barbara Mission  Search this
Santa Clara Mission  Search this
Santa Inés Mission (Solvang, Calif.)  Search this
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Ramona  Search this
Extent:
48 Postcards (collotype)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Place:
Camulos (Calif.)
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents note:
Photographic postcards made by Adam Clark Vroman of California Missions and Camulos Ranch, part of "Vroman's Series of Postcards." The depicted mission include San Juan Bautista, Santa Clara, San Luis Rey de Francia, San Juan Capistrano, San Gabriel Arcangel, San Antonio de Pala, San Diego de Alcala, San Buenaventura, Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez, La Purisima Conception, San Luis Obispo de Toloso, San Miguel, San Antonio de Padua, Our Lady of Solitude, Soledad, San Fernando Rey, San Francisco de Asis, Carmel (Monterey), and San Francisco Solano. The photographs of Camulos Ranch relate to Helen Hunt Jackson's book Ramona and have the subtitle "Ramona Haunts" with a notation of related book pages.
Biographical/Historical note:
Adam Clark Vroman (1856-1916) was a bookstore owner and photographer of Southwest Indians and culture. He and his wife moved to Pasadena, California, in 1892, where he took up photography, mostly documenting pueblos in New Mexico. After his wife's death in 1894, Vroman opened a bookstore in Pasadena, though he continued to make photography excursions to southern California, Arizona, and New Mexico. He also made photographs for the Bureau of American Ethnology during two expeditions in 1897 and 1899. Vroman's photographs illustrated the 1913 edition of Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-58
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Vroman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 92-3, the records of the Department of Anthropology, and the BAE historical negatives.
Correspondence from Vroman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Otis Tufton Mason papers.
The Smithsonian American Art Musem, University of California-Riverside's Museum of Photography, Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona Libraries hold Vroman photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Missions -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-58, Adam Clark Vroman photographic postcards of California missions and Camulos Ranch, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-58
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-58

New Deal adobe : the Civilian Conservation Corps and the reconstruction of Mission La Purísima, 1934-1942 / Christine E. Savage

Author:
Savage, Christine E. 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Mission La Purísima Concepción (Calif.)  Search this
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
162 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Lompoc Region
Lompoc Region (Calif.)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Spanish mission buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Indian architecture--Conservation and restoration  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F869.M65 S28 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_414101

Mission Santa Ines, virgen y martir, and its ecclesiastical seminary ; Mission La Purísima Concepción / by Fr. Zephyrin Engelhardt

Author:
Engelhardt, Zephyrin 1851-1934  Search this
Subject:
Santa Inés Mission (Solvang, Calif.)  Search this
Mission La Purísima Concepción (Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 194, [8], ix, 131, [5] pages : ill., ports., map, plans. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1932
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082340

Alta California troops : acculturation and material wealth in a presidio and mission context, 1769-1810 / by Diane Everett Barbolla

Author:
Barbolla, Diane Everett  Search this
Subject:
Presidio de San Diego (San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
San Diego Mission  Search this
Mission La Purísima Concepción (Calif.)  Search this
Mission San Diego de Padua (Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 215 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
San Diego
San Diego (Calif.)
Date:
1992
To 1846
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Archaeology and history  Search this
History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F869.S22 B23 1992a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_464412

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