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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

The wishing chair : a tale of Mission San Miguel / by Helen M. Roberts ; illustrated by Muriel Lawrence

Author:
Roberts, Helen M. 1896-  Search this
Subject:
Mission San Miguel Arcangel (San Miguel, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Place:
California
Date:
1948
Cl948
Topic:
Missions  Search this
Call number:
PZ7.R54 Wi 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_766217

The lands of Mission San Miguel / by Wallace V. Ohles ; illustrations by Helly Blythe ... [et al.]

Author:
Ohles, Wallace V. 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Mission San Miguel Arcangel (San Miguel, Calif.) History  Search this
Physical description:
x, 367 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
San Luis Obispo County (Calif.)
San Miguel (Calif.)
Date:
1997
19th century
Topic:
History, Local  Search this
Biography  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_556632

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