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Putnam & Valentine photographs of California

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 383

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 30 photographs of various locations in California, taken by Putnam & Valentine between the 1890s and the 1910s. Includes images of Los Angeles, Yosemite, San Francisco, and the Grand Canyon.


  • aproximately 1890s-1919


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Putnam & Valentine photographs of California must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Putnam & Valentine was a photography studio formed by J.R. Putnam and W.S. Valentine in Los Angeles, which operated between 1898 and 1912.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of Putnam & Valentine photographs of California
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 February 24
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States