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Guide to the Chestnutwood Photo Album Collection (1888)

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Collection Number



This collection was assembled by the Chesnutwood Business College Class of 1888.


Number of Containers: 1
Linear Feet: 1.5 Linear Feet 

Repository :

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Archives
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


This collection consists of one (1) embossed leather bound album about 16 ½” x 13 ½” x 3 ½”. The album was donated by Linda Porter and Robert Wootten in 1991 and was presented to J.A. Chestnutwood of the Chesnutwood Business College in 1888. The album contains one hundred thirty-eight black and white 4 x 6” studio portraits and four (4) large oval (approx. 4×4”) portraits. Some portraits feature autographs or captions identifying the individual or photography studio, many do not. There are also two small (approx. 3×3”) photos, and some loose photos in the pages.


The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Preferred Citation

Chestnutwood Album Collection, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the head of Archives at MAH. Researchers may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use material not produced by museum personnel.

Process By

Renata McRee

Date Completed