The rich visual heritage of northeastern California is documented in over 18,000 historical photographs, many dating from the nineteenth century and representing a wide variety of early photographic processes.
The Society's photographic collection of 350,000 images contains photographs of prominent persons, events, cities, towns, geographical features, and agricultural and industrial developments in Montana and in adjoining states; and represents the work of many regional photographers.
The collection begins in the late 1840s with particular strength in the first half of the twentieth century. Images date from 1849 to the 1980s. Included are daguerreotypes, paper prints, glass plate and film negatives, and slides (lantern and 35 mm). The collection is particularly strong in documentation of architecture and the Baltimore Harbor.
Collection comprises over 55,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago Daily News, then one of Chicago's leading newspapers.
Portal showcasing five important public photograph collections of London: Guildhall Library, London Metropolitan Archives, Museum of London, National Monuments Record and Westminster City Archives. Between them they hold over one million photographs dating from the 1840s to present day. Gallery of images and e-mail links to the curators.