Delmar Watson Photographic Archives, Inc.

Address: 
6762 Hawthorn Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90028
United States
Contact: 
Mrs. Antoinette Watson
Phone: 
(818) 484-8130

Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

Dating back to the late 1800’s, the archive contains over 2 million negatives, photographs, and turn-of-the-century 5X7 glass negatives of numerous events in Los Angeles and history at large. Also included are recorded oral histories, photographic scrapbooks, photographic equipment and memorabilia. Covering 180 years of the vast panoply of human endeavor, it is one of the largest, privately owned collections of general interest photographs in the United States.

Regions covered: 
Entire Los Angeles region
Languages: 

Management

Catalog System: 
Cataloged holdings are recorded by subject matter.
Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
Yes
Exhibited?: 
Yes