Following are titles and brief descriptions of captioned albums. Most
of the albums contain black and white prints, with an average of four
prints per page. Note that the photo albums constitute only a fraction
of the image archives.
Scenes in Lower California, Mexico (135 pages) 19231926,
Includes trips by L.M.
Huey, Clinton G. Abbott, and others, to Sierra San Pedro Martir,
Sierra Juarez, Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Scammon Lagoon.
Guadalupe Island and scenes en route (45 pages) 19231926
Includes July 1923, August 1924 and June 1926 trips to Guadalupe
Island. The August 1924 trip is particularly well-documented.
Scenes on Coronado Islands, Mexico (22 pages) 19241925
to the Coronado Islands in 1924 and a trip to San Clemente
Island, California, 1925.
Whaling scenes (17 pages) 1926
A trip to Trinidad Whaling Station, Humboldt County, California.
July 12Aug 31, 1926. Includes pictures of the Trinidad coast,
the whaling boat and activities, black-footed albatross, fin-backed
whale, and California gray whale.
Scenes in country other than Lower California, including plant
studies, scenes showing Museum's truck and staff collecting specimens (84
Includes Bard, California; Laguna Dam, Colorado River and Picacho,
Imperial County, California; mountains, bridges, dams, Thousand Palm
Canyon, San Diego County.
Living bird, animal, insect subjects, including nests and eggs
of birds not in museum groups (50 pages) 19221925
Includes baby house mice, bobcat kittens, cooper hawks, willow goldfinches,
baby shrikes, alligator lizard, trapdoor spiders, tarantulas; locations
include San Diego County, Imperial County, Baja California.
Mounted groups, taxidermy work, details of groups (108
Includes exhibits and taxidermist at work.
San Diego Natural History MuseumView of 1980
Includes images and descriptions of staff from different departments.
Two albums, with mushroom species identified.