Negatives, Film
Mission Houses

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Record 394/3447
Copyright Mission Houses Museum
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Date of photo c. 1850
Description Negative: 1966 safety negative of Mission Houses Grounds (a) and contact print (b).

Catalog card description: "Houses -- Oahu -- Honolulu -- Mission Houses. Drawing by James Chamberlain about 1850, view from King Street."

Notes This negative was digitized as part of a 2009 IMLS grant. Because transfer between permanent material culture collection and library was not reflected on library catalog card, we have determined to put these into a "found in collection" category with a 0__ before the collection number to key us to the fact that these have an older number with the collection that the scope of this project does not allow us to search for at this time. The third number reflects the negative number.

The data entered here is not always representative of the negative itself. For example, if we have in hand a safety negative made in 1966 of an original photograph taken in 1926, "1926" will be entered in the date field. Similarly, many negatives are photographs of books and prints in the HMCS collection. In this case, the date of the original map, book, broadside, etc. is once again the one that is used.

Most negatives are specifically identified as safety negatives based on data from catalog cards, envelopes housing the negatives, inventories, and the film itself. However, it is assumed that all negatives are safety negatives, even when they are not specifically noted as such.
Object Name Negative, Film
People Chamberlain, James Patton
Place Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii (image)
Subjects Mission Houses
Title Mission Houses
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ The images contained in this virtual exhibit are the sole property of Mission Houses Museum.

A National Historic Landmark ~ The Mission Houses Museum and Library are programs of the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1852.~ 553 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813-3002 Tel: (808) 447-3910 Fax (808) 545-2280
Last modified on: August 26, 2010