Contents and Arrangement

"Surprised", dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of 41 photographs (averaging 9.5x12 cm. and including 3 cyanotypes) taken by Daggett and documenting his life in the Black Bear, Siskiyou County, California, area: Daggett and his family, his home, mines, a quartz mill, Klamath River Indians, mountain scenery. The majority are annotated with Daggett's descriptive notes on the verso.‡b Also included is the letter (1914) Daggett sent to an unnamed cousin enclosing these photographs and a newspaper clipping announcing his selection as superintendent of the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1893.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

"Surprised"; John Daggett Collection, C0954, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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