Guide to the Frances Anderson Photo Collection

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This collection was assembled by Frances Anderson circa 1910 – 1930.  She was a teacher at the Mintie White Elementary School, Watsonville, CA.  It was donated to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History on an unknown date.


Number of Containers:  One (1) Box
Linear Feet:  0.5 Linear Feet


Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Archives
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


This collection consists of photograph album plus some loose photographs of and by Frances Anderson.  The photos are taken at various schools she attended or taught at plus various other locations.  The photograph collection contains 107 photographs.


The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Preferred Citation

The Frances Anderson Collection, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the head of Archives at MAH.  Researchers may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use material not produced by museum personnel.

Process By

G. Gardner

Date Completed


Scope +

The Frances Anderson Collection consists of a small photograph album plus some loose photographs.  The photograph album is black with a cloth covered paper covers and a string tie.  It is approximately 6” x 9”.  The album contains photographs of Frances Anderson, friends, family, and students at various locations she was a student or teacher at and/or visited circa 1910s to 1930.

Contents +

BLACK PHOTO ALBUM (circa 1910s – 1930)

One (1) Box

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains photographs of Frances Anderson, family, friends and students at various locations.  She went to school at Notre Dame High School in Saratoga, CA and at the San Jose State Teachers College (1923).  She taught school at Roseville, Gilroy and finally at Mintie White Elementary School, Watsonville (1927-1928).  There are also photos of various recreational activities specifically the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.  (107 x Photographs)

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