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Title
Wm. Spencer Lowden
Contributor
Elite (Photographic firm)
Date Created and/or Issued
188u
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2017-0476.
Bust-length portrait.
William Spencer Lowden was born in Windsor, Massachusetts in 1830 to Spencer Lowden and Mahitable White Bates. Arrived in California in 1849 via overland route. Settled, first, in Sacramento, working as carpenter; mined for gold in Northern California. Moving to Weaverville, purchased Lowden Ranch; built Weaverville and Shasta road, Lewiston turnpike. Surveyed the Weaverville area, working as United States Deputy Surveyor; also, County Surveyor (1876-1882). Employed in early days by Adams Company as race rider, rode for his employer in race from San Francisco to Portland, Or., his part to ride between Tehama and Weaverville. Died in 1912.
Nellie L. Hollingsworth;
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Portraits.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : card mount, print ; 11 x 8 3/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001601068CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Lowden, William Spencer,, 1830-1912--Portraits
Pioneers--California--Weaverville
Carpenters--California--Sacramento
Surveyors--California--Weaverville
Ranchers--California--Weaverville
Sacramento (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Weaverville (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Place
California
Weaverville
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)
Weaverville (Calif.)

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