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William John Locke, 1863-1930
Literary File, Photography Collection

28 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The William John Locke Literary File consists of 28 items, the majority of which are portraits of Locke alone or with others. Additional subjects include his parents, Charlie Locke, Topley Williams, and Herbert Hoover as well as Locke's rooms at college. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Locke, W. J.


Item List

Accession / P No.              Description
P1-P7, P8A-P8B, P9-P10 Portraits of Locke at various ages.
P11Portrait (cabinet card) of Locke with two unidentified men.
P12-P17 Portraits of Locke at Universal Studios on the set of the movie Eternal Love with various people, including Mona Rico and Ernst Lubitsch, 1928 or 1929.
P18Portrait (hand-tinted cabinet card) of Locke's mother as a young woman.
P19Portrait of Locke's father, Sept. 1917.
P20-P21Portraits (carte-de-visite) of Charlie Locke, Oct. 2, 1870.
P22 Portrait (cabinet card) of Charlie Locke (left), John Locke (right), and unidentified man (middle), 1895 or later.
P23 Portrait (carte-de-visite) of Topley Williams, March 1883.
P24Portrait of Herbert Hoover, signed and inscribed to Mr. and Mrs. William John Locke.
P25 Portrait (cabinet card) of a young man (Locke?).
P26-P27Views (cabinet cards) of Locke's room at college.


Index of Photographers

Arbuthnot, Malcolm, 1877-1967--P8A-P8B
Bassano, Alexander--P4
Bird, Fred C.--P2
Dalby Art Gallery--P19
Doisen (Paris, France)--P22
Dover Street Studios--P5
Fraas, Edward--P23
Gillman, Charles--P3
Little Art Shop--P9, P12
London School of Photography--P1
London Stereoscopic Co.--P21
Porter, Sydney--P11
Stuart Bros. (London, England)--P18
Underwood & Underwood--P24
West London Photographic Studio--P20


William John Locke Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 19 June 2007)

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