Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Clum, John Philip

Clum, John Philip[1, 2]

Male 1851 - 1932  (80 years)

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  • Name Clum, John Philip 
    Born 1 Sep 1851  Claverack, Columbia County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Christened 16 Dec 1852  Reformed Church, Claverack, Columbia County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1898-1899  Alaska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1898-1899  Yukon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 May 1932  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I307  Camera Workers | C, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2017 

  • Photos
    Amateur photographer John P. Clum as he appeared in the 1870s.
    Amateur photographer John P. Clum as he appeared in the 1870s.
    Published in an obituary by Paul A.F. Walter for the New Mexico Historical Review, v. 7, no. 3 (July 1932): 292-296.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur (visit).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Chief clerk to the Chief Post Office Inspector in Washington, D.C., Clum spent six months touring Alaska and the Yukon. He later served as postmaster of Fairbanks until 1909 and then moved to California. He subsequently gave illustrated lectures using tinted stereo lantern slides for missionary purposes on the Eastern seaboard.
    • FORMATS: stereo lantern slides (tinted).

  • Sources 
    1. [S702] COLLECTION: UAZ.
      Papers of John Philip Clum, 1860-1975 (bulk 1874-1931), collection no. AZ 003 and John Philip Clum collection, 1874-1917, collection no. MS 284.


    2. [S909] Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 12, 8 Feb 1899.
      via M. Cirelli, 25 Feb 1997.

    3. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      URL (accessed 13 Feb 2017): https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14731883

    4. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"; URL (accessed 13 Feb 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2HP-B66

    5. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "California Death Index, 1905-1939"; URL (accessed 13 Feb 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSM-TLRW