Multi-Storied Library: Positively One of a Kind - The Creation and Care of Daguerreotypes

Posted on Wed., July 26, 2023

Learn how daguerreotypes are made and what makes them unique, see examples of historic and contemporary daguerreotypes in The Huntington’s collections, and learn about what’s involved in cataloging and caring for them.

Explore this topic further with the companion research guide.

This event is part of the ongoing webinar series “The Multi-Storied Library,” presented by the Library’s Reader Services department.


Linde Lehtinen, Curator of Photography
Suzanne Oatey, Processing Archivist, Visual and Special Collections Materials
Jessamy Gloor, Lead Paper Conservator
Ibarionex Perello, Special Projects Photographer


Kelly Kress, Senior Accessioning Archivist