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Peter Nurkse Digital Collection
MSS.2008.08.12  
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Description
The Peter Nurkse Digital Collection (1846-1906, bulk 1906) is a small collection of digital images donated by Peter Nurkse. The collection contains digital reproductions of the works of early California artists' D.H Goddar and C.R. Parson's and well-known California photographer George Lawrence (1868-1938).Lawrence is best known for his early aerial photography. Lawrence designed his own large-format cameras that specialized in aerial views. Lawrence photographed San José, Santa Cruz County, and San Francisco in the early 20th century. This collection represents his work covering the post-disaster of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco. After taking aerial shots of San Francisco, he traveled south, photographing San Jose, Santa Cruz, Salinas, and Pacific Grove
Extent
0.25 Linear feet, 1 box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
The collection is open for research.