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Peter Nurkse Digital Collection
MSS.2008.08.12  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Peter Nurkse Digital Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2008.08.12
    Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet, 1 box
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1906
    Date (inclusive): 1846-1906
    Abstract: 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
    Physical Location: Vault 1, Range 21A.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gifted to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections and Archives by Peter Nuske in 2008.

    Preferred Citation

    Peter Nurkse Digital Collection, MSS-2008-08-12, San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

    Processing History

    Processed by Madison Burgess. Reviewed by Danelle Moon. Finding aid created in the Archivist Toolkit.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into a single series: Series I: California Photographs and Art 1846-1906 (bulk 1906).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Goddar, D.H.
    Lawrence, George
    Parson, C.R.
    California -- Aerial photographs
    Monterey County (Calif.) -- Aerial photographs
    San Francisco (Calif.) -- Aerial photographs
    San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Aerial photographs
    Santa Cruz County (Calif.) -- Aerial photographs