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Finding Aid to the Photographs of Yosemite: with Additional Views of Mt. Shasta, Calif. and Cape Horn, Columbia River, Oregon, circa 1861-1885
BANC PIC 1885.001--ffALB VAULT  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Photographs of Yosemite: with additional views of Mt. Shasta, Calif. and Cape Horn, Columbia River, Oregon
    Date (inclusive): circa 1861-1885
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1885.001--ffALB VAULT
    Creator: Watkins, Carleton E. Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West)
    Extent: 14 photographic prints: albumen. 8 digital objects
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Twelve Yosemite views printed and issued by I.W. Taber, from original negatives taken by Carleton E. Watkins. To this set are added one view of the Columbia River and one of Mount Shasta, probably both taken by Watkins on his Oregon trip of 1867.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Restricted originals. Use viewing prints or digital facsimiles only. Shelved as BANC PIC 1885.001--PIC : Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html. 
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Photographs of Yosemite: with Additional Views of Mt. Shasta, Calif. and Cape Horn, Columbia River, Oregon, BANC PIC 1885.001--ffALB VAULT, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital reproductions of select images are available.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    California--Pictorial works
    Oregon--Pictorial works
    Shasta, Mount (Calif. : Mountain)--Pictorial works
    Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Albumen prints
    Landscapes (Representations)
    Mammoth plates
    Photographs.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Items 1-12 were a gift to the University from I.W. Taber & Co., 1885. Others were a gift of Frank R. Gwens of Bar Harbor, Maine.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Bancroft Library staff.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Twelve Yosemite views printed and issued by I.W. Taber, from original negatives taken by Carleton E. Watkins. To this set are added one view of the Columbia River and one of Mount Shasta, probably both taken by Watkins on his Oregon trip of 1867. Watkins returned to Shasta in 1870, another possible date for this view.