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Guide to the Pribilof Island Fur Seal Photograph Collection
PC0008  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: PC0008
    Creator: Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Title: Pribilof Island fur seal collection
    Dates: 1897
    Physical Description: 56 photonegatives
    Physical Description: 56 photonegatives (3 boxes)
    Summary: Views taken by Jordan while serving on the Pribilof Fur Seal Commission in the summer of 1897. The collection includes views of fur seal rookeries on St. Paul Island and St. George Island, Alaska. Primarily gelatin dry plates.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections 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, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Pribilof Island Fur Seal Photograph Collection (PC0008). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    First president of Stanford University (1891-1913), Jordan was an ichthyologist and naturalist. He was an active conservationist, a founding member of the Sierra Club, and served on numerous governmental commissions.

    Description of the Collection

    Views taken by Jordan while serving on the Pribilof Fur Seal Commission in the summer of 1897. The collection includes views of fur seal rookeries on St. Paul Island and St. George Island, Alaska. Primarily gelatin dry plates.

    Access Terms

    Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Glass Plate negatives
    Pribilof Islands (Alaska)--Description and travel--Views.
    Seals (animals)--Alaska--Pribilof Islands.