Guide to the Stereographs of Yosemite Valley

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California Historical Society
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History--California History--Northern California History

Guide to the Stereographs of Yosemite Valley

Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06

California Historical Society



North Baker Research Library

San Francisco, California

Contact Information:

  • California Historical Society
  • North Baker Research Library
  • 678 Mission Street
  • San Francisco, California 94105-4014
  • Phone: (415) 357-1848, ext. 20
  • Fax: (415) 357-1850
  • Email: reference@calhist.org
  • URL: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/
Processed by:
Wendy Welker
Date Completed:
August 2003
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2003 California Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stereographs of Yosemite Valley,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1868-1870s
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06
Creator: Thomas Houseworth & Co.
Extent: 16 photographic prints (mounted), 8.5 x 17.5 cm.
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Abstract: Stereographs of Yosemite Valley taken by Thomas Houseworth & Co.
Physical location: Please consult repository.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to California Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Historical Society 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Stereographs of Yosemite Valley, PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06 , California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

Acquisition Information

Consult repository.

Scope and Contents Note

Contains views of Yosemite Valley that include many of its mountains, lakes, and waterfalls.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Waterfalls--California--Yosemite Valley--Photographs
Mountains--California--Yosemite Valley--Photographs
Lakes--California--Yosemite Valley--Photographs
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)--Pictorial works

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Houseworth, Thomas


Container List

Stereo No. 1605

Yo-Semite Falls, 2,634 feet high.

Stereo No. 1615

Yo-Semite Valley, from the Mariposa Trail.

Stereo No. 1618

South Dome, 6,000 feet high, from Glacier Point.

Stereo No. 1629

Tu-tock-ah-nu-la, (El Capitan) 3,300 feet high, from the Merced River.

Stereo No. 1630

Tu-tock-ah-nu-la, (El Capitan) 3,300 feet high, from the Hardin Trail, Merced River.

Stereo No. 1634

Bridal Veil Fall, 940 feet high, the Three Graces, and the Merced River.

Stereo No. 1639

Nevada Fall, 700 feet high--after a snow storm.

Stereo No. 1640

Nevada Fall, 700 feet high, and Cap of Liberty, 4,600 feet high.

Stereo No. 1642

North Dome, 3,725 feet high--from the Merced River.

Stereo No. 1645

Royal Arches and Washington Column.

Stereo No. 1650

Cathedral Spires, 2,600 feet high.

Stereo No. 1653

Three Brothers, 4,200 feet high--from the Merced River.

Stereo No. 1657

The Vernal Fall--350 feet high.

Stereo No. 1659

Mirror Lake and reflections.

Stereo No. 1660

Mount Watkins--from Mirror Lake.

Stereo No. 1664

General view of Little Yo-Semite Valley, from the Cap of Liberty.