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Finding aid of the Ephraim Dyer Photograph Album
MSS 229  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ephraim Dyer photograph album
    Dates: 1905-1915
    Collection number: MSS 229
    Creator: Dyer, Ephraim, 1881-ca. 1965
    Collection Size: .25 linear feet
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
    Stockton, California 95211
    Abstract: Photographs of agricultural lands on Palm Tract in Contra Costa County, Wheatland in Yuba County, and other locations in California. Photos illustrate land reclamation and agricultural practices in the Delta region.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections 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 researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Ephraim Dyer photograph album. MSS 229. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Farmer. Born in Alvarado, Alameda County, California (1881). Attended University of California (1907). Later worked for Rindge Land and Navigation Company on Palm Tract, San Joaquin River Delta (1908-1915) and for Natomas Corporation at Wheatland in Yuba County. Collection consists of photographs Dyer took illustrating reclamation and agricultural practices in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Sacramento Valley before World War I.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs of agricultural lands on Palm Tract in Contra Costa County, Wheatland in Yuba County, and other locations in California. Photos illustrate land reclamation and agricultural practices in the Delta region.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Reclamation of land - California - Delta Region
    Farm equipment - Pictorial works
    Agriculture - California - Central Valley
    Contra Costa County (Calif.) - Pictorial works
    Delta Region (Calif.) - Pictorial works
    Central Valley (Calif.: Valley) - Pictorial works
    Yuba County (Calif.) - Pictorial works