Finding aid of the Ephraim Dyer Photograph Album

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Finding aid of the Ephraim Dyer Photograph Album

Collection number: MSS 229

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University of the Pacific Library

Stockton, California
Encoded by:
Shan Sutton
© 2006 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

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