Finding Aid of the Collection of Stereoscopic Views, 1850-1920

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Title: A Collection of Stereoscopic Views
Collection number: 2050
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5.5 linear ft. (11 boxes. 1 oversize box.)
Date (inclusive): 1850-1920
Abstract: Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side. By the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular. The collection consists primarily of American stereographs by numerous photographers and publishers and several stereofilms of various European locations.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Stereoscopic Views (Collection 2050). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

History

Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side; by the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular; when properly viewed, stereographs give the sense of a three dimensional scene.

Scope and Content

Collection consists primarily of American stereographs. The collection includes stereoscopic views by numerous photographers and publishers. Also includes several stereofilms of various European locations.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Stereographs.
Stereoscopic photographs.
Stereoscopic views.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232879 

Container List

 

Stereoscopic Views Collection.

Additional Note

A helpful reference guide in using this collection is:
Darrah, William Culp, 1909- . Stereo views, a history of stereographs in America and their collection [c. 1964]
TR 16.1 D252s
Available in the Department of Special Collections.
Box 1

Publisher: Abbott, J.H. - Photographer: Abbott, J.H.

Box 1

Publisher: Anthony, E. - Photographer: Anthony, E.

Box 1

Publisher: Anthony, E. & H.T., Company - Photographer: Anthony, E.

Additional Note

See also Watkins.
Box 1

Publisher: Baker and Record - Photographer: Baker and Record.

Box 1

Publisher: Barker, George - Photographer: Barker, George.

Box 1

Publisher: Bell and Bro. - Photographer: Bell and Bro.

Box 1

Publisher: Bierstadt, C. - Photographer: Bierstadt, C.

Box 1

Publisher: Bradley and Rulofson - Photographer: Muybridge.

Box 1

Publisher: Campbell, Alfred S. - Photographer: Campbell, Alfred S.

Box 1

Publisher: Carter, C.W. - Photographer: Carter, C.W.

Box 1

Publisher: Centennial Photographic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Continental Stereoscopic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Co-operative View Company - Photographer: R.J. Davis, W.S. Smith, E.E. Steel, and unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Cremer, James - Photographer: Cremer, James.

Box 1

Publisher: Curtis, George F. - Photographer: Curtis, George F.

Box 1

Publisher: Doerr, H.A. - Photographer: Doerr, H.A.

Box 1

Publisher: Graves, C.H. - Photographer: Graves, C.H.

Box 1

Publisher: Greene, P.B. - Photographer: Greene, P.B.

Box 1

Publisher: Griffith v Griffith - Photographer: W.H. Rau, and unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Gurney & Son - Photographer: Gurney & Son.

Box 1

Publisher: Haynes, J.F. - Photographer: Haynes, J.F.

Box 1

Publisher: Hendricks, Francis (?) - Photographer: Hendricks, Francis (?).

Box 1

Publisher: Hillyer, H.B. - Photographer: Hillyer, H.B.

Box 1

Publisher: Houseworth, Thomas & Company - Photographer: Houseworth, Thomas & Company.

Box 1

Publisher: Ingersoll, I.W. - Photographer: Ingersoll, I.W.

Box 1

Publisher: Jarvis, J.F. - Photographer: Jarvis, J.F.

Box 2

Publisher: De Lamater, R.S. - Photographer: De Lamater. R.S.

Box 2

Publisher: Lamy, G. - Photographer: Lamy, G.

Box 2

Publisher: Littleton View Company - Photographer: Weller, and unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Lovejoy and Foster - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Moulton, J.W. & J.S. - Photographer: J.S. Moulton and unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Notman Photographic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Parks, J.G. - Photographer: Parks, J.G.

Box 2

Publisher: Purviance, W.T. - Photographer: Purviance, W.T.

Box 2

Publisher: Pierce, J.A.

Additional Note

See Abbott, J.A.
Box 2

Publisher: Rau, W.H. - Photographer: Rau, W.H.

Additional Note

See also Griffith & Griffith.
Box 2

Publisher: Reilly, J.J. - Photographer: Reilly, J.J.

Box 2

Publisher: Robins, Frank - Photographer: Robins, Frank.

Box 2

Publisher: Russel, A.J. - Photographer: Russel, A.J.

Box 2

Publisher: Savage, C.R. - Photographer: Savage, C.R.

Box 2

Publisher: Soule, J.P. - Photographer: Soule, J.P.

Box 2

Publisher: Stereo-Photo Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Stereo-Travel Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Thorne, G.W. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Tipton, W.H. & Company - Photographer: Tipton, W.H.

Box 2

Publisher: Union View Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Van Aken, E.M. - Photographer: Van Aken, E.M.

Box 2

Publisher: Wakely, G.D. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Walker, L.E. - Photographer: Walker, L.E.

Box 2

Publisher: Warren, Joseph W. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Webster and Albee - Photographer: Webster and Albee.

Box 2

Publisher: Weekes, J. - Photographer: Weekes, J.

Box 2

Publisher: Weller, F.G. - Photographer: Weller, F.G.

Box 2

Publisher: White, H.C. Company - Photographer: White, H.C.

Box 2

Publisher: Whitney's Gallery - Photographer: Whitney & Zimmerman.

Box 2

Publisher: Williams - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Woodward, C.W. (also Woodward Stereoscopic Company) - Photographer: Woodward, C.W.

Box 2

Publisher: World Stereoscopic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Yearer, F.X. - Photographer: unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Zahner, M.H. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Zimmerman, Charles A. - Photographer: Zimmerman, Charles A.

Box 2

Publisher: Zybich, John & Company - Photographer: unidentified.

Box 3

Publisher: Keystone - Photographer: Singeley, B.L., Courtenay, and unidentified.

Box 3

Publisher: Kilburn, B.W. - Photographer: Kilburn, B.W.

Box 3

Publisher: Kilburn, Bros. - Photographer: Kilburn Brothers (?).

Box 4

Publisher: Strohmeyer and Wyman - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 4

Publisher: Underwood and Underwood - Photographer: Barker, George, Jarvis, J.F., and unidentified.

Box 5

Publisher: Watkins. - Photographer: Watkins.

Box 6

Unidentified miscellaneous stereoscopic-views.

Box 7

Fragments; mostly unidentified, some published by Keystone View Company.

Box 7

Early photographic process.

Box 7

Lithoprints.

Box 7

Tinted Stereographs; Tissue views.

Box 8

Four stereoscope viewers.

Box 9

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library: Egypt.

Box 9

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library: Greece.

Box 9

Underwood & Underwood. Jerusalem.

Box 10

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library: Japan.

Box 10

Underwood & Underwood. The south African War Through the Stereoscope.

 

Materials Added to Box 3:.

Box 3

Publisher: Saratoga Photograph Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 3

Publisher: Crawford, E.L. - Photographer: Crawford, E.L.

Box 3

Publisher: Lovell - Photographer: Lovell.

Box 11

Publisher: Underwood & Underwood. Stereoscopic Library. Views of Montana. Photographer: Forsyth, N.A.

Box 12

Stereofilms Bruguiere Positifs Stereoscopiques sur film.

Additional Note

Gift of Anne Marie Kaegel, 1983.
Box 12

80 miscellaneous stereoscopic views.

Box 13

Stereoscope viewer by Verascope Richard. ca. 1900

Additional Note

Purchase, Margolis & Moss, 2013.
Box 13

Stereofilms Bruguiere Positifs Stereoscopiques sur film: Annecy a Chamonix.

Additional Note

Purchase, Margolis & Moss, 2013.
Box 13

Stereofilms Bruguiere Positifs Stereoscopiques sur film: Paris.

Additional Note

Purchase, Margolis & Moss, 2013.
Box 13

Stereofilms Bruguiere Positifs Stereoscopiques sur film: Nice.

Additional Note

Purchase, Margolis & Moss, 2013.
Box 13

Glass slides showing views of the Middle East and some personal pictures; Verascope Richard.

Additional Note

Purchase, Margolis & Moss, 2013.
Box 14

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library. Primary set, volume I and II [incomplete].