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Box  1

Items 1-14

Item 1

Cal[ifornia] Indian Boy, Wylacker Tribe near Shasta - from Life 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (1)

Physical Description: 38 x 26 cm. Pencil with watercolor and gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: “Reddings, near Shasta.”Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, on cover and page 193.
Item 2

No-e-nne boy: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (2)

Physical Description: 21 x 19 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 3

California Indians - Women, Upper Sacramento Valley: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (3)

Physical Description: 26 x 20 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: “Doubtless Chino village near Munroe’s Ranch Upper Sacr[amento] River.” Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 194.
Item 4

Interior Indian House near Colvin, Cal[ifornia] 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (4)

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On front: “House,” title is on verso. A very similar drawing is published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 176, and in Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by John Russell Bartlett, p. 30 and on the cover of A Collection of Ethnographical Articles on the California Indians, edited by Robert F. Heizer.
Item 5

Cal[ifornia] Indians Sacreficing [sic] to their Dead Friends: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (5)

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: “Ceremony called Hapi[?] by Uba River Tribes.” Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 192.
Item 6

Chinoh Council House, near Munroe’s, Sac[ramento] R[iver]: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (6)

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Two faint sketches of figures; the complete sketch of one is published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 269.
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Item 7

Summer Lodges California Indians near Shasta 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (7)

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: “Summer Lodges,” “Original of Woodcut in Bartlett, Personal Narrative, Vol. II, p. 31, 1854.” Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 189 and 190, and in Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by John Russell Bartlett, p. 31.
Item 8

Near Grass Valley Cal[ifornia]: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (8)

Physical Description: 20 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 9

On the Sacramento near Shasta Head of Great Sacramento Plain April 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (9)

Physical Description: 27 x 42 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 10

Head of Sacramento Valley looking down from above Shasta City: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (10)

Physical Description: 26 x 39 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Four sketches of figures and illegible word.
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Item 11

Shasta Peak from Tehama about 100 miles distant: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (11)

Physical Description: 19 x 30 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: “Tehama, Sacramento River, Cala. 1852.”
Item 12

Nevada City, Cal[ifornia]: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (12)

Physical Description: 18 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.

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Item 13

At Nevada City, Cal[ifornia]: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (13)

Physical Description: 18 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 14

At Nevada City 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (14)

Physical Description: 19 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.

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Box  2

Items 15-28

Item 15

Nevada City, Cal[ifornia]: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (15)

Physical Description: 18 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.

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Item 16

Quartz Mills near Nevada City: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (16)

Physical Description: 20 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor and gouache.

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Item 17

Groups of Oaks near Munroes and Coast Range from Munroes: drawings [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (17)

Physical Description: 13 x 40 cm. Two drawings. Pencil on paper.

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Item 18

Lawsons Peaks, Sierra Nevada from Reddings Ranch Sacramento River: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (18)

Physical Description: 26 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: “View on the Sacramento River Shasta.”
Item 19

Head of Sacramento Valley and Shasta Peak: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (19)

Physical Description: 19 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 20

At Munroeville Looking West: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (20)

Physical Description: 13 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 21

Coast Range from Tehama: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (21)

Physical Description: 13 x 39 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Sketch of a man sitting.
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Item 22

The Buttes from foothills near Marysville, Cal[ifornia]: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (22)

Physical Description: 16 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 23

Roses Bar, Uba River 1851: drawing (1851).

Call Number: HM 62464 (23)

Physical Description: 18 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 24

At Gold Hill, California: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (24)

Physical Description: 18 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 25

On Deer Creek near Nev[ada] City: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (25)

Physical Description: 19 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 26

Above Reddings Ranch on the Sacramento: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (26)

Physical Description: 20 x 37 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 27

Mouth of Cañon, Shasta road, California with Trinity Mountains 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (27)

Physical Description: 21 x 27 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 28

Lassons Peak, Sierra Nevada: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (28)

Physical Description: 26 x 41 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Box  3

Items 30-43

Item 29

Fire at San Francisco Sketched from P. O. May 1851: drawing (1851).

Call Number: HM 62464 (29)

Physical Description: 22 x 30 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 30

Untitled [drawing shows Goat Island and the San Francisco Bay]: drawing [1851].

Call Number: HM 62464 (30)

Physical Description: 19 x 28 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: various sketches.
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Verso:
Item 31

Goat Island and Contra Costa, San Francisco Bay: drawing [1851].

Call Number: HM 62464 (31)

Physical Description: 15 x 27 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.

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Item 32

Coast of Mexico Pacific: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (32)

Physical Description: 19 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor and gouache.

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Item 33

Mexican Coast, 150 miles NW Acapulco: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (33)

Physical Description: 15 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 34

Near Cape Corrientes Gulf California: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (34)

Physical Description: 15 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 35

White Islands Above Acapulco: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (35)

Physical Description: 15 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.

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Item 36

Harbour of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua from the Town 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (36)

Physical Description: 20 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 37

Nicaragua: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (37)

Physical Description: 16 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 38

Guatamala [sic] from the Pacific: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (38)

Physical Description: 13 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 39

Near San Salvador Central America: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (39)

Physical Description: 17 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor and gouache.

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Item 40

Nicaragua: drawing [1852].

Call Number: HM 62464 (40)

Physical Description: 11 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper.

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Item 41

Omotepee [sic] from Virgin Bay Lake Nicaragua sketched in 1852: drawing (1852).

Call Number: HM 62464 (41)

Physical Description: 13 x 42 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 42

Port Deposit Susquehanna: drawing [n.d.].

Call Number: HM 62464 (42)

Physical Description: 13 x 20 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

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Item 43

Blank sheet of Paper - probably once used as a mount for one of the drawings.

Call Number: HM 62464 (43)

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