Guide to the Stereographs of San Francisco, California

Processed by Wendy Welker .
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
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California Historical Society. All rights reserved.

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History--California History--Bay Area History

Guide to the Stereographs of San Francisco, California

Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03

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
© 2004 California Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stereographs of San Francisco, California,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1867-1870s
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03
Creator: Muybridge, Eadweard
Extent: 32 photographic prints (mounted), 8.5 x 17.5 cm
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Abstract: Stereographs of San Francisco, Calif. taken by Eadweard Muybridge. Includes two Marin County images.
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

Stereographs of San Francisco, California, PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

Acquisition Information

Consult repository

Scope and Contents Note

Contains various San Francisco images, including hotels, restaurants, businesses, churches, the Cliff House, San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, Woodward's Gardens, and the 1872 ceremony for laying the cornerstone of City Hall. Includes two Marin County photos.

Arrangement

Arranged by series: San Francisco; San Francisco (Helios Flying Studio); San Francisco (published by Bradley & Rulofson); Views of San Francisco and Vicinity; Bay of San Francisco; Cliff House, S.F.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Streets--California--San Francisco--Photographs
Business enterprises--California--San Francisco--Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Alcatraz Island (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Marin County (Calif.)--Pictorial works

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Helios Flying Studio
Bradley & Rulofson


Collection Contents

 

San Francisco, ca. 1867-1870s

Physical Description: 5 stereoviews

Scope and Content Note

Scenes of the building of and 1872 ceremony for laying the cornerstone of City Hall.
Stereo No. 1124 [2],

Grand Masonic ceremony of laying the corner stone of City Hall and Law Courts, 22nd February, 1872

Stereo No. 1125

Tools used in laying the corner stone of the City Hall, 22nd February, 1872, and silver plate, copper box, etc., therein

Stereo No. No number

The New City Hall and Law Courts--Progress made in the construction, December 1871

Stereo No. No number

[Ground breaking for City Hall, 1871]

 

San Francisco (Helios' Flying Studio), ca. 1867-1870s

Physical Description: 2 stereoviews

Scope and Content Note

Scenes of San Francisco illustrated by Helios' Flying Studio.
Stereo No. 281

Bay View Hotel

Stereo No. No number

Moonlight Effect at Woodward's Gardens

 

San Francisco (Bradley & Rulofson), ca. 1867-1870s

Physical Description: 19 stereoviews

Scope and Content Note

Scenes of San Francisco published by Bradley & Rulofson.
Stereo No. 28

Chinese Restaurant

Stereo No. 383

Yachting on San Francisco Bay, near San Rafael

Stereo No. 387

St. Mary's Cathedral

Stereo No. 397

Golden Gate, from Alcatraz Island

Stereo No. 404

Dashaway Hall, Post street

Stereo No. 419

Moonlight Effect on the Bay

Stereo No. 422

Mission Hills, from Leavenworth street

Stereo No. 513

Moonlight Effect, from Rincon Point

Stereo No. 601

Moonlight effect from Woodward's Gardens

Stereo No. 604

Views from Woodward's Gardens

Stereo No. 626

Telegraph Hill, from Meiggs' Wharf

Stereo No. 634

Yachts of the S.F.Y.C. at Rolling Mill Point

Stereo No. 636

San Francisco from Alcatraz Island

Stereo No. 638

Steamer McPherson, at Alcatraz Island

Stereo No. 1599

A Street on Telegraph Hill

Stereo No. 1632

The Cliff House

Stereo No. 1636

Seal Rocks, from the Cliff House - 2 copies

Stereo No. 1829

Mission Hills, from Gough Street

 

Views of San Francisco and Vicinity, ca. 1867-1870s

Physical Description: 2 stereoviews

Scope and Content Note

Views of San Francisco.
Stereo No. 186

San Francisco, from Black Point

Stereo No. 241

California Dry Dock

 

Bay of San Francisco, ca. 1867-1870s

Physical Description: 2 stereoviews

Scope and Content Note

Scenes of San Francisco.
Stereo No. 1663

Saucilito [e.g., Sausalito], looking North

Stereo No. 1711

San Rafael Episcopal Church

 

Cliff House, S.F., ca. 1867-1870s

Physical Description: 2 stereoviews

Scope and Content Note

Scenes of San Francisco.
Stereo No. 1634

Cliff House from the South

Stereo No. 1718

San Rafael, San (i.e., Saint) Vincents Orphan Asylum Class Room