Guide to the California Stereoviews, ca. 1870

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Guide to the California Stereoviews, ca. 1870

Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06

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
© 2003 California Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: California stereoviews,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1870
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06
Creator: Soule, John P.
Extent: 33 photographic prints (stereographs), 8.5 x 17.5 cm
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Abstract: Stereographs of Yosemite, Mendocino County, Calaveras Big Trees, and other California views by John P. Soule.
Physical location: Please consult repository.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

California Stereoviews. PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

Acquisition Information

Consult repository.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains primarily landscape views of Yosemite and Mendocino County. There are several images of Calaveras Big Trees and logging, including one photo taken in Fresno County. There is one photo of the Hotel and Post Office at Fisherman's Bay in Sonoma County and one Russian Hill view of Telegraph Hill and Washington Square in San Francisco. One photo of Indians from an unidentified tribe pictured with their dwellings in Mendocino County. One photo of a decorative botanical arrangement made from leaves.Organized by series: California--Big Trees, California, California -- Yo-Semite Valley, California--Mammoth Trees, Skeleton Leaves.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

Subject

Logging-California-Mendocino County-Photographs.
Logging-California-Fresno County-Photographs
Tree felling-California-Mendocino County-Photographs.
Tree felling-California-Fresno County-Photographs.
Giant sequoia-Photographs.
Indians of North America-Dwellings-California-Mendocino County-Pictorial works.
Cut foliage-Photographs.
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
Mendocino County (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
Sonoma County (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
Fresno County (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
San Francisco (Calif.)-Pictorial works.


Collection Contents

 

California--Big Trees, ca. 1870

Physical Description: 4 photographs

Scope and Content Note

Calaveras County
Stereo No. 1085

Mother of the Forest, circum. 78 ft. over 300 ft. hight--Calaveras Co.

Stereo No. 1086

Father of the Forest, circum. 111 ft., estimated height, 450 ft.--Calaveras Co.

Stereo No. 1087

James King, and Entrance to Horseback Ride in Father of the Forest.

Stereo No. 1093

Stump House and Butt-end of Original Big Tree, di. 32 ft.--Calaveras Co.

 

California, ca. 1870

Physical Description: 7 photographs

Scope and Content Note

Mendocino County, Sonoma County, San Francisco
Stereo No. 1099

Cutting Red Wood, Little River,--Mendocino Co.

Stereo No. 1100

Jack-Screwing Logs into the River,--Mendocino Co.

Stereo No. 1106

Nevarro Mills, mouth of Nevarro River,--Mendocino Co.

Stereo No. 1107

Digger Indians, at Ten Mile River.--Mendocino Co.

Stereo No. 1303

Point Arrina [i.e., Arena] Light House, Mendocino Co.

Stereo No. 1308

Hotel and Post Office, Fisherman's Bay,--Sonoma Co.

Stereo No. 1317

Telegraph Hill and Washn. Sq. ; from Russian Hill, San Francisco.

 

California--Yo-Semite Valley, ca. 1870

Physical Description: 20 photographs

Scope and Content Note

Landscape views of Yo-Semite Valley, Sierra Nevada
Stereo No. 1068

The Bridal Veil Fall, 940 feet high-- Yo-Semite Valley

Stereo No. 1070

The Vernal Fall, 350 feet high.-- Yo-Semite Valley.

Stereo No. 1080

Mirror Lake-- Yo-Semite Valley.

Stereo No. 1164

Mt. Watkins, from South Dome.

Stereo No. 1166

Distant View of the Sierra Nevadas, from South Dome.

Stereo No. 1171

Cascades, from South Dome, looking North.

Stereo No. 1173

Vernal and Nevada Falls, from Glacier Point, Mt. Hoffman in distance.

Stereo No. 1188

The Yo-Semite Valley, (4060 feet above Sea) from Mariposa Trail.

Stereo No. 1189

Yo-Semite Valley, from Mariposa Trail, after Snow Storm in June.

Stereo No. 1192

Looking down the Trail, from Cap of Liberty.

Stereo No. 1194

Little Yo-Semite Valley, from Cap of Liberty

Stereo No. 1206

Nevada Fall. (700 feet high) near View.

Stereo No. 1209

Foot Bridge, leading to Nevada Fall, after Snow Storm in July.

Stereo No. 1226

North Dome & Wash'n Column, (3725 & 2400 ft above Valley) from Merced River.

Stereo No. 1234

Indian Canon, from Glacier Cascade.

Stereo No. 1241

El Capitan, (3100 feet above Valley) from Harding Trail.

Stereo No. 1246

Three Brothers (4300 feet above Valley) from foot of Three Graces.

Stereo No. 1248

Mirror Lake and Mt. Watkins.

Stereo No. 1262

Laddeig's Hotel.

Stereo No. 1271

Cloud's Rest (10500 feet above the Sea) from Little Yo-Semite Valley.

 

California--Mammoth Trees, ca. 1870

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Scope and Content Note

Fresno County
Stereo No. 1281

Cutting off section of Big Tree, (78 feet circum.) Fresno Co.

 

Skeleton Leaves, n.d.

Physical Description: Box 6

Scope and Content Note

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