Guide to the Stereographs of the Modoc War, 1873

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Guide to the Stereographs of the Modoc War, 1873

Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03

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North Baker Research Library

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  • 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/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Stereographs of the Modoc War,
Date: 1873
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03
Creator: Muybridge, Eadweard
Extent: 22 photographic prints (mounted), 8.5 x 17.5 cm. and 10 x 18 cm.
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Abstract: Stereographs of the Modoc War and surrounding Siskiyou County landscape taken by Eadweard Muybridge.
Physical location: Please consult repository.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Consult repository.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains images of the Modoc War: lava beds at Tule Lake (including several panels from two different sets of incomplete panoramic views), U.S. Army camp tents, members of the Modoc tribe, and Warm Spring Indian scouts, including a portrait of scout Donald McKy (i.e., McKay). Stereographs published by Bradley & Rulofson.
Organized by stereograph mount size.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

McKay, Donald--Indian scout--Portraits.
United States--Army--Pictorial works.
Modoc Indians--Wars, 1873--Pictorial works.
Modoc Indians--California--Siskiyou County--Pictorial works.
Indian scouts--California--Siskiyou County--Pictorial works.
Formations (geology)--California--Siskiyou County--Photographs.
Lava--California--Siskiyou County--Photographs.
Siskiyou County (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
Tule Lake (Calif.)--Pictorial works.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Bradley & Rulofson.


Collection Contents

Box 3

The Modoc War (large cards), 1873

Physical Description: 7 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Large card views of the Tule Lake area, published by Bradley & Rulofson.
Stereo No. 1605

Panorama of Lava Beds from Signal Station at Tule Lake, Camp South

Stereo No. 1607

Panorama of Lava Beds from Signal Station at Tule Lake, Camp South

Stereo No. 1608

Tule Lake, Camp South, from the Signal Station, Tule Lake in the distance

Stereo No. 1609

Tule Lake, Camp South, from the Signal Station, Tule Lake in the distance

Stereo No. 1618

The Modoc Stronghold after its Capture

Stereo No. 1626

A Modoc Warrior on the War Path

Stereo No. 1630

Warm Spring Indian Scouts on Picket Duty

Box 3

The Modoc War (small cards), 1873

Physical Description: 15 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Small card views of the Tule Lake area, especially the Lava Beds, published by Bradley & Rulofson.
Stereo No. 1604

Panorama of Lava Beds from Signal Station at Tule Lake Camp, South

Stereo No. 1605

Panorama of Lava Beds from Signal Station at Tule Lake Camp, South

Stereo No. 1606

Panorama of Lava Beds from Signal Station at Tule Lake Camp, South

Stereo No. 1610

Schonschis Rock; Lava Beds in the distance

Stereo No. 1612

Cave in the Lava Beds

Stereo No. 1614

Bluff to West of Tule Lake

Stereo No. 1617

Bringing in the Wounded after an Engagement

Stereo No. 1619

The Lava Beds. No. 2

Stereo No. 1619

The Lava Beds. No. 4

Stereo No. 1619

The Lava Beds. No. 6

Stereo No. 1619

The Lava Beds. No. 8

Stereo No. 1619

The Lava Beds. No. 10

Stereo No. 1619

The Lava Beds. No. 12

Stereo No. 1622

Donald Mc Ky [i.e., McKay], the celebrated Warm Spring Indian Scout

Stereo No. 1628

Warm Spring Indian Scouts in Camp