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Guide to the Pierce Family Albums
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Series 1. Photograph albums ca. 1900-1918

Physical Description: 2 albums

Scope and Content

This series contains photograph albums created by the Walter S. Pierce family. Most of the photographs are not captioned.
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San Francisco family album 1900-1913

Physical Description: Black leather album, 30 x 25 cm.

Note

This album contains photographs of the Pierce family and their daily life in San Francisco. Included are photographs of family members and friends, Santa Cruz beaches, Half Moon Bay, Mount Tamalpais, 1906 San Francisco earthquake ruins, Admission Day parades in San Francisco, and the Panama Pacific International Exposition.
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Family camping album 1904-1918

Physical Description: Black leather album, 30 x 25 cm.

Note

This album contains photographs of the Pierce family camping expeditions in the Santa Cruz mountains, as well as photographs and a diary by Edwin Pierce documenting his involvement with the 1915 Boys Club of San Francisco camping trips to Boulder Creek and Felton areas.
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Series 2. Scrapbook, 1904-1906

Physical Description: Paper bound notebook, 15 x 13 cm.

Scope and Content

This scrapbook is Edwin Pierce's diary of his summer adventures in Marin on Hilerita ranch staring in 1904, and also contains news clippings of the destruction caused by the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.
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Series 3. Photographs, ca. 1910-1920,

Physical Description: 1 folder, 37 photographs

Scope and Content

Thirty seven loose photographs of the Walter S. Pierce family's grand tour of Europe.