Guide to the Post Quake Demolition Photographs

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
Copyright © 2014 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: PC0076
Creator: Stanford University.
Title: Post quake demolition photographs
Dates: crica 1914
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Summary: This collection consists of 47 photographic negatives with contact prints, largely documenting demolition work on the damaged Stanford Museum following the 1906 earthquake, including the lowering of the still-intact glass dome. Several images include groups of workers and the horse-drawn carts and wagons used to haul away the debris. Other subjects include university employee Fred Frehe, ("farm boss"), the demolition of the statue of faith, and several post-quake images of the campus.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Cite As

[identification of item], Post Quake Demolition Photographs (PC0076). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 47 photographic negatives with contact prints, largely documenting demolition work on the damaged Stanford Museum following the 1906 earthquake, including the lowering of the still-intact glass dome. Several images include groups of workers and the horse-drawn carts and wagons used to haul away the debris. Other subjects include university employee Fred Frehe, ("farm boss"), the demolition of the statue of faith, and several post-quake images of the campus.

Access Terms

Blois, Richard M.
Blois, Susan
Earthquakes.
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photographs

Photographs