Inventory of the Ronald G. Powell Collection

UCSC OAC Unit
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Ronald G. Powell Collection

Collection number: MS 221

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
May 2010
Encoded by:
M. Carey
© 2010 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ronald G. Powell collection
Dates: 1865-2003
Collection number: MS 221
Creator: Powell, Ronald G.
Collection Size: 14 boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This collection contains photographs with captions of the Loma Prieta Lumber Company, the Molino Timber Company, the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, the Soquel Demonstration State Forest, and Powell's "photo journeys" of Northern and Central California's Coast Range mountains and other Central Coast nature areas.
Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Ronald G. Powell collection. MS 221. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ronald G. Powell.

Biography

Ronald G. Powell is a local Santa Cruz County historian and philanthropist.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains photographs and captions relating to the Loma Prieta Lumber Company, the Molino Timber Company, the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, the Soquel Demonstration State Forest, and Powell's "photo journeys" of Northern and Central California's Coast Range mountains and other Central Coast nature areas.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Powell, Ronald G.--archives
Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
Forest of Nisene Marks State Park (Calif.)
Parks--California
Logging--California--Santa Cruz County
Lumbering--California--Santa Cruz County


Container List

box 1-2

A Photo Journey with the Loma Prieta Lumber Company into Aptos Creek Canyon, Bridge Creek & Hinckley Gulches ("A") 1883-1908

box 1

Photographs

box 2

Negatives & extra copies

box 2-3

A Photo Journey with the Molino Timber Company into Hinckley Gulch ("B") 1910-1917

box 2

Photographs

box 3

Negatives & extra copies

box 3-4

A Photo Journey with the Loma Prieta Lumber Company on the Bridge Creek Tract and at the Mill Site; plus Postlogging Activities ("C") 1917-1923

box 3

Photographs

box 4

Negatives & extra copies

box 4-5

A Photo Journey to Grover Gulch Mill, 1865-1890; Aptos & Valencia Mills, 1883-1892; Laurel Mill, 1901-1914; Crazy Forest, 1906-1939; Hihn's Lake, 1906-1933; On Highland Way at Flora Fauna Mill, 1908; Clarence Srock's Activity at Loma Prieta, 1930-1940; Lawrence Cussack's Mill, 1935-1942; Early Logging Practices, Aptos/Soquel ("D") 1865-1942

box 4

Photographs

box 5

Negatives & extra copies

box 6

The Marks Family, Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties Papers & Deeds - from the Files of J. Don Thompson April 22, 1952 to November 3, 1965

box 7-8

A Photo Journey into the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park: 1979-1985

box 7

Bridge Creek Gulch including Historic Sites 1980-1985

box 7

Santa Rosalia Ridge Trail 1980-1981

box 7

Aptos Creek Canyon including Whites Lagoon - negatives & contact sheets 1980-1983

box 8

Hinckley Gulch - negatives & contact sheets 1979-1982

box 8

Santa Cruz County under California as the 31st State; The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, From end of logging to State Park status, 1922 - June 25,1965; The Soquel Demonstration State Forest, Logging to State Forest Status, 1922 - April 13,1988; Book 7, compiled by Ronald Powell 1922 - April 13, 1988

box 9

"Archaeological and Historical Survey of Soquel Demonstration State Forest, Santa Cruz County, California", by Brian D. Dillon, Ph.D.; CDF Archaeological Reports, no. 6 March 30, 1992

box 9-11

A Photo Tour through Northern California's Coast Range Mountains - negatives & contact sheets 1981-1984

box 9

Monterey & San Benito Counties; Fremont Peak State Park, in San Benito County; Garrapata State Park in Monterey County; Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, in Monterey County; Mission San Juan State Historic Park, in San Benito County; Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, in Monterey County; Pinnacles National Monument, in San Benito County; 17 Mile Drive, in Monterey County 1983

box 9

Alameda & Santa Clara Counties; Gulch off Old Santa Cruz Highway, in Santa Clara County; Henry W. Coe State Park, in Santa Clara County; Rose Garden in Oakland, in Alameda County; San Antonio Valley Road views in Santa Clara County; University of California Botanical Gardens, in Alameda County; Uvas Canyon County Park, in Santa Clara County 1981-1984

box 9

San Mateo County; Alpine Road views; Butano State Park; Heritage Grove County Park; Portola State Park; Pulgas Water Temple; Sam McDonald County Park ca. 1980-1985

box 10

Santa Cruz County; Big Basin Redwoods State Park; Fall Creek State Park; not included "Forest of Nisene Marks State Park"; Henry W. Cowell Redwoods State Park; Highland Way views 1982-1984

box 10

Mendocino & Humboldt Counties; Highway 1 views in Humboldt County; Highway 1 views in Mendocino County; Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Humboldt County 1983-1985

box 11

Mendocino & Humboldt Counties; King Range National Conservation Area in Humboldt County; Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden in Mendocino County; Sinkyone Wilderness State Park in Mendocino County 1983-1985

box 11

Marin & Sonoma Counties; Annadel State Park in Sonoma County; Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve in Sonoma County; Coleman State Beach in Sonoma County; Highway 1 views in Marin County; Mount Tamalpais State Park in Marin County; Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County; Portugese [sic] State Beach in Sonoma County; Salt Point State Park in Sonoma Park; Wrights Landing State Beach in Sonoma County 1981-1985

box 11

A Preliminary General Plan for The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park March 2003

box 12-13

A Photo Tour Thru Northern California's Coast Range - Photographs 1980-1985

box 12

San Mateo County; Alpine Road views, Butano State Park; Heritage Grove County Park; Portola State Park; Pulgas Water Temple; Sam McDonald County Park 1982-1983

box 12

Marin & Sonoma Counties; Annadel State Park in Sonoma County; Mount Tamalpais State Park in Marin County; Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County; Salt Point State Park in Sonoma County 1981-1985

box 12

Humboldt & Mendocino Counties; Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Humboldt County; Mendocino County Botanical Garden in Mendocino County; Sinkyone Wilderness State Park in Mendocino County 1983-1985

box 13

Monterey & San Benito Counties; Fremont Peak State Park, in San Benito County; Garrapata State Park in Monterey County; Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, in Monterey County; Mission San Juan State Historic Park, in San Benito County; Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, in Monterey County; Pinnacles National Monument, in San Benito County; 17 Mile Drive, in Monterey County 1983

box 13

Santa Cruz County; Big Basin Redwoods State Park; Fall Creek State Park; not included "Forest of Nisene Marks State Park" ; Henry W. Cowell Redwoods State Park 1982-1984

box 13

Alameda & Santa Clara Counties; Gulch off Old Santa Cruz Highway, in Santa Clara County; University of California Botanical Gardens, in Alameda County; Uvas Canyon County Park, in Santa Clara County 1981-1984

box 14

A Photo Journey along Santa Rosalia Ridge within both the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park and Soquel Demonstration State Forest - photographs 1980-1985

box 14

A Photo Journey in the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park in Bridge Creek Gulch - photographs 1980-1982

box 14

A Photo Journey in the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park in Hinckley Gulch - photographs 1980-1981