Vacation Cyanotypes from Lake County, California, 1889-1890

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Vacation Cyanotypes from Lake County, California, 1889-1890

Collection number: BANC PIC 1980.097--PIC

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Finding aid and digital representations of archival materials funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Finding Aid Author(s):
Processed by Katherine Ruiz.
Date Completed:
1997
Finding Aid Encoded By:
GenX
© 2013 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Vacation Cyanotypes from Lake County, California
Date (inclusive): 1889-1890
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1980.097--PIC
Collector: Elise S. Haas
Extent: 17 photographic prints ; cyanotype ; 13 x 21 cm. 17 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: This collection consists of 17 cyanotype prints of views at Lake County, California, collected by Elise Stern Haas. The photographs were taken in 1889-1890. The photographer is unknown.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

Information for Researchers

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Vacation Cyanotypes from Lake County, California, BANC PIC 1980.097--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Related Collections

Haas, Elise S. [interviewee]
Title: The Appreciation of Quality : Oral History Transcript.
Tape recorded interview conducted by Harriet Nathan in 1972. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1979 : and related material, 1972-1979,
Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 80/68 c
Haas Elise, S.
Title: Elise S. Haas Papers, ca. 1892-1989.
Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 92/810 c

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
Haas, Elise S., 1893-1990. Interviewee
California Heritage Project. CU-BANC
Online Archive of California.
Blue Lakes (Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Blue Lakes Resort -- Pictorial works.
Lake County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Outdoor recreation -- California -- Photographs.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Lake County photographs accompanied an Elise Haas interview from the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, Berkeley, CA. (BANC MSS 80/68 c)

Biography

Elise Stern Haas was born in San Francisco in 1893. She was the daughter of Rosalie Meyer and Sigmund Stern, who was the president of Levi Strauss and Co. and the nephew of the company's founder, Levi Strauss. In 1914 she married Walter A. Haas, who was president of Levi Strauss and Co. from 1928-1955. The company was eventually managed by their sons, Walter A. Haas Jr. and Peter Haas, under whose leadership the company became the largest apparel manufacturer in the world. Elise and Walter Haas had two sons and one daughter, as well as 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Elise S. Haas was known as a civic-minded patron of the arts and philanthropist. She was the president of Mount Zion Hospital from 1938-1940 and headed the San Francisco League of Women Voters. She also held Red Cross blood drives in World War II and headed the Visiting Nurse Association. She was the first woman president of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (formerly the San Francisco Museum of Art), and served on its women's board, the board of trustees, and served as its chairman from 1964-1966. During her term as president, the museum built up its permanent collection and solidified its financial base.
Elise Haas and her husband made significant contributions to health and education institutions, environmental causes, and social services. She died in 1990 at the age of 96.
( Source: "Elise Haas -Arts Patron, Matriarch of S.F. Family." San Francisco Chronicle. October 20, 1990.)

Scope and Content

This collection consists of 17 cyanotype prints of views at Lake County, California, collected by Elise Stern Haas. The photographs were taken in 1889-1890. The photographer is unknown. Included are images of family scenes and vacation views, mainly from Lake County, California, the Blue Lakes Hotel, boating (on Blue Lakes), children, picnics, and outings. Captions are written on or below the photographs and are reprinted in the container listing; some captions are supplied for the container list.

Container Listing

 

[Blue Lake Hotel] BANC PIC 1980.097:01--PIC

 

[Blue Lake Hotel with horse and buggy in front] BANC PIC 1980.097:02--PIC

 

Blue Lakes, June 1889 BANC PIC 1980.097:03--PIC

 

Blue Lakes, June 1889 BANC PIC 1980.097:04--PIC

 

Aline, Walter, Edgar & friends, Seigler Springs? BANC PIC 1980.097:05--PIC

 

Albert Sangenman (?) Seigler Springs, June 1890. BANC PIC 1980.097:06--PIC

 

[Horse and cart with children in it - the cart has a sign which reads "Saratoga Springs and Blue Lake Stage Line."] BANC PIC 1980.097:07--PIC

 

Saratoga Springs, June 1889. BANC PIC 1980.097:08--PIC

 

Robert Hochstadter (?) & friends. BANC PIC 1980.097:09--PIC

 

Walter and friend? BANC PIC 1980.097:10--PIC

 

[Group of boys in hats] BANC PIC 1980.097:11--PIC

 

[House and trees] BANC PIC 1980.097:12--PIC

 

Edgar & ? BANC PIC 1980.097:13--PIC

 

[Large house with many American flags, and a group of people in front] BANC PIC 1980.097:14--PIC

 

[Group of people] BANC PIC 1980.097:15--PIC

 

[Hills and houses] BANC PIC 1980.097:16--PIC

 

This is a picture of delicious of a stuffed goose taken for Gabe Loeb (!) BANC PIC 1980.097:17--PIC