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Finding aid to Stereo Views from Alaska to Mexico, ca. 1859-1902, ca. 1859-1902
BANC PIC 1987.011--STER  
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    Collection Title: Stereo Views from Alaska to Mexico
    Date: ca. 1859-1902
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1987.011--STER
    Photographer: American Stereoscopic Co., W. B. Ingersoll, C. W. Woodward, Continent Stereoscopic Co., W. G. Chamberlain, Charles Weitfle, Strohmeyer & Wyman, Kilburn Brothers, Blosser Scenic Art Co., Underwood & Underwood, J. Carbutt, Keystone View Company, Liberty Brand, Edward De Groff, La Roche Photo, E. Dossetter, B. H. Gurnsey, W. E. Hook, A. S. Hood, F. Jay Haynes, Percy Cox, Waite Photo (C. B. Waite), Scott (Mexico), and A. Briquet.
    Extent: 46 photographic prints (23 are stereographs) ; some albumen ; various sizes 23 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/
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is available for use.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stereo Views from Alaska to Mexico, ca. 1859-1902, BANC PIC 1987.011--STER, 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.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Joseph A. Baird in 1987

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of 46 photographic prints (23 stereographs, 21 "PIC" size, and 2 "A" size) of views from Alaska to Mexico, circa 1859-1902. Includes work by various photographers: American Stereoscopic Co., W. B. Ingersoll, C. W. Woodward, Continent Stereoscopic Co., W. G. Chamberlain, Charles Weitfle, Strohmeyer & Wyman, Kilburn Brothers, Blosser Scenic Art Co., Underwood & Underwood, J. Carbutt, Keystone View Company, Liberty Brand, Edward De Groff, La Roche Photo, E. Dossetter, [B. H.?] Gurnsey, W. E. Hook, A. S. Hood (Hawaii), F. Jay Haynes, Percy Cox, Waite Photo (C. B. Waite), Scott (Mexico), and A. Briquet. Includes scenes of Alaska (Sitka, glaciers, and scenes), a coal mine in British Columbia (Canada), views of the Rocky Mountains and Colorado scenery, Grand Canyon, Donner Lake, Los Angeles, Oakland, Yosemite, and other California views, Cuba, Hawaii, Mexico, Oregon, Washington, and miscellaneous agricultural scenes. Includes a photograph of an 1859 drawing of Bandak [?] Point, Neah Bay, Washington Territory (drawing by James G. Swan).
    Some items have photographer's numbers, photographer's series, date of publication, name of publisher, or place of publication. Printed or handwritten captions below the photographs are reprinted in the container listing. Handwritten captions are reprinted with parentheses surrounding the caption. Some items have additional text printed on the verso.