Guide to the Henry A. Holden Stereograph Collection

Finding aid created by Patricia White
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
1997
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: PC0011
Creator: Holden, Henry A.
Title: Henry A. Holden stereograph collection
Dates: 1911
Physical Description: 74 item(s)
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Custodial History

Gift of Ruth T. Hadley, 1978.

Information about Access

None.

Ownership & Copyright

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

Cite As

Henry A. Holden Stereograph Collection (PC0011). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford, Calif.

BIOGRAPHY

Henry Ambrose Holden attended Stanford University between 1911 and his death in 1914.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection consists of views taken by Holden and published by Underwood and Underwood as a boxed set. Subjects include Stanford University buildings and a student race on Lake Lagunita; homes in Palo Alto; Greek Theatre and the Faculty Club House at UC Berkeley; two bird's eye views of San Francisco and various animals in Golden Gate Park; redwood groves near Santa Cruz; and Point Lobos, Cypress Point, and other images of Monterey County. Collection also includes the original housing, a box simulated to look like two books.

Collection Contents

 

Photographs

Digital surrogates

 

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Box 1, Folder 1

Three women walking by Engineering Corner

Box 1, Folder 2

View from the Church roof, looking toward Palo Alto

Box 1, Folder 3

N.E. facade of the Quad, showing the Library Building

Box 1, Folder 4

N.E. facade of the Quad, showing the Library Building

Box 1, Folder 5

Engineering Building

Box 1, Folder 6

Inner Quad

Box 1, Folder 7

Geology Building

Box 1, Folder 8

From the Church roof, looking across the Inner Courtyard

Box 1, Folder 9

From the Church roof, looking across the Inner Courtyard (different view)

Box 1, Folder 10

From the Church roof, looking across the Inner Courtyard toward the History Building

Box 1, Folder 11

Mausoleum (far view)

Box 1, Folder 12

Mausoleum (medium view)

Box 1, Folder 13

Mausoleum (close view)

Box 1, Folder 14

West Gate [portal]

Box 1, Folder 15

Physics Building

Box 1, Folder 16

Physics Building (not a true stereoscope)

Box 1, Folder 17

N.E. facade of the Quad

Box 1, Folder 18

Stanford family statue in Memorial Court

Box 1, Folder 19

Museum Building, front view

Box 1, Folder 20

Chemistry Building

Box 1, Folder 21

Cactus Garden

Box 1, Folder 22

Angel of Grief

Box 1, Folder 23

A race on Lagunita

Box 1, Folder 24

A race on Lagunita [duplicate]

Box 1, Folder 25

Looking out on Oval from Quad arcade

 

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

Box 2, Folder 1

Palo Alto home [possibly Squire House]

Box 2, Folder 2

[Possibly Squire House in Palo Alto]

Box 2, Folder 3

Palo Alto home, a palm shaded lawn

Box 2, Folder 4

Unidentified house [possibly on University Avenue in Palo Alto]

Box 2, Folder 5

Palo Alto residence [possibly on University Avenue in Palo Alto]

Box 2, Folder 6

Unidentified house

Box 2, Folder 7

Unidentified house

Box 2, Folder 8

Houses on unidentified street

Box 2, Folder 9

Unidentified house

Box 2, Folder 10

Picnic party, Palo Alto, California [family group, not students]

 

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA

Box 2, Folder 11

Greek Theatre, University of California, Berkeley [stage area]

Box 2, Folder 12

Greek Theatre, University of California, Berkeley [seating area]

Box 2, Folder 13

Faculty Club House, University of California, Berkeley

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Box 2, Folder 14

Kearny Street, looking South toward the Call building

Box 2, Folder 15

Bird's eye view, looking north over Buena Vista Park

Box 2, Folder 16

Bird's eye view [possibly from same point as above, but different direction]

Box 2, Folder 17

Museum Building in Golden Gate Park

Box 2, Folder 18

Herd of Bison, Golden Gate Park

Box 2, Folder 19

Bison in Golden Gate Park

Box 2, Folder 20

The Brown, or Cinnamon Bear, Golden Gate Park

Box 2, Folder 21

Bears in Golden Gate Park

Box 2, Folder 22

[Bear in Golden Gate Park]

Box 2, Folder 23

The great Grizzly Bear, Golden Gate Park

Box 2, Folder 24

Ducks and Geese in Golden Gate Park

 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Box 2, Folder 25

Big Trees Grove,"Giant"

Box 2, Folder 26

Big Trees Grove, "General Fremont"

Box 2, Folder 27

Big Trees Grove, "Jumbo" and "General Fremont"

Box 2, Folder 28

Big Trees Grove, "Jumbo" and "General Fremont" [different view]

Box 2, Folder 29

Big Trees Grove, "The Cathedral Tree"

Box 2, Folder 30

Big Trees Grove, looking up at the top of "Giant"

Box 2, Folder 31

Big Trees Grove, "Roosevelt"

Box 2, Folder 32

Big Trees Grove, "General Grant"

Box 2, Folder 33

Big Trees Station, a grove of Sequoia Sempervirens [with railroad tracks]

 

MONTEREY COUNTY, POINT LOBOS

Box 3, Folder 1

"The Grotto"

Box 3, Folder 2

A foggy sea

Box 3, Folder 3

"When the hills are rolled in vapor"

Box 3, Folder 4

Cypress trees (Cupressus macrocarpa)

Box 3, Folder 5

Looking out to sea through a fjord

 

MONTEREY COUNTY, CYPRESS POINT

Box 3, Folder 6

Looking across the surf to Cypress Point

Box 3, Folder 7

Two cypress trees known as "the ostrich"

Box 3, Folder 8

Looking towards Cypress Point [cows in field]

Box 3, Folder 9

[unidentified - possibly Cypress Point]

 

OTHER MONTEREY COUNTY

Box 3, Folder 10

Seal Rocks [seals lying on rocks]

Box 3, Folder 11

Seal Rocks [two seals visible in water]

Box 3, Folder 12

Carmel Mission church

Box 3, Folder 13

Cattle going to market, Carmel Bay

 

MISCELLANEOUS IMAGES

Box 3, Folder 14

[Deer in a fenced area]

Box 3, Folder 15

[Train going through mountain pass next to a river; possible Hart image?]

Box 3, Folder 16

Globe Diagram A (without stereoscopic effect)

Box 3, Folder 17

Globe Diagram B (with stereoscopic effect)

Box 4

Original housing for the stereographs (simulated to look like two books, with silver leaf lettering "STEREOGRAPHS" and "UNDERWOOD AND UNDERWOOD")