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Finding aid to William C. Barry Collection of Los Angeles Area Photographs, circa 1886-1910
BANC PIC 1964.056--PIC  
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    Collection Title: William C. Barry Collection of Los Angeles Area Photographs
    Date (inclusive): circa 1886-1910
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1964.056--PIC
    Collector: Barry, William C.
    Extent: 76 black and white photographs 61 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: The Barry Collection contains 76 photographs spanning circa 1860 to circa 1910. The subject matter is primarily early street transportation in Los Angeles, including horse-drawn, cable, and electric cars and a trackless trolley in Laurel Canyon.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open 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], William C. Barry Collection of Los Angeles Area Photographs, BANC PIC 1964.056--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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Park, Frank L.
    Slocum, J. E.
    California Heritage Project. CU-BANC
    Online Archive of California.
    Buildings -- California -- Los Angeles.
    Electric railroads -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs.
    Horse railroads -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs.
    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.
    Railroads, Cable -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs.
    Streets -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs.
    Transportation -- California -- Photographs.
    Trolley buses -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs.
    Trolley buses -- California -- San Diego -- Photographs.
    Photograph albums.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The William C. Barry Collection of Los Angeles Area Photographs was a gift of Mr. Barry in 1963.

    Scope and Content

    The Barry Collection contains 76 photographs spanning circa 1860 to circa 1910. The subject matter is primarily early street transportation in Los Angeles, including horse-drawn, cable, and electric cars and a trackless trolley in Laurel Canyon. Also included is a photograph of a two-level trolley in San Diego. Other subjects include Los Angeles street scenes and buildings; an auto race at Ascot Park; views of Mt. Lowe, Mt. Wilson, San Pedro Harbor, La Jolla caves, the Hotel Del Coronado, Mission Santa Barbara, Redlands, Riverside, Long Beach, Avalon Bay, Catalina Island, and Tijuana, Mexico. The collection also contains two photographs of paintings or lithographs. Though the photographers are not indicated, many of the prints bear the stamp or inscription of photographic studios, including Frank L. Park, C.C. Pierce, Park & Company, and Slocum. The prints originally made up an album which was obtained by Barry from an unidentified friend.