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Finding Aid for the Robert B. Fisher Collection of Views of Europe, circa 1850-circa 1920
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A collection of glass and paper stereographs, glass lantern slides, photographic prints (single and mounted in an album) and photomechanically illustrated travel booklets, primarily depicting European sites and cities, together with some genre scenes and a few non-European views.
Robert B. Fisher, M.D. moved to Washington Township, California in 1950 and established a medical practice in San Jose. He was keenly interested in local history, especially that of pioneer families who settled the area, and he founded Mission Peak Heritage Foundation in Fremont, California in 1962. He was also an expert on early European photography.
9.8 linear feet (11 boxes)
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