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E.N. Sewell Photographs of San Francisco Shortly After the 1906 Earthquake and Fire
BANC PIC 2018.028--fALB  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Content Description
  • Note

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: [E.N. Sewell photographs of San Francisco shortly after the 1906 earthquake and fire]
    Creator: Sewell, E. N. (Edward N.)
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC PIC 2018.028--fALB
    Physical Description: 24 photographs in 1 album : gelatin silver prints ; prints 19 x 24 cm, album 24 x 32 cm
    Date (inclusive): 1906
    Abstract: Professional quality street scenes and views of buildings documenting the damage to San Francisco in the immediate aftermath of the 1906 earthquake and fire.
    Physical Location: Many Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Some materials in these collections 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 .

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The E.N. Sewell photographs of San Francisco shortly after the 1906 earthquake and fire were given to The Bancroft Library by the estate of Kay A. Barresi in 2017.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], E.N. Sewell photographs of San Francisco shortly after the 1906 earthquake and fire, BANC PIC 2018.028, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Content Description

    Professional quality street scenes and views of buildings documenting the damage to San Francisco in the immediate aftermath of the 1906 earthquake and fire.

    Note

    One in a series of at least 4 albums, apparently issued one per year, containing Sewell's photographs documenting damage and reconstruction following the 1906 disaster. These titles (some printed on covers, some devised by cataloger) in Bancroft Library collections are: [E.N. Sewell photographs of San Francisco shortly after the 1906 earthquake and fire] (BANC PIC 2018.028) – [E.N. Sewell photographs of San Francisco one year after the 1906 earthquake and fire] (BANC PIC 2018.029) -- San Francisco: a few views showing progress in reconstruction two years after the great conflagration (BANC PIC 2018.030) -- New San Francisco : three years after the great conflagration ( BANC PIC 1933.007).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906.
    Buildings -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
    Streets -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
    San Francisco (Calif.) -- Photographs
    Sewell, E. N. (Edward N.)