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Watkins (Carleton) stereoview and cabinet photographs
MSS.Photo 0170  
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Carleton Watkins stereoview and cabinet photographs
    creator: Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.Photo 0170
    Physical Description: .25 Linear Feet (1 half-box)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1860-1890
    Abstract: Photographs by or published by Carleton Watkins. All but one are views of California.

    Scope and Contents

    Photographs by or published by Carleton E. Watkins in the form of cabinet cards or stereographs. All but one depict California scenes, including the railroad ferry Solano, Spring Valley Water Works projects in the San Francisco Bay Area, and views of Santa Monica, Monterey and Yosemite. One photograph has been identified as a work previously published by Alfred A. Hart. This collection has been assembled over a period of time and from various donors and purchases.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    These materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Carleton Watkins stereoview and cabinet photographs (MSS PHOTO 0170). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Various sources.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California -- Photographs
    Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916