S. A. Gilchrist Collection, 1894-1908

Processed by Nicole Grady
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University of the Pacific Library
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S. A. Gilchrist Collection, 1894-1908

Collection number: MSS 176

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University of the Pacific Library

Stockton, California
Processed by:
Nicole Grady
Date Completed:
1995; updated 2015
Encoded by:
Nicole Grady
© 2013 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: S. A. Gilchrist collection
Bulk Dates: 1894-1908
Collection number: MSS 176
Creator: Gilchrist, S. A.
Collection Size: .25 linear foot
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
Stockton, California 95211
Abstract: Consists of photographs and glass plate negatives of mining, redwoods, Hetchy Hetchy Valley, Sonora (Calif.) and Sierra Nevada Mountain scenery (1894-1908)
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

S. A. Gilchrist collection. MSS 176. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

Biography / Administrative History

S. A. Gilchrist was a Tuolumne County mining engineer and amateur photographer.

Scope and Content of Collection

Consists of photographs and glass plate negatives of mining, redwoods, Hetchy Hetchy Valley, Sonora (Calif.) and Sierra Nevada Mountain scenery (1894-1908)

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mines and mineral resources - California - Tuolumne County - Photographs
Coast redwood - Photographs
Sonora (Calif.) - Photographs
Tuolumne County (Calif.) - History - 1850-1950
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) - Photographs


Container List

 

Series 1 Photographs

 

-Tuolumne Mining Bureau Assay Office, S. A. Gilchrist.

 

-Ethnic portraits.

 

-Grocers. Griffith & Kelly.

 

-Horse racing, Shaw’s Flat.

 

-Mining and mineral resources – California.

 

-Northern California views.

 

-People – unidentified.

 

-People – Jeannette and Mrs. Mack

 

-Railroads.

 

-Recreation (picnics, fishing, swimming, boating).

 

-Sacramento, State Capitol.

 

-Sacramento. Unidentified person and building.

 

-Stanislaus River Vicinity – views.

 

-Tuolumne River Canyon, Yosemite National Park.

 

-Unidentified misc.

 

-Wagons.

 

-Water supply.

 

-Yosemite and vicinity.

 

-Yosemite and vicinity – recreation.

 

-Yosemite vicinity - Sequoias.

 

Series 2, Glass Plate Negatives

 

-Sacramento – State Capitol.

 

-Sacramento - unidentified man.

 

-Stanislaus River & Vicinity.

 

-Water Fall – unidentified

 

Series 3, Business Papers

 

-Correspondence from Lamoreux & Gay, March 1894

 

-Correspondence from Thos. W. Wells, April 1900