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Eagle Ranch, San Luis Obispo County, California photograph album
PC PA 242  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Scope and Content
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
    Title: Eagle Ranch, San Luis Obispo County, California photograph album
    Identifier/Call Number: PC PA 242
    Physical Description: 1.23 linear feet; contains 2 volumes.
    Date: 1890
    Abstract: Collection comprises two photograph albums containing photographs of Baron John Henry Von Schroeder's Eagle Ranch, San Luis Obispo County, California in 1890.
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Alexander Thomas Leonard, M.D.

    Biographical / Historical

    Baron John Henry Von Schroeder was married to Mamie Donahue, daughter of Peter Donahue, who founded the Union Iron Works, San Francisco. Along with Eagle Ranch, Von Schroeder owned the Hotel Rafael in San Rafael, California.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item, date]; Eagle Ranch, San Luis Obispo County, California photograph album, PC PA 242; [volume number]; California Historical Society.

    Scope and Content

    Collection comprises two photograph albums containing photographs of Eagle Ranch, San Luis Obispo County, California in 1890. Volume one contains 24 photograph; volume two contains 11 photographs and one newspaper clipping dated July 10, 1945 (probably added by donor after creation of the album). The photographs show the landscape and environs of Baron John Henry Von Schroeder's Eagle Ranch, located near Atascadero, California. Photographs also show Von Schroeder's family, the main house and farm buildings located on the ranch.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Materials in this collection, which were created in 1890, are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ranching -- California -- San Luis Obispo County -- Pictorial works
    San Luis Obispo County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    Photograph albums
    Von Schroeder, John Henry