Finding Aid to the Eagle Ranch, San Luis Obispo County, California photograph album PC PA 242

Jaime Henderson, 2019
California Historical Society
March 2019
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
reference@calhist.org


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