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Hirstel Family Collection
SC.HFV  
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Hirstel Family Collection
    Creator: Hirstel family
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.HFV
    Extent: 0.20 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1920-1935
    Abstract: The Hirstel Family Collection consists of a photo album which contains snapshots taken while the Hirstel family was on vacation, primarily of camp grounds and other outdoor locations in California, Washington, and Oregon; correspondence exchanged between Harold Hirstel and his parents; and loose photographs. It includes photographs of various locations including Lagunitas; Bear Valley; Phoenix Lake; a YMCA camp; Strawberry Lake; numerous spots in Yosemite including Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, Glacier Point, Mirror Lake, Hetch Hetchy Lake, El Capitan, and the "Wawona Tree"; several Boy Scout camps, Muir Woods, Multnomah Falls, Mount St. Helens, and others. Additionally, the album contains snapshots taken of the Tamalpais Conservation Club, as well as a few postcards, ticket stubs, and other pieces of ephemera.
    Language of Material: English

    Scope and Contents

    The Hirstel Family Collection consists of a photo album which contains snapshots taken while the Hirstel family was on vacation, primarily of camp grounds and other outdoor locations in California, Washington, and Oregon; correspondence exchanged between Harold Hirstel and his parents; and loose photographs. It includes photographs of various locations including Lagunitas; Bear Valley; Phoenix Lake; a YMCA camp; Strawberry Lake; numerous spots in Yosemite including Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls, Glacier Point, Mirror Lake, Hetch Hetchy Lake, the then-new O'Shaughnessy Dam, El Capitan, and the "Wawona Tree"; several Boy Scout camps, Muir Woods, Multnomah Falls, Mount St. Helens, and others. Additionally, the album contains snapshots taken of the Tamalpais Conservation Club, as well as a few postcards, ticket stubs, and other pieces of ephemera.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research use.

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    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Albums (Books)
    Documents
    Photographs