Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire photograph album
View entire collection guide What's This?
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
Photograph album containing 52 snapshots of streeets and buildings in San Francisco, following the earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906.
1 albums (52 photographic prints) : b&w ; 18 x 29 cm (album) Photographs are mounted on rectos of first 27 leaves of heavy black paper; 50 small photographs (12 x 10 cm) are mounted two to a page; the 2 larger photographs (13 x 18 cm) are mounted individually on leaves [26] and [27]; last 23 leaves of album are blank. Bound in thin black cloth covers, secured along left edges with black silk cord threaded through two pairs of grommets; gold-stamped cover title "Photographs;" manufacturer's label on back pastedown of the Ideal Specialty Company of Chicago and New York. Spec. Coll. copy: illustrated bookplate on front pastedown of Edward A. Dickson. In modern beige cloth-covered clamshell box, with spine label "San Francisco earthquake and fire."
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.