Guide to the California Photograph Album: San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sierra Nevada SBHC Mss 98

Finding aid prepared by Edward C. Fields and Zachary Liebhaber, 2014.
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara 93106-9010
2014 June 4

Title: California photograph album: San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sierra Nevada
Identifier/Call Number: SBHC Mss 98
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.92 linear feet (1 oversize box)
Date: circa 1895
Abstract: 76 black-and-white photos (circa 1895) of San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sierra Nevadas, etc.
Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], California photograph album, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sierra Nevarda, SBHC Mss 98. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Library purchase, 2014.

Scope and Content

76 black-and-white photos of San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sierra Nevadas, etc., circa 1895.


  1. Snow Shead's
  2. Pilot Plow in Action
  3. "Barmel River"
  4. Great Salt Lake
  5. Bee Hive House, Salt Lake City
  6. Cathedral Spires
  7. Pike's Peak
  8. Barmel Mission founded June 3 1770
  9. Mission Dolores, San Francisco, Established 1776
  10. Date Palms, Col. Hollister's Santa Barbara
  11. 1968 San Anita Ranch, San Gabriel, Cal.
  12. Sierra Madre Villa
  13. Adobe houses built by Crodcer – Santa Barbara
  14. Santa Barbara, from Harbor
  15. San Carlos Mission, Monterey California, in use since 1794
  16. Mission – Santa Barbara
  17. Cottage Window – Santa Barbara
  18. Rose Bush, 9 ½ in height, Arlington Hotel, Santa Barbara
  19. Garden, Santa Barbara Mission
  20. Old Mission San Gabriel
  21. Estudillo House, 116 years old, Old Town, San Diego
  22. "Heaven and Hell," Old Oil Painting in Mission Church, Santa Barbara
  23. Interior Santa Barbara Mission
  24. Santa Barbara Mission
  25. Santa Barbara Mission
  26. Priest and cats, Mission, Santa Barbara
  27. Two notes guests leaving the Raymond Hotel
  28. Priests of Santa Barbara Mission
  29. Priest in charge of Santa Barbara Mission
  30. Curious Intergrowth of Live and White Oaks, East San Gabriel, California
  31. Rose Cottage, Santa Barbara
  32. "Only a few rods off stood the little chapel; in front of it swung on a cross bar from two slanting posts, an old bronze bell which had once belonged to the San Diego Mission. When Ramona read the date '1790' on its side…" – Ramona, Chapter XIXHome of "Ramona" – Santa Clara Valley, Ventura Co., Cal – showingold oven
  33. A Rabbit Drive, Bank of Nevada Ranch, Chowchilla, Merced Co., Cal. – in the corral
  34. Front view Hotel del Monte
  35. Hotel del Monte, view of garden
  36. Hotel del Monte
  37. Hotel del Monte, showing ivy growth entrée
  38. Club House, Hotel del Monte
  39. Old Oaks near Hotel del Monte
  40. Entrance to Arizona Garden, Hotel del Monte
  41. Arizona Garden, Hotel del Monte
  42. Entrance to the Maze, Hotel del Monte
  43. Arizona Garden, Hotel del Monte
  44. Entrance to the Maze, Hotel del Monte
  45. Rocks on seventeen mile drive
  46. Natural Bridge near Light House, Monterey, Cal.
  47. Seal Rocks 17 mile drive, Monterey, Cal.
  48. Balanced Rock, Garden of the Gods
  49. Suspended Bridge in the Royal Gorge
  50. Castel Gate
  51. Cedars of Lebanon, 17 mile drive
  52. Sanding Place of the Missionaries, 1770, Monterey, Cal.
  53. The Bear and Seal
  54. Ute Pass
  55. Road to Manitou Caverns
  56. Old Monterey Gardens, occupied by Genl.'s Hallock, Ord. and Sherman
  57. The Portals of Grand River Canon
  58. Within the Gates, Canon of Grand River
  59. Soda Springs and Chief House
  60. Old Guoton's House, Monterey, Cal.
  61. Ruins of the First Jail, Monterey, Cal.
  62. A field of Cactus, Los Angeles Co., Cal
  63. Redondo Beach (below the hotel) Los Angeles Co., Cal

Subjects and Indexing Terms

California -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Photograph albums

Flat-oversize 1

76 black-and-white photos of San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sierra Nevadas, etc., circa 1895