Scope and Content
Title: San Francisco Bay California photograph album
Identifier/Call Number: Wyles Mss 195
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material:
0.92 linear feet
(1 oversize box)
Date (inclusive): circa late 19th century to 1910
Abstract: California photograph album, circa late 19th century to 1910.
Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research 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
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permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
[Identification of Item], San Francisco Bay California photograph album, Wyles Mss 195. Department of Special Research Collections,
UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Library purchase, 2013.
Scope and Content
California photograph album, circa late 19th century to 1910. Album contains 319 black-and-white photographs of the San Francisco
Bay area of California. Images include ships such as the Protet, General Frisbie, U.S.S. Chicago, S.S. Santa Rosa; houses,gardens,
and ranches, including Fatjo Ranch in Hollister; railways and railroad stations; San Francisco Bay; old mill in Mill Valley;
Cliff House in San Francisco; many shots of 1906 San Francisco earthquake damage, including City Hall, Odd Fellows Temple,
St. Ignatius Church, and other buildings in San Francisco, and Stanford University buildings in Stanford; oak trees dedicated
to professors on the University of California Berkeley campus; creeks, waterfalls, oak and redwood forests, and other scenic
views; the casino in Santa Cruz (now part of the Beach Boardwalk); Portola Festival parade shots, including a Chinese dragon;
post offices; rail construction for the Bay Shore S.P. Co.; family snapshots, picnics and excursions; 1906 earthquake damage
to Stanford University; docks; horse-drawn carriages; bears, buffalo, and foxes presumably at the zoo; Golden Gate Park. The
album is inscribed from Clara to Walter. Locations include Mill Valley, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Hollister, Green Valley,
Yosemite, Woodside, Mount Tamalpais.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Pictorial works