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Sierra Club pictorial collections
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Description
The Sierra Club photographs and other pictorial materials consist of more than 44,500 images, chiefly photographic prints, picturing wilderness areas in California and the American West. Many document wilderness outing groups from the San Francisco Chapter of the Sierra Club and include landscapes, camp and trail scenes, snapshot portraits and group portraits, etc.
Extent
approximately 44,500 pictures (chiefly photographic prints)
Restrictions
Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog. Portions of the Sierra Club pictorial collections remain unarranged and unavailable for use. Please consult the library's online catalog for details. ALBUMS RESTRICTED due to FRAGILITY: Staff review required prior to use. Ansel Adams albums RESTRICTED. Use only with permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these items should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form.