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A guide to the San Francisco waterfront postcard, 1885-1906
P15-003 (SAFR 24441)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: San Francisco waterfront postcard
    Date: 1885-1906
    Identifier/Call Number: P15-003 (SAFR 24441)
    Creator: Mitchell, Edward H.
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The San Francisco waterfront postcard, 1885-1906, (SAFR 24441, P15-003) is comprised of a postcard of the Mission Street Wharf area of San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

    Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

    Processing Note

    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
    Please cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P15-003 (SAFR 24441), San Francisco waterfront postcard, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-02354
    Field collection. Found in Library collection backlog.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This collection does not include a historical or biographical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The San Francisco waterfront postcard, 1885-1906, (SAFR 24441, P15-003) is comprised of a postcard of the Mission Street Wharf area of San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Contains one black-and-white letterpress postcard, 3.5 x 5.5 in., captioned "Water front San Francisco." The image shows the Mission Street Wharf area of San Francisco, California, 1885-1906. The Western Fuel Company coal pier is in view as well as several sail and steam vessels. BAY CITY (built 1878; paddle ferry) is docked in the lower left corner and docked above her is THOROUGHFARE (built 1871; paddle ferry). The postcard was published by Edward H. Mitchell of San Francisco, image number 548.

    Collection Arrangement

    Single item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Waterfronts
    Piers & wharves--California--San Francisco
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    Photomechanical prints
    Picture postcards