Guide to the Una Smith Ross Photograph Album

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Guide to the Una Smith Ross Photograph Album

Collection number: ffUARC ALBUM 17

University Archives, The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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  • The Bancroft Library
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
March 2004
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Una Smith Ross photograph album,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1909-1923
Collection Number: ffUARC ALBUM 17
Creator: Ross, Una Smith
Extent: 1 album (77 photographic prints)
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Abstract: Album of photographs of University of California, Berkeley student.
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Una Smith Ross photograph album, ffUARC ALBUM 17, University Archives, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Transferred to University Archives from the Townsend Center for the Humanities.

Scope and Content Note

The album consists mainly of photographs taken while Una Smith Ross was a student at Berkeley, a member of the class of 1911, with a master's degree awarded in 1913. There are photographs of many of her friends, the women's basketball team, rugby games and players, the Senior Pilgrimage, cadet corps drills. There are two formal portraits of Una and some photographs from later visits to Berkeley. Also included are photographs from a trip to Hawaii in 1910.

Container List


Item: 1
Portrait of Una Smith Ross, by Oscar Maurer (not on album sheet)


Item: 2
Ruth [portrait of unidentified woman]


Item: 3


Item: 4-5
College Hall, Berkeley 1909-10: In Tully's Room; identifed are Clara Mac, Tully, Doris, "Suff" Ashford.


Item: 6
Clark [unidentified woman]


Item: 7
Una(?) on bench on porch [College Hall]


Item: 8
Berkeley 1909: John Hartigan, yell leader [in front of stands of rooters]


Item: 9
Rugby game on California Field, 1909


Item: 10
Aboard the Lurline, 1910: Frank Weeden and Vernon Thorpe


Item: 11
Aboard the Lurline, 1910: the bow


Item: 12
Aboard the Lurline, 1910: Mrs. Cooke, Capt. Weeden [with unidentified children]


Item: 13
Aboard the Lurline, 1910: Una on deck


Item: 14
Honolulu: Cassidy's beach


Item: 15
Honolulu: The Cleghornes


Item: 16
Honolulu: Una, July 12, 1910


Item: 17
Berkeley 1911: Women's basketball team lined up at a fence: Himes, M. Spencer, Rum, D. Spencer, Newby, Asher, Jackling, Buck, Judd, Trewick, Christal, E. Frisby


Item: 18
Berkeley 1911: Team seated; identified are Miss Shafter and Nan Hunt


Item: 19
Anne Pauline Hunt


Item: 20
Berkeley 1911 Spring Festival: May Pole dance, Faculty Glade


Item: 21
Berkeley 1911 Spring Festival: Tulip dance


Item: 22
Berkeley 1911: Sarah Bernhardt in Phedre, May 1911, Greek Theatre


Item: 23
Berkeley 1911: Johnny Stroud [rugby player]


Item: 24
Berkeley 1911: All American team, Morris, capt.


Item: 25
Berkeley 1911: "Monte" Morris


Item: 26-27
Berkeley 1911: Training quarters: group of men in front of off campus(?) building [photo is actually cut in two with each half placed on either side of the page]


Item: 28
Berkeley 1911: Shaeffer and Dwiggins


Item: 29-34
Berkeley 1911 Women's Jinks: Six photos of women, in trousers; only identified names are Suffie, Tully and Rum


Item: 35-37
College Hall Thanksgiving Party: groups of women students, some dressed as men; one photo has names: Rum, Tully, Geraldine Ashenbrenner


Item: 38-39
Outing to San Rafael: photos of group of women sitting in grassy plot, "Das Barnicle Bund"; names include Margaret Hurling, Kitty Nison, Una, Kate Grunsky, Tully Clotilde Grunsky.


Item: 40
Berkeley 1911: women's basketball game with Stanford on Hearst Hall court; named are Rum, Mattie Himes, Leila Trewick.


Item: 41
Senior Pilgrimage, 1911: Noble Hamilton at head of procession


Item: 42
Senior Pilgrimage, 1911: Mabel Sadler and Cheryl Merrill


Item: 43
Senior Pilgrimage, 1911: In front of North Hall steps


Item: 44
Senior Pilgrimage, 1911: At the Mining Building


Item: 45
Senior Pilgrimage, 1911: The procession to South Hall


Item: 46
Senior Pilgrimage, 1912


Item: 47
Mt Rainier, Washington. 1910 photo by A.H. Barnes


Item: 48-50
The town and the bay from Big C hill


Item: 51-53
Big Game 1912(?): three views of play on muddy field


Item: 54-56
2404 Dana Street, 1912-13: The attic room; Una sitting in bed drinking chocolate; MA [Una in academic robe and hood]


Item: 57-58
Masters Degree, 1913: Margaret Brown and Una Smith Ross in gowns and turned, showing their hoods


Item: 59
Charles Denham [standing holding suitcase in each hand]


Item: 60
Margaret Brown [cut out small picture at lower left of page]


Item: 61
Benjamin Ide Wheeler


Item: 62
Drill review, May 1913: [Robert] Gordon Sproul, Cadet captain


Item: 63
Una at Nurses Settlement, San Francisco, 1914-15


Item: 64
Octavine Briggs Schweitzer [holding child]


Item: 65-68
Una in several shots at Campanile and in Esplanade, 1924-25


Item: 69
Harold Anderson's Car, March 1925 [Car on road in Berkeley(?) hills; Una nearby with bouquet of wildflowers]


Item: 70
Berkeley 1925: Ruth


Item: 71-77
Berkeley 1925: Cadet review in April; one shows President Campbell giving medals, another shows Col. Nance