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Guide to the Stereographs of California and Nevada
PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents Note
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stereographs of California and Nevada,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1864-1866
    Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06
    Creator: Lawrence & Houseworth
    Extent: 44 photographic prints (mounted), 8.5 x 17.5 cm.
    Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
    San Francisco, California 94105-4014
    Abstract: Stereographs of California and Nevada taken by Lawrence & Houseworth.
    Physical location: Please consult repository.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

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

    Preferred Citation

    Stereographs of California and Nevada, PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Consult repository

    Scope and Contents Note

    Contains mostly northern California landscape and city views of San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Mammoth Grove, The Geysers, Redwood City, Yosemite Valley, Monterey County, Santa Cruz County, Placer County, and Amador County. Includes one photo each of hydraulic mining on the Yuba River and a group of Washoe Indians. The three Nevada stereos show the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe and views of Virginia City.


    Organized by series: California; Nevada.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Streets--California--San Francisco--Photographs
    Hydraulic mining--California--Yuba River--Photographs
    Washo Indians--Pictorial works
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)--Pictorial works
    Mammoth Tree Grove (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Geysers, The (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Yosemite Valley (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Placer County (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Monterey County (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Amador County (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Virginia City (Nev.)--Pictorial works