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Guide to the Stereographs of San Francisco, California
PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03  
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  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents Note
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stereographs of San Francisco, California,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1867-1870s
    Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03
    Creator: Muybridge, Eadweard next hit
    Extent: 32 photographic prints (mounted), 8.5 x 17.5 cm
    Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
    San Francisco, California 94105-4014
    Abstract: Stereographs of San Francisco, Calif. taken by previous hit Eadweard Muybridge . Includes two Marin County images.
    Physical location: Please consult repository.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to 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 San Francisco, California, PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Consult repository

    Scope and Contents Note

    Contains various San Francisco images, including hotels, restaurants, businesses, churches, the Cliff House, San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, Woodward's Gardens, and the 1872 ceremony for laying the cornerstone of City Hall. Includes two Marin County photos.


    Arranged by series: San Francisco; San Francisco (Helios Flying Studio); San Francisco (published by Bradley & Rulofson); Views of San Francisco and Vicinity; Bay of San Francisco; Cliff House, S.F.

    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
    Business enterprises--California--San Francisco--Photographs
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Alcatraz Island (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Marin County (Calif.)--Pictorial works

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Helios Flying Studio
    Bradley & Rulofson