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Guide to the Sewell F. Graves Photograph Collection
MS 204  
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Biographical material, 1919-2001

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Contains a news clipping about a family member and a copy of a note from the donor giving the family geneaology.
Box-folder 1:1

News clipping and note, 1941, 2001

Box-folder 1:1

Gertrude Byrne's commencement program, Santa Cruz High School, 1919


4x5 Photographs, 1900-1930

Physical Description: 41 photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of family members, family homes, and Santa Cruz scenery.ca. 1890-1930.
Accession No. 204.1

Ben Martin - the way the street looks now.

Accession No. 204.2

Portrait of Ernest Otto, ca.1890-1910

Accession No. 204.3

West Cliff Drive, ca.1900

Accession No. 204.4-8

Helen Byrne's home at 350 Laurel St., Santa Cruz (Cleveland and Laurel St.)

Accession No. 204.4, 204.8


Accession No. 204.5


Accession No. 204.6


Accession No. 204.7


Accession No. 204.9

Aunt Mabel and Uncle Walter's home

Accession No. 204.10

Home of Walter C. Byrne, King Street

Accession No. 204.11

George G. Byrne home, 320 King Street, Santa Cruz

Accession No. 204.12-14

Bay View School, Santa Cruz

Accession No. 204.12

7th grade class, ca.1913

Accession No. 204.13

8th grade class, Teacher, Nettie Newman, ca.1913

Accession No. 204.14

6th grade A class, 1913

Accession No. 204.15

Santa Cruz High School Boosters in Gilroy, October 1913

Accession No. 204.16-17

After the Santa Cruz High School Fire, October 1, 1913

Accession No. 204.18

A crowd relaxing on the steps of the Santa Cruz Beach Casino, ca.1910-1915

Accession No. 204.19

West Cliff Drive at Woodrow Avenue, old Cliff Museum with "Free Cliff View" sign on roof, ca. 1900-1925

Accession No. 204.20

Santa Cruz Beach and wharf, ca. 1900-1915

Accession No. 204.21

West Cliff Drive, ca. 1900-1915

Accession No. 204.22

West Cliff Drive looking towards Natural Bridges beach

Accession No. 204.23

Ocean break

Accession No. 204.24

West Cliff Drive by Woodrow Avenue, ca.1900-1915

Accession No. 204.25

Country lane with a carriage parked on side of the raod

Accession No. 204.26

Portrait of a man sitting in a convertible Model T.

Accession No. 204.27

Six people in a horse drawn carriage with a fringe on top.

Accession No. 204.28

Buckboard wagon driven by two men

Accession No. 204.29

Portrait of two couple in convertible Model T [License 4563]

Accession No. 204.30

Man and woman cooking over campfire

Accession No. 204.31

Interior of Byrne Bros. Hardware store in Santa Cruz, ca. 1900-1915

Accession No. 204.32-34

Circus parade down Pacific Avenue, ca.1900-1920

Accession No. 204.35

Interior view of old Congregational Church, Santa Cruz

Accession No. 204.36-37

Unidentified gothic style church

Accession No. 204.38

Waves breaking on rocks at end of Woodrow Avenue - Vue L'Eau

Accession No. 204.39

Grandma Drennau's back yard, now Wessendorf's Mortuary, ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.40

Garden at 320 King St., home of George G, Byrne, ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.41

Big Basin stage and campfire circle, ca. 1900-1920


5x7 Photographs, 1900-1930

Physical Description: 20 photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of family members, family homes, and Santa Cruz scenery.ca. 1890-1930.
Accession No. 204.42-43

After the fire at Santa Cruz high School, October 1913

Accession No. 204.44

Santa Cruz beach and wharf, ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.45

Waves breaking on cliff, ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.46

The Big Tree Road, Santa Cruz Mountains

Accession No. 204.47

Berry Creek Fall, Big Basin

Accession No. 204.48

Big Basin campfire circle and office buildings

Accession No. 204.49

Congregational church, Santa Cruz

Accession No. 204.50

First Santa Cruz High School,1895-1913

Accession No. 204.51

Climbing rose covering back porch and trellis at 320 King St., ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.52

Buckboard driven by two men

Accession No. 204.53

Mr. Scroggy driving the Byrne Bros. mules and hardware wagon, Aug. 1911

Accession No. 204.54

Buchanan's ranch where we spent a summer when Gert was 12 yrs. old, 1913

Accession No. 204.55

Bucchanans, where our family spent one summer in Santa Cruz Mountains, ca. 1913

Accession No. 204.56

Newly built Santa Cruz High School, ca. 1915

Accession No. 204.57

Eight older women sitting on porch steps, ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.58

West Cliff Drive near Vue L'Eau - natural bridge pass through visible, ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.59

Gert in front of Dodge's yard at the corner of Bay and King Streets, ca. 1900-1920

Accession No. 204.60

Episcopal Church, Santa Cruz

Accession No. 204.61

Grandpa Sewell Graves oil painting outside, ca. 1900-1920


8x10 Photographs, 1900-1930

Physical Description: 7 photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of family members, family homes, and Santa Cruz scenery.ca. 1890-1960.
Accession No. 204.62

Daughters of the American Revolution, Santa Cruz, 1939-1940

Scope and Content Note

Family members identified are Aunt Mabel Byrne, Aunt Florence Byrne, Louise Sheppa (Lovett), Mrs. Ryland Drennau and Harriet Liles .
Accession No. 204.63

Aerial view of First Congregational Church, Soquel, ca. 1940-1960

Accession No. 204.64

First Congregational Church chancel, Santa Cruz

Accession No. 204.65

Grandma Drennau's house and backyard - where Wessendorf's Funeral Parlor now stands on Church St.

Accession No. 204.66

Portrait of the Santa Cruz High School Football team, 1913

Accession No. 204.67

Teachers of the Congregational Sunday School - Helen Byrne, sitting in middle, bottom row, ca. 1898

Accession No. 204.68

Building remains after fire at Santa Cruz High School, 1913