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Guide to the Stereographs of the Sierra Nevada and other California views, ca. 1868-1880
PC-RM-Stereos: Box 7  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stereographs of the Sierra Nevada and other California views,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1868-1880
    Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 7
    Creator: Hazeltine, M.M. (Martin Mason)
    Extent: 46 Photographic prints (mounted), 9 x 18 cm.
    Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
    678 Mission Street
    San Francisco, California 94105-4014
    Abstract: Stereographs taken by M.M. Hazeltine of the Sierra Nevada and other California views,including San Francisco, mining, and Native Americans. Contains a few landscapes of Oregon.
    Physical location: Please consult repository.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    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 the Sierra Nevada and other California views. PC-RM-Stereos: Box 7, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Consult repository.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Contains primarily landscapes of the Sierra Nevada. Several images of mines, sluices, and hydraulic mining. Landscapes of Oregon, two views of San Francisco, and one of Comptche, Mendocino County. There is one stereo each of members of the Piute (i.e., Paiute), Pit River (i.e., Achomawi), and Yosemite (i.e., Miwok) Indian tribes.
    Organized by series: Pacific Coast; Gems of the Pacific Coast; Gems of the Pacific Coast, Reached by the Southern Pacific Railway; Yosemite Valley, California.
    Stereo titles from handwritten notes on verso.

    Indexing Terms

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


    Mines and mineral resources--California--Sierra Nevada--Photographs.
    Hydraulic mining--California--Sierra Nevada--Photographs.
    Indians of North America--California--Pictorial works.
    Miwok Indians--California--Yosemite Valley--Pictorial works.
    650 0 Paiute Indians--California--Pictorial works.
    Achomawi Indians--California--Pictorial works
    Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Pictorial works.
    Yosemite Valley (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
    Oregon--Pictorial works.
    Comptche (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
    Fresno County (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works.