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Finding Aid to the Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route, 1894
BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route
    Date: 1894
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB
    Creator: Tibbitts, H. C. (Howard C.)
    Extent: Number of items: 2 albums (107 photographic prints) 1 digital objects (1 images)
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Views of the "principle points of interest on the entire Southern Pacific system." Includes New Orleans; Louisiana Bayous and cane fields; the Alamo; Casa Grande and other Arizona scenes; the Salton Sea (including "plowing salt") and Indio, Calif. vicinity; Riverside, Calif.; Santa Barbara Mission; Yosemite and the Mariposa Grove of sequoia; numerous San Francisco views; the Hotel del Monte and Monterey vicinity; and numerous Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe, and Mt. Shasta area views. One view of hydraulic mining is present.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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

    [Identification of item], Photographs of the Southern Pacific Route, BANC PIC 1996.002--fALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital reproductions of selected images are available.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The 118 photographs were purchased from the California Book Auction.


    Purchased through the Coulter Fund.

    Scope and Content

    (Taken from original inventory listing)
    List and titles of a series of photographs sent to Mr. George H. Daniels, General Passenger Agent, New York Central & Hudson River R.R., New York City, New York. These views embrace, in a general way, the principal points of interest on the entire Southern Pacific System. They are numbered in consecutive order, commencing with No. 1, on the lower left-hand corner of each picture.

    Scope and Content

    Note: Items numbered 1-118: numbers taken from original typed list received with collection. This list was apparently made by the photographer, and numbers have been retained in spite of gaps in sequence.