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Guide to the William H. Bull Collection, 1891-1919.
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William H. Bull Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1891-1919.
    Box Number: 1143-1147
    Creator: Bull, William H.
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    Please credit California State Library.

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    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State 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], William H. Bull Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Bull, William H.
    Southern Pacific Railroad Company


    Sketches, original art work and examples of Bull's work for the Southern Pacific Railroad.


    William H. Bull arrived in San Francisco in 1894. He was employed by Southern Pacific Railroad as their first commercial artist. He specialized in doing advertising and painting pictures of California's beauty spots for Southern Pacific's promotional materials. Bull also designed covers for Sunset magazine.

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