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Guide to the Raun Family Photograph Album of California Scenes [graphic], ca. 1900
BANC PIC 1975.028--fALB  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Raun Family Photograph Album of California Scenes [graphic],
    Date: ca. 1900
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1975.028--fALB
    Creator: Raun family
    Extent: Number of items: 1 album (77 photographic prints) : platinum prints?
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Languages Represented: English

    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], Raun family photograph album of California scenes [graphic], BANC PIC 1975.028--fALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Material Cataloged Separately

    • Four photographs of the Benson Smelter (Benson, Arizona?), also from the estate of Edward Raun (BANC PIC 1975.027--PIC)

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from the California Book Auction Co. (Sale no. 105, Nov. 1974, item #288) in memory of Francis Overstreet Kelsey. From the estate of Edward Tuttle Raun of Oakland, Calif.

    Biographical Note

    The Rauns were a family of Oakland, Calif. pioneers. Eduard P. Raun (b. 1856, Coloma, Calif.) operated the Del Ray Quartz Mine, Amador County, Calif. His father, Eduard Theodor Raun, came to California in 1849 and, in 1853 married Charlotte Augusta Phelps of Benicia, Calif. (Biographical information is derived from the auction catalog of Sale 105 of the California Book Auction Galleries (Nov. 1974)).

    Scope and Content

    Snapshots or amateur views including San Francisco's Cliff House and Golden Gate Park, Monterey, Sacramento, Mt. Tamalpais, Sausalito, the Mokelumne River, and the Del Ray [sic] mine. Also present is a view of the tombstone of Eduard Theodor and Charlotta Augusta Raun, parents of Eduard P. Raun.