Guide to the Raun Family Photograph Album of California Scenes [graphic], ca. 1900

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Guide to the Raun Family Photograph Album of California Scenes [graphic], ca. 1900

Collection number: BANC PIC 1975.028--fALB

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University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1975
Encoded by:
James Lake and Jamie Jesson
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

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Collection is open for research.

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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.

List of Items

item 1.

Del Monte Chapel

item 2.

Beach at Pacific Grove

item 3.

Arch Rock, Pacific Grove

item 4.

Old Custom House, Monterey

item 5.

On the Point Sur Road (horse and buggy)

item 6-7.

Dr. Curtis' Cabin, Pacific Grove

item 8.

Main Street, Monterey

item 9.

The Maze, Del Monte

item 10.

1st Capital of California, 1854, Monterey

item 11.

Monterey wharf

item 12.

Children on natural bridge, Pacific Grove

item 13.

Entrance gate, Light house grounds, Pacific Grove

item 14.

Lake Del Monte

item 15.

Old Theatre, Monterey

item 16.

Old Jail, Monterey (built in 1806)

item 17.

Cathedral Rock, Pt. Lobos

item 18.

El Carmelo Bridge

item 19.

Midway Point - Seventeen Mile Drive

item 20.

Ostrich Tree - Seventeen Mile Drive

item 21.

Leaning Cypress - Seventeen Mile Drive

item 22.

Lone Cypress - Seventeen Mile Drive

item 23.

Old Jail, Monterey (built in 1806)

item 24.

On Seventeen Mile Drive near Moss Beach

item 25.

Point Lobos from "Devils Cauldron"

item 26.

North Point - Pt. Lobos

item 27.

Cypress Hill near Point Lobos

item 28.

The Loop - Seventeen Mile Drive

item 29.

Arch Rock - Point Sur Road

item 30.

Caves and arches in rocks - Point Sur Road

item 31.

High Bluff from "Devils Cauldron"

item 32.

Rocks in Little Sur Bay

item 33.

Rocks in Little Sur Bay

item 34.

Little Sur Coast, looking south

item 35.

Little Sur Coast from Ocean House

item 36.

Three way arch in rock, Pt. Sur Road

item 37.

Coast line north from hill - Pt. Sur Road

item 38.

Lake, Golden Gate Park near Stanyan Street

item 39.

Great Arch, below Ocean House, Pt. Sur Road

item 40.

Lodge, Childrens' Playground, Golden Gate Park

item 41.

Francis Scott Key Monument, Golden Gate Park

item 42.

Ducks and Swan, Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park

item 43.

Part of Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park

item 44.

Rustic stone bridge to Strawberry Hill, Golden Gate Park

item 45.

Taking his picture (woman with camera - Golden Gate Park)

item 46.

Conservatory, Golden Gate Park

item 47.

Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park - South side

item 48.

Herd of buffalo, Golden Gate Park

item 49.

Cliff House, San Francisco

item 50.

Elk, Golden Gate Park

item 51.

Grizzly Bear "Monarch", Golden Gate Park

item 52.

The Wine Press (statue) - Golden Gate Park

item 53.

Sausalito, Marin Co. (from the bay)

item 54.

Ed on summit of Mt. Tamalpais

item 55.

Mt. Tamalpias train at Tavern

item 56.

Tamalpais Tavern

item 57.

Pathway to summit, Mt. Tamalpais

item 58.

Alum Rock Park Canyon

item 59.

Nile train taken going 30 miles per hour

item 60.

Lunch (picnic) at Ferndale Springs, Contra Costa Co.

item 61.

Chapel, Cypress Lawn Cemetery

item 62.

Raun (family) plot, Cypress Lawn Cemetery

item 63.

Seal Rocks off Cliff House, San Francisco

item 64.

Little Sur Coast, south from Ocean House

item 65.

Railroad bridge across Sacramento River, Sacramento

item 66.

Interior view of Railroad bridge at Sacramento - taken while crossing

item 67.

Post Office, Sacramento

item 68.

Eastern facade, State Capitol, Sacramento

item 69.

State Capitol, Sacramento, northwest view

item 70.

State Capitol, Sacramento, west view

item 71.

Mokelumne River, looking north

item 72.

Mokelumne River, looking south

item 73.

Flume from tunnel, Del Ray Mine

item 74.

Jackass Gulch from McKinney's, Middle Bar

item 75.

Shaft house and compressor house, Del Ray Mine

item 76.

The Dump, Del Ray Mine

item 77.

[Golden Gate Park]