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Finding aid to Death Valley Automobile Trip, 1926
BANC PIC 1978.027--ALB  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Death Valley Automobile Trip
    Date: 1926
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1978.027--ALB
    Extent: 1 album (76 photographic prints); 14 x 23 cm. 76 digital objects
    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/
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection stored off-site. Advance notice required for use.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Death Valley automobile trip, BANC PIC 1978.027--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Digital Representations Available

    Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    California Heritage Project. CU-BANC
    Online Archive of California.
    Automobile travel -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Photographs.
    Calico (Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
    Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works.
    Deserts -- California -- Photographs.
    Ghost towns -- California -- Photographs.
    Ghost towns -- Nevada -- Photographs.
    Indians of North America -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Photographs.
    Rhyolite (Nev.) -- Pictorial works.
    Sightseers -- California.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Death Valley Automobile Trip photo album was purchased in 1978.

    Scope and Content

    The Death Valley Automobile Trip photograph album containing 76 prints appears to be the record of a sightseeing trip made from Los Angeles to Death Valley in 1926. A written record--in the form of diary entries--is also included and consists of a series of detailed captions describing the landscape, landmarks, and individuals encountered in Death Valley. Neither the diarist nor the photographer is identified. The album displays no one emphasis: it consists of a broad range of photographs, from the automobiles and sighteseers to the landscape, abandoned mines, schoolhouses, hotels and homesteads of Death Valley.