Buildings of Berkeley, California, ca. 1915

Processed by Padma Rubiales.
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-6000

Buildings of Berkeley, California, ca. 1915

BANC PIC 1981.056--PIC

The Bancroft Library

University of California

Berkeley, California 1997
Finding aid and digital representations of archival materials funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    Processed and encoded by:
    California Heritage Digital Image Access Project staff in The Bancroft Library and The Library's Electronic Text Unit
    Digital images processed by:
    The Library Photographic Service
    Finding aid completed:
    October 1996
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Buildings of Berkeley, California,
Date: ca. 1915
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1981.056--PIC
Extent: 41 photographic prints; 16 x 21 cm. 41 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is available for use.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. 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.
Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Buildings of Berkeley, California, BANC PIC 1981.056--PIC, 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.

Materials Cataloged Separately


Photographs of University of California, Berkeley buildings transferred to the University Archives, The Bancroft Library.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of The Friends of the Bancroft Library, ca. 1981.

Scope and Content

The Buildings of Berkeley, Calif. collection contains 41 photographs taken circa 1915. The photographers are unknown. The collection includes views of private residences, churches, hotels, businesses, etc. Identified buildings include the West Berkeley Bank, Byron Jackson Iron Works, Pacific Coast Furniture Co., Pacific Glove Works, Pacific Spring Bed Co., Standard Soap Co., Sunlit Fruit Co., the Y.M.C.A., Claremont Hotel, Hotel Carlton, Berkeley High School, and more.


:1 West Berkeley Bank, Berkeley, California


:2 Byron Jackson Iron Works, Berkeley, California


:2a [Byron] Jackson Iron Works, Berkeley, California


:3 Byron Jackson Machine Works, Berkeley, California


:4 Pacific Coast Furniture Co., Berkeley, California


:5 Pacific Glove Works, Berkeley, California [negative available]


:6 Pacific Spring Bed Co., Berkeley, California


Standard Soap Co., Berkeley, California


:8 Sunlit Fruit Co., Berkeley, California


:9 Van Emon Elevator Co., Berkeley, California


:10 Y.M.C.A. Building, Berkeley, California


Christian Science Church, Berkeley, California


:12 Methodist Church, Berkeley, California


:12a Church--M.E. South, Berkeley, California


St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley, California


Unitarian Church, Berkeley, California


:15 Hotel Carlton, Berkeley, California


:16 Claremont Hotel, Berkeley, California


:16a Entrance to Claremont, Berkeley, California


:17 Sante Fe Depot, Berkeley, California


:18 Alta Vista Apartments, Berkeley, California


:19 Fraternity House, Berkeley, California [building formerly on NE corner of Channing and Bowditch]


:20 Hart residence, Berkeley, California


:21 O'Brien residence, Berkeley, California


:22 Ramsey residence, Berkeley, California


:23 Taylor residence, Berkeley, California


Unidentified residence, Berkeley, California


:27 Unidentified residence, Berkeley, California [and Ramsey residence]


Unidentified residence, Berkeley, California


:30 [Unidentified residence] -- Flowers in window box, Berkeley, California


:31 Berkeley High School, Berkeley, California


:32 Scenic Avenue, [view along sidewalk], Berkeley, California


:33 Municipal Wharf, Berkeley, California


:34 Statue, grounds of State Deaf and Dumb Asylum [Berkeley, California]