Inventory of Photographs of Alaskan Scenery [graphic], ca. 1890

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Inventory of Photographs of Alaskan Scenery [graphic], ca. 1890

Collection number: BANC PIC 1905.10711-.10737--AX

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1972
Encoded by:
James Lake and Jamie Jesson
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Photographs of Alaskan Scenery [graphic],
Date: ca. 1890
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1905.10711-.10737--AX
Creator: Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912
Extent: Number of items: 21 photographic 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.
Abstract: Photos include views of Fort Wrangle, Sitka, Juneau, Jakutat Bay, glaciers, Indian villages and settlements, totem poles, groups of people (tourists?), a Russian block house in Sitka, a photo of Madonna from the Greek [Russian] Church in Sitka, etc.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research, except for originals, which are restricted. Use viewing prints only. Shelved as BANC PIC 1905.10711-.10737--PIC. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Photographs of Alaskan scenery [graphic], BANC PIC 1905.10711-.10737--AX, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

List of Items


1905.10711 4590: Totem poles. Fort Wrangle, Alaska


1905.10712 4703: "The Ranch" or Indian town near Sitka, Alaska


1905.10713 4558: Indian Village, Yakutat Bay, Alaska


1905.10714 4566: Group of tourists in an Indian War canoe, Sitka, Alaska


1905.10715 4571: An Alaskan woodland scene near Sitka


1905.10716 4732: Ice floe in Glacier Bay


1905.10717 4575: Indian River near Sitka, Alaska. The old water wheel


1905.10718 4567: Group under the trees, Indian River, near Sitka


1905.10719 [Vacant number]


1905.10720 4585: Juneau from the water


1905.10721 4586: Juneau and Douglas Island from the 'Basin' road, Alaska


1905.10722 4580: Fort Wrangle from across the harbor, Alaska


1905.10723 4706: Davidson Glacier, from the southwest


1905.10724 4733: Muir Glacier. From near the top, looking across


1905.10725 4582: View of Muir Glacier and Moraine, Glacier Bay, Alaska


1905.10726 4594: A section of Muir Glacier photographed at 11:15 PM


1905.10727 4731: A group on the ice. Top of Muir Glacier, Alaska


1905.10728 4561: Mt. St. Elias, 19500 Ft., and St. Elias Alps, from Yakutat Bay, Alaska


1905.10729 4726: The steamer "George W. Elder" at Sitka. View from the Islands


1905.10730 4738: The Madonna from a painting in the Greek Church, Sitka, Alaska


1905.10731 4725: Old Russian block house, at Sitka, Alaska


1905.10732 4565: Group of pleasure seekers on an island in Sitka Harbor