Guide to the Ruliff S. Holway Photograph Collection [graphic], ca. 1900-ca. 1920

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Guide to the Ruliff S. Holway Photograph Collection [graphic], ca. 1900-ca. 1920

Collection number: BANC PIC 1981.105--PIC

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Processed by:
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Date Completed:
ca. 1981
Encoded by:
James Lake and Jamie Jesson
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Ruliff S. Holway Photograph Collection [graphic],
Date (inclusive): ca. 1900-ca. 1920
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1981.105--PIC
Creator: Holway, Ruliff S. (Ruliff Stephen), 1857-1927
Extent: Number of items: ca. 250 negatives and lantern slides (38 with corresponding viewing 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: Primarily views relating to the geology of California. Includes photographs of agriculture, glaciers, the Sierra Nevada, geological formations, earthquake effects, Mt. Lassen eruption, etc.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research, except for unprocessed materials, which are restricted. Inquiries concerning unprocessed materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ruliff S. Holway photograph collection [graphic], BANC PIC 1981.105--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.



item 1.

Foothills west of Dunnigan (horses and threshing machine)

item 2.

Turlock--fruit drying. Copy of Ravnos phot.

item 3.

Some pumpkins, Turlock, 1910. Copy of Ravnos phot.

item 4.

Harvester near Modesto.



item 5.

Berkeley and SF Bay from Berkeley hills



item 6.

Road near Point Reyes, April 1906.

item 7.

Santa Rosa twisted monument, 1906.

item 8.

Fence displaced by earthquake. Rift NW Frawley gulch.

item 9.

Railroad-mouth of Salinas [River?], 1906 (twisted tracks)



item 10.

Wave erosion

item 11.

Near Respini Creek, Santa Cruz.

item 12.

Glaciated rock, Glen Alpine.

item 13.

Pleeching(?), Evolution Basin, looking upstream.

item 14.


item 15.

Erosion along joint planes, Santa Cruz. Geog. 102. 1912.



item 16.

Palisade Glacier, near Big Pine.

item 17.

Little Darwin Glacier.

item 18.

Darwin Glacier.

item 19.

Dana Glacier.

item 20.

Crevasse, Palisade Glacier near Big Pine. Copy of phot.


Mt. Lassen

item 21.

Mt. Lassen? [Steaming crater]

item 22.

Mt. Lassen? [2 tents in barren landscape; woman near one tent]

item 23.

Mud flow, Mt. Lassen. Copy of Loomis phot.

item 24.

[Mt. Lassen eruption?]

item 25.

Mt. Lassen eruption. copy of Loomis phot.

item 26.

Mt. Lassen eruption. Copy of Loomis phot.

item 27.

Mt. Lassen. Copy of Loomis phot.

item 28.

Hot Rock. Copy of Loomis phot.

item 29.

Mud flow . . . . Copy of Loomis phot.


Sierra Nevada

item 30.

Cathedral Lake.

item 31.

Mt. Whitney. Copied from Sierra Club Bulletin, v.5, no.3

item 32.

Across Kern River canyon from top of Mt. Whitney.



item 33.

Redwood near Eureka.

item 34.

[Fallen giant.] Copy of Chas. Weidner phot.



item 35.

[Yosemite Valley]



item 36.

Phot of map of San Francisco Bay and vicinity showing water supply

item 37.

Lion caught in a trap.

item 38.

Python and oribie [sic]