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[Cooper-Molera family pictorial collection].
BANC PIC 1978.148--PIC NEG Box 1; BANC PIC 1978.148--PIC NEG Box 2; BANC PIC 1978.148--AX oversize folder; BANC PIC 1978.148--C oversize folder; ...
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Title:

[Cooper-Molera family pictorial collection]

Creator/Contributor:

Cooper (Family, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Britton & Rey

Abstract:

Photographs related to ranch operations in California, including snapshots of crop harvesting, irrigation, flood damage (all in PIC box 1) and livestock (PIC box 2). Many were taken around the Salinas River and Moro Cojo area. Also included is a portrait of John B. Rogers Cooper (AX folder), and portraits of a few other unidentified persons (PIC box 2) and snapshots of Yosemite National Park and Hetch Hetchy Valley ca. 1930s-1940s (PIC box 1). Also includes a lithographic birds eye view of Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, drawn by Henry Steinegger and printed by Britton & Rey (C folder), and a print of the San Francisco residence of Mr. Aaron Adler, also printed by Britton & Rey (AX folder).

Date:

1880 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Cooper, Juan Bautista Rogers -- 1791-1872 -- Portraits
Cooper family -- Photographs
Ranches -- California -- Photographs
Hetch Hetchy Valley (Calif.) -- Photographs
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Photographs
Salinas River Valley (Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES (NEG boxes 1-2): RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
NITRATE NEGATIVES (NNEG boxes 3-4): CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.
Cooper-Molera pictorial collection, BANC PIC 1978.148, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of The National Trust for Historic Preservation ; 1977.
John Rogers Cooper (1791-1872) came to Monterey, California from New England in 1823 as captain of the trading schooner Rover. In Alta California, Cooper became a Mexican citizen and took the name Juan Bautista Rogerio Cooper. He married Encarnacion Vallejo (1809-1902), sister of General Mariano Vallejo. In 1829, Cooper purchased Rancho Bolsa del Potrero y Moro Cojo, which sat between the Salinas River and the Tembladero Slough, near present Castroville. Rancho El Sur, a land grant made in 1834 by Governor Jose Figueroa to Juan Bautista Alvardo, was transferred to Cooper in 1840 in exchange for Rancho Bolsa del Potrero y Moro Cojo. Cooper's claim on Rancho El Sur was confirmed by the United States in 1866. Until the late 1920s, Rancho El Sur was a working ranch and farm operated by descendants of John B. Rogers Cooper, including daughter Amelia Cooper (1844-1918) and her husband Eusebio Joseph Molera (1846-1932), and Amelia's and Eusebio's children, Andrew J. Molera (1875-1931) and Frances Mary Molera (1879-1968). On this land currently sits Andrew Molera State Park.
Preliminary list of contents available in library.
Transferred from the Cooper-Molera family papers (BANC MSS 78/57 c).

Type:

graphic
Portraits.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 700 photographs in 6 boxes and 2 oversize folders : chiefly photographic prints and both safety and nitrate film negatives ; sheets 36 x 54 or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online
BANC PIC 1978.148--PIC NEG Box 1
BANC PIC 1978.148--PIC NEG Box 2
BANC PIC 1978.148--AX oversize folder
BANC PIC 1978.148--C oversize folder
BANC PIC 1978.148--NEG NEG box 1
BANC PIC 1978.148--NEG NEG box 2
BANC PIC 1978.148--NNEG NNEG Box 3
BANC PIC 1978.148--NNEG NNEG Box 4
BANC PIC 1978.148--PIC PIC box 2
BANC PIC 1978.148--PIC (PIC)
BANC PIC 1978.148
BANC PIC 1978.148--PIC

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES (NEG boxes 1-2): RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
NITRATE NEGATIVES (NNEG boxes 3-4): CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.

Related Item:

Cooper-Molera family papers : Cooper (Family : Cooper, Juan Bautista Rogers, 1791-1872).
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