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Crosby, Harry W. [Photographs from the Harry W. Crosby papers].
BANC PIC 2019.014--PIC PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2019.014--fALB vol. 1; BANC PIC 2019.014--LAN LAN box 1; BANC PIC 2019.014--NEG(strip) NEG(strip) box 1; ...
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Title:

[Photographs from the Harry W. Crosby papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Crosby, Harry W., 1926-, creator, photographer.

Abstract:

Archive of Harry W. Crosby's photographs pertaining to his travels throughout Mexico, containing portraits, views and everyday scenes taken in various locations, including Sonora, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Baja California, Colima, Nayarit, Michoacán, Chihuahua, Zacatecas, Durango, Guanajuato, Pinacate, Trincheras, Batuc, Los Alamos and elsewhere. Broad range of subject matter includes individuals and families, social events, landscapes, urban views, architecture, animals, traditional artisans and handicraft, among other topics. Photograph album (vol. 1) contains a representative selection of highlights of Crosby's photography in Mexico. Contact prints (PIC box 1), representing only a small percentage of the negatives present in collection, contain images of various locations, and also include files for "San Diego" and "Portraits". Slides (LAN box 1) contain images taken in the regions of Lake Patzcuaro, Uruapan, Jalisco, Guanajuato (including Hacienda Belloli), Zacatecas, Mexico City, Sinaloa, Acamos and Sonora.

Date:

1960 (issued)

Subject:

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Crosby, Harry W -- 1926- -- Archives
Mexicans -- Portraits
Architecture -- Mexico -- Photographs
Handicraft -- Mexico -- Photographs
Mexico -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed and collected by Harry W. Crosby.
Format extent summary: approximately 5,250 negatives, 300 slides and 450 prints.
NEGATIVES (NEG(strip) boxes) and SLIDES (LAN box): RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
Photographs from the Harry W. Crosby papers, BANC PIC 2019.014, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Harry W. Crosby ; 2018.
One optical disc transferred to the Digital Collections Unit of The Bancroft Library.
Harry W. Crosby: born 1926 in Seattle, Washington; family moved to La Jolla, California in 1935; graduated La Jolla High School in 1944; studied pre-med and psychology at Occidental College; worked as a science teacher until 1967, when he became a professional photographer upon being hired to illustrate book Call to California, on Portolá's 1769 expedition; later became a published scholar of cave paintings of Baja California and of the early history of Alta California.
Transferred from the Harry W. Crosby papers (BANC MSS 2018/279).

Type:

graphic
Portraits-Mexico.
Photograph albums.
Slides.

Physical Description:

photonegative
photoprint
slide
approximately 6,000 photographs in 6 boxes and 1 album : chiefly black and white film negatives, with gelatin silver prints and color film slides ; various sizes

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online
BANC PIC 2019.014--PIC PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2019.014--fALB vol. 1
BANC PIC 2019.014--LAN LAN box 1
BANC PIC 2019.014--NEG(strip) NEG(strip) box 1
BANC PIC 2019.014--NEG(strip) NEG(strip) box 2
BANC PIC 2019.014--NEG(strip) NEG(strip) box 3
BANC PIC 2019.014--NEG(strip) NEG(strip) box 4
BANC PIC 2019.014

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

NEGATIVES (NEG(strip) boxes) and SLIDES (LAN box): RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.

Related Item:

Harry W. Crosby papers : Crosby, Harry W., : 1926-
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online