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[John Malcolm Nicol collection of photographs of Latin America and Oregon mining].
BANC PIC 2001.155--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2001.155--fALB v.1; BANC PIC 2001.155; BANC PIC 2001.155
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[John Malcolm Nicol collection of photographs of Latin America and Oregon mining]


Nicol, John Malcolm, creator, creator.


Snapshots of scenes and people from the trips of a mining engineer in Latin America and Oregon. Some professionally produced photographs included. Of note are views of Zacatecas and mines in the region, a few images of artillery practice in Honduras, some images associated with the 1910 Maderas revolution in Mexico, and some with the Nicaraguan civil war in 1927. v.1: professional photographs of urban edifices, rail lines, and scenery in Costa Rica, 1902-1904 -- PIC box 1 folder 1: Mexico snapshots, 1909 with 1920 and 1921 additions (v.2) -- PIC folder 2: unmounted photos laid-in v.2 -- PIC folder 3: Oregon mining, including hydraulic mining, 1909 (v. 3) -- PIC folder 4: unmounted items laid-in v.3 -- PIC folder 5: Mexico photographs -- PIC folder 6: Honduras photographs, approximately 1906-1911 -- PIC folder 7: three Guatemala photographs, (approximately 1911 according to seller, but appear earlier) -- PIC folder 8: six Nicaragua photographs, 1927 and earlier -- PIC folder 9: smaller format photographs, various unidentified locations and one of Honduras -- PIC folder 10: three unidentified photographs, Latin America and perhaps Oregon? -- PIC folder 11: "Eight Bells" mimeograph publication of the S.S. Salvador, June 1929, on voyage from San Francisco to New York via the Panama Canal.


1902 (issued)


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Mines and mineral resources -- Photographs
Hydraulic mining -- Oregon -- Photographs
Mexico -- Photographs
Costa Rica -- Photographs
Honduras -- Photographs
Guatemala -- Photographs
Nicaragua -- Photographs


Title devised by cataloger.
Collected and probably photographed in part by mining engineer John Malcolm Nicol.
1 album (v.1) boxed separately. 2 small albums (v.2-3) housed in a single box with bulk of collection.
John Malcolm Nicol collection of photographs of Latin America and Oregon mining, BANC PIC 2001.155, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from H. Karno ; 2001.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

approxamately 195 photographs in 1 volume and 1 box : black and white prints ; various sizes




BANC PIC 2001.155--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2001.155--fALB v.1
BANC PIC 2001.155
BANC PIC 2001.155


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