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Miscellaneous photographs received from the Hearst estate at San Simeon.
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Miscellaneous photographs received from the Hearst estate at San Simeon


Chiefly photographs of places and individuals associated with the Hearsts, but not family members. Album includes garden photos of the Hacienda del Pozo de Verona and several views of a building and an arbor. In addition, the collection includes a number of portraits; views of various residences from ca. 1885-1920; and an album "Sketches in the Black Hills," containing photographic views taken in California and abroad. One noteworthy portrait is a card photograph by San Francisco photographer I.W. Taber of Ramabai Sarasvati, taken about 1885-1895 (in PIC box 1).


approximately 1885-1920 (issued)


Gardens -- California -- Pleasanton -- Pictorial works
Hacienda del Pozo de Verona (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California -- Pleasanton
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson -- 1842-1919 -- Homes and haunts -- California -- Pleasanton -- Pictorial works
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson -- 1842-1919 -- Portraits
Hearst family -- Pictorial works
Ramabai Sarasvati -- 1858-1922 -- Portraits
Villa, Pancho -- 1878-1923 -- Portraits
Schumann-Heink, Ernestine -- 1861-1936 -- Portraits
Farmer, Sarah J -- 1847-1916 -- Portraits
Villa, Pancho -- 1878-1923
Schumann-Heink, Ernestine -- 1861-1936
Ramabai Sarasvati -- 1858-1922
Farmer, Sarah J -- 1847-1916
Hearst family
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson -- 1842-1919


Various photographers; most unknown.
Title and date devised by cataloger.
In ms. on album's inside cover: Phoebe Hearst's Pleasanton estate.
Portraits of Hearst family members have been removed to the Portrait File, except for a few duplicate items.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Formerly in the Hearst collections at San Simeon.
Gift ; Of Hearst Corporation ; 1978.
18 portraits have been transferred to the Portrait File of The Bancroft Library, filed as: Hearst, Phoebe A. (45-51), Hearst, George (6, oversize), Hearst, William R. (43). Hearst family (79-82), Farmer, Sarah J. (1), Schuman-Heink, Ernestine (2-3), and Villa, Francisco (8-9, oversize).


Pictorial works

Physical Description:

1 album (15 photographic prints), 1 box (approximately 100 photographic prints), 4 oversize folders (10 photographic prints), 18 photographic prints : some handcolored ; various sizes.




Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.