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[Berkeley and California views from Mrs. Leonora Hoar].
BANC PIC 1964.085--PIC; BANC PIC 1964.085--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

[Berkeley and California views from Mrs. Leonora Hoar]

Creator/Contributor:

Hoar, Leonora Leland, 1881-1976, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Collection comprises 1 card mounted albumen photograph and 13 snapshots. The card mounted photograph is an overview of the California School for the Deaf in the 1890s, taken from the hills to the east and providing an overview of the south side of Berkeley toward the San Francisco Bay. Snapshots depict the road approaching the School for the Deaf; Sather Tower at the University of California, Berkeley; Mill Valley from Mount Tamalpais; the South Coast Paper Mill in Soquel; a horse and carriage in Santa Cruz County (with Leonora Brimmer's father); and ruins of San Francisco City Hall after the 1906 Earthquake and Fire. Seven Yosemite snapshots are present: a man at Glacier Point (on "Cannon Rock"), Yosemite Falls (2), El Capitan, Half Dome [sic; actually Mount Watkins] and Mirror Lake, a Yosemite trail, and a valley overview with Half Dome.

Date:

1890 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
California School for the Deaf -- Pictorial works
Sather Tower (Berkeley, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Paper mills -- California -- Photographs
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected and possibly photographed, in part, by Mrs. Leonora (Brimmer) Hoar, who was an 1899 graduate of the California School for the Deaf.
Berkeley and California views from Mrs. Leonora Hoar, BANC PIC 1964.085, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Isabel M. Lester, courtesy of Mrs. Leonora Hoar ; 1964.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

photoprint
14 photographs : albumen and gelatin silver prints ; 11 x 20 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1964.085--PIC
BANC PIC 1964.085--PIC

Origin:

California