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[Berkeley High School photographs from the Berkeley Board of Education records].
BANC PIC 2020.064--AX; BANC PIC 2020.064--PIC; BANC PIC 2020.064
Collection Overview

Title:

[Berkeley High School photographs from the Berkeley Board of Education records]

Creator/Contributor:

Berkeley Board of Education, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Shilling & Co, photographer.

Abstract:

AX folder: 2 group portraits of the Berkeley High School class of 1892, one taken in 1891 in a natural outdoor setting, the other taken in 1892 on the steps of the school building. Students are unidentified; principal is Mr. Waterman. PIC folder: view of Berkeley High School building in 1896, taken from across street, with horse and buggy parked in front; probably the same building as the one appearing in the 1892 group portrait.

Date:

1892 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Berkeley High School (Berkeley, Calif.) -- Photographs
High school students -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs
High school seniors -- California -- Berkeley -- Portraits
High school buildings -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Berkeley Board of Education.
Identified photographer of 1892 photograph: "Shilling & Co. 997 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal."
Label adhered to backs of group portrait prints: "This photograph was found among the keepsakes of the late Mary B. Hampson, of Bakersfield, Calif., whose maiden name was Birdie Lester, of 2247 Channing Way, and who graduated from Berkeley High School with the Class of June 9, 1893. Picture was sent to BHS on June 16, 1951, by John A. Hampson, son of Mary B. Hampson, after her death."
Berkeley High School photographs from the Berkeley Board of Education records, BANC PIC 2020.064, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Barney Chapman ; 2019.
Transferred from the Berkeley Board of Education records (BANC MSS 2019/213).
Previously owned by Mary B. Hampson. CU-BANC

Type:

graphic
Group portraits.
Albumen prints.

Physical Description:

photoprint
3 photographs in 2 folders : mounted albumen prints ; prints 11 x 20 cm or smaller, mounts 28 x 36 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2020.064--AX
BANC PIC 2020.064--PIC
BANC PIC 2020.064

Origin:

California

Related Item:

Berkeley Board of Education records : Berkeley Board of Education.