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Carson Mansion (Eureka, Calif.) photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 1999.096; BANC PIC 1999.096--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Carson Mansion (Eureka, Calif.) photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Horn, Walter, 1908-1995, creator

Abstract:

Collection includes photographs and other material used by Professor Walter William Horn to research an article on the Carson Mansion of Eureka, Calif. Photographs depict various views of the mansion, a famous example of flamboyant Victorian architecture built by William Carson, founder of the Dolbeer and Carson Lumber Co., also located in Eureka. Other photographs show various operations of the lumber company, whose chief product was redwood. Aerial photographs illustrate the situation of the house in relation to the company mill, lumber yards and wharf along the Eureka waterfront. Also included are photographs of the Bakersfield Kiwanis Club and the Soci©♭t©♭ Anonyme Belge des P©♭troles de Kern.

Date:

approximately 1915-1939 (issued)

Subject:

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Dolbeer and Carson Lumber Company, Eureka, Calif. -- Photographs
Carson Mansion (Eureka, Calif.) -- Photographs
Kiwanis Club (Bakersfield, Calif.) -- Photographs
Société anonyme Belge des Pétroles de Kern (Kern County, Calif.) -- Photographs
Lumbering -- California -- Humboldt County -- Photographs
Architecture, Victorian -- California -- Eureka -- Photographs
Redwood industry -- California -- Humboldt County -- Photographs
Eureka (Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Collected by Walter William Horn.
Various photographers.
Title and date supplied by cataloger.
According to an accompanying 1939 West Coast Lumberman article, the Dolbeer and Carson Lumber Co. -- founded 1863 -- was the oldest redwood manufacturing company on the west coast. Its co-founder John Dolbeer invented the first steam donkey.
Walter William Horn was the first professor of art history at the Univeristy of California, Berkeley.

Type:

graphic
Aerial photographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
15 photographic prints : b&w ; 21 x 51 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1999.096
BANC PIC 1999.096--PIC

Origin:

California