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Fisher-Merriam family photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 2004.109--CASE ; BANC PIC 2004.109 50 photos with mold problems in box; BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC [folder]; BANC PIC 2004.109 ALB 1; ...
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Title:

Fisher-Merriam family photographs
Fisher Merriam family photographs

Abstract:

Collection contains mostly portrait and snapshot photographs relating to members of the Fisher and Merriam families of California and Massachusetts. Individuals represented include Galen Merriam Fisher, Ralph Talcott Fisher, Sr., Margaret Merriam Fisher, Grace Fisher Richards, and Leonard C. Fisher (and portraits of his U.C. Berkeley class of 1881.) The collection also includes photographs of, or taken in, the California locales of Saratoga, Berkeley, San Francisco, Trinity County, Pacific Grove, and Ventura, among others. Carton 4 contains noteworthy camping and mountain landscape views dating from the 1880s to about 1900 which include Yosemite Valley (3 by C.E. Watkins, ca. 1880), Calaveras Big Trees, Echo Lake, Lake Tahoe (4 by R.J. Waters, ca. 1890), and Glen Alpine. Among a set of Yosemite excursion views, pioneers John Chaffee and Jason Chamberlain are pictured, presumably outside their Big Oak Flat home. Another Yosemite view pictures several Native Americans seated near an acorn cache.

Date:

ca. 1845-ca. 1975 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Fisher, Galen Merriam -- 1873-1955 -- Pictorial works
Fisher, Ralph Talcott -- Pictorial works
Fisher, Margaret Merriam -- Pictorial works
Richards, Grace Fisher -- Pictorial works
Chaffee, John Amos -- 1823-1903 -- Portraits
Chamberlain, J. P. (Jason P.) -- d.1903 -- Portraits
Glen Alpine Springs Hotel (Glen Alpine, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
University of California (1868-1952) -- Class of 1881 -- Portraits
Camping -- California -- Photographs
Outdoor recreation -- California -- Photographs
Wilderness areas -- California -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- California -- Yosemite Valley -- Photographs
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Echo Lake (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Calaveras Big Trees State Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Various photographers. Includes a small number of views by Carleton E. Watkins and R.J. Waters.
Also includes ca. 80 negatives -- both nitrate and safety film -- of various sizes.
Rolled albumen photograph (scroll) of a Chinese port scene stored with the Historical Objects Miscellany as BANC PIC 19xx.031:179--OBJ (Restricted), and cataloged individually.
PARTIALLY ARRANGED COLLECTION: ONLY Carton 4 and LANTERN SLIDES are AVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding UNARRANGED materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
RESTRICTED DAGUERREOTYPES AND AMBROTYPES : Use of cased photographs only by permission of appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED ROLLED PHOTOGRAPH: Use digital image or reference prints only. Reference prints shelved as BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC. Inquiries regarding the original should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Temporary container listing (including partial list of photographers/artists) available.
Transferred from the Fisher-Merriam family papers (BANC MSS 2004/112 c).

Type:

graphic
Albumen prints.
Cyanotypes.
Daguerreotypes.
Ambrotypes.
Postcards.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
6 cartons, 15 boxes and 1 oversize folder (ca. 2,700 photographic prints + ca. 65 lantern slides), 82 negatives, 14 daguerreotypes, 6 ambrotypes ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2004.109--CASE
BANC PIC 2004.109 50 photos with mold problems in box
BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC [folder]
BANC PIC 2004.109 ALB 1
BANC PIC 19xx.031:179--OBJ
BANC PIC 19xx - 2010--NEG (8x10) misc. box 1
BANC PIC 1999-2008--NEG (strip) misc. box 3
BANC PIC 1962 - 2011--NNEG misc. box 9 (NNEG 4x5)
BANC PIC 1945-2013--NNEG(5x7) misc. box 11 (NNEG 5x7)
BANC PIC 1945-2012--NNEG (strip) misc. box 13 (NNEG strip)
BANC PIC 2004.109--G
BANC PIC 2004.109 ALB 2
BANC PIC 2004.109 AX Box
BANC PIC 2004.109 B Box
BANC PIC 2004.109 Box 1
BANC PIC 2004.109 Box 2
BANC PIC 2004.109 Box 3
BANC PIC 2004.109 Box 4
BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC Carton 1
BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC Carton 2
BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC Carton 3
BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC Carton 4
BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC Carton 5
BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC Carton 6
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 1
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 2
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 3
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 4
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 5
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 6
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 7
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 8
BANC PIC 2004.109 LAN Box 9
BANC PIC 2004.109
BANC PIC 2004.109

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

PARTIALLY ARRANGED COLLECTION: ONLY Carton 4 and LANTERN SLIDES are AVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding UNARRANGED materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
RESTRICTED DAGUERREOTYPES AND AMBROTYPES : Use of cased photographs only by permission of appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED ROLLED PHOTOGRAPH: Use digital image or reference prints only. Reference prints shelved as BANC PIC 2004.109--PIC. Inquiries regarding the original should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.