Title:Photographs of the Mother Lode mining district and petroglyphs in California
Creator/Contributor:Hill, Mary, 1923-
Contains copy prints of early views of the New Almaden Quicksilver Mine and placer mining at Soldiers Gulch, Volcano, Amador
County; later views (1920's-1950s?) depict mining buildings in Johnsville, Plumas County, and mining equipment, and an oil
gusher of the Dudley Ridge Syndicate gas well in Kings County, Calif. Also included are 19th century views of Indian petroglyphs
near Swansen, Inyo County, and three postcards showing California towns and localities.
Date:ca. 1870-ca. 1959 (issued)
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Photographs
Petroglyphs -- California -- Inyo County -- Photographs
Mining machinery -- California -- Photographs
New Almaden Mines -- Pictorial works
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers include Mary R. Hill, Walker Cameron and others. Attribution to Mary R. Hill on items may refer to copy photography
only, as negative numbers are given for copies of 19th century views.
Includes 2 copy photographs and 3 postcards.
Possibly transferred from the collection: Historic buildings of rhyolite tuff in the Mother Lode of California (BANC MSS 73/122
15 photographic prints : albumen and b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller.
BANC PIC 1973.065--PIC