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Photographs from the Woolsey family papers [graphic].
BANC PIC 1998.089--CASE box 1; BANC PIC 1998.089--NNEG box 1; BANC PIC 1998.089--AX; BANC PIC 1998.089--B; ...
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Title:

Photographs from the Woolsey family papers

Creator/Contributor:

Robson, Frances Shattuck, 1885-1949

Creator/Contributor:

Waters, Raper James, 1856-

Creator/Contributor:

Hill and Watkins

Abstract:

Photograph albums, snapshot photographs and studio portraits depicting mulitple generations of the Woolsey family of Berkeley, Calif. The central figures depicted throughout collection are William Harold Woolsey and Mary Catherine Woolsey and their children William Harold "Bill" Woolsey, Jr. and Sally Woolsey Young. Collection also depicts W.H. Woolsey's parents William Edgar Woolsey and his wife Rosa Livingstone Woolsey; and his siblings Frances Woolsey Robson and Florence Woolsey Heidt and their families; as well as family members of earlier and later generations. Other subjects depicted include the Stanford Vina Ranch in Tehama County (including a 1939 aerial photograph of the property); early views of Berkeley; Woolsey family residences in Berkeley, Sonoma County and elsewhere; grounds of the Shattuck Hotel; Berkeley High School students and scenes; the University of California, Berkeley; the U.C. Berkeley Glee Club; Y.M.C.A. activities; leisure outings and travel to such locations as Yosemite Valley and other areas in the Sierra Nevada, Japan, Alaska, Vancouver, Santa Rosa, and Carmel; the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition; and construction of Angel Island and the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition; and the Kentucky Military Institute (attended by W.H. Woolsey, Jr.).

Date:

ca. 1850-ca. 1960, bulk 1915-1940 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Woolsey family -- Archives
Woolsey family -- Pictorial works
Woolsey, William Harold -- 1900-1956 -- Pictorial works
Woolsey, Mary Catherine -- b. 1897
Woolsey, William Edgar -- 1854-1939 -- Pictorial works
Woolsey, Rosa Livingstone -- Pictorial works
Shattuck Hotel (Berkeley, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
University of California, Berkeley -- Pictorial works
University of California, Berkeley -- Students -- Pictorial works
Glee Club of the University of California -- Pictorial works
Berkeley High School (Berkeley, Calif.) -- Students -- Pictorial works
Leisure -- California -- Photographs
Vina Ranch (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Many snapshots and studio portraits taken, and some albums compiled, by Frances Shattuck Robson, sister of William Harold Woolsey. Other studio photographers include Price (of Berkeley?), Ross (Santa Rosa), R.J. Waters, Hill & Watkins (San Jose) and Standiford Studio (Louisville, Ky.).
Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
CASED PHOTOGRAPH RESTRICTED: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning this item 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.
Photographs from the Woolsey family papers, BANC PIC 1998.089, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Helene Woolsey ; 1998.
William Edgar Woolsey was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1854 to Ezra Woodhull and Martha Ann Woolsey. The E.W. Woolsey family moved to California in 1868, renting homes and land in Oakland and Berkeley until 1877 when they purchased 200 acres in Sonoma County, nine miles from the city of Santa Rosa. W.E. Woolsey graduated from Oakland High School and attended the University of California, Berkeley (then the College of California) for three years. W.E. Woolsey married Rosa Livingstone (born 1861) the niece of Francis Kittredge and Rosa Morse Shattuck in 1884. W.E. and Rosa Woolsey had three children: Mrs. Florence May Heidt (born 1893), Mrs. Frances Shattuck Robson (born 1885), and William Harold Woolsey (born 1900). W.H. Woolsey attend Berkeley High School and the University of California, Berkeley (class of 1924). W.H. Woolsey took charge of the family ranch in Vina, California, formerly the Leland Stanford Ranch. He also managed the Woolsey family land corporation, Woolsey, Robson, and Heidt. (Frederick T. Robson and Horace Heidt were his brothers-in-law). W.H. Woolsey and his wife, Mary Catherine Woolsey née Hart (born 1897) had two children: William Harold Woolsey, Jr. (born 1931) and Mrs. Sally Young (born 1929).
Container list available in the library.
Transferred from the Woolsey family papers (BANC MSS 99/132 c).

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Daguerreotypes.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
3 boxes, 6 albums, 5 oversize folders (ca. 1,525 photographic prints and ca. 35 negatives) : chiefly b&w ; 35 x 67 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1998.089--CASE box 1
BANC PIC 1998.089--NNEG box 1
BANC PIC 1998.089--AX
BANC PIC 1998.089--B
BANC PIC 1998.089--D
BANC PIC 1998.089--fALB v.1
BANC PIC 1998.089--fALB v.2
BANC PIC 1998.089--fALB v.3
BANC PIC 1998.089--ffALB v.4
BANC PIC 1998.089--fALB v.5-6
BANC PIC 1998.089--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 1998.089
BANC PIC 1998.089

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
CASED PHOTOGRAPH RESTRICTED: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning this item 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.

Related Item:

Woolsey family papers : Woolsey family.