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Robert McF. Doble photograph collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 19xx.085--NNEG box 4; BANC PIC 19xx.085--NNEG box 5; BANC PIC 19xx.085--NNEG box 6; BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 7 (LAN); ...
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Title:

Robert McF. Doble photograph collection

Creator/Contributor:

Doble, Robert McF., 1863-, creator

Abstract:

Includes photographs of engineering projects to which Robert McF. Doble contributed: the Guanajuato Canal Project in Mexico, the New New Century Dam and Gore Canyon project in Colorado, the San Miguel Canal Project (also in Colorado), and various other hydro-electrical power plants. Views include the building of power plants and the specific equipment and machinery used in them as well as Mexican laborers digging trenches, laying pipe, raising transmission lines, and transporting materials to sites. The collection also includes prints from Doble's trips around Mexico, including city scenes most prominently of Mazatlan and Guadalajara. Many of the city scenes depict busy city streets and open markets, monuments, bullfights, and broad town views.

Date:

ca. 1902-1923 (issued)

Subject:

n-mx--- -- n-us-co
Hydroelectric power plants -- Design and construction -- Colorado -- Photographs
Hydraulic engineering -- Photographs
Hydroelectric power plants -- Design and construction -- Mexico -- Photographs
Cities and towns -- Mexico -- Photographs
Blue collar workers -- Mexico -- Photographs
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering) -- Photographs
Pipelines -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Electric lines -- Photographs
Guanajuato (Mexico : State) -- Pictorial works
Mexico -- Pictorial works
Mazatlán (Sinaloa, Mexico) -- Pictorial works
Guadalajara (Mexico) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Collection compiled by Robert McF. Doble and presumably photographed by him. One image by F.A. Thompson.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.
Finding aid available in the library.
Transferred from the Robert McF. Doble papers (BANC MSS 70/61)

Type:

graphic
Lantern slides.
Cyanotypes.
Panoramic photographs-Mexico.

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
photoprint
slide
20 boxes (962 photographic prints, 266 negatives, 91 lantern slides, and 2 magic lantern slides) : b&w, cyanotype ; 10 x 31 cm. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.085--NNEG box 4
BANC PIC 19xx.085--NNEG box 5
BANC PIC 19xx.085--NNEG box 6
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 7 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 8 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 9 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 10 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 11 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 12 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 13 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 14 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 15 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 16 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 17 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 18 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 19 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 Box 20 (LAN)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 box 1 (--A)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 box 2 (--A)
BANC PIC 19xx.085 box 3 (--A)
BANC PIC 19xx.085
BANC PIC 19xx.085

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Robert McF. Doble papers : Doble, Robert McF., : 1863-