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Seim, Charles [Photographs from the Charles Seim papers].
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 1; BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 2; BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 3; BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 4; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

[Photographs from the Charles Seim papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Seim, Charles, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Chiefly slides documenting projects associated with Seim's career as a bridge engineer for the state of California, for T.Y. Lin International, and as a private consulting engineer. Many files are present for various projects related to bridges of the San Francisco Bay Area, espcially the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, but also the Golden Gate Bridge, Dumbarton Bridge, Carquinez Bridge, Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, San-Mateo Hayward Bridge, and the Benicia-Martinez Bridge. Also includes files for other projects pertaining to bridges elsewhere in California, across the nation, and in other countries, including China, Japan, Brazil, Turkey, Spain, Italy and Poland. Other files pertain to various bridge materials and engineering topics. Collection also includes many postcards depicting bridges, especially those associated with Seim's work in China and Japan. Also includes a few papers, business cards, clippings pertaining to Seim's career and other interests, and a small section of Golden Gate Bridge suspender wire. Seim and his colleagues are depicted throughout the collection.

Date:

1955 (issued)

Subject:

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Seim, Charles -- Archives
Seim, Charles -- Pictorial works
T.Y. Lin International -- Photographs
Bridges -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Bridges -- United States -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Bridges -- China -- Design and construction -- Pictorial works
Bridges -- Japan -- Design and construction -- Pictorial works
Civil engineers -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Photographs
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.) -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Design and construction -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed by Seim and others.
Also includes photographic prints, postcards, and a small number of papers.
Also includes approximately 120 negatives, for most of which matching prints are present in PIC box 1.
SLIDES AND NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
Photographs from the Charles Seim papers, BANC PIC 2017.015, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Charles Seim ; 2016.
VHS tape on Akashi Kaikyo Bridge transferred to the Audio/Visual Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Seim began career in San Francisco Bay Area at beginning of construction of Interstate Highway system and long-span toll bridges in California; worked as bridge engineer for California Public Works Department, Division of San Francisco Bay Toll Crossings (1954-1980), as senior bridge engineer for T.Y. Lin International (1980-2044) and as a consulting bridge engineer (2004-present).
Container list available in library.
Transferred from the Charles Seim papers (BANC MSS 2016/250)

Type:

graphic
Slides, color.
Postcards.

Physical Description:

slide
approximately 9,000 photographs in 20 boxes : chiefly color transparencies ; 35mm (slide format)

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 1
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 2
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 3
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 4
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 5
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 6
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 7
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 8
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 9
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 10
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 11
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 12
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 13
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 14
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 15
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 16
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 17
BANC PIC 2017.015--LAN box 18
BANC PIC 2017.015--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2017.015--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 1993-2019--NEG(strip) misc. box 7
BANC PIC 2017.015

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

SLIDES AND NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.

Related Item:

Charles Seim papers : Seim, Charles.
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