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Views of mining towns in California and Nevada and copies of early California photographs [graphic] /
BANC PIC 1970.017--PIC Box 2; BANC PIC 1970.017--PIC Box 1; BANC PIC 1970.017
Collection Overview

Title:

Views of mining towns in California and Nevada and copies of early California photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Johnson, J. W. (Joe William), 1908-2002, creator

Abstract:

Views of California and Virginia City, Nevada mining sites and towns as they looked in the 1940's-1950's. Many comparison views with copies of 19th century photographs. Remains of mining equipment pictured.
copy photos of works by Watkins and various Calif. stereo photographers; copy photos of Columbia River and Portland, Oregon views, with descriptive typescripts and correspondence relating to images of fishwheels, etc.

Date:

ca. 1875-ca. 1955 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-nv
Watkins, Carleton E -- 1829-1916
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Photographs
Mining machinery -- Photographs
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Photographs
Hydraulic mining -- Photographs
Fishwheels -- Columbia River
Virginia City (Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Columbia River -- Pictorial works

Note:

photographed or collected by J.W. Johnson.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Box 1: Negatives correspond to photoprints.
UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Johnson typescript for C.E. Watkins, Pioneer Pacific Coast Photographer transferred to Manuscripts Division (BANC MSS 95/104 c).
J.W. Johnson was a professor of hydraulic engineering at U.C. Berkeley.

Type:

graphic
Stereographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
photoprint
ca. 350 photographic prints and ca. 300 negatives : b&w ; various sizes.
ca. 50 photographic prints and negatives : b&w ; various sizes. + typescripts.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC PIC 1970.017--PIC Box 2
BANC PIC 1970.017--PIC Box 1
BANC PIC 1970.017

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

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