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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 1; BANC PIC 1970.017--PIC
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-, 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 COLLECTION: UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Direct inquires, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
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:

BANC PIC 1970.017--PIC Box 1
BANC PIC 1970.017--PIC

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION: UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Direct inquires, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.