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Wisser, Edward H. [Photographs from the Edward H. Wisser papers].
BANC PIC 1978-2017--NNEG misc. box 10 (NNEG 4x5); BANC PIC 1984-2014 --NNEG(5x7) misc. box 14; BANC PIC 2014.094--AX; BANC PIC 2014.094--PIC box 1; ...
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Title:

[Photographs from the Edward H. Wisser papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Wisser, Edward H., creator, creator.

Abstract:

Chiefly snapshots pertaining to various mining operations in Mexico, inclulding such locations as Cieneguillas and Santa Barbara (Chih.). Also includes slides and a few snapshots pertaining to the Mexican Revolution.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

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Wisser, Edward H -- Archives
Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico -- Photographs
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Edward H. Wisser.
Wisser may be the photographer of many of the photographs pertaining to mining.
Also includes 70 nitrate negatives, many of which having matching prints.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NITRATE NEGATIVES CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.
Photographs from the Edward H. Wisser papers, BANC PIC 2014.094, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Frederick Barnard ; 2014.
Born in Fort Hamilton, New York, 1895. Son of General John D. Wisser. Earned degree in Mineral Engineering from U.C. Berkeley in 1917. Served two years as lieutenant in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in France and Germany during Second World War, after which he continuted mining studies at Berkeley with Andrew C. Lawson, G.D. Louderback and C.D. Hulin. Worked chiefly in Mexico and later in the Philippines. In 1947 became professor of Mineral Exploration the the Department of Mineral Technology at Berkeley. Late in life relocated to Tucson, Arizona and became visiting scholar at the University of Arizona. Died in 1970.
Transferred from the Edward H. Wisser papers (BANC MSS 2014/118).

Type:

graphic
Slides.

Physical Description:

photonegative
photoprint
Approximately 280 photographs in 1 box and 4 oversize folders : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; various sizes

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1978-2017--NNEG misc. box 10 (NNEG 4x5)
BANC PIC 1984-2014 --NNEG(5x7) misc. box 14
BANC PIC 2014.094--AX
BANC PIC 2014.094--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2014.094
BANC PIC 2014.094

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NITRATE NEGATIVES CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.

Related Item:

Edward H. Wisser papers : Wisser, Edward H.