Inventory of Photographs of the Sierra Nevada / by Joseph N. LeConte ... Prints from the Original Negatives by Ansel Adams [graphic]

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Inventory of Photographs of the Sierra Nevada / by Joseph N. LeConte ... Prints from the Original Negatives by Ansel Adams [graphic]

Collection number: BANC PIC 1971.071--ALB

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Photographs of the Sierra Nevada / by Joseph N. LeConte ... Prints from the Original Negatives by Ansel Adams [graphic],
Date: 1944
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1971.071--ALB
Creator: LeConte, Joseph N. (Joseph Nisbet), 1870-1950
Extent: Number of items: 4 albums (133 photographic prints)
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Album 1: Hetch Hetchy Valley (incomplete) -- Album 2: Yosemite National Park -- Album 3: The San Joaquin River to the Middle Fork of the Kings River -- Album 4: The South Fork of Kings River and the Kern River. Some views are from Sierra Club outings and include camp scenes, hikers, etc.
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], Photographs of the Sierra Nevada / by Joseph N. LeConte ... prints from the original negatives by Ansel Adams [graphic], BANC PIC 1971.071--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Collections

Title: Joseph N. LeConte Photograph Collection,
Identifier/Call Number: BANC PIC 1971.034

Scope and Content

LeConte negative numbers noted in albums. List of numbers attached. Many original negatives will be found in the Joseph N. LeConte Photograph Collection (BANC PIC 1971.034)

List of Items

 

Album 1-- Hetch Hetchy Valley

Additional Note

[Captions from printed list in album. 10 views are lacking, for which there are captions listed.]
item :1

First view into Hetch Hetchy from Surprise Point. [Lacking.]

item :2

Meadow at the foot of the trail. [Lacking.]

item :3

View up Hetch Hetchy from its lower end.

item :4

View down the Lower Meadow below the main trail.

item :5

The river in the Lower Valley.

item :6

Meadows in the Lower Valley.

item :7

Kolana Rock from the Lower Valley.

item :8

Kolana Rock and the Lower Meadow.

item :9

Hetch Hetchy Fall from across Lower Meadow. [Lacking.]

item :10

Hetch Hetchy Fall.

item :11

Hetch Hetchy Fall.

item :12

Reflection of Hetch Hetchy Fall in the Rock Pool. [Lacking.]

item :13

View of Hetch Hetchy Fall across the Rock Pool.

item :14

View up Hetch Hetchy from above the Rock Pool. [Lacking.]

item :15

Kolana Rock.

item :16

Oak groves in the Upper Valley. [Lacking.]

item :17

Hetch Hetchy Fall from the Upper Valley.

item :18

The river in the Upper Valley. [Lacking.]

item :19

Meadows in the Upper Valley.

item :20

Our camp in Hetch Hetchy.

item :21

Sugar pines on the river bank near our camp.

item :22

View of the Fall Cliffs from near our camp.

item :23

General view of the Upper Meadow and Kolana Rock. [Lacking.]

item :24

River in the Upper Valley.

item :25

Oak groves in the Upper Valley.

item :26

View in the Upper Valley showing Smith Peak.

item :27

View down Hetch Hetchy showing Kolana Rock.

item :28

Falls in Rancheria Creek.

item :29

Falls in Rancheria Creek.

item :30

Fall in the Main Tuolumne at head of the Valley. [Lacking.]

item :31

General view down Hetch Hetchy from the extreme eastern end.

 

Album 2 -- Yosemite National Park

item :1

Valley View with Helen and Anita Gompertz in the foreground. June 15, 1897.

item :2

Joseph LeConte the elder on Vernal Fall Bridge. July 22, 1897.

item :3

The Gates of the Valley. June 1897.

item :4

Bridalveil Fall. May 30, 1896.

item :5

El Capitan from the Old Big Oak Flat Road. About May 27, 1898.

item :6

Looking down the Valley to El Capitan. May 30, 1896.

item :7

Cathedral Spires. June 1897.

item :8

Three Brothers. June 1897.

item :9

Sentinel Rock. June 1897.

item :10

View up Yosemite Valley from Rocky Point. May 30, 1896.

item :11

Yosemite Falls between oaks. May 30, 1896.

item :12

Mrs. Joseph LeConte in Yosemite Valley. May 25, 1903.

item :13

Yosemite in early spring. May 25, 1903.

item :14

Camp in Yosemite on the river just below Stoneman Bridge. Left to right: Helen Gompertz, Anita Gompertz, Caroline LeConte, Joe LeConte. End of July, 1897.

item :15

Camp in Yosemite on the river just below Stoneman Bridge. Left to right: Helen Gompertz, Professor LeConte, Caroline LeConte, Mrs. LeConte, Joe LeConte, Anita Gompertz. End of July, 1897.

item :16

Lamon's Orchard. June 1897.

item :17

Interior of the first Sierra Club Headquarters in Yosemite Valley. About May 30, 1898.

item :18

The old Sinning cottage, the first Headquarters of the Sierra Club in Yosemite Valley. About May 25, 1898.

item :19

View down Merced River from Tissaack Bridge. North Dome. May 26, 1896.

item :20

Yosemite Falls and reflection in river. June 5, 1897.

item :21

The Lip of the Upper Yosemite Fall. May 31, 1896.

item :22

The great Yosemite Falls. June 1897.

item :23

View down Vernal Fall Trail toward North Dome. May 26, 1896.

item :24

The Degnan Family, Yosemite. July 1897.

item :25

Looking across Yosemite from the Ledge Trail. June 27, 1907.

item :26

Vernal Fall from Lady Franklin Rock. May 26, 1896.

item :27

Side view of the Nevada Fall. June 1897.

item :28

Big Tree, "Grizzly Giant," Mariposa Grove. June 16, 1898.

item :29

The Presidential Party. President Theodore Roosevelt in the center, with John Muir on his left, and Governor George Pardee on his right. May 15, 1903. [Lacking.]

item :30

Huge erratic boulder at Tenaya Lake. July 6, 1897.

item :31

Cathedral Peak and Lake from the Sunrise Trail. July 13, 1897.

item :32

Mount Dana from Tioga Pass. July 14, 1907.

item :33

Mount Lyell from the timber line. June 6, 1898.

item :34

Summit of Mount Lyell from the east knife-edge. June 6, 1898.

item :35

View south from the Mount Lyell knife-edge. Mount Ritter and Banner Peak in the left distance. June 6, 1898.

item :36

On the crest of the Mount Lyell Glacier. June 6, 1898.

item :37

On the way up to Donohue Pass. Mount Lyell in background. July 21, 1907.

 

Album 3 -- The San Joaquin River to the Middle Fork of the Kings River

item :1

Banner Peak as viewed over the frozen surface of Thousand Island Lake. July 23, 1907.

item :2

Banner Peak and Mount Ritter from Island Pass. July 21, 1907.

item :3

Rainbow Fall near Devil's Postpile. July 24, 1907.

item :4

The Devil's Postpile. July 24, 1907.

item :5

Looking across canyon of the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin. Ritter and Banner on right, Minarets on left. July 23, 1907.

item :6

Mount Ritter, Banner Peak, and Thousand Island Lake from Island Pass. July 10, 1897.

item :7

Mount Ritter and Banner Peak from the Agnew Meadow Trail. July 23, 1907.

item :8

Looking north down the glacier between Mount Ritter and Banner Peak. Rodgers Peak and Mount Lyell in distance. July 10, 1897.

item :9

Summit of Mount Ritter and the Northeast Glacier. July 10, 1897.

item :10

Looking across the Southern Glacier, near the summit of Mount Ritter. July 22, 1907.

item :11

Peninsular Meadow on Fish Creek, San Joaquin Watershed. July 6, 1908.

item :12

Red Slate Peak from the head of Fish Creek. July 7, 1908.

item :13

Red and White Peak from its southern base. June 22, 1898.

item :14

Near the summit of Mount Abbot. July 13, 1908.

item :15

Summit of Mount Abbot from Mount Mills. July 10, 1908.

item :16

Looking southwest from the slopes of Mount Abbot. James Hutchinson, Duncan McDuffie and Joseph LeConte made the first ascent of the peak on this day, July 13, 1908.

item :17

Looking up Bear Creek Canyon toward the Seven Gables, San Joaquin Sierra. June 28, 1898.

item :18

Summit of the Seven Gables, San Joaquin Sierra. June 29, 1898.

item :19

Evolution Lake and Mounts Spencer and Huxley. July 17, 1908.

item :20

Looking down the Middle Fork of the Kings from Muir Pass, Lake Helen. July 18, 1908.

item :21

Grouse Valley on the Middle Fork of Kings River. August 8, 1906.

item :22

Woodworth Mountain and Simpson Meadow. June 23, 1899.

item :23

Woodworth Mountain from near camp in Simpson Meadow. July 22, 1909.

item :24

Anita Gompertz, Nell Taggard, and Charlotte Gardner in Simpson Meadow. July 22, 1909.

item :25

Looking down the river from Simpson Meadow. July 22, 1909.

item :26

Tehipite Dome, Middle Fork of Kings River. June 17, 1899.

item :27

Tehipite Dome, Middle Fork of Kings River. July 14, 1898.

item :28

Tehipite Dome, Middle Fork of Kings River. June 17, 1899.

item :29

View of northeast from summit of Woodworth Mountain. Showing the highest of the Devil's Crags. June 26, 1899.

item :30

The Devil's Crags from Woodworth Mountain. August 5, 1906.

item :31

View north from the summit of Woodworth Mountain. Mount Goddard in the distance on extreme left. August 5, 1906.

item :32

The Triple Falls of Cartridge Creek. July 18, 1902.

item :33

Lake Marion, Helen LeConte in foreground. July 22, 1903.

item :34

Lake Marion, at head of Cartridge Creek. The lake is named after Mrs. Joseph N. LeConte. July 20, 1902.

item :35

Mr. Wilson S. Gould on the summit of Mount Gould. July 13, 1896.

item :36

Cataract Pass between Palisade and Cartridge Creeks, from the north. July 22, 1908.

item :37

Divide between South Fork of Kings River and Cartridge Creek. July 22, 1902.

item :38

End of a high mountain trip at Millwood. Left to right: Duncan McDuffie, Miss Peck, who joined the party in Kings Canyon, Joe LeConte, James Hutchinson. July 30, 1908.

 

Album 4 -- The South Fork of Kings River and the Kern River

item :1

Looking west toward the divide between the Head of the South Fork of Kings River and Cartridge Creek. July 22, 1902.

item :2

Lower end of Rae Lake at head of Wood's Creek. Mount Rixford in center. July 26, 1908.

item :3

University Peak from the amphitheatre above Bullfrog Lake. Miss Belle Miller, her sister Estelle, Miss Helen Gompertz and Joseph N. LeConte made the first ascent of the peak on this day, July 12, 1896.

item :4

University Peak from Kearsarge Pass, showing Professor LeConte, the Elder, in the foreground. June 29, 1900.

item :5

View southwest from Kearsarge Pass. June 29, 1900.

item :6

View west from Kearsarge Pass, showing Mount Brewer in center. June 29, 1900.

item :7

Kearsarge Pinnacles and Lakes. July 11, 1896.

item :8

Bullfrog Lake and University Peak. June 29, 1900.

item :9

Vidette Meadow, with University Peak in the distance. July 3, 1900.

item :10

The East Vidette, head of Bubbs Creek. July 3, 1900.

item :11

Dinner in camp at Vidette Meadow. Left to right: Joe LeConte, Helen Gompertz, Emma Furman, Professor LeConte. July 4, 1900.

item :12

View down Upper Bubbs Creek Canyon, Mount Brewer in distance. June 28, 1900.

item :13

Looking down East Lake, at the base of Mount Brewer. June 26, 1909.

item :14

Mount Brewer from its western base. June 26, 1901.

item :15

Photograph of the original record left by Professor Brewer and party on the summit of Mount Brewer on July 2, 1864. Taken July 16, 1896.

item :16

The eastern precipice of Mount Brewer. July 16, 1896.

item :17

Falls in Bubbs Creek just above Junction Meadow. July 14, 1896.

item :18

The LeConte Party at dinner in camp. Left to right: Mrs. Emma Furman, Professor LeConte, Helen Gompertz, Joe LeConte. July 14, 1900.

item :19

Looking up the river near the head of Kings River Canyon. June 1896.

item :20

Kanawyer's cabin in Kings River Canyon. July 1, 1902.

item :21

Group at Kanawyer's cabin, Kings River Canyon. Left to right: Miss Johnson, Mr. Kanawyer, Mrs. Kanawyer, Professor LeConte, Miss Gremke, Mr. Gremke, and Miss Helen Gompertz on extreme right. July 16, 1900.

item :22

Detail of 21.

item :23

View down Kings River Canyon from the Copper Mine. June 22, 1900.

item :24

View up the river near Zumwalt Meadow, Kings River Canyon. June 1896.

item :25

The Grand Sentinel, view from just below Zumwalt Meadow. June 1896.

item :26

Professor Joe LeConte, the younger's, camp on Kern River outing showing Helen LeConte, Anita Gompertz, Bertha Knox, Hartley Peart and others. 1903.

item :27

The Summit of Mount Gardner, Bolten C. Brown and Joseph N. LeConte made the first ascent of the peak on this day, July 9, 1896.

item :28

Roaring River Falls, Kings River Canyon. July 1906.

item :29

View down Paradise Canyon, showing the Sphinx. July 12, 1900.

item :30

The old Fiske cabin at the confluence of Cartridge Creek and the Middle Fork of Kings River. This was destroyed by fire about 1904. Taken July 18, 1902.

item :31

Sierra Club outing of 1902 to Kings River Canyon. Fourth of July dinner.

item :32

Harrison Pass between the Kings and Kern. Mount Stanford in the background. July 11, 1903.

item :33

Sierra Club outing of 1903 to Kern River Canyon. Fourth of July dinner.

item :34

Big Tree, "General Grant," in General Grant National Park. June 14, 1896.

item :35

Sequoias in the General Grant National Park. June 9, 1900.

item :36

Sierra Club outing of 1902 in Kings River Canyon. Dancing the Floradora on July 4.

item :37

Sierra Club outing of 1902 in Kings River Canyon. Dancing the Floradora on July 4.