Guide to the Edwin M. Blake collection of photographs of the West and Canada, taken during the summers of 1930, 1931 and 1936 [graphic], 1931-1936

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Guide to the Edwin M. Blake Collection of Photographs of the West and Canada, Taken During the Summers of 1930, 1931 and 1936 [graphic], 1931-1936

Collection number: BANC PIC 1960.022--ffALB

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Date Completed:
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Edwin M. Blake Collection of Photographs of the West and Canada, Taken During the Summers of 1930, 1931 and 1936 [graphic],
Date (inclusive): 1931-1936
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1960.022--ffALB
Creator: Blake, Edwin M. (Edwin Mortimer), b. 1868
Extent: Number of prints: 455 (in 9 boxes)
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: [v. 1] Grand Canyon and Kaibab Forest.- [v. 2] Zion Canyon, Utah.- [v. 3] Bryce Canyon and Red Canyon.- [v. 4] Colorado and Utah.- [v. 5] Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks.- [v. 6] California.- [v. 7] Miscellany.- [v. 8] Mt. Robson, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone Park, and Utah.- [v. 9] Jasper National Park, Quebec, Montreal and Ottawa.
Languages Represented: English

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Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edwin M. Blake collection of photographs of the West and Canada, taken during the summers of 1930, 1931 and 1936 [graphic], BANC PIC 1960.022--ffALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Edwin M. Blake, 1959.

List of Items

 

Set 1 - Grand Canyon and Kaibab Forest

item 1:1

Kaibab Forest, northern Arizona

item 1:2

On road through Kaibab Forest

item 1:3

From Lodge 306, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:4

Bright Angel Point, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:5

View from porch of Cabin 206, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:6

Vista Enchanta [sic], north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:7

"Purple River" view from north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:8

View from Cape Royal, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:9

From Lodge 306 at north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:10

View from north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:11

From Point Imperial, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:12

Looking down Kaibab Trail from top of Hermit Shale, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:12a

Looking up Kaibab Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:13

Looking down Kaibab Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:14

Rock on Kaibab Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:15

Kaibab Forest, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:16

View from Lodge, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:17

View from Lodge, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:18

Kaibab Forest, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:19

Mist in the Grand Canyon

item 1:20

Sunset from Bright Angel Point, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:21

Sunset from Bright Angel Point, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:22

Natchi Point Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:23

Along the Natchi Point Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:24

Golden Aspens, Natchi Point Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:25

On the Natchi Point Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:26

On the Natchi Point Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:27

Kaibab Trail from Natchi Point, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:28

Clouds over North rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:29

"The Three Tombs" Rocks on north rim of Grand Canyon, from Natchi Point

item 1:30

The Storm, Bright Angel Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:31

"The Storm" Lodge on north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:32

View East from Bright Angel Point, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:33

Sunset from north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:34

From Point Sublime, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:35

From Point Sublime, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:36

Kaibab Forest, Point McKinnon Trail

item 1:37

View of Grand Canyon from Point McKinnon Trail

item 1:38

Old Tree, Point McKinnon Trail, north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:39

North Rim of Grand Canyon from Point McKinnon Trail

item 1:40

North Rim of Grand Canyon from Point McKinnon Trail

item 1:41

North Rim of Grand Canyon from Point McKinnon Trail

item 1:42

North Rim of Grand Canyon from Point McKinnon Trail

item 1:43

North Rim of Grand Canyon from Point McKinnon Trail

item 1:44

Grand Canyon Lodge, North Rim, Kaibab

item 1:45

Deluxe Cabin, Grand Canyon Lodge

item 1:46

Ordinary cabins from back of Grand Canyon Lodge

item 1:47

Lodge at North Rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:48

Clouds over Grand Canyon

item 1:49

View across Grand Canyon from North Rim

item 1:50

Lodges 306 and 309, Grand Canyon Lodge

item 1:51

Edwin M. Blake on porch of cabin 306 Grand Canyon Lodge

item 1:52

Deluxe cabins, Grand Canyon Lodge

item 1:53

Path at Grand Canyon Lodge

item 1:54

Sunset from Bright Angel Point, North Rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:55

From north rim of Grand Canyon

item 1:56

Prismatic Plain, northern Arizona

item 1:57

Eastern part of Grand Canyon

item 1:58

Map of western part of Grand Canyon

item 1:59

Relief map of Western U.S.

item 1:60

Map of Three Parks - Zion, North Rim and Bryce

item 1:61

Map of Aqueduct from Parker Dam to Lakeview District, Southern California

item 1:62

White tailed squirrel of Kaibab Forest

item 1:63

Kaibab Fawn

item 1:64

Kaibab Buck

 

Set 2 - Zion Canyon

item 2:1

Along Union Pacific Railway in Nevada

item 2:2

Along Union Pacific Railway in Nevada

item 2:3

On Union Pacific Railway south of Lundy, Utah

item 2:4

Approaching Zion Canyon

item 2:5

Tourists in Zion Canyon

item 2:6

Zion Canyon above Temple of Sinawava

item 2:7

Rock slide, opposite Zion Lodge

item 2:8

Cracked mud, Zion Canyon

item 2:9

View up Zion Canyon

item 2:10

View up Zion Canyon

item 2:11

View up Zion Canyon

item 2:12

View up Zion Canyon

item 2:13

View down Zion Canyon from Lodge

item 2:14

View down Zion Canyon from Lodge

item 2:15

View up Zion Canyon from Lodge

item 2:16

View up Zion Canyon from Lodge

item 2:17

Deluxe Lodges, Zion Canyon

item 2:18

Zion Canyon above Lodge

item 2:19

Angel's Landing

item 2:20

Small store-house - remains of cliff dwelling

item 2:21

Down Zion Canyon from Cliff Dwelling

item 2:22

From Emerald Pool Trail

item 2:23

Down Zion Canyon, from Angel's Landing Trail

item 2:24

Wall of Zion Canyon, from Angel's Landing Trail

item 2:25

Angel's Landing Trail

item 2:26

Refrigerator Canyon, Angel's Landing Trail, Zion Canyon

item 2:27

View across Refrigerator Canyon, showing rocks made from sand dunes

item 2:28

Looking down Refrigerator Canyon toward Zion Canyon

item 2:29

View from tunnel window, Zion National Park

item 2:30

View from Tunnel window, Mount Carmel Highway

item 2:31

Looking up Zion Canyon from above Temple of Sinawava

item 2:32

Looking up Zion Canyon from above Temple of Sinawava

item 2:33

Down Zion Canyon from above Sinawava

item 2:34

Down Zion Canyon from above Temple of Sinawava

item 2:35

The End of the Trail; looking up Zion Canyon from end of path in the Narrows

item 2:36

Down Zion Canyon, from Narrows

item 2:37

Great White Throne from above Temple of Sinawava

item 2:38

Temple of Sinawava, Altar of Sacrifice and Great White Throne

item 2:39

The Watchman, Zion Canyon

item 2:40

From tunnel window, Mount Carmel Highway

item 2:41

East temple of Zion from tunnel window

item 2:42

From last (east) window of Mount Carmel Highway tunnel

item 2:43

From East window of tunnel, Mount Carmel Highway

item 2:44

Between tunnels, Mount Carmel Highway

item 2:45

Between tunnels, Mount Carmel Highway

 

Set 3 - Bryce Canyon and Red Canyon

item 3:1

Bryce Canyon Lodge from Cabin 9-B

item 3:2

Lodge No. 9-b, Bryce Canyon

item 3:3

Deluxe Lodge, Bryce Canyon

item 3:4

Deluxe Lodges, Bryce Canyon

item 3:5

Bryce Canyon

item 3:6

Queen's Gardens, Bryce Canyon

item 3:7

Looking out of Queen's Gardens, Bryce Canyon

item 3:8

In Queen's Gardens, Bryce Canyon

item 3:9

Tunnel in Queen's Garden, Bryce Canyon

item 3:10

Queen Victoria in Queen's Garden, Bryce Canyon

item 3:11

"Insecurity", Monument in Bryce Canyon

item 3:12

Monuments in Bryce Canyon

item 3:13

Monuments, Bryce Canyon

item 3:14

Rear of Great Cathedral, Bryce Canyon

item 3:15

Great Cathedral, Bryce Canyon

item 3:16

Great Organ, Bryce Canyon

item 3:17

Monument in Peek-a-boo Canyon, Bryce Canyon

item 3:18

Peek-a-boo Canyon, Bryce Canyon

item 3:19

Bryce Canyon

item 3:20

Monument, Bryce Canyon

item 3:21

Monuments and Trail, Peek-a-boo Canyon, Bryce Canyon

item 3:22

Window-in-wall, Bryce Canyon

item 3:23

Window-in-wall, Bryce Canyon

item 3:24

Peek-a-boo Canyon, Bryce Canyon

item 3:25

Peek-a-boo Canyon, Bryce Canyon

item 3:26

Peek-a-boo Canyon, Bryce Canyon

item 3:27

Twisted Tree, Bryce Canyon

item 3:28

"Solitude" Monument in Bryce Canyon

item 3:29

Monuments and twisted tree, Bryce Canyon

item 3:30

"Although man passes, these remain" (Monuments) Bryce Canyon

item 3:31

Monument, Bryce Canyon

item 3:32

Monument, Bryce Canyon

item 3:33

Monument, Bryce Canyon

item 3:34

Bryce Temple, Bryce Canyon

item 3:35

Towering cliffs, Peek-a-boo Canyon, Bryce Canyon

item 3:36

"The Messenger" "Truthful" on horse, at Bryce Canyon Lodge

item 3:37

"Truthful" at Bryce Canyon Lodge

item 3:38

Cowboy, mounted, Bryce Canyon Lodge

item 3:39

"Truthful" on horse, Bryce Canyon Lodge

item 3:40

Bound for Bryce Canyon

item 3:41

Ready for the start - Bryce Canyon

item 3:42

Bryce Canyon from Inspiration Point

item 3:43

Bryce Canyon from Inspiration Point

item 3:44

Bryce Canyon from Little Bryce Point

item 3:45

Looking into Bryce Canyon from Bryce Point

item 3:46

Fairyland, near Bryce Canyon

item 3:47

Arroyo near Bryce Canyon

item 3:48

Entrance to Red Canyon, looking out

item 3:49

Monument in Red Canyon, near Bryce Canyon

item 3:50

Red Canyon, near Bryce Canyon

item 3:51

Red Canyon, near Bryce Canyon

item 3:52

Tunnel in Red Canyon

item 3:53

Red Canyon, near Bryce Canyon

item 3:54

Union Pacific Locomotive No. 2868 at Cheyenne, Wyoming

item 3:55

Union Pacific Railway Locomotive No. 7037 at Cheyenne, Wyoming

 

Set 4 - Colorado and Utah

item 4:1

Bear Lake, Rocky Mt. National Park, Colorado

item 4:2

Fishermen, Bear Lake, Colorado

item 4:3

Steam shovel near Berthoud Pass

item 4:4

Looking south from Berthoud Pass, Colorado

item 4:5

Cheesman Memorial, Denver, Colorado

item 4:6

Cheesman Memorial, Denver, Colorado

item 4:7

Grizzlies Last Stand, Sculpture by Louis Paul Jones, City Park, Denver Colorado

item 4:8

Natural History Museum, City Park, Denver, Colorado

item 4:9

Seals, City Park, Denver, Colorado

item 4:10

Colfax Entrance, City Park, Denver, Colorado

item 4:11

Colfax Entrance, City Park, Denver, Colorado

item 4:12

Colfax Entrance, City Park, Denver, Colorado

item 4:13

Grace Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs

item 4:14

Illinois Central Railway Locomotive No. 2457, at Tolono, Illinois

item 4:15

Rocks near Estes Park, Colorado

item 4:16

Rocks near Estes Park, Colorado

item 4:17

Tree and Rocks near Estes Park, Colorado

item 4:18

Rocks near Estes Park, Colorado

item 4:19

Tree on rock, near Estes Park, Colorado

item 4:20

Near Estes Park, Colorado

item 4:21

Long's Peak, Colorado, from near Estes Park

item 4:22

Lava Field near Cedar Breaks, Utah

item 4:23

Cedar Breaks, Utah

item 4:24

Cedar Breaks, Utah

item 4:25

Kanab, Utah

item 4:26

Kanab, Utah

item 4:27

Near Kanab, Utah

item 4:28

Indian children, Kanab

item 4:29

Old House, Kanab

item 4:30

Boy and Goat near Cedar City, Utah

item 4:31

Goat near Cedar City, Utah

 

Set 5 - Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks

item 5:1

Sun Rift Gorge, near Sun-Camp

item 5:2

Baring Falls, near Sun-Camp

item 5:3

St. Mary's River

item 5:4

Squirrel feeding at Sun Camp

item 5:5

Bear Grass, Upper St. Mary's Lake

item 5:6

Bear Grass, Upper St. Mary's Lake

item 5:7

Violas, Glacier Park Hotel

item 5:8

Canterbury Bells, Glacier Park Hotel

item 5:9

Upper St. Mary's Lake

item 5:10

Path at west end of Upper St. Mary's Lake

item 5:11

Ducks in stream, Upper St. Mary's Lake

item 5:12

West end of Upper St. Mary's Lake

item 5:13

Sun-Camp, St. Mary's Lake

item 5:14

Livingroom, Hotel Many Glacier

item 5:15

Grinnel Glacier from trail above Grinnell Lake

item 5:16

Waterfall on trail to Grinnell Glacier

item 5:17

Canyon Creek from Cracker Lake Trail

item 5:18

Mounts Altyn and Apekunny, from Swiftcurrent Lake

item 5:19

Head of Swiftcurrent Lake

item 5:20

The Garden Wall, from between Swiftcurrent and Josephine Lakes

item 5:21

The Garden Wall from between Swiftcurrent and Josephine Lakes

item 5:22

Grinnell Mountain and stream connecting Josephine and Swiftwater Lakes

item 5:23

Altyn and Apekunny Mountains, Glacier National Park

item 5:24

Grinnell Glacier from Lake Josephine

item 5:25

Great Northern Railway Bridge, Glacier Park

item 5:26

Great Northern Railway Bridge, Glacier Park

item 5:27

Great Northern Railway Locomotive, at Glacier Park, Montana

item 5:28

On road to Yellowstone, near Cody, Wyoming

item 5:29

Paint Pots, Yellowstone

item 5:30

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone

item 5:31

Bear, near Old Faithful, Yellowstone

item 5:32

Paint Pots, Yellowstone

item 5:33

Dining room from Gallery, Grand Canyon Hotel, Yellowstone

item 5:34

View from Canyon Hotel, Yellowstone

 

Set 6 - California, northern and southern

item 6:1

M. H. de Young Museum and Art Gallery, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

item 6:2

Flame flower, Berkeley

item 6:3

Lehmer Residence, 2736 Regent Street, Berkeley

item 6:4

Helen's cat, 2736 Regent Street, Berkeley

item 6:5

"Boy who did not want his picture taken. Regent Street, Berkeley"

item 6:6

Mission San Carlos Borromeo, Carmel

item 6:7

Mission San Carlos Borromeo, Carmel

item 6:8

Aloe, or Century Plant, Mission San Carlos Borromeo, Carmel

item 6:9

Cypress tree, Point Lobos

item 6:10

Views from Point Lobos

item 6:11

Views from Point Lobos

item 6:12

Cypress on Point Lobos

item 6:13

View from Sand Beach, Point Lobos

item 6:14

Cypress tree "Yggdrasil", Del Monte, California

item 6:15

Cypress tree, Pebble Beach

item 6:16

Cypress Point, California

item 6:17

Cypress Point, California

item 6:18-21

Shops, hotels, etc. Carmel, California

item 6:22-29

Hotel Samarkand Gardens, Santa Barbara

item 6:30

Mission [sic], Ventura, California

item 6:31

Mission [sic], Ventura, California

item 6:32

California University, Los Angeles

item 6:33-39

Public Library, Los Angeles, exterior views of grounds and buildings

item 6:40

Grauman Chinese Theater, Hollywood architectural detail

item 6:41

Cat "Ann Rattles", Los Angeles

item 6:42

Hollywood Bowl

item 6:43

Vase at Hollywood Bowl

item 6:44-49

Houses, Pasadena, California

item 6:50-51

Arroyo Seco Bridge, Pasadena, California

item 6:52

Garden, Pasadena, California

item 6:53-55

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

item 6:56-65

Henry E. Huntington Estate, San Marino, California

item 6:66-71

Japanese Gardens, Hollywood

item 6:72

Top of Palm Tree, Los Angeles

item 6:73

Ducks - Echo Park, Los Angeles

item 6:74

Amidst the rushes, Echo Park, Los Angeles

item 6:75

Duck in Echo Park, Los Angeles

item 6:76

Echo Lake, Echo Park, Los Angeles

item 6:77

Ducks in Echo Park, Los Angeles

 

Set 7 - Miscellany

item 7:1-5

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

item 7:6

University of Illinois campus, Urbana

item 7:7-8

First Methodist Episcopal Church entrances, Urbana, Illinois

item 7:9-16

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

item 7:17-18

Ionic Column, Brooklyn Museum

 

Set 8 - Mt. Robson, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone, Utah

 

Mt. Robson

item 8:1

Our cabin at Hargreave's Camp

item 8:2

Cliff from Hargreave's Camp

item 8:3-6

Various views of Mt. Robson

item 8:7

Guides at Grand Fork of Fraser River

item 8:8

Mrs. Edwin M. Robinson, Hargreave and children, Grand Fork of Fraser River

item 8:9

Guide at Grand Fork of Fraser River

item 8:10-11

Grand Fork of Fraser River

item 8:11a

Mt. Robson from Grand Fork of Fraser River

 

Grand Tetons

item 8:12a

Leigh Lake, Grand Teton National Park

 

Yellowstone

item 8:11-17

Canyon House interiors

item 8:18

Yellowstone River above Chittenden Bridge

item 8:19-21

Chittenden Bridge over Yellowstone River

item 8:22

Yellowstone River above Falls

item 8:23

Yellowstone River below Chittenden Bridge

item 8:24-26

Yellowstone River above Falls

item 8:27

Yellowstone River, Upper Yellowstone Falls

item 8:28-31

Yellowstone River, Lower Falls

item 8:32-33

Yellowstone River below Lower Falls

 

Utah

item 8:34

View from Alpine Rose Inn, Brighton

item 8:35-36

Mary's Lake, Brighton

item 8:37

Lake Martha, Brighton

item 8:38

Rug in Hotel Utah, Salt Lake City

item 8:39-42

Mormon Temple, Salt Lake City

item 8:43-44

Mormon Temple gardens, Salt Lake City

item 8:45

Monument "Revelation", Temple grounds, Salt Lake City

item 8:46

Mormon Church Founders' Monument, Temple garden, Salt Lake City

item 8:47

Lion House, former residence of Brigham Young, Salt Lake City

item 8:48

Genealogical Society Building, Salt Lake City

item 8:49

Mormon Church office building, Salt Lake City

item 8:50-51

Mormon Church office building, architectural details: columns

item 8:52-53

Utah State Capitol Building

item 8:54

Mormon Batallion Monument - the End of the March

item 8:55

Utah State Capitol Building reflected in pool

item 8:56-57

Utah State Capitol Building, architectural details: colonnades

item 8:58-60

Utah Sate Capitol Building, interiors

item 8:61

University of Utah campus

item 8:62-64

University of Utah buildings

item 8:65-66

University of Utah, Mormon chapel

 

Set 9 - Jasper National Park, Quebec, Montreal and Ottawa

 

Jasper National Park

item 9:1-3

Mt. Edith Cavell and Lake Beauvert from Jasper Park Lodge

item 9:4

Old Man Mountain from Jasper Park Lodge

item 9:5

Lake Beauvert from Jasper Park Lodge

item 9:6-10

Jasper Park Lodge cottage and cabins

item 9:11

Mt. Edith Cavell and Lake Beauvert

item 9:12

Jasper Park Lodge cabin

item 9:13

Jasper Park Lodge from across Lake Beauvert

item 9:14-16

Vicinity of Athabasca Falls

item 9:17

Athabasca Falls

item 9:18

Sunwapta Falls

item 9:19

Gorge below Sunwapta Falls

item 9:20

Athabasca View Point

item 9:21

Sunwapta Falls

item 9:22

Gorge below Sunwapta Falls

item 9:23-27

Valley below Miette Sulphur Springs

item 9:28-29

Athabasca River views

item 9:30-31

Pyramid Mountain and Athabasca River

item 9:32

Mt. Edith Cavell, reflected in Lake Beauvert

item 9:33

Reflections - Lake Beauvert

item 9:34

Jasper Park Lodge cottage

item 9:35-41

Totem poles and descriptions of them

item 9:42

Pyramid Mountain

item 9:43-45

Athabasca River views

item 9:46

item 9:47-48

Lakes Edith and Mildred, and Mt. Edith Cavell

item 9:49

Jasper Station, CPRR

item 9:50-52

Bears at incinerator, Jasper Park Lodge

 

Quebec

item 9:53

Cross at Sacrifice

 

Montreal

item 9:54-55

Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul and residence, Redpath St.

 

Ottawa

item 9:56-65

Hotel Chateau Laurier

 

Parliament

 

Public buildings