Finding aid to Stereo Views from Alaska to Mexico, ca. 1859-1902, ca. 1859-1902

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Finding aid to Stereo Views from Alaska to Mexico, ca. 1859-1902, ca. 1859-1902

Collection number: BANC PIC 1987.011--STER

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Stereo Views from Alaska to Mexico
Date: ca. 1859-1902
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1987.011--STER
Photographer: American Stereoscopic Co., W. B. Ingersoll, C. W. Woodward, Continent Stereoscopic Co., W. G. Chamberlain, Charles Weitfle, Strohmeyer & Wyman, Kilburn Brothers, Blosser Scenic Art Co., Underwood & Underwood, J. Carbutt, Keystone View Company, Liberty Brand, Edward De Groff, La Roche Photo, E. Dossetter, B. H. Gurnsey, W. E. Hook, A. S. Hood, F. Jay Haynes, Percy Cox, Waite Photo (C. B. Waite), Scott (Mexico), and A. Briquet.
Extent: 46 photographic prints (23 are stereographs) ; some albumen ; various sizes 23 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Stereo Views from Alaska to Mexico, ca. 1859-1902, BANC PIC 1987.011--STER, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of Joseph A. Baird in 1987

Scope and Content

This collection consists of 46 photographic prints (23 stereographs, 21 "PIC" size, and 2 "A" size) of views from Alaska to Mexico, circa 1859-1902. Includes work by various photographers: American Stereoscopic Co., W. B. Ingersoll, C. W. Woodward, Continent Stereoscopic Co., W. G. Chamberlain, Charles Weitfle, Strohmeyer & Wyman, Kilburn Brothers, Blosser Scenic Art Co., Underwood & Underwood, J. Carbutt, Keystone View Company, Liberty Brand, Edward De Groff, La Roche Photo, E. Dossetter, [B. H.?] Gurnsey, W. E. Hook, A. S. Hood (Hawaii), F. Jay Haynes, Percy Cox, Waite Photo (C. B. Waite), Scott (Mexico), and A. Briquet. Includes scenes of Alaska (Sitka, glaciers, and scenes), a coal mine in British Columbia (Canada), views of the Rocky Mountains and Colorado scenery, Grand Canyon, Donner Lake, Los Angeles, Oakland, Yosemite, and other California views, Cuba, Hawaii, Mexico, Oregon, Washington, and miscellaneous agricultural scenes. Includes a photograph of an 1859 drawing of Bandak [?] Point, Neah Bay, Washington Territory (drawing by James G. Swan).
Some items have photographer's numbers, photographer's series, date of publication, name of publisher, or place of publication. Printed or handwritten captions below the photographs are reprinted in the container listing. Handwritten captions are reprinted with parentheses surrounding the caption. Some items have additional text printed on the verso.

Container Listing

 

Trailing through the Grand Canon of the Colorado, Arizona, U. S. A. BANC PIC 1987.011:06--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: American Stereoscopic Company.
Place of publication: New York.
Publisher: American Stereoscopic Company / Copyright R. Y. Young
Date of publication: c1903
 

(Donner Lake + [?] 7 + 8. From the summit --- [?]) BANC PIC 1987.011:08--STER

 

Palmetto Tree, Los Angeles. BANC PIC 1987.011:09--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: [Godfrey]
Photographer's number: 37
Place of publication: Los Angeles, Cal.
 

(G. C. Potters, from Telegraph Road Gate, Oakland) BANC PIC 1987.011:10--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: (W. B. Ingersoll)
 

South Dome with Merced River and Cloud Effect, (6000 feet high) BANC PIC 1987.011:11--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: C. W. Woodward
Photographer's number: 587
Place of publication: Rochester, N. Y.
Photographer's series: California & Utah Scenery.
 

South Dome, Yosemite, California. BANC PIC 1987.011:12--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 409
 

Conglomerate Rocks, California. BANC PIC 1987.011:13--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Continent Stereoscopic Co.
Photographer's number: 190
Place of publication: New York.
 

(Looking East from Pikes Peak.) BANC PIC 1987.011:16--STER

 

Devil's Gate. BANC PIC 1987.011:17--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: W. G. Chamberlain
Photographer's number: 332 (in mss. on verso)
Place of publication: Denver, Colorado.
Photographer's series: Colorado Scenery.
 

Rail Road above the Clouds. BANC PIC 1987.011:18--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Chas. Weitfle
Photographer's number: 355
Place of publication: Central City, Colorado.
Photographer's series: Photographic Views of Rocky Mountain Scenery.
 

A Typical Tobacco Plantation, Province of Havana, Cuba. BANC PIC 1987.011:20--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Strohmeyer & Wyman
Place of publication: New York.
Publisher: Strohmeyer & Wyman / Underwood & Underwood [distributors?]
Date of publication: c1899.
 

Looking into the Lake of Fire, Crater of Volcano Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands. BANC PIC 1987.011:21--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Strohmeyer & Wyman
Place of publication: New York.
Publisher: Strohmeyer & Wyman / Underwood & Underwood [distributors?]
Date of publication: c1896.
 

A Mexican Home. BANC PIC 1987.011:31--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Kilburn Brothers.
Photographer's number: 1075
Place of publication: Littleton, N. H. [New Hampshire]
Publisher: Kilburn Brothers
Date of publication: c1873
 

(Mexico?) BANC PIC 1987.011:32--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Blosser Scenic Art Co.
Place of publication: Snohomish, Wash.
Photographer's series: Cascade Mts., Puget Sound and the Pacific Northwest
 

(Mexico?) BANC PIC 1987.011:33--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Blosser Scenic Art Co.
Place of publication: Snohomish, Wash.
Date of publication: c1905.
Photographer's series: Cascade Mts., Puget Sound and the Pacific Northwest
 

Channel Rocks, at the Dalles, Columbia River, Oregon. BANC PIC 1987.011:35--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Continent Stereoscopic Co.
Place of publication: New York.
 

(Manitou from Ute Pass) BANC PIC 1987.011:36--STER

 

Modern American Harvesting in the Great Western Wheat Fields --Combined Harvester, Cutting, Threshing and Sacking-- Walla Walla, Washington. BANC PIC 1987.011:38--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood
Place of publication: New York.
Date of publication: c1902
 

Virginia Dale, on the Overland Stage Route. BANC PIC 1987.011:40--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: J. Carbutt
Photographer's number: 296
Place of publication: Chicago, Illinois.
Photographer's series: Views of the Rocky Mountains and Vicinity
 

View on the Overland Stage Route, Virginia Dale. BANC PIC 1987.011:41--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: J. Carbutt
Photographer's number: 297
Place of publication: Chicago, Illinois.
Photographer's series: Views of the Rocky Mountains and Vicinity
 

Earliest Inhabitants of the Prairies --A Herd of Bison. BANC PIC 1987.011:42--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Keystone View Company
Photographer's number: W21248
Place of publication: Meadville, Pa.
Publisher: Keystone View Company / Copyrighted H. C. White & Co.
 

Grand Falls, from Point Lookout, 360 feet high. BANC PIC 1987.011:43--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Liberty Brand --Stereo Views.
Photographer's number: 1262
Photographer's series: New Educational Series.
 

(Narrows and Williams Canon.) BANC PIC 1987.011:44--STER

 

Russian Block House, Sitka, Alaska BANC PIC 1987.011:01--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 8
Photographer: Edward De Groff
 

(Mt. Edgecomb from Sitka [Alaska].) BANC PIC 1987.011:02--PIC--STER

 

(Circle City, Alaska; on verso) BANC PIC 1987.011:03--PIC--STER

 

Profile of Muir Glacier, Alaska. 1892 BANC PIC 1987.011:04--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 199
Photographer: La Roche Photo
Place of publication: Seattle
 

Orlebar Glacier, Stickeen River. [Alaska.] BANC PIC 1987.011:05--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: E. Dossetter
 

Wellington Coal Mine No. 5. Nanaimo, B.C. [British Columbia, Canada]. BANC PIC 1987.011:07--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 68
Photographer: Edward de Groff
Photographer's series: Picturesque Views of Alaska Scenery
 

The Seven Falls, Cheyenne Canon, 350 Feet high from "Point Kirkland." [Colorado.] [On verso.] BANC PIC 1987.011:14--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 129
Photographer: B. H. Gurnsey
Photographer's series: Gurnsey's Rocky Mountain Views.
Place of publication: Colorado Springs, Colo.
 

(Manning's Lake, Umcompaghre [Uncompaghre] Valley [Colorado].) BANC PIC 1987.011:15--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 144 (in mss.)
 

Chippeta Falls, Black Canon [Colorado]. BANC PIC 1987.011:19--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 342
Photographer: W.E. Hook
 

(Volcanoes on Hawaii Island; on verso) BANC PIC 1987.011:22--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: A.S. Hood
 

([Castle?] Geyser [Montana].) BANC PIC 1987.011:23--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: F. Jay Haynes
 

(S.W. Wible; on verso.) [Harvesting scene.] BANC PIC 1987.011:24--PIC--STER

 

Un Convento Antiguo, Tlalmanalco, Mexico. BANC PIC 1987.011:25--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 106
Photographer: Percy Cox
 

(La Parroquia. Coyoacau, Mexico; on verso) BANC PIC 1987.011:26--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: [C-33?]
Photographer: Percy Cox
 

(Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City; on verso) BANC PIC 1987.011:27--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: E2
Photographer: Percy Cox
 

Burros with char coal coming to market, City of Mexico. BANC PIC 1987.011:28--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 1616
Photographer: C.B. Waite
 

Stone Sails at Guadalupe, Mexico. BANC PIC 1987.011:29--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 1262
Photographer: C.B. Waite
 

(In Mexico, by Scott; on verso) BANC PIC 1987.011:30--PIC--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 135
 

(Scene at Hermit's [Canon?], New Mexico.) BANC PIC 1987.011:34--PIC--STER

 

(Bandak [?] Point, Neah Bay, Washington Territory, Oct. 1859. By James G. Swan. Port Townsend, June 26, 1873. I certify this to be a true photographic copy of an original sketch made by me of [Bandak?] Point Neah Bay W.T. in October 1859. James G. Swan; on verso) BANC PIC 1987.011:37--PIC--STER

 

(May be Porter Ranch: part was known as Chamberlain Ranch (E. part); west was Miller & Lux, later Porter, later Newhall Land Company, but when Porter Ranch, no wheat was raised, only alfalfa, Merced? S.W. Wible; on verso) BANC PIC 1987.011:39--PIC--STER

 

Ox-cart -- Havana, Cuba. BANC PIC 1987.011:20--A--STER

 

El Popocatepetl. Environs of Ameca Meca. BANC PIC 1987.011:24--A--STER

Additional Note

Photographer's number: 117
Photographer: A. Briquet
Photographer's series: Vistas Mexicanas