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Guide to the Jess A. Shenson's Chinese in San Francisco : illustrations, 1870-1900 and n.d.
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  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shenson, A. Jess, collector. Chinese in San Francisco : illustrations,
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1900 and n.d.
    Collection number: M1120
    Collector: Shenson, A. Jess, collector.
    Extent: 4 linear ft. (22 matted prints of 33 illustrations)
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Primarily wood engravings from Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, but also includes one process print, 2 half tone prints, and a colored heliogravure.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from the Ira & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, 2000. Previously given to the Cantor Center by collector, Dr. A. Jess Shenson.

    Preferred Citation

    Jess A. Shenson's Chinese in San Francisco : illustrations. M1120. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Primarily wood engravings from Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, but also includes one process print, 2 half tone prints, and a colored heliogravure.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Baker, H.
    Bode, William Walter.
    Davis, G.A.
    Frenzeny, Paul.
    Langguth, T.
    Ogden, H.
    Taber, I. West.
    Tavernier, Jules.
    Yeager, Walter.
    Chinese--California--San Francisco.
    Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
    Wood-engraving.
    Shenson, A. Jess, collector.