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Finding Aid to San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Views, 1906
BANC PIC 1905.05851-.05878--PIC  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Collection Title: San Francisco earthquake and fire views,
    Date (inclusive): 1906
    Collection number: BANC PIC 1905.05851-.05878--PIC
    Creator: Street, W. J.
    Extent: 1 album (28 photographic prints) 28 digital objects
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Abstract: Collection contains commercial photographic prints taken in San Francisco by W.J. Street during and after the disaster of 1906.
    Languages represented: Collection materials are in English.
    Physical location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Please use digital facsimiles when possible.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Access Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and does not constitute permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Views, BANC PIC 1905.05851-.05878--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital reproductions of all images are available.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Views collection was a gift to The Bancroft Library from Charles Gauld in 1937.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    Processing History

    Processed by Bancroft Library staff in 2005.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection contains commercial photographic prints taken in San Francisco by W.J. Street during and after the disaster of 1906. Views show fires burning, earthquake and fire damage, subsidence of streets, U.S. Army troops, and refugee camps. Among the buildings and locations pictured are the Call Building, Palace Hotel, City Hall, Market St., Nob Hill, South of Market District, and Union Square.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Earthquakes--California--San Francisco--Photographs.
    Fires--California--San Francisco--Photographs.
    San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906--Photographs.
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Photographs