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Finding aid of the Gertrude M. Reith Slide Collection on the Regional Geography of California
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gertrude M. Reith slide collection on the regional geography of California
    Dates: 1955-1983
    Collection number: MSS 279
    Creator: Reith, Gertrude M.
    Collection Size: 2.5 linear feet
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
    Stockton, California 95211
    Abstract: Approximately 8,000 slides of California (1955-1983) focusing on geographic aspects and illustrating landforms, physical features, land uses and especially agriculture and forestry, some historic sites and buildings, port facilities, highlights of cities, and aerial views.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Gertrude M. Reith slide collection on the regional geography of California. MSS 279. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Gertrude M. Reith taught Geography and Earth Science in Southern California universities from 1951-1983. She took these slides during field trips to illustrate to her classes the geography of California.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Approximately 8,000 slides of California (1955-1983) focusing on geographic aspects and illustrating landforms, physical features, land uses and especially agriculture and forestry, some historic sites and buildings, port facilities, highlights of cities, and aerial views.

    Arrangement

    This collection of approximately 8,000 slides is contained in 14 boxes. Slides are grouped in geographical areas: San Joaquin; Northwest Water - Lake Tahoe- Petaluma - Auburn - Elsinore; Santa Ana - South Valley - Orange County - Riverside; Sacramento Valley and Delta area - Stockton - Central Valley Project; San Francisco Bay Area - San Mateo Peninsula - Marin - North Bay - Napa Valley - Northern Borderlands; Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbors - San Gabriel-Signal Hill; Los Angeles Downtown, Wilshire, West; Coast Ranges - Salinas - Santa Clara Valley - Carmel - Monterey - San Benito Valley - Santa Clara Valley; California - Sierras - Motherlode; Coachella - Imperial Valley - Salton Sea - Colorado desert; Peninsular Ranges - San Diego - South Coast - South Orange County - Irvine Ranch; Transverse Ranges - Ventura - Oxnard - Channel Islands; California Vegetation - Northwest - Eureka - Redding - Klamath Mountains; Northeast - Cascades - Trans-Sierra - Mojave.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Land use - California
    Geography - California
    California - Pictorial works