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Guide to the Pribilof Island Fur Seal Photograph Collection
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Description
Views taken by Jordan while serving on the Pribilof Fur Seal Commission in the summer of 1897. The collection includes views of fur seal rookeries on St. Paul Island and St. George Island, Alaska. Primarily gelatin dry plates.
Background
First president of Stanford University (1891-1913), Jordan was an ichthyologist and naturalist. He was an active conservationist, a founding member of the Sierra Club, and served on numerous governmental commissions.
Extent
56 photonegatives
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.