Guide to the Pribilof Island Fur Seal Photograph Collection

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: PC0008
Creator: Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Title: Pribilof Island fur seal collection
Dates: 1897
Physical Description: 56 photonegatives
Physical Description: 56 photonegatives (3 boxes)
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Pribilof Island Fur Seal Photograph Collection (PC0008). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Glass Plate negatives
Pribilof Islands (Alaska)--Description and travel--Views.
Seals (animals)--Alaska--Pribilof Islands.


Collection Contents

Box 1-3

Photographs