Finding Aid of the Collection of Stereoscopic Views

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Finding Aid of the Collection of Stereoscopic Views

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

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Los Angeles, CA
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Stereoscopic Views,
Date (inclusive): 1850-1920
Collection number: 2050
Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side. By the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular. The collection consists primarily of American stereographs by numerous photographers and publishers and several stereofilms of various European locations.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Stereoscopic Views (Collection 2050). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side; by the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular; when properly viewed, stereographs give the sense of a three dimensional scene.

Scope and Content

Collection consists primarily of American stereographs. The collection includes stereoscopic views by numerous photographers and publishers. Also includes several stereofilms of various European locations.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Stereoscopic views.

Genres and Forms of Material

Stereographs.
Stereoscopic photographs.


Container List

 

Stereoscopic Views Collection

Note

A helpful reference guide in using this collection is:
Darrah, William Culp, 1909- . Stereo views, a history of stereographs in America and their collection [c. 1964]
TR 16.1 D252s
Available in the Department of Special Collections.
Box 1

Publisher: Abbott, J.H. - Photographer: Abbott, J.H.

Box 1

Publisher: Anthony, E. - Photographer: Anthony, E.

Box 1

Publisher: Anthony, E. & H.T., Company - Photographer: Anthony, E.

Note

See also Watkins.
Box 1

Publisher: Baker and Record - Photographer: Baker and Record.

Box 1

Publisher: Barker, George - Photographer: Barker, George.

Box 1

Publisher: Bell and Bro. - Photographer: Bell and Bro.

Box 1

Publisher: Bierstadt, C. - Photographer: Bierstadt, C.

Box 1

Publisher: Bradley and Rulofson - Photographer: Muybridge.

Box 1

Publisher: Campbell, Alfred S. - Photographer: Campbell, Alfred S.

Box 1

Publisher: Carter, C.W. - Photographer: Carter, C.W.

Box 1

Publisher: Centennial Photographic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Continental Stereoscopic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Co-operative View Company - Photographer: R.J. Davis, W.S. Smith, E.E. Steel, and unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Cremer, James - Photographer: Cremer, James.

Box 1

Publisher: Curtis, George F. - Photographer: Curtis, George F.

Box 1

Publisher: Doerr, H.A. - Photographer: Doerr, H.A.

Box 1

Publisher: Graves, C.H. - Photographer: Graves, C.H.

Box 1

Publisher: Greene, P.B. - Photographer: Greene, P.B.

Box 1

Publisher: Griffith v Griffith - Photographer: W.H. Rau, and unidentified.

Box 1

Publisher: Gurney & Son - Photographer: Gurney & Son.

Box 1

Publisher: Haynes, J.F. - Photographer: Haynes, J.F.

Box 1

Publisher: Hendricks, Francis (?) - Photographer: Hendricks, Francis (?).

Box 1

Publisher: Hillyer, H.B. - Photographer: Hillyer, H.B.

Box 1

Publisher: Houseworth, Thomas & Company - Photographer: Houseworth, Thomas & Company.

Box 1

Publisher: Ingersoll, I.W. - Photographer: Ingersoll, I.W.

Box 1

Publisher: Jarvis, J.F. - Photographer: Jarvis, J.F.

Box 2

Publisher: De Lamater, R.S. - Photographer: De Lamater. R.S.

Box 2

Publisher: Lamy, G. - Photographer: Lamy, G.

Box 2

Publisher: Littleton View Company - Photographer: Weller, and unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Lovejoy and Foster - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Moulton, J.W. & J.S. - Photographer: J.S. Moulton and unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Notman Photographic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Parks, J.G. - Photographer: Parks, J.G.

Box 2

Publisher: Purviance, W.T. - Photographer: Purviance, W.T.

Box 2

Publisher: Pierce, J.A.

Note

See Abbott, J.A.
Box 2

Publisher: Rau, W.H. - Photographer: Rau, W.H.

Note

See also Griffith & Griffith.
Box 2

Publisher: Reilly, J.J. - Photographer: Reilly, J.J.

Box 2

Publisher: Robins, Frank - Photographer: Robins, Frank.

Box 2

Publisher: Russel, A.J. - Photographer: Russel, A.J.

Box 2

Publisher: Savage, C.R. - Photographer: Savage, C.R.

Box 2

Publisher: Soule, J.P. - Photographer: Soule, J.P.

Box 2

Publisher: Stereo-Photo Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Stereo-Travel Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Thorne, G.W. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Tipton, W.H. & Company - Photographer: Tipton, W.H.

Box 2

Publisher: Union View Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Van Aken, E.M. - Photographer: Van Aken, E.M.

Box 2

Publisher: Wakely, G.D. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Walker, L.E. - Photographer: Walker, L.E.

Box 2

Publisher: Warren, Joseph W. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Webster and Albee - Photographer: Webster and Albee.

Box 2

Publisher: Weekes, J. - Photographer: Weekes, J.

Box 2

Publisher: Weller, F.G. - Photographer: Weller, F.G.

Box 2

Publisher: White, H.C. Company - Photographer: White, H.C.

Box 2

Publisher: Whitney's Gallery - Photographer: Whitney & Zimmerman.

Box 2

Publisher: Williams - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Woodward, C.W. (also Woodward Stereoscopic Company) - Photographer: Woodward, C.W.

Box 2

Publisher: World Stereoscopic Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Yearer, F.X. - Photographer: unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Zahner, M.H. - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 2

Publisher: Zimmerman, Charles A. - Photographer: Zimmerman, Charles A.

Box 2

Publisher: Zybich, John & Company - Photographer: unidentified.

Box 3

Publisher: Keystone - Photographer: Singeley, B.L., Courtenay, and unidentified.

Box 3

Publisher: Kilburn, B.W. - Photographer: Kilburn, B.W.

Box 3

Publisher: Kilburn, Bros. - Photographer: Kilburn Brothers (?).

Box 4

Publisher: Strohmeyer and Wyman - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 4

Publisher: Underwood and Underwood - Photographer: Barker, George, Jarvis, J.F., and unidentified.

Box 5

Publisher: Watkins. - Photographer: Watkins.

Box 6

Unidentified miscellaneous stereoscopic-views.

Box 7

Fragments; mostly unidentified, some published by Keystone View Company.

Box 7

Early photographic process.

Box 7

Lithoprints.

Box 7

Tinted Stereographs; Tissue views.

Box 8

Four stereoscope viewers.

Box 9

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library: Egypt.

Box 9

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library: Greece.

Box 9

Underwood & Underwood. Jerusalem.

Box 10

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library: Japan.

Box 10

Underwood & Underwood. The south African War Through the Stereoscope.

 

Materials Added to Box 3:

Box 3

Publisher: Saratoga Photograph Company - Photographer: Unidentified.

Box 3

Publisher: Crawford, E.L. - Photographer: Crawford, E.L.

Box 3

Publisher: Lovell - Photographer: Lovell.

Box 11

Publisher: Underwood & Underwood. Stereoscopic Library. Views of Montana. Photographer: Forsyth, N.A.

Box 12

Stereofilms Bruguiere Positifs Stereoscopiques sur film.

Note

Gift of Anne Marie Kaegel, 1983.
Box 12

80 miscellaneous stereoscopic views.