Guide to the Stereographs of San Francisco

Processed by Wendy Welker.
California Historical Society
North Baker Research Library
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San Francisco, California 94105-4014
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History--California History--Northern California History

Guide to the Stereographs of San Francisco

Accession number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06

California Historical Society



North Baker Research Library

San Francisco, California

Contact Information:

  • California Historical Society
  • North Baker Research Library
  • 678 Mission Street
  • San Francisco, California 94105-4014
  • Phone: (415) 357-1848, ext. 20
  • Fax: (415) 357-1850
  • Email: reference@calhist.org
  • URL: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/
Processed by:
Wendy Welker
Date Completed:
August 2003
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2003 California Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stereographs of San Francisco,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1867-1870s
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06
Creator: Thomas Houseworth & Co.
Extent: 36 photographic prints (mounted), 9 x 18 cm.
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Abstract: Stereographs of San Francisco, Calif. taken by Thomas Houseworth & Co.
Physical location: Please consult repository.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to California Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Historical Society 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 reader.

Preferred Citation

Stereographs of San Francisco, PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

Acquisition Information

Consult repository.

Scope and Contents Note

Contains images of San Francisco streets and buildings, including hotels, churches, and businesses. Many of the structures are identified by captions. There are a few photos of the Dry Dock at Hunter's Point and one photo each of Goat Island (now Yerba Buena Island), Thomas Starr King's tomb, and the Aerial Steam Navigation Co.'s steam-driven airship, Avitor.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

King, Thomas Starr--1824-1864--Tomb--Photographs.
Streets--California--San Francisco--Photographs.
Business enterprises--California--San Francisco--Photographs.
Dry docks--California--San Francisco--Photographs.
Airships--California--San Francisco Bay Area--Photographs.
San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
Goat Island (Calif.)--Pictorial works.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Houseworth, Thomas


Container List

Stereo No. 108

Corner of Kearny and Geary Streets.

Stereo No. 110

Post Street--West from Montgomery

Stereo No. 114

East side of Montgomery Street--From Sacramento to California.

Stereo No. 143

The Lick House--from the corner of Market and Montgomery Streets.

Stereo No. 143

[duplicate] The Lick House--from the corner of Market and Montgomery Streets.

Stereo No. 145

J. W. Tucker & Co.s Jewelry Establishment, north-west corner Montgomery and Sutter streets.

Stereo No. 149

Montgomery Street--Looking north from Market (Instantaneous)

Stereo No. 165

San Francisco, from corner of Market and Sixth Streets.

Stereo No. 173

East side Montgomery Street--Looking North from California Street.

Stereo No. 178

Cosmopolitan Hotel, corner Sansom (i.e., Sansome) and Bush Streets.

Stereo No. 179

The Grand Hotel, Market street front, San Francisco.

Stereo No. 208

South side of California street, from Montgomery, looking East--Merchant's Exchange.

Stereo No. 210

Bank of California--N.W. corner California and Sansom Sts.

Stereo No. 237

Masonic Temple--corner Post and Montgomery Streets.

Stereo No. 255

P.M.S.S. Co.'s Steamship Japan--In the California Dry Dock, Hunter's Point.

Stereo No. 263

Engine Buildings of the California Dry Dock, Hunter's Point, San Francisco.

Stereo No. 318

The Aerial Steam Navigation Co.'s steamer Avitor.

Stereo No. 350

Fireman's Fund Insurance Building, S.W. corner of California and Sansom Streets.

Stereo No. 373

The City--From Rincon Hill, looking North.

Stereo No. 373

[duplicate] The City--From Rincon Hill, looking North.

Stereo No. 375

San Francisco--View from Second Street, Rincon Hill.

Stereo No. 378

The City--From corner Second and Folsom Streets.

Stereo No. 379

Goat Island and the Bay, from Rincon Hill.

Stereo No. 388

United States Marine Hospital, Rincon Point.

Stereo No. 389

Gas Works and Long Bridge--from Rincon Point.

Stereo No. 420

The Conservatory at Woodward's Garden, San Francisco.

Stereo No. 425

Summer House and Lake--Woodward's Garden.

Stereo No. 439

Telegraph Hill, from the Reservoir.

Stereo No. 458

Starr King's Tomb--At the Churchyard, Geary St.

Stereo No. 464

St. Mary's Cathedral.

Stereo No. 503

Lincoln School House, Fifth Street, from corner Market.

Stereo No. 555

Third Street, from Market Street, San Francisco.

Stereo No. 558

View from the Nucleus Hotel--corner Market and Third Streets, looking west.

 

Palace Hotel workmen removing rails and Nicholson Pavement, on New Montgomery St.

 

Post Street, Stockton to Powell.