Guide to the My Holiday in California Photograph Album

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: A0107
Creator: Collier, Joseph.
Title: My holiday in California photograph album
Dates: 1901-1941 1901
Bulk Dates: 1901
Physical Description: 1 volume
Summary: Leather bound album of 151 original photographs, including approximately 60 images of Stanford University. The Stanford images include the Inner Quad, the Quad arcades, Memorial Church under construction, Encina Hall, Roble Hall, chemistry building, the museum (including interior views), distant views of the campus, the Stanfords' home and grounds on campus, horses at the Palo Alto Stock Farm, and the cactus garden. Other images include San Francisco buildings, views of San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Park, and the McGilvray Raymond Mine Company facilities. Also included with the album were four loose images, including two of Hoover Tower on the Stanford campus, ca. 1941.
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

My Holiday in California Photograph Album (A)107). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Joseph Collier was best known as an early Colorado photographer, where he resided from 1871 until his death in 1910.

Description of the Collection

Leather bound album of 151 original photographs, including approximately 60 images of Stanford University. The Stanford images include the Inner Quad, the Quad arcades, Memorial Church under construction, Encina Hall, Roble Hall, chemistry building, the museum (including interior views), distant views of the campus, the Stanfords' home and grounds on campus, horses at the Palo Alto Stock Farm, and the cactus garden. Other images include San Francisco buildings, views of San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Park, and the McGilvray Raymond Mine Company facilities. Also included with the album were four loose images, including two of Hoover Tower on the Stanford campus, ca. 1941.

Access Terms

Collier, Joseph.
Palo Alto Stock Farm (Stanford, Calif.)
Stanford University--Buildings.
Stanford University--Pictorial works..
Albums
Horses --Pictorial works.
Photoprints
San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works.


Collection Contents

 

Photograph album

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1 Panorama of Inner Quad, Stanford Family Statue present

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2 View of campus from Lathrop home in the foothills

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3 Memorial Arch, with carvers' scaffolding present

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4 Memorial Arch, with carvers' scaffolding present

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5 Memorial Church under construction

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6 Memorial Church under construction

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7 Quad arcade

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8 Memorial Church under construction

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9 View from arcade into the Inner Quad

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10 View from arcade into the Inner Quad

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11 Quad arcade

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12 Garden with chair

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13 Stanford Family Statue

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14 Stanford Family Statue

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15 Museum lobby

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16 Tree with great number of woodpecker holes

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17 Chemistry building under construction

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18 Roble Hall

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19 Encina Hall

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20 Chemistry building

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21 Encina Hall

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22 Museum

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23 Museum

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24 Museum (with chemistry and main quad in background)

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25 Exhibit in Museum

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26 Museum lobby

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27 Quad contractors

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28 Quad contractors

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29 Arcade arches in front of entrance to Memorial Church

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30 View of campus from Lathrop house (similar to #2)

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31 Distant view of campus, Roble on right, Chemistry on left

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32 Distant view of campus, Roble on right, Chemistry on left

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33 Distant view of Encina Hall

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34 Garden (same as in #12) with woman in chair

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35 Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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36 Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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37 Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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38 Grounds of Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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39 Grounds of Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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40 Grounds of Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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41 Grounds of Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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42 Grounds of Stanfords' Palo Alto house

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43 Cactus Garden

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44 Cactus Garden

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45 Angel of Grief

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46 Cactus Garden

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47 Horse at Palo Alto Stock Farm

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48 Horse at Palo Alto Stock Farm

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49 Horse at Palo Alto Stock Farm

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50 Horse at Palo Alto Stock Farm

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51 Horse at Palo Alto Stock Farm

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52 Horse at Palo Alto Stock Farm

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53 Marker at horse cemetery

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54 Marker at horse cemetery

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55 Mansion (not Stanford)

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56 Mansion (not Stanford)

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57 Mansion (not Stanford)

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58 Group of people with horse-drawn bus in countryside

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59-77 San Francisco buildings and street scenes

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78-81 San Francisco Bay views and dock scenes

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82-84 Stone masonry site (McGilvray Raymond Mine Co. ?)

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89-96 Probably Golden Gate Park scenes

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110 Escondita Cottage (S.U.)

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113 Escondita Cottage (S.U.)

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115 Escondita Cottage (S.U.) with people playing croquet

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141, 144 Stone masonry site (McGilvray Raymond Mine Co. ?)

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Statues of a male and a female angel Hoover Tower lit at night (2 prints)