Guide to the Stereographs of the Sierra Nevada and other California views, ca. 1868-1880

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History--California History--Central Valley/Sierra History

Guide to the Stereographs of the Sierra Nevada and other California views, ca. 1868-1880

Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 7

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 the Sierra Nevada and other California views,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1868-1880
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 7
Creator: Hazeltine, M.M. (Martin Mason)
Extent: 46 Photographic prints (mounted), 9 x 18 cm.
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Abstract: Stereographs taken by M.M. Hazeltine of the Sierra Nevada and other California views,including San Francisco, mining, and Native Americans. Contains a few landscapes of Oregon.
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 the Sierra Nevada and other California views. PC-RM-Stereos: Box 7, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

Acquisition Information

Consult repository.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains primarily landscapes of the Sierra Nevada. Several images of mines, sluices, and hydraulic mining. Landscapes of Oregon, two views of San Francisco, and one of Comptche, Mendocino County. There is one stereo each of members of the Piute (i.e., Paiute), Pit River (i.e., Achomawi), and Yosemite (i.e., Miwok) Indian tribes.
Organized by series: Pacific Coast; Gems of the Pacific Coast; Gems of the Pacific Coast, Reached by the Southern Pacific Railway; Yosemite Valley, California.
Stereo titles from handwritten notes on verso.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Mines and mineral resources--California--Sierra Nevada--Photographs.
Hydraulic mining--California--Sierra Nevada--Photographs.
Indians of North America--California--Pictorial works.
Miwok Indians--California--Yosemite Valley--Pictorial works.
650 0 Paiute Indians--California--Pictorial works.
Achomawi Indians--California--Pictorial works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Pictorial works.
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
Oregon--Pictorial works.
Comptche (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
Fresno County (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works.


Collection Contents

 

Pacific Coast, ca. 1868-1880

Physical Description: 32 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Pacific Coast.

Arrangement

Stereo titles from handwritten notes on verso.
Box 7

[The Village Rocks Cal]

Box 7

[178 Miners at the Sierra Mines Cal]

Box 7

[Piute Chief and Daughters]

Box 7

[Sierra Buttes Mine Cal.]

Box 7

[Geysers Cal.]

Box 7

[Columbia Hill]

Box 7

[Columbia Hill] [duplicate]

Box 7

[Steins Pillar Oregon 314 feet high]

Box 7

[Steins Pillar Oregon 314 feet high] [duplicate]

Box 7

[Mt. Hood from the Desert Oregon]

Box 7

[The Dalles Oregon]

Box 7

[Below White River Falls Or.]

Box 7

[The White Rocks Summer Lake Oregon]

Box 7

[Mt. Hood from Mutton Mountain Or.]

Box 7

[White River Falls Or.]

Box 7

[Cathedral Rocks Yosemite Cal.]

Box 7

[Mt. Lyell Cal]

Box 7

[Yosemite Indians Cal.]

Box 7

[El Capitan 3300 feet high]

Box 7

[North Dome from Glacier Point]

Box 7

[Yosemite Valley from Clouds Rest Cal.]

Box 7

[El Capitan Yosemite Valley Cal. 3300 feet high]

Box 7

[San Francisco Cal. From Telegraph Hill]

Box 7

[Cliff House Cal.]

Box 7

[Donor Lake from the Summit Cal.]

Box 7

[Nevada City Cal.]

Box 7

[Sierra City Cal.]

Box 7

[Columbia Hill Cal.]

Box 7

[Hites Cave Mariposa Co. Cal.]

Box 7

[Eureka Plumas Co. Cal.]

Box 7

[Pitt River Indians Cal.]

Box 7

[Unidentified river]

 

Gems of the Pacific Coast, ca. 1868-1880

Physical Description: 11 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Pacific Coast.

Arrangement

Stereo titles from handwritten notes on verso.
Box 7

[Mirror Lake Yosemite Cal.]

Box 7

[Jimson Canyon Plumas Co. Cal.]

Box 7

[Vernal Fall Yosemite Valley Cal 350 feet high]

Box 7

[Yosemite Valley Cal. Bridal Veil Fall 940 feet high]

Box 7

[Sugar Loaf Mountain Little Yosemite Cal.]

Box 7

[Upper Yosemite Fall Cal. 1600 feet high]

Box 7

[Big Tree Grizzly Giant Cal. 101 feet in Circumference]

Box 7

[Mining at Smartsville Cal.]

Box 7

[Mining at Iowa Hill Cal.]

Box 7

[Comptche]

Box 7

[Comptche] [duplicate]

 

Gems of the Pacific Coast, Reached by the Southern Pacific Railway, ca. 1868-1880

Physical Description: 1 stereograph

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Pacific Coast, reached by the Southern Pacific Railway.

Arrangement

Stereo titles from handwritten notes on verso.
Box 7

[Coming from the Yosemite Valley Cal. Signal Peak in the distance]

 

Yosemite Valley, California , ca. 1868-1880

Physical Description: 1 stereograph

Scope and Content Note

View of the Yosemite Valley.

Arrangement

Stereo titles from handwritten notes on verso.
Box 7

[Stevens Bar Ferry]

 

Yo-Semite Valley, California, ca. 1868-1880

Physical Description: 1 stereograph

Scope and Content Note

View of Lembert Dome.

Arrangement

Stereo titles from handwritten notes on verso.
Box 7

["Lembert Dome--Tuolumne Mdw. (Mt. Gibbs near rt)"]