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Guide to the Gilbert Russell Jones Photograph Album
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: PC0095
    Creator: Jones, Gilbert Russell.
    Title: Gilbert Russell Jones photograph album
    Dates: 1894-1935
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
    Summary: The album begins with pages signed by family and friends, 1910-1912, with messages for the "three bachelors" (the Jones' brothers and William F. Gabriel). The majority of the photographs in the album are unidentified; subjects include camping trips and other outdoor excursions, Stanford University scenes, ships and boats, Robert Fowler and his biplane, bridge and trestle construction, irrigation set-ups, scenic landscapes, and family and friends. There are also a number of loose photographs; subjects include San Francisco, the "Southern Cross" airplane at the Oakland Airport (1935), Gilbert Jones and William Gabriel working in a lab, and Gov. Johnson in an auto parade. The collection also includes the souvenir booklet PHOTO-GRAVURES OF THE MIDWINTER FAIR [San Francisco], 1894.
    Language(s): In English.
    Repository: Dept. 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

    Provenance

    Gift of Edgar Douglas Jones, 1999.

    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

    Gilbert Russell Jones Photograph Album (PC0095). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Gilbert R. Jones attended Stanford University during 1906 and 1907; his career included teaching shop at University High School in Oakland, CA. His brother Kenneth Inskip Jones attended Stanford from 1905-1908; he was Deputy District Attorney for Solano County, CA.

    Description of the Collection

    The album begins with pages signed by family and friends, 1910-1912, with messages for the "three bachelors" (the Jones' brothers and William F. Gabriel). The majority of the photographs in the album are unidentified; subjects include camping trips and other outdoor excursions, Stanford University scenes, ships and boats, Robert Fowler and his biplane, bridge and trestle construction, irrigation set-ups, scenic landscapes, and family and friends. There are also a number of loose photographs; subjects include San Francisco, the "Southern Cross" airplane at the Oakland Airport (1935), Gilbert Jones and William Gabriel working in a lab, and Gov. Johnson in an auto parade. The collection also includes the souvenir booklet PHOTO-GRAVURES OF THE MIDWINTER FAIR [San Francisco], 1894.

    Access Terms

    California Midwinter International Exposition (1894 : San Francisco)
    Gabriel, William F.
    Jones, Gilbert Russell.
    Jones, Kenneth Inskip.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Airplanes --California --Photographs.
    Outdoor recreation --California --Photographs.
    Photoprints
    San Francisco (Calif.) --Photographs.