Guide to the Gilbert Russell Jones Photograph Album

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Library Dept. 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: 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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Album and two oversize loose photographs (view of unidentified small town and people at a camp)

Box 2

Loose photos: San Francisco, the "Southern Cross" airplane at the Oakland Airport (1935), Gilbert Jones and William Gabriel working in a lab [not Stanford], Gov. Johnson in an auto parade, Christmas greetings from the Edwards family, furniture and house interiors, Solano County Courthouse, and unidentified scenery and people.

Box 2

Souvenir booklet Photo-Gravures of the Midwinter Fair [San Francisco] 1894