Views of Alameda County, California, ca. 1913

Processed by Padma Rubiales.
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-6000

Views of Alameda County, California, ca. 1913

BANC PIC 19xx.069--ffALB

The Bancroft Library

University of California

Berkeley, California 1997
Finding aid and digital representations of archival materials funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    Processed and encoded by:
    California Heritage Digital Image Access Project staff in The Bancroft Library and The Library's Electronic Text Unit
    Digital images processed by:
    The Library Photographic Service
    Finding aid completed:
    October 1996
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Views of Alameda County, California.
Collection Number: BANC PIC 19xx.069--ffALB
Extent: 25 photographic prints in 1 album; 37 x 50 cm. 25 digital objects
Photographer: Cheney Photo Adv. Co.
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is available for use.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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.
Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Views of Alameda County, California, BANC PIC 19xx.069--ffALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information


Scope and Content

The Views of Alameda County, California album contains 25 photographs taken circa 1913 by the Cheney Photo Adv. Co. E.S. Cheney, president of the company, may be the photographer. Views include downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt, the Claremont Country Club, the University of California Berkeley campus, San Jose, and Livermore Valley.

Container Listing


:1 View of Lakeside Park [Lakeside Park is located south of Grand Avenue, and west of Perkins between east and west arms of Lake Merritt.]


:2 Municipal Boat-house on Lake Merritt C-307


:3 Surf Beach Baths, Alameda [620 Central Avenue] C-438


:4 Municipal Band-Stand, Lakeside Park C-294


:5 City Hall, Oakland Cal. [California]


:6 Looking East from 16th Street & San Pablo Ave.


:7 Lakeside Park, Oakland C-296


:8 Gates and Pergola Mosswood Park [Mosswood Park located between Broadway and Webster - Moss Avenue and 36th]


:9 Municipal Auditorium, Oakland [interior]


:10 New Auditorium, Oakland, Cal. [California] Cost $10,000


:11 Wild Ducks in Lake Merritt


:12 Claremont Residences


:13 Taylor Place Near Claremont Heights


:14 Country Club Golf Links [Claremont Country Club - golfers on golf course]


:15 Football Statue, University of California Campus


:16 Le Conte Oaks, University of California, Berkeley


:17 Greek Theatre, Berkeley


:18 Sather Campanile, University of California, Berkeley [under construction] C-1438?


:19 Dublin Boulevard, near Hayward, Alameda County [shows automobiles] B-1835


:20 Palm Avenue, "Palmdale", Mission San Jose B-1492


:21 Niles Canyon [aerial view]


:22 Panoramic View [of] Mission Peak and Valley B-1871-A


:23 Panoramic View [of] Mission Peak and Valley B-1871-B


:24 Panoramic View [of] Livermore Valley, Alameda County B-1865-A


:25 Panoramic View [of] Livermore Valley, Alameda County B-1865-B