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Guide to the Edward R. Frank Stereograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward R. Frank stereograph collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1877-1913 (bulk 1897-1910)
    Collection number: MS-M020
    Collector: Frank, Edward R.
    Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection contains 273 stereographs of various places and subjects collected by Edward R. Frank. Images of China and Japan represent the majority of stereographs in this collection. The bulk of United States stereographs are of Arizona, California, New York, and Pennsylvania including images of the Grand Canyon, Yosemite Valley, San Francisco (views of 1906 earthquake aftermath), Niagara Falls, and Gettysburg Battlefield. Other images include people, animals, floral arrangements, and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Two stereoscopes (i.e., stereograph viewers) are also included in this collection.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Edward R. Frank Stereograph Collection. MS-M20. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Jewel Wilson, niece of Edward Frank, 1998.

    Processing History

    Processed by Lynette J. Stoudt, 2001.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains 273 stereographs of various places and subjects collected by Edward R. Frank. Images of China and Japan represent the majority of stereographs in this collection. The bulk of United States stereographs are of Arizona, California, New York, and Pennsylvania including images of the Grand Canyon, Yosemite Valley, San Francisco (views of 1906 earthquake aftermath), Niagara Falls, and Gettysburg Battlefield. Other images include people, animals, floral arrangements, and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Two stereoscopes (i.e., stereograph viewers) are also included in this collection.
    This collection is organized into 3 series.
    • Series 1. Places, 1887-1910. 0.6 linear ft.
    • Series 2. People and subjects, 1877-1913. 0.2 linear ft.
    • Series 3. Stereoscopes, undated. 0.4 linear ft.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    China--Photographs.
    Japan--Photographs.
    United States--Photographs.
    California--Photographs.
    Yosemite Valley (Calif.)--Photographs.
    Earthquakes--California--San Francisco--Photographs.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographic prints.
    Stereographs.
    Stereoscopes.