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Finding aid to Miscellaneous Stereoviews from the Eugene Compton Collection, 1870-1890
BANC PIC 1965.030--STER  
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    Collection Title: Miscellaneous Stereoviews from the Eugene Compton Collection
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1890
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1965.030--STER
    Collector: Eugene Compton
    Extent: 30 stereographs: b&w; 11 x 18 cm and 9 x 18 cm. 30 digital objects
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Consists of 30 stereographic prints taken during the years 1870 to 1890. Various photographers are represented, including William A. Bell, M. Dickson, Duhem Brothers, M.M. Hazeltine, William Henry Jackson, Andrew Price, Savage & Ottinger, J.C. Scripture and Charles Weitfle.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is available for use.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Miscellaneous Stereoviews from the Eugene Compton Collection, BANC PIC 1965.030--STER, 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.

    Related Collections

    Identifier/Call Number: BANC PIC 1965.027--STER:
    Title: Stereographic Views from the Eugene Compton Collection
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    Title: Yosemite Stereoviews

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Bell, William A. (William Abraham), 1839-1915.
    Compton, Eugene. Associated name CU-BANC
    Dickson, M., (Menzies)
    Hazeltine, M. M. (Martin Mason), 1827-1903.
    Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    Price, Andrew, fl. 1878-1888.
    Scripture, J. C., fl. 1868-1877.
    Weitfle, Charles, 1836-1921.
    Duhem Brothers.
    California Heritage Project. CU-BANC
    Main & Winchester -- Pictorial works.
    Online Archive of California.
    Savage & Ottinger.
    Commerce -- History -- Photographs.
    Rocky Mountains -- Pictorial works.
    Salt Lake City Region (Utah) -- Pictorial works.
    West (U.S.) -- Commerce -- History -- Photographs.
    Stereographs.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Miscellaneous Stereoviews from the Eugene Compton Collection photographs were donated by Eugene Compton circa 1965.

    Scope and Content

    The Miscellaneous Stereoviews from the Eugene Compton Collection Consists of 30 stereographic prints taken during the years 1870 to 1890. Various photographers are represented, including William A. Bell, M. Dickson, Duhem Brothers, M.M. Hazeltine, William Henry Jackson, Andrew Price, Savage & Ottinger, J.C. Scripture and Charles Weitfle. The collection contains views from many Western scenes: mainly the Rocky Mountains, Salt Lake City, Hawaii and California. Other views show commercial goods for sale: Main & Winchester tackle, tents and awnings, Granite Iron Ware (stoves, cans, etc.) and items from the California Silk Company. Several railroad views are also present.
    Printed captions are reprinted in the container listing. Captions in parentheses appear in manuscript on the stereographs. Captions in brackets have been supplied.