Finding aid to Miscellaneous Stereoviews from the Eugene Compton Collection, 1870-1890

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Finding aid to Miscellaneous Stereoviews from the Eugene Compton Collection, 1870-1890

Collection number: BANC PIC 1965.030--STER

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/
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Collection Summary

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.

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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

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Identifier/Call Number: BANC PIC 1965.028--STER:
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.

Container Listing

 

[Picture of store front] BANC PIC 1965.030:01--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: W. A. Bell
Place of Publication: Santa Cruz, Cal.
Photographer's series: Views of Santa Cruz.
 

[Dirt road with trees] BANC PIC 1965.030:02--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: M. Pickson
Place of Publication: Honolulu, H. I.
 

(The Waterfall above the Twin Lakes near the Natural Bridge, Colorado: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:03--STER

 

(Bear Creek, rushing from the Rocky Mountains to the Plains: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:04--STER

 

The Celebrated Gate in the Garden of the Gods, taken from the top of steeple Rock. BANC PIC 1965.030:05--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: C. Duhem & Bro.
Photographer's number: 36
Place of Publication: Denver, Colorado.
Photographer's series: Beauties of the Rocky Mountains.
 

(The American House, Denver, Col: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:06--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: C. Duhem & Bro.
Place of Publication: Denver, Col.
 

(Denver Waking out [?] :on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:07--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: C. Duhem & Bro.
Photographer's number: 65
Place of Publication: Denver, Colorado.
 

(Denver looking West: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:08--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: (Duhem Bros., Photographers: on verso)
Photographer's number: 11 (in mss. on verso)
 

(Pine Forest at Mead's Mill, Turkey Creek Gulch, Colorado: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:09--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: C. Duhem & Bro.
Photographer's number: 83 (in mss. on verso)
Place of Publication: Denver, Col.
 

(Steins Pillar Or, 314 feet high: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:10--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: M. M. Hazeltine
Photographer's series: Pacific Coast.
 

(Little Yosemite Valley, Cal: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:11--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: M. M. Hazeltine
Photographer's series: Pacific Coast.
 

Depot at Cheyenne. BANC PIC 1965.030:12--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: W. H. Jackson
Photographer's number: 60
Photographer's series: Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad
 

Tunnel no.4 Weber Canon. BANC PIC 1965.030:13--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: W. H. Jackson
Photographer's number: 87
Photographer's series: Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad
 

One Thousand Mile Tree, Weber Canon. BANC PIC 1965.030:14--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: W. H. Jackson
Photographer's number: 99
Photographer's series: Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad
 

High Tressel, below Tunnel No.2. BANC PIC 1965.030:15--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: W. H. Jackson
Photographer's number: 140
Photographer's series: Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad
 

Great Salt Lake City. BANC PIC 1965.030:16--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: W. H. Jackson
Photographer's number: 152
Photographer's series: Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad
 

Geyser Springs, California. BANC PIC 1965.030:17--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Andrew Price
 

(Donner Lake, C. P. R. R.) BANC PIC 1965.030:18--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Savage & Ottinger
Place of Publication: Salt Lake City.
 

Residence of Hon. J. P. Jones, Gold Hill, Nevada. BANC PIC 1965.030:19--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: J. C. Scripture
Photographer's number: 3442
Photographer's series: Peeps at scenes in Washoe.
 

The "Lion" House, Salt Lake City. BANC PIC 1965.030:20--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Chas. Weitfle
Photographer's number: 437
Place of Publication: Central City, Colo.
Photographer's series: Stereoscopic Views on the Line of the Union Pacific R. R.
 

Mormon Harvest, (A Small Crop.) BANC PIC 1965.030:21--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Chas. Weitfle
Photographer's number: 457
Place of Publication: Central City, Colo.
Photographer's series: Stereoscopic Views on the Line of the Union Pacific R. R.
 

"The Devil's Slide," Weber Canon. BANC PIC 1965.030:22--STER

Additional Note

Photographer: Chas. Weitfle
Photographer's number: 416
Place of Publication: Central City, Colo.
Photographer's series: Stereoscopic Views on the Line of the Union Pacific R. R.
 

(New Presbyterian Church and Scaffolding, San Jose: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:23--STER

 

(Waterfalls, Hawaiian Islands: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:24--STER

 

(Congregational Church, Broadway, Oakland: on verso) BANC PIC 1965.030:25--STER

 

(Winter Scene, Salt Lake.) BANC PIC 1965.030:26--STER

 

[Equestrian outfitters shop?] BANC PIC 1965.030:27--STER

 

[Interior of tents and awnings store] BANC PIC 1965.030:28--STER

 

[Store displaying stoves and ranges] BANC PIC 1965.030:29--STER

 

[California Silk Co.] BANC PIC 1965.030:30--STER