Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection, ca. 1870-1906

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The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
1997

Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection, ca. 1870-1906

BANC PIC 1992.054--STER

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:
    February 1997
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1992.054--STER
Extent: 32 photographic prints ; stereograph ; 9 x 18 cm. 32 digital objects
Collector: Collected by the Gomez de la Cortina family, apparently on a tour of the United States.
Photographers: Various photographers, including J. J. Reilly, Carleton E. Watkins, I. W. Taber, and Eadweard Muybridge .
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

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], Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection, BANC PIC 1992.054--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 MSS 92/91 m:
Title: Gomez de la Cortina and Alvarez Rul Family Papers, ca. 1740-1925?,

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Gomez de la Cortina family photographs were purchased by The Bancroft Library in 1991. They were transferred from the Gomez de la Cortina and Alvarez Rul family papers (BANC MSS 92/91 m).

Scope and Content

The Gomez de la Cortina collection consists of 32 stereographs collected by the Gomez de la Cortina family, apparently on a tour of the United States. The stereographs date from 1870-1906. The stereographs are photographic prints, except number 24, which is a tissue stereograph. The collection contains work by various photographers: Underwood & Underwood, George W. Griffith, American Stereoscopic Co., Pan American Publishing Co., Keystone View Company, J. J. Reilly, I. W. Taber, Carleton E. Watkins, Strohmeyer & Wyman, E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., B. W. Kilburn, and Eadweard Muybridge. Includes images of President McKinley visiting California, and views of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Berkeley, San Jose, Oakland, and Alaska.
Some items have photographer's numbers, photographer's series, date published, name of publisher, or place published. The versos of the stereographs have manuscript notes in Spanish. A few stereographs have extensive printed captions in English on their versos. Printed captions which appear below the photographs are reprinted in the container listing. Handwritten captions are indicated with parentheses surrounding the text. Bracketed information was supplied for the container list.

Container Listing

 

:1 President McKinley speaking to the Multitudes who welcomed him to Santa Barbara.

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood

Photographer's number: 44

Place of Publication: New York.

Date: c1901.

 

:2 President McKinley reviewing the 45,000 School children of San Francisco -- speaking from his carriage, Cal.

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood

Photographer's number: 47

Place of Publication: New York.

Date: c1901.

 

:3 Refugees in Camp at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Cal.

Photographer: Geo. W. Griffith

Photographer's number: 25

Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pa.

Publisher: Geo. W. Griffith / Copyright by Griffith & Griffith., 1906.

 

:4 Looking North on Mason Street, Showing Ruins of the Fairmount [Fairmont] Hotel on the Right, San Francisco, Cal.

Photographer: Geo. W. Griffith

Photographer's number: 17

Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pa.

Publisher: Geo. W. Griffith / Copyright by Griffith & Griffith., 1906.

 

:5 A bevy of beautiful belles in a fine floral float, Los Angeles, Cal, U. S. A.

Photographer: American Stereoscopic Co.

Place of Publication: New York.

Publisher: American Stereoscopic Co. / Copyright by R. Y. Young, 1901.

 

:6 Los Angeles, Cal., from the Huntington Building.

Photographer: Pan American Publishing Co.

Photographer's number: 1714

Place of Publication: Los Angeles, Cal.

 

:7 Mas de 10,000 acres de arboledas de naranjas, Valle S. Gabriel, California.

Photographer: Keystone View Company

Photographer's number: 13546

Place of Publication: Meadville, Pa.

Publisher: Keystone View Company / Copyright by B. L. Singley, 1903.

 

:8 Golden Gate from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, Cal.

Photographer: J. J. Reilly

Photographer's number: 123

Photographer's series: Views of American Scenery.

 

:9 California Street, from Stockton, looking East, San Francisco, Cal.

Photographer: J. J. Reilly

Photographer's series: Views of American Scenery.

 

:10 At the Cliff House, San Francisco.

Photographer: Taber

Photographer's number: 777

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Pacific Coast Views.

 

:11 At the Cliff House, San Francisco.

Photographer: Taber

Photographer's number: 781

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Pacific Coast Views.

 

:12 (Vista de las costas del Pacifico, Estados Unidos: on verso)

Photographer: Taber

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Pacific Coast Views.

 

:13 Montgomery Street from Market, S. F.

Photographer: [Watkins]

Photographer's number: 1770

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Watkins' Pacific Coast.

 

:14 Pullman's Palace Commissary Car.

Photographer: [Watkins]

Photographer's number: 1536

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Watkins' Pacific Coast.

 

:15 California Street from Stockton, San Francisco.

Photographer: [Watkins]

Photographer's number: 967

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Watkins' Pacific Coast.

 

:16 View from California and Powell Streets, S. F.

Photographer: [Watkins]

Photographer's number: 1762

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Watkins' Pacific Coast.

 

:17 View from Rincon Hill, San Francisco.

Photographer: [Watkins]

Photographer's number: 521

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Watkins' Pacific Coast.

 

:18 Mission Church, Mission Dolores.

Photographer: [Watkins]

Photographer's number: 1702

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Watkins' Pacific Coast.

 

:19 Sutter Street from Mason, San Francisco --view East.

Photographer: [Watkins]

Photographer's number: 1394

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Photographer's series: Watkins' Pacific Coast.

 

:20 A Wintry Touch to the Splendor of Yosemite, California, U. S. A.

Photographer: Strohmeyer & Wyman

Place of Publication: New York.

Publisher: Strohmeyer & Wyman / Underwood & Underwood [distributors?]

Date: c1894.

 

:21 Idols of the Alaskan Indains [sic]

Photographer's series: Popular Series.

 

:22 Interior View of Snow Sheds.

Photographer: E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.

Photographer's number: 7693

Place of Publication: New York.

Photographer's series: American Views. Pacific Rail Road.

 

:23 Scow wrecked in White Horse Rapids with 20 tons of freight on board, Alaska. [Yukon gold rush]

Photographer: B. W. Kilburn

Photographer's number: 13143

Place of Publication: Littleton, N. H.

Publisher: B. W. Kilburn / James M. Davis [distributor?]

 

:24 (Parque de Yosemite, los Estados Unidos: on verso) [Yosemite Falls] [tissue stereograph]

Photographer: E. L. [maker of mount]

 

:25 Pluton Creek.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 920

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. Geyser Springs

 

:26 State Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, and Blind; Berkeley, Entrance Hall and Dining Room.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 1769

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson.

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. California.

 

:27 San Jose, Court House.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 1803

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson.

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. California.

 

:28 St. Mary's Cathedral.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 387

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson.

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. San Francisco.

 

:29 Alcatraz Island, from Gough Street.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 1830

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson.

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. San Francisco.

 

:30 State Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, and Blind; Berkeley, looking East.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 1767

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson.

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. California.

 

:31 Oakland, Convent of our Lady of the Sacred Heart.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 1822

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson.

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. California.

 

:32 Sitka, Russo Greek Church, Interior.

Photographer: Muybridge

Photographer's number: 471

Place of Publication: San Francisco.

Publisher: Bradley & Rulofson.

Photographer's series: Photographic Illustrations of the Pacific Coast. Alaska.