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Charles L. Camp Collection of Stereographs, ca. 1867-ca. 1895?
BANC PIC 1905.16269-.16446--STER, 1905.16754-.16756--STER, 1905.16447-.16449--PIC  
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Description
This collection of stereographs compiled by Charles L. Camp consists of 181 photographic prints from circa 1867 to circa 1895. The photographers include Eadweard Muybridge, Carleton E. Watkins, M. M. Hazeltine, Walker & Fagersteen, William Henry Jackson, J. J. Reilly, Barkaiow Bros. (Omaha), Kilburn Bros. (N. H.), Halsey and Coffin, Hayward & Muzzall, C. W. J. Johnson, T. J. Norton, H. T. Payne, A. J. Perkins, J. Pitcher Spooner, Andrew Price, W. N. Tuttle Photo, C. R. Savage, Savage & Ottinger's, William Shew, Chas. Weitfle, R. E. Wood (Santa Cruz), Underwood & Underwood, Edward De Froffs (Sitka, Alaska), T. W. Ingersoll, J. D. McAuliffe (Tucson), and Thomas Houseworth & Co. Included are images of mountains, hot springs, rivers, falls, mining, trains and train tracks, a few California Indian images, city views, camping, and the 1868 and 1906 San Francisco earthquakes. Locations featured include San Francisco, Berkeley, Yosemite, Stockton, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Santa Barbara, the counties of Sonoma, Lake and Napa, Yellowstone National Park, Salt Lake City, Wyoming, Sitka (Alaska), and others.
Background
Charles Lewis Camp was born in 1893 in Jamestown, North Dakota. Camp attended the University of California, Berkeley and received his M.A. degree from Columbia University. He served in World War I before returning to Columbia to teach and earn his Ph.D. He then went back to Berkeley and became a Research Associate at the Museum of Paleontology at U.C. Berkeley, where he remained for the rest of his career. Known for his collecting of fossils in Nevada and elsewhere, he became a professor of Paleontology and head of the Department as well as director of the Museum.
Extent
181 photographic prints ; stereograph, some albumen ; various sizes 182 digital objects
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is available for use.