Guide to the Pictorial Miscellany of Berkeley, Calif. Views [graphic], 1873-ca. 1950

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Guide to the Pictorial Miscellany of Berkeley, Calif. Views [graphic], 1873-ca. 1950

Collection number: BANC PIC 19xx.040--PIC

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1972
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Pictorial Miscellany of Berkeley, Calif. Views [graphic],
Date (inclusive): 1873-ca. 1950
Collection Number: BANC PIC 19xx.040--PIC
Extent: Number of items: 142 photographic prints and negatives
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Buildings, street scenes, residences and other views of Berkeley, including a stereograph of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum by Carleton Watkins and several views of rail lines on Berkeley streets. Numerous views of the devastation caused by the Berkeley fire of 1923 are present.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research, except for original negatives, lantern slides and oversize photographs, which are restricted. Use viewing prints only. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

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Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Pictorial miscellany of Berkeley, Calif. views [graphic], BANC PIC 19xx.040--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

List of Items

item 1

McKinley School (exterior), Dwight Way [photgrapher: Hugo Weitz].

item 2

Berkeley High School (exterior), ca. 1930.

item 3

Post Office, Allston Way, under construction, ca. 1930.

item 4

Fox-California Theater (formerly T & D Theater), Kittredge St., ca. 1930.

item 5

Claremont Hotel.

item 6

Claremont Hotel (artist's rendition).

item 7-11

Hilgard, E. W. residence (interior and exterior views) [from Hilgard papers].

item 12

Howard, John Galen residence (exterior).

item 13

Hyde residence, later Merrill residence (exterior), 2613 Channing Way, ca. 1885. (Mining Bldg., Bacon Hall, South and North Halls in background) - orig. in size "A" copy phot. available.

item 14

Blake, C. T. residence (interior - hallway).

item 15-16

Egleston, John V. residence (exterior), 1511 Bonita Ave., ca. 1910.

item 17

Wilson, Frank residence (exterior), Hearst Ave. near Scenic.

item 18-25

Unidentified residences.

item 26

Post Office (exterior), East side Shattuck Ave. near Center Ave., ca. 1900.

item 27

Homestead Loan Association (exterior), 2270 Shattuck (?).

item 28

Berkeley Public Library (interior - showing reading room), ca. 1930s.

item 29

Shattuck Ave. and Center St. (N.W. corner), ca. 1920s [photographer: McCullagh].

item 30

Shattuck Ave. and Center St. (N.W. corner) [photographer: C. S. Merrill].

item 31

Shattuck Ave. and Center St. (N.E. corner), Berkeley Station in foreground.

item 32

Center St. (2100 Block) looking toward Shattuck Ave., ca. 1927.

item 33

Shattuck Ave. (2100 Block), ca. 1927.

item 34

Shattuck Ave. (2100 Block), ca. 1905.

item 35

Shattuck Ave.

item 36

Claremont Avenue - stone gate entrance.

item 37

Shattuck Ave. (2100 Block), ca. 1927.

item 38-39

From the Berkeley Hills (looking west), ca. 1880s.

item 40-41

Panorama views from the University to the Golden Gate, Mt. Tamalpais and San Rafael, ca. 1890.

item 42-43

Berkeley Hills (Grizzly Peak) snow on hills, Feb. 1896.

item 44

View down Bancroft Way (near College Ave.), ca. 1890.

item 45

North Berkeley (along R.R. tracks) looking east, ca. 1890 [photographer: Wm. R. Nutting].

item 46-51

Panoramic views [photographer: Fox].

item 52-55

Oxford St. - laying of street car tracks at Oxford and Kittredge.

item 56

Oakland RR Co. Car #11. "University Special," Telegraph Ave., 1873.

item 57

Oakland RR Co. Car #1. Telegraph Ave. "Dummy Line," ca. 1888.

item 58

Horse drawn cart.

item 59

North Berkeley from Campanile, ca. 1915.

item 60

Pacific School of Religion.

item 61

Bancroft Way (showing residences #2033 down to Milvia St.).

item 62

Snow on Berkeley hills, Jan. 28, 1916.

item 63-87

Berkeley fire, Sept. 1923.

item 88

Ridge Road, showing Alan Freeman house and Cloyne Court (in foreground), ca. 1905.

item 89

Allston Way looking east, 1888. O. V. Lange photo.

item 90

Residence - west Berkeley (?).

item 91

Shattuck Ave. from Allston Way looking north. The Branch Line Railroad with its diamond stack and square headlight is stopped at Berkeley Station. Railroad crossed Strawberry Creek in foreground.

item 92

Lange residence - Rose St. and Milvia (demolished 1960) (from the collection of L. Stein).

item 93-94

Residence. 2631 Piedmont Ave., ca. 1913.

item 95-96

Hearst Ave. - 1912. Winton six-car hanging over road divide.

item 97

Walnut and Vine Sts. (Southwest corner), ca. 1914.

item 98

Walnut St. residences at 1525 and 1529, ca. 1914. (Scene of outbreak of smallpox)

(note: nos. 97-98 transferred from the Papers of Harry Beal Torry).

item 99-101

1739 Virginia Street, ca. 1900.

item 102-103

Ogden's Grocery Store, Rose and Grove Streets, ca. 1910 (building erected 1909).

item 104

1809 Francisco St., ca. 1914.

item 105

1811 Francisco St., Dec. 1899.

item 106

1811 Francisco St. (backyard), ca. 1895.

item 107

1815 Francisco St., ca. 1912.

item 108

1817 Francisco St., ca. 1934.

item 109

Bear Fountain, Marin Circle, ca. 1911.

item 110

Bear Fountain, Marin Circle, looking east, ca. 1910.

item 111

1813 Francisco St., ca. 1908?

item 112

1815 and 1817 Francisco St., ca. 1910.

item 113

Francisco Street between Grove and Grant, ca. 1898.

item 114

1811 Francisco St., ca. 1900.

item 115

Sixth and Addison Sts. (?), ca. 1890.

item 116

Unidentified Berkeley (?) residence.

item 117

Grant and Francisco Streets (houses under construction), ca. 1910.

item 118

1711 Grant St. between Francisco and Virginia Sts., ca. 1910.

item 119

Grocery store, corner Grant and Francisco, ca. 1900 (exterior).

item 120

Grocery store, corner Grant and Francisco, ca. 1900 (interior).

item 121

Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Berkeley (copied from original Watkins stereo).

item 122

Frederick Harder residence, Daley Ave. near Scenic Park tract, ca. 1895 (photo by Wilcox).

item 123

Durant and Bowditch, N.W. corner, ca. 1940?

item 124

Bancroft and Telegraph, S.W. corner, ca. 1940?

item 125

William Keith residence, 2207 Atherton, ca. 1890s.

item 126

Hillside School, 1902. Copy phot. Hugo Weitz, photog.