Pictorial Miscellany of Berkeley, Calif. Views, 1873-circa 1950

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Pictorial Miscellany of Berkeley, Calif. Views, 1873-circa 1950

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

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Pictorial miscellany of Berkeley, Calif. views
Date: 1873-circa 1950
Collection Number: BANC PIC 19xx.040--PIC
Extent: 142 photographic prints and negatives 18 digital objects (18 images)
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: 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: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

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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Preferred Citation

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

Alternate Forms Available

Digital reproductions of selected images are available.

Container Listing

item 1

McKinley School (exterior), Dwight Way.

Additional Note

Photgrapher: Hugo Weitz.
item 2

Berkeley High School (exterior). circa 1930

item 3

Post Office, Allston Way, under construction. circa 1930

item 4

Fox-California Theater (formerly T & D Theater), Kittredge Street. circa 1930

item 5

Claremont Hotel. circa 1915

item 6

Claremont Hotel (artist's rendition).

item 7

E.W. Hilgard residence (interior).

Additional Note

From Hilgard papers.
item 8

E.W. Hilgard residence (exterior).

item 9

E.W. Hilgard residence (interior).

item 10

E.W. Hilgard residence (dining room).

item 11

E.W. Hilgard residence (interior fireplace).

item 12

John Galen Howard residence (exterior).

item 13

Hyde residence, later Merrill residence (exterior), 2613 Channing Way. circa 1885

Scope and Content Note

Mining Building, Bacon Hall, South and North Halls of UC Berkeley in background.

Additional Note

Original shelves as --A. Copy photograph available.
 

Hyde residence, later Merrill residence (exterior), 2613 Channing Way, Berkeley. BANC PIC 19xx.040:013--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Additional Note

Scan from copy print.
item 14

C. T. Blake residence (interior hallway).

 

Hallway in C. T. Blake residence, Berkeley. BANC PIC 19xx.040:014--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph
item 15

John V. Egleston residence (exterior), 1511 Bonita Avenue. circa 1920

Additional Note

Built in 1909
item 16

John V. Egleston residence (exterior), 1511 Bonita Avenue. circa 1909

Additional Note

Built in 1909
item 17

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

items 18-25

Unidentified residences.

item 26

Post Office (exterior), east side Shattuck Avenue near Center. circa 1900

item 27

Homestead Loan Association (exterior), 2270 Shattuck Avenue. circa 1910

 

Homestead Loan Association (exterior), 2270 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley. circa 1910 BANC PIC 19xx.040:027--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph
item 28

Berkeley Public Library (interior, showing reading room). circa 1910

item 29

Shattuck Avenue and Center Street (northwest corner) circa 1920s

Additional Note

McCullagh photographer.
item 30

Shattuck Avenue and Center Street (northwest corner). March 20, 1923

Additional Note

C.S. Merrill photographer.
item 31

Shattuck Avenue and Center Street (northeast corner), Berkeley Station in foreground. circa 1900

item 32

Center Street (2100 Block) looking toward Shattuck Avenue. circa 1927

item 33

Shattuck Avenue (2100 Block). circa 1927

Scope and Content Note

Includes Sunset Hardware.
item 34

Shattuck Avenue (2100 Block) with crowd of people. circa 1905

Scope and Content Note

Includes Pond Drugs and sign for Scotch herb specialist.
item 35

Shattuck Avenue (2100 block). circa 1898

Scope and Content Note

Includes F.V.Baer druggist/chemist.
item 36

Stone gate entrance to Claremont Avenue.

item 37

Shattuck Avenue (2100 Block). circa 1927

item 38

Berkeley from hills, looking west. circa 1880s

Scope and Content Note

UC Berkeley campus is on the right.
 

Berkeley from hills, looking west. circa 1880s BANC PIC 19xx.040:038--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Scope and Content Note

UC Berkeley campus is on the right.
item 39

Berkeley from hills, looking southwest. circa 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Includes UC Berkeley campus.
 

Berkeley from hills, looking southwest. circa 1880s BANC PIC 19xx.040:039--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Scope and Content Note

Includes UC Berkeley campus.
item 40

Berkeley, view from University to the Golden Gate. 1890

item 41

Berkeley, view from University to Mount Tamalpais and San Rafael. 1890

 

Berkeley, view from University to Mount Tamalpais and San Rafael. 1890 BANC PIC 19xx.040:041--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph
item 42

Grizzly Peak from Haste Street near College Avenue. February 1896

Scope and Content Note

Snow visible on the Berkeley Hills.
 

Grizzly Peak from Haste Street near College Avenue. February 1896 BANC PIC 19xx.040:042--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Scope and Content Note

Berkeley Snow on Berkeley Hills.
item 43

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

 

Snow on Berkeley Hills (Grizzly Peak). February 1896 BANC PIC 19xx.040:043--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph
item 44

View down Bancroft Way near College Avenue. circa 1890

item 45

North Berkeley looking towards hills. circa 1890

Scope and Content Note

Includes railroad at Shattuck and vine.

Additional Note

William R. Nutting photographer.
items 46-51

Panoramic views of Berkeley.

Additional Note

Fox photographer.
item 52-55

Laying of street car tracks on Oxford Street near Kittredge Street and Allston Way.

item 56

Oakland Railroad Company, "University Special," Telegraph Avenue. 1873

Scope and Content Note

Horse drawn railroad car number 11.
item 57

Oakland Railroad Company, car number 1. Telegraph Avenue "Dummy Line." cicra 1888

item 58

Horse drawn cart. September 9, 1909

Scope and Content Note

On side od cart: R. Bianchi & Co.
item 59

North Berkeley from Campanile. circa 1915

item 60

Pacific School of Religion.

item 61

Bancroft Way (showing residences 2033 down to Milvia Street).

 

Bancroft Way, Berkeley (showing residences 2033 down to Milvia Street). BANC PIC 19xx.040:061--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Additional Note

Digitized from modern print.
item 62

Snow on Berkeley hills. January 28, 1916

items 63-87

Berkeley fire. September 1923

item 88

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

 

LeRoy Avenue and Ridge Road, showing Alan Freeman house and Cloyne Court (in foreground). circa 1905 BANC PIC 19xx.040:088--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Additional Note

Digitized from modern print.
item 89

Allston Way looking east. 1888

Additional Note

O. V. Lange photograph.
item 90

Residence, West Berkeley (?).

Additional Note

From UC Berkeley class of 1896 records.
 

Residence, West Berkeley (?). circa 1896 BANC PIC 19xx.040:090--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Additional Note

Digitized from modern print.
item 91

Shattuck Avenue from Allston Way looking north.

Scope and Content Note

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 and Milvia Streets.

Additional Note

Demolished in 1960. From the collection of L. Stein.
items 93-94

Residence, 2631 Piedmont Avenue. circa 1913

items 95-96

Hearst Avenue. Winton six-car hanging over road divide. circa 1912

item 97

Walnut and Vine Streets (southwest corner). circa 1914

Additional Note

Transferred from the Papers of Harry Beal Torry.
item 98

Walnut Street, residences at 1525 and 1529. circa 1912

Scope and Content Note

Scene of outbreak of smallpox.

Additional Note

Transferred from the Papers of Harry Beal Torry.
item 99

1739 Virginia Street. circa 1900

 

1739 Virginia Street, Berkeley. circa 1900 BANC PIC 19xx.040:099--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph
item 100

1739 Virginia Street. circa 1900

item 101

1739 Virginia Street with Charlotte Harder at gate. circa 1900

 

1739 Virginia Street with Charlotte Harder at gate. circa 1900 BANC PIC 19xx.040:101--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Additional Note

House later remodeled.
item 102

Ogden's Grocery Store, Rose and Grove Streets. circa 1910

Scope and Content Note

Includes Herman Ortman in dog cart.

Additional Note

Building erected 1909.
 

Ogden's Grocery Store, Rose and Grove Streets. circa 1910 BANC PIC 19xx.040:102--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Scope and Content Note

Includes Herman Ortman in dog cart.

Additional Note

Bilding erected in 1909.
item 103

Ogden's Grocery Store, Rose and Grove Streets. circa 1910

Additional Note

Building erected 1909.
item 104

1809 Francisco Street. circa 1914

Scope and Content Note

Dwelling under construction.
item 105

1811 Francisco Street. December 1899

item 106

F.L. Harder at rear of 1811 Francisco Street. circa 1895

Additional Note

Handwritten note on back of photograph: The coyotes used to raid his chicken house.
 

F.L. Harder at rear of 1811 Francisco Street. circa 1895 BANC PIC 19xx.040:106--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph
item 107

1815 Francisco Street. circa 1912

item 108

1817 Francisco Street. circa 1934

item 109

Bear Fountain, looking east on Marin Circle. 1911

Scope and Content Note

People in front of fountain (l to r, front): Elise C. Lester, Hermine Price, Marie Roehl; l to r, back: Charlie Roehl, Paul Ogden, Johnny Garski, John Ogden.
item 110

Bear Fountain, Marin Circle. 1911

item 111

1813 Francisco Street. circa 1908

Additional Note

Handwritten note on back of photo: Bertha Bossell built the whole house herself. Berkeley Gazette did a story on her. It got onthe wire services, and she received offers of marriage from all over the country. (She was already married).
item 112

1815 and 1817 Francisco Street. circa 1910

item 113

North side of Francisco Street between Grove and Grant Streets. circa 1898

item 114

1811 Francisco Street. circa 1900

item 115

1811 Francisco Street or Sixth and Addison Streets. circa 1890

Additional Note

Conflict of annotations in different hands on back of photograph.
 

1811 Francisco Street or Sixth and Addison Streets. circa 1890 BANC PIC 19xx.040:115--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph
item 116

Unidentified Berkeley (?) residence.

item 117

Grant and Francisco Streets (house under construction). circa 1908

item 118

1711 Grant Street, between Francisco and Virginia Streets. circa 1910

item 119

A.M. Bossel's grocery store, corner of Grant and Francisco Streets (exterior). circa 1900

 

A.M. Bossel's grocery store, corner of Grant and Francisco Streets (exterior). circa 1900 BANC PIC 19xx.040:119--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Additional Note

Digitized from copy photo.
item 120

Anna L. Ogden and Bertha Bossel behind counter in grocery store, corner of Grant and Francisco Streets. circa 1905

Additional Note

Conflicting annotations in different hands on back of photo.
 

Anna L. Ogden and Bertha Bossel behind counter in grocery store, corner of Grant and Francisco Streets. circa 1905 BANC PIC 19xx.040:120--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photograph

Additional Note

Digitized from copy photo.
item 121

Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Berkeley.

Scope and Content Note

California Institution for the Deaf and Blind. Later the California School for the Deaf, and the California School for the Blind. Stereograph by Carleton Watkins.

Additional Note

Item digitized as part of virtual collection: Stereographs of the West from The Bancroft Library Pictorial Collection. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf8p3011n9/?brand=oac4
item 122

Frederick Harder residence, Daley Avenue near Scenic Park tract. circa 1895

Additional Note

Photo by Wilcox.
item 123

Durant Avenue and Bowditch Street, northwest corner. circa 1940

item 124

Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue, southwest corner. circa 1950

item 125

William Keith residence, 2207 Atherton Street. circa 1890s

item 126

Hillside School. 1902

Scope and Content Note

Located at corner of Le Roy Avenue and Virginia Street. Same image as item 136, but with different cropping.

Additional Note

Hugo Weitz, photographer (copy photograph).
item 127

Machine shop of Francis Ferrier. circa 1910

Scope and Content Note

Man in cap is Louis Bossell, Mayor Ferrier's chauffeur and repairman.
item 128

Manasse Block Tanning Company. circa 1905

Scope and Content Note

Group portrait of employees. Shop located at 1300 Fourth Street, Berkeley.
item 129

Manasse Block Tanning Company. circa 1905

Additional Note

August Manasse and Roy Block started in Oakland and moved to Berkeley in 1905.
items 130-133

Shattuck Avenue, downtown Berkeley. circa 1950

item 134

City Hall, Berkeley. circa 1940

item 135

Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Berkeley. circa 1950

item 136

Hillside School. 1902

Scope and Content Note

Same image as item 126, but with different cropping.
items 137-140

Private home in Berkeley. March 1913

item 141

Berkeley and the Bay from the hills. October 1899