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Bell, Harmon. Photographs from the Harmon Bell papers [graphic].
BANC PIC 1993.051--AX; BANC PIC 1993.051--B; BANC PIC 1993.051--D; BANC PIC 1993.051--PIC; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs from the Harmon Bell papers

Creator/Contributor:

Bell, Harmon., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Bisbee, (Mary L.), Miss

Creator/Contributor:

Wilcox Photo Co

Creator/Contributor:

Bisbee & Haskins

Abstract:

Contains several studio portraits of University of California, Berkeley students, including football players in uniform; photographic prints of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (with 2 snapshots of rubble during its destruction), an unidentified automobile race (ca. 1920?), large format photographs of billboards along California highways, and other miscellaneous subjects. Also includes many postcards depicting the P.P.I.E., Panama-California International Exposition (San Diego, 1916), other California locations, and the royal family of Belgium.

Date:

ca. 1875-ca. 1940, bulk 1895-1920 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Bell, Harmon -- Portraits
University of California, Berkeley -- Football -- Pictorial works
University of California, Berkeley -- Students -- Photographs
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.); -- Pictorial works
Panama-California International Exposition (1916 : San Diego, Calif.); -- Pictorial works
Football players -- California -- Portraits
Automobile racing -- California -- Photographs
Families of royal descent -- Belgium -- Photographs
Billboards -- California -- Photographs
Roads -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Items collected by Harmon Bell.
Title and date supplied by cataloger.
Includes studio photographs by Wilcox Photo Co., Miss Bisbee, and Bisbee & Haskins, all of Berkeley, Calif.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Harmon Bell was born in Oakland, California on march 23, 1855. He became an attorney specializing in railroad and real estate law. He was the founding president of the Oakland Commercial Club and served as the head of the federal food program in Oakland during World War I. Bell died in Piedmont, California on April 12, 1929.
Transferred from the Harmon Bell papers (BANC MSS C-B 897).

Type:

graphic
Postcards.

Physical Description:

graphic
photomechanical print
photoprint
1 box (ca. 45 photographic prints and ca. 55 postcards), 7 oversize folders (28 photographic prints) ; chiefly b&w : various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1993.051--AX
BANC PIC 1993.051--B
BANC PIC 1993.051--D
BANC PIC 1993.051--PIC
BANC PIC 1993.051--PIC

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Harmon Bell papers : Bell, Harmon