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Drawings, including views from the U.S. Coast Survey expedition to Alaska [graphic].
BANC PIC 1946.004 --AX; BANC PIC 1946.004 --D; BANC PIC 1946.004 --E; BANC PIC 1946.004 --F; ...
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Title:

Drawings, including views from the U.S. Coast Survey expedition to Alaska

Creator/Contributor:

Davidson, George, 1825-1911, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Whymper, Frederick.

Creator/Contributor:

Hamel, W.

Abstract:

organized in folders titled as followes: "California" [drawings of coastline], "Alaska" [sketches and photos of sketches by F. Whymper 1865-67], "Astronomical", "Alaska" [sketches by W.Hamel, 1867, and others], "Montecito, Mount Diablo" [sketches of scenery, etc.], "Sketches, foreign travel" [from 1875, boats, coastlines, antiquities], "Sketches of headlines [headlands?], mountain ranges, etc." [accompanied by photographic prints], "Early sketches, back to 1833", "Governor's Residence" [sketch of Sitka, Alaska, dated July, 1867, attributed to W. Hamel] "Transit of Venus station, 1882". Views include towns in Alaska (Sitka, Kodiak, Nulato(Yukon), Indian villages), and the Davidson glacier. Many sketches of the approach to the San Francisco Bay. Some done for Davidson's "Coast Pilot".
primarily coast pilot drawings of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate, Alaska, and a few of the north east coast of North America.

Date:

ca. 1833-ca. 1889 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ak -- u-us-ca
United States Coast Survey.
Pilot guides -- Pacific Coast (North America)
Pilot guides -- Alaska -- Pictorial works
Pilot guides -- California -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Pictorial works
Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc
Alaska -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Most drawn by George Davidson. Some drawn by F. Whymper and W. Hamel. Collected by George Davidson.
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Alaska drawings by F. Whymper (--A Box 1 and --B folder) : ORIGINALS RESTRICTED. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Shelved as BANC PIC 1905.17141:87-103--PIC : Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Temporary list of contents available.
Transferred from the George Davidson papers (BANC MSS C-B 490)

Type:

graphic
Drawings.

Physical Description:

graphic
picture
ca. 284 items (mainly drawings) : b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1946.004 --AX
BANC PIC 1946.004 --D
BANC PIC 1946.004 --E
BANC PIC 1946.004 --F
BANC PIC 1905.17141:87-103--PIC
BANC PIC 1946.004--A Box 1
BANC PIC 1946.004--A Box 2
BANC PIC 1946.004
BANC PIC 1946.004--A

Origin:

Alaska

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Alaska drawings by F. Whymper (--A Box 1 and --B folder) : ORIGINALS RESTRICTED. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Shelved as BANC PIC 1905.17141:87-103--PIC : Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

George Davidson papers : Davidson, George, : 1825-1911
Pacific Coast: coast pilot of Alaska : Davidson, George, : 1825-1911
Pacific Coast: coast pilot of California, Oregon, and Washington : Davidson, George, : 1825-1911