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Robert Gordon Sproul family photographs [graphic]
BANC PIC 1983.085--PIC; BANC PIC 1983.085--PIC --fALB; BANC PIC 1983.085--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Robert Gordon Sproul family photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975, creator

Abstract:

Albums show launchings of the U.S. William W. Campbell, October 29, 1943 (Permanente Metals Corp.) and of the S.S. Benjamin Ide Wheeler, November 27, 1942 (California Shipbuildings Corp.). These show shipyards, launching ceremonies, and related social events. Loose photographs include many taken at Bohemian Grove and at Family Camp. Farnham Griffiths, G.P. Hammond, H. Yerington, Francis Farquhar, R.G. Sproul Sr., John Piggot, Allen Sproul, Karl Compton, and various other Sproul family members appear in some. Students at White's Berkeley Preparatory School on Dwight Way are also pictured. Some photos show social events at the Bohemian Club. One photograph shows a 1952 reception at the Bancroft Library for the Yerington papers. Two photographs show Portia and Samuel Hume on their wedding day and their 35th anniversary (Sproul family members present).

Date:

ca. 1905-ca. 1963 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Sproule family -- Pictorial works
Sproul, Robert Gordon -- 1891-1975 -- Pictorial works
Hume, Samuel J. (Samuel James) -- 1885-1962 -- Portraits
Hume, Portia Bell -- Portraits
Bancroft Library -- Pictorial works
Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Shipyards -- California -- Photographs
Bohemian Grove (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Some photographed by Moulin Studios.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
31 photographic prints and 2 albums (44 photographic prints and ephemera) : some color ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1983.085--PIC
BANC PIC 1983.085--PIC --fALB
BANC PIC 1983.085--PIC

Origin:

California