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Lawrence and Houseworth photograph collection

 Collection — Box: P011
Identifier: PC-RM-Lawrence-Houseworth
Overview Lawrence and Houseworth were one of the main publishers of stereoviews on the West coast around the 1860s. They sold views primarily of California and Nevada, and the majority of their photographs are of nature scenes, and the wonders of California's redwoods, geysers, lakes and mountains. The collection contains commercial formats - stereographs and cartes de visites. They were taken by photographer Charles Leander Weed and published by Lawrence and Houseworth, who did a brisk business selling...

Photographic portraits of Modoc Indians of the Modoc War

 Collection — Box: P002
Identifier: PC -006
Content Description Contains 15 black and white cartes de visite picturing Modoc Indians who took part in the Modoc War of 1872-1873. Portraits taken by Louis Herman Heller after their capture by Captain C.B. Throckmorton. Includes portraits of Captain Jack and his family, Schonchin, Steamboat Frank, Hook Jim, Donald McKay (posed with Captain Jack's capturers), Shacknasty Jim, Scar-Faced Charley, Black Jim, Bogus Charley, Ike, Boston Charley, and Curly-Headed Doctor. Includes a group portrait with a Caucasian man...

Portraits from the Reginaldo F. del Valle papers

 Collection — Box: 01
Identifier: MSP -2230
Content Description Contains 49 photographic prints, including tintypes, cartes de visite photographs, and cabinet cards, taken of the del Valle family and associates between 1880 and 1915. Includes photographs of Reginaldo del Valle with his wife, Helen, and daughter, Lucretia and images of Reginaldo del Valle with business associates and at his desk in the offices of Del Valle, Finlayson and Metclaf. Includes three group portraits of the del Valle family and associates taken on the del Valle family ranch, Rancho...

Carleton E. Watkins photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: PC-RM-Watkins
Overview Carleton E. Watkins was a 19th century photographer based in San Francisco who made his name documenting the rapid growth of the American West, and whose name is frequently associated with the birth of the photographic medium – particularly with early landscape photography. This collection contains albumen prints taken throughout his career, between the years of 1856 and 1885. The bulk of photographs taken depict the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove, and were taken at various points between...

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Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938 1
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