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Overview Contains 26 black and white photographic prints taken by Ansel Easton Adams. Date of creation of photographs is unknown, although notations on back of some photographs indicate they were taken prior to 1936. Photographs include nature and landscape scenes; portraits; and city scenes of San Francisco. There are two sets of photographs showing murals by Diego Rivera and Gottardo Piazzoni. Also includes two photographs Adams took for the American Trust Company.
Identifier: MS 717
Overview Comprises correspondence, genealogies, personal papers, ephemera, business records, legal records, property records, photographs, motion picture films, and artifacts documenting the personal and professional activities of the Burr-Allyne family in San Francisco and California from 1839 to the early 2000s. Papers include significant holdings of correspondence by John Winslow Allyne, Mary Newell Burr Allyne, Lucy Helen Allyne, Edith Winslow Allyne, Ephraim Willard Burr, Edmund Coffin Burr, Anna...
Identifier: PC-CO: Box [number]
Overview Contains photographs and postcards depicting views of specific locations, structures, people, events, and general subjects relating to cities and towns in every county of California from the 1850s to the 1980s except for San Francisco, which is collected separately.
Content Description Collection comprises daguerreotypes, primarily portraits, and also views of cities, towns, and mining areas in California taken between 1839 and 1870. Most daguerreotypes are portraits of early California families and pioneers, such as Maria Paula Rosalia Vallejo Leese and John Augustus Sutter. The collection also contains a seven part, framed panoramic view of San Francicso taken in 1851 and street views of California towns such as Diamond Springs (El Dorado County), Iowa Hill (Placer County),...
Overview Collection of portraits of prominent San Franciscans taken by Arnold Genthe between 1899 and 1920; photographs of the aftermath of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire; and photographs Chinese American inhabitants of San Francisco’s Chinatown between 1895 and 1906. Collection contains film and glass negatives; original photographic prints created by Genthe and copy prints presumably made from the negatives in this collection.
Item — Box: 01
Content Description One whole-plate daguerreotype measuring 15.5 x 20.5 cm. Plate has been enclosed in a contemporary mount. Group portrait of nine miners, all men. Four men stand at back, five men sit at front. Man at front right holds a book; two men sitting at front hold mining equipment, including a shovel. Portrait was probably taken between 1849 and 1860.
Identifier: Vault 185
Identifier: Vault 184
Identifier: MSP 1441