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San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Ansel Adams photograph collection

Identifier: PC-RM-Adams
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.

Burr-Allyne family papers and photographs

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...

California lettersheet collection

Identifier: Kemble Spec Col 09
Overview Consists of California lettersheets, mostly pictorial, created approximately between the years 1850 and 1870, with the bulk dating from the 1850s. Pictorial lettersheets are illustrated with lithographs or wood engravings depicting California and Western themes. Intended to be used as stationery during and after the California Gold Rush, these lettersheets served as a kind of reportage, depicting important events and popular stories of the day. Common illustrated topics and scenes include:...

California stereoviews,

Identifier: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06

James B. Case slides of highway construction in California

 Collection — Box P007
Identifier: PC -039
Overview Collection comprises 102 35 mm color Kodachrome transparency slides documenting construction of highways in Los Angeles, Orick, and San Francisco, California; training at Fort Ord army base; and a Case family vacation and recreation in Orick, California taken by James B. Case between 1949 and 1953. Case worked for the California Department of Transportation when taking many of these photographs.

Alfred A. Hart Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad

 Collection — Box 01
Identifier: PC-RM-Hart
Overview Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad taken by Alfred A. Hart depicting the construction and surrounding landscape of the Central Pacific Railroad in northern California and Nevada between 1862-1869.

Kilburn Brothers, 1865-1877

 Series — Box 2
Scope and Contents This stereograph collection is comprised of 513 stereographs that date from approximately 1846-1940. There are stereoviews from 24 different publishers and photographers, made up of donations from a many different donors, many unknown. Additionally, there are 21 images with no identifying information at the end of the finding aid. Stereograph publishers often bought other photographers’ negatives, and there was much sharing and republishing of the work of certain photographers, sometimes making...

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...

Nina A. Page Panoramic Photographs of Los Angeles and San Francisco

 Collection — Box P008
Identifier: PC-035
Content Description Nineteen panoramic photographs, taken by Nina A. Page in 1902, using a Kodak Panoram No. 4 camera. Six photographs depict Bonnie Brae Street, Los Angeles; the rest depict Mount Lowe Observatory, Los Angeles; Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles; Santa Monica; the Pasadena ostrich farm; Terminal Island; Seal Rocks, San Francisco; and San Francisco street scenes.