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California Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-995-009

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of various scenes in California. There is a photograph of men harvesting grapes in Riverside California, another titled "Marriage place of Ramona at old San Diego," and one titled "Looking East from Pavillion." The photographs of San Francisco landmarks include China town, Golden Gate Bridage, Golden Gate Park, Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton and Ocean Beach. The collection also contains one panoramic photograph of Sulter Street, San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. There are photographs of exterior views of various California missions including Santa Barbara Mission, San Luis Obispo, San Diego Mission, San Luis Ray Mission, San Fernando, San Buena Ventura, and San Juan Capistrano.

Includes photographs numbered 990-011-0001-0016 and 994-009-0001.

This collection was created by consolidating four smaller collections (PICT 995-010, 999-011, 995-031) in June 2008. Materials may be added periodically.


  • 1880-1960

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of photographic material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist.


uncounted items (1 box) : uncounted photographs

Language of Materials



This collection contains photographs from various cities in California including Riverside, San Diego and San Francisco. There are also photographs of missions.

Physical Location

B2. Shelved by Pictorial Number.

Processing Information

This collection was created by consolidating four smaller collections in June 2008. Materials may be added periodically.
Finding Aid of the California Photograph Collection, 1880-1960
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Pictorial Collections Staff
© 2008
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Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131