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California and other western views from the Kurtz railroad and engineering collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC ANEG Box 1; BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC NEG. BOX 4; BANC PIC 1905.17135--ANEG box 1; BANC PIC 1905.17135--NEG box 4; ...
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Title:

California and other western views from the Kurtz railroad and engineering collection

Creator/Contributor:

Kurtz, C. M. (Charles Mears), b. 1874, creator

Abstract:

Primarily views of bridges and bridge construction and Southern Pacific Railroad construction work. Other views include building construction in San Francisco and vicinity, the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906, the Golden Gate International Exposition, street scenes, ships, highways, parades, scenic views, vineyards, California missions, etc. Locations include the San Francisco Bay Area, numerous other Northern California locales, San Diego, and a few views in Oregon, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and Yellowstone National Park.

Date:

ca. 1906-ca. 1940 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-or -- n-us-ut
Southern Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.); -- Pictorial works
Bridges -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Railroads -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Buildings -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Photographs
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Vineyards -- California -- Photographs
Roads -- California -- Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
California -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yellowstone National Park -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Most or all photos taken by Charles Mears Kurtz.
RESTRICTED GLASS NEGATIVES STORED OFF-SITE: Use only with permission of the Curator of Pictorial Collections.
Also received with the Kurtz photograph collection: C.M. Kurtz record of photograph exposures, and engineering notes, Southern Pacific Co. and Northwestern Pacific Railroad Co. (BANC MSS 72/40 c)
Bridge designer and engineering photographer for the Southern Pacific Railroad Co.
Finding aid available.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
photoprint
ca. 3,300 items : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
ca. 230 items : glass and film, negative and positive ; 8 x 10 in. and 5 x 7 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC ANEG Box 1
BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC NEG. BOX 4
BANC PIC 1905.17135--ANEG box 1
BANC PIC 1905.17135--NEG box 4
BANC PIC 1905.17135:1-201--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:202-455--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:156-721--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:722-883--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:554-1044--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:1045-1204--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:1208-1364--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:1365-1610--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:1611-1844--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:1845-1994--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:1995-2294--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:2295-2513--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:2514-2725--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:2725-2942--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:2943-3165--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135:3166-3312--PIC PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC NEG. BOX 1
BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC NEG. BOX 2
BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC NEG. BOX 3
BANC PIC 1905.17135
BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC
BANC PIC 1905.17135--PIC

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED GLASS NEGATIVES STORED OFF-SITE: Use only with permission of the Curator of Pictorial Collections.

Related Item:

C.M. Kurtz record of photograph exposures, and engineering notes : Kurtz, C. M. (Charles Mears), : b. 1874