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Clements family. Photographs from the Clement family documents relating to San Francisco cable cars [graphic].
BANC PIC 2003.253--AX; BANC PIC 2003.253--ffALB; BANC PIC 2003.253--PIC ; BANC PIC 2003.253
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Title:

Photographs from the Clement family documents relating to San Francisco cable cars

Creator/Contributor:

Clements family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Flaglor, A. P. (Amasa Plummer)

Abstract:

Includes photographic portraits taken in 1887 of students and faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, believed to be teachers and classmates of Russell Montague Clement; views of various cable cars, power houses and other railway subjects in San Francisco, Oakland and elsewhere (including fragments of a photograph of a roundhouse mechanism, shelved in box in ffALB); a tintype portrait of a couple who may be Lewis Meltzer Clement and his wife; views of Boston in the 1880s; view of a road in Riverside, Calif.; and other subjects.

Date:

ca. 1880-ca. 1910 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-ma
Clement, L. M -- Portraits
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty -- Portraits
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Students -- Portraits
Cable cars (Streetcars) -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Railroads -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Railroads -- Photographs

Note:

Numerous photographers, including Amasa P. Flaglor (San Francisco) as well as many Boston-area portrait photographers of the 1880s.
Title and date devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Purchase; from Serendipity ; 2002.
Russell Montague Clement, son of L.M. Clement was an engineer for the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., the Pacific Improvement Co. and the City Engineer for Oakland, Calif.
Lewis Metzler Clement was a railroad engineer for the Central Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad. Projects included working on a pass through the Sierra Nevada Mountains and cable car lines for the Market Street Cable Railway Co.
Transferred from the Clement family documents relating to San Francisco cable cars (BANC MSS 2002/264).

Type:

graphic
Portraits-Massachusetts-Boston.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
2 boxes and 1 oversize folders (ca. 100 photographic prints) : 35 x 28 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2003.253--AX
BANC PIC 2003.253--ffALB
BANC PIC 2003.253--PIC
BANC PIC 2003.253

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Clement family documents relating to San Francisco cable cars : Clements family.