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[Charles M. Weber photograph and postcard albums].
BANC PIC 2012-2015--NNEG misc. box 10 (NNEG 4x5); BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 1; BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 2; BANC PIC 2017.019--ALB vol. 3; ...
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Title:

[Charles M. Weber photograph and postcard albums]

Creator/Contributor:

Weber, Charles Martin, 1893-1987, creator, creator.

Abstract:

A variety of albums compiled during the youth and early adulthood of Charles M. Weber. Volume 1: postcards sent to Weber from 1905-1907 while he attended St. Joseph's Academy in Berkeley. Volume 2: snapshots taken shortly before and after First World War, 1913-1914 and 1918-1919, depicting many of Weber's activities and associates, including family members, family residences, scenes of Cornell University and Ithaca, N.Y.; the Sierra Nevada; a richly-annotated cross-country automobile trip; aviators, including Weber, and aerial views of various unidentified locations; and miscellaneous scenes of San Francisco and other Bay Area locations. Volume 3: snapshot album inscribed to Weber's aunt Julia Helen Weber, documenting Charles's 1919 summer trip through California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. Volume 4: snapshot album documenting a July 1922 trip to Hetch Hetchy Valley and Yosemite Valley, including many views of the mountain wilderness and scenes of Hetch Hetchy reservoir and O'Shaughnessy Dam. Volumes 5-8: snapshots, postcards and ephemera pertaining to Weber's Grand Tour-style trip of Europe taken in 1923, depicting numerous locations in England, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands. PIC box 1 contains material found laid into the various volumes, a set of commercial photographic views of California redwoods, and miscellaneous photographs. Nitrate negatives depict snapshot scenes of Yosemite Valley. Glass negatives depict camping scenes at an unidentified location.

Date:

1905 (issued)

Subject:

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Weber, Charles Martin -- 1893-1987 -- Archives
Weber, Charles Martin -- 1893-1987 -- Pictorial works
Webber family -- Pictorial works
Automobile travel -- United States -- Photographs
Aeronautics -- United States -- Photographs
Air pilots -- United States -- Photographs
California -- Photographs
United States -- Photographs
Europe -- Description and travel
Europe -- Photographs
Europe -- Pictorial works
Hetch Hetchy Valley (Calif.) -- Photographs
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected and compiled by Charles M. Weber.
Also includes 6 nitrate negatives (NNEG) and 1 box of 5 glass plate negatives (NEG(gl)).
Most albums contain descriptive captioning throughout.
COLLECTION STORED,IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
NITRATE NEGATIVES: CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.
Charles M. Weber photograph and postcard albums, BANC PIC 2017.019, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Charles M. Weber IV ; 2015.
File of correspondence and other papers pertaining to the estate of Julia Helen Weber transferred to the Manuscript Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Charles Maria Weber III (1893-1987, also known as Charles Martin Weber) was a civil engineer and represented San Joaquin County in the California state assembly (1927-1943); brother of Helen Weber Kennedy (1889-1983), son of Charles Maria Weber (1851-1912), nephew of Julia Helen Weber (1853-1935), grandson of California pioneer and Stockton founder Charles David Maria Weber (1814-1881).

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Postcards.
Ephemera-Europe-20th century.
Aerial photographs.

Physical Description:

photoprint
print
approximately 2,800 photographs and 1,365 postcards in 8 volumes and 1 box : chiefly gelatin silver prints and color lithographs ; albums 39 x 25 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online
BANC PIC 2012-2015--NNEG misc. box 10 (NNEG 4x5)
BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 1
BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 2
BANC PIC 2017.019--ALB vol. 3
BANC PIC 2017.019--ALB vol. 4
BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 5
BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 6
BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 7
BANC PIC 2017.019--fALB vol. 8
BANC PIC 2017.019--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2017.019--NEG(gl) box 1
BANC PIC 2017.019
BANC PIC 2017.019

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED,IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
NITRATE NEGATIVES: CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.

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