California State Earthquake Investigation Commission photographs from the Andrew C. Lawson collection, 1900-1910, bulk 1906

ArchivalResource

California State Earthquake Investigation Commission photographs from the Andrew C. Lawson collection, 1900-1910, bulk 1906

California State Earthquake Investigation Commission photographs from the Andrew C. Lawson collection, 1900-1910, bulk 1906

Photographs taken or collected by the California State Earthquake Investigation Commission to document the effects of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 on the landscape and on buildings, roads and other structures. Locations range from Humboldt County in the north to San Bernardino and San Diego counties in the south.

60 boxes (ca. 645 negatives) and ca. 105 photographic prints; 698 digital objects

eng,

Related Entities

There are 17 Entities related to this resource.

Agnews State Hospital (San Jose, Calif.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63z3g44 (corporateBody)

Wood, Harry O. (Harry Oscar), 1879-1958

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bg2qm8 (person)

Seismologist. California Institute of Technology. From the description of Papers, 1911-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82862674 ...

Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66h4k9f (person)

William Morris Davis (1850-1934) was an American geographer, geologist, geomorphologist, and meteorologist, often called the "father of American geography." Grove Karl Gilbert, also known as G.K. Gilbert, was an American geologist. In 1871 he joined George M. Wheeler's geographical survey as its first geologist. He then joined the Powell Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region in 1874, becoming Powell's primary assistant, and stayed with the survey until 1879. From the description of Let...

Dudley, Tim

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68j0thg (person)

Matthes, Fran├žois, 1874-1948

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69k537r (person)

Topographer, geologist, geomorphologist. Matthes, a native of Holland, came to the U.S. at age 17, graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1895, became a U.S. citizen in 1896, and in that year joined the Topographic Branch of the U.S. Geological Survey. He gained a national reputation as a topographer through his work in Wyoming, Glacier National Park, the Grand Canyon (Ariz.), and Yosemite National Park (Calif.). In 1913 he became a geologist and geomorphologist with the U.S. Ge...

Holway, Ruliff S. (Ruliff Stephen), 1857-1927.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67d3pz3 (person)

Fairbanks, Harold W. (Harold Wellman), 1860-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hh7dxc (person)

Fairbanks was born on Aug. 29, 1860 in Conewango, NY; BS, Univ. of Michigan, 1890; Ph. D, UC Berkeley, 1896; became an expert on the geology and geography of the Pacific Coast, and author of over 40 articles; published works include Stories of our mother Earth (1899), Home geography (1902), Physiography of California (1903), and Stories of rocks and minerals (1903). From the description of Papers, 1894-1933. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40858599 ...

Crosby, G. S. (George S.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68q877m (person)

Stanford university

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60w243j (corporateBody)

Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

Eakle, Arthur S. (Arthur Starr), 1862-1931

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zg7nhk (person)

Lawson, Andrew C. (Andrew Cowper), 1861-1952

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zk6bb8 (person)

Biographical Information Andrew Cowper Lawson, geologist and professor, was born in Anstruther, Scotland, July 25, 1861, moving to Hamilton, Ontario when he was five. Graduating from the University of Toronto in 1883, he worked with the Canadian Geological Survey and continued his education, receiving a Masters in 1885. In 1888 he received a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He continued work with the Canadian Geological Survey...

California. State Earthquake Investigation Commission

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c29s19 (corporateBody)

LeConte, Joseph N. (Joseph Nisbet), 1870-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mc93fp (person)

San Francisco City Hall

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sj9psg (corporateBody)

Moran, ...

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mf16wd (person)

Call Building (San Francisco, Calif.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bd6385 (corporateBody)

Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fn16vg (person)

John Casper Branner (1850-1922) was a geologist was born on July 4, 1850, in New Market, Tennessee. He enrolled at Maryville College, but after two years he transferred to Cornell. He developed an interest in Brazil and he accompanied his professor, Charles F. Hartt, there in 1874, staying until 1883. He studied the country's geology, and also searched for vegetable fibers that could be used to make incandescent light. At the same time, he studied insects that affected cotton plants, under the c...