19th century western stereo-views collection, 1865-1899 (bulk 1865-1885)


19th century western stereo-views collection, 1865-1899 (bulk 1865-1885)

Ninety-four stereo-view photograph cards that were taken of sights along the Union Pacific or Central Pacific Railroads in Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, and California, as well as a few general views in Utah (especially Salt Lake City), Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, and Arizona; some were taken during United States Geological Surveys. Many photographers' works are represented in this collection including: Andrew Joseph (A.J.) Russell, William Henry Jackson, Charles William (C.W.) Carter, Carleton Watkins, John K. (Jack) Hillers, and Eadweard Muybridge.

0.5 linear ft. (1 box)

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Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942

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Renowned photographer of Western landscapes, employed by the United States Geological Survey and commercial enterprises to document wilderness areas and Native American cultures. From the description of Colorado Views [picture], ca. 1870-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 46460710 Official photographer for the U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories conducted by Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden. From the description of Papers, 1851-1878. (Duke University Library). ...

Russell, Andrew J.

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First official Union photographer, noted for recording engineering progects; later worked for the Union Pacific Railroad and photographed the historic meeting at Promontory Point. From the description of Civil War photographs of bridge construction in Alexandria, Va. [graphic], circa 1861-1863. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 435542248 Andrew J. Russell was a staff or stringer photographer for the United States Information Agency. From the descripti...

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

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Watkins was a pioneer California photographer, most well known for his large-format photographs. From the description of Views of Thurlow Lodge by Carleton Watkins: photograph album, circa 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510599 An American landscape photographer, Carleton E. Watkins was noted for his views of the Pacific Northwest and Yosemite. From the description of Carleton E. Watkins Collection. [1879]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); ...

Carter, C. W.

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Epithet: Headmaster of Cothill House School Abingdon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x0001fa Charles William Carter (1832-1918) was a Mormon photographer in Salt Lake City, Utah. From the description of C.W. Carter papers, circa 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367388238 From the guide to the C.W. Carter papers, circa 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Charles Wil...

Central Pacific Railroad Company

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Signed by Leland Stanford, President of the C.P.R.R. Co. and E.H. Miller, Jr., Secretary of the C.P.R.R. Co. From the description of Land sale document to Samuel Manning, 1870 Aug. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864271 California Central Railroad Company (CPRR); inc. 21 Apr. 1857; located at Folsom, Sacramento County; sold to Central Pacific Railroad, Nov. 10, 1864; in 1885 the Central Pacific Railroad was leased by the Southern Pacific Company (reorganized 1899 as Ce...

Geological survey (U.S.)

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E.W. Glafcke was in charge of a crew during the United States Geological Survey's spirit leveling activities in Wyoming and Utah from 1896 to 1912. From the guide to the United States Geologic Survey photograph collection, 1892-1912, 1898-1902, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) First organized as a branch in 1889, the Topographic Division was established in 1947. From the description of Records of the Topographic Division. (Unknown). World...

Union Pacific railroad company

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Served Oklahoma and other Western states. From the description of Union Pacific collection, 1930-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70972329 The story of the Union Pacific Railroad's involvement with oil and the Tidelands goes back to at least 1911 when the State of California granted the City of Long Beach its tidelands properties for development of commerce, navigation, fisheries, and recreation under a public trust doctine, meaning any development and revenues from such...

Hillers, John K., 1843-1925

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Important early photographer for the Powell Survey, the Bureau of Ethnology, and the Geological Survey. From the description of Papers, 1870-1889. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 43738678 The Cline Endowment Collection consists of photographs purchased through an endowment established by Platt and Barbara Cline, for whom the Cline Library is named. The images were selected on the basis of their relevance to the Department's collecting focus: the Colorado Plate...

Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904

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The California Street Cable Railroad began operation in April, 1878. From the description of [California Street Cable Railroad Co. [graphic] : power house at California and Larkin streets]. [ca. 1878] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48150769 American photographer known especially for his landscape views of the western United States, South and Central America, and for his photographic studies of animals in motion, Muybridge worked closely with Senato...