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Guide to the Early American West Photograph Collection
circa 1861-1900
  PR 266

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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 10, 2022
Description is in English.

Container List

Series IV. 22 x 28 inches

Scope and Contents note

Series IV. 22 x 28 Inches contains albumen photographs by William Henry Jackson and Carleton Watkins from circa 1861-1896. Jackson's mammoth plate photographs are approximately 21 1/4 x 17 inches, mounted on 28 x 22 inch board. The images are all scenic views of Colorado, two showing railroad tracks cutting across the land. The titles and numbers in the folder list were transcribed directly from the prints.

Carleton Watkins photographs of Oregon and Yosemite Valley are approximately 20 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches mounted on 28 x 22 inch board. The titles given were transcribed from handwritten notes on each print.


Container 1     Title Date
Folder: 32 Colorado (flat file)
 1009. The Royal Gorge - Grand Canon of the Arkansas.
 1054. The Sangre De Cristo from Marshall Pass.
 The Upper Twin Lake. Colorado.


Container 1     Title Date
Folder: 33 California - Yosemite (flat file)
 Catherdral Rocks, Yosemite
 Grizzly Giant and Mariposa Grove.
 Yosemite Valley. [The Domes, Yosemite.]
 [Yosemite Fall.]

Folder: 34 Oregon (flat file)
 Castle Rock, Columbia River.
 Mt. Hood & the Dalles.
 Multnomah Falls, Oregon.
 Tooth Bridge, Columbia River.

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