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The Resource Edith Irvine photographs and other material

Edith Irvine photographs and other material

Label
Edith Irvine photographs and other material
Title
Edith Irvine photographs and other material
Title variation
Edith Irvine California photographs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection is comprised primarily of photographs, letters, and papers generated by or relating to early twentieth century photographer, Edith Irvine. Creation dates for items range between approximately 1850 and 1949. Subjects addressed in the collection include: Calaveras County, California, Yosemite National Park, construction of the Electra Powerhouse, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, Irvine family history, and biographical information regarding Edith Irvine. In addition, the collection contains photography equipment which belonged to Irvine
Cataloging source
UPB
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Edith Irvine photographs and other material
Link
Instantiates
Production
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 2 oversize boxes
  • (4 linear feet)
  • 8 boxes
  • (4 linear feet)
Governing access note
This collection is open to public use. However, the gelatin dry plate negatives are restricted. Proofs of the negatives and original photographs are kept in cold storage and access requires 24 hours advance notice. Permission to publish material from the Edith Irvine Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Reference Supervisor, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, and the L. Tom Perry Board of Curators
Immediate source of acquisition
James Irvine
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
The gelatin dry plate negatives are each given an identifying number and are arranged topically and then by size with the 1906 San Francisco earthquake photographs comprising 1-60; the Yosemite National Park, images 61-83; Electra Power Project images 84-162; Mokelumne Hill area, California, images 163-248; miscellaneous, images 249-253; personal and family images, 254-275. As there was no information on the negatives or in a list that accompanied the collection donation, the descriptions, titles, and dates of the photographs have been developed through the processing of the collection. The original prints and tintype are arranged by identifying number and continue the numbering from the gelatin dry place negatives, 276-292. Copy prints were made of each gelatin dry plate negative and are found in Boxes 6-7, using the same numbering as the negatives. The manuscript material is arranged at the end of collection contained in three folders, with the photocopies of the family letters arranged chronologically from the earliest, 1905 to the latest 1947.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn373863894
  • (Sirsi) a3250162
  • (UBY)a3250162
Label
Edith Irvine photographs and other material
Link
Production
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 2 oversize boxes
  • (4 linear feet)
  • 8 boxes
  • (4 linear feet)
Governing access note
This collection is open to public use. However, the gelatin dry plate negatives are restricted. Proofs of the negatives and original photographs are kept in cold storage and access requires 24 hours advance notice. Permission to publish material from the Edith Irvine Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Reference Supervisor, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, and the L. Tom Perry Board of Curators
Immediate source of acquisition
James Irvine
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
The gelatin dry plate negatives are each given an identifying number and are arranged topically and then by size with the 1906 San Francisco earthquake photographs comprising 1-60; the Yosemite National Park, images 61-83; Electra Power Project images 84-162; Mokelumne Hill area, California, images 163-248; miscellaneous, images 249-253; personal and family images, 254-275. As there was no information on the negatives or in a list that accompanied the collection donation, the descriptions, titles, and dates of the photographs have been developed through the processing of the collection. The original prints and tintype are arranged by identifying number and continue the numbering from the gelatin dry place negatives, 276-292. Copy prints were made of each gelatin dry plate negative and are found in Boxes 6-7, using the same numbering as the negatives. The manuscript material is arranged at the end of collection contained in three folders, with the photocopies of the family letters arranged chronologically from the earliest, 1905 to the latest 1947.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn373863894
  • (Sirsi) a3250162
  • (UBY)a3250162

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