Carleton E. Watkins stereographs
Scope and Contents
Collection includes two stereographs, one of Alcatraz Island in California the the other of Witch Rocks in Utah.
- approximately 1850-1909
- Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916 (photographer, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Carleton E. Watkins stereographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Watkins was one of California's foremost photographers. He is best known for his photographs of Yosemite and his use of a large camera to produce large images. He also photographed along the entire West Coast of the United States.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Watkins family.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
- Register of Carleton E. Watkins stereographs
- Rose Frank
- 2011 December 13
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.