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Guide to the MAH Stereograph Collection

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This collection was assembled by an unknown person. It was donated to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History on an unknown date.


Number of Containers: Eight (8) Boxes
Linear Feet: 2.5 Linear Feet


Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Archives
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


This collection consists of stereographs from various publishers such as George E. Stone Laboratories, Underwood and Underwood Publishers, Littleton View Co. Publishers, Wagstaff, J.F. Jarvis Publishers, and others. The collection also contains one stereograph by B.W Kilburn, two by the Kilburn Brothers, and three by photographers amateur and professional, local to Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley. There are also eight (8) stereographs of unknown publication which feature primarily scenes of people in nature, as well as images of transportation such as ships and trains. The collection is divided into six (6) Series. These Series are as follows: Series I. Stereographs of George E. Stone, c.1927, Series II. Underwood and Underwood Publishers, Series III. Wagstaff, Series IV. Images of People and Places, Series V. Unknown Publishers and Local Photographers, and Series VI. J.F. Jarvis.


The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Preferred Citation

The Santa Cruz MAH Stereograph Collection, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the head of Archives at MAH.  Researchers may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use material not produced by museum personnel.

Process By

Renata McRee

Date Completed