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Collection Highlights

New and notable highlights from our digital collections.

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Carl Mautz Collection Of Cartes-De-Visite Photographs 145 cartes-de-visite photographs by photographers in San Francisco and northern California, ca. 1855-1895
View of the San Francisco Woolen Factory, ca. 1860-1861
Carleton Watkins Glass Stereographs of John C. Frémont’s Mariposa estate, 1860-1861 The first major series of outdoor photographs by western photographer Carleton Watkins.
Codex Reese A mid-16th-century map of Mexico City, which records the architecture and landholdings of a section of the city
Dale Creek Bridge
Construction of the Union Pacific Railroad Photographs of the Construction of the Union Pacific Railroad by Andrew J. Russell.
David Plowden Several thousand photographs depicting America's vanishing landscapes.
Detroit Photographic Company’s Views of North America, ca. 1897-1924 Over 1,000 photographic postcards taken throughout North America.
The south part of New-England, as it is planted this yeare.... William Wood, London, 1634
Early American Maps A collection of 100 maps drawn from the Beinecke's collections.
[Pueblo woman carrying basket of blue corn on her head], 1941. Mirabel, Eva (Eah Ha Wa)
Elizabeth Willis DeHuff Collection of American Indian Art 199 drawings and watercolors by Pueblo, Navajo, Apache, Cheyenne, and Kiowa artists.
Frank Richard Oastler Home Movies The Frank Richard Oastler Collection consists of photograph albums, lantern slides, movie film, and photographic negatives documenting his interest in wildlife and conservation, from 1908-1938.
Baadah Point, Neah Bay, undated
Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel Collection of Western American Art Over 100 works of art reflecting the Stenzels’ interest in visual imagery of the American Northwest of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh’s Photographs and Drawings of the Colorado River Region Approximately 900 photographic prints depicting the Colorado River region and other areas of the U.S. West, 1871-1934
Illustrations of American Indians Nearly 300 illustrations by Europeans depicting Native Americans.



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