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Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, concerning dowry clause executed in the articles of marriage between the Count of Aranda and his deceased wife, the Countess Luisa Manrique y Padilla. April 14, 1647

Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, ...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Jeu des habitans de Californie

Jeu des habitans de Californie

Native women watching men play game, possibly related to gambling, at a mission near San Francisco, California.

Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.

Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego...

Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the Uni... more

Iron Store-House for California - sent to San Francisco

Iron Store-House for California - sent to San Francisco

Built by John Walker, son of Richard Walker, orig. mfr. and patentee; of corrugated iron. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1849, July 14, p. 20. This record contains unverified, old data from caption car... more

Sunday morning ; Log cabin / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

Sunday morning ; Log cabin / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San...

Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners in camp eating and reading; and (bottom) miners standing in front of log cabin; with attached blank leaf.

Defense of the California Bank

Defense of the California Bank

A mildly jingoistic satire voicing American suspicions of foreign designs on California after the discovery of gold there in 1848. The bay and coastline of San Francisco are shown, menaced by foreign invaders ... more

[View near San Francisco, Upper California]

[View near San Francisco, Upper California]

Two Spanish cowboys roping a bull. Wood engraving in Illustrated London News, 1949 January 13. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, ...

Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners working next to flume; and (bottom) miners working next to river with water wheel leading to sluice; with attached blank leaf.

Official map of San Francisco compiled from the field notes of the official re-survey made by Wm. M. Eddy. surveyor of the town of San Francisco

Official map of San Francisco compiled from the field notes of the off...

Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil corrections. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Cadastral map. "Presented to the Senators and Representatives from California by Wm. M. Eddy, city surveyor, ... more

A prospecting party / Lith. & Pubd. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

A prospecting party / Lith. & Pubd. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Pictorial lettersheet shows progression of optimistic to disappointed prospectors.

View of the procession in celebration of the admission of California, Oct. 19th, 1850. Crossing the Plaza of San Francisco. / Lith. of Zakreski & Hartman. On stone by Coquardon. J. Prednergast, del.
View of San Francisco, 1850. Taken from a high point on the south side

View of San Francisco, 1850. Taken from a high point on the south side

195 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Kuchel.

Life in the gold mines, California ; / Lithographed from a photograph by Fishbourne & Gow, San Francisco.

Life in the gold mines, California ; / Lithographed from a photograph ...

Pictorial lettersheet shows operations at a mining camp.

Mission Dolores / Lith. & publ. by Quirot & Co., corner California and Montgomery Sts., S. Francisco.

Mission Dolores / Lith. & publ. by Quirot & Co., corner California and...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of mission; with attached blank leaf.

City hall, San-Francisco, Cal. / Lith. & publ. by Quirot & Co., corner California and Montgomery Sts., S. Francisco.

City hall, San-Francisco, Cal. / Lith. & publ. by Quirot & Co., corner...

Pictorial lettersheet shows early San Francisco city hall, formerly Jenny Lind Theatre, between El Dorado Hotel and The Union; with attached blank leaf.

General chart embracing surveys of the Farallones entrance to the Bay of San Francisco, Bays of San Francisco and San Pablo, Straits of Carquines and Suisun Bay, and the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers to the cities of Sacramento and San Joaquin, California

General chart embracing surveys of the Farallones entrance to the Bay ...

Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Shows drainage, distancees, etc. "Constructed, projected and drawn by Fred D. Stuart, hydrographer, late of the U.S. Ex. Ex. ; assisted by ... more

Post office, San Francisco, California / H.F. Cox del. ; lith. of Wm. Endicott & Co., N. York.

Post office, San Francisco, California / H.F. Cox del. ; lith. of Wm. ...

Print shows long lines at each of four entrances to the post office at Pike and Clay streets in San Francisco, California; a comment on postal service, impatience, and human nature.

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco /

A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Lo...

"The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."

San Francisco, upper California / Lith., Britton & Rey.

San Francisco, upper California / Lith., Britton & Rey.

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of city and harbor.

James Stuart hung by the vigilance committee on Market St. wharf on the 11th of July 1851 ; Immense multitude present - 500 of the vigilance committee on duty at the execution / / Publ. & lith. by Justh Quirot & Co., Calif. corn. Montg. Sts. S.F.

James Stuart hung by the vigilance committee on Market St. wharf on th...

Pictorial lettersheet shows man hanging from scaffolding surrounded by spectators; with attached blank leaf.

Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Francisco, & San Jose, as located by Wm. J. Lewis, Chief Engineer, in Sept. Oct. & Nov. 1851.

Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Francisco, & S...

Map of the coast between San Francisco and San Jose showing roads, property owners, streams, and relief by hachures.

Sacramento ; First frame house erected Jany. 1st, 1849, by S. Brannan ; Present population estimated at 20,000, June 17, 1852 / / J. Britton del ; Lith. & published by Cooke & LeCount, San Francisco.

Sacramento ; First frame house erected Jany. 1st, 1849, by S. Brannan ...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of city with people and animals in the streets.

Stockton ; June 1st, 1852 / / Lith. & publd. by Britton & Rey, corn. Montgry. & Cala. Sts., San Francisco.

Stockton ; June 1st, 1852 / / Lith. & publd. by Britton & Rey, corn. M...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of gold mining town and waterway.

Map of San Francisco...for Banker's City Directory
Sonora Jany. 1853 / / George H. Goddard, del. ; Lith. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Sonora Jany. 1853 / / George H. Goddard, del. ; Lith. by Britton & Rey...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of gold mining town; with attached blank leaf.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853 ; Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, Feby. 16th, 1853. 150 lives lost ; Collapse of flue on board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th, 1853, 50 lives lost ; Wreck of propellor steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef, April 9th, 1853 / / Lith. & pubh. by Britton & Rey, cr. California & Montgomery St., San Francisco.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, Marc...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of shipwrecks on one page plus two vignettes of (top) a shepherdess and a bear and (center) Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River, March 21th, 1853; with attached b... more

Springfield, Tuolumne County / G. H. Goddard, del., lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Springfield, Tuolumne County / G. H. Goddard, del., lith. Britton & Re...

Pictorial lettersheet shows town square and scattered dwellings in California Gold Rush town.

Sonora from the north / G. H. Goddard, del. Lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Sonora from the north / G. H. Goddard, del. Lith. Britton & Rey, San F...

Pictorial lettersheet shows business district, houses, barns, and church in California Gold Rush town.

[Outline map of the United States showing proposed railroad routes to the Pacific].

[Outline map of the United States showing proposed railroad routes to ...

For a similar map see Carl I. Wheat's Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 3 (San Francisco, Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-63.) p. 193.

Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacramento, Septr., 1854; T.D. Judah, Chief Engineer.

Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacrament...

Sketch map of the first railroad in California, with projected extensions to San Francisco, Sonora, and Tehama, made by the engineer who built the Sacramento Valley Railroad.

General map of a survey in California : in connection with examinations for railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean /

General map of a survey in California : in connection with examination...

Map shows "practicable railway routes" between Ft. Yuma on the Colorado River and the San Francisco Bay region.

The May Festival of the Turnverein Association, San Francisco

The May Festival of the Turnverein Association, San Francisco

Pictorial lettersheet shows gymnasts performing for spectators.

James King of Wm / Chas. Fenderich, del., 1856.

James King of Wm / Chas. Fenderich, del., 1856.

Prints shows a half-length portrait of San Francisco newspaper publisher, King James (of William).

Nicaragua - fillibusters [sic] reposing after the battle in their quarters at the convent

Nicaragua - fillibusters [sic] reposing after the battle in their quar...

General William Walker's men reposing in convent of San Francisco, during entrance into Granada, in 1855.

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Washington Streets, San Francisco, California / / Richardson=Cox, sc.  Execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora in front of the vigilance committee rooms, San Francisco, California

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Wash...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 July 19, p. 88.

Glass steam engine

Glass steam engine

No. 7. Title from Library Staff.

Chinese Market, Sacramento Street, San Francisco

Chinese Market, Sacramento Street, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 393. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Chinatown. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Residence of R.B. Woodward, San Francisco

Residence of R.B. Woodward, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 421. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Private Residences. This record contains unverified ol... more

Pier No. 11. The Mendocino Lumber Yard, San Francisco

Pier No. 11. The Mendocino Lumber Yard, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 306. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Waterfront. This record contains unverified old data f... more

St. Mary's Hospital, South Beach - San Francisco

St. Mary's Hospital, South Beach - San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 383. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Public Buildings (Schools, Hospitals, etc). This recor... more

Thomas Starr King's Tomb, Geary Street, San Francisco

Thomas Starr King's Tomb, Geary Street, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 458. LOT subdivision subject: Starr King's Tomb. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

East side of Montgomery St., from Sacramento to California, San Francisco
[Cover of Gems of California scenery : Catalogue of views photographed and published by Lawrence & Houseworth, opticians]

[Cover of Gems of California scenery : Catalogue of views photographed...

Printed cover from 3rd edition of the Lawrence & Houseworth catalog of views of California scenery; showing a woman looking at stereo views through a stereoscope.