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William E. Colby Memorial Library

Historical Photo Collections: Joseph N. LeConte Collection

The thumbnails on this page are selections from the Colby Library historic photo collections and are protected by copyright laws. Please contact the Colby Library (415-977-5506) for inquiries on their use.

Group on University Peak
Group on University Peak (Mt. Whitney). From left to right is Helen Gompertz, the photographer's future wife, Anita Gompertz, Caroline LeConte (the photographer's sister), 1896. (LeConte #384, Cent. #3)

Mr. Gould on summit of Mt. Gould
Mr. Gould on summit of Mt. Gould. Kings River, 1896. (LeConte #391)

Old record on Mt. Brewer
Old record on Mt. Brewer (LeConte #402)

Overhanging Rock from Glacier Point
Overhanging Rock from Glacier Point. (LeConte #436, Cent. #6)

Valley View--Yosemite
Valley View (Yosemite) with Helen and Anita Gompertz in the foreground. June 15, 1897. (LeConte #603, Cent. #2)

The Sentinel Rock
The Sentinel Rock. (LeConte #610)

4th of July line-up
4th of July line-up. Front view. (LeConte #1118)

Floradora dance, standing
Floradora dance, standing (LeConte #1122)

Roosevelt Party at Mariposa Grove
Roosevelt Party at Mariposa Grove. Left to right: 2 secret service men, Secretary of the Navy Moody, Governor Pardee, President Roosevelt, Dr. Rixey, John Muir, Nicholas Murray Butler, Secretary Loeb, Benjamin Ide Wheeler. (LeConte #1220, Cent. #12)

Hungry Sierrans
Hungry Sierrans (LeConte #1252)

Eating 4th of July dinner
Eating 4th of July dinner, General view from above (LeConte #1260)

Group (first party) on summit of Williamson.
Group (first party) on summit of Williamson. Sierra Nevada, 1903.  (LeConte #1295)

Approach of line to Camp Muir
Approach of line to Camp Muir (LeConte #1543)

Hetch Hetchy Fall from lake
Hetch Hetchy Fall from lake, Arching Oak (LeConte #1828)

Arrival at Millwood
Arrival at Millwood (Group of 3) (LeConte #1952)

Fall Cliff between oaks on north side.
Fall Cliff between oaks on north side. (LeConte #1823, Cent. #22)


 


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