Harry Crosby Collection, 1966-1992 (MSS 0333)

Extent: 11 Linear feet (4 archives boxes, 1 flat box, 136 mounted photographs, and over 5,000 negatives)

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The Harry Crosby Collection contains photographs of UC San Diego; an exhibit of photographs entitled "Baja California, 1967-1992: Photographs by Harry Crosby" and a book proposal which led to the publication of (1975). Also included are black-and-white negatives documenting Sonora, Mexico, between 1960-1970; Tijuana in 1964; and a study of ranches and ranch life in Baja California from 1967-1997.

Harry W. Crosby was born in Seattle, Washington, on June 10, 1926. He received his B.A from Occidental College in 1948 and his masters degree from San Diego State University in 1951. In 1963, he retired from teaching in the San Diego Unified School District to become a professional photographer. Between 1963 and 1974, Crosby worked in commercial photography, specializing in brochure, magazine and book illustration.

In 1967, Crosby was hired by the Commission of the Californias to illustrate a book to commemorate the California bicentennial entitled (1969). During his research for the book, he rode 600 miles in Baja California, mostly on muleback, and followed the route of the Portola/Serra expedition of 1769. While photographing historic places in Baja, Crosby also became interested in peninsular rock art and the history of the isolated ranch families he encountered.

Crosby has since written and illustrated numerous books and articles on Baja California, including (1974), (1975), "Baja's Murals of Mystery" (, 1980, Vol.158, No.5, p.692-702), (1981), (1989), (1994), (1997), and (2003).

The Harry Crosby Collection contains images of UC San Diego taken during the mid-1960s; a photograph exhibition, entitled "Baja California, 1967-1992: Photographs by Harry Crosby"; and a book proposal on the mountains, people and cave paintings of Baja California. Also included are black-and-white negatives documenting Sonora, Mexico, between 1960-1970; Tijuana in 1964; and a study of ranches and ranch life in Baja California from 1967-1997. The bulk of the UCSD photographs were taken to illustrate a promotional brochure entitled and document buildings and campus life during the mid-1960s. The Baja California photograph exhibit includes images of peninsular mission architecture, historic places, everyday life on remote ranches, and landmarks along the unpaved transpeninsular highway.

ACCESSIONS PROCESSED IN 2008

Arranged in five series: 1) PHOTOGRAPHS OF UCSD, 2) BAJA CALIFORNIA, 1967-1992, 3) RURAL LIFE IN SONORA, 1960-1973, 4) MANUSCRIPTS, and 5) NEGATIVES.

ACCESSION PROCESSED IN 2015

Arranged in four series: 6) NEGATIVES AND SLIDES, 7) CONTACT SHEETS, 8) PRINTS, and 9) DIGITAL VIDEO.

Container List

Accessions Processed in 2008

PHOTOGRAPHS OF UCSD

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 1) PHOTOGRAPHS OF UCSD: Black-and-white contact sheets, negatives, and mounted photographs taken between 1965 and 1970. Many of the photographs were taken to illustrate the brochure entitled (1966) and document instruction, laboratories, student life, and some faculty, including philosophy professor Herbert Marcuse. Other photographs show Muir and Revelle Colleges, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University Hospital, an "Electronic Music Happening," and composer Ernst Krenek during his February 1970 visit to UCSD. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box 1 Folder 1
Electronic Music Happening, 1968

Contact sheets.

Box 1 Folder 2
Krenek, Ernst - Visit to UCSD, 1970 February

Contact sheets; 2 x 2 black and white negatives.

Box 1 Folder 3
Muir College, undated

Contact sheet.

Box 1 Folder 4
Revelle College, 1967 August 23

Contact sheets; 2 x 2 black and white negatives.

Box 1 Folder 5
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1967, undated

2 x 2 and 4 x 5 black and white negatives.

Box 1 Folder 6
University Hospital, 1968 June - July

Contact sheets and 2 x 2 black and white negatives; taken for a brochure.

We Propose to Challenge, 1966

Box 1 Folder 7
Brochure
Box 1 Folder 8
Contact sheets for brochure; 4 x 5 negatives
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Exhibition prints
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Exhibition print
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Production prints

BAJA CALIFORNIA, 1967-1992

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 2) BAJA CALIFORNIA, 1967-1992: Ninety-two black-and-white and color images of people and places in Baja California, including peninsular mission architecture, historic places, everyday life on remote ranchos, and landmarks along the unpaved transpeninsular highway. The photographs are arranged in the order in which they were exhibited. Arranged in three subseries: A) Pre-history and History of Antigua California, 2) Life at Remote Ranches In Baja California, and 3) Landmarks Along the Trans-Peninsular Highway.

This exhibit is available online: Images of Baja California

The following subseries descriptions were written by Crosby and describe three groups of exhibited photographs.

A) Pre-History and History of Antigua California

"The Native Americans of the central and lower peninsula disappeared after less than two centuries of exposure to alien diseases and European ideological and economic domination. Their material remains are few and, for the most part, inconspicuous. Thirty years ago, during my first major adventure in Baja California, I was guided to magnificent displays of rock art, paintings and engravings. That experience-- and the scant printed information available on the subject-- inspired me to spend fifteen months in the mountains of the mid-peninsula during the next seven years. My investigations resulted in the text and illustrations for [1975]. The pre-historic art of Baja California now attracts admiring visitors from around the world. The peninsula displays a variety of other remains as well, items worked from or built of stone: hunting blinds, sleeping circles, metates, manos, and other miscellaneous implements."

"The permanent Spanish presence in California began with a toehold established in 1697. During the eighteenth century, the mission-based colony grew to encompass the entire peninsula and expanded onto the mainland to the northwest. I was introduced to peninsular history when I was hired to illustrate a book commemorating the two hundredth anniversary [1969] of Spanish entry into Alta California. My experience did not begin with books or documents, it came in the field in encounters with remains of mission churches, el camino real-- the inter-mission road-- and other masonry constructions resulting from early economic activity: mining, pearling, cattle ranching, and mission agriculture."

"Historic preservation was barely a concept during the peninsula's three Hispanic centuries. Known losses were great, but most went unrecorded and can only be imagined. Since the opening of the paved highway in 1973, I have watched the patrimony of the peninsula suffer accelerating losses from neglect, looting, and development. I hope that my work will stimulate interest in finding, recording, and preserving the historical legacy. That is my appeal to Baja California's leaders and residents- and to sincere aficionados wherever they reside."

B) Life at Remote Ranches in Baja California

"Peninsular California experienced profound changes during the first third of the nineteenth century. Mexican independence [1821] ended Spanish interest and support; the new government lacked finances and was primarily involved in its own organization and solving problems closer to the heart of the republic. By 1830, Baja California languished for lack of money, supplies, and trade. As the numbers of mission Indians declined, missions were abandoned or secularized. The Presidio of Loreto, the peninsula's largest employer, was scaled down, then abandoned. Local men turned to subsistence ranching or farming on small land claims or, more frequently, to squatting on ex-mission properties or at remote water sources in the sierras or their foothills. The population, so dispersed, developed the basis for much of the small economic activity in the area. The few towns and villages became trading centers where merchants dealt with farmers and ranchers."

"This economy, with many of its practices and traditions almost unchanged, persisted to a remarkable degree in 1967 when I first entered the remote areas. However, in half a dozen years, the paved road brought in the outside world and old ways quickly began to fade. Goods and produce from the mainland and tourism from the United States changed the local economy by lowering demand for more expensive local produce and by creating other needs for local labor. I was extremely fortunate to arrive before those events, to travel to many dozens of inaccessible ranches, to know their people, and to experience the last days of a culture hauntingly like that of our own American West in the nineteenth century. My 1981 book, , set forth my photographs, my experiences, and my research vis-à-vis this remarkable-- and remarkably nearby-- survival."

C) Landmarks Along the Wheeltracks Grandly Known as the 'Trans-Peninsular Highway'

"Since the second decade of the twentieth century, men have used automobiles to travel over the more level terrain in various parts of the peninsula. Gradually, after truly heroic efforts with hand tools and a little dynamite and blasting powder-- the efforts of various communities, companies, and ranchers made it possible to traverse the entire length of Baja California, usually with aid from local manpower and mulepower to pass through the most difficult terrain. By the 1940s, it was possible, with favorable weather, to drive a high-clearance vehicle from San Diego to San José del Cabo, but few made the trip without long delays due to mechanical problems or shortages of fuel or other wondrous difficulties. Such trips were adventures, often the greatest adventures of the travelers' lives. A cult sprang up around Baja California travel. The individuals or families that offered gas and meals along the way became in-group personalities. Howard Gulick and Peter Gerhard put their experiences to use in creating a truly inspired handbook, -- a historically accurate and geographically sound work that assisted the traveler and educated him as he went."

"The same set of wheeltracks served the slow-growing peninsular economy as an avenue for imports from the U. S. and mainland Mexico and for exports of local produce from fisheries, fields, or herds. Mexican truckers became part of the growing legend; regulars often provided assistance to visitors in distress, sometimes pulling them from mud or sand, sometimes transporting vital vehicle parts, sometimes carrying them to places from which they could get conventional transportation back to their homes. I know at one time or another, I needed and got all of these services and much more. Travel was slow in those days, stops were frequent and there was a lot of camaraderie; friendships were made between fellow travelers and with those who lived or worked along the road. It was an idyll not truly appreciated until the paved road was built and opened in 1973. Changes were sudden and mostly painful to old-timers, whether gringo or peninsular. Much of the romance disappeared. Few of those who had provided services along the old road had the money or political clout to be involved in profits from the new tourism. An era had ended; is a collectors' item. Sic transit gloria mundi...."

Pre-History and History of Antigua California

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Enrique Hambleton with petroglyphs, Sierra de San Francisco, 1974

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Harry Crosby at Cueva Pintada, Sierra de San Francisco, 1977

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Boca de San Julio, Sierra de San Francisco, 1974

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Prehistoric hunting blinds, 1973

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Daunting view of the Sierra de la Giganta from Chuenque on the Loreto Plain, 1990

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Mision de San Javier seen from a high mesa to the east, 1967

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View of San Javier from the south slope of the arroyo, 1967

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Interior view of Mision de San Javier, 1967

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Plaster detail on the arch beneath the choir loft at Mision de San Javier, 1967

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View from San Javier's belfry, 1967

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Lime kiln midway between the missions at San Javier and San Jose de Comondu, 1986

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Foundations of the church built at Mision de San Jose de Comondu in 1716, 1990

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One of several agricultural plots developed at Mision de San Jose de Comondu, 1967

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Ruins of the chapel at the visiting station of Londo, 1990

Once an important cattle ranch for Mision de Loreto. 15 x 15

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Grapevines at Mision de San Ignacio, 1974

Long the most important of the peninsula's wine producing missions. 15 x 15

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Facade of Mision de San Ignacio, 1967

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Great Muralla, or dike at Mision de San Ignacio, 1971

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Mision de San Luis Gonzaga, 1990

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El Camino Real midway between San Ignacio and Santa Gertrudis, 1967

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El Camino Real in Arroyo del Infierno, 1971

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El Camino Real crosses the Llano del Gentil as it approaches Mision de San Borja, 1967

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El Camino Real crosses the Llano del Gentil - trail marker, 1967

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Mision de Santa Maria de los Angeles, 1967

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Bahia de la Ventana and the Surgidero de Cerralvo, 1992

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Ruins of an eighteenth century silver refining installation, 1974

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Real de Santa Ana, 1974

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Adobe ruins at Santa Ana, 1974

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San Telmo Valley seen from foothills of the Sierra de San Pedro Martir, 1968

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Map of Missions, undated

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Life at Remote Ranches in Baja California

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View to the west looking down the arroyo of Rancho del Potrero, 1980

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View northward over Rancho de San Antonio, 1972

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Rancho de Santa Barbara on the eastern slope of Sierra de San Juan, 1973

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Rancho de Vivelejos, 1980

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Rancho de San Dionisio in the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna, 1972

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Corredor at Rancho de la Soledad, 1972

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Corredor at Rancho de las Calabazas, 1971

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Rancho de la Purificacion, 1972

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Chapel at Rancho de la Soledad, 1972

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Las Jicamas, a seasonal goat ranch, 1980

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Goats released after milking at Rancho de las Jicamas, 1980

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Drawing water at Rancho de los Pozos, 1971

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Kitchen scene at Rancho de Pie de la Cuesta, 1971

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Kitchen scene at Rancho de la Vinorama [de arriba], 1980

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Berta's mural at Rancho de Santa Marta, 1973

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Treadle sewing machine at Rancho de Pie de la Cuesta, 1971

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Grindstone at Rancho de Guadalupe, 1980

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Tanning Vats at Rancho de San Nicolas, 1971

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Flume at Rancho de San Gregorio, 1971

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Picking dates at Rancho de San Martin, 1980

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Cattle in the tinaja at Rancho del Zorillo, 1980

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Mule roundup near Rancho de San Martin, 1980

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Mules in stone corral at Rancho de Vivelejos, 1980

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Packtrain crosses the mesa del Tabardillo, 1977

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Opening a cattle gate between the ranches of San Nicolas and San Pablo, 1973

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Return from a three-day roundtrip to the nearest store, 1980

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My party starts the descent from San Gabriel to San Narciso, 1980

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Ranchers from San Antonio guide their animals through Arroyo del Infierno, 1971

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Burros rest between burdens at Rancho Carricito, 1980

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Loading a burro at Rancho de Santa Cruz, 1972

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Loaded burros stop for water at Rancho de Guadalupe, 1980

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Landmarks Along the Trans-Peninsular Highway

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San Felipe as it was...., 1952

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El Pedregoso, 1990

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Landform fifteen miles southeast of El Rosario, 1990

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Rancho de Arenoso, 1971

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Laguna Seca de Chapala, 1967

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Laguna Seca de Chapala, 1967

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Arturo Grosso, 1967

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Gas Station/Rest Stop near Mezquital, 1971

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Gas Station/Rest Stop near Mezquital, 1971

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Roadside butcher shop in Villa Insurgentes, 1967

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Hulks of old cars at Calmalli, 1971

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Hulks of old cars at Calmalli, 1967

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Stretch of the old dirt road near Rancho del Tablon, 1971

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Old road into San Ignacio, 1971

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Frank Fischer's Garage in San Ignacio

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Frank Fischer's Garage in San Ignacio

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Frank Fischer's Garage in San Ignacio

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Frank Fischer's Garage in San Ignacio

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Windmill and pump built from auto parts near San Ignacio, 1972

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Old road from San Ignacio to Santa Rosalia, 1975

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Santa Rosalia near sunset, 1967

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Santa Rosalia: the Boleo mill in action, 1967

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Santa Rosalia: Scrapped railroad wheels at the Boleo mill, 1967

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Santa Rosalia: Narrow gauge engine at the Boleo mill, 1967

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Santa Rosalia: A worker oiling machinery at the Boleo mill, 1967

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Local ranchers scan horizon from atop El Picacho in the Sierra de la Laguna, 1972

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Red volcanic agglomerate cliff in Arroyo de San Pablo, 1977

Sierra de San Francisco. 15 x 15

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Morning mists at Mesa del Tabardillo, northwest Sierra de San Francisco, 1977

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Sea of Cortez from a beach north of the salina at San Evarito, 1972

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Sea of Cortez from a beach south of Los Dolores, 1972

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Large zalates (ficus palmeri) flourish in canyon above San Sebastian, 1967

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Great Tinaja in Arroyo del Parral, 1971

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RURAL LIFE IN SONORA, 1960-1973

Scope and Content of Series

Series 3) RURAL LIFE IN SONORA, 1960-1973: Black and white mounted photographs of the Sonora region, including ranch owners and their family, local traditions and crafts, historic or significant buildings, landmarks, and other images of daily life. Arranged alphabetically by photograph title.

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A-E, 1960-1969

Includes following titles:

A Matachín During Holy Week at Santa María de Tepupa

Adobe Manufacture

Church Bells at Cedros

Cibuta on the Río Magdalena

Cobbled street in El Fuerte

Cobbler, Alamos

Construction of Fishing Boats, Puerto Peñasco (3)

El Campo Santo - Holy Ground, Movas

El Gran Desierto

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F-L, 1959-1969, 1986

Includes following titles:

Fire in the Night, Alamos (2)

In the Cool of the Evening, Suaqui de Batuc

La Dura

La Purísima Concepción de Nuestra Señora de Caborca (2)

La Purísima Concepción del Real de los Alamos

Las Trincheras

Lleñeros on an Alamos Street

Looking East over the Plaza Principal, Alamos

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M-S, 1962-1969

Includes following titles:

Mules

Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Arizpe

Ox Cart, Rancho Cerro Agudo, Sinaloa

Ranch House at Capitahuaca, Eighteen Miles South of Alamos

Retail Stores

Río Sonora near Ures

San Antonio Paduano del Oquitoa

San Miguel Arcángel de Horcasitas

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M-S, 1962-1969

Includes following titles:

Nuestra Señora de la Concepción de Movas

Nuestro Padre San Ignacio de Cabórica

Pinacate (3)

Ranch House, Rancho Cerro Agudo, Sinaloa

Retail Stores, Villa de Sinaloa

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S-W, 1960-1973

Includes following titles:

Santa María de Tepupa

Street Scene in Alamos

Talabartero (Leatherworker), Alamos (2)

Tapete Weaver in Masiaca

The Municipal Laundry, Suaqui de Batuc

Vah Ki, Arizona

When the River is Your Only Water Source, Suaqui de Batuc

MANUSCRIPTS

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 4) MANUSCRIPTS: Includes Crosby's treatment proposal for a book on Baja California mountain people, cave paintings, and sierra life. The proposal led to his book entitled The Cave Paintings of Baja California (1975). The volume includes Crosby's written proposal, a statement of professional background, his vita, maps of Baja California, and 39 photographs. Also includes a chapter entitled "The Cape Sierra," regarding Crosby's exploration of the Baja California region, and annotated to reflect desired photograph placements.

Box 1 Folder 9
Sierras of Baja California, The People of the Baja California Mountains, undated

A proposal to the media for word and picture coverage of some nearby but remarkably isolated places and people. Includes photographs.

Box 1 Folder 10
"The Cape Sierra" chapter, 2013
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Reprinted historical maps of Baja California
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Hydrographic maps of Baja California (US Navy, published)

NEGATIVES

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 5) NEGATIVES: Black-and-white negatives arranged in three subseries: A) Baja California Sierra, B) Tijuana, and C) Sonora. The first subseries contains negatives in 35mm, 2 1/4 in, 4x6 cm, 6x7 cm, 6x9 cm, and 6x12 cm formats and largely document the ranches and ranch life in the Sierra de San Francisco, Sierra de Guadalupe, Sierra de San Borja, and Sierra de la Laguna. This series does not contain images of cave paintings and mural art. The Tijuana subseries contains images from a study of Tijuana, Mexico, taken in June 1964 and later published in . The Sonora subseries contains images of towns, missions, churches, and people in the state of Sonora, Mexico.

All content in this series has been digitized and is available for viewing on the UC San Diego Library Digital Collections website.

Baja California Sierra

3,323 black-and-white negatives; located in negative archive.

Tijuana

644 black-and-white negatives; located in negative archive.

Sonora

398 black-and-white negatives; located in negative archive.

Accession Processed in 2015

NEGATIVES AND SLIDES

Scope and Content of Series

Series 6) NEGATIVES AND SLIDES: Black and white and color negatives and slides, mostly 35mm and 2x2 inches. Baja California is captured in scenes of desert ranchos and daily ranch life, rock art, Sierra de Laguna, Sierra de Guadalupe, Sinaloa, Sonora, and other landscapes. The images are often labeled with Crosby's own numbering system. Many of the negatives can be cross-referenced with Series 7) CONTACT SHEETS. Series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box 2 Folder 1
Baja California ranch portraits, 1997, undated

Fernando Arce Sandoval. 2 x 2 black and white negatives.

Box 2 Folder 2
Baja Sierra, 1967, 1971

Numbers 1403, 1167 920410, and 848A. Rosarito, BC. 2 x 2 black and white negatives. Also see Series 7) CONTACT SHEETS.

Box 2 Folder 3
Casas de Millan, Estremadura, Spain. Birthplace of Miguel del Barco, undated

35mm color slides.

Box 2 Folder 4
Cave Paintings of Baja California (Sunbelt Edition), 1998

Includes 35mm color slides, 35mm color negatives, and 2 x 2 color transparencies for Cave Painting collection.

Box 2 Folder 5
El Rosario

2 x 2 color transparencies.

Box 2 Folder 6
Nayarit, 1989 November

Numbers 891101-891103. Chacala, Matanchén. 2 x 2 black and white negatives.

Box 2 Folder 7
Real de Santa Ana, Baja California Sur, 1988 November 15

4 x 5 black and white negatives.

Box 2 Folder 8
Rock art in the Sierra de San Francisco, 2011

Includes description of individual slides written by Harry Crosby. 35 mm color slides.

Box 2 Folder 9
San Felipe, 1955

35mm color slides.

Box 2 Folder 10
San Rafael, undated

2 x 2 color transparency.

Box 2 Folder 11
San Telmo, undated

4 x 5 black and white negatives; 2 inch color transparency.

Sierra de Guadalupe, undated

Rancho San Miguel, Rancho Calabasas, Rancho Santa Teresa, Rancho Santo Domingo, Rancho Gueribito, Rancho Rosarito, Rancho San Jorge, Rancho Santa Marta, San Francisco de la Sierra, and Tijuana. 2 x 2 color transparencies. These slides (1-77) are housed in the negative archive.

Box 2 Folder 12
Sierra de Juarez, 1955

Laguna Hanson, Mining Village: Ojos Negros, and Sawmill "El Aserradero". 35mm color slides.

Box 2 Folder 13
Sierra de la Laguna, 1972

San Dionisio to Laguna Uplands, Paraje de Pepe. 35mm color slides.

Box 2 Folder 14
Sierra de la Laguna, undated

Rancho San Dionisio, Laguna uplands. Includes 35mm black and white negatives, 35mm color slides, and color transparencies.

Box 2 Folder 15
Sierra de San Francisco, 1978

35mm color slides.

Box 2 Folder 16
Sierra rock painting trip, 1973

Leree family in San Gregorito; Harry, Enrique Hambleton, Ramon Aree, and Tacho Aree. 35mm black and white negatives.

Box 2 Folder 17
Sinaloa, undated

4 x 5 black and white negatives.

Box 2 Folder 18
Sonora, 1969-1970

Numbers 59D01, 69409-69413, 69N11, 60401, 60409, and 70004. Caborca, Alamos, Guayparín, La Dura. 35mm and 2x 2 black and white negatives. Also see Series 7) CONTACT SHEETS.

CONTACT SHEETS

Scope and Content of Series

Series 7) CONTACT SHEETS: Black and white prints of negatives of Baja California, with a run of contact sheets depicting Sonora. Images includes landmarks, ranchos and rancho life, families, buildings, and other natural scenes. Arranged numerically by Crosby's own negative roll numbering systems. Researchers should note that the first half of the contact sheets captures Baja California in general, while the second half focuses on Sonora, which is reflected by a change in how the rolls are numbered.

Box 2 Folder 19
Roll no. 361, 386, 419, 433, 434, 511, and 732, 1967 February

Santa Rosalia mill, San Jose de Comonou, San Jose del Cabo, and Cabo San Lucas.

Box 2 Folder 20
Roll no. 827-844, 1967

San Vicente, La Purisima, Arroyo San Sebastian, and San Javier.

Box 2 Folder 21
Roll no. 848-859, 896, 971, and 973, 1967

Mission San Francisco de Borjas, San Borja, Yubay, Graxiola family, Cabo San Lucas, San Vicente.

Box 2 Folder 22
Roll no. 1150-1162, 1971 December

El Rosario, El Pedregoso, San Ignacio, and San Borjitas.

Box 2 Folder 23
Roll no. 1163-1174, 1971 December

Mulegé, Sierra de la Giganta, Palmár at Todos Santos, San Ignacio/Santa Rosalía, San Bartolo, and Pescadero Rancho Los Pozos.

Box 2 Folder 24
Roll no. 1281-1290, 1972

Rancho La Trinidad, Pie de la Cuestra.

Box 2 Folder 25
Roll no. 1291-1300, 1972

Rancho Rosarito, Gonzalez family, Rancho San Francisco, Rancho San Nicolás, and Rancho San Gregorio.

Box 2 Folder 26
Roll no. 1301-1310, 1972

El Infierno, San Nicolás, Rancho San Gregorio, Rancho La Victoria, and Rancho San Dionisio.

Box 2 Folder 27
Roll no. 1311-1320, 1972

Rancho La Victoria, Cape Sierra, Rancho San Dionisio, Rancho Kakigui, and Natividad Cave.

Box 2 Folder 28
Roll no. 1321-1330, 1972 November

Altamirano family, Sandoval family, San Ignacio, Sierra de San Francisco, and Capilla Ruins at San Pablo.

Box 2 Folder 29
Roll no. 1331-1339, 1972-1974

San Ignacio, Rancho La Soledad, La Purificación, and Giganta.

Box 2 Folder 30
Roll no. 1341-1349, 1974

Santa Marta, San Gregorio, Santa Gertrudis, and San Borja.

Box 2 Folder 31
Roll no. 1375; 1400-1427, 1969-1976

San Luis, Santa Cruz, San Telmo Valley, Real de Santa Ana, and San Antonio.

Box 2 Folder 32
Roll no. 1428-1500, 1976-1978

Santa Rosalía, La Esperanza, the Agiular family, and Rancho San Gregorio.

Box 2 Folder 33
Roll no. 1501-1510, 1980

Sierra de Gudalupe, Rancho Las Jicamas, San Martin, and Rancho El Zorrillo.

Box 3 Folder 1
Roll no. 1511-1521, 1980 November

Rancho San Martin, Rancho Vivelejos, Rancho Santo Domingo, Sierra de Guadalupe, and San Gabriel.

Box 3 Folder 2
Roll no. 1522-1560, 1987 March

San Ignacio, Granite Hills, and Cañon del Parral.

Box 3 Folder 3
Roll no. 1565-1576, 1988 November

Comondu, Rancho Santa Rosa, Santa Ana, Rancho Santa Gertrudis, Real de Santa Ana, and Rancho El Palmarito.

Box 3 Folder 4
Roll no. 891101-901207, 1990 December

Matanché Nayarit, La Giganta Range, Caduaño, Cerro La Vírgen, and Comondú Vejo.

Box 3 Folder 5
Roll no. 901208-901217, 1990 December

Comondú Viejo.

Box 3 Folder 6
Roll no. 920401-920410, 1992 April

Santa Rosalita, Quiñí, Comondú, EL Horno, and Giganta.

Box 3 Folder 7
Roll no. 920411-920416; 930401, 1992 April

La Giganta, San José de Comondú, Vendana Bay, El Horno, Magdalena Bay, and Cataviña.

Box 3 Folder 8
Roll no. 95801-95808, 1995 August

Cuestra de Ligui, El Patrocinio, San Jose de Gracia, and San Javier.

Box 3 Folder 9
Roll no. 951001-951006, 1995 October 31

La Rinconada, La Arenosa on Rivera, and San Antonio.

Box 3 Folder 10
Roll no. 97401-97403, 1997 April 24

Arroyo Grande and Rivera/Crespi.

Box 3 Folder 11
Roll no. 71101-72N01, 1972

Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 12
Roll no. 86N01-86N02, 1986

Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 13
Roll no. 62401-62408, undated

Pinacate and Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 14
Roll no. 62D01-62D02, undated

Alamos, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 15
Roll no. 63401-63406, undated

Batuc/Tepupa, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 16
Roll no. 69N01-69N11, 1969 November

Horcasitas, Arizpe, Sonora River, Tubutama, Caborca, San Ignacio MIssion, Quijano, and Santa Ana, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 17
Roll no. 69401-69413, 1969 April

Sinaloa, Los Alamos, Rio Chico, La Dura, San Jose de Dimas, Onavas, Culiacán, Guayparín, and Cerro Agudo, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 18
Roll no. 70001-70007, 1970

San Xavier del Bac; Vah Ki; Gila Butte; Bapchule, Arizona; Picacho, Arizona; Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 19
Roll no. 68301-68303, 1968 March

Pinacate, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 20
Roll no. 60N01-60N03, undated

Las Trincheras, Onavas, Masiaca, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 21
Roll no. 59D01-60409, undated

Caborca, Alamos, Pinacate, Sonora.

Box 3 Folder 22
List of prints by roll and frame number, undated

PRINTS

Scope and Content of Series

Series 8) PRINTS: Mounted and un-mounted black and white prints of Baja California, Sonora, and Tijuana. As with the other series, the images include ranchos, landmarks, and daily life. Many prints are labeled with Crosby's corresponding negative number. Arranged chronologically.

Sonora

Oversize FB-537 Folder 1
1961-1963

Los Álamos leather worker and tortilla maker, Sinaloa, and Tepupa. See negative numbers 63403-008; 62001-003; 60405-004, 006, and 010; 60402-002, 003, and 005; 60406-003, and 69401-006.

Oversize FB-537 Folder 2
1962, undated

See negative rolls 64408, 62408, 62407, 62D01, 63403, 69N07, 62D01, 69N10, 63401, 69402, 69N06, 69N08, 69404, 69405, 60ND2, 69N05, 69401, 69403, 60407, 69406, 60405, 86N02, and 69N10.

Oversize FB-537 Folder 3
circa 1965

Adobe workers, Nayarit; Álamos.

Oversize FB-537 Folder 4
Baja California, 1967-1990

Includes Don Chale Espinoza, Cuestra de las Virgenes, Misión de San Luis Gonzaga, and San Javier. See negative numbers 1171-26, 1517-22, 901205-03, 901216-01, 1333-09, and 840-001.

Oversize FB-537 Folder 5
Assorted, undated

See negatives 69N10-004, 60407-011, 69406-002, 372-007, 231-007, 62408-009, 62407-007, and 63403-008.

Oversize FB-537 Folder 6
Rosalyn Turteck conducting at St. James, La Jolla, undated

Tijuana

Oversize FB-537 Folder 7
undated

See negatives 362-006, 357-012, 278-004, 276-004 and 009, 262-002, 249-009, and 234-012.

Oversize FB-537 Folder 8
undated

See negative rolls 357, 231-232, 234, 239, 259, 263-265, 273, 275-277, 278, 281, 284, 372, 302, 358, 356, 245, and 283.

DIGITAL VIDEO

Box 4 Folder 1
Rock art DVDs

Four DVDs. DVD 1: Rock art, landscape, city scenes, donkey travel. DVD 2: Seems to be full movie, some content repeated from other videos. Interviews footage, with no sound. DVD 3: Landscape, donkey travel. DVD 4: Rock art, landscape, grinding stone demonstration making ink.

Restrictions Apply

Box 4 Folder 2
Baja caves DVDs

2 DVDs. DVD A: Rock art, camping, landscape, rock art re-creation close-ups, indigenous tool demonstration. DVD B: Landscape, donkey travel, goat herding in the mountains, rock art, city scenes.

Restrictions Apply

Box 4 Folder 3
BCFA sierras DVDs

Two DVDs. DVD 1: Rock art, landscape, city scenes, donkey travel. DVD 2: Rock art, lanscape, camping, donkey travel.

Restrictions Apply