Monterey history photo collection

California Views:
The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist

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This is a small sampling from our historic California image archives, numbering over 81,900 images available from
California Views. We have over 34,533 listed in a database and we can provide a computer generated list by subject, place, date, photographer and format or any combination of the above for a small fee.
California Views has photographs of Old Monterey adobes, Monterey sardine fishing industry, Carmel Valley, early golfing at Pebble Beach and Old Del Monte, family scenes, landscapes, seascapes, aerials, early aviation, interiors, panoramas, early naval vessels, California Shipwrecks , transportation, railroad, horse-drawn vehicles, early California Agriculture collection, Early California artist, Hearst Castle and San Simeon, images of California, cats, dogs, around the home, at work, office and much much more.
To obtain permission to use any photographs please contact Mr. Pat Hathaway

Photographs on this site are only intended for viewing on this web site.
And may not be copied or used in any way with out the expressed, written permission of California Views and Pat Hathaway.
Monterey Stock Photo Archives
Here are some of our favorite historic photos of California
This page was first created on May 11, 1996
This page was last updated on November 1, 2014

  1. Johnson's Daguerreian Rooms, San Francisco - Circa 1853
  2. Photos of all 21 alta California Missions
  3. Thomas Oliver Larkin, (1802-1858) photo Circa 1855
  4. Cliff House, San Francisco, 1863-1950
  5. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, California 1865
  6. California Gold mining, photo by E.J. Muybridge, Circa 1876
  7. Pacific Grove Retreat gate photo by C.W.J. Johnson, Circa 1880
  8. Santa Barbara Mission, photo by W.J. Rea, Circa 1880
  9. Early San Francisco Street Scene, Circa 1880
  10. Secret Beach, Point Lobos photo by C.E. Wakins, Circa 1881
  11. Lovers Point Beach, Pacific Grove, by C.E. Watkins, Circa 1881
  12. Chinese Fishing Village, C.E. Watkins photo, Pacific Grove, Circa 1883
  13. Carmel Mission with Point Lobos in the distance, photo Circa 1884
  14. Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, photo by C.W.J. Johnson, Circa 1885
  15. Alvarado street, Monterey scene, photo by C.W.J. Johnson, Circa 1887
  16. Farallone lighthouse, photo by I.W. Taber, Circa 1890
  17. Casa Castro, Monterey, photo by C.C. Pierce, Circa 1890
  18. Southern Pacific Railroad Del Monte Limited 4-4-0 # 211 at Pacific Grove, 1891
  19. Point Pinos lighthouse near Pacific Grove, photo Circa 1895
  20. Wreck of the battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor, Circa 1899
  21. Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove street scene, photo by C.K. Tuttle, Circa 1900
  22. Tavern of Tamalpais, Marin County, photo by E.A. Cohen, May 15, 1902
  23. San Jose Electric Light Tower, Circa 1905 1881-1915
  24. San Francisco earthquake and fire photo, April 18,1906
  25. Aerial Pacific Grove, September 10, 1906 by George R. Lawrence
  26. Yosemite Valley photo by E.A. Cohen in June of 1907
  27. Richard J. Arnold photo studio in Monterey, Circa 1908
  28. Looking down Broadway King City, California, Circa 1908
  29. Touring car on the 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, Circa 1910
  30. Pacific Grove Congregational church fire, March 14, 1910
  31. The Seacoast of Bohemia, Carmel, California, Circa 1913
  32. Leopold Hugo, California pictorialist, Monterey, Circa 1918
  33. A.C. Heidrick, photographer, Circa 1926
  34. Jo Mora working on one of his maps photo by Lewis Josselyn, Sept. 3, 1927
  35. Salinas Main street, Salinas, Calif. photo by C.C. Green, Circa 1929
  36. Soto Adobe in Monterey home of John Steinbeck in the 1940's by L.S. Slevin
  37. Santa Cruz Beach and Casino photo, Circa 1930
  38. Bixby Creek Bridge on the Big Sur's Highway One, photo October, 1932
  39. Golden age of aviation, National Air Races in Los Angeles, Circa 1933
  40. Big Sur Pfeiffer's resort and post office photo by Lewis Josselyn, May 7, 1935
  41. Presidio of Monterey U. S. Army Post 1935
  42. Edward F. Ricketts 1897-1948 photo by Bryant Fitch, Circa 1936
  43. E.F. Ricketts of Pacific Biological Laboratories, November 1937
  44. Fort Ord U.S. Army Post, Monterey, photo by A.C. Heidrick photo, Circa 1942
  45. Steinbeck s Cannery Row photo by George J. Seidenick, Circa 1945
  46. Ocean Avenue, Carmel street scene, photo by Zan Stark, Circa 1950
  47. Arnold Palmer at Crosby golf tournaments, Pebble Beach, Circa 1955
  48. John Steinbeck, photo taken on the 17 Mile Drive, Circa 1960
  49. Cannery Row, The New-Old, 1973 photos by Pat Hathaway
  50. Opening day of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, photo by Pat Hathaway, 1984
  51. Bixby Creek Bridge photo by Pat Hathaway of the retrofitting, Nov. 16, 1998
  52. Big Sur and Bixby Bridge photos by Pat Hathaway, 1980-1999
  53. Bixby Creek Bridge and Bixby Landing photo by Pat Hathaway, November 12, 1999
  54. Monterey Then and Now photo by Heidrick and Hathaway, 1930-2003
  55. Pat Hathaway. 1969-2003 photos from around the world
    Accession #
    # 2005-040-0001
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    # 2003-033-0001
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    # 1989-033-0283
    # 1998-039-0001
    # 1978-006-0001
    # 1989-033-0155
    # 2003-026-0001
    # 2001-151-0001
    # 1980-032-0004
    # 1978-037-0003
    # 1972-017-0086
    # 1979-206-0008
    # 1996-050-0007
    # 1998-038-0001
    # 1984-002-0001
    # 1972-008-0051
    # 1972-008-0073
    # 1970-019-0004
    # 1973-026-0016
    # 1977-003-0064
    # 1993-019-0001
    # 1978-009-0003
    # 1973-007-0001
    # 1992-033-0730
    # 1991-011-0048
    # 1989-033-0329
    # 1972-008-0045
    # 1980-017-0004
    # 1996-025-0002
    # 1984-018-0018
    # 1971-001-JM-34
    # 1988-015-0001
    # 1973-001-0017
    # 1998-062-0013
    # 1974-024-0003
    # 1979-078-0024
    # 1971-001-0155
    # 1981-038-0002
    # 1981-021-0078
    # 1979-116-0001
    # 1996-027-0001
    # 1972-012-0053
    # 1993-009-0093
    # 1992-093-0001
    # 1988-084-0001
    # 1973-098-0012
    # 1984-107-0007
    # 1998-103-0011
    # 1989-105-0001
    # 1999-099-0003
    # 2003-001-0001
    # 1969-2009
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