| Return to the Exhibit | Previous | Next (3 of 22) |

Exhibit item: OWEN COCHRAN COY, Photograph of first Bear Flag, 1846. Pictorial History of California, 1925

Exhibit item:
OWEN COCHRAN COY
Photograph of first Bear Flag, 1846
Pictorial History of California, 1925

Quotation:
TRACY I. STORER AND LLOYD P. TEVIS
"The California Grizzly," Pacific Discovery, 1953

"General Vallejo, perhaps still smarting from his experiences during the Bear Flag Rebellion, did not approve of an unrestrained bear. He argued that if the bear were to be kept on the Seal, it should be represented as secured firmly by a lasso in the hands of a Spanish-Californian vaquero."

| Return to the Exhibit | Previous | Next (3 of 22) |
| Exhibit Home | Introduction | Bear in Mind Themes | Bears on Campus | Checklist | Colophon |
| Bancroft Home | General Information | Collections | Research Programs |
| Reference and Access Services | News, Events, Exhibitions, Publications |
| Friends of The Bancroft Library | Site Map | Search The Bancroft Library Website |
| UC Berkeley Library Home | Catalogs | Search the Library Website |
Copyright (C) 2006 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
Document maintained on server: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ by The Bancroft Library.
Last updated 12/04/2006. Server manager: contact