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MS Am 2112

Lowell, Georgina, collector. Georgina Lowell collection of U. S. Civil War photographs, circa 1861-1868: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2112
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lowell, Georgina, collector.
Title: Georgina Lowell collection of U. S. Civil War photographs,
Date(s): 1861-1868.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.5 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 portfolio volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of U.S. Civil War photographs, including cartes-de-visite, stereographs, and prints.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2001M-29. Bequest of Georgina Lowell; received: 1924 May 6.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Recataloged from US 6095.20*

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Georgina Lowell Collection of U. S. Civil War Photographs, circa 1861-1868 (MS Am 2112). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Collection includes: 260 stereographs, 57 cartes-de-visite, and 111 photographic prints. Photographers and publishers include: A.E. Alden (Providence, R.I.),Anderson Gallery (Richmond, Va.), E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), George N. Barnard, Barnard & Gibson, Mathew B. Brady in his New York and Washington D.C. locations, Alexander Gardner,James F. Gibson, T.H. O'Sullivan, and Philip & Solomons.

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