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Guide to the Bowers Family Papers
1686-1982
 MS 2902

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Series V: Photographs, 1880–1950, undated

Scope and Content

This series consists of photographs, both loose and bound. The loose photographs are divided into those that are annotated with either names or dates and those that are not. The photo albums contain four pictures from Matthew Brady's National Portrait Gallery as well as a few photographs taken by E. Anthony. Matthew Brady and E. Anthony were well known photographers during the Civil War. Brady was known for the portraits he took of many famous individuals of the era. The albums also contain other recognizable individuals including Major General John Adams Dix, General E. Wool, U.S. Navy Captain G.B. Wilson, James Fenimore Cooper, Secretary of State William H. Seward, Major Robert Anderson, and Union Army General Winfield Scott Handcock.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Annotated Photographs
1880–1950, undated
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Unnannotated Photographs
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Large Photographs
undated
Box: 6 Photo Album A
undated
Box: 6 Photo Album B
undated

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