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Guide to the H.M. Chester Photograph Collection
1892-1910, undated
  PR 131

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Collection processed by Jennifer Lewis

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 03, 2011
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Chester, H.M. (Herbert M.), b. 1858
Title: H.M. Chester Photograph Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1892-1910, undated
Abstract: Collection of glass negatives documenting H.M. Chester's extensive travels across the United States and to its borders from 1892-1910. Views of expositions, railroads, prominent residences, national parks, and tourist attractions make up the bulk of the collection which focuses most heavily on California, Colorado, Michigan, New York, Washington, and Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks.
Quantity: 3.78 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 131