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Guide to the Detroit Publishing Company Collection
ca. 1885-1905
  PR 272

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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 09, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series I: 5 x 7 Inch Prints

Scope and Contents note

Series I. 5 x 7 Inch Prints includes both prints measuring 5 x 7 inches, as well as smaller prints measuring approximately 3 3/4 x 7 inches. Prints have been divided into three subseries, based on location or subject and are arranged alphabetically by state, country or subject within those subseries.

Subseries I. United States Views contains both scenic landscapes and views of historic locations and is arranged alphabetically by state, then by city when multiple views exist. States with multiple images include California, Colorado, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania and Utah. Single views of states are located in Miscellaneous States and include images of Illinois, New Jersey and Fort Sumpter, South Carolina.

Subseries II. Foreign Views includes images of both Canada and Mexico. Canadian views are mainly of Quebec and include monuments as well as city and river views. Mexican images include city scenes as well as images of daily life. Also included are three prints of Aztec stone carvings.

Subseries III. Subjects contains images of plants, animals and steamboats, as well as several portraits. Portraits include Moki women, an unidentified Native American man entitled "Bringing in the Harvest," a young Chinese girl in traditional clothing and a cowboy on his horse. Steamboat images include the steamers New York and Toronto.

Subseries I: United States Views

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 California
Box: 1 Folder : 2 California - Los Angeles
Box: 1 Folder : 3 California - Pasadena
Box: 1 Folder : 4 California - San Diego
Box: 1 Folder : 5 California - San Francisco
Box: 1 Folder : 6-7 Colorado
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Colorado - Garden of the Gods
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Colorado - Ouray
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Colorado - Mining & Ranching
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Michigan
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Mississippi
Box: 1 Folder : 13 New Mexico
Box: 1 Folder : 14 New York
Box: 1 Folder : 15 New York - Niagara Falls
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Pennsylvania
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Utah
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Miscellaneous States

Subseries II: Foreign Views

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Canada
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Mexico

Subseries III: Subjects

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Plants & Animals
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Portraits
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Steamboats

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