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Guide to the Martha J. Lamb Papers
1756-1892 (Bulk 1876-1892)
 MS 362

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Description is in English.

Container List

Series XVIII. Visual Materials, [18]81, 1886, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs, glass negatives, sketches, prints, tintypes, printing blocks, and colored prints. Ten items are housed in Oversize cabinets (Ov), call phrase Y-Lamb, folder *3. Printing blocks are housed separately, in Box 18.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Cabinet cards, portraits, Lamb (5)
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Cased photograph, portrait, subject unknown (possibly relative)
Box: 17 Folder : 2 Sketches, prints, stereographs, photograph of coastal scenes for possible use with Lamb's "American Life Saving Service" (Harper's Feb. 1882) (10 items)
[18]81, undated
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Sketch of New York harbor on tissue paper
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Print, map of Europe at the time of Charlemagne (possibly used for MAH)
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Print, Earl of Beaconsfield (torn into many pieces)
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Prints, Nash coat of arms (numerous copies)
Box: 17 Folder : 5 Glass negatives, library scene (5)
Box: 17 Folder : 6 Tintypes (10), sketched portraits and scenes (probably for MAH)
Box: 18 Printing blocks (5) coats of arms, signatures
Box: 18 Wooden block with sketch, possibly Erie Canal opening celebration
Box: Ov Folder : *3 Colored prints (3), owls and blue jays
Box: Ov Folder : *3 Sketches of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia (7)
1886, undated

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