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Guide to the
New-York Historical Society Portrait Collection
circa 1640-2020 (bulk, 1800-1950)
 PR 52

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by committee, 2003; finding aid migrated by Joseph Ditta, 2020.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 06, 2021
Finding aid written in English

Container List

Series IV. Unidentified

Arrangement

"Series IV. Unidentified" is divided in three subseries:

Subseries IV.A.
 Unidentified: Small Format
Subseries IV.B.
 Unidentified: Large Format
Subseries IV.C.
 Unidentified: Oversize Format [none listed]

The cabinet cards in Subseries IV.A (small) are sorted by studio.

Subseries IV.A. Unidentified: Small Format

Container 1     Title Date
Box: I Cabinet cards. Misc. states, misc. studios

Scope and Contents

Individuals
Groups

Box: I Cabinet cards. California studios
Box: I Cabinet cards. Connecticut studios
Box: I Cabinet cards. Illinois studios

Scope and Contents

A-L, misc.
M-W, misc.

Box: I Cabinet cards. Chicago, Ill. studios

Scope and Contents

Brand
Gehrig
Rider
Root
Watson

Box: I Cabinet cards. Massachusetts studios

Scope and Contents

Conly
Douglas
Freeman
Hardy
Moore
Moulton
Norman
Partridge
Rice (includes infant with technique of being held up for sitting being visible)
Emily Stokes (photographer or subject?)
Schillare
Van Norman
Warren

Box: I Cabinet cards. Nebraska studios

Scope and Contents

Rinehart

Box: I Cabinet cards. New Jersey studios

Scope and Contents

A-O, misc.
Fitchel
Henkel
R-W, misc.

Box: II Cabinet cards. New York State studios

Scope and Contents

A-L, misc.
Kibbe
M-W, misc.
Powers, A.M.
Albany Studios, misc.: McDonald & Sterry/Sterry
Albany Studios, misc.: Notman Photographic Co.
Syracuse Studios, misc.
Troy Studios, misc.

Box: II Cabinet cards. New York City studios

Scope and Contents

A-C, misc.
Alman & Co.
Bach, Fred
Bloomingdale Bros.
Bogardus
Bostwick
Brady

Box: III Cabinet cards. New York City studios (continued)

Scope and Contents

D-E, misc.
Dana
De Young
Duryea
F-H, misc.
Falk
Fredricks
Gurney/Gurney & Son
Howell
Jordan
K-N, misc.
Klauser, Wm.
Kurtz
Ludovici's
Macnabb
Mora

Box: IV Cabinet cards. New York City studios (continued)

Scope and Contents

Moreno & Lopez
O-R, misc.
Pach Bros.
Perkinson
Pomerantz
Robinson, A.
Rockwood
S-Z, misc.
Sarony: Men
Sarony: Women, Children, Animals
Sarony: Oversize

Box: V Cabinet cards. New York City studios (continued)

Scope and Contents

Spamer & Spier
Thomas, S.A.
Wilhelm

Box: V Cabinet cards. Brooklyn, N.Y. studios

Scope and Contents

A-Z, misc.
Pearsall
The Windsor

Box: V Cabinet cards. Ohio studios
Box: V Cabinet cards. Pennsylvania studios
Box: V Cabinet cards. Vermont studios
Box: V Cabinet cards. Washington, DC studios
Box: V Cabinet cards. Wisconsin studios
Box: VI Cabinet cards. Foreign studios

Scope and Contents

Misc. countries
England
France
Italy

Box: VI Cabinet cards. Men – In Uniform
Box: VI Cabinet cards. Men and Women – Religious
Box: VI Cabinet cards. Women – In Wedding Dresses
Box: VI Cabinet cards. Unidentified studios

Scope and Contents

Men
Women
Children

Box: VI Cabinet cards. Photographs of paintings
Box: VII Other formats. Men

Scope and Contents

Prints (2 folders)
Photomechanical prints (2 folders)
In uniform – prints
Photographs of paintings/drawings (2 folders)
Photographs of sculptures

Box: VIII Other formats. Men (continued)

Scope and Contents

Studio portraits: Heads & half length (5 folders). Photographers include Peter A. Juley & Son, Sperry, W.H. Stalee, Kemp, Schaidner, Epler & Arnold, Bachrach, Peter M. Eotbyl, W. Stremmel,Elliott Fry, Woodbury, Bradley Studios, Steckel, Arthur Albro, Spotpix, and Pirie Mac Donald, though most of the photographers are unidentified.

Studio portraits: Three-quarter length & full length (2 folders)

Box: IX Other formats. Men (continued)

Scope and Contents

Artists & Performers
Academics
Office/at desk/working
In uniform – photographs (3 folders)
Outdoors
Religious – photographs
Cyanotypes [copy prints]
Snapshots

Box: IX Other formats. Women

Scope and Contents

Prints
Photomechanical prints
Photographs of paintings/drawings
Studio portraits: heads (3 folders)

Box: X Other formats. Women (continued)

Scope and Contents

Studio portraits: Half & three-quarter length Sol Young Studio
Studio portraits: Same woman, four images
Studio portraits: Studio's miniature photo sample pages
In uniform [nurse?]
In wedding dresses – photographs
Indoors/at home
Outdoors
Sewing/quilting/etc.
Risque – prints & photographs

Box: X Other formats. Children

Scope and Contents

Prints

Box: XI Other formats. Children (continued)

Scope and Contents

Photographs of paintings (2 folders)
Studio portraits
Indoors
Outdoors (2 folders)

Box: XI Other formats. Animals / People with Animals

Scope and Contents

Cats
Cattle
Dogs
Horses
Other animals

Box: XI Other formats. Couples and groups

Scope and Contents

Studio portraits

Box: XII Other formats. Couples and groups (continued)

Scope and Contents

Indoors
Outdoors (2 folders)
Businessmen
Classes
Laborers
Recreation, misc. (boating, driving, hiking, in costume, swimming)
Family series (2 folders)

Box: XIII Other formats. Couples and groups (continued)

Scope and Contents

Misc. series (3 folders)
Health & Safety
Military
Politics & Government
Religious
Vietnam (man and boy, 1968; gift of Paris Teague, 2019)

Subseries IV.B. Unidentified: Large Format

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: Large Individuals. Men

Scope and Contents

Photographs (8 folders)
Photographs of paintings
Prints (4 folders)

Drawer: Large Individuals. Women

Scope and Contents

Photographs (4 folders)
Photographs of paintings
Prints

Drawer: Large Individuals. Children
Drawer: Large Individuals. Family groups
Drawer: Large Groups

Scope and Contents

Clubs and organizations
Education
Entertainment
Dinners
General
Sports
Military (10)
Politics and Government
Other (3 folders)

Subseries IV.C. Unidentified: Oversize Format [none listed]

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