Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Photographs produced by the wet collodion process directly on lacquered metal, usually iron.
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997
Daniel Webster Buck papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-3907
Overview: Letters and business papers documenting Daniel Webster Buck's service with the United States Army 8th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Company E, from 1861 to 1864; position as U.S. Deputy Marshal in Montana from circa 1866 to 1874; and role as acting agent for the Blackfeet Indian Agency in Montana from 1873 to 1876. Included is a tintype photograph of Buck by an unidentified photographer, circa 1880, and a cabinet card photograph of "Hamillin" by studio photographer James Presley Ball,...
Rachel Carson papers addition
Call Number: YCAL MSS 630
Overview: The Rachel Carson Papers Addition contains correspondence, writings, photographs, artwork, ephemera, and printed material of Rachel Carson. The bulk of the material documents Carson's childhood and family.
Cartes-de-visite photographs of individuals in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Collection — Box 1
Call Number: WA Photos 359
Scope and Contents: Cartes-de-visite photographs, tintypes, and a cabinet card photograph created by photographers in Salt Lake City, Utah of individuals, ca. 1860-1880. Images consist chiefly of portraits depicting men, women, and children. An image by the studio of Fox & Symons depicts the organ of the Tabernacle, probably decorated for the Sabbath School Union Jubilee celebration, July 1874. Other identified images by C. R. Savage depict the exterior of the Tabernacle and a geological feature, known as the...
Dates: circa 1860-1880
Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange Collection
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 184
Overview: Portraits created by Will Wilson of Native American artists, arts professionals, and leaders as well as others, 2012-2020. He generally makes his portraits at public venues at which people are given the opportunity to sit. Wilson created the images using a wet plate collodion process that produced tintypes on sheets of aluminum. He then gave the tintypes to the sitters after he created high-resolution digital scans of the objects. The arrangement of the collection gathers the portraits by the...
Daggett-Couey family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 767
Overview: The Daggett-Couey Family Papers consists of material created by and relating to Elizabeth Daggett Couey, her father O. W. Daggett, and her husband Fred Couey. The family papers were compiled in part or whole by Elizabeth's and Fred's daughter, Sylvia Couey Turner.
Dates: 1845-1999, bulk 1864-1976
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh collection of photographs and drawings of the Colorado River region.
Call Number: WA PHOTOS 271
Overview: The collection contains approximately 900 photographic prints, relief halftones, postcards, negatives, tintypes, and pen-and-ink drawings depicting the Colorado River region and other areas of the West. The early photographs are by E. O. Beaman, James Fennemore, John K. Hillers, photographers on the 1871 Powell expedition. The collection includes relief halftone prints of their photographs, evidently created for inclusion in Dellenbaugh's books on the Colorado River and the West. In addition,...
Robert B. Fisher photograph collection and papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2823
Overview: This collection chiefly consists of photographs collected by Robert B. Fisher, but also includes his subject files and a small quantity of writings related to the history of photography, 1840-1998.
Margaret Fuller Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 373
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Connecticut-based author Margaret Witter Fuller (1872-1954).
Dates: 1832-1956, bulk 1872-1954
Victor F. Germack and Lori Shepard Germack Collection of Photographs of Indians of North America
Call Number: WA Photos 483
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of photographic materials created circa 1850-1978 that depict American Indians, including informal and studio portraits, as well as photographs that show the natural and built environment of the American West. Images of the American West include views of cities and towns, mining and logging operations, railroads, and natural scenery.
Dates: circa 1850-1978, bulk 1860-1925
Isaac Dewey Harmon correspondence and journals
Call Number: WA MSS S-3455
Overview: 165 letters, two journals, and other ephemera, papers, and two tintypes by or relating to Isaac Dewey Harmon, 1831-1861. Letters concern Harmon's business and family affairs primarily in Chicago, Naperville, and Peru, Illinois. Among Harmon's correspondents are brother Charles Loomis Harmon, father E. D. Harmon, mother Welthyan Loomis Harmon, sister Harriet Harmon, sister Welthyan Loomis Harmon (later Welthyan Loomis Harmon Burley), and business partner Churchill Coffing. Journals...
Historical picture collection
Call Number: MS 713
Overview: This collection consists of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, miniature paintings, and other direct positive photographic and non-photographic pictures, brought together here from numerous collections for special preservation and protection. Many of these pictures were formerly listed as part of the Yale Objects and Yale Picture Collections. Others were removed from various collections of personal and family papers: George Kittredge Collection, Gilman Family Papers, Chauncey Family Papers,...
James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 49
Overview: The James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional lives of James Weldon Johnson, Grace Nail Johnson, and to a lesser degree, the Johnson and Nail families, spanning the years 1850 to 2005, with the bulk of material dating between 1900 and 1976. The papers chronicle Johnson’s writing career and involvement in education, politics, and cultural affairs and consist of a variety of documents, including correspondence, writings, personal papers,...
Dates: circa 1850-2005, bulk 1900-1976
Annie Burr Lewis and Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Photographs
Call Number: LWL MSS 22
Overview: The Annie Burr Lewis and Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Photograph Collection consists of prints, negatives, transparencies, slides, and tintypes that provide visual documentation of the lives, family, friends, and activities of Wilmarth and Annie Burr Lewis. The images range from formal portraits by noted artists such Arnold Genthe and Yousuf Karsh, to hundreds of snapshots taken by friends and family, and by Annie Lewis herself. The material spans a full century in date, from a group of tintypes to...
Dates: 1859-1979, bulk 1900-1959
Livingston family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 680
Overview: The Livingston Family Papers spans the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries, and represents six generations of descendants of John Livingston (1750-1822) of Oak Hill and their relatives by marriage in the Curran, Mulford, Hopkins, and Rogers families. The correspondence, legal and land records, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, graphics, ephemera, and printed material chronicle the families' business and social lives, travels, interests, and investments. Also documented are their...
Dates: 1702-2003, bulk 1850-2003
Mabel Dodge Luhan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 196
Overview: The Luhan papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and personal papers documenting the life and work of Mabel Dodge Luhan.Series I, Correspondence, consists chiefly of incoming letters from family, friends, fans and publishers. Luhan's activities and relationships in New York and New Mexico, with artists, writers, labor leaders and Native American Indians, are well documented. Correspondents include John Evans, John Collier, Gertrude and Leo Stein, Hutchins...
Dates: 1859-1961, bulk 1913-1951
Carl Mautz collection of Peter Britt photographs
Call Number: WA Photos 865
Overview: 171 carte-de-visite photographs; 53 cabinet photographs; 61 tintypes, including 1 cased double portrait; 1 cased ambrotype; 20 stereographs; 10 mounted prints; 4 photographic postcards; 5 photographs; and printed material by or relating to photographer Peter Britt, circa 1850s-circa 2000. Collected by Carl Mautz. Photographs are chiefly studio portraits of men, women, and children, including Peter Britt, Amalia Grobb Britt, Amalia Britt, and Emil Britt. Stereographs in the collection depict...
Dates: circa 1850s-circa 2000, bulk circa 1850s-circa 1880s
National Algonquin Indian Council records
Call Number: WA MSS S-3671
Overview: Correspondence, minutes, membership cards, printed material, scrapbook, and other records by or relating to the National Algonquin Indian Council (NAIC), a pan-Indian organization founded in New England in the 1920s. Materials chronicle the membership and activities of the council as it sought to practice ancestral traditions, engage in community building, and secure equality through political action. Also present is a scrapbook assembled by Barbara Farrow, daughter of NAIC secretary Annie...
Dates: 1850-2017, bulk 1924-1980s
Peter Palmquist Cased Photographs Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 402
Overview: This collection consists of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and collodion processes primarily mounted in contemporary decorative cases, collected by Peter Palmquist to document photographers, photographic processes and presentation techniques in the United States, especially in California, and in Great Britain, circa 1844-1899.
Dates: circa 1844-1899
Peter E. Palmquist collection of photography and photographic formats
Call Number: WA Photos 495
Overview: This collection documents photography and photographic formats, circa 1846-1999, which Peter Palmquist collected from 1971 to 2002, and complements other collections compiled by Palmquist and held by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The collection includes material by professional and amateur photographers and documents aspects of photography from the capture of images through the production of a variety of photographic objects, as well as the marketing and storage of photographs.
Dates: circa 1838-1999