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White Mountains stereo views collection, 1850s-1890s

PC051 (RS98313)

Description

The White Mountains Stereo Views Collection consists of approximately 1,600 images. Geographically, these stereo views cover an area from Mount Chocorua and Conway in the south, Mount Moosilauke in the west, the Maine border and the Baldface peaks in the east, to Gorham and Mount Waumbek in the north. The dates of the materials range from the late-1850s to the 1890s. Many photographers are represented in the collection, including the Kilburn Brothers, Nathan W. Pease, John P. Soule, F. G. Weller, the Bierstadt Brothers, H. S. Fifield, and Clough and Kimball.The topics depicted in the stereographs include cascades, hotels, human-interest views, ice formations, pools, portraits, and rock formations.Source: White Mountains Stereo Views Collection finding aid.

Details

Collection Name
White Mountains stereo views collection, 1850s-1890s
Collection Code
PC051
Dates
1850-1899
Physical Description
ca. 1,600 stereographs
Finding Aid Info
Paper fiinding aid available in the Library and Archives.
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Collection
GUSN
171308
Reference Code
PC051

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by the names of the photographers and then by subject matter within each photographer's section.

Record details

Originator
Bierstadt Brothers (Photographic studio)
Clough & Kimball (Photographic studio)
Fifield, H. S., Mr. (Photographer)
Kilburn Brothers (Photographic studio)
Pease, Nathan W., 1836-1918 (Photographer)
Soule, John P. (Photographer)
Weller, F. G. (Franklin G.), 1833-1877 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
cascades (water features)
hotels (public accommodations)
mountains
pools
portraits
Material Type
stereographs
Subjects
human-interest views
ice formations
rock formations
Places
White Mountains (New Hampshire) [mountains]
Mount Chocorua (Carroll county, New Hampshire) [peak]
Conway (Carroll county, New Hampshire)
Mount Moosilauke (Grafton county, New Hampshire) [peak]
Gorham (Coos county, New Hampshire)
Mount Waumbek (Coos county, New Hampshire) [peak]
North Baldface (Coos county, New Hampshire) [peak]
Old Baldface (Piscataquis county, Maine) [peak]
South Baldface (Carroll county, New Hampshire) [peak]

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