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Norris G. Osborn Prison Farm, Enfield, CT

Description

This album contains 44 2 x 4 inch snapshots of buildings at the Norris G. Osborn Prison Farm in Enfield, Connecticut, formerly a Shaker community. Each view is carefully annotated with notes regarding construction and interior conveniences. Two letters are included from the donor at Aetna Insurance Company discussing the ownership of the property and sale to the state of Connecticut. There is also an index to album pages.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1934
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 10 x 11 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 54
GUSN
191830
Reference Code
PC009.054

Record details

Other Organizations
Norris G. Osborn Prison Farm
Descriptive Terms
Enfield, CT
Prisons
Shaker (Christian sect)
Shakers
prisons (buildings)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photograph albums
Places
Enfield (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Location Note
photo albums 54,58,60,61,62

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