Babcock-Denham family photographic collection

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-171263

Description

The Babcock-Denham Family Photographic Collection is comprised of several thousand photographs, ranging from cartes-de-visite to snapshots, documenting the various generations of a family associated with Westborough, Massachusetts. In addition to portraits, it includes some views of streets, interiors, and resorts in New England visited by the family.

The items in the collection have been identified with respect to individuals portrayed, localities, and photographers' names. Many small photographic firms in the area west of Boston are represented.

The genealogical information compiled by the donor accompanies the collection.

Source: Guide to the Library and Archives, 14.

Details

Descriptive Terms

families
interior views
streetscapes
resorts
black-and-white prints (photographs)
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
snapshots
portraits
genealogies

Physical Description

ca. 2,000 photographic prints

Collection Code

PC011

Collection Name

Babcock-Denham family photographic collection

Reference Code

PC011

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Westborough (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Babcock-Denham Family

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
snapshots
portraits
genealogies

Description Level

Collection