White Mountains stereo views collection, 1850s-1890s

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-171308

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

Descriptive Terms

mountains
cascades (water features)
pools
hotels (public accommodations)
portraits
stereographs

Physical Description

ca. 1,600 stereographs

Finding Aid Info

Paper fiinding aid available in the Library and Archives.

Collection Code

PC051

Collection Name

White Mountains stereo views collection, 1850s-1890s

Reference Code

PC051

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]

Record Details

Originator

Kilburn Brothers (Photographic studio)
Pease, Nathan W., 1836-1918 (Photographer)
Soule, John P. (Photographer)
Weller, F. G. (Franklin G.), 1833-1877 (Photographer)
Bierstadt Brothers (Photographic studio)
Fifield, H. S., Mr. (Photographer)
Clough & Kimball (Photographic studio)

Material Type

stereographs

Subjects

rock formations
ice formations
human-interest views

Description Level

Collection

Arrangement

Arrangement

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