Photographs

Description

Series XXV. Photographs, 1885-1993, undated (#24.299-24.311) includes photographs that date from the twentieth century residential period of the Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm to the years after the farm became the property of Historic New England. It includes Little family portraits (individual and group), photographs of the farmhouse, Christmas card photographs of family and friends, photographs of other houses in the Newburyport area, and images of family pets and farm animals. Photographs from the Historic New England period include photos taken before during and after the 1973 barn restoration, photos from the Big Barn grant completion report, documentation of archaeology work in 1991-1993, and copies of Little family albums. The series is arranged in fifteen subseries according to subject.

Details

Descriptive Terms

farms
historical archaeology
photographs
portraits
group portraits

Physical Description

23 folders (ca. 527 items)

Finding Aid Info

Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives

Collection Code

MS016

Collection Name

Little family papers

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

MS016.25

Acquisition Type

Bequest

Places

Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Haverhill (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
portraits
group portraits

Other People

Little, Agnes Lawrence, 1896-1982
Little, Albert
Little, Amelia Worth, 1892-1986
Little, Catherine Adams, 1823-1923
Little, Daniel Noyes, 1858-1912
Little, Edward Francis, 1853-1935
Little, Edward Henry, 1819-1877
Little, Eliza Adams, 1861-1959
Little, Frances Eliza, 1890-1917
Little, Henry Bailey, 1851-1957
Little, Katharine R.
Little, Margaret Bradley, 1888-1967
Little, Sarah (Adams), 1854-1921
Phister, Lispenard
Willson, Mary Little
Cook, Mary
Stekionis, Jacob
Stekionis, Dorothy

Subjects

Dogs
Cows
Horse
Cats

Description Level

Subgroup

Arrangement

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged as follows:1. Portraits2. Groups3. Farmhouse4. Miscellaneous5: Portraits--Family and Community Life Report (1993)6. Groups--Family and Community Life Report (1993)7. Farmhouse--Family and Community Life Report (1993)8. Portraits--Elizabeth Lindsey collection9. Groups--Elizabeth Lindsey collection10. Farmhouse--Elizabeth Lindsey collection11. Miscellaneous--Elizabeth Lindsey collection12. Buildings--SPNEA13. Activities--SPNEA14. Miscellaneous--SPNEA15. Albums--SPNEA