Norris G. Osborn Prison Farm, Enfield, CT

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

photo albums 54,58,60,61,62

GUSN

GUSN-191830

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prisons (buildings)
Shaker (Christian sect)
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 54

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 10 x 11 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

1934

Reference Code

PC009.054

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Enfield (Hartford county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other Organizations

Norris G. Osborn Prison Farm

Descriptive Terms

Enfield, CT
Prisons
Shakers

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums 54,58,60,61,62