Tourist 1895 Photograph Album of Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Manuscript Collection #1304

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Tourist 1895 Photograph Album of Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
    Creator: Unknown
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This photograph album documents the typical tourist sites in 1895 in Washington, D.C., such as the White House, the Capitol Building, the Peterson House (where President Lincoln died), the Washington Monument, and the “new post office.” Other photographs depict camping trips (with separate camps for men and women) and hiking in Virginia (Great Falls, Rock Creek, Colonial Beach), and at Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. July Fourth celebrations and steamboats on the Potomac River are also depicted.
    Extent: 0.06 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of a photograph album
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    June 9, 2017, 0.06 cubic feet; This photograph album documents the typical tourist sites in 1895 in Washington, D.C., such as the White House, the Capitol Building, the Peterson House (where President Lincoln died), the Washington Monument, and the “new post office.” Other photographs depict camping trips (with separate camps for men and women) and hiking in Virginia (Great Falls, Rock Creek, Colonial Beach), and at Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. July Fourth celebrations and steamboats on the Potomac River are also depicted. Purchased with state funds from Between the Covers.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased with state funds from Between the Covers

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Tourist 1895 Photograph Album of Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. (#1304), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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