Mary Virginia Randall Photograph Collection, PP190

Finding Aid to the Mary Virginia Randall Photograph Collection, PP190

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

Collection summary

Title

Mary Virginia Randall Photograph Collection

Creator

Mary Virginia Randall

Call number

PP190

Inclusive dates

Ca 1855 - 1900

Extent

1 box

Abstract

The Mary Virginia Randall Photograph Collection consists of one box of 34 photographs ca 1850 – 1900, related to the Smith and Hickman families.

Administrative summary

Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

www.mdhs.org

specialcollections@mdhs.org

Access restrictions

Open to the public without restrictions.

Use restrictions

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Provenance

Bequest from Mary Virginia Randall August 2, 1973

Accession number

65254

Processing note

Processing begun circa 2000; Processing completed by Damon Talbot, October 2014

SCOPE AND CONTENT 

The Mary Virginia Randall Photograph Collection consists of one box of 34 photographs ca 1850 – 1900, related to the Smith and Hickman families. Items include cased daguerreotypes and ambrotypes, tintypes, and carte de visites. Some of the cased photographs originally had identification labels, but they have become separated from the corresponding photos. Labels read: Sophia Hickman/daughter of Jane Hickman, Sophia Engleberth (Mrs. Winthrop)/daughter of Elizabeth Smith Engleberth, Mrs. Judith Smith wife of James Smith/parents of Richard Smith, Daughter of James & Judith Smith/sister of Richard Smith/ Jane Smith-Hickman.

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Container List

PP190.1

Elderly woman, ca. 1850, daguerreotype

 

PP190.2

Woman, ca. 1860, ambrotype

 

PP190.3

Man, ca. 1860, ambrotype

 

PP190.4

Little boy with drum, ca 1865, ambrotype

 

PP190.5

Young woman, ca. 1855, daguerreotype (same woman as in picture #6?)

 

PP190.6

Young couple, ca. 1855

 

PP190.7

Middle-aged woman, ca. 1855, daguerreotype

 

PP190.8

Young man, ca. 1855

 

PP190.9, Woman ca. 1860, ambrotype

 

PP190.10

Man, ca. 1860

 

PP190.11

Little girl with baby, ca. 1860, daguerreotype

 

PP190.13

Elderly man, ca. 1850, ambrotype

 

PP190.14

Small child, ca. 1855, daguerreotype

 

PP190.15.1 – 15.28

Photograph album, Civil War era, 28 carte de visites and tintypes of men in uniform, women, and children.

 

PP190.16

Oval albumen print of a group of men at Baltimore (Fells Point shopkeepers support the Union in the Civil War.) April 21, 1861—taken after the Baltimore Riot

 

PP190.17  - .20

Unidentified carte de visites, ca 1870 - 1886

 

PP190.21

Unidentified tintype, ca 1855 – 1900.

 

Notes from cased photographs

 

Games