David Lewis Earnest photographs

David Lewis Earnest photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Earnest, David Lewis, d. 1956
Title: David Lewis Earnest photographs
Dates: 1950s
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms1755

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. David Lewis Earnest was a professor at the State Normal School for thirty-five years and at the University of Georgia for nine years. Dr. Earnest was one of the first bicycle riders in Athens as well as being one of the few who practiced photography as a hobby in the early 1900s. He had a darkroom at the State Normal School as well as one at home. Dr. Earnest's pictures are located in the University of Georgia Libraries Special Collections, the Photography Archives of the Art Department, and many are still in private hands. Dr. Earnest delighted in his hobby and always gave copies to the subjects he photographed.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of various views of houses in Athens, Georgia, which were done by Dr. David Lewis Earnest. Also included is a negative of the Moina Michael doll.

Index Terms

Architecture, Domestic--Photographs.
Michael, Moina Belle, 1869-1944
Negatives (photographic)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Lewis Earnest photographs, MS 1755. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions on Access

The negative is located in the negative file (neg. no. 2529).

Related Material

Related materials are available in the following collections of this repository: David Lewis Earnest photographic collection, MS 1377, and David Lewis Earnest - photographic collection addendum, MS 1590.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Bryant House View online.
2Cobb Street View online.
3Crawford (Anne) House View online.
4Double barrelled cannon View online.
5Earnest (David's) first house View online.
6Elliot House View online.
7Emmanuel Episcopal Church View online.
8Gerdine (John) House View online.
9Ivy Building? View online.
10Methodist Church (1st) View online.
11Orr House View online.
12Patterson House View online.
13Woodlawn View online. View online.
14Unidentified house View online. View online.
15Unidentified house View online.
16Unidentified house View online. View online.
17Unidentified house (office building) View online.
18Unidentified house View online.
19Unidentified house View online.
20Unidentified house View online.