Photograph albums

Photograph albums

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Photograph albums
Dates: 1870-1889
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet 1 box, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms2935

Biographical/Historical Note

Howell Cobb (1815-1868), lawyer, politician, Confederate government official, and Civil War officer, was married to Mary Ann Lamar in 1835. Their children included John Addison, Howell Jr., and Mary Ann (Erwin). The family mainly resided in Athens, Georgia. He was one of the founders of the Confederate States of America, as was his brother, T.R.R. Cobb.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three albums that include cartes de visite, cabinet photographs, and a few tintypes. Most are unidentified. Included is a carte de visite of Howell Cobb.

Index Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Carte de visite photographs.
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 -- Photographs
Photograph albums.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Photograph albums, ms2935, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Photograph albums
OS Box
2Photograph albums