Photograph albums

Photograph albums

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Photograph albums
Dates: 1870s-1880s
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (2 flat boxes)
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.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs).
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 -- Photographs
Photograph albums.
Photographs.
Tintype.
Tintypes (photographic prints)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Photograph albums. MS 2935. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Photograph albums
 
OS Box
2Photograph albums