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Elihu Vedder papers, 1804-1969, bulk 1840-1923

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Series 7: Photographs , 1840s-1920s
(Boxes 8-9, 11, OV 13; 1.5 linear feet)

This series consists primarily of photographs of Vedder, his studio, his family and friends, and his artwork, including tintypes, 11 daguerreotypes, cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, and silver gelatin, albumen, and platinum prints. Photographs of Vedder include a portrait of him as a young boy (daguerreotype), portraits of him as a young man and later in life, and ones of him in his studio (including in his San Basilio studio). Family photos include ones of Vedder's wife, Caroline R. Vedder, and children, Philip, Enoch and Anita; ones of Vedder with his wife and children, ones of Vedder and his wife with her family around the time they were married; and ones of Vedder's and Caroline R. Vedder's extended families (many of these can be found in Caroline R. Vedder's cartes-de-visite album, which was disassembled at some point after microfilming). Photos of friends include ones of Charles Caryl Coleman, Kate Field, and Amelia B. Edwards, and ones of Vedder and George Simonds in costume.
Other photos include: ones from a trip to America in 1901, ones of various residences (including the Vedder home outside St. Augustine, Florida and Vedder's villa in Italy), ones from an unidentified exhibition of Vedder's artwork, and various snapshots (including Italian scenes, and views from a hotel window in Pittsburgh and a from a window in St. Augustine.
This series has been scanned from the original photographs rather than microfilm. Items not scanned include photographs artwork and duplicates.
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder, circa 1860s-1920s
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder, circa 1860s-1920s
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder, circa 1860s-1920s
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder, circa 1860s-1920s
(Oversized items housed in Box 11, Folders 1-2)
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Portrait of Elihu Vedder, Hand-Colored Photographic Print of Painting, "Artist's Studio" by Charles Coleman, circa 1900
(Oversized items housed in Box 11, Folder 3)
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder, Duplicates, circa 1890s-1920s
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Photographs of Family, Daguerreotypes, 1840s-1860s
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Photographs of Family, Copy Prints of Daguerreotypes, undated
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Caroline R. Vedder's Carte-de-Visite Album, late 1800s
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Caroline R. Vedder's Carte-de-Visite Album, late 1800s
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Caroline R. Vedder's Carte-de-Visite Album, late 1800s
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Caroline R. Vedder's Carte-de-Visite Album, late 1800s
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Caroline R. Vedder's Carte-de-Visite Album, late 1800s
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Caroline R. Vedder's Carte-de-Visite Album, late 1800s
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Photographs of Caroline R. Vedder, circa 1869-1880s
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Photographs of Caroline R. Vedder, circa 1869-1880s
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Photographs of Caroline R. Vedder, Duplicates, 1880s
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Photographs of Philip Vedder, early 1870s
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Photographs of Enoch Vedder, 1870s-1910
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Photographs of Anita Vedder, 1880s-1890s
(Oversized items housed in Box 11, Folder 4)
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Photographs of Family, 1850s-1890s
(oversized items housed in Box 11, Folders 5-6)
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Photographs of Family, 1850s-1890s
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Photographs of Family, 1850s-1890s
(oversized items housed in Box 11, Folders 5-6)
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Photographs from Trip to America, 1901
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Photograph Album, San Basilio Studio and Viareggio, 1900
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Photographs of Friends, 1880s-early 1900s
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Photographs of Friends, 1880s-early 1900s
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Photographs of Friends, 1880s-early 1900s
(Oversized items housed in OV 13)
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder and George Simonds in Costume, circa 1870
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder and George Simonds in Costume, circa 1870
(Oversized items housed in Box 11, Folder 7)
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Photographs of Unidentified People, late 1800s-early 1900s
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Photographs of Various Residences, Interiors and Exteriors, undated
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Photographs of Elihu Vedder's Villa in Italy, 1907
(Oversized items housed in Box 11, Folder 8)
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Various Snaphots, undated
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Various Snaphots, undated
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Various Snaphots, undated
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Exhibition Photographs, undated
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Photograph of Vedder Fountain, undated
(Oversized items housed in OV 13)
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Photographs of Works of Art, undated
(Oversized items housed in Box 11, Folder 9 and OV 13)
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Photographs of Works of Art by Others, undated
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Photographs of Works of Art, Duplicates, undated
(Oversized items housed in Box 11, Folder 10)
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Negatives, undated
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Oversize, Photographs of Elihu Vedder, circa 1860s-1920s
(2 folders; Items scanned with Box 8, Folder 10)
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Portrait of Elihu Vedder, Hand-Colored Photographic Print of Painting, "Artist's Studio" by Charles Coleman, circa 1900
(Item scanned with Box 8, Folder 11)
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Oversize, Photographs of Anita Vedder, 1880s-1890s
(Items scanned with Box 8, Folder 26)
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Oversize, Photographs of Family, 1850s-1890s
(2 folders; Items scanned with Box 8, Folder 29)
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Oversize, Photograph of Elihu Vedder and George Simonds in Costume, circa 1870
(Items scanned with Box 8, Folder 36)
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Oversize, Photographs of Elihu Vedder's Villa in Italy, 1907
(Items scanned with Box 8, Folder 39)
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Oversize, Photographs of Works of Art, undated
(see also Box 9, Folders 1-6, OV 13; not scanned)
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Oversize, Photographs of Works of Art, Duplicates, undated
(see also Box 9, Folders 8-9; not scanned)
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Oversize, Photographs of Friends, 1880s-early 1900s
(Items scanned with Box 8, Folder 34)
OV 13
Oversize, Photographs of Vedder Fountain, undated
(Items scanned with Box 8, Folder 44)
OV 13
Oversize, Photographs of Works of Art, undated
(see also Box 9, Folders 1-6, Box 11; not scanned)
OV 13

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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