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Cabinet Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 04-2008.012

Scope and Contents

This collection of Cabinet Cards was purchased from Ebay in 2008.� Included are photographs of 7 former House Members, 11 former Senators and 6 unidentified men.� These photographs provide a rare glimpse of the men who served in Pennsylvania politics during the 1880's and 1890's.� Sixteen of the cards are signed.� Twenty of the photographs were taken by the Le Rue Lemer photographic studios which was located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was responsible for the photographs in several books entitled, "Pennsylvania State Government in Picture and Story."� The other photographers include:� C.W. Derstine, F. Gutekunst, M.E. Low and Charles A. Williams of the Commonwealth Photographic Studio.

Dates

  • 1881-1895
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2007

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

0.25 Cubic Feet

Arrangement Note

This collection is organized into three series:� House of Representatives, Senate of Pennsylvania and Unidentified.� All cards within the series are arranged in alphabetical order.

Source of Acquisition

Ebay

Method of Acquisition

purchased

Existence and Location of Originals

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Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Holly Mengel
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

Contact:
628 Irvis Office Building
450 Commonwealth Avenue
Harrisburg PA 17120 USA
717-783-3866