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Cabinet Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 04-2008.013

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of nine cabinet cards purchased from Ebay in 2008. The images of both Representatives and Senators provide a rare glimpse of the men who served in Pennsylvania politics during the 1880's and 1890's. The photographers in this collection include: Le Rue Lemer and J. W. Roshon's Photographic Art Studio, with the majority from Roshon.

Dates

  • 1889-1896

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

0.25 Cubic Feet

Arrangement Note

These cabinet cards are arranged alphabetically.

Source of Acquisition

Ebay

Method of Acquisition

Purchase

Appraisal Information

These cabinet cards have some significan preservation issues.� All have foxing and/or mold spots and some of the backing is slightly damaged.� They have been placed in acid free folders and mylar sleeves.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

see Cabinet Card Collection, 1881-1895
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