Guide to the Photograph Collection
This collection consists of two volumes of photographs of historic homes and buildings in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, taken by the photographer William H. Halliday.
Two volumes of photographs of historic homes and buildings in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, taken by the photographer William H. Halliday. Subjects include the Adams house in Quincy, Mass.; the Paul Revere house in Boston; the Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne homes in Concord, Mass.; and the Saltonstall House in Ipswich, Mass., among many others. Both volumes were owned by Sarah Lawrence Brooks and are inscribed with her name.
The William Halliday collection of photographs were given to the Massachusetts Historical Society by Emily Lewis in December 2003.
The photographs are arranged in the order in which they appear in the volumes.
Detailed Description of the Collection
Inscription: "Birthplace of Dorothy Q. 'Mistress Hancock'/ Now known as the 'Peter Butler House'."
Halliday's collection of photographs of old and historic buildings in New England, Photo. Coll. 150, Massachusetts Historical Society Photo Archives.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.