COLLECTION GUIDES

ca. 1840-1910

Guide to the Photograph Collection


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection contains photographs collected by the historian Francis Parkman and his descendants, ca. 1860-1910. It includes portraits of Parkman and his family, Native Americans, photographs of the Parkman family home in Jamaica Plain, Mass., and various views of American and Canadian wilderness, among many other subjects.

Biographical Sketch

Francis Parkman (1823-1892) was born in Boston, Mass., the son of Rev. Francis Parkman (1788-1852), minister of the New North Church in Boston, and Caroline Hall Parkman (1794-1871). He was a historian famous for his works on the Oregon Trail, Pontiac’s Conspiracy, the Jesuits and the Indians of North America, and the history of the struggle between the French and English over the continent, specifically their role in Canada (New France) and Florida. Parkman was educated at Harvard College, where he studied history under Professor Jared Sparks and graduated in 1844; he later received his law degree from Harvard in 1846, though he never practiced. His historical works include The California and Oregon Trail (1849), History of the Conspiracy of Pontiac (1851), Pioneers of France in the New World (1865), The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century (1867), LaSalle and the Discovery of the Great West (1869), Montcalm and Wolfe (1884), and A Half-Century of Conflict (1892), among other publications. During his lifetime, Parkman was a member of the Saturday Club and of the Massachusetts Historical Society, where he served as president from 1875 to 1878; a founder and president of the St. Botolph Club (1880-1886); a founder of the Archaeological Institute of America; and an Overseer of Harvard College. Despite his active scholarly and social endeavors, Francis Parkman was also plagued by illness throughout his life, including a debilitating loss of eyesight, insomnia, and arthritis of the knees.

In 1850, Francis Parkman married Catherine Scollay Bigelow (1825-1858), daughter of physician and botanist Jacob Bigelow (1786-1879) and Mary Scollay (1793-1882), and the sister of Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818-1890). Francis and Catherine had three children: Grace Parkman (1851-1928), who married Charles P. Coffin; Francis Parkman III (1854-1857); and Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), who married John Templeman Coolidge (1856-1879) in 1879. In 1852, after Rev. Francis Parkman’s death, the Parkmans bought a summer house on Jamaica Pond in Jamaica Plain, Mass., where Francis Parkman maintained an extensive garden to pursue his interest in horticulture. During the winters, the Parkman family lived at 8 Walnut Street in Boston with Parkman’s widowed mother. In 1858, Parkman’s wife Catherine died. Parkman and his children moved their winter residence to 50 Chestnut Street, Boston, and after his mother’s death in 1871, his sister Eliza also moved in and lived with Parkman until his death in 1893.

Francis Parkman's siblings included: Caroline Hall Parkman (b. 1825), who in 1852 married John Cordner (1816-1894); Mary Agnes Parkman (1827); Mary Brooks Parkman (1830-1866); Eliza Willard Shaw Parkman (1832-1905); and John Eliot Parkman (1834-1871). He also had two half-siblings, Samuel Parkman (1816-1854) and Sarah Cabot Parkman Atkinson (b. 1818), who were the children of Rev. Francis Parkman and his first wife, Sarah Cabot (d. 1818).

Collection Description

This collection contains 665 photographs in 4 boxes, 8 volumes, and 3 oversize boxes. Most of these photographs were collected by Francis Parkman and his descendants; they span the years ca. 1840-1910.

Four boxes and three oversize boxes contain loose photographs. Many of these are portrait photographs of Francis Parkman, his daughters, and other Parkman family members, as well as his friends and colleagues. There are also a large number of views of various places in the United States, Canada, and Europe. These include photographs of the Minnesota frontier; camping and canoeing the waterways of Maine, taken ca. 1867-1879 by James C. Stoddard; views of cities and wilderness in Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia taken by various Canadian photographers; and Francis Parkman’s homes at 50 Chestnut Street in Boston and on Jamaica Pond in Jamaica Plain, Mass. The loose photographs also include some portraits of Native Americans, collected by Parkman; photographs of Parkman’s camp on the Batiscan River in Quebec with Charles Haight Farnham in 1886; and other miscellaneous photographs, including photographic reproductions of European artwork.

There are also eight volumes of photographs in this collection. Four volumes contain portrait and snapshot photographs of various members of the Parkman, Cordner, and Coolidge families and their descendants, taken ca. 1860-1910. Another volume contains cartes de visite collected by John Eliot Parkman, brother of Francis Parkman, that include portraits of Civil War soldiers, taken ca. 1860-1864. Other volumes contain cartes de visite of American and European public figures, as well as portraits of Native Americans collected by Francis Parkman.

This collection contains tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, stereographs, and other paper-based photographs. There are also four daguerreotypes and one ambrotype, which are stored apart from the collection by format in the Daguerreotype collection (Photo. Coll. 1) and the Ambrotype collection (Photo. Coll.). See the Detailed Description of the Collection for more information.

Photographers in this collection include both American and Canadian commercial photographers, among others. Some of the American photographers are Allen & Rowell, James Wallace Black, and John Adams Whipple of Boston, Mass.; Benjamin Franklin Upton of St. Anthony, Minn.; Whitney’s Gallery of St. Paul, Minn.; and James C. Stoddard, among many others. Canadian photographers include Alexander Henderson and William Notman of Montreal, as well as Livernois & Bienvenu of Quebec, among others.

Acquisition Information

The Francis Parkman photographs were removed from the Francis Parkman papers, a gift by Francis Parkman to the Massachusetts Historical Society in several installments between the Civil War and his death in 1893. Additions to this collection were made to the Society by Elizabeth P. Cordner in Apr. 1928 and Oct. 1942, and by Mrs. John Forbes Perkins in Feb. 1956.

Detailed Description of the Collection

I. Photograph albums

All photographs in these volumes are arranged in the order in which they appear in the album.

A. Vol. 1. Francis Parkman family carte de visite album, ca. 1860-1877.

This volume contains carte de visite portraits, mostly of Francis Parkman's daughters, Grace Parkman (later Coffin) and Katherine Scollay Parkman (later Coolidge). The photographs were taken ca. 1860-1877 by Howard A. Richardson, Antoine Sonrel, and John Adams Whipple, all of Boston, Mass., among others.

Vol. 1#170.1
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928),ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 1#170.2-4
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900),ca. 1860-1861.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 1#170.5
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900),ca. 1863-1864.Taken by Antoine Sonrel (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 1#170.6-7
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928) and Katherine Scollay Parkman Coolidge (1858-1900), ca. 1865.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 1#170.8-11
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900) and Flora Grant, ca. 1867-1868.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 1#170.12-14
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928), 1868.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 1#170.15
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), ca. 1877.Taken by Howard A. Richardson (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 1#170.16
Unidentified woman, ca. 1870-1875.Taken by Le Jeune (Paris, France).
Vol. 1#170.17
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), 1875.Taken by Howard A. Richardson (Boston, Mass.).

B. Vol. 2: Parkman-Cordner family photograph album, ca. 1860-1879.

This volume contains carte de visite and cabinet card portraits, mostly of members of the Parkman and Cordner families. Subjects include Francis Parkman (1823-1893) and Catherine Scollay Bigelow Parkman, as well as John Cordner (1816-1894), husband of Francis's sister Caroline Hall Parkman, and their three daughters, Mary Agnes Cordner, Caroline Parkman Cordner, and Elizabeth Parkman Cordner, among many others. Most of the photographs are unidentified, and the portraits may also include those of family friends as well as American and European public figures. Most of the photographs were taken by Canadian photographers, including William Notman.

Vol. 2#170.18-72

C. Vol. 3: Parkman-Coolidge family photograph album, ca. 1860-1889.

This volume contains photographs of various members of the families of Francis Parkman and Katherine Scollay Parkman Coolidge, taken ca. 1860-1889. Subjects include Francis Parkman, Catherine Scollay Bigelow Parkman, Charles F. Atkinson, Grace Parkman (later Coffin), and various members of the Cordner family, as well as Katherine Scollay Parkman Coolidge and her children. Photographers include John Adams Whipple, James Wallace Black, James Notman, and Allen & Rowell, all of Boston, Mass., and various French photographers.

Vol. 3#170.73-74
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), 1882.Taken by James Notman (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.75-76
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), 1889.Taken by A. N. Hardy (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.77
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1844.Photographer unknown.Photomechanical reproduction, n.d.
Vol. 3#170.78
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1865.Photographer unknown.Photomechanical reproduction.
Vol. 3#170.79
Atkinson, Charles F., 18 Apr. 1883.Taken by Ritz & Hastings (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.80
Atkinson, Charles F. and Susan, ca. 1884-1887.Taken by the Notman Photograph Company (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.81
Unidentified girl, n.d.Taken by William Notman.
Vol. 3#170.82
[Holdridge?], Harry, Dec. 1874.Taken by George F. Parlow (New Bedford, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.83
Cordner, Elizabeth Parkman, Dec. 1882.Taken by the Notman Photograph Company (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.84
Cordner, Caroline Parkman, Dec. 1882.Taken by the Notman Photograph Company (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.85
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928) and Katherine Scollay Parkman Coolidge (1858-1900), ca. 1865.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.86
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1889.Taken by Notman & Campbell (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.87
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1860-1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).

Inscription on back of photograph : "Parkman / Nov 18th / old [illegible]".

Vol. 3#170.88
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1865.Taken by Black & Case (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.89
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928), 1868.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.90
Parkman, Catherine Scollay Bigelow (1825-1858) and Grace Coffin Parkman (1851-1928), ca. 1854-1855.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.91
Coolidge, John Templeman (b. 1889), Oct. 1889.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.92
Coolidge, Molly, ca. 1882-1883.Taken by van Bosch (Paris, France).
Vol. 3#170.93
Coolidge, Katherine Parkman (b. 1888), ca. 1889.Taken by van Bosch (Paris, France).

Inscription on album page: "Katrine / granddaughter".

Vol. 3#170.94
Coolidge, Mary, ca. 1883-1884.Taken by van Bosch (Paris, France).
Vol. 3#170.95-96
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), ca. 1860-1861.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.97
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900) and Flora Grant, ca. 1867-1868.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.98
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), Oct. 1876.Taken by Howard A. Richardson (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.99
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), Dec. 1877.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.100
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), 7 Apr. 1879.Taken by James Notman (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.101-102
Coolidge, Mary, 1881.Taken by Photie. Berthier (Paris, France).

Inscription on back of both photographs: "Mary Coolidge. 1881 / 5 ½ months." Inscription on album page: "Molly."

Vol. 3#170.103
Coolidge, Mary, 1882.Taken by van Bosch (Paris, France).
Vol. 3#170.104
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), Apr. 1879.Taken by James Notman (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.105
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), Oct. 1876.Taken by Howard A. Richardson (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.106
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1860.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).

Inscription on back of photograph (partial), possibly in the hand of James Wallace Black: "F Parkman / Saturday / May 2nd / 50 Chestnut St / [illegible]".

Vol. 3#170.107
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), Mar. 1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).
Vol. 3#170.108
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), 1861.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).

D. Vol. 4. Parkman family photograph album, ca. 1900-1910.

This volume contains snapshot photographs taken ca. 1900-1910, mostly of unidentified children, probably descendants of Francis Parkman. The photographer is unknown. The last page of the album is inscribed, "E. McA. D."

Vol. 4#170.109-122

E. Vol. 5: John Eliot Parkman carte de visite album, ca. 1860-1864.

This volume contains carte de visite portraits collected by John Eliot Parkman, brother of Francis Parkman. Most of the subjects of the photographs are unidentified but include portraits of Civil War soldiers, many of whom possibly served with John Eliot Parkman. All of the photographs were taken between ca. 1860-1864. Photographers include Black & Batchelder, James Wallace Black, and John Adams Whipple, all of Boston, Mass., among others. The inside cover of the album is inscribed with the initials, "J. E. P."

Vol. 5#170.123-146

F. Vol. 6: American and European public figures carte de visite album, ca. 1862-1875.

This volume contains carte de visite portraits, mostly of various American and European public figures. The photographs were taken between ca. 1862-1875, and most are unidentified. The portraits may also include photos of various Parkman family members and friends. Photographers include William Notman of Montreal, as well as John Adams Whipple and James Wallace Black of Boston, Mass., among many other American, Canadian, and European photographers.

Vol. 6#170.147-192

G. Vols. 7-8. Native American carte de visite albums, 1862-1871

Two fold-out volumes containing carte de visite portraits of Native Americans, collected by Francis Parkman. Titles listed below in quotation marks are either those printed commercially on the cartes de visite or are inscriptions hand-written on the front of the photograph.

NOTE: Some of the photographs in this subseries have been digitized. Click on the links below to see digital images.

Vol. 7#170.193
"Church at [Tadoussac?]," n.d.Photographer unknown.
Vol. 7#170.194
Unidentified view, n.d.Photographer unknown.Photograph of an engraving.
Vol. 7#170.195-206
Photographs of portrait paintings, engravings, and sculpture of various people, n.d.Most photographs taken by Maison Livernois (Quebec).
Vol. 7#170.207
"Pawnee Scouts," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 7#170.208
Two Utah men, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by A. S. McKenny's National Gallery of Art (Omaha, Neb.).Hand-colored carte de visite.
Vol. 7#170.209
Sioux man with gun, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Hamilton & Jackson's Gallery of Art (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 7#170.210
"Chief of the Blackfeet," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 7#170.211
"Pawnee Scout," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 7#170.212
Pawnee man and woman, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 7#170.213
"Chief of the [Otois?]," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).

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Vol. 7#170.214
Two Arapaho men, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).

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Vol. 7#170.215
"Pawnee Warrior," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).

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Vol. 7#170.216
Pawnee man and Sioux man, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Hamilton & Jackson's Gallery of Art (Omaha, Neb.).

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Vol. 7#170.217
Sioux man, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 7#170.218-220
Ute men, Colorado, 1867.Photographer unknown.
Vol. 7#170.221
View of three unidentified Native Americans on horseback in street with white men, Colorado, 1866.Photographer unknown.Hand-colored carte de visite.
Vol. 7#170.222
Three unidentified Native Americans, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by A. S. McKenny's National Gallery of Art (Black Hawk, Colo. Territory).
Vol. 7#170.223
Ute man, 1867.Taken by C. F. Alter (Denver, Colo.).

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Vol. 7#170.224
Ute man and woman, 1867.Taken by C. F. Alter (Denver, Colo.).
Vol. 7#170.225
Cheyenne and Arapaho men, 1866.Photographer unknown.
Vol. 7#170.226
Uintah Ute man, 1866.Photographer unknown.

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Vol. 7#170.227
"Uintah Ute," 1866.Taken by E. B. Fowler (Denver City, Colo. Territory).
Vol. 7#170.228
"Uintah Ute Chief," 1866.Photographer unknown.
Vol. 7#170.229
Ute man, 1866.Taken by the Denver Photographic Rooms (Denver, Colo.).
Vol. 7#170.230
"Jim Beckworth," 1866.Taken by the Denver Photographic Rooms (Denver, Colo.).
Vol. 7#170.231-232
Photographs of artwork depicting Canadian trappers, n.d.Photographer unknown; original art by Cornelius David Kreighoff.

Inscriptions on back of photos: "Photographed from Krieghoff's paintings."

Vol. 7#170.233
"Sioux (Big Rib), Colorado," 1866.Taken by the Denver Photographic Rooms (Denver, Colo.).
Vol. 7#170.234
"Cheyenne (Spotted Wolf)," ca. 1866.Taken by the Denver Photographic Rooms (Denver, Colo.).

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Vol. 7#170.235
"Ute, Colorado," 1866.Taken by the Denver Photographic Rooms (Denver, Colo.).

Inscription on back of photo: "[Ulay?] - brother of Shawanoah / Ute".

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Vol. 7#170.236
"Ute, Colorado," 1866.Photographer unknown.

Inscription on back of photo: "Shawanoah / war chief of the Utes".

Vol. 7#170.237
Two Ute men, 1866.Photographer unknown.Hand-colored carte de visite.

Inscription on photo: "Utahs (J.E.P.) / 1866."

Vol. 8#170.238
"Anpetu-sapa-win. (Black Day Woman)/ A Sioux Belle," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.239
"We-no-na, (First Born.)/ (Daughter of Sioux Chief, "Red Iron."), ca. 1862-1863.Taken by Upton's (St. Anthony, Minn.).

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Vol. 8#170.240
"Can-ku was-te win, (Good Road Woman,)/ A Sioux Beauty," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.241
"U-se-do-ha,/ A Sioux Belle," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.242
"Old Bets./ (A Sioux squaw who will long be remembered with gratitude by many of the Minnesota captives, for her kindness to them while among the Sioux in 1862," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.243
"Sioux in dress of a murdered white woman," 1862.Taken by Upton's (St. Anthony, Minn.).

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Vol. 8#170.244
"Little Crow,/ A Sioux Chief and leader of the Indian massacre of 1862 in Minnesota," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.245-246
"Little Crow's Son. Wo-wi-na-pe./ (One who comes in sight.)/ Taken prisoner by the Military Expedition, under command of Brig. Gen. Sibley, 1863," 1864.Taken by J. E. Whitney.

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Vol. 8#170.247
"A Sioux dandy," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.248
"Sioux dandy," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).

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Vol. 8#170.249
"Wa-kan-o-zhan-zhan, (Medicine Bottle.)/ Hung at Fort Snelling, November 11th, 1865 for participating in the massacre of 1862," ca. 1864-1865.Taken by Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.).

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Vol. 8#170.250
"O-ta-dan. (Plenty.)/ Taken prisoner by the military expedition, under command of Brig. Gen. Sibley, 1863," 1864.Taken by J. E. Whitney.
Vol. 8#170.251
"Paha-uza-tanka./ The great Scalp taker (Sioux.)/ The number of Feathers (16) in the head dress denotes the number of Scalps taken," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.252
"Friendly Sioux in Blackhawk war," ca. 1865.Photographer unknown.

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Vol. 8#170.253
"Sha-kpe, (Little Six,)/ Executed at Fort Snelling, Nov. 11, 1865, for participation in the Massacre of 1862," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.254
"Sioux Indians," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.255
"Sioux Prisoner," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Upton's (St. Anthony, Minn.).

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Vol. 8#170.256
"Red-Leg Sioux," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Upton's (St. Anthony, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.257
"Ne-bah-quah-om. (Big Dog.)/ A Chippewa Chief who offered himself and his band of warriors to Government, to fight the Sioux in their raid in Minnesota in 1862," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.258
"Be-she-kee. (Buffalo.)/ Head Chief of Leech Lake Chippewas. Opposed Hole-in-the-Day in his designs of making war upon the whites," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.259
"Winne-sheik, or Thunder Coming./ Winnebago Chief and Warriors in Council," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.260
Winnebago Chiefs in council," ca. 1865.Taken by Whitney's gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.261
"Wah bo jeeg. (White Fisher.)/ Chief Gull Lake Band Chippewas. An old Warrior, once taken prisoner by the Sioux, and speaks the language," ca. 1865.Taken by Whitney's gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.262
"Qui-wi-sain-shish. (Bad Boy,)/ Chief of Gull Lake Chippewas./ Who to escape the vengeance of the Indians when they discovered his friendship for the whites, in the outbreak of 1862, was obliged to seek protection in Fort Ripley," ca. 1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.263
"Winnebago Chiefs," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.264-265
"Chippewa Wigwams," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).Photo. #170.265 is a hand-colored carte de visite.
Vol. 8#170.266
"Tepees of the Sioux Indians,/ Minnesota," ca. 1863.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).Hand-colored carte de visite.

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Vol. 8#170.267
"Sioux Prisoners," ca. 1862-1865.Taken by Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.268
"Squaws guarding cornfield from depredation of blackbirds," ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).

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Vol. 8#170.269
"Tepees,/ Of the Sioux Indians, Minnesota," ca. 1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.270
"Chippewa Wedding," ca. 1865.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Vol. 8#170.271
"Soldiers in 1862 (Sioux War)," 1862.Photographer unknown.
Vol. 8#170.272
"People Escaping from the Indian Massacre,/ At Dinner on a Prairie. Photographed by one of the party," 1862.Photographer unknown.
Vol. 8#170.273
Unidentified Native American man, ca. 1865.Taken by Parker & Johnson (Omaha, Neb.).

Written backwards on the photo: "Murderer of McMurthy who was killed at Grand [illegible]."

Vol. 8#170.274
Unidentified Native American man, ca. 1865.Taken by Parker & Johnson (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 8#170.275
Pawnee man, ca. 1865.Taken by Caton's Gallery of Art (Omaha, Neb.).

Inscription on back of photo: "Pawnee with a white womans [sic] scalp in his belt - the brute."

Vol. 8#170.276
Pawnee boy, ca. 1865.Taken by Caton's Gallery of Art (Omaha, Neb.).
Vol. 8#170.277
"Snake," 21 Feb. 1871.Taken by C. W. Carter's View Emporium (Salt Lake City, Utah Territory).

Inscription on back of photo: "Feb 21st - 1871 / Snake Charlie".

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Vol. 8#170.278
"Paiute Chief," ca. 1865.Taken by C. W. Carter's View Emporium (Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory).
Vol. 8#170.279
"Pah Utes," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Savage & Ottinger (Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory).

Inscription on back of photo: "Salt Lake, Feb. 21, 1871".

Vol. 8#170.280
Paiute man and woman, ca. 1865-1870.Photographer unknown.

Inscription on back of photo: "Salt Lake/ Feb. 21 '71/ Little Soldier +/ Squaw/ Pah Ute."

Vol. 8#170.281
Unidentified Native American man and woman, ca. 1865-1870.Taken by C. W. Carter's View Emporium (Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory).

Inscription on back of photo: "[Bannachs?]/ Feb 21, 1871."

Vol. 8#170.282
Two Paiute children, ca. 1865.Taken by C. W. Carter's View Emporium (Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory).

Inscription on back of photo: "Pahute [Pahastes?]."

Vol. 8#170.283
"Kish-kan-nah-cut. (Stump.) Chief of Mille Lac Chippewas," ca. 1865-1870.Taken by Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).

II. Loose photographs

This series contains loose photographs not collected in photograph albums and is divided into seven sections: Glass-based photographs (A); Portraits of Parkman family and friends (B); Views (C); Photographs of Native Americans (D); Batiscan River photographs (E); Art and artifacts (F); Miscellaneous photographs (G); and Oversize loose photographs (H).

A. Glass-based photographs

Arranged alphabetically.

This subseries contains daguerreotype and ambrotype portraits and one view, collected by Francis Parkman. Please note that daguerreotypes and ambrotypes are stored apart from this collection by format in the Daguerreotype collection (Photo. Coll. 1) and Ambrotype collection (Photo. Coll. 2). When requesting glass-based photographs, the reader should use call numbers for Photo. Coll. 1 and Photo. Coll. 2, listed below in bold, NOT those for Photo. Coll. 170.

#1.19#170.284
Campau family house, ca. 1840.Photographer unknown.Hand-colored sixth-plate daguerreotype in leather case.

Enclosed with daguerreotype is a note in an unidentified hand that reads, "House of M. Campau, defended by Maj. Rogers, July 31st 1763."

#1.271a-b#170.285
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928), ca. 1855-1857.Photographer unknown.Two hand-colored sixth-plate daguerreotypes in one leather case.
#1.270#170.286
Parkman, Caroline Hall (1794-1871), ca. 1850-1854.Photographer unknown.Sixth-plate daguerreotype in leather case of a portrait painting of Caroline Hall Parkman. The original artist of the painting is unknown.

See also Photo. 1.307, an identical daguerreotype of Caroline Hall Parkman that is not part of this collection.

#2.106#170.287
Unidentified girl, ca. 1857-1858.Taken by James & Co. (Boston, Mass.).Hand-colored ninth-plate ambrotype in brass preserver.

Possibly a member of the Parkman family.

#1.269#170.288
Unidentified woman, ca. 1850-1860.Photographer unknown.Hand-colored oval daguerreotype in leather sixth-plate case.

Possibly a member of the Parkman family.

B. Portraits of Parkman family and friends

Arranged alphabetically into two groups: Individual portraits and Group portraits.

This subseries contains portrait photographs of various members of Francis Parkman, his daughters, and other Parkman family members, as well as some of Parkman's friends and colleagues.

Individual portraits

Box 1#170.289
Agassiz, [Annie?] R., ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.290
Agassiz, Louis (1807-1873), ca. 1863-1869.Taken by Antoine Sonrel (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.291
Baldwin, A. C. (1804-1887), ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.292
Bartol, [Cyrus Augustus (1813-1900)?], ca. 1867-1868.Taken by John S. Notman & Co. (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.293
Bigelow, Henry Jacob (1818-1890), ca. 1885-1889.Photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.294
Cabot, Edward Clarke (1818-1901), ca. 1861-1865.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).

Lieutenant-Colonel, 44th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Box 1#170.295
Casgrain, Henri Raymond (1831-1904), 1868.Photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.296
Child, Francis James (1825-1896), ca. 1868.Taken by George Kendall Warren (Cambridge, Mass.).
Box 1#170.297
Clarke, James Freeman (1810-1888), ca. 1867-1868.Taken by John S. Notman (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.298
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928), ca. 1852-1853.Taken by William Notman.Probably a photograph of a daguerreotype; original photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.299-301
Coffin, Grace Parkman (1851-1928), ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).Three cartes de visite taken in the same sitting.
Box 1#170.302a-304
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900), 1875.Taken by Howard A. Richardson (Boston, Mass.).Four small photographs taken in the same sitting. Photos. #1.302a-b are duplicates.
Box 1#170.305
Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851), from a daguerreotype taken ca. 1851.Photographer unknown.

Inscription on back of photograph: "F. P./ from/ S.C.A./ Bought in Cooperstown,/ August '88." [Given to Francis Parkman by Sarah Cabot Parkman (b. 1818).]

Box 1#170.306a-b
Cordner, John (1816-1894), ca. 1867.Taken by John S. Notman (Boston, Mass.).Two duplicate cabinet cards.
Box 1#170.307-308
Cordner, John (1816-1894), Dec. 1871.Taken by William Notman (Montreal, Canada).One cabinet card and one trimmed carte de visite, depicting the same photograph.
Box 1#170.309
Dabney, Charles W. (1823-18870), ca. 1861-1862.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).

Major, 44th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Inscription on back of photograph: "Dabney/ 6/ Oct 4/ Friday/ Oct, 6th [illegible]".

Box 1#170.310
Ellis, Rufus (1819-1885), ca. 1867-1868.Taken by John S. Notman & Co. (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.311
Gould, Benjamin Apthorp (1824-1896), ca. 1874.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).

Inscription on back of photograph: "F. Parkman from B. A. Gould/ Nov. 1874".

Box 1#170.311a
Grant, Flora, Jan. 1878.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.312
Green, Bessie, 1863.Taken by Augustus Marshall (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.313
Hale, Edward Everett (1822-1909), ca. 1880.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.314
Higginson, Lola, ca. 1860-1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.315
LaRue, Hubert (1833-1881), n.d.Taken by L. P. Fallée (Quebec, Canada).
Box 1#170.316
Lee, Francis L. (1823-1886), ca. 1861-1865.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).

Colonel, 44th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Box 1#170.317
Lodge, John Ellerton (1876-1942), 1881.Taken by Notman & Campbell (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.318
Lothrop, Samuel Kirkland (1804-1886), ca. 1867-1868.Taken by John S. Notman & Co. (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.319
Margry, Pierre (1818-1894), 1867.Photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.320
Mayer, Brantz (1809-1879),1849.Taken by Stanton & Butler (Baltimore, Md.).Photograph of a daguerreotype; original photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.321
Parker, Francis E. (1821-1886), n.d.Taken by Charles F. Conley (Boston, Mass.).Photograph of a daguerreotype, taken ca. 1883; original photographer and date unknown.
Box 1#170.322-324
Parkman, Caroline Hall (1794-1871) at 50 Chestnut Street, Boston, Mass., ca. 1870-1871.Possibly taken by Francis Parkman.
Box 1#170.325-326
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), 1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).Two cartes de visite taken in the same sitting.
Box 1#170.327
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1865.Taken by Black & Case (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.328
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1872-1874.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.329a-d
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1875.Taken by the Notman Photographic Co.Four duplicate photographs.
Box 1#170.330
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1875-1880.Photographer unknown.Damaged mounting.
Box 1#170.331a-332
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), 1882.Taken by James Notman (Boston, Mass.).Three duplicate photographs and one variation of the original.
Box 1#170.333a-b
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), 1889.Taken by A. N. Hardy (Boston, Mass.).Two duplicate photographs.
Box 1#170.334a-336
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893) at home in Jamaica Plain, Mass., ca. 1890.Possibly taken by Charles F. Atkinson.

Photo. #170.334b is a copy photograph of Photo. #170.331a, taken by George M. Cushing (Boston, Mass.).

Inscription on back of Photo. #170.334a: "Jamaica Plain/ 1890?/ Taken by/ C.F.A."

See also Photo. #170.357, which was taken in the same sitting by the same photographer.

Box 1#170.337
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), June 1890.Photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.338a-b
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), deathbed, 1893.Photographer unknown.Two duplicate photographs.
Box 1#170.339
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), deathmask, ca. 1893.Possibly taken by John Templeman Coolidge, Jr.
Box 1#170.340
Sparks, Jared (1789-1866), ca. 1850-1860.Photographer unknown.Probably a photograph of a daguerreotype; original photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.341-345b
Unidentified men, ca. 1873-1880.Taken by various photographers.
Box 1#170.346-351
Unidentified women, ca. 1867-1920.Taken by various photographers.

Group portraits

Box 1#170.352
Coffin, Grace Parkman (b. 1851) and Katherine Scollay Parkman Coolidge (1858-1900), ca. 1866-1871. Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.353
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900) and family, n.d.Photographer unknown.
Box 1#170.354
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900) and Flora Grant, ca. 1878. Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.355
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman (1858-1900) and Flora Grant, 16 Sept. 1879.Taken by James Notman (Boston, Mass.).
Box 1#170.356
Parkman, Catherine Scollay Bigelow (1825-1858) and Grace Parkman Coffin) (1851-1928), ca. 1855.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).Possibly a photograph of a daguerreotype.
Box 1#170.357
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893) and Eliza Willard Shaw Parkman (1832-1905) in Jamaica Plain, Mass., ca. 1890.Possibly taken by Charles F. Atkinson.

Inscription on back of photograph: "F. P. taken by C. F. A. at Jamaica Plain."

See also Photos. #170.334a-336, which were taken in the same sitting by the same photographer.

Box 1#170.358-359
Unidentified groups, ca. 1860-1885.Taken by various photographers.

C. Views

Arranged into three groups: United States, Canada, and Other (all alphabetical by location).

This subseries contains various views of places of importance to Francis Parkman, mostly of wilderness and frontier living in the United States and various cities in Canada. There are also some views of various places in Europe. Photographers include James C. Stoddard; Benjamin Franklin Upton of St. Anthony, Minn.; and William Notman of Montreal.

United States

Box 2#170.360
Illinois: Illinois River, ca. 1866.Taken by D. W. S. Rawson.Half of a stereograph.
Box 2#170.361-368
Maine, ca. 1867-1876.Taken by James C. Stoddard.Stereographs.

These photographs may have been taken during surveying expeditions through Maine, and each stereograph is identified on the verso in the hand of Francis Parkman. The stereographs also include one view of Native Americans at camp on Aboljacarmegus Lake. See also oversize Photos. #170.587-605.

Box 2#170.369-370
Maine: Rangeley Lakes, ca. 1886.Various photographers.

Inscription on the back of Photo. #170.360: "Rangeley Lakes./ in 1886./ Built by F. P. but he was never able to occupy it."

Box 2#170.371a-376b
Massachusetts: Boston - Francis Parkman's study at 50 Chestnut Street, ca. 1960.Taken by George M. Cushing.
Box 2#170.377-386
Minnesota: Logging on the Apple River, ca. 1860s.Some taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.); other photographers unknown.
Box 2#170.387-393
Minnesota: The Dells, St. Croix River, ca. 1860s.Taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.) and Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Box 2#170.394-399
Minnesota: Falls of Saint Anthony, ca. 1860s.Taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.), Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.), and W. H. Jacoby (Minneapolis, Minn.).
Box 2#170.400-402
Minnesota: Fort Snelling, ca. 1860s.Taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.) and Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Box 2#170.403-405
Minnesota: Minne-ha-ha Falls, ca. 1860s.Taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.) and Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Box 2#170.406-411
Minnesota: Silver Cascade, ca. 1860s.Taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.) and Whitney's Gallery (St. Paul, Minn.).
Box 2#170.412-414
Minnesota: Other, ca. 1860s.Some taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton (St. Anthony, Minn.); other photographer unknown.
Box 2#170.415
New Hampshire, ca. 1870s.Taken by C. P. Hillard (Lisbon, N.H.).
Box 2#170.416
Vermont[?]: Maple sugaring in the Green Mountains, ca. 1860s.Photographer unknown.

Canada

Box 2#170.417-423
Ontario: Bolton, ca. 1865-1875.Taken by Notman (Montreal).stereographs.
Box 2#170.424
Ontario: Niagara Falls, ca. 1865-1875.Taken by Notman (Montreal).
Box 2#170.425-431
Ontario: Ottawa, ca. 1865-1875.Taken by Notman (Montreal).stereographs.
Box 2#170.432-445
Quebec: Lake Memphremagog, ca. 1865-1875.Taken by Notman (Montreal).stereographs.
Box 2#170.446-456
Quebec: Montreal, various views, ca. 1865-1875.Some taken by J. Inglis and J.G. Parks (Montreal).stereographs.
Box 2#170.457-461
Quebec: Montreal, flood of, 22 Apr. 1869.Some taken by J. Inglis and A. Henderson (Montreal).Stereographs.
Box 2#170.462
Quebec: Montreal, St. Lawrence River at, 20 Apr. 1863.Possibly taken by Francis Parkman or John Cordner.

Inscription on back of photograph: "River St Lawrence at Montreal -/ after "Shove" of the Ice 20th Apr. 1863".

Box 2#170.463-472
Quebec: Shawenegan Falls, ca. 1865-1875.Taken by Notman (Montreal).Stereographs.
Box 2#170.473-480
Quebec: Various views, ca. 1865-1875.Taken by Notman (Montreal) and Livernois & Bienvenu (Quebec).stereographs and one carte de visite.
Box 2#170.481-482
Unidentified Canadian views, ca. 1860s.Various photographers.stereographs.

Other

Box 2#170.483
France: Cathédrale de Rouen, n.d.Photographer unknown.Half of stereograph.
Box 2#170.484
Italy: Florence, 9 Nov. 1881.Possibly taken by Francis Parkman.
Box 2#170.485-487
Scotland, n.d.Photographer unknown.
Box 2#170.488
Switzerland: Château de Chillon, n.d.Taken by Ch. Soulier (Paris, France).

Inscription on back of photograph: "With F. P. 1872."

Box 2#170.489-492
Unidentified locations, various dates.Photographers unknown.

D. Photographs of Native Americans

This subseries contains loose photographs of portraits of Utes and other unidentified Native Americans, cartes de visite depicting "Red River Half-Breeds" of Minnesota, and one albumen photograph of a pueblo in Taos, New Mexico. All of these photographs were taken ca. 1860-1870 and were collected by Francis Parkman. Includes one hand-colored tintype and a note in Francis Parkman's hand describing his relationship to some of the Native American subjects in these photographs.

Click here to see a digital image of photograph #170.495.

Box 3#170.493-500

E. Batiscan River photographs

This subseries contains loose photographs of Francis Parkman and Charles Haight Farnham during the month they spent at Farnham's camp on the Batiscan River, Lake St. John in Quebec in June 1886. These photos were taken by both Parkman and Farnham.

Box 3#170.501-504

F. Art and artifacts

Loose photographs of reproductions of European artwork, as well as of artifacts of historical significance such as the "Lenape Stone," a supposed Native American pictographic artifact that was discovered in Pennsylvania in 1872. These photographs were most likely collected by Francis Parkman and his sister, Eliza Willard Shaw Parkman.

Box 4#170.504a-570

G. Miscellaneous photographs

This subseries contains miscellaneous photographs collected by Francis Parkman. Subjects include a fish, a manuscript map of an unidentified location, and a manuscript written in French, as well as a series of four views of an interior of an unidentified church and an unidentified man, taken by the same photographer. One of the photographs was taken by Sweeney of Cleveland, Ohio; the other photographers are unknown.

Box 4#170.571-577

H. Oversize loose photographs

Arranged alphabetically into five groups: Portraits; Views; Native Americans; Art and artifacts; and Miscellaneous.

Portraits

OS Box 1#170.578
Montcalm de Saint Véran, Louis-Joseph (1712-1759), portrait painting of, n.d.Taken by Ad. Brawn & Cic.; original artist unknown.
OS Box 1#170.579a-581
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), various dates.Photomechanical reproductions and engravings of photographs.
OS Box 1#170.582
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), portrait painting of, 1883.Photographer unknown.Photograph of portrait painting by Fred. Vinton.
OS Box 1#170.583-585
Parkman, Francis (1823-1893), ca. 1889.Photographer unknown.
OS Box 1#170.586
Wolfe, James (1727-1759), watercolor of, n.d.Taken by Francis Parkman, Aug. 1880..Photograph of a watercolor by Benjamin West.

Views

OS Box 1#170.587-605
United States: Maine, ca. 1872-1876.Taken by James C. Stoddard.

See also Photos. #170.361-368.

OS Box 2#170.606
United States: Boston, Mass. -- Parkman family house at 5 Bowdoin Square, n.d.Photographer unknown.Photomechanical reproduction.
OS Box 2#170.607-621
United States: Jamaica Plain, Mass. -- Francis Parkman house, ca. 1870-1894.Photographer(s) unknown.
OS Box 2#170.622-623
United States: Portsmouth, N.H. -- Little Harbor, ca. 1880s.Photographer unknown.
OS Box 2#170.624
Canada: British Columbia -- "Indian Bridge over R[iver] Skeena," ca. 1870-1875.Taken by Alexander Henderson (Montreal).
OS Box 2#170.625-626
Canada: Quebec City, Quebec, ca. 1870-1880.Taken by E. S. Coleman.
OS Box 2#170.627-628
Canada: Quebec City, Quebec -- Views of Grand Trunk Railway Wharf, Pointe Lévis, 1871.Taken by Louis-Prudent Vallée (Quebec).
OS Box 2#170.629-634
Canada: Quebec, ca. 1880s.Taken by Livernois & Bienvenu (Quebec).
OS Box 2#170.635-646
Canada: Various views, ca. 1870-1875.Taken by Alexander Henderson (Montreal).
OS Box 2#170.647-648
Unidentified views, ca. 1870-1880.Various photographers.

Native Americans

OS Box 3#170.649-650
Unidentified view, ca. 1870-1880.Photographer unknown.
OS Box 3#170.651
Native American artifacts, ca. 1870-1880.Photographer unknown.
OS Box 3#170.652
Necklace of human fingers, ca. 1894.Photographer unknown.

Art and artifacts

Various photographs of paintings and sculpture, taken ca. 1875-1890 by various photographers.

OS Box 3#170.653-658

Miscellaneous

One photograph of a flower, "Magnolia macrophylla," taken ca. 1880s. The photographer is unknown.

OS Box 3#170.659

Preferred Citation

Francis Parkman photographs, Photo. Coll. 170, Massachusetts Historical Society Photo Archives.

Access Terms

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.

Persons:

Coffin, Grace Parkman, 1851-1928--Photographs.
Coolidge, Katherine Scollay Parkman, 1858-1900--Photographs.
Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893--Photographs.
Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893--Homes and haunts--Massachusetts--Photographs.
Coolidge family--Photographs.
Cordner family--Photographs.
Parkman family--Photographs.
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896, photographer.
Henderson, Alexander, 1831-1913, photographer.
Stoddard, James C., photographer.
Upton, Benjamin Franklin, b. 1818, photographer.
Whipple, John Adams, 1822-1891, photographer.

Organizations:

Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.), photographers.
Livernois & Bienvenu, photographers.

Subjects:

Historians--Massachusetts--Photographs.
Indians of North America--19th century--Photographs.
Soldiers--Photographs.
Voyages and travels--Photographs.
Canada--19th century--Photographs.
Jamaica Plain (Boston, Mass.)--Photographs.
Maine--19th century--Photographs.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs.
Cabinet photographs.
Cartes de visite.
Stereographs.
Tintypes.
Card photograph albums.