This collection contains one bound album of 18 photographs of African Americans, including children, women, as well as men in military uniforms. Photographs were taken by multiple studios in Virginia including the E.C. Leath Photograph Gallery in Petersburg and the Virginia, Evans and Son Gallery in Norfolk, virginia. Other photographs were produced by New York based studios including Adams Studio and Richard Ward Studio. The photographs include carte de visites, tintypes and postcards.
Photograph album, circa 1865-1920, of Charles Page Bryan entitled "Some Beautiful and Interesting Women I Have Known." The book contains black and white and tinted photographs, cartes-de-visite, and newspaper clippings of hundreds of women including Ethel Barrymore, Sarah Berhardt, Florence (Lathrop) Field Page, Alice (Roosevelt) Longworth, members of royalty, and wives and daughters of diplomats.
Autograph album, 1850-1856, of Annie Haseltine Judson Chiles, Chesterfield, Virginia which also contains engravings. Contains one carte-de-visite of an unknown man.
Bound photograph album of the attendees at The House of Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States Triennial Convention. Includes a carte des visite photograph of each Bishop with a printed biography on the facing page. Made from heavy paper stock, with gilt edged paper showing impressions of lambs and doves. Tooled leather binding. Photographed by J. Gurney and Sons and published by T. Porter Shaw of New York. 49 pp.
Richard G. Joynt's collection of British manuscripts, from the 15th to the 20th century, of 88 letters and documents, 41 cut signatures, and many book engravings. The authors and signatures include kings, queens, prime ministers, nobles, military officers, authors, and other dignitaries. Personal matters, military orders and letters, religion, treaties, politics, intrique, and much more are covered in these letters, often interwoven with current events.