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Series IX : Photographs, 1830-1929.
Fairbanks family.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSC 139:29-49 (cont'd in MSC 140:1-27)  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Fairbanks family.
Title : Series IX : Photographs, 1830-1929.
Physical Description : 1 linear ft.
Summary :

Photographs in Series IX include family portraits (1860s to 1920s); a photographic record of Joseph Fairbanks' 1895 grand tour; informal snapshots of Joseph Fairbanks and his family from 1896-1920; 1929 interior and exterior views of Brantview, William P. and Rebecca Fairbanks' St. Johnsbury estate; St. Johnsbury school views in the 1890s; and miscellaneous 1870s Vermont and New England stereoscopic views.

The series also includes a ca. 1914 photograph of the superintendents, foremen, and officers of E. & T. Fairbanks & Co. and several sterescopic views of the company's January 21, 1876 fire.

Most of the identified daguerreotypes are images of Fairbanks family members. Rebecca Pike Fairbanks, wife of William P. Fairbanks, her mother, Huldah Johnson Pike, and her grandmother, Rebecca Miner Pike (1773-1865) are also represented.

A tintype of a Civil War winter camp, ca 1860s, is located in FB27-1. The image may be the 12th Vermont Volunteers at Wolf Run Shoals in the winter of 1862-1863. The 12th Vermont was commanded by Asa Blunt, an employee of the E. & T. Fairbanks & Co.

Source : Forms part of: Fairbanks family papers, 1798-1953.
Personal Subject : Fairbanks family Photographs.
Pike family Photographs.
Corporate Subject : E. & T. Fairbanks & Co. Photographs.
Brantview Saint Johnsbury, Vt. Photographs.
St. Johnsbury Academy Saint Johnsbury, Vt. Photographs.
Yale University Alumni and alumnae Photographs.
Subject Term : Fires Vermont Saint Johnsbury.
Geographic Term : Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865 Photographs.
Europe Description and travel Photographs.
Genre/Form : Photographs.
Stereoscopic photographs.
Daguerreotypes.
Ambrotypes.
Tintypes.
Engravings.
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