H. K. Wilcox Photographs,1890-1915

Collection Number: 6372

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
H. K. Wilcox photographs, 1890-1915.
Collection Number:
6372
Creator:
H. K. Wilcox.
Quantity:
4.9 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographic albums containing photographs taken on trips to Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, France, England, the United States, Africa, Holland, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, and Algeria between 1897 and 1915. Also, loose photographs, lantern slides, and dry plate glass negatives documenting extensive travel from 1890.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Photographic albums containing photographs taken on trips to Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, France, England, the United States, Africa, Holland, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, and Algeria between 1897 and 1915. Also, loose photographs, lantern slides, and dry plate glass negatives documenting extensive travel from 1890. Also five diaries, 1870, 1873, 1878, 1897 and 1913 (in one volume) and 1905.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Wilcox, H. K.

Subjects:
Views.
Voyages and travels.

Places:
Europe
Africa
Middle East
United States

Form and Genre Terms:
Cyanotypes.
Dry collodion negatives.
Photograph albums.
Lantern slides.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
H. K. Wilcox photographs, #6372. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Photo albums
Box 1 Folder 1
Views of a Trip to Spain, Africa, Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Holland, England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland; Apr. 21-Oct. 26, 1894
1894
Box 2 Folder 2
Scenes in Egypt, Palestine, Galilee, Syria, Turkey, Greece, and Italy, taken on a trip commencing Jan. 3 and ending May 24, 1900
1900
Box 3 Folder 1
California Tour, Feb. 3-Apr. 26, 1897 Florida Tour; Feb.-Apr. 1897
1897
Box 3 Folder 2
Scenes along the Rhine; through Switzerland; by Auto through France, Brittany and Normandy and by Coach through Devonshire and Cornwall, England. June 9-Sept. 11, 1905
1905
Box 4 Folder 1
Scenes in Madeira Islands, Gibraltar, Algiers, Africa, Nice, Mentone, Monte Carlo, San Remo, Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, Dresden, Berlin, Hamburgh, and Cuxhaven
1913
Box 4 Folder 2
California
1915
Box 4 Folder 3
Nebraska, Florida, Georgia, Illinois
n.d.
Negative albums
Box 4 Folder 1
Middle East, Greece, Italy
n.d.
Box 4 Folder 2
Gibraltar, Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Holland, England, Scotland, Ireland
n.d.
Photographs
Box 5
Middle East, Syria, Scotland, France, Wilcox house, unidentified
Box 6
St. John (New Brunswick), Collision between the Cromartyshire and the La Bourgogne, Halifax and Yarmouth (Nova Scotia), Quebec, St. Lawrence River, Camp Sable Exploration Survey Everglades, St. Augustine Florida, Long Key, Southern United States, Taylor River Expedition, Montmorency Falls, Prince Edward Island, Pasadena California, Massachusetts.
1898-1903
Lantern slides
Box 7
Egypt (in a case) [3" x 4"]
Glass negatives
Box 8
Nos. 1-60 [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and home, friends (Graham, Crawford, Slauson), tennis players, Minneapolis houses
1890
Box 9
Nos. 46-105 (46-60 duplicate numbers - not the same subjects) [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and friends, Canadian Islands, Jersey Heights, LaRue Lodge, Thousand Island Park
1890
Box 10
Nos. 106-165 [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and friends, steamers and yachts, Phillipsburgh Mills, Rose Island, Indians, Emigrants at Central Square
1890
Box 11
Nos. 166-225 [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and friends, West Point, Canada, LaRue, Ice Storm, Invitation to Wedding
1890-1891
Box 12
Nos. 225-270 [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and friends, Westminster Park, LaRue, boats, Lattimer's Bay
1891
Box 13
Nos. 271-330 [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and friends, LaRue, West Point (Nebraska), cowboys at Winnebago Reservation, Sious City, Chicago
1891
Box 14
Nos. 331-390 [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and friends, Naval Review (New York City), St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Washington, D.C.
1892-1893
Box 15
Nos. 391-420 and 2 sets unidentified [4" x 5"] Wilcox family and friends, dogs, Minnehaha Falls
1893-1894
Box 16
Peachland, N.C. (3 sets) and unidentified (1 set) [4" x 5"]
1898
Box 17
California and LaRue Lodge [4" x 5"]
1897
Box 18
House at 28 Grove Street and 3 sets unidentified [4" x 5"]
n.d.
Box 19
Unidentified [4" x 6"]; LaRue Lodge and unidentified [9" x 6"]
Box 20
Nox. 1-40 [4" x 6"]
Box 21
Diaries
1870, 1873, 1878, 1897, 1905 and 1913