Wachel Collection of Early Photographs
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Scope and Contents
This collection contains photographs, including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, ferreotypes or tintypes, and cyanotypes. It also contains a collection of union cases, mostly holding miniature photographs of the Civil War era. Of special note is an album titled "Canoe Trip 1915" which is the record of a canoe trip taken in Illinois by four men, presumably brothers of the name of Jehren. It is enhanced by the inclusion of rhyming couplets commenting on what is occurring in the photographs.
- Creation: 1860-1939
- Wachel (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
9.0 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Collection of photographs, albums, and cases mostly previous to the twentieth century.
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