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tintypes (photographs)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Lyon collection

 Collection — Folder Register and guides, Summaries of correspondence, Typed transcripts of selected letters
Identifier: MS 0500
Abstract Lyon, Mary, 1797-1849; Educator and founder of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now Mount Holyoke College). Contains correspondence, published and unpublished writings, notes on Lyon's remarks, biographical material and memorabilia, books that were in Lyon's library, material relating to the Lyon family and to Ashfield, Buckland, and Byfield, Massachusetts, portraits and likeness of Lyon, and microfilm of her correspondence and writings. The collection documents aspects of her personal life,...
Dates: ca. 1778-

Tintype portrait of Lizzie Leighton

Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Nathaniel Wilson Leighton Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, and biographical information. The material primarily relates to his work as a surgeon during the United States Civil War from 1861-1864. He was a member of the Seventy-second Regiment of the New York Volunteers, and then was transferred to the One Hundred and Seventy-third Regiment. His earlier diaries primarily discuss the weather and his desire to go home and be with his wife. As the time goes on and...
Dates: August 22, 1863