Fuller family, Carte-de-Visite album; Mason, Ingham County, Michigan
Scope and Contents
One photograph (carte-de-visite) album, 124 x 94 cm. 10 window leaves. Dark brown pebbled morocco, blind-stamped on front and back covers, with “Album” and two ornaments stamped in gold on spine. Green on white diapered geometric design on endpapers. Remnants of brass clasps on covers. Contains 14 carte-de-visite photographic portraits (mostly female) and one tintype. Six of the photographs are identified.
- circa 1870-1880
- Fuller (Family)
Access to the Materials
Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.
The collection is the physical property of Grand Valley State University, but all literary rights are retained by the original creators of materials, their estates, heirs, or third parties. It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure appropriate permissions for publication beyond the bounds of fair use.
Biographical and Historical Note
Attribution to Fuller family and locale by number of Fuller portraits and Mason photographer, Charles W. Van Slyke. Among the identified portraits are: Alice Marguerite Fuller Seely (1851-1942), Otis (“Tic”) Fuller (1853-1936), Caroline (“Carrie”) L. Cowles Fuller (1842-1908), Cora Elizabeth Brigham (1860-1905), and Eva M. Huntington Campbell (1859-1929). Detailed biographical information on these people and their families is available with the collection.
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase: eBay auction, 16 April 2018.
- Fuller family, Carte-de-Visite album; Mason, Ingham County, Michigan
- Robert Beasecker
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