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United States Life-Saving Service, Evanston Station, Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 75/0/3
Photographic portraits of many individuals, both surfmen and keepers, associated with the Evanston (Illinois) Station of the United States Life-Saving Service, are found in this volume. The portraits, mainly in standard cabinet format and dimensions, were made by a number of photographers, several (Aiken, Root, Charles Smith, and Fowler) with studios in Evanston. Dated photographs cover the years from 1888 to 1893. Most photographs, however, are undated.

Dates

  • 1888-1893

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

Photographic portraits of many individuals, both surfmen and keepers, associated with the Evanston (Illinois) Station of the United States Life-Saving Service, are found in this volume. The portraits, mainly in standard cabinet format and dimensions, were made by a number of photographers, several (Aikin, Root, Charles Smith, and Fowler) with studios in Evanston. Dated photographs cover the years from 1888 to 1893. Most photographs, however, are undated.

Method of Acquisition

Separated from the Northwestern University Archives photograph collection; February 12, 2008 (Accession #08-15).

Related Materials

Related information may be found in University Archives Series 0/22/1, the scrapbook of Capt. Lawrence O. Lawson, 1880-ca. 1941.

Processing Information

Robert F. Carlton; February 12, 2008.
Title
Guide to the United States Life-Saving Service, Evanston Station, Photograph Album
Author
Robert F. Carlton
Date
12/02/2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
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