Guide to the Virgie Williams Jefferson Photoprint Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0313
Creators:
Bullard, ca. 1890s (Lexington, Mo.)
Jeffres and Rogers, ca. 1890s, Baltimore, Md
Jefferson, Virgie Williams, 1888-1986
Russell, fl. 1890s (Baltimore, Md)
Newman, A., ca. 1890s (Philadelphia)
Wagner, fl. 1890s (Baltimore [Md.])
W. Ashman's Photographic Art Studio, ca. 1890s, Baltimore
Waller, A. E., -ca. 1890s (Laurel, Del.)
Davis, ca. 1895 (Federalsburg, Md.)
Baltimore Photo. Co., ca. 1890s Baltimore, Md
Dates:
circa 1870s-1890s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Folder
14 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains thirteen items photoprints, including albumen cabinet prints, and a memorial card from about the 1890's. The photographs are studio portraits, including six by Baltimore photographers. These items were in the custody of various family members during the early twentieth century, then collected and identified by Mrs. Jefferson in 1964. The identifications presumably are all in Mrs. Jefferson's handwriting.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged numerically according to inventory.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Virgie Adams Williams Jefferson was a schoolteacher, who was born on June 10, 1888, in Dorchester County, Maryland, to Mary Elizabeth Hackett Williams and William Spry Williams; she was their third child. She graduated from Western Maryland College in 1909 and taught in a one room schoolhouse before her marriage. She married Jerome Davis Jefferson on November 11, 1914, and died on May 3, 1986. The donor of these photographs, Mrs. Mary J. Burnett, is the daughter of Virgie Williams Jefferson.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by David Haberstich, 1990.
Author
David E. Haberstich
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Mary J. Burnett, (Mrs. William F.), 1988, May 24.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
The Virgie Williams Jefferson Photoprint Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
These family photographs were in the collection of family members during the early twentieth century,

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs -- 1850-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits -- Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Maryland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maryland -- 1890-1900 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Memorial cards -- 1890-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cabinet prints -- 1870-1900 -- Maryland Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives