Ernest Crown photographs
The photographs in this collection record Ernest Crown's family, farm, and community activities in Smith County, Kansas and his work in the Methodist Church. Other photographs in the collection (181-213) are of the Crown family, farming, and rural schools in Smith County.
- 1890 - 1967
- Crown, Ernest Othniel, 1880-1956 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Glass plate and flexible negative originals are only issued if the curator or head of Public Services gives permission.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Ernest Othniel Crown
Ernest O. Crown was born August 8, 1880, in Cora Township, Smith County, Kansas. He was the first child of Civil War veteran Joseph Wheeler Crown and his wife Martha Ellen Staley Crown. Ernest Crown became very active in church life after he was converted in the Community revival of 1915 at the Womer United Brethern Church.
2.5 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
RH PH 94
RH PH 94 (NEGATIVES)
Other Finding Aids
For a detailed listing of the images in this collection, see .pdf.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Rachel Crown, 1987
Photographs (items 181-213) are copies of originals. Modern prints are also available of the glass negatives (items 1-180).
- Guide to the Ernest Crown Collection
- Ernest Crown photographs
- Finding aid prepared by rw, 2008. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Ernest Crown photographs, RH PH 94, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.