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Ernest Crown photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 94

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1890 - 1967

Creator

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.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Physical Location

RH PH 94

Physical Location

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

Related Materials

Rachel Crown papers, RH MS P728, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Processing Information

Photographs (items 181-213) are copies of originals. Modern prints are also available of the glass negatives (items 1-180).

Title
Guide to the Ernest Crown Collection
Subtitle
Ernest Crown photographs
Author
Finding aid prepared by rw, 2008. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0477815704
Preferred citation
Ernest Crown photographs, RH PH 94, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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