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Lescher family photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 71

Overview

Photographs of the Lescher family of Lawrence, Kansas, possibly taken by a family member. Subjects of the images include landmarks and buildings in Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas; scenes from the 1908 flood and from an ice gorge in the Kansas River; landscapes; Lescher family members, friends, and unidentified individuals; residences and room interiors; farming scenes; bridges and trains; and other topics.

Dates

  • approximately 1907-1909

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.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (1 document case + 209 glass plate negative and 20 flexible negatives in 13 boxes)

Physical Location

RH PH 71

Physical Location

RH PH 71 NEGATIVES

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Clifford Stipp, 1985.

Title
Guide to the Lescher Family Collection
Subtitle
Lescher family photographs
Author
Finding aid prepared by rw, 2008. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019; dsw, 2020.
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/6143344746
Preferred citation
Lescher family photographs, Kansas Collection, RH PH 71, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334