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Mathew Brady photographs from the National Archives

Call Number: RH PH 58


This collection contains 40 modern photographic prints of images taken by 19th century American photographer Matthew Brady and copied from prints held by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The images are mostly of members of President Abraham Lincoln's Cabinet, Supreme Court Justices, and high-ranking or former Civil War miltary figures. Numbers listed in folder titles came from the numbering system used by the National Archives.


  • Creation: originals probably taken 1860s-1880s


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH PH 58

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, National Archives and Records Administration, 1985.

Guide to the Mathew Brady Photos from the National Archives Collection
Mathew Brady photographs from the National Archives
Finding aid prepared by sfw, 1985. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by mah, 2019.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Mathew Brady photographs from the National Archives Collection, RH PH 58, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

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

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States