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Annie I. Wight photographs

Call Number: RH PH 91


This collection contains photographs of the area around Annie Wight's home in Douglas County, Kan., showing Wakarusa Valley, the Kansas River, plants around the yard, and still lifes in the home. Miss Annie I. Wright was a music teacher living at 1012 Pennsylvania Street in Lawrence with her widowed mother Ruth L. Wight and sister Lucy A. Wight.


  • Creation: 1899 - 1917


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Annie Wight

Annie Wight was born near Lawrence, Kansas on July 25, 1860. Her younger sister Lucy was born a few years later in 1864. Annie spent the rest of her life in Lawrence as a music teacher and avid amateur photographer. She was active in many organizations in Lawrence, particularly the Round Table Club and Camera Club, and she enjoyed traveling around the United States and Europe. Annie Wight passed away March 2, 1928.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

The descriptions provided for the individual albums are as annotated by Wight; those descriptions in [brackets] have been added by Spencer Research Library staff. The albums contain various photographic prints, including carbon, albumen, and platinum prints, as well as some cyanotypes. Most of the images depict outdoor scenes, mostly rural and pastoral, but there are also some street and building views in Lawrence, Kansas.

Physical Location

RH PH 91

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer, Joseph M. Kellogg Collection, University Archives, 1981.

Related Materials

Lucy A. Wight photographs, RH PH 132, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Joseph M. Kellogg Collection, University Archives, PP 237, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Guide to the Annie I. Wight Collection
Annie I. Wight photographs
Finding aid prepared in 2003. Finding aid revised by mhr, 2016; mnm, 2016; mwh, 2020, 2023; ew, 2023.
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Annie I. Wight photographs, RH PH 91, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States