Whalley Masonic Museum Photographs, 1890-1897

Collection number: VC 37
Size: (64 items) (.20 cu.ft.)

About the Whalley Masonic Museum Photographs

Sixty-four images (28 copy negatives and 36 additional contact prints) copied from the original 4 x 5 glass negatives in the collection of the Whalley Masonic Museum in Portsmouth, N.H.. These include images of North Conway, the seacoast, including Durham, Exeter, Hampton, the Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Subjects include the circus, parades, boats, buildings, fishing, and logging. The negatives and contact prints are housed in a binder in the Reading Room.

The twenty eight copy negatives, each with their corresponding contact print, are arranged as follows:

  • Arch
  • Church (The Old School)
  • Circus, elephant (Barnum Circus)
  • Coal packet at E. R. R.
  • Congress St. from Warrick Club
  • Durham Brickyard September 16, 1891
  • Exeter Mill
  • Fire station
  • Four Tree Island
  • Hampton Beach, October 6, 1897
  • Hampton Beach, Bay View House October 6, 1897
  • House
  • Isles of Shoals, Appledore House
  • Isles of Shoals, Group on Star Island
  • North Conway, pony cart
  • North Conway, depot
  • North Conway, Coaching parade (2 photographs)
  • North Conway, Kearsarge Hotel
  • Policemen
  • Schooner Bronson
  • Schooner W. T. Burroughs (taken from Newton’s store)
  • Schooner Palmer
  • Shipwreck in harbor
  • View from Spring Market
  • Woods, John and hack

Contact prints without copy negatives:

  • Chair – 216 years old
  • Circus, tiger (Barnum Circus)
  • Fireplace
  • Hackett, Wallace House September l, 1896
  • Hampton Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Weeks October 6, 1897
  • Horse drawn carriage
  • House(s) (3 different contact prints)
  • House under construction (2 different contact prints)
  • Kelley, J. and fish
  • Lake, crowd at
  • Lake, group on
  • Locomotive, steam
  • Log pile in river
  • Man, unidentified, seated
  • Man, unidentified, standing in front of tent
  • Marion’s horse
  • Parade (2 different contact prints)
  • Parlor
  • Portsmouth no. 5. Chemical fire engine
  • Portsmouth and Kittery Bridge and schooner (taken May 9, 1890)
  • Railroad siding
  • Show poster of dancing girls “Davy Jones” “Sons of Tim Tom Fogo”
  • Store, decorated [Pitman's Cleansing Mixture]
  • Store interior
  • Tower at Halifax, A. W. Susmann
  • Vessels at North End from Spring Market
  • Wayside Inn October 15, 1897
  • Wayside Inn sign October 15, 1897
  • Yacht, steam

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Whalley Masonic Museum Photographs, 1890-1897, VC 37, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Transfer: Media Services at the University of New Hampshire, February 3, 1987 (Accession number: 8670)

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