Rochester Photograph Collection

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Rochester photograph collection
Call Number: D.309
Dates: 1880s-1990s [bulk]
Physical Description: 8 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Rochester photograph collection
Call Number: D.309
Dates: 1880s-1990s [bulk]
Physical Description: 8 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
This collection is comprised of photographs taken of sites in and around the city of Rochester. The collection documents the first half of the twentieth century, which was Rochester's largest period of growth. Included in this collection are photographs of Mount Hope Cemetery, area parks, and buildings in the city center.

This collection is arranged alphabetically, with the exception of Box 8, Folders 14-17, which were added to the collection in 2016.

New York (State)--Rochester
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The photographs in this collection have been compiled over a period of years by department staff, from a variety of sources.Access
The Rochester photograph collection is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Rochester photograph collection, D.309, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055

Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Aerial
Box 1, Folder 2Aerial View - South West Rochester Cornhill & Downtown
Box 1, Folder 3Airport
Box 1, Folder 4Albums
Box 1, Folder 5Alling, Rose Lattimore
Box 1, Folder 6Amusement Park
Box 1, Folder 7EP Curtis Papers
Box 1, Folder 8Aqueducts
Box 1, Folder 9Aquinas Stadium
Box 1, Folder 10Automobiles, Automotive Dealerships Service Departments
Box 1, Folder 11J. G. Averell (1877-1904)
Includes photograph of Averell and his mother, Elizabeth Sibley Watson

Box 1, Folder 12Bandstands
Box 1, Folder 13Banks
Box 1, Folder 14Baige Caud
Box 1, Folder 15Barn Observatory
Box 1, Folder 16Barry
Box 1, Folder 17Bausch & Lomb (Early Settlers Party 1945)
Box 1, Folder 18Bigelow, Fannie R.
Box 1, Folder 19Billboards
Box 1, Folder 20Birds Eye View 1853
Box 1, Folder 21Bird's Eye View - Mid 1860s
Box 1, Folder 22Bird's Eye Views, ca. 1868
Box 1, Folder 23Bird's Eye Views (Actually Aerial Plates 20th Century)
Box 1, Folder 24Boat Works
Box 1, Folder 25Boats
Box 1, Folder 26Bond Drive W. W. II
Box 1, Folder 27Brewster (Henry) Residence 353 East Avenue
Box 1, Folder 28Brewster, Henry
Box 1, Folder 29Bridges
Box 1, Folder 30Burns, Rev. Msg. Richard K.
Box 1, Folder 31Buildings
Box 2, Folder 1Canals
Box 2, Folder 2Carriages
Box 2, Folder 3Cemeteries - Holy Sepulchre
Box 2, Folder 4Cemeteries - Mt. Hope
Box 2, Folder 5Cemeteries - Riverside
Box 2, Folder 6Churches
Box 2, Folder 7Citizens (new) immigration
Box 2, Folder 8City Hall
Box 2, Folder 9Clubs
Box 2, Folder 10Colgate Rochester Divinity School
Box 2, Folder 11Colleges, Universities & Seminaries
Box 2, Folder 12Corinthian Hall
Box 2, Folder 13Court Hall
Box 2, Folder 14Cornhill
Box 2, Folder 15Dams
Box 2, Folder 16Domestic Architecture
Box 2, Folder 17Dossenbach, Hermann
Box 2, Folder 18Portraits from Herman Dossenbach
Box 2, Folder 19Dossenbach Orchestra, Dossenbach String Quartette
Box 3, Folder 1Eastman Dental Dispensary
Box 3, Folder 2Eastman Kodak 343 State St.
Box 3, Folder 3Eastman Lodge H.D. & Musicians
Box 3, Folder 4Ellwanger
Box 3, Folder 5Ellwanger Barry
Box 3, Folder 6Fairs
Box 3, Folder 7Photo of 1768 Print of Falls
Box 3, Folder 8Fanny Farmer 25th Anniversary Celebration 1944
Box 3, Folder 9Fashion Park
Box 3, Folder 10Fences
Box 3, Folder 11Fire Department
Box 3, Folder 12Fires
Box 3, Folder 13Flood - 1865
Box 3, Folder 14Flood - 1902, and n.d.
Box 3, Folder 15untitled - 100th Anniversary Dinner of the Fortnightly Club
Box 3, Folder 16Gannett, Frank E.
Box 3, Folder 17Gardens
Box 3, Folder 18Genesee River
Box 3, Folder 19Genesee Valley Park
Box 3, Folder 20Geva Theatre
Box 3, Folder 21The Glen House
Box 3, Folder 22-23Group photos
Box 4, Folder 1Holiday Inn
Box 4, Folder 2Horses
Box 4, Folder 3Hospital
Includes photograph of "The Pest House"

Box 4, Folder 4Hotel
Box 4, Folder 5Houses
Box 4, Folder 6Industries
Box 4, Folder 7Irondequoit Bay
Box 4, Folder 8Kodak Building
Box 4, Folder 9Kodak Park
Box 4, Folder 10Calvin C. Laney
Box 4, Folder 11Lewis (Julia) Farm, Brighton, 1877
Box 4, Folder 12Liberty Pole
Box 4, Folder 13Library
Box 4, Folder 14Light Houses
Box 4, Folder 15Lincoln First Tower
Box 5, Folder 1Mandeville & King Co.
Box 5, Folder 2Manhattan Square Park
Box 5, Folder 3MC Meigs, Washington Aqueduct, May 1858; Great Falls of the Potomac
Photos found in Augustus Seward's copy of Coast Survey, 1851

Box 5, Folder 4Men - Unidentified
Box 5, Folder 5Mercury Statue - Gannett Building
Box 5, Folder 6Midtown Plaza
Box 5, Folder 7Mills
Box 5, Folder 8Monuments
Contains photograph of boulder monument dedicated to "16 heroes who fell in General Sullivan's Campaign, 1779."

Box 5, Folder 9Mormon Pageant
Box 5, Folder 10Mt. Hope Reservoir
Box 5, Folder 11Museums
Box 5, Folder 12Musicians
Box 5, Folder 12aNation, Carrie
Box 5, Folder 13Neighborhood Scenes
Box 5, Folder 14New York Central Stations
Box 5, Folder 15Nurseries (Rochester Photographs)
Box 5, Folder 16Orchestras - String Quartette
Box 5, Folder 17Parades
Box 5, Folder 18Park Animals
Box 5, Folder 19Park Scenes
Box 5, Folder 20Parks - Cobbs Hill
Box 5, Folder 21Parks - Highland
Box 5, Folder 22Parks - Seneca
Box 5, Folder 23Parks - Washington Square
Box 5, Folder 24Pest House
Box 6, Folder 1Portraits
Box 6, Folder 2Portraits - Atwater, Moses
Box 6, Folder 3Portraits - Barlowe, Abner
Box 6, Folder 4Portraits - Carver, Dr. Hartwell
Box 6, Folder 5Portraits - Church, Capt. Philip
Box 6, Folder 6Portraits - Douglas, Stephen A.
Box 6, Folder 7Portraits - Ely, Alfred [Farnham Fund]
Box 6, Folder 8Portraits - Fooke, Sanil A.
Box 6, Folder 9Portraits - Granger, Gideon
Box 6, Folder 10Portraits - Howell, Nathaniel W.
Box 6, Folder 11Portraits - Jacobsen, Heinrich
Box 6, Folder 12Portraits - Olmsted, Frederick Law
Box 6, Folder 13Portraits - Phelps, Oliver
Box 6, Folder 14Portraits - Powers, D.W.
Box 6, Folder 15Portraits - Reynolds, Mrs Abelard
Box 6, Folder 16Portraits - Rochester, Nathaniel
Box 6, Folder 17Portraits - Strong, Hattie
Box 6, Folder 18Portraits - Vick, James
Box 6, Folder 19Portraits - Von Warlich, Rheinhold
Box 6, Folder 20Portraits - Wadsworth, General William
Box 6, Folder 21Portraits - Weed, Thurlow
Box 6, Folder 22Radio: Joe Deane and Billy Williams
Box 6, Folder 23Railroad Bridges
Box 6, Folder 24Portraits - Garham, Nathaniel
Box 6, Folder 25Railroad Station buildings: Lehigh Valley Road
Box 6, Folder 26Randal Residence, 501 East
Box 6, Folder 27Restaurants
Box 6, Folder 28Rochester Free Academy, 1883
Box 6, Folder 29Rockefeller, John Davison, 1839-1937
Box 6, Folder 30Rural Scenes
Box 7, Folder 1St. Anne's Home (former), 1960
Gift of Jean France, June 1985

Box 7, Folder 2St. Elizabeth Guild House, corner of Field & Monroe
Box 7, Folder 3SS Peter & Paul, West Main St. Church & School
Box 7, Folder 4Schools
Box 7, Folder 5Security Trust Co. Directors, 1942
Box 7, Folder 6Sheen, Bishop, and other Catholic Clergy
Box 7, Folder 7Ship to Shore Telephone Service, December 1929
Box 7, Folder 8Shoe Factory (Farnham Fund)
Box 7, Folder 9Shrivers
Box 7, Folder 10Sister Cities Bridge
Box 7, Folder 11Skyline
Box 7, Folder 12Stores
Box 7, Folder 13Strasenburgh Planetarium
Box 7, Folder 14Streets
Box 7, Folder 15Photo West Main & Exchange, circa 1870
Box 7, Folder 16Strike
Bus strike

Box 8, Folder 1Theaters
Box 8, Folder 2Triangle Building - Main & Franklin
Box 8, Folder 3Trees
Box 8, Folder 4University of Rochester
Box 8, Folder 5Upper Falls
Box 8, Folder 6Urban Renewal - Demolition
Box 8, Folder 7Warner Observatory
Box 8, Folder 8Wiley Post in Rochester
Box 8, Folder 9Women's Motor Corp, World War I
Box 8, Folder 10Xerox Building
Box 8, Folder 11YMCA
Box 8, Folder 12Zoo
Box 8, Folder 13Fire Truck
Box 8, Folder 14Indian Village on Stule Farm
Box 8, Folder 15Highland Resevoir
Box 8, Folder 16Downtown Rochester
Box 8, Folder 17Duplicates

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