Ellen Laura Todd Photograph Collection

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ELLEN LAURA TODD PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION
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Call Number: D.431
Dates: 1926
Physical Description: 1 box
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
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Box 1 (list of photographs)
Collection Overview
Title: ELLEN LAURA TODD PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION
Call Number: D.431
Dates: 1926
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The Todd (Ellen Laura) Photograph Collection consists of the mounted photographs taken by Ellen Laura Todd (1907-1998) on a Mediterranean vacation with her family in 1926. Ellen Laura was the daughter of Libanus M. and Nora (Conway) Todd. Her father was noted for inventing the protectograph and co-founding the Todd Protectograph Company, which produced checks and check writing machines. Ellen Laura later married Philip Goodwin and had two children, Todd Goodwin and Patricia (Goodwin) Sladden.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Todd Photograph Collection was donated by Elizabeth C. Todd in October 1987. Her husband, George L. Todd, was a cousin of Ellen Laura. His father, George W. Todd, was Libanus's older brother.Access
The ELLEN LAURA TODD 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], ELLEN LAURA TODD PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION, D.431, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Box 1 (list of photographs)
Classical ruins and a horse-drawn carriage
Mosque in Turkey
Venice
Woman posing in front of Egyptian ruins
Tour group among large Classical columns (ruin)
Sailboat on river (Nile?)
View of Classical ruins with large column in foreground
European street scene with high tower
Sailboats docked on river (Nile?)
Closeup of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics
Sailboat on river (Nile?)
The Castle of Chillon (Chateau de Chillon in Switzerland)
Fountain in courtyard/plaza
View of medieval buildings from water
Plaza with crowd and large flags
Row of men smoking (Egypt?)
Entranceway to large, elaborate building
Gondolas on river (Turkey?)
Classical ruins
Venice with gondolas


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