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Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16404

Content Description

The Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums (1880s; 0.5 cubic feet) contain 76 photographs (albumen prints, most mounted, some hand-colored, probably commercially produced and sold) of views and people in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Burma, collected by U.S. Navy officer Clinton K. Curtis.

Dates

  • 1880s

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Biographical Note

Clinton K. Curtis (1849-1906) was born in West Liberty, West Virginia. Curtis joined the U.S. Navy in 1865, and during the 1880s he spent much of his service travelling between various east and south Asian countries.

Sources: Materials within collection, http://www.lindapages.com/wvcw/12wvi/12-wbcurtis.htm, and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27200151/clinton-kidd-curtis.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (2 volumes)

Provenance

Accession 2017 0108 Donated by Randolph T. Pendleton, 17 June 2016.
Title
Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
18 March 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States