Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper


General material designation

  • Graphic material

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Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on content of the series.

Level of description


Reference code

Accession numbers 2003.011, 2006.001, 2010.011

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • [ca. 1880]-[ca. 1975], [1995?] (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

70 photographs

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Archival description area

Name of creator

Name of creator

Custodial history

Scope and content

Series forms part of F. Mitchell, Hosking family fonds and consists of photographs accumulated by the Mitchell and Hosking families. Photographs are of people and places along the Eastern Shore, some of which are identified, including Mitchell and Hosking family members as well as pictures of the Garth M. Hosking General Store and Hosking’s Garage. Also includes a photograph of Mrs. Flora Mitchell. One picture, taken significantly later than the others, depicts Mildred Hosking and two other people in front of an historical display of the Hosking Store, probably around 1995.

Notes area

Physical condition

Some tintype photographs have rust and/or flaking emulsion.

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Scanned photographs are available in the photo archives database on the computer. The numbers of the scans are located on the posterior of the original photographs.

Restrictions on access

Researchers are asked to view scanned photographs in photo archives database in order to minimize handling of originals.

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Finding aids

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General note

Originals of photographs that have been scanned are located in the photo binder [OS-A2] in the Webber aisle. The oversized photograph of Flora Mitchell is located in the Webber aisle, box OS-E1.

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