William S. Gilpin fonds

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William S. Gilpin fonds

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  • 49 cm of graphic material
  • 2 textual records

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Donated by Tom Morse. The two loose photographs were part of the Charlotte Gilpin estate.

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Fonds consists of one album containing post cards and photographs of friends and family. Not all images are identified. Also contains the some accounts of his estate, his passport and a notebook kept by Gilpin while bird watching (contains pencil sketches). Also one photograph of William and his wife Mary.

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Album 95.16.01, estate papers 80.25.7, portrait of William and Mary 80.25.96, 2 images of William (tin type and daguerreotype) 85.66.2 & 14, bird watching notes 99.18.02, Passport (a copy) is on display in the Gilpin Room, original is in storage.

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See also the Lizzie Waters, Mary (Waters) Gilpin fonds, the Charlotte Gilpin fonds, and the Dr. John Bernard Gilpin fonds.

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