TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Container List

Photographs 1888, undated

Correspondence 1905 August 16

RG 074:060, Towner and Berry Families Photographs

Inventory

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

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Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Towner Family
Creator: Berry Family
Title: Towner and Berry families photographs
Dates: 1888,1905, undated
Quantity: .25 cubic feet
Abstract: Includes photographs, glass negatives, clippings and correspondence of the Towner and Berry families. The majority of photographs are unidentified.
Identification: RG074_060
Accession: 2000-012
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Content

Includes photographs, glass negatives, clippings and correspondence of the Towner and Berry families. The majority of photographs are unidentified.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

These records are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

Berry, Berrey family : History and Genealogy Unit Special Genealogical File, 1875-1991, Connecticut State Library [CSL call number StLib History Reference Spec.Gen.File Berry]

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Index Terms

Family Names:

Berry family
Towner family

Places:

Connecticut -- Genealogy

Document Types:

Cliché-verre (negatives)
Clippings
Correspondence
Photographs

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Container List

Photographs, 1888, undated
Box
Birthplace of Nathaniel Berry, Kent, CT, glass negative, 4 x 5 in. 1
Father: Wilton G. Berry
Catherine Cole Newell, glass negative, 5 x 4 in.
Catherine Cole Newell, photograph, 4 x 2.5 in.
Carolyn Towner Berry's great grandmother and Daniel Newell's mother.
Same image as glass negative above.
Unidentified man, glass negative, 5 x 4 in.
Unidentified man, photograph, 3.5 x 2.5 in.
Same image as glass negative above.
John Rundell, 2 photographs, 4 x 2.5 in. and 1 x 0.75 in.
Carolyn Towner Berry's great grandfather.
John Rundell, glass negative, 5 x 4 in.
Same image as large photograph above.
Ella Victoria Newell and Emma Newell Foster, photograph, 4 x 2.5 in.
Ella Victoria Newell is Carolyn Towner Berry's mother.
Ella Victoria Newell and Emma Newell Foster, glass negative, 5 x 4 in.
Same image as photograph above.
Unidentified man, photograph, 6 x 4 in.
Unidentified man, glass negative, 7 x 5 in.
Same image as photograph above.
Unidentified woman, glass negative, 7 x 5 in.
Unidentified man, 1888, photograph, 6.5 x 4 in.
Rosewood melodeon, clipping + note, 4 x 2.5 in. and 2.75 x 4.25 in.
Transcription of note: An exact picture of the rosewood melodious that grandfather Washington Towner used to taught vocal music, he also used a tuning fork to start the key. Carolyn Towner Berry had it in her playroom until the family moved to Buffalo at age 12.
Unidentified man, photograph, 5.5 x 4 in.
Delaware Water Gap, clipping, 2.25 x 7 in.
Where Carolyn Towner Berry lived.
Unidentified man, photograph, 6 x 4.25 in.
Correspondence, 1905 August 16
Howard Williston Carter to W.G. Berry, 1905 August 16, 1 item 1