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Hammer Family Photographic Collection, ca. 1860-1900

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Processed by: Jason Flahardy; machine-readable finding aid created by: Christian Trombetta

Title

Hammer Family Photographic Collection

Date

ca. 1860-1900

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Lexington, Kentucky 40506

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Hammer Family Photographic Collection, 2005AV003, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

.08 cu. ft. (1 box): 10 items

Biography/History

The collection was donated to the University of Kentucky Archives in 1982 by an individual known only as Mrs. Victor Hammer. No other information can be made available.

Scope and Content

The Hammer Family Photographic Collection, ca. 1860-1900 consists of ten images donated by an individual identified only as Mrs. Victor Hammer. Seven of the images are commercially produced albumen cartes-de-visite of Confederate military and political figures. The remaining three images feature vacationers at Camp Natural Bridge, a recreation area near Natural Bridge, Kentucky

Subjects

  • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893
  • Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875
  • Confederate States of America
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
  • Davis, Varina, 1826-1906
  • Hanson, Roger Weightman, 1827-1863
  • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
  • Natural Bridge State Resort Park (Ky.)
  • United States-History-Civil War, 1861-1865-Pictorial works

Related Material

Warner, Ezra J. . Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1959.

Collection Inventory

Jefferson Davis (1808-1889); President of Confederate States of America, [n.d.]
[box: 1, item: 1] browse
Varina Davis (Mrs. Jefferson Davis) (1826-1906); First Lady of the Confederate States of America, [n.d.]
[box: 1, item: 2] browse
General Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) C.S.A.; eventually named commander-in-chief of Confederate forces, [n.d.]
[box: 1, item: 3] browse
Major General John Cabell Breckinridge (1821-1875), C.S.A.; Kentucky State Representative; two-term U.S. Congressman; U.S. Vice President under James Buchanan; U.S. Senator; Secretary of War, Confederate States of America, [n.d.]
[box: 1, item: 4] browse
General Roger Weightman Hanson (1827-1863) C.S.A.; Lexington, Kentucky native; Commander of the Orphan Brigade, killed in the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, [n.d.]
[box: 1, item: 5] browse
General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (1818-1893) C.S.A.; commander at Fort Sumter, [n.d.]
[box: 1, item: 6] browse
Unindentified Confederate general, [n.d.]
[box: 1, item: 7] browse
Train station at Natural Bridge, Kentucky; Lexington and Eastern Railway; passengers with luggage waiting for train, ca. 1900
[box: 1, item: 8] browse
Vacationers at Camp Natural Bridge in rowboats on lake; natural Bridge, Kentucky, ca. 1900
[box: 1, item: 9] browse
Vacationers at Camp Natural Bridge in rowboats on lake; natural Bridge, Kentucky, ca. 1900
[box: 1, item: 10] browse