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James H. Wells glass negatives,, 1904

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2007ua009 Guide to the James H. Wells glass negatives, circa 1904 Processed by Molly Kessinger June 2007 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig Special Collections 2005 Special Collections University Archives and Records Program University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Building Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13 University of Kentucky Libraries. All rights reserved. Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word. Date of source: Molly Kessinger June 2007 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Description is in English. Guide to the James H. Wells glass negatives, circa 1904 Contact Information Special Collections University Archives and Records Program University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Building Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13 Processed by: Molly Kessinger June 2007 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Finding aid completed by: Molly Kessinger June 2007 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Encoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2007 University of Kentucky. All rights reserved. James H. Wells glass negatives, 2007ua009 Wells, James H. 1.0 cubic foot (9 boxes): 131 items The materials are in English. The James H. Wells glass negatives consist of 131 images of campus life circa 1904. University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections circa 1904 Collection is open to researchers by appointment. The intellectual rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. 2007ua009: [identification of item], James H. Wells glass negatives, University of Kentucky Archives. Wells, James H. University of Kentucky. Lexington (Ky.) Manners and customs -- Kentucky -- Lexington. Women -- Kentucky -- Lexington. College students -- Kentucky -- Lexington. James H. Wells was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky from 1892 - 1895. Little else is known about the history of the collection, it was found in a sealed wooden box with "Wells Glass Negatives" written on the top. The James H. Wells glass negatives consist of 131 images circa 1904. They are not formal portraits but staged, yet casual scenes. Several of the images appear to have been taken in the dormitory rooms of Patterson Hall (built in 1904), the first women's dormitory on campus. There are also classroom scenes with students working in laboratories, campus scenes, men working in tool shops, and women playing tennis. There are several images that appear to be from a class trip to a forested area, possibly geological in nature. This collection is arranged according to its original order. Container List 1 1 UK campus buildings off in the distance 1 2 2 men working, one is holding a shovel and the other is bending over 1 3 a State College of Kentucky wood work display 1 4 a man and 2 women sitting together outside 1 5 2 women sitting together inside, possibly a dorm room in Patterson Hall (built in 1904) the first women's dormitory 1 6 4 women sitting together possibly in a dorm room in Patterson Hall, 2 of them are playing instruments 1 7 2 women sitting at a table, possibly in a dorm room in Patterson Hall, reading and writing 1 8 a man standing in a large field 1 9 woman standing with a model of an observatory on a small cart 1 10 3 women sitting at the foot of the stairs 1 11 interior of a room, possibly a dorm room in Patterson Hall 1 12 3 women standing on rock cliffs 1 13 5 women sitting together, 2 are playing instruments while the others listen and 1 is reading 1 14 a large group of women of varying ages wearing aprons and sitting together, possibly at a candy pull 1 15 2 women outside playing tennis, possibly behind Patterson Hall on land that is now occupied by Blazer Hall 2 16 3 women walking outside in the snow with blankets wrapped around them 2 17 3 people dressed in what appear to be costumes and play acting 2 18 horses pulling a wagon with 2 people in it, in the snow 2 19 group of men looking up at a construction project in process 2 20 2 women sitting at a table reading 2 21 4 women who appear to be dressed in costume, possibly in a dorm room in Patterson Hall 2 22 a roadway with a town off in the distance 2 23 a man dressed in costume pretending to feed a baby 2 24 interior of a room, possibly a dorm room in Patterson Hall 2 25 trees 2 26 7 women sitting on a porch, 2 are holding banjos 2 27 2 women in a room, one is holding a brush and the other one is sitting in a chair holding a fan and pointing at the other woman 2 28 a woman who appears to be working in a science lab 2 29 2 women sitting together 2 30 4 women and a man sitting on the side of a hill (2 of the women are sitting on a large rock and 2 of the women are sitting on a rock next to a tree stump) 3 31 2 women ice skating other people are in the background, possibly at the site of the present student center 3 32 6 women and a man sitting on rocks (appear to be some of the same people as from item #30) 3 33 2 women sitting on the floor playing cards 3 34 4 women around a table 3 35 a snow scene 3 36 4 women standing behind a decorative screen 3 37 2 women sitting in chairs, one is reading a book 3 38 4 women together in a room, all are holding books, 2 of the women are sitting together talking 3 39 exterior of a house 3 40 a woman sitting at a small table using a microscope 3 41 women sitting at table appears that they are studying 3 42 a group of people posing for a picture at a very large rock formation 3 43 a man working at a desk 3 44 a group sitting at a table ready to eat 3 45 people walking on the street 4 46 a copy of a print, horse racing 4 47 store fronts 4 48 women playing tennis 4 49 an observatory under construction 4 50 a copy of a print, horse racing 4 51 a copy of a print, horse racing 4 52 exterior of a house 4 53 2 women sitting on rock that is jutting out over a body of water 4 54 a woman sitting and holding a fan 4 55 a town 4 56 a man standing in a workshop 4 57 5 women sitting in the forest 4 58 4 women in what appears to be a lab studying the human body 4 59 2 women sitting together, 1 is reading a book possibly in a dorm room 4 60 portrait of a woman 5 61 3 women looking at a book, sitting in a dorm room 5 62 2 women sitting on a blanket together outside 5 63 anatomy diagram 5 64 a large horse drawn carriage 5 65 observatory 5 66 3 women sitting and reading, possibly in a dorm room 5 67 a horse drawn carriage 5 68 snow scene with a house in the background 5 69 front of a house with people on the porch 5 70 2 women sitting on a large rock 5 71 looking up at the exterior of a building, can see 2 people standing on a balcony 5 72 a man in costume (appears to be the same man as in item #23) 5 73 a group of women sitting around a table playing music 5 74 women playing tennis, possibly behind Patterson Hall on land that is now occupied by Blazer Hall 5 75 2 women sitting together looking at books 6 76 2 women wearing kimonos 6 77 2 women sitting, 1 has a banjo by her side 6 78 a woman sitting under a tree 6 79 a man sitting at a desk 6 80 a man working in a shop with tools 6 81 a man drafting at a table 6 82 2 photographers taking pictures outside 6 83 2 women in costume, 1 is dressed as a man 6 84 a woman sitting on a rock 6 85 2 women wearing kimonos 6 86 3 women standing and wearing kimonos, 1 woman is sitting on the floor looking up at them 6 87 2 women sitting, 1 is playing guitar 6 88 a river 6 89 a woman and a man dressed as a woman sitting and reading 6 90 woman sitting in pairs, some appear to have moustaches drawn on 7 91 several buildings off in the distance 7 92 2 women and a man sitting on a bench outside with 1 man standing behind them 7 93 a man working with tools on machinery 7 94 5 women looking out from a balcony 7 95 3 women dressed in kimonos with 1 woman sitting on the floor looking up at them 7 96 a woman dressed in a graduation cap and gown 7 97 men working in a lab 7 98 men and women playing tennis 7 99 2 children fishing 7 100 people walking on a tree lined path 7 101 exterior of a building 7 102 2 women, one woman is sitting in a rocking chair and the other woman is resting her head on the other woman's lap 7 103 2 women sitting at a desk 7 104 a woman who appears to be dressed in costume 7 105 2 women playing instruments, one is playing a guitar while the other is playing a banjo 8 106 3 women who appear to be dressed in costume 8 107 3 women who appear to be dressed in costume, 1 of them is holding a doll 8 108 4 women who appear to be dressed in costume and acting something out 8 109 a large group of women eating bananas and being silly 8 110 2 women sitting across a table from each other 8 111 a group of men playing baseball 8 112 a skeleton 8 113 a sign that says "Forge Works" 8 114 drawing of a cow 8 115 2 women, one is reading and the other is working at a table 8 116 a large group portrait taken in a wooded area 8 117 a man standing on a pathway with buildings off in the distance 8 118 3 people walking up a rocky hillside 8 119 a house covered in snow 8 120 2 women, 1 is playing guitar and the other is reading 9 121 2 children standing with a statue 9 122 4 women sitting around a table 9 123 a wooded snow scene 9 124 a monument 9 125 a rock formation 9 126 4 men on steps holding bugles 9 127 interior of a room, possibly a dorm room 9 128 interior of a room, possibly a dorm room, a dresser and small table with a lamp on it 9 129 4 women helping each other cross what appears to be a small section of river 9 130 women climbing the side of a very steep hill 9 131 a man standing in a wooded area James H. Wells glass negatives,