Hammer Family Photographic Collection,

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hammer Family Photographic Collection,
Date
ca. 1860-1900 (inclusive)
Creator
Unknown
Extent
.08 cu. ft. (1 box): 10 items
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
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Jason Flahardy; machine-readable finding aid created by: Christian Trombetta
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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

Contents of the Collection

Jefferson Davis (1808-1889); President of Confederate States of America,, [n.d.]

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Varina Davis (Mrs. Jefferson Davis) (1826-1906); First Lady of the Confederate States of America,, [n.d.]

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General Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) C.S.A.; eventually named commander-in-chief of Confederate forces,, [n.d.]

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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.]

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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.]

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General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (1818-1893) C.S.A.; commander at Fort Sumter,, [n.d.]

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Unindentified Confederate general,, [n.d.]

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Train station at Natural Bridge, Kentucky; Lexington and Eastern Railway; passengers with luggage waiting for train,, ca. 1900

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Vacationers at Camp Natural Bridge in rowboats on lake; natural Bridge, Kentucky,, ca. 1900

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Vacationers at Camp Natural Bridge in rowboats on lake; natural Bridge, Kentucky,, ca. 1900

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