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Pettus Family Collection

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Identifier: P0221

Title: Pettus Family Collection

Description: The Pettus Family Collection contains a carte de visite family photograph album, two scrapbooks, three framed paper cut-outs of scenery, one framed full-length silhouette of a man, family portraits, 58 cartes de visite, 40 cabinet cards, two small encased tintypes of Emily Jane Pettus, and many copy photos of Pettus family portraits. Subjects include: Robert Mackay; Eliza Pettus; William Pettus; Elise M. Pettus; Morrison Pettus; Joseph Morrison Pettus; Pierre Saugrain; Elise Waddell; Berenice Morisson Lockwood; Charles Parsons Pettus; Mary Lackland; pug dog named "Punch"; Thomas Preston Lockwood; (more). The carte de visite album holds 45 photographs most of which are identified. The flyleaf reads "Eliza C. Pettus" in pencil. Subjects include: Charles Parsons; Joseph Pettus; Euphrasie Pettus MacCay; Henry Hitchcock; Bella Pettus; Berenice Morrison; Frederick von Schrader; Annie von Schrader; William G. Pettus; Elise Pettus; Henry Hitchcock, Jr.; Civil War figures; (more). The scrapbook album inscribed "To Elise Pettus for good lessons and conduct from R.W. Fenby, December 21 1877" contains 40 pages of doilies, colored cut-outs, collecting cards, small color prints, and poems. Most of the items show flowers, women, children, birds, and animals. The scrapbook album inscribed "Eugene Pettus and Harold Pettus - 1896 Valentines" contains valentines, advertising cards, Christmas cards, and images of birds, women, children, animals, flowers, and hunting.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: ca. 1864 - 1932

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Scholten (St. Louis); Schoo & Crouch (St. Louis); Cramer, Gross & Co. (St. Louis); A.J. Fox (St. Louis); Goebel (St. Charles, MO); Strauss (St. Louis); Holborn (St. Louis); Belle Studio (St. Louis)

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