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Identifier: P0514

Title: Souther Family Collection

Description: Eustace E. Souther (1835-ca 1907) was born in Massachusetts. The family moved to Alton, Illinois when he was a child. In 1865 Souther and his brother, Warren S. Souther founded an iron factory in St. Louis called E.E. Souther and Brother. Eustace Souther, also known as "Captain Souther," married Cornelia W. Casterline in 1858 in St. Louis. They had five children between 1861 and 1880: Albert G. Souther, Cornelia P. Souther, Sarah C. Souther, Clara S. Souther, and Edith E. Souther. The Souther Family Collection consists of two small photograph albums containing carte de visite and tintype portraits of Souther family and friends and photographs of artwork, unmounted photographs of family, friends, and buildings as well as photographic and engraved portraits of the family. See also E.E. Souther Company Collection (Collection 506 in this guide). See also the Souther Family Papers in the MHS Archives. Subjects in folders include: horse-drawn sleigh; family groups; two views of an unidentified city; Cornelia Casterline Souther; Sarah C. Souther; two LPE season tickets; Adeline Hollister Souther; Eliza P. Greenough; Timothy Souther; Judge Breckenridge; 1904 World's Fair. The first album is inscribed "Cornelia." The photos within show of members of the Souther and Casterline families. (Previously called Photograph Album 17) Subjects include: Eustace E. Souther; Albert G. Souther; Cornelia W. Souther; Julia Dake Casterline; Edward P. Casterline; Warren Abbott Souther; Lucia Amy Stewart; Charlie Choate; (more). The second album contains small reproductions of artwork, decorative pictures, unidentified portraits, and portraits of the Souther family. (Previously called Photograph Album 19) Subjects include: Clara Swift Souther; Alice Souther Zeller; Georgia Souther; Latham Souther; (more).

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1865 - ca. 1922

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Floyd & Power (Minneapolis, MN); J.Q.A. Tresize; St. Louis studios: Guerin; George H. McConnell's; J.C. Strauss; Rosch



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