Olmstead, William B

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Willaim Henry Olmsted was a prolific photographer, active in the Syracuse Camera Club, and created a collection of historical views of Syracuse ranging from 1852-1930s; he was involved in business development in Syracuse, and owned The Olmsted Company, which specialized in saddlery and bicycle hardware, and later automobile supplies.

From the description of Will H. Olmsted collection, 1859-1948. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155420960

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referencedIn John Jay Chapman additional papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Olmstead, William Henry. Will H. Olmsted collection, 1859-1948. New York State Historical Documents
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correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Glen Haven Hotel (Homer, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith H. R. Olmsted and Son Company (Syracuse, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Messenger, Margaret S. person
associatedWith Microscopical Club (Syracuse, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Olmsted, Anna Wetherill. person
associatedWith Olmsted, Clara Wetherill. person
associatedWith Olmsted Company (Syracuse, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Olmsted family. family
associatedWith Olsted, Hiram Roger. person
associatedWith Onondaga Historical Association (Syracuse, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Syracuse Camera Club (Syracuse, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith The American Lantern Slide Interchange. corporateBody
associatedWith Wetherill, Clara Annie. person
associatedWith Wetherill family. family
associatedWith Wetherill, Mayer. person
associatedWith Williams, E. Q. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--Skaneateles
Skaneateles (N.Y.)
New York (State)--Onondaga County
Onondaga County (N.Y.)
Skaneateles Lake (N.Y.)
New York (State)
New York (N.Y.)
Geln Haven (N.Y.)
Northeastern United States
New York (State)--Syracuse
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Syracuse (N.Y.)
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Documentary photography
Canals--1880-1910
Photography--Societies and clubs
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Railroads
Lantern slides--Lectures and lecturing
Resorts
Photographers
Salt industry and trade--History
Photography--1852-1940
Portrait photography
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Active 1859

Active 1948

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