Thomas Lamb Eliot family photographs collection [graphic], 1850-1948.


Thomas Lamb Eliot family photographs collection [graphic], 1850-1948.

Photographs of the family of Thomas Lamb Eliot (1841-1936), Unitarian minister from Portland, Or., dating from 1850-1948. Includes portraits of Eliot and his wife Henrietta Robins Eliot (1845-1940); their children William Greenleaf Eliot (1866-1956), Dorothea Dix Eliot (b. 1871), Grace Cranch Eliot (b. 1876), Henrietta Mack Eliot (1879-1978), Thomas Dawes Eliot (1889-1973), Ellen Smith Eliot (b. 1873); other members of the related Eliot, Mack, and Weil families; and friends such as John Commingers Ainsworth and Maude Ainsworth, among many others. There are also photographs of the Eliot family home at SW Park and Salmon in Portland, as well as family events, include Thomas Lamb Eliot's funeral. Photographers include Arthur B. McAlpin, Buchtel & Stolte, and McAlpin & Lamb, all of Portland, among others.

0.16 cubic feet (47 photographs in 4 folders).


SNAC Resource ID: 7149719

Related Entities

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Eliot, Ellen Smith, b. 1873 (person)

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Ainsworth, Maude (person)

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McAlpin, Arthur B., 1856-1947, (person)

Eliot, Dorothea Dix, b. 1871 (person)

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