Bruce Cotten image collection, circa 1837-1908.

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Cotten, Bruce, 1873-1954,. Bruce Cotten image collection, circa 1837-1908.

Bruce Cotten image collection, circa 1837-1908.

The Bruce Cotten Image Collection includes images, chiefly 19th century, relating to North Carolina individuals and places. While there are a few salt prints, most images are etchings, colored engravings, drawings, reproductions, or copy work. Included are images depicting members of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina taken by Matthew Brady, various locations in North Carolina, battles during the American Civil War in North Carolina, and the regional flora and fauna.

About 62 items (3.0 linear feet).

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