Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection, ca. 1893-1904
Peterson, Anne E (photographic historian)
Underwood & Underwood
Keystone View Company
Strohmeyer & Wyman
H.C. White Co
American Stereoscopic Co
McKinley, William President 1843-1901
Vatican Library (Rome, Italy)
Silver gelatin stereographs, 3-1/2 x 7", on paper, with curved mounts
0.15 cu. ft.: 1 box
23 items: 22 stereographs; 1 pamphlet
African Americans 1890-1910
New Orleans (La.)
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
See standard sources for historical information on stereograph production in the United States.
Ms. Peterson is a photographic historian who was manager for the Archives Center's Underwood & Underwood Videodisc Project and assisted with the Donald H. Sultner-Welles Collection. She has held curatorial positions with the Library of Congress, the Louisiana State Museum, and the De Golyer Library, Southern Methodist University.
5 stereographs published by American Stereoscopic Co., 5 by H. C. White Co., 7 miscellaneous views by Underwood & Underwood, and 5 images of the "sugar levee," New Orleans, from the "Cotton Series" (3 by Underwood & Underwood, 1 by Strohmeyer & Wyman, and 1 by Keystone View Co.), and a pamphlet, "Light on Stereographs," copyright Underwood & Underwood, 1902.
Other images include comic scenes, including several concerning courtship, one from the "French maid" or cook series, two black stereotype images, a portrait of President McKinley and his Cabinet, views of Brussels, the Vatican Library (Rome), the "Bavarian Highlands," Berlin, Chartres, and Central Park (New York). Identified photographers are R. Y. Young and Edw. Clarke.
Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
1991.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless they are housed in plastic sleeves