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Dr. G. Howard White collection

Photographer:
White, G. Howard, Dr., Jr.  Search this
Names:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cubic feet
149 negatives (photographic) (glass.)
8 photographic prints (black and white.)
46 negatives (photographic) (nitrate.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Virginia -- Leesburg
Virginia -- Middleburg
Pelham (Upperville, Virginia)
Tanglewood (Catonsville, Maryland)
Howard County (Md.)
Grafton Hall (Upperville, Virginia)
Crednall (Middleburg, Virginia)
Catonsville (Md.)
Argyle (Ellicott City, Maryland)
Welbourne (Middleburg, Virginia)
Date:
circa 1890-1920
Summary:
The Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. Collection contains images of family members and residences relating to the White family of Catonsville, Maryland and Middleburg, Virginia and the Liebig family of Catonsville, Maryland, as well as recreational, industrial, and general sites in Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey. The images, taken by Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. and Dr. Gustav Adolph Liebig, both amateur photographers, document everything from informal family gatherings and outings to domestic servants, workers, factories and railroad lines. The acession file includes some genealogical information and research on properties conducted in 2005.
Scope and Contents note:
The Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. Collection includes (203) photographic images dated c. 1890s-1920s taken by amateur photographers Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. and Dr. Gustav Adolph Liebig. It includes a diverse sampling of scenes, from family gatherings, homes, and recreational outings to train depots and railway lines, mill and factory workers, domestic servants, livestock, barns and other agricultural and industrial scenes of everyday life. The majority of the photographs were taken in Catonsville, Maryland, and Virginia; many show the homes (both exterior and interior shots) of the White, Dulany, Liebig and Lemmon families. Some show the Princeton University campus in New Jersey. The collection as a whole is a rich sampling of domestic, recreational, and working life in the mid-Atlantic region at the turn of the twentieth century.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. G. Howard White, Jr., the principal photographer of the collection, was born at 'Crednall' in Middleburg, Virginia. Many of the people depicted in the photographs of homesteads (such as 'Argyle' in Ellicott City, Maryland) are related to the White family.

Dr. Gustav Adolph Liebig photographed other images in the White Collection. He lived on an estate known as 'Tanglewood,' believed to be located across the street from the Whites in Catonsville, Maryland. (This may account for why Dr. White ended up with images by Dr. Liebig in his collection.) The Liebig family also features prominently in the White Collection.
Provenance:
Gift from Janet Tayloe to the Archives of American Gardens through Mrs. William H. West, Jr. of the Garden Club of America.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Railroads -- United States  Search this
Farms -- Maryland  Search this
Mills and mill-work  Search this
Gardens -- Virginia  Search this
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHI
See more items in:
Dr. G. Howard White collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-whi
Online Media:

Ellicott City -- Argyle

Former owner:
White, Charles Ridgely, Jr.  Search this
White, Rebecca Angelica Waters  Search this
Collection Photographer:
White, G. Howard, Dr., Jr.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Argyle (Ellicott City, Maryland)
United States of America--Maryland--Howard County--Ellicott City
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and information about the property and the White family.
General:
Located near Ellicott City, Maryland, Argyle was on Ilchester Road near Landing Road. It was the home of Charles Ridgely White and Rebecca Angelica Waters White, G. Howard White, Jr.'s grandparents. The images in this series show family and friends gathered at the site. The house pictured burned some time after 1907, the year of Rebecca White's death.
Related Materials:
Argyle related holdings consist of 1 folder (3 glass negatives)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens--Maryland--Ellicott City  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHI, File MD224
See more items in:
Dr. G. Howard White collection
Dr. G. Howard White collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States of America / Maryland
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-whi-ref84

[Argyle]: group at Argyle.

Names:
White, Alexander Robert  Search this
White, Rebecca Angelica Waters  Search this
Collection Photographer:
White, G. Howard, Dr., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 6.5 x 8.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Argyle (Ellicott City, Maryland)
United States of America--Maryland--Howard County--Ellicott City
Date:
[between 1890 and 1900]
General:
Caption reads "Aunt Beck, Father, Mr. Harvey, Aunt Jeanie, Grandmother, Uncle John, Uncle Rob." The grandmother is Rebecca Waters White and "Uncle Rob" is Alexander Robert White. Others pictured are members of the White family or their friends.
Glass negative is broken.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Urns  Search this
Trees  Search this
Costume  Search this
Houses  Search this
Women  Search this
Men  Search this
Gardens--Maryland--Ellicott City  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHI, Item MD224001
See more items in:
Dr. G. Howard White collection
Dr. G. Howard White collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States of America / Maryland / MD224: Ellicott City -- Argyle
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-whi-ref85

[Argyle]: group at Argyle.

Photographer:
Liebig, Gustav A., Jr. Dr  Search this
Names:
White, Alexander Robert  Search this
White, Rebecca Angelica Waters  Search this
Collection Photographer:
White, G. Howard, Dr., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 6.5 x 8.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Argyle (Ellicott City, Maryland)
United States of America--Maryland--Howard County--Ellicott City
Date:
[between 1890 and 1900]
General:
The group includes the same individuals as MD224001 ("Aunt Beck, Father, Mr. Harvey, Aunt Jeanie, Grandmother, Uncle John, Uncle Rob"), plus some others. The grandmother is Rebecca Waters White and "Uncle Rob" is Alexander Robert White. Others pictured are members of the White family or their friends.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Urns  Search this
Trees  Search this
Costume  Search this
Houses  Search this
Women  Search this
Men  Search this
Gardens--Maryland--Ellicott City  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHI, Item MD224002
See more items in:
Dr. G. Howard White collection
Dr. G. Howard White collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States of America / Maryland / MD224: Ellicott City -- Argyle
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-whi-ref86

[Argyle]: people on lawn.

Names:
White, Alexander Robert  Search this
White, Rebecca Angelica Waters  Search this
Collection Photographer:
White, G. Howard, Dr., Jr.  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 6.5 x 8.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Argyle (Ellicott City, Maryland)
United States of America--Maryland--Howard County--Ellicott City
Date:
[between 1890 and 1900]
General:
The group includes Rebecca Angelica Waters White, Alexander Robert White, and several of the other people found in images MD224001 and MD224002.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Urns  Search this
Porticoes  Search this
Climbing plants  Search this
Men  Search this
Women  Search this
Gardens--Maryland--Ellicott City  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Dr. G. Howard White, Jr. photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHI, Item MD224003
See more items in:
Dr. G. Howard White collection
Dr. G. Howard White collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States of America / Maryland / MD224: Ellicott City -- Argyle
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-whi-ref87

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