Guide to the Reed and Ketcheson Family Collection 1992.0005

Finding aid prepared by Rebecca Quon
California Museum of Photography
3824 Main Street
Riverside, CA, 92521
(951) 827-4787
2014


Title: Reed and Ketcheson Family photographs,
Identifier/Call Number: 1992.0005
Contributing Institution: California Museum of Photography
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 14.0 Items
Date: ca. 1860-1890
Abstract: The collection contains photographs of a Canadian family spanning multiple generations.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains sixteen images in various sizes, including cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, tintypes, and a large albumen print. It exemplifies the extent to which early photography was used for family portraiture.

Biography

The photographs document the extended family of Annis Ketcheson (1811-1901) and her husband David T. Reed (1807-1902).

Arrangement

Photographs are grouped according to family branch affiliation. The Reed, Reed-Fairman, and Reed-Ketcheson family photographs are in the first folder, Reed-Barnum and Reed-Brenton in the second, and the large group portrait is in the third.

Acquisition Information

The photographs were donated by Helen Freeland and accessioned into the permanent collection in 1992.

Publication Rights

These photographs are believed to be in the public domain. All requests for permission to publish be submitted in writing to the Curator of Collections.

Preferred Citation

Reed-Ketcheson Family Collection, Gift of Helen Freeland, UCR/California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside

Access

Collection is open for research, by appointment.

Processing

Processed by Rebecca Quon, March 2014

 

Folder 1

Physical Description: 1.0 Folder
 

Family House, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

William Ketcheson and wife, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

David T. Reed, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

David T. Reed and wife, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Martha Reed and Nancy Reed-Fairman, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Sidmar H.Fairman, tintype, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Six-Figure Portrait, cabinet card, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Folder 2

Physical Description: 1.0 Folder
 

Five-Figure Portrait, cabinet card, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Susanna Reed Barnum, cabinet card, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

William Barnum, cabinet card, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

William Barnum, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Frank Brenton I, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Mrs. Frank Brenton I, carte de visite, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Frank Brenton II, cabinet card, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Frank (II), Gatrey, and Frank (III) Brenton, cabinet card, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item
 

Folder 3

Physical Description: 1.0 Folder
 

Twelve-Figure Portrait, albumen print, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 Item