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Nicholson (John Page) Collection: Photographs of the monuments erected by the Antietam Battlefield Commission of Pennsylvania
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Custodial History
  • Scope and Contents
  • Processing Information
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  • Contributing Institution: The Huntington Library Photo Archives
    Title: Photographs of the monuments erected by the Antietam Battlefield Commission of Pennsylvania
    Identifier/Call Number: photCL 303
    Physical Description: 1 Volume (20 photographs, 1 program)
    Date: 1904
    Abstract: An album of photographs of monuments, buildings and a dedication ceremony at Antietam Battlefield, Maryland, 1904.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    photCL 303, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased from Gertrude M. Nicholson, through the agency of Robert O. Schad, September 1922.

    Custodial History

    This album was received as part of the Nicholson collection of papers, manuscripts and books related to the Civil War.

    Scope and Contents

    An album of 20 photographs of monuments, historic buildings, and ceremonies at the dedication of 13 monuments erected by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania on the Antietam Battlefield in Maryland. The monuments commemorated the services of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry regiments who fought at Antietam. Also in the album is a program for the dedication, "Pennsylvania Day," September 7, 1904, and there is a group portrait of Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (Pennsylvania), his staff, and others at the ceremony. Besides monuments, there are views of significant buildings on the battlefield: Otto Farm, the Roulette Barn, Miller's Mill, and the Dunkard Church.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Huntington Library staff circa mid-20th century. In 2021, Suzanne Oatey created a finding aid.


    Former call number: 57546


    Title supplied by cataloger.

    Related Materials

    John Page Nicholson papers and Civil War collection, mssNI 1-990. Additional volumes of photographs from the Nicholson collection: photCL 302, photCL 304, photCL 305, photCL 306, photCL 307, photCL 308, photCL 309.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 -- Monuments
    War memorials
    Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Sources
    United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Battlefields
    Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916