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Guide to the Reed and Ketcheson Family Collection 1992.0005
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  • Contributing Institution: California Museum of Photography
    Title: Reed and Ketcheson Family photographs
    Identifier/Call Number: 1992.0005
    Physical Description: 14 items
    Date: ca. 1860-1890
    Abstract: The collection contains photographs of a Canadian family spanning multiple generations.
    Language of Material: English .

    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.


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


    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


    Collection is open for research, by appointment.


    Processed by Rebecca Quon, March 2014