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Edmiston (Reverend Berry) Collection of Photographs of Apache Peoples
photCL 623  
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Description
A collection of 45 photographs (glass plate negatives, lantern slides, and copy prints) of Apache peoples and some U.S. Army soldiers in Arizona, approximately 1899. The Apache are seen with baskets, in family groups, posed with rifles, riding horses, and in lines at federal agency buildings.
Background
Reverend Berry (James Littleberry) Edmiston was born in 1831 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. In 1861, he married Ednah Lee, and they both graduated from Adrian College, Maryland in 1866. In 1869, he became pastor of the Swedenborgian Society church in Henry, Illinois. The Edmistons moved to Riverside, California in 1878 and settled on a ranch. Edmiston became pastor of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian) Church of Riverside in 1885; he died in 1912.
Extent
1.33 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information. Box 2: Items are fragile; available with approval from Curator of Photography.