COLLECTION GUIDES

ca. 1896-1900

Guide to the Photograph Collection


Collection Summary

Abstract

Photographs of members of the Massachusetts General Court between 1896 and 1900.

Sources

A Souvenir of Massachusetts Legislators, 1896-1900, vol. 5-9. Stoughton: A. M. Bridgman, 1896-1900.

Collection Description

Cabinet photographs of 139 members of the Massachusetts House and Senate during the years 1896-1900. Most are identified by inscriptions on the photograph. The collection also includes a few miscellaneous portraits. Identified photographers include Elmer Chickering and Notman Photographic Company of Boston.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dianne Cross and Robert Jefferson, January 2018.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Massachusetts General Court members, 1896-1900

Arranged alphabetically.

Box 1Folder 1#263.01
Adams, Austin F. (b. 1840)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1899, Barre Plains, Mass.

Box 1Folder 2#263.02
Attwill, Henry C. (1872-1936)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Lynn, Mass.

Box 1Folder 3#263.03
Austin, Waldo E. (1839-1930)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896, Holden, Mass.

Box 1Folder 4#263.04
Bailey, George W. (b. 1848)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1895-1896, Pittsfield, Mass.

Box 1Folder 5#263.05
Barber, Harding R. (1839-1903)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1895-1896, Senate 1897, Athol, Mass.

Box 1Folder 6#263.06
Bates, John L. (1859-1946)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1894-1896, Speaker of the House 1897, Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 6#263.07
Bates, John L. (1859-1946)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1894-1896, Speaker of the House 1897, Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 7#263.08
Black, William R. (1830-1915)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1897-1898, Taunton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 8#263.09
Blood, Avander N. (1838-1906)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896, Pepperell, Mass.

Box 1Folder 9#263.10
Boutwell, Harvey L. (1860-1929)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1895-1897, Malden, Mass.

Box 1Folder 10#263.11
Bradford, Cary C. (1855-1934)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1897, Southbridge, Mass.

Box 1Folder 11#263.12
Brigham, William H. (b. 1863)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1892-1893, Senate 1897-1898, Hudson, Mass.

Box 1Folder 12#263.13
Brown, Charles D. (b. 1862)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1895-1897, Gloucester, Mass.

Box 1Folder 13#263.14
Brown, Charles E. (b. 1850)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1897, Concord, Mass.

Box 1Folder 14#263.15
Brown, George A. (b. 1854)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Everett, Mass.

Box 1Folder 15#263.16
Burgess, Albert H. (b. 1843)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1899, Fitchburg, Mass.

Box 1Folder 16#263.17
Calkins, Ernest W. (1855-1923)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, North Abington, Mass.

Box 1Folder 17#263.18
Carberry, James F. (b. 1868)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1898, Worcester, Mass.

Box 1Folder 18#263.19
Carroll, Patrick J. (b. 1865)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 19#263.20
Chamberlain, Loyed E. (1856-1937)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Brockton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 20#263.21
Chandler, Leonard B. (1851-1927)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1897-1898, Somerville, Mass.

Box 1Folder 21#263.22
Clarke, Albert (b. 1840)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Wellesley Hills, Mass.

Box 1Folder 22#263.23
Clemence, George L. (1852-1907)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1900, Southbridge, Mass.

Box 1Folder 23#263.24
Cole, Samuel (b. 1856)Taken by Purdy.

House of Representatives 1897, Beverly, Mass.

Box 1Folder 24#263.25
Cook, William H. (1843-1900)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1896-1898, Milford, Mass.

Box 1Folder 24#263.26
Cook, William H. (1843-1900)Taken by Willis Studios, Milford.

Senate 1896-1898, Milford, Mass.

Box 1Folder 25#263.27
Coolidge, Henry Dingley (1858-1922)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Clerk, Senate 1898, Concord, Mass.

Box 1Folder 26#263.28
Crane, Winthrop Murray (1853-1920)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Lieutenant Governor 1896-1899, Dalton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 27#263.29
Crosby, Alfred R. (1838-1923)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1897, Attleboro, Mass.

Box 1Folder 28#263.30
Crouch, Charles S. (d. 1901)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1898, Northampton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 29#263.31
Dallinger, Frederick (b. 1871)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Cambridge, Mass.

Box 1Folder 30#263.32
Davis, William R. (1862-1925)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1898, Cambridge, Mass.

Box 1Folder 31#263.33
Donovan, William J. (b. 1862)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1893-1895, Senate 1899, East Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 32#263.34
Drake, Frederic P. (b. 1851)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1899, Canton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 33#263.35
Feneno, John J. (b. 1866)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1897-1898, Senate 1899, Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 34#263.36
Fillmore, Wellington (b. 1850)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896, Cambridge, Mass.

Box 1Folder 35#263.37
Flynn, Joseph J. (b. 1862)Taken by Kenefick, Lawrence, Mass.

Senate 1898, Lawrence, Mass.

Box 1Folder 36#263.38
Gay, Richard Lewis (1837-1919)Taken by Hardy, Boston.

Secretary, Massachusetts Board of Trade 1901, Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 37#263.39
George, Samuel W. (b. 1862)Taken by Warren, Boston.

Senate 1898, Haverhill, Mass.

Box 1Folder 38#263.40
Gilman, Moses Dudley (b. 1846)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1897, Worcester, Mass.

Box 1Folder 39#263.41
Gleason, Samuel S. (1841-1911)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1898, Senate 1899, Gardner, Mass.

Box 1Folder 40#263.42
Gove, Otis M. (1851-1931)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1897, Waltham, Mass.

Box 1Folder 41#263.43
Grimes, James W. (b. 1865)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1897-1899, Reading, Mass.

Box 1Folder 42#263.44
Hamlin, Edward F. (b. 1846)Taken by James Notman.

Executive Clerk 1877-, Newton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 43#263.45
Hanson, Frederick (b. 1835)Taken by Hardy, Boston.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Brockton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 44#263.46
Harding, Edward H. (b. 1854)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Orange, Mass.

Box 1Folder 45#263.47
Harrington, Francis A. (b. 1846)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Worcester, Mass.

Box 1Folder 46#263.48
Harwood, Albert L. (b. 1847)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1899, Newton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 47#263.49
Haskins, Leander M. (1842-1905)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1898-1899, Rockport, Mass.

Box 1Folder 48#263.50
Hawes, Martin Eldridge (b. 1834)Unidentified photographer.

House of Representatives 1898-1899, Weymouth, Mass.

Box 1Folder 49#263.51
Hiscox, Albert F. (b. 1852)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1898, Dudley, Mass.

Box 1Folder 50#263.52
Hodgkins, William H. (1840-1905)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Somerville, Mass.

Box 1Folder 51#263.53-263.55
Holden, Joshua B. (b. 1850)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896, Senate 1897-1898, Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 52#263.56
Hollis, J. Edward (b. 1840)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1895-1896, Newton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 53#263.57
Howard, Walter F. (b. 1855)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1897, Clinton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 54#263.58
Huse, Caleb R. (1833-1906)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896, Newburyport, Mass.

Box 1Folder 55#263.59
Ives, Dwight H. (1836-1924)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1897, Holyoke, Mass.

Box 1Folder 56#263.60
Joy, Fred (1859-1924)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1899, Winchester, Mass.

Box 1Folder 57#263.61
Keenan, Thomas F. (b. 1854)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Boston, Mass.

Box 1Folder 58#263.62
Keith, Charles P. (b. 1843)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1898-1899, Cambridge, Mass.

Box 1Folder 59#263.63
Kenefick, Thomas W. (b. 1855)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Palmer, Mass.

Box 1Folder 60#263.64
Kimball, James W. (b. 1858)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Clerk, House of Representatives 1897.

Box 1Folder 61#263.65
King, Charles W. (b. 1861)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896, Monson, Mass.

Box 1Folder 62#263.66
Langford, John T. (b. 1842)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1899, Newton, Mass.

Box 1Folder 63#263.67
Leach, Warren S. (b. 1847)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1895, Senate 1899, Raynham, Mass.

Box 1Folder 64#263.68
Leach, William W. (b. 1856)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1899, Palmer, Mass.

Box 1Folder 65#263.69
Livermore, Warren J. (b. 1835)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Spencer, Mass.

Box 2Folder 66#263.70
Lott, William H. (b. 1852)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 67#263.71
Lowell, Francis C. (1855-1911)Taken by H. G. Smith.

House of Representatives 1898, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 68#263.72
Luscombe, Walter O. (1851-1939)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Falmouth, Mass.

Box 2Folder 69#263.73
Mahoney, William B. (b. 1857)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Westfield, Mass.

Box 2Folder 70#263.74
Maxwell, Arthur A. (b. 1858)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1899, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 71#263.75
McCarthy, Jeremiah J. (1852-1917)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1898, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 72#263.76
Meyer, George von Lengerke (1858-1918)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Speaker, House of Representatives 1894-1896, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 73#263.77
Miller, Calvin S. (b. 1833)Taken by Emily Stokes.

House of Representatives 1896, Southwick, Mass.

Box 2Folder 74#263.78
Monroe, Charles D. (b. 1856)Taken by Glines, Boston.

House of Representatives 1896, Southbridge, Mass.

Box 2Folder 75#263.79
Moore, James S. (b. 1842)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1899, West Stockbridge, Mass.

Box 2Folder 76#263.80
Moriarty, Eugene M. (1849-1907)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Worcester, Mass.

Box 2Folder 77#263.81
Nevin, Edward B. (b. 1858)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1897-1898, Weymouth, Mass.

Box 2Folder 78#263.82
Newton, Phinehas S. (b. 1833)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1899, Royalston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 79#263.83
Parsons, Henry (b. 1841)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Marlboro, Mass.

Box 2Folder 80#263.84
Patch, Frank A. (b. 1844)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Boxboro, Mass.

Box 2Folder 81#263.85
Porter, Burrill (1832-1914)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1898, North Attleboro, Mass.

Box 2Folder 82#263.86
Post, Thomas (b. 1864)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Lenox, Mass.

Box 2Folder 83#263.87
Prendergast, D. L.Taken by Frank B. Conlin, Boston.
Box 2Folder 84#263.88
Putnam, George E. (b. 1851)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1897-1898, Lowell, Mass.

Box 2Folder 85#263.89
Quirk, Charles I. (b. 1871)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 86#263.90-263.91
Remington, David T. (b. 1846)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate doorkeeper 1898, Northampton, Mass.

Box 2Folder 87#263.92
Reynolds, William (b. 1843)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1899, Marblehead, Mass.

Box 2Folder 88#263.93
Richmond, Clinton Q. (b. 1859)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, North Adams, Mass.

Box 2Folder 89#263.94-263.95
Roberts, Ernest W. (b. 1858)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1894-1895, Senate 1897-1898, Chelsea, Mass.

Box 2Folder 90#263.96
Roe, Alfred S. (1844-1917)Taken by Warren, Boston.

Senate 1898, Worcester, Mass.

Box 2Folder 91#263.97
Rogers, Atherton W. (b. 1848)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896, Sudbury, Mass.

Box 2Folder 92#263.98
Rourke, Daniel D. (b. 1869)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1895-1897, Senate 1898, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 93#263.99-263.100
Sanderson, Howard K. (b. 1865)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Lynn, Mass.

Box 2Folder 94#263.101
Sargent, Charles F. (b. 1858)Taken by G. H. Leck, Lawrence, Mass.

Senate 1899, Lawrence, Mass.

Box 2Folder 95#263.102
Schofield, William (b. 1857)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1899, Malden, Mass.

Box 2Folder 96#263.103
Slocum, John O. (b. 1842)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896, Dartmouth, Mass.

Box 2Folder 97#263.104
Smith, Harvey C. (b. 1847)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1897, Gloucester, Mass.

Box 2Folder 98#263.105
Smith, Henry R. (b. 1842)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Leominster, Mass.

Box 2Folder 99#263.106
Snow, Andrew R. (b. 1844)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1898, Webster, Mass.

Box 2Folder 100#263.107
Soule, Rufus A. (1839-1913)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1897, New Bedford, Mass.

Box 2Folder 101#263.108
Spaulding, Cyrus (b. 1835)Taken by C. L. Ross, Webster, Mass.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Webster, Mass.

Box 2Folder 102#263.109
Stanley, Fred D. (b. 1863)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1895-1897, New Bedford, Mass.

Box 2Folder 103#263.110
Storrs, George D. (b. 1866)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896, Ware, Mass.

Box 2Folder 104#263.111
Tague, Peter F. (b. 1871)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Boston, Mass.

Box 2Folder 105#263.112
Taylor, Karl T. (b. 1874)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Clerical assistant, Senate 1898.

Box 2Folder 106#263.113
Thompson, James (b. 1848)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Quincy, Mass.

Box 2Folder 107#263.114
Tyner, George N. (1848-1904)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1899, Holyoke, Mass.

Box 2Folder 108#263.115
Utley, Charles H. (1857-1916)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1894-1896, Brookline, Mass.

Box 2Folder 109#263.116
Vose, Harold P.Taken by G. B. Webber, Brunswick, Maine.
Box 2Folder 110#263.117
Wallace, Silas Ives (b. 1864)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1899, Clinton, Mass.

Box 2Folder 111#263.118-263.119
Washburn, Charles G. (1857-1928)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Worcester, Mass.

Box 2Folder 112#263.120
Whipple, John J. (1847-1921)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1899, Brockton, Mass.

Box 3Folder 113#263.121
White, Zadoc Long (1854-1925)Taken by Purdy, Boston.

House of Representatives 1897, Winchendon, Mass.

Box 3Folder 114#263.122
Whittlesey, William A. (1849-1906)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

Senate 1898-1899, Pittsfield, Mass.

Box 3Folder 114#263.123
Whittlesey, William A. (1849-1906)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898-1899, Pittsfield, Mass.

Box 3Folder 115#263.124
Williams, Fred H.Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Senate 1898, Brookline, Mass.

Box 3Folder 116#263.125
Williams, George Fenelon (b. 1856)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1898, Foxborough, Mass.

Box 3Folder 117#263.126
Witt, Charles T. (b. 1848)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1898-1899, Senate 1899, Boston, Mass.

Box 3Folder 118#263.127
Wolcott, Roger (1847-1900)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

Governor, 1896-1900, Boston, Mass.

Box 3Folder 119#263.128
Woodsum, B. Herbert (1857-1917)Taken by Elmer Chickering.

House of Representatives 1891-1892, Senate 1899, South Braintree, Mass.

Box 3Folder 120#263.129
Young, Willie C. (1848-1909)Taken by Notman Photographic Co.

House of Representatives 1896-1897, Worcester, Mass.

Box 3Folder 121#263.130-263.139
Unidentified men, probably members of the Massachusetts General CourtTaken by Elmer Chickering and Notman Photographic Co.

Miscellaneous portraits

Box 3Folder 122#263.140
John L. Bates,1902Taken by Elmer Chickering.
O.S. Box 1#263.148
Governor Bates and wife at St. Louis, 1904Taken by William H. Pau, official photographer, St. Louis Exposition.

Governor John L. Bates of Massachusetts, his wife Clara, and three unidentified persons.

Box 3Folder 124#263.142
Margaret Amidon Blair, 16 1/2 months old, Dec. 1888Taken by Rice, Worcester, Mass.
Box 3Folder 123#263.141
Albert U. Blodgett, undatedUnidentified photographer.
Box 3Folder 125#263.143
Sumner Crosby, 1908Taken by Elmer Chickering.
Box 3Folder 126#263.144
Helen B. Maxcy, Squirrel Island age 13, 13 Aug. 1897Taken by A. T. Reynolds, Gardiner, Maine.
O.S. Box 1#263.149
Charles M. Reeves, St. Louis, Mo., 1904Unidentified photographer.
Box 3Folder 127#263.145
Unidentified manTaken by Notman Photographic Co.
Box 3Folder 128#263.146
Unidentified young manTaken by Schirver, Worcester, Mass.
Box 3Folder 129#263.147
Unidentified group of menTaken by Lee Gallery, Richmond, Va.
O.S. Box 1#263.150
Unidentified man.Taken by Davis & Sanford, New York.
OS Box 1#263.151
Unidentified manTaken by Elmer Chickering.
O.S. Box 1#263.152
Unidentified manUnidentified photographer.
O.S. Box 1#263.153
Unidentified group of menUnidentified photographer.

Preferred Citation

Massachusetts General Court photographs, Photo. Coll. 263, Massachusetts Historical Society Photo Archives.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Chickering, Elmer, photographer.

Organizations:

Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives--Photographs.
Massachusetts. General Court--Photographs.
Massachusetts. General Court. Senate--Photographs.
Notman Photographic Company (Boston, Mass.), photographers.

Subjects:

Cabinet photographs.
Legislators--Massachusetts--Photographs.
Politicians--Massachusetts--Photographs.

Materials Removed from the Collection

Printed materials from this collection have been removed to the MHS printed collection.