Object Type: Record
In Collection: Prints and Photographs
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Title: L.J. Whitmeyer glass plate negatives collection
Description: The L.J. Whitmeyer glass plate negatives collection consists of 39 glass plate negatives of Hardin County, Texas, dating about 1890-about 1910. Select images within this collection were created by photographers Hughes and Lane of Batson, Texas. Images are of group portraits, street scenes and the surrounding area of Saratoga and Batson, Texas. Some of the plates are cracked, broken or damaged. These materials have been digitized and are part of the Texas Digital Archive.
Collection: L.J. Whitmeyer glass plate negatives collection
Collector: Whitmeyer, Jack, Jr., 1921-2010
Date range of creation: about 1890 to about 1910
Geographic coverage: Texas
Geographic coverage: Batson (Tex.)
Geographic coverage: Hardin County (Tex.)
Geographic coverage: Saratoga (Tex.)
Subject: Oil fields
Subject: Streetscapes (Urban design)
Subject: Pictorial works
Type: Glass plate negatives
Type: Group portraits
Type: Studio portraits
Citation information: (Identify the item), Clyde and Thelma See glass plate negatives collection. Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: These images were numbered by Sam Houston Center staff in the same order as they were received.
Copyright information: Under the Copyright Act of 1976 as amended in 1998, unpublished works are protected for the life of the author plus 70 years. The term of copyright for published material varies. Researchers are responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Access restrictions: Due to the fragility of the glass plate negatives, the digital copies must be used instead of the original negatives.
Size or duration: 0.75 cubic ft.
TARO URL: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/tslac/501365/tsl-50136.html