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Davenport, Pierrepont


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles B. Davenport Collection

Identifier: CBD

The Charles B. Davenport Collection contains the papers of Davenport and those of his wife Gertrude Crotty Davenport. It consists of family, institutional, and scientific photographs, biographical material, memorabilia, correspondence, photocopies of his articles, and supporting material. It is divided into four record groups: Record Group I: Photographs; Record Group II: Biographical Material; Record Group III: Memorabilia; and Record Group IV: Supporting Material.

Dates: 1809 - 2005

Pierrepont Davenport Cancelled Check and Letters to Charles B. Davenport, 1929, 1943

 File — Box 5: Series CBD/2, Folder: 13
Identifier: CBD/2/1
Scope and Content From the Collection: The Charles B. Davenport Collection is particulary rich in photographs, both family and scientific. Davenport began visiting the Cold Spring Harbor area in the 1890s, and its environs are the background of many of the photographs. There are nine photographs of Alexander Agassiz's Newport, Rhode Island laboratory, six of which are dated 1893 and three of which are undated, but which are likely of the same date. Of particular note in the collection are cabinet photographs, mostly of...
Dates: 1929, 1943

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Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Autograph albums 1
Brooklyn (N.Y.) 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Checks (bank checks) 1
Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) 1