Bagby Family Photographs
Identifier: MSS 0176
Scope and Contents Note
This collection contains 65 glass plate and film negatives of the Bagby Family at 510 McKinney Street and family portraits, the article "Sam Houston Collection for Library Started," in the Houston Post-Dispatch dated June 28, 1925, as well as an original glass plate negative box.
This collection is open for research. However, to preserve the original glass plates, access will be provided by digital surrogates when possible. Please contact the HMRC Photo Archives, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Bagby Family Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.
The Bagby Family was a prominant early family of the city of Houston. Thomas Bagby was a cotton merchant and civic leader who was close friends with Sam Houston. The Bagby Family lived at 510 McKinney Street in downtown Houston, currently the site of the Julia Ideson Building, Houston Public Library.
1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged by item type: newspapers and negatives.
Donated by Thomas Bagby Berleth in September 2012.
Processed by Emily Scott in September 2013.
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