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Box HUM 2.85 Box 1

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Cato W. Adams, sitting in his Los Angeles home, with his pipe collection, 1950

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (82)
Description: Snapshot. Inscribed on front: To the Hon. Roscoe C. S[immons]. From Cato W. Adams. Inscribed on back: To Col. Roscoe C. Simmons. From an admirer since 1908, Cato W. Adams. Total number of pipes [October 20, 1960], 731.

Louis B. Anderson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, 1910s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (84)
Description: Election flier attached to back, dated 1925.

Mary C. Booze, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, 1910

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (87)
Description: Studio portrait. Inscribed on back: Mrs. Eugene Booze.

Charles Wayland Brooks, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, 1920s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (89)
Description: Studio portrait. Inscribed on front: To my good friend Roscoe Conkling Simmons, "a great orator," with sincere regard and best wishes, C. Wayland Brooks.

Robert S. Abbott, three-quarter-length portrait, standing, facing front, and his mother Flora Abbott Sengstacke, sitting, 1915

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (81)
Description: Studio portrait.

J.A. Bond, quarter-length portrait, facing front, 1930

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (86)
Scope and Contents: Most of the identifiable photographs are signed or unsigned portraits of Simmons, his family, and political colleagues or other prominent Americans, especially members of the African-American community. There also numerous photographs of unidentified group events, such as graduations or funerals, as well as photographs of unidentified monuments and buildings. Simmons' apparent interest in United States foreign policy and military actions is evident in this series. There...

Mary C. Booze, 1910s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (88)
Description: Studio portrait.

John Brown, head-and-shoulders portrait, 1880s?

photoDescriptionUnit — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 13Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (90)
Description: Photographic reproduction by A.A. Martin of 1859 daguerreotype portrait of abolitionist John Brown attributed to Martin M. Lawrence. Inscribed on back: Actual photograph of John Brown at Harpers Ferry. Given by him to Joseph Barber of Wayne, Ashtabula County, Ohio. Found by E.G. Lamp[?]m, Jefferson, O. Presented to R.C. Simmons of Chicago on Aug. 8, 1933, at Jefferson, Ohio, by E.G. Lamp[?]m.