Artifacts in Archives

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Negatives: Forty-nine artifacts in the Archives in Eva McCracken and Nathaniel Pigott collections.

Eva McCracken Collection Artifacts

Neg. 1-Man with a white beard sitting in a chair holding a book, believed to be Melzar Waterman

(2½" x 4¼")

Neg. 2-Grandpa McCracken (2½" x 4¼")

Neg. 3-Picture of Susan Maria McCracken (5" x 7")

Neg. 4- Picture of a small child, tintype (5" x 7")

Neg. 5- Picture of a baby, tinted picture, Holly Anderson? on back (4" x 6")

Neg. 6-Young lady posing on a balcony (4¼" x 6½")

Neg. 7-Lady sitting holding a book with a little boy standing beside her (4¼" x 6½")

Neg. 8-Susan Marie Waterman McCracken in a frame (4½" x 6½")

Neg. 9-Picture album (brown with Carrie Libby stenciled on front)

Neg. 10-Pair of eyeglasses in case; James McCracken's tinder box; Small coin purse (pearl with

New Orleans, La. on front) containing small coin dated 1800

Neg. 11-James McCracken's necessary

Neg. 12-Picture of a baby in a folding picture frame (2" x 2")

Neg. 13-Brown picture album

Neg. 14-Pair of eyeglasses and case

Neg. 15-Oval cardboard that had been on a picture (8" x 10")

Neg. 16-James McCracken's wallet; Books (2½" x 4")-1) 1896 Book of Common Prayer has on

front: To Pauline from her God-Mother Mrs. J. N. W. Otto. 2) The Hymnal, has four leaf clover in it.

Neg. 17-James McCracken's leather collar and cuff box

Neg. 18-Celluloid collars and cuffs

Neg. 19-James McCracken's waistcoat (velvet and all hand stitched)

Neg. 20-James McCracken's folding school slate (12" x I5") --believed to date to the early 1830s

Neg. 21-Framed picture of 25 men and women (12" x 15"). Note on back: Mary Antin found this

picture in the attic of the Adams home after she and Walter bought it. Woman on front row left side is Susan Marie Waterman McCracken and the man behind her is James McCracken.

Neg. 22-Susan Maria Waterman McCracken's carriage umbrella--black with a folding handle

Neg. 23-Susan Marie Waterman McCracken in an ornate metal frame (5" x 7")

Neg. 24-Empty ornate metal frame (5" x 7")

Neg. 25-Red picture album (family heirloom dating back to 1880s)

Pigott Collection Artifacts

Neg. 26-Knife

Neg. 27-Knife

Neg. 28-Postal Souvenirs Album with 35 picture postcards

Neg. 29-Postal Souvenirs Album open showing first picture postcards

Neg. 30-Small set of surveying drafting tools

Neg. 31-Bull horn

Neg. 32--Sterling silver parasol handle

Neg. 33-Hatchet Head

Neg. 34-Handmade wooden pop gun toy

Neg. 35-Burlap bag of flints

Neg. 36--Sterling silver brooch

Neg. 37--Hat pin, monogrammed

Neg. 38-156 Picture box(loose postcards

Neg. 39-Sterling silver evening purse

Neg. 40-Rug hooking instrument

Eva McCracken Collection Artifacts-Continued

Neg. 41-Glass cup with metal bowl attached to the top of it. The metal bowl has holes in it.

Neg. 42-James McCracken's pipe bowls (2)--one shaped like a bull

Neg. 43-A very small spoon with holes in it, goes with the glass cup in Neg. 41

Neg. 44-Susan Maria Waterman McCracken's thimble; Susan Maria Waterman McCracken's collar

pin (stud); Picture of Susan Maria Waterman McCracken (1" x 1½")

Neg. 45-James McCracken's pocket watch; J. W. McCracken's tie clasp; John C. McCracken's

bicycle name plate

Neg. 46-James McCracken's jewelry box with items within (red velvet, 5" x 6" x 3" high)

Neg. 47-Folding picture frame (2" x 2")--lady on one side and a little child on the other side

Neg. 48-Brown poetry album. In the front is written "A birthday gift to our sister from Thomas and

Kate, New Orleans, July 5, 1852, Miss Susan M. Waterman"

Neg. 49-Picture of James McCracken (2" x 3")