• Collection ID 1980.0121
  • Title H. C. Rew family photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates ca. 1880-1920.
  • Physical description
    • 354 photographs : b & w ; 36 1\2 in. x 11 in. or smaller.
    • 107 card photographs : b & w ; 9 1\2 in. x 6 in. or smaller.
    • 453 negatives : cellulose nitrate ; 6 in. x 8 in. or smaller.
    • 7 negatives : glass ; 5 in. x 7 in. or smaller.
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • To consult the glass negatives in this collection in the Research Center it is necessary to make an advance appointment (email: Research@chicagohistory.org ).
    • Nitrate negatives closed pending digitization.
  • Collection summary Primarily includes photographs and negatives of the Rew family, friends, and residences in Evanston (Ill.). Activities include formal banquets, dinners, wedding parties, persons golfing, and persons playing musical instruments. Some images show vehicles including automobiles, boats, carriages and trains. Many images show houses (interior and exterior) with carriages and gazebos. Some images are of children, with other children and by themselves, as well as images of dogs with people and by themselves. A few images are of cemeteries showing what are presumably Rew family grave plots. Many travel snapshots of bodies of water, elephants, and lighthouses. A few images of the World Columbian Exposition at Chicago, (Ill.) in 1893. Photos primarily of Canada, the Catalina Islands, Europe, India, and the United States. Includes portraits of Jane Addams, Edith Campbell, and Helen Rew.
  • Acquisition information Gift 1979 (1980.0121).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Henry C. Rew papers and the Irwin Rew papers.
  • Names
    • Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 Portraits.
    • Campbell, Edith.
    • Rew, Helen.
    • Rew, Henry Cunningham, 1839-1912 Portraits.
    • Rew, Irwin, 1868-1958.
    • Rew, R. C.
    • Rew family.
    • Rue family.
    • World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • Automobiles. lctgm
    • Banquets. lctgm
    • Boats. lctgm
    • Bodies of water United States. lctgm
    • Carriages & coaches. lctgm
    • Cemeteries United States. lctgm
    • Children. lctgm
    • Dining. lctgm
    • Dogs. lctgm
    • Dwellings Illinois Evanston. lctgm
    • Elephants. lctgm
    • Families Illinois Evanston. lctgm
    • Gazebos Illinois Evanston. lctgm
    • Golf. lctgm
    • Lighthouses United States. lctgm
    • Musical instruments. lctgm
    • Trains. lctgm
    • Weddings. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage Evanston (Ill.) Social life and customs.
  • Genre
    • Group portraits. gmgpc
    • Photograph albums. gmgpc
    • Postcards. gmgpc
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Cabinet photographs. gmgpc
    • Cellulose nitrate negatives. gmgpc
    • Card photographs. tgm
    • Glass negatives. gmgpc
    • Photographic prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Evanston.