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  • Collection ID 1986.0478-1
  • Title Alson S. Sherman family photograph album [graphic].
  • Dates ca. 1860-1869.
  • Physical description 1 album (70 cartes de visite) ; 16 x 22 cm. (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)
  • Collection summary Portrait album of Sherman, mayor of Chicago in 1844-1845, and his wife Aurora. Also includes the following families: Bassett, Clark, Cogger, Dudley, Kingsley, Slyfield and Thompson. All portraits are individual and identified.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available (1986-478-1).
  • Acquisition information Purchased from the estate of Mary Ann Dicke, the widow of historical collector Lawrence E. Dicke, in 1975 (1986.0478-1).
  • Names
    • Bassett family Portraits.
    • Clark family Portraits.
    • Cogger family Portraits.
    • Dudley family Portraits.
    • Kingsley family Portraits.
    • Sherman, Alson S., 1811-1903 Portraits.
    • Sherman, Aurora A. Portraits.
    • Sherman family Portraits.
    • Slyfield family Portraits.
    • Thompson family Portraits.
  • Subjects
    • Children Illinois Chicago 1860-1869. lctgm
    • Clothing & dress Illinois Chicago 1860-1869. lctgm
    • Families Illinois Chicago 1860-1869. lctgm
    • Mayors Illinois Chicago 1860-1869. lctgm
    • Women Illinois Chicago 1860-1869. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage Chicago (Ill.) 1860-1869.
  • Genre
    • Card photograph albums. gmgpc
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Albumen prints. gmgpc
    • Cartes de visite. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1986/478-1.htm