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The Pepper Family Photographic Collection,, 1903

Part of The Pepper Family Photographic Collection,

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kukavpa64m40 Guide to The Pepper Family Photographic Collection, 1903-1904 Processed by: Staff, Jason Flahardy; machine-readable finding aid created by:Jason Flahardy Special Collections Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13 Copyright 2003 University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved. Machine-readable finding aid derived from ${DERIVED}Date of source: 2002 Description is in English. Guide to the Pepper Family Photographic Collection, 1903-1904 Collection number: PA64M40 Contact Information Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-2654 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13 Processed by: Staff, Jason Flahardy Date Completed: 2002 Encoded by: Jason Flahardy Copyright 1999 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. The Pepper Family Photographic Collection, PA64M40 Smith, Thomas L. Pepper Family .25 cu. ft. (1 box): 11 items The materials are in English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 1903-1904 Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], The Pepper Family Photographic Collection, PA64M40,Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Smith, Thomas L. Smith, Lyne Starling Pepper Pepper family Pepper, Robert Perry, 1833-1893 R. P. Pepper Distilleries Liquor industry--Kentucky Whiskey--History--Kentucky Thomas L. Smith was married to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith, and was the son-in-law of Robert Perry Pepper, prominent Kentucky whiskey distiller. Smith served as an Army cartographer in the Philippine Islands in 1903 and 1904. An amateur photographer, he printed cyanotypes and brown prints of island scenes directly onto his stationery. Collection consists of one hand-colored albumen portrait of Robert P. Pepper and ten letters. The letters are from Thomas L. Smith to his wife, Lyne Starling Pepper Smith, daughter of Robert P. Pepper. The letters contain examples of cyanotype and Van Dyke brown print photographs. Both types of photographic prints could be made directly on regular typing paper, and after developing, they could be used as stationary. The letters describe Smith's work on a cartographic survey mission for the U.S. Army on the Philippine island of Siassi in late 1903 and early 1904. Related Material Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc. (Louisville, Ky.) Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc. records, 1822-1949. (s.l., s.n.): 1966. Pepper family. Pepper family papers, 1880-1940. Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries. Container List 1 1 "The Same Old 'Jim.' Poor Old Simple 'Jim.'"; letter discusses Jim, a Filipino handyman; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Brown Print Dec. 7, 1903 1 2 "The surgeon's quarters and the hospital, Siassi"; same negative as #5; letter discusses cyanotype print making and some of the patients; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Cyanotype Dec. 23, 1903 1 3 "The Bungalow"; letter discusses preparations for Christmas in the camp and a long passage about ducks; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Cyanotype Dec. 24, 1903 1 4 "The Row of Ylangs Ylangs"; letter discusses cyanotype and brown print production techniques; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Brown Print Dec. 25, 1903 1 5 "The Hospital and the Surgeons' Q'rs"; same negative as #2; letter discusses arrivals and departures of personnel at the camp; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Brown Print Dec. 27, 1903 1 6 Untitled; image depicts a Filipino man unnamed in letter; letter discusses return from topographical survey trip; letter is incomplete; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Brown Print Dec. 29, 1903 1 7 "The Little Camp on the Mountain"; letter discusses survey trip to topographically map nearby terrain; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Cyanotype Dec. 30, 1903 1 8 Untitled; a group scene of the survey trip participants; letter discusses the departures and career of Dr. Eberle; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Cyanotype Jan. 5, 1904 1 9 Untitled; a scene of packers; one is pulling on cinch to secure load to a mule's body; letter discusses the image and packing a mule for a trip; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Brown Print Jan. 6, 1904 1 10 "Around the camp fire"; letter discusses various personalities around the camp; letter from Thomas L. Smith to Lyne Starling Pepper Smith Brown Print Jan. 10, 1904 1 11 Robert Perry Pepper; portrait Albumen, hand-colored [n.d.]

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