Addie V. Hibbard Gregory Travel Diaries and Family Photographs
Scope and Content of the Collection
Travel diaries, albums, photographs, carte de visite, cabinet cards, Kodak, tintypes, and stereographs. Many photographs are undated and unidentified. Some photographs of the Hibbard, Gregory, Durham, Buckingham, and Casselberry families. There are interesting stereographs of Chicago, including one of the Lyon & Healy building, as well as early travel photographs from Estes Park, Colorado, and Santa Barbara, California.
- Creation: approximately 1871-1938
- Gregory, Addie Hibbard (Person)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Addie V. Hibbard Gregory Travel Diaries and Family Photographs are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Addie V. Hibbard Gregory Travel Diaries and Family Photographs are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
Biography of Addie V. Hibbard Gregory
Chicago area memoirist.
Addie V. Hibbard Gregory was born in 1859 and lived with her family in the Prairie Avenue district of Chicago. She was a descendant of the founder of a Chicago area hardware store named Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett, & Co., which later became True Value chain of hardware stores. She authored 2 books about her family, A Great-Grandmother Remembers (1940) (Call number E 5 .G862), and Reminiscences of Lydia Beekman Hibbard (1929) (Call number E 5 .H514).
2.3 Linear Feet (2 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Travel diaries (Europe, Albania) of Addie V. Hibbard Gregory of Chicago, 1875-1931, together with travel photographs of Europe, Estes Park, Colorado, and Santa Barbara, California. Also numerous 19th and early 20th century family photographs (carte de visite, cabinet, Kodak, etc.) of the Hibbard, Gregory, Buckingham, Casselberry, and Durham families of Chicago and St. Paul, and a few stereograph images of Chicago, including Lyon & Healy.
Collection is arranged by type of material.
Collection Stack Location
1 39 2
Gift, Katherine Shelley, 2016.
Nora Gabor, 2017.
- Inventory of the Addie V. Hibbard Gregory Travel Diaries and Family Photographs, approximately 1871-1938
- Nora Gabor
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