|Collection||Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection : Meigs Donation [graphic]|
|Object Name||Photograph Collection|
|Creator||Meigs, Ferris Jacob|
|Date||between 1888 and 1938|
|Extent of Description||257 photographs : 3 albums and 34 individual photographs; gelatin silver prints, black and white|
|Scope & Content||
Photographs taken by Ferris Jacob Meigs of the Santa Clara Logging Company. Images are taken at St. Regis Falls, Santa Clara, and Tupper Lake, NY where they show various stages of the logging process.
|Admin/Biographical History||Meigs' father, Titus, started the logging company in 1888 and Ferris succeeded him as president in 1911, until the business ended in 1941.|
Fair use copy permitted for research, study, or investigational purposes citing the Adirondack Museum. Any other use requires written permission.
Cite as: Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection : Meigs Donation, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Collection title devised by cataloger based on the name of the photographer and subject material.
Materials in collection located in two locations. Individual prints located in paint vault. Albums located in photo/print vault.
Part of: Living with Wilderness: Enhancing Access to the AM Historic Photograph Collection (Council on Library and Information Resources Grant, 2015-2017)
Meigs, Titus B.
Meigs, Lucia Lassell
Le Boeuf, Fred
Meigs, Ferris J.
|Related Publications||Related manuscript, The Santa Clara Lumber Company, 1888-1938 written by Ferris J. Meigs, 1941 (MS 67-14), Adirondack Museum Library.|