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Collection Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection : Meigs Donation [graphic]
Catalog Number 1974.086.0001-0260
Call Number P025753-P025978
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.
Copyrights 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
Notes 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)
People Meigs, Walter
Meigs, Titus B.
Meigs, Lucia Lassell
Le Boeuf, Fred
Meigs, Louise
Jacobs, Jim
Meigs, Ferris J.
Lyford, "Jack"
Duplantie, Frank
Subjects Photographs
Logging
Photographers
Men
Women
Lumber industry
Logs
Mills
Horses
Rivers
Winter
Sawmills
Lumberyards
Portrait photographs
Related Publications Related manuscript, The Santa Clara Lumber Company, 1888-1938 written by Ferris J. Meigs, 1941 (MS 67-14), Adirondack Museum Library.