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Collection Margaret Janvier Hort Collection of Trudeau Sanatorium Photographs [graphic
Catalog Number 1972.082
Other number P024320-P024606
Object Name Photograph Collection
Creator Hort, Margaret Janvier, 1899-1980
Date between 1925 and 1926
Scope & Content Photographs of the Trudeau Sanatorium and surrounding area depicting sanatorium facilities, including exteriors and interiors of buildings, especially cottages, as well as grounds. Contains portraits of doctors, nurses, patients, visitors and other staff members. Many portraits taken in Halloween or Saint Patrick's Day costumes. Also shows Saranac Lake and the Saranac River as well as nearby roads, scenery, snow and winter sports. There are images from trips to Lake Placid and Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Of note is a photograph of Calvin Coolidge at the Saranac Lake Presbyterian Church.
Admin/Biographical History Margaret Janvier Hort was a patient at the Trudeau Sanatorium in Saranac Lake, NY and then became its medical librarian.
Copyrights Fair use copy permitted for research, study, or investigational purposes citing the Adirondack Museum. Any other use requires written permission.

Cite as: Margaret Janvier Hort Collection of Trudeau Sanatorium Photographs, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Notes Collection title devised by cataloger based on photographer's name and collection subject material.

Many photographs are captioned and dated by Hort.

Part of: Living with Wilderness: Enhancing Access to the AM Historic Photograph Collection (Council on Library and Information Resources Grant, 2015-2017)
People Trudeau Sanatorium (Saranac Lake, N.Y.)
Subjects Photographs
Lakes & ponds
Group portraits