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Collection Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection : Andrews Donation [graphic]
Catalog Number 1972.087.0003-0182
Call Number P021886-P022065
Object Name Photograph Collection
Creator Meigs, Ferris Jacob
Date between 1888 and 1938
Extent of Description 178 photographs: 107 prints (86 prints in separate album), 71 transparencies on glass; 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 : Andrews Donation, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Notes Collection title devised by cataloger based on the name of the photographer and subject material.

Images in album 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)
Subjects Photographs
Logging
Photographers
Lumber industry
Men
Lumber camps
Mills
Sawmills
Railroad freight cars
Saws
Horses
Logs
Women
Winter
Forests
Rivers
Cabins
Dams
Sleds & sleighs
Skid roads