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J. Griffyth (James Griffyth) Fairfax
Literary File, Photography Collection

172 items (1 box)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The J. Griffyth Fairfax Literary File consists of 172 pictures pertaining to Fairfax, most of which are either individual or group portraits of unidentified people (presumably members of the Fairfax family). There are also views of various country estates in England and/or Australia as well as places in Italy. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*Items are located at PH:LF:Fairfax, J.G., unless otherwise noted.


Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
*P1A-P1AJ 4 variant portraits of Warwick Oswald Fairfax from the same sitting with multiple prints of 2 variants.
* P2Portrait of Warwick Oswald Fairfax standing outdoors (giving a speech?) with an unidentified man seated on his right and an unidentified woman seated on his left.
* P3Portrait of an unidentified young girl.
*P4A-P4B Photograph of a tablet in a cathedral (in England?) pertaining to the Fairfax family; accompanied by the photographer's receipt dated 15 November 1927.
*P5A-P5JJJJ Photographic prints removed from an album (see below), including individual and group portraits, views of country estates in England and/or Australia, interior views of rooms, and views of places in Italy.
PH:LF:Albums:Fairfax, J.G., 1[was P5] Blue ledger from which all but 3 photographic prints have been removed (originally held 91 prints, but 88 were withdrawn and numbered P5A-P5JJJJ).
PH:LF:Albums:Fairfax, J.G., 2 [was P6]Tooled, dark brown leather album containing 67 photographic prints (one of which is a cyanotype) and numerous autographs, with the bookplate of "J. H. C. Evelyn," dated 1893.


Index of Photographers

A. E. Coe & Son--P4A-P4B
Laffan, Mary--P1A-P1J
Vieler, Emil, b. 1851--P3


J. Griffyth (James Griffyth) Fairfax Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 24 September2007)

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