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Guide to the Frank Cousins Photographs, 1891-1901

Abstract

Salem (Essex Co.), Mass., writer and photographer, specializing in colonial American architecture.

Collection contains photographs that Cousins made; the vast majority of them were taken of Salem, Mass. They are albumen prints, most in good or excellent condition. The subjects are primarily houses, churches, and public buildings of Salem, exterior and interior shots.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Cousins, Frank
Title
Frank Cousins photographs 1891-1901
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.0 Linear Feet, 220 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains photographs that Cousins made; the vast majority of them were taken of Salem, Mass. They are albumen prints, most in good or excellent condition. The subjects are primarily houses, churches, and public buildings of Salem, exterior and interior shots.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Collection contains photographs from albums Cousins made entitled "Views of Historic Salem." Photographs are albumen prints, most in good or excellent condition. The subjects are primarily houses, churches, and public buildings of Salem, exterior and interior shots.

Original print numbers and image captions have been retained.

Market House and Town Hall, 1891
Box 1 Print 2
First Church (Unitarian), Essex Corner of Washington St.
Box 1 Print 4
Naumkeag Steam Cotton Co. Mills
Box 1 Print 6
Old Witch House, Corner Essex and North Sts.
Box 1 Print 7
Hawthorne's Birthplace, 27 Union St.
Box 1 Print 9
Court Houses, Corner of Washington and Federal Sts.
Box 1 Print 10
Post Office
Box 1 Print 12
Custom House and Old Ladies' Home
Box 1 Print 14
Salem Hospital, 31 Charter St.
Box 1 Print 17
Plummer Hall, 134 Essex St., 1891
Box 1 Print 18
North Church (Unitarian), Essex St., 1891
Box 1 Print 20
East Church (Unitarian), Washington Sq. between Brown and Williams Sts.
Box 1 Print 23
Church of the Immaculate Conception
Box 1 Print 24
East Church (Unitarian)
Box 1 Print 25
St. Peter's Church (Episcopal)
Box 1 Print 26
Advent Christian Church, Erected 1890
Box 1 Print 28
Narbonne House, 71 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 30
Dr. Grimshaw House, 53 Charter St., 1891 (where Hawthorne Did His Courting, 1838-1840)
Box 1 Print 31
Safford House, 1891
Box 1 Print 33
Public Library, 1891
Box 1 Print 34
First Church in Salem, Erected 1634, in 1891
Box 1 Print 36
Bertram House for Aged Men, 70 Derby St.
Box 1 Print 39
Tabernacle Church (Congregational)
Box 1 Print 40
John Ward House
Box 1 Print 42
Old Bakery, 21 Washington St.
Box 1 Print 43
John Derby Mansion, 70 Washington St.
Box 1 Print 45
Peabody Mansion, 29 Washington Sq. Now (1898) Horne of Salem Club
Box 1 Print 87
Custom House, Naval Officers' Room, Showing Hawthorne's Room, 1891
Box 1 Print 89
Wesley Church (Methodist), 1891
Box 1 Print 91
Judge Story House
Box 1 Print 92
State Normal School, Corner Broad and Summer Sts., Now (in 1901) an Annex to High School
Box 1 Print 96
Old Sun Tavern, 26 English St.
Box 1 Print 100
Universalist Church, Rust St.
Box 1 Print 101
Allen House, 77 Derby St.
Box 1 Print 102
Samuel Curwen House, 312 Essex St., Birthplace of Author Maria Susanna Cummins
Box 1 Print 103
New Salem Court House (1891), Law Library
Box 1 Print 104
New Salem Court House, Law Library
Box 1 Print 105
New Salem Court House, Law Library
Box 1 Print 106
New Salem Court House, Law Library
Box 1 Print 107
A. C. Goodell's House, Site of Old Witchcraft Jail
Box 1 Print 108
Central Fire Station, 30 Church St.
Box 1 Print 114
Hon. Rufus Choate House, 14 Lynde St., 1891
Box 1 Print 117
Manning House, 26 Dearborn St.
Box 1 Print 118
Joseph Cabot House, 365 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 120
Forrester House, 120 Derby St., Mantel
Box 1 Print 128
Cadet-Armory Peabody House, 136 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 132
Cadet Armory, Battalion Headquarters, 136 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 133
Timothy Orne House, 266 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 134
Derby Mansion, 140 Lafayette St.
Box 1 Print 135
Wheatland House
Box 1 Print 139
Grace Church (Episcopal)
Box 1 Print 140
Pineapple House
Box 1 Print 143
Franklin Building, 10 Washington Sq.
Box 1 Print 144
Sanders House, 292 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 145
Emmerton House, Essex St.
Box 1 Print 148
19 Mangin St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 157
George Cabot House, 104 Cabot St., Beverly, Mass., 1891
Box 1 Print 160
Northey Block, N.W. Corner of Essex and Washington Sts.
Box 1 Print 161
Ropes House, 318 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 168
Mason House, Charter St.
Box 1 Print 177
Old Assembly House, 138 Federal St.
Box 1 Print 180
Peabody Academy of Science, Interior of New Hall, 1891
Box 1 Print 186
Peabody Academy of Science, Interior, 1891
Box 1 Print 189
First Baptist Church
Box 1 Print 191
Wesley Church, Interior
Box 1 Print 192
St. Peter's Church (Taken Down in 1833) from Painting by Dr. George Perkins
Box 1 Print 196
Central Baptist Church
Box 1 Print 198
Barton Square Church, Now (in 1901) Remodeled into Salem Theater
Box 1 Print 199
City Hall and Kinsman Block
Box 1 Print 200
Essex House, 176 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 204
Benjamin Goodhue House, 70 Boston St.
Box 1 Print 212
Essex Institute
Box 1 Print 219
Odd Fellows Hall and Asiatic Building
Box 1 Print 222
Lindall-Gibbs House, 314 Essex St.
Box 1 Print 241
Price Block, Corner Essex and Washington Sts.
Box 1 Print 243
Lindall-Andrews House, 393 Essex St., 1891
Box 1 Print 246
Old Crowninshield House
Box 1 Print 247
Old Shattuck House, Essex St.
Box 1 Print 248
Miles Ward House, Derby St. (Hawthorne Visited Here)
Box 1 Print 249
Birthplace of Gen. Lander, Barton Sq.
Box 1 Print 250
Nichols House, 80 Federal St.
Box 1 Print 253
Pickering House, Broad St.
Box 1 Print 255
Essex Institute
Box 1 Print 256
Lindall-Andrews House, 393 Essex St. Stairway
Box 1 Print 261
Colonial Stables, Barn and Sheds on Ocean Ave., Rear of E. Hersey Derby's Mansion, Lafayette St.
Box 1 Print 262
Derby Mansion, Lafayette St. Mantel in Parlor, 1891
Box 1 Print 265
Salem Public Library. Interior Delivery Room
Box 1 Print 272
Washington Hall, Interior Fireplace, 1892
Box 1 Print 278
Mrs. Stevenson's Variety Store, 60 Essex St., Now (1898) Taken down
Box 1 Print 280
Stowe Bakery, Derby St., Being Remodeled 1895, Capt. Townsend's Brick House
Box 1 Print 281
Knapp House, 85 ES.sex St.
Box 1 Print 296
Dr. Carleton's House, Corner of Lynde and North Sts.
Box 1 Print 298
House of Seven Gables, 54 Turner St., Hallway
Box 1 Print 302
House of Seven Gables, Clifford's Chamber
Box 1 Print 303
Nichols House, 80 Federal St., Hallway
Box 1 Print 307 1/2
Nichols House, Hallway, 1891
Box 1 Print 307B
Nichols House, Sitting Room
Box 1 Print 310
Essex Institute, Historic Room
Box 1 Print 317
House, 14 Mall St., (where Hawthorne wrote The Scarlet Letter)
Box 1 Print 323
Essex Institute, Secretary's Room, 1891
Box 1 Print 328
First National Bank, 11 Central St.
Box 1 Print 363
Ernmerton House, 328 Essex St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 368
Waite House, 376 Essex St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 369
23 Summer St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 370
126-128 Bridge St., Double Doorway
Box 1 Print 371
Wheatland House, 374 Essex St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 373
Essex Institute, Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 374
Whipple House, 2 Andover St., Dutch Door, 1891
Box 1 Print 375
Cabot-Endicott House, 365 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 376
129 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 377
Meek House, 81 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 378
92 Washington Sq. East, Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 379
Silsbee House, 85 Washington Sq., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 380
Knapp House, 85 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 381
269 Essex St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 382
Public Library, Doorway
Box 1 Print 383
Wilson House, 28 C4estnut St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 384
White House, 128 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 385
Curwen Gillis House, 331-332 Essex St., Doorways
Box 1 Print 386
Bowden House, 82 Pleasant St., Now (in 1901) Washington Sq. East, Doorway
Box 1 Print 387
Lord House, Doorway, Corner of Washington Sq. and Oliver St.
Box 1 Print 388
314 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 389
Old Devereux House, 72 Washington Sq., Doorway
Box 1 Print 390
Whipple House, 2 Andover St., Dutch Doorway
Box 1 Print 391
Lee House, 14 Chestnut St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 392
Kimball, Nichols House, 2-4 Brown St., Double Doorway
Box 1 Print 393
Dr. Grimshaw House, Home of Dr. Peabody, 53 Charter St., Doorway (where Hawthorne met Sophia Peapody)
Box 1 Print 394
Salem Cadet Armory (Old Residence of Francis Peabody), 136 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 395
Lord House, 31 Washington Sq., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 396
Ropes House, 318 Essex St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 397
Peabody Mansion, 1891, Now (in 1901) the Salem Club, Doorway
Box 1 Print 398
Peabody Mansion, 1891, Now (in 1901) the Salem Club, Doorway
Box 1 Print 398
W. H. Silsbee House, 380 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 399
W. H. Silsbee House, 380 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 399
103 Essex St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 400
Webb House, 53 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 401
Stearns House, 384 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 402
Judge Osgood's Residence (1891), 312 Essex St., Doorway.
Box 1 Print 403
118 Derby St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 404
Old Man's Home, 20 Turner St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 405
Goldthwaite House, 20 Turner St., Now (in 1901) Bertram's Home for Aged Men, 1891
Box 1 Print 405
Pineapple House, 7 Brown St., doorway
Box 1 Print 406
Safford House, 13 Washington Sq. West, Doorway
Box 1 Print 407
Brown House, 40 Summer St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 409
House on Corner of Boardman St. and Washington Sq. East, Doorway
Box 1 Print 410
25 Lynde St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 411
Ward House, 27 Herbert, Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 412
Bertram House (Nov. 1891, occupied by widow of John Bertram), formerly Old Assembly House, Doorway
Box 1 Print 413
Williams House, 5 Monroe St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 414
27 North St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 415
Nichols House, Colonial Window, 1891
Box 1 Print 416
Nichols House, 80 Federal St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 417
Emmerton House, 328 Essex St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 418
Shreves Horne, 27 Chestnut St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 419
Skinner House, 9 Federal St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 420
9 Downing St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 421
Little House, 10 Chestnut St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 422
134 Bridge St. Doorway
Box 1 Print 423
West House, 12 Chestnut St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 424
Dr. Shreve's House, 29 Chestnut St., Doorway
Box 1 Print 425
359 Essex St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 426
Simon Forrester House, 120 Derby St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 427
Old Ladies Home, 114 Derby St., Mantel in Parlor
Box 1 Print 429
Old Ladies' Home, Parlor, 1891
Box 1 Print 430
Lindall House, 393 Essex St., Chamber Mantel, 1891
Box 1 Print 432
48 Charter St., Newel Post in Stairway in Front Hall, 1891
Box 1 Print 434
Timothy Orne House, 266 Essex St., Main Stairway Landing and Return, 1891
Box 1 Print 435
Timothy Orne or Hodges House, 266 Essex St., Lower, Section of Stairway with Newel Principle Post at Foot, 1891
Box 1 Print 436
Cadet Armory, Inside Doorway
Box 1 Print 438
Salem Cadet Armory, Parlor, 1891
Box 1 Print 439
Salem Cadet Armory, Marble Mantel in Parlor, 1891
Box 1 Print 440
Salem Cadet Armory, Fireplace and Mantel in English Oak Banquet Hall, 1891
Box 1 Print 441
Salem Cadet Armory, Cathedral Window in Banquet Hall, 1891
Box 1 Print 442
Salem Cadet Armory, Folding Doorway in Parlor, 1891
Box 1 Print 443
Salem Cadet Armory, Veteran's Room, 1891
Box 1 Print 445
Salem Cadet Armory, Mantel in Battalion Headquarters
Box 1 Print 446
Salem Cadet Armory, N.C.O. Room, Looking North, 1891
Box 1 Print 447
Salem Cadet Armory, N.C.O. Room, Looking West, 1891
Box 1 Print 448
Salem Cadet Armory, Parlor, Looking North, 1891
Box 1 Print 449
Salem Cadet Armory, Parlor, Looking South, 1891
Box 1 Print 450
Salem Cadet Armory, Veterans Room
Box 1 Print 451
Salem Cadet Armory, Library, 1st Floor
Box 1 Print 452
Salem Cadet Armory, Parlor, 1891
Box 1 Print 453
Queen Hotel, 37 Lathrop St., Beverly, Mass., Ladies Parlor, Destroyed by Fire, Nov. 24, 1891
Box 1 Print 454
Salem Cadet Armory, Billiard Hall, Western End
Box 1 Print 455
Salem Cadet Armory, Billiard Hall, Eastern End
Box 1 Print 456
Old Courthouse, Probate Court
Box 1 Print 458
Lee House, Chestnut St., 1891
Box 1 Print 464
Narbonne House, 71 Essex St., Front Room
Box 1 Print 501
Narbonne House, Front Room Showing Beam in Ceiling, 1891
Box 1 Print 502
Queen Hotel, 37 Lathrop St., Beverly, Mass., 1891, Destroyed by Fire Later
Box 1 Print 568
Queen Hotel, Dining Room
Box 1 Print 570
Salem Cadet Armory, Battalion Headquarters, 1891
Box 1 Print 571
14 Mall St., 1891 (Hawthorne's Study Where He Wrote The Scarlet Letter)
Box 1 Print 583
The Wayside, Hawthorne's Chamber and Chair, Concord, Mass., 1891
Box 1 Print 621
The Wayside, Library, and Hawthorne's Den and Bookcase, 1891
Box 1 Print 633
Cook House, 142 Federal St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 652
Waters House, 80 Washington Sq. East
Box 1 Print 659
Drawing Room in House in S. Salem
Box 1 Print 663
John Ward House, 38 St. Peter St., Now 1901 Standing
Box 1 Print 666
Waters House, Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 672
14 Pickman St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 676
25 Federal St., Doorway, 1891
Box 1 Print 681
Crowninshield-Devereux House, Doorway Interior, 1891
Box 1 Print 682
Crowninshield-Devereux House, 1891
Box 1 Print 684
Crowninshie1d-Devereux, House, South Front
Box 1 Print 685
Women's Bureau, 12 Elm St., Mantel in Parlor
Box 1 Print 686
Col. Page House, Elm St., Danvers, Mass., Room with Fireplace, 1891
Box 1 Print 687
Crowninshield-Devereux House, Pier Table, 1891
Box 1 Print 688
Brown House, 40 Summer St., Stairway and Lower Hall with Samuel McIntire Rail, 1891
Box 1 Print 691
Brown House, Upper Hall and Stairway, 1891
Box 1 Print 692
Brown House, Stairway and Upper Landing, 1891
Box 1 Print 693
Kimball House, 14 Pickman St., Mantel and Fireplace, 1891
Box 1 Print 694
Kimball House, Mantel and Fireplace, 1891
Box 1 Print 696
Courthouses, 1891
Box 1 Print 699
Woman's Bureau, 12 Elm St., Mantel in Rear Room
Box 1 Print 701
Woman's Bureau, 12 Elm St., Mantel with Candelabra
Box 1 Print 729
Crowninshield-Devereux House, Parlor with Mantel, 1891
Box 1 Print 732
Pickering House, 91 Lathrop St., Beverly, Mass.
Box 1 Print 738
H. W. Pickering House, Beverly, Mass., Rear View
Box 1 Print 739

Historical Note

Frank Cousins was a Salem (Essex Co.), Mass. writer and photographer, specializing in colonial American architecture.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank Cousins Photographs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Frank Cousins Photographs were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift.

Processing Information

Processed by Meghan Lyon, February 2009

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, February 2009

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.