CAZENOVIA SEMINARY PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE 1860-1880s 135 Photos DANDIES Cazenovia NY

FASCINATING ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE OF CAZENOVIA SEMINARY, CAZENOVIA, NEW YORK, INCLUDING STUDENTS, SEMINARIANS, STAFF, PROFESSORS, SPOUSES AND RELIGIOUS FIGURES Cazenovia Seminary, Cazenovia, New York, 1860s through 1880s.
The photo archive includes 135 photographs, including 55 CDVs (3 with Civil War era revenue Stamps), 77 cabinet card photographs, 2 tintypes, and 1 glass slide. The lion's share of the photographs are by Cazenovia photo studios, and are identified on verso, with both period ink names, subjects' signatures, inscriptions, plus some recent pencil identifications. Some are identified as reverends, professors, members of various seminary or missionary classes (mostly early 1880s graduating classes).
A fascinating photography archive, covering a wide array of the Cazenovia Seminary community, including some wonderful dandies, numerous Methodist priests and seminarians, and several female students. They all came out of 2 antique photo albums, which had disintegrated-- so I rescued them, and I'm pleased to offer them to collectors or historians.
Cazenovia Seminary was an early academic seminary of the Methodist Episcopal Church. It was located in Cazenovia, New York, and was founded in 1825, at the by George Peck and several prominent area clergymen. In 1839, the seminary initiated a three year course,
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