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Lyman Copeland Draper



Lyman Copeland Draper
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Title: Lyman Copeland Draper
Description: Tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.

Image ID: 35
Creation
Date:
1858 ca.
Creator
Name:
Nichols, H. D.
Collection
Name:
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Collector : Cased Image Collection
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
He spent years traveling through an area ranging from New York to Mississippi, gathering the stories of old pioneers and documentary material on frontier history for a projected series of biographies of Western heroes. His extensive collection was deposited with the Wisconsin Historical Society at Madison, of which he was secretary and librarian (1854-1886). His collection, valuable to many researchers, contains the George Rogers Clark papers and other manuscript sources.
Subjects: Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography
Beards
Suits (Clothing)
Librarians
Neckties
 

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Please Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society.

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