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David Lewis Earnest photographs

David Lewis Earnest photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Lewis Earnest photographs
Creator: Earnest, David Lewis
Inclusive Dates: 1950s
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms1755
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. David Lewis Earnest was a professor at the State Normal School for thirty-five years and at the University of Georgia for nine years. Dr. Earnest was one of the first bicycle riders in Athens as well as being one of the few who practiced photography as a hobby in the early 1900s. He had a darkroom at the State Normal School as well as one at home. Dr. Earnest's pictures are located in the University of Georgia Libraries Special Collections, the Photography Archives of the Art Department, and many are still in private hands. Dr. Earnest delighted in his hobby and always gave copies to the subjects he photographed.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of various views of houses in Athens, Georgia, which were done by Dr. David Lewis Earnest. Also included is a negative of the Moina Michael doll.


Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

The negative is located in the negative file (neg. no. 2529).

Preferred Citation

David Lewis Earnest photographs, MS 1755. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Architecture, Domestic -- Photographs.
Michael, Moina Belle
Negatives (photographs)

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials are available in the following collections of this repository: David Lewis Earnest photographic collection, MS 1377, and David Lewis Earnest - photographic collection addendum, MS 1590.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Bryant House Access Online
 
12Cobb Street Access Online
 
13Crawford (Anne) House Access Online
 
14Double barrelled cannon Access Online
 
15Earnest (David's) first house Access Online
 
16Elliot House Access Online
 
17Emmanuel Episcopal Church Access Online
 
18Gerdine (John) House Access Online
 
19Ivy Building? Access Online
 
110Methodist Church (1st) Access Online
 
111Orr House Access Online
 
112Patterson House Access Online
 
113Woodlawn Access Online Access Online
 
114Unidentified house Access Online Access Online
 
115Unidentified house Access Online
 
116Unidentified house Access Online Access Online
 
117Unidentified house (office building) Access Online
 
118Unidentified house Access Online
 
119Unidentified house Access Online
 
120Unidentified house Access Online