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David Lewis Earnest photographs

David Lewis Earnest photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Lewis Earnest photographs
Creator: Earnest, David Lewis, -1956
Inclusive Dates: 1950s
Language(s): 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, 1869-1944
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

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
114Unidentified house Access Online
115Unidentified house Access Online
116Unidentified house Access Online
116Unidentified house Access Online
117Unidentified house (office building) Access Online
118Unidentified house Access Online
119Unidentified house Access Online
120Unidentified house Access Online