Beaman Photograph Album
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a 29-page photo album (1:1). A Contents by Page listing follows the Container List. The collection also includes pages clipped from the Beaman guest book (1:2) covering the months that they lived at 4022 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, 1917-1918.
- Creation: 1915 - 1918
- Beaman, Daniel Walker (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Materials are open without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Daniel Walker Beaman was born in Richville, N.Y., in 1890. He graduated from St. Lawrence University, Canton, N.Y., in 1915, and spent part of that summer at the Young Men’s Christian Association camp in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. It was here that he made a scrapbook/photo album of life in camp, and this album he presented to his fiancee, Beatrice Reynolds. Miss Reynolds was born in Brandon, N.Y. in 1890.
Daniel and Beatrice Beaman were married in Malone, N.Y., in 1917, and lived in a second-floor apartment at 4022 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago until April 1918.
0.25 Linear Feet (in 1 box)
Language of Materials
A collection of photographs from a YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) camp in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Album is in original order as created by Beaman.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The material in this collection was donated to Chicago Public Library by Mary Ruth Beaman Judd, daughter of Daniel and Beatrice Beaman, November 1989.
- Guide to the Beaman Photograph Album
- Original author unknown. Processed 1989. Updated and ingested into ArchivesSpace by Johanna Russ, 2021.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
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Chicago Public Library
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Chicago IL 60605 United States