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The Jeanne Robert Foster papers measure 13.7 cubic feet and date from 1854-2003, with the bulk of materials from 1930-1970. Materials in the collection include biographical information, correspondence, unpublished writings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera.
1854 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970
Research files, writings, articles, photographs, and other materials used in editing Adirondack portraits: a piece of time and other research on Jeanne Robert Foster and Paul Schaefer.
1912 - 2014
Scope and Contents
Collection of 132 glass plate negatives, 150 photographs and information on images showing rural Adirondack life in the 1880s from the personal collection of Osmond D. Putnam (1861-1926). Sizes of the glass plates vary. Copy prints made from the glass plate negatives were used in Jeanne Robert Foster books, Neighbors of Yesterday and Adirondack Portraits. Original negative enclosures contain hand-written notes by Foster identifying the...
1885 - 1986