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E.M. Edwards Photograph Collection

Identifier: UAC/25/2018.a008

Scope and Contents

The materials within this collection are mainly made up of black and white mounted photographs, along with letter correspondence, print-out email correspondence, and a photocopy of a newspaper article.


  • Majority of material found within 1898 - 1904
  • 1932 - 1933
  • 1948
  • 2015

Conditions Governing Access

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Biographical / Historical

E.M. Edwards was a Sam Houston Normal Institute student from 1898-1904.


1 boxes (Grey flat archival box.)

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This collection is arranged by object.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the University Archives 400 within the Newton Gresham Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photographs and letter correspondence within this collection were donated by E.M. Edwards. The email correspondence and article were added to the collection by Barbara Kievit-Mason, Sam Houston State University Archivist.

Existence and Location of Originals

The collection is mentiond to have twenty-six black and white photographs. Twenty of these mentioned photographs have been located as of May 23, 2018. Of the located twenty photographs three are within the Sam Houston Memorial Museum Collection and the rest (seventeen photographs) are within the Sam Houston State University Archives, as the E.M. Edwards Photographs Collection. The remaining photographs have not been located.

The original correspondence of E.M. Edwards, Anna Loring, and Mr. Estill are held at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, while the photocopies are held within the University Archives within this collection

Separated Materials

Three photographs within the collection are held at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum since 2015. The original correspondence of E.M. Edwards, Anna Loring, and Mr. Estill are held at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. The photocopies of the correspondence are within the University Archives in this collection.

E.M. Edwards Photograph Collection
KN and J. Welsch
February 2024
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E.M. Edwards

Revision Statements

  • 2/12/2024: Addition of digital objects linked to NGL's Digital Collections- JW

Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US