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BW-429/A-M - Deer Park cribbing

 Item — Box: 2 (4x5)
Identifier: BW-429

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Photographers primarily include staff members and contract photographers. The collection spans the 1930s to the 2000s and includes analog material made up of a variety of sizes of film negatives providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds, events, visitors, collection objects, personnel, restoration, and changes throughout the estate.


  • Creation: 1933 - 2005


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 30 Linear Feet (Variety of container sizes based on film negative sizes and types.)

From the Collection: 5 Linear Feet : Unprocessed material

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Existence and Location of Originals

Negative destroyed, proof only


BW-429/A-M - Deer Park cribbing after landslide; BW-429/A- base of cribbing; BW-429/B - clearing loose bank away; BW-429/C - clearing dirt away for footing' BW-429/D - detail of cribbing looking in line of wall; BW-429/E - clearing away from rugged bank' BW-429/F - base of cribbing; BW-429/G - detail of "crib-tie"' BW-429/H - base of crib looking lengthwise; BW-429/I - filling in between crib and bank; BW-429/J - detail of "crib-tie"; BW-429/K - detail of crib with partial fill; BW-429/L - near top of bank; BW-429/M - A. Petitt holding rod to show depth of cribbing foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Photo Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

P.O. Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 United States