Finding aid for the Devereux Family Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Devereux Family
Title: Devereux Family Photographs
Dates: 1860-1920
Extent: 1.80 linear feet (5 containers)
Abstract: John Devereux was a sea captain of Marblehead, Massachusetts. John H. Devereux was a Civil War officer, engineer, railroad executive, and philanthropist, of Cleveland, Ohio. Henry K. Devereux was an engineer, real estate agent, industrialist, philanthropist, and harness-horse fancier, of Cleveland. The collection consists of five albums, unmounted photographs, and stereographs relating to the life and interests of various Devereux family members of Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to many individual portraits of Devereux family members and friends, the collection includes group portraits of the Cleveland Gatling Gun Battery; various coaching groups; gatherings at North Randall and Wickliffe, Ohio; and horses, drivers, and harness racing. Included are stereographs (ca. 1890-1910) of the Devereux farm in the South, the Medina County, Ohio, fair (1910), and the North Randall, Ohio race track.
PG Number PG 061
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English