The fonds consists of primary and secondary source information regarding the Taber family, including the East Farnham's families of: Joseph Taber (1806-1873) and Deborah P. Hoskins (1808-1888), and Rev. Curtis Phelps Taber (1837-1925) and Ruth England (1836-1922). There are also information about Georgia Taber Muirhead (1873-1921) and Mary Taber McCutcheon (1900-1983). The photographs concern East Farnham families, including Charles Taber, Curtis Phelps Taber and his grand-son Curtis Penn Taber, and Joseph Taber and his wife Deborah Hoskins and their children. The photo album probably belonged to Eli Hoskins Taber's family (1842-1878), who became a famous photographer, along with his older brother Abner Bedee Taber (1832-1866), even though their career ended too soon.
The series consists of photographs of Taber family members, mostly from East Farnham. The photo album is assumed to have been in the Eli Hoskins Taber family. Many of the photographs were taken by Eli Hoskins Taber, who was a photographer like his brother Abner Bedee Taber.
The series consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to the Taber family. It includes an 'In Memoriam' of Georgia Taber Muirhead (1873-1921), an obituary pamphlet for Curtis Phelps Taber (1837-1925), and information on Mary Taber McCutcheon's family.
Picture of two soldiers, with Curtis Penn Taber at right, standing near each other in an oval cardboard frame designed with flags of different identified countries with the words "Flags of Freedom" on top. There is a message at the back sent by an unidentified writer to Mrs. H. M. Taber of Cowansville [mother of Curtis] as a souvenir of his son who died during WWI.
Partly colourized portrait of Eli Hoskins Taber as a young man, seated in studio decor, taken by Abner Bedee Taber or E.H. Taber, 24 Great St. James Street, Montreal. This could potentially be a self-portrait.