The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to Norman Edson. The textual records include many secondary source documents relating to the career of Norman Edson. The photographs are the most important documents in the fonds as they are original reproductions printed by the artist and given to different clients and friends. Some of the photographs are originals that he colorized and framed. He also wrote the title on the back of the pictures.
The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents relating to Homer Mitchell Blackwood, son of James Blackwood and Bertha May Tibbits. The textual records include documents about James Blackwood, Bertha May Tibbits and the private and professional life of Homer M. Blackwood. An important file concerns the death of Homer Blackwood in 1999. The photographs depict official and personal portraits of the Blackwood/Tibbits family.
The fonds consists of primary and secondary source documents about Nina May Pickel, married to Owen Ernest Owens. The textual records contains personal and family documents but also documents about her professional career as a painter. The photographs include family portraits, some of them being ambrotype and tintype, and postcards.
The file contains photographs of four generations of people related to the Cooper family. The photographs were collected by Marguerite Cooper Chappell who did a thorough genealogical research, partially focusing on the "mothers" in the family line.
Photograph of Gerald Cooper and his second wife Clara McDonald. The couple seems to be celebrating an anniversary as they are wearing a corsage. Gerald is sitting while Clara is standing behind him, with her hand on his shoulder.
Photograph of Louise Cooper, married with Robert Little, sitting on an exterior staircase, holding a puppy. On the back, there is an inscription: "Dina has grown so since this was taken that I can hardly hold her. Sept. 1950.".
Photograph of four generations of the Cooper family, standing in front of a house. From left to right: Marguerite Cooper, her son Robert Chappell, her father Forrest Cooper and her grandmother Nellie Evalina [Fuller] Cooper.
Photograph of Manley Nelson Fuller, aged 87, standing beside Grace Benson Mills, aged around 3 years old. They are standing outside with the young child wearing a coat, a hat and holding a doll. There is an inscription on back: "[This] is a picture of grandpa [and] Grace taken just a few months before he died. I think it a very good picture of him. His is [standing] [...] the baby to look at something."
Photograph of Mary Elizabeth Ives, married to Manley Nelson Fuller, standing behind a table with a large book on it. Behind her, there are cushions against the wall and up on the wall, there is a portrait of a young woman.
The series consists of secondary source documents relating to the Cooper family, particularly the William Brill Cooper and Sarah Jane Davis descendants, who lived in Bolton. It includes family charts, obituaries and genealogical information, and a letter from Marguerite Chappell about her genealogical research.
The file consists of glass negatives showcasing Blarney Castle and the surrounding grounds, home of Senator George G. Foster, located on the east bank of Brome Lake, between Judge Christopher Dunkin's and Sydney Fisher's estates. The images show Senator Foster with his wife Mary Maud Buchanan, their children George Buchanan and Ruth Elizabeth, and some guests.