Adin Baber Collection

Title

Adin Baber Collection

Subject

Baber, Adin, 1892-1974
Genealogy
Baber, Adin, 1834-1902
Baber, Mary Ellen Hanks, 1844-1924
Baber, Dexter Dale, 1867-1966

Description

The Adin Baber Collection includes photographs of the Adin and Mary Ellen Hanks Baber family. Adin Baber (1834-1902) married Mary Ellen Hanks, the paternal grand-niece of Abraham Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks. Adin and Mary Ellen Hanks had four children: Ora, Caroline, Dexter, and Margaret. Dexter had two children: Adin and Tedford. Adin Baber (1892-1974) wrote several books on Nancy Hanks and the Hanks family geneaology.

The finding aid for the Adin Baber (Hanks Genealogical Collection) at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum may be found at https://illinois.as.atlas-sys.com/repositories/2/resources/19.

The finding aid for the Adin and Dexter Baber Papers (1840-1949) at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum may be found at https://illinois.as.atlas-sys.com/repositories/2/resources/171.

Photographs in this collection include family portraits of several generations of the Baber Family. The resource record for the photographic material may be found at https://illinois.as.atlas-sys.com/repositories/3/resources/4692

Identifier

Manuscript: MS-BC29, MS-BC30
Audiovisual: AV-01-05-Baber

Collection Items

Margaret Baber
Margaret "Maggie" Baber poses for a portrait wearing a blouse with a ribbon on the collar.

Blanch Baber
Young Blanch Baber sits for a portrait wearing a dress with ribbons in her hair while barefoot.

Brian Baber
A young Brian Baber poses for a portrait with a teddy bear.

Adin Baber
Adin Baber poses for a portrait wearing a suit and jacket with a watch chain.

Adin Baber on Fence
Adin Baber poses for a photo next to a wooden fence on his 82nd birthday.

Mary Ellen Hanks Baber and Dexter Dole Baber
Mary Ellen Hanks Baber holds her young son, Dexter, during a portrait session.

Dexter Dole Baber with Large Group
Dexter Dole Baber (seated front row, 3rd from left) poses for a group photo with a large number of unidentified people.

William E. Barton
William E. Barton, a United States Representative and judge from Missouri, poses for a portrait. The photo contains a personal message and autograph that reads, "To Adin Baber with sincere regards William E. Barton."

India S. Bothwell
India S. Bothwell poses for a portrait wearing a blouse with a large white collar.

Ella Comber
Ella Comber sits for a portrait wearing a fuschia tie.On verso: "Maggie Fankbouer. Sinus, Indiana. Don't forget your promise. C.N.C. [Freau] of 86-87 DDB."

Asa Epperson
A young Asa Epperson stands for a portrait wearing a buttoned jacket, pants, and boots.

S. Green Hanks
S. Green Hanks sits for a portrait. The image is surrounded by a printed frame.

Marie Gregg Hanks
Marie Gregg Hanks poses for a portrait with a blue-tinted dress.

H. Jackson Hanks
H. Jackson Hanks poses for a portrait wearing a suit and jacket.

McWilliams Girls
Two McWilliams children of Dundas, Illinois, pose for a portrait.

Young Man
An unidentified man poses for a portrait wearing a jacket. On verso: "Heritage? C.N.C. Sludu 188-6 NE of Indipolis."

Mary O'Hair Hanks
Mary O'Hair Hanks poses for a portrait wearing black clothing. She was the wife of William Hanks, the grandson of Abraham Hanks and nephew of Nancy Hanks.On verso: "My maternal grandmother, D. D. Baber."

Horse on Back Legs
A horse rears up on its hind legs in the middle of a field as a dog watches nearby.

Group Outside House
A large group of unidentified men, women, and children stand on either side of a fench in front of a hourse. Two children sit on a horse in front of the fence.

Saddles Compliments of W. J. Tackabery
An advertisement features saddles sold by W. J. Tackabery, manager of Fife & Miller, the largest carriage house in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. The saddles are all numbered on the front page, and listed from left to right, top to bottom,…
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