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 http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/37.

The finding aid for the Adin and Dexter Baber Papers (1840-1949) at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum may be found at http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/36.

Photographs in this collection include family portraits of several generations of the Baber Family.

Items in the Adin Baber Collection Collection

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

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

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

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

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

Collection Tree

  • Illinois Photographic Collection
    • Adin Baber Collection