Arthur Earle Hopkins Collection, ca. 1860-ca. 1944

Descriptive Summary

Title
Arthur Earle Hopkins Collection, ca. 1860-ca. 1944
Creator
Hopkins, Arthur Earle, 1881-1944
Extent
1,500 items
Subjects
Mississippi River-- Pictorial works.
Ohio River-- Pictorial works.
Steamboats-- United States-- Photographs.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Hopkins was a prominent Louisville attorney, judge, 1941 mayoral candidate, and president of the Board of Aldermen at the time of his death. His avocation was Ohio and Mississippi river history and steamboating. Arthur Earle Hopkins collection contains a large collection of photographs, glass plate negatives, post cards, engravings, and lithographs of steamboats and river scenes. Access restricted. Most of the photographs of steamboats have been arranged and an index compiled