Drusilla Carter Langdon Photograph Collection, ca. 1860-1917

Descriptive Summary

Title
Drusilla Carter Langdon Photograph Collection, ca. 1860-1917
Creator
Langdon, Drusilla Carter, d. 1917
Extent
33 items
Subjects
Carter Family-- Pictorial works.
Douglas Family-- Pictorial works.
Dwellings-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Photographs.
Langdon School (Mt. Vernon, Ky.)-- Photograph collections.
Students-- Kentucky-- Mt. Vernon-- Photographs.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Drusilla Carter Langdon, granddaughter of George Douglass And daughter of Sallie Douglass Carter, lived much of her life in Baltimore after her marriage to Thomas P. Langdon. The wealthy Langdons became benefactors of several mountain schools in Ky. at the turn of the century. One in particular was the Langdon School in Mt. Vernon; another was the Brown Memorial School. The collection contains loose photographs, many not identified, and one album of snapshots of students and scenes at the Langdon School. Most of the photographs in the album are identified. Also in the collection is a photograph of George Douglass, ca. 1860, and photographs of the Douglass home in Louisville. The collection may include photographs of members of the Carter and Douglass families, but none are identified