James T. Anderson Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Collector
Anderson, James T.
Pettit, R. H., (Rufus Hiram), 1869-1946
James T. Anderson collection
0.4 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of glass plate negatives depicting an unidentified family at home and contains images of the family members posing at various places around the home. The images may be of Professor Rufus Hiram Pettit's family. He is not pictured but his name was written on the original box. There are also 2 pictures of the cast of a theatrical performance.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 2013

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of James T. Anderson.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Glass plate negatives

Personal Name(s)

  • Anderson, James T.


  • Families
  • Theater

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Collection Inventory

Glass Negatives 

Box Folder

Three Women Drinking 

1 1

Portrait of Woman 

1 2

Woman Sitting in Chair 

1 3

Man Standing in Greenhouse 

1 4

Family Portrait 

1 5

Man and Woman Sitting on Railing 

1 6

Group of People in Formal Clothing on Steps 

1 7

Three People Sitting on Dock 

1 8

House on Hill 

1 9

Man and Woman on Horse 

1 10

Man on Crutches with Woman and Two Children by Porch 

1 11

Woman Standing by Tree 

1 12

Woman Standing in Greenhouse 

1 13

Woman Standing 

1 14

Woman and Two Children Standing by Trees 

1 15

Group of People in Sitting Room 

1 16

Woman Standing by Tree 

1 17

Woman with Two Children Standing on Porch 

1 18
Box Box

Woman with Two Children Standing on Porch 

1 19
Box Folder

Woman in Formal Dress Standing by a Door 

1 20

Man Under Tree 

1 21

Group of Woman, One with Gun 

1 22

Group of Six Women and One Man 

1 23

Old Woman in Rocking Chair [2] 

1 24-25

Woman Standing Next to Tree 

1 26

Woman Standing in Front of Tree 

1 27

House with Woman in Chairs on Porch 

1 28

Two Girls Sitting with Cat 

1 29

Man in Suit Sitting on Hill 

1 30

Woman and Two Daughters in Car 

1 31

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