A. L. Jameson Glass Plate Negative Collection
The collection consists of 136 glass plate negatives taken between 1895-1910 by Jameson of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. The negatives depict families and scenes in the Ogdensburg-Black Lake area. Jameson was the owner of a musical supply store in Ogdensburg, and was a well known amateur photographer. The collection is particularly well documented due to the actions of Jameson meticulously adding data to the negatives, including location, subject, and even information on the parameters of the photograph itself.
Collection owner: St. Lawrence University