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Edward Durell Telegram

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Durell, Edward.
Title: Edward Durell Telegram
Inclusive Dates: Undated
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: A message asking an unknown correspondent to pose for pictorial photography.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Edward Durell was a twentieth-century resident of Columbus, Ohio and an amateur photographer.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Edward Durell Telegram is an undated message sent by Durell to an unknown corespondent. It is addressed to "Lowu [Lowa?] 9 Car 490." In the telegram, Durell explains that he is "a pictorial photographer when other business grants me time," and asks the recipient to pose for him. Durell's address is listed as "291 North Drexel Ave Columbus, Ohio."

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Durell, Edward.


Pictorialism (Photography movement)


Columbus (Ohio) -- History.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Edward Durell Telegram,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 24 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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