Eugene A. Livingston Family Photograph Collection
Language of Materials
Photograph collection primarily consisting of formal studio portraits of members of the family of Eugene A. Livingston, including elaborate frames and photograph albums.
The family of Eugene Augustus Livingston (1813-1893) comprises one branch of the politically and socially prominent Livingston family of the Hudson Valley and New York City. Eugene A. Livingston, son of Robert L. Livingston (1775-1843) and Margaret Maria Livingston (1783-1818), had seven children. Harriet Coleman Livingston bore him two children: Eugene Livingston (1845-1862), who died in the civil war, and Mary Coleman Livingston Delafield, who became the wife of Maturin L. Delafield. With his second wife, Elizabeth Fisher Livingston, he fathered Adelaide Livingston, Elizabeth Livingston, Katharine Livingston Clymer, Richard M.C. Livingston, and Walter Eugene Livingston. The family lived both in New York City and at their summer home, Teviot, on the Hudson River.
Photographs have been arranged in two series:
- Series I: Loose Photographs
- Series II: Albums and Framed Photographs
Scope and Content Note
The Eugene A. Livingston Family Photograph Collection spans the period 1855 to 1887 and primarily contains photographic portraits of the Livingston family and their pets. The collection is divided into two series: Loose Photographs; and Albums and Framed Photographs.
Open to qualified researchers.
Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to thirty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. See guidelines in Print Room for details.
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The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.
This collection should be cited as Eugene A. Livingston Family Photograph Collection, PR 138, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.