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Overview

Biographical Sketch: Photographer Frank E. Beach

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Tina Q. Odim photograph collection, about 1880-1890s, 1905, undated,

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Tina Q. Odim:

An Inventory of the Tina Q. Odim Photograph Collection at the Texas State Archives, about 1880-1890s, 1905, undated



Overview

Collector: Odim, Tina Q.
Title: Tina Q. Odim photograph collection
Dates: about 1880-1890s, 1905, undated
Abstract: The Tina Q. Odim photograph collection includes seven studio portraits of African American men and women dating about 1880-1890s, 1905, undated. These images include portraits taken by Frank E. Beach of Lampasas, Texas, and the Star Gallery in Burnet, Texas. The majority of the images are albumen cabinet card studio portraits of unidentified individuals. These images have been digitized and are part of the Texas Digital Archive.
Quantity: 0.05 cubic ft. (7 photographs)
Language: These materials are written in English.
Repository: Texas State Archives
Sponsor: This EAD finding aid was created in cooperation with Texas Archival Resources Online.

Biographical Sketch: Photographer Frank E. Beach

Frank E. Beach was born in September 1867 in Austin, Texas. He was a photographer working in Texas in the late 1800s. He was located in Lampasas in 1892; Florence from 1896 to 1897; Houston as part of the team Beach & Meek from 1897 to 1898 and individually from 1899 to 1901; Milam in 1910; Cameron in 1920; and Burnet in 1940. He died on April 13, 1950 in San Antonio, Texas and is buried at the San Jose Burial Park.

(Sources include: Haynes, David. Catching Shadows: a directory of nineteenth-century Texas photographers. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1993; "Franklin E. Beach," Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013, accessed on May 9, 2018.)

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Tina Q. Odim photograph collection includes seven studio portraits of African American men and women dating about 1880-1890s, 1905, undated. These images include portraits taken by Frank E. Beach of Lampasas, Texas, and the Star Gallery in Burnet, Texas. The majority of the images are albumen cabinet card studio portraits of unidentified individuals.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged as received.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Materials do not circulate, but may be used in the State Archives search room. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Under the Copyright Law of 1976 as amended in 1998, unpublished works are protected for the life of the author plus 70 years. The term of copyright for published material varies. Researchers are responsible for complying with the Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).

Technical Requirements

Researchers are required to wear gloves when reviewing photographic materials.

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Index Terms

The terms listed here were used to catalog the records. The terms can be used to find similar or related records.
Personal Names:
Beach, Frank E., 1867-1950.
Corporate Names:
Star Gallery (Burnet, Tex.)
Subjects:
African American women--Texas--Pictorial works.
African American men--Texas--Pictorial works.
Places:
Lampasas (Tex.)--Pictorial works.
Burnet (Tex.)--Pictorial works.
Document Types:
Photographs--Texas.
Studio portraits--Texas.

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Related Material

The following materials are offered as possible sources of further information on the agencies and subjects covered by the records. The listing is not exhaustive.

Texas State Archives
None.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item), Tina Q. Odim photograph collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession number: 2015/109

This collection was donated to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by Tina Q. Odim on February 2, 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Halley Grogan, April 2018

Other Formats for the Collection

The photographs described in this finding aid have been digitized and are part of the Texas Digital Archive, available online at https://tsl.access.preservica.com/tda/prints-and-photo-collections/odim/.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Tina Q. Odim photograph collection, about 1880-1890s, 1905, undated,
0.05 cubic ft. (7 photographs)

Box Photo
PP1220 2015/109-1 Woman seated with hat in lap, about 1880-1890s
[one 4.5 x 6.5-inch cabinet photograph]
2015/109-2 Woman seated, about 1880-1890s
[one 4.5 x 6.5-inch cabinet photograph]
2015/109-3 Woman standing by chair draped with textile, Lampasas, Texas, about 1880-1890s
[one 4.5 x 6.5-inch cabinet photograph]
[Photographer: Frank E. Beach.]
2015/109-4 Woman standing by chair draped with textile, Lampasas, Texas, about 1880-1890s
[one 4.5 x 6.5-inch cabinet photograph]
[Photographer: Frank E. Beach.]
2015/109-5 Woman seated, Burnet, Texas, about 1880-1890s
[one 4.5 x 6.5-inch cabinet photograph]
[Star Gallery photography studio.]
2015/109-6 Woman seated, undated
[one 5 x 7-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Note: Image is in oval mount.]
2015/109-7 Group portrait of two women seated with hats in lap and a man standing between them, 1905
[one 6 x 8-inch black-and-white photograph]
[Note: Image is mounted.]

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