American Bee Keepers Photographs

Investigator: Michael Cook, Mann Library

Preservation Fund, 2019

This collection contains photographs of nationally and locally notable figures in the history of American beekeeping from the 19th and 20th centuries, including Lorenzo Langstroth, Amos Root, Everett Franklin Phillips, Elton Dyce, Roger Morse and others. It also contains several group photographs from various beekeeper conventions ca. 1880’s-1930’s and from the earliest short courses on beekeeping held at Cornell.