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Bertha Spafford Vester, Anna Spafford, and Grace Spafford Whiting

Bertha Spafford Vester, Anna Spafford, and Grace Spafford Whiting

Photograph shows a portrait of Anna Spafford with her two daughters Bertha (Spafford) Vester and Grace (Spafford) Whiting. Title from item. In album: Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusale... more

Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in the shipwreck of the Ville du Havre

Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved ...

Handwritten cablegram, Atlantic Cable Message, The Western Union Telegraph Company. To [Horatio Gates] Spafford, 159 LaSalle St., Chicago [law office of H. G. Spafford]. Received at Chicago, Ill., Dec. 2d, 5:4... more

Telegram from Dwight L. Moody to Horatio Gates Spafford

Telegram from Dwight L. Moody to Horatio Gates Spafford

Handwritten cable message, Post Office Telegraphs Co. Originating in Edinburgh; received 11 Queens Square, Bloomsbury, London. Dated stamp London Jan. 10, 1874. Evangelist Moody invites Horatio Gates Spafford... more

Business card of attorneys Horatio Gates Spafford, H. O. McDaid, & John P. Wilson, Chicago, Illinois

Business card of attorneys Horatio Gates Spafford, H. O. McDaid, & Joh...

Printed business card of law firm Spafford, McDaid & Wilson (H. G. Spafford, H. O. McDaid, and John P. Wilson) Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Room 37 Republic Life Building, 157 & 159 LaSalle Street, Chicago.

William Rudy

William Rudy

Photograph shows William H. Rudy, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing left.

Elizebeth [i.e., Elizabeth] Gould

Elizebeth [i.e., Elizabeth] Gould

Photograph shows Elizabeth Gould, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford families and... more

Joanna Brooks [i.e. Johanna Brooke]

Joanna Brooks [i.e. Johanna Brooke]

Photograph shows Clara Johanna Brooke, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford familie... more

Jacob Spafford

Jacob Spafford

Photograph shows Jacob (Eliyahu) Spafford, member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford fam... more

Map of Jerusalem by Horatio Gates Spafford

Map of Jerusalem by Horatio Gates Spafford

Hand-drawn map, ink and colored pencil on tissue paper, no date. Shows Old City and outskirts, to Mt. Scopus and Mt of Olives, with railroad and Carriage Road, and Valley of Dead Bodies. Areas related to Jer. 3... more

Letter from A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secretary, Anglo-Jewish Association, to Horatio Gates Spafford

Letter from A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secretary, Anglo-Jewish Associ...

Typed document, copy, 1 p. Re Executive Committee Anglo-Jewish Association praising Horatio Gates Spafford's work as an English teacher at the Lionel Rothschild School in Jerusalem, his lack of religious bias ... more

Letter from Horatio Gates Spafford to A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secretary, Anglo-Jewish Association

Letter from Horatio Gates Spafford to A. Loivy Rev. Dr. A. Löwry, Secr...

Typed document, copy (draft), 1 p. Horatio Gates Spafford expresses thanks for letter received, and offers opinions regarding scriptural prophecy and Jewish restoration in Zion.

Grace [Spafford] Whiting [and] Bertha [Spafford] Vester

Grace [Spafford] Whiting [and] Bertha [Spafford] Vester

Photograph shows Grace (Spafford) Whiting (left) and Bertha (Spafford) Vester, full-length portrait, facing front, seated on sofa. Title from item. In album: Portraits of the Whiting and Spafford families and ... more

"In Memoriam" card with pressed Holy Land flowers and printed message, made by American Colony members in honor of Horatio Gates Spafford

"In Memoriam" card with pressed Holy Land flowers and printed message,...

Printed "In Memoriam" card with pressed Holy Land flowers applied, made by the American Colony in Jerusalem Flower Card Department. With prayer for male departed. Associated with memorial service for Horatio Ga... more

Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt

Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative sleeve: Negative. Guide card: Egypt. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sinai, the sea

Sinai, the sea

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez in the vicinity of the anchorage bay of Port Ibrahim to the north of El Shatt and Gad El Marakeb and to the south of P... more

Painting of Christ? on a ceiling

Painting of Christ? on a ceiling

Title devised by Library staff. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On guide card: Misc. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Jerusalem / American Colony, Jerusalem.

Jerusalem / American Colony, Jerusalem.

4th Station of the Cross -Jesus meets his mother

Elementary schoolroom

Elementary schoolroom

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Date from Matson LOT cards. On negative: 12. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Mt. Sinai

Mt. Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the summit of Mount Sinai (Biblical Sinai or Gebel Musa), looking southeast during the sunrise and showing the western wall of the church on the summit to the l... more

Tiberias

Tiberias

Title devised by Library staff. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Misc. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Maronite bishop

Maronite bishop

Title from negative. Caption from list, Matson Collection negative numbers 14565-15108: "N. Palestine." Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Epis... more

Syrian bishop's remains (funeral). Corpse seated in church

Syrian bishop's remains (funeral). Corpse seated in church

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from data for associated images (LC-M31-13047 and LC-M31-13047-A). Original title from list, Matson Collecti... more

Petra, el-Khazne

Petra, el-Khazne

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

2 men on camels, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

2 men on camels, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... more

Beirut Hospital staff party

Beirut Hospital staff party

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bedouin women working primitive grainmill

Bedouin women working primitive grainmill

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Trans-Jordan. Jerash. Portico of the Temple of Artemis

Trans-Jordan. Jerash. Portico of the Temple of Artemis

Title from: list, Photographic subjects of Bible Lands. Caption on negative: Jerash. Portico of the Temple of Artemis. On negative: P260 (crossed out). Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or it... more

Polish consulate

Polish consulate

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Polish Consulate. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: pos[itive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

City types. Jerusalem rabbi. (With scroll & phylacteries)

City types. Jerusalem rabbi. (With scroll & phylacteries)

Title from: list, Photographic subjects of Bible Lands. Caption continues from catalog: Deut. 6. 8. Math. 23. 5. Caption on negative: Jew robed for prayer. Jerusalem rabbi. On negative: 26. Similar image in LOT... more

Locust plague

Locust plague

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Locust plague. Film neg. taped to glass backing. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Jerusalem Waterworks

Jerusalem Waterworks

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sinai, shepherd and sheep

Sinai, shepherd and sheep

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the southeastern end of EL Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites), looking southeast and showing Wadi Sharig and the pointed summit of Ras El Sefsa... more

Nazareth, general view

Nazareth, general view

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Nazareth. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Jaffa. Packing & exporting oranges

Jaffa. Packing & exporting oranges

Title from: list, Matson Collection negative numbers 14565-15108. On negative: 2876. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Beth Shemesh

Beth Shemesh

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative sleeve: See 451, p. 754. Guide card: Beth Shemesh. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Arabs constructing building

Arabs constructing building

Title from: list, Matson Collection negative numbers 12961-13944. Caption on negative sleeve: From Matson's "Arab types" drawer. Building house box. On negative: 2915. On negative sleeve: 2915. Taken either by ... more

Collection of flints

Collection of flints

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On guide card: numbered according to list by some collector?. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Antique Roman glass

Antique Roman glass

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Mosque of Machpelah, Hebron

Mosque of Machpelah, Hebron

Title devised by Library staff. Title from list of Matson Collection negative numbers 14565-15108, misidentifies location as Jerusalem. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the ... more

City of Gaza

City of Gaza

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Date from Matson LOT cards. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Epiphany, church Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Epiphany, church Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Title from negative sleeve. On negative: 2795. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sheep

Sheep

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Tiberias

Tiberias

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative sleeve: Finlay neg. emulsion is coming off. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Agony in the Garden

Agony in the Garden

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative sleeve: painting. 9491 MSS cat. On negative: 9491 manuscript catalogue. O... more

Jerusalem to Galilee via Samaria. Lake of Galilee. (Fishing boat at sunrise)

Jerusalem to Galilee via Samaria. Lake of Galilee. (Fishing boat at su...

Title from: list, Photographic subjects of Bible Lands. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

The upper room place of the last supper

The upper room place of the last supper

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Art positive. On guide card: Positives from art series. G... more

National Geographic Society at Le Gorce (Tunney?)

National Geographic Society at Le Gorce (Tunney?)

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: National Geographic Society. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Young girl standing in front of a tree

Young girl standing in front of a tree

Title devised by Library staff. On negative: 2904. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra, Qasr-el-Bint

Petra, Qasr-el-Bint

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Nat. Geo. [i.e., Natiional Geographic]... more

Dead Sea sunrise from Neby Mousa i.e., Nebi Musa

Dead Sea sunrise from Neby Mousa i.e., Nebi Musa

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra

Petra

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Buildings in Jerusalem?

Buildings in Jerusalem?

Title devised by Library staff. On guide card: Unid[entified]. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Upper section of Temple of el-Khazne in Petra

Upper section of Temple of el-Khazne in Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On transparency: No. 3. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Copy of painting of young boy with lion, sheep, and other animals

Copy of painting of young boy with lion, sheep, and other animals

Title devised by Library staff. On guide card: Altar at the 11th Station of the Cross in Church of the Holy Sepulchre? Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Ser... more

Bupleurum subovatum Link

Bupleurum subovatum Link

Title from negative. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Flowers. On guide card: duplicates. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

New entrance

New entrance

Title from negative. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: 59. Guide card: Gates of the city of Jerusalem. 4061-4070 [crossed out]. Gift; ... more

El Kubeibeh, German Hospice

El Kubeibeh, German Hospice

Photograph shows a view from a window of the German Hospice at al-Qubaybah (al-Qubeibah), Jerusalem Governate, West Bank. Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its ... more

Locust plague, worker & locust

Locust plague, worker & locust

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Locust plague. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

[Restoration of Robinson's Arch, Jerusalem]

[Restoration of Robinson's Arch, Jerusalem]

Photograph shows reproduction of a drawing by American Colony member Ernest Forrest Beaumont.

Rocky hill

Rocky hill

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service Title devised by Library staff. On guide card: Misc. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Copy of a photograph of a man with oxen

Copy of a photograph of a man with oxen

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service Title devised by Library staff. On guide card: Misc. copy negs. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Mikweh. General view / American Colony, Jerusalem.

Mikweh. General view / American Colony, Jerusalem.

Photograph shows Mikveh (Mikve) Israel Agricultural School. (Source: L. Ben-David, Israel's History - A Picture a Day website, June 25, 2012)

NablusShechem

NablusShechem

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative sleeve: See 313, p. 162. On negative: 4078. Guide card: Nablus. Gift; Epi... more

Sheep

Sheep

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sheep

Sheep

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

St. George's convent

St. George's convent

Title from caption on negative sleeve. Caption in list of Matson Collection negative numbers 14565-15108, misidentifies location as Jerusalem. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its success... more

Icons in Chapel of 40 Martyrs taken for Dr. Willoughby of Chicago

Icons in Chapel of 40 Martyrs taken for Dr. Willoughby of Chicago

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Building a stone home in Palestine

Building a stone home in Palestine

Title from negative sleeve. On negative: 2912. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

German Colonies in Palestine. Wilhelm i.e., Wilhelma & Sarona

German Colonies in Palestine. Wilhelm i.e., Wilhelma & Sarona

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Beduin i.e., Bedouin men

Beduin i.e., Bedouin men

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Garden of Gethsemane, inside enclosure, showing Golden Gate

Garden of Gethsemane, inside enclosure, showing Golden Gate

Title from: list, Negatives ... from our art catalogue. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Antique glass

Antique glass

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Arab plow with yoke for animal by which to draw the plow

Arab plow with yoke for animal by which to draw the plow

Title from negative. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Courtyard of caravansaray?

Courtyard of caravansaray?

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Tel-Aviv

Tel-Aviv

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from: list, Matson Collection negative numbers 14565-15108. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Jerash

Jerash

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative sleeve: 3099 S. On negative: 3099. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra, el-Kazne

Petra, el-Kazne

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Petra. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Northeast corner looking down east wall Jerusalem

Northeast corner looking down east wall Jerusalem

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Egypt, Nile? Cairo?

Egypt, Nile? Cairo?

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Baalbek

Baalbek

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: 3259. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Belfort Castle

Belfort Castle

Photo shows Beaufort or Belfort Castle, a Crusader fortress in southern Lebanon. (Source: researchers T. Bolen and T. Powers, 2009) Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Mats... more

Town on Lake Tiberias

Town on Lake Tiberias

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra, great high place of sacrifice

Petra, great high place of sacrifice

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Nat. Geo. [i.e. National Geographic], p. 160. Gift; Episc... more

Tanis, obelisk

Tanis, obelisk

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative. Negative and caption on negative sleeve misidentify location as Sinai. On negative: SN-4, S-4... more

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