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Harvey Honnold souvenir album, 1861-1906

By Cynthia A. Harris

Collection Overview

Title: Harvey Honnold souvenir album, 1861-1906

Creator: Honnold, Harvey (1858-1906)

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The souvenir album is the only item in the collection.

Date Acquired: 01/20/2017

Languages: English [eng]


The Honnold "Souvenir" album is a velvet-covered book with an embossed gilt fore-edge and a horseshoe-shaped buckle clasp. It contains numerous professional photographs of Harvey Honnold's family members, including Civil War soldiers and veterans. Most images are portraits, but some depict domesticated animals and funerary memorials.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Album of family photographs associated with sign and house painter Harvey Honnold of Olathe, Kansas.  Photographs are the products of professional studios in Kansas, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee.  Most are cabinet photographs, but some are tintypes, others in carte-de-visite format.  One photograph is marked “H. Honnold taken on Cedar Creek west of Olathe somewhere north of Farland, HoughlandNeighborhood/Taken by Bert Honnold” Circa 1892.

Biographical Note

Harvey Honnold (born Ohio, 1858, died Olathe, Kansas 1906) was a house and sign painter in Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas. The Honnold family were active in the American Civil War, serving in the Ohio Infantry Regiment.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: No access restrictions: All materials are open for research.

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Physical Access Note: Original materials available during open hours of repository and any digitized materials that are online are available with Internet access.

Acquisition Source: David Dary

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Harvey Honnold souvenir album, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

Processing Information: Keli Rylance processed this collection in January 2017.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: Harvey Honnold Souvenir Album, 1861-1906Add to your cart.

The souvenir photograph album is the only item in Box 1.

Photographs of: Harvey Honnold, Albert Honnold, Samuel H. Honnold, Laura J. A. Honnold, Amos G. Honnold, John Shields, Ina Eva Honnold-Shields, Mary Jane Dorner-Honnold, A. A. Green, Clem A. Swank, Stephen A. Douglas, funeral flowers of Mrs. A. G. Honnold, funeral memorials, barn and outbuildings with a cow, dog against a painted backdrop, a horned toad,

Named Photographers: C. J. Billinghurst, McArthur, Ohio;  T. M. Scheier, Nashville & Knoxville, Tennessee; F. F. Mettner, Lawrence, Kansas; McVay, Olathe, Kansas;  Orsilla (Mrs. George A.) Yant, Olathe, Kansas; McDowell,  Cabinet Portrait, Nelsonville, Ohio;  Zachary T. Bastian, Olathe, Kansas & Warrensburg, Missouri; J. L. Morris, "The Kaw River Studio," Lawrence, Kansas; and T. G. Tuttle, Olathe, Kansas.

Subject/Index Terms:
Kansas life and culture