Snow and Bristow Family Collection
CREATOR: Grace Snow Bristow, other photographers.
EXTENT: One half a linear foot, 1 box.
COLLECTION SUMMARY: Photographs of members of the Snow and Bristow families from the 19th century to the late 20th century; letters written by Grace Snow Bristow during World War I, and photographs taken of Europe during and after World War I by Grace Snow Bristow.
RECEIVED FROM: Scans of these materials were given to the Museum by Ruth Bristow Portela in 2016 and 2017.
PROCESSING ARCHIVIST: Cathy Moran Hajo, July 2017.
Biographical / Historical Note:
Collection Description: The collection feature portraits and other photographs of the Snow and Bristow family from Hillburn, N.Y., and of scenes in Europe during World War II. Many of the locations in the war photographs are discussed in the letters, but there are no identifications on them.
Arrangement Description: Correspondence is organized chronologically; photographs were printed in the order the digital files were sent.
Separated Materials: None
Related Collections: John Worall Bristow Papers (2011.03)
- Bristow family
- France, 20th century
- Portraits, 19th century
- Portraits, 20th century
- Snow family
- World War I
- World War I, women
- Worrall family
Using the Collection
ACCESS STATEMENT: Collection is open and available for use. If used in a publication, the Museum expects to be credited.
RIGHTS STATEMENT: The Mahwah Museum does not own the materials, researchers wishing to publish or reprint materials need to secure permission from the owner, Ruth Bristow Portela.
PREFERRED CITATION: [ITEM DESCRIPTION], Snow and Bristow Family Collection, Mahwah Museum, Mahwah, NJ.
Folder 1. Snow and Bristow Family Photographs. Includes portraits and a few house photographs of:
- Ash, Olive Louise Snow (1897-1964)
- Averil, Eugenia Grace Snow
- Bristow, Grace Snow
- Bristow, John Worrall
- Bristow, Nora
- Bristow, Robert
- Hasbrook, Homer
- Snow, Adele Carmen
- Snow, Amanda
- Snow, Clara Amanda (1866-1938)
- Snow, Douglas Estes
- Snow, Elmer John (1869-1947)
- Snow, Fred William
- Snow, John Bernard “Jack” (1895-1971)
- Snow, Louise
- Snow, Mabel
- Snow, Marion
- Snow, Olive Amanda (1828-1902)
- Snow, William Wait (1828-1910)
- Vilmar, Dorothy Snow
- Worrall, Almira Estes
- Worrall, George
Folder 2: Grace Snow Bristow World War I letters, August-December 1918
Folder 3: Grace Snow Bristow World War I letters, January-June 1919
Folder 4: Grace Snow Bristow World War I photographs, 1918-1919
Folder 5: Worall Family Genealogy, written by George Worrall, June 1903
Folder 6: Christmas cards sent to Clara Snow, 1908-1910