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Catlin, Nelson



  • Existence: 1948-

Biographical History

Nelson Catlin (b. 1948) was a carpenter and photography partner of Henry Bird Calfee.

Nelson Catlin qas born circa 1848 in New York. Little is known of him except that his name appears on many Calfee stereoviews. These were printed with the squib "Calfee and Catlin" and were part of the series known as "Views of the Wonderland or Yellowstone Park." The partnership was in force during the 1880s in the Bozeman, Montana Territory. The stereographs in this series number 148. Like those of Henry Bird Calfee and Joshua Crissman, Catlin stereographs represent treasures of early Yellowstone days. It is not known whether or not Catlin produced any views bearing his own name alone.


FamilySearch, via WWW, March 23, 2019 (Nelson Catlin, b. 1849 in New York, worked as a carpenter).

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Yellowstone National Park stereographs

Identifier: MSS 9007
Scope and Contents

Contains 36 Yellowstone National Park black and white stereographs, with a few duplicates of varying quality. The dates range from 1871 to 1910. The stereographs were produced by several photographers, the main contributors being Joshua Crissman, Henry Bird Calfee, and the Nelson (Nelse) partnership.

Dates: approximately 1871-1910

Stereograph of Yellowstone National Park, approximately 1910

Identifier: MSS 9007 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains a single colored stereograph taken by an unknown photographer in approximately 1910. It is a photograph of a train station at the entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Dates: approximately 1910

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