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M-618 Maple Sugaring Photographs

ABSTRACT: Photographs showing the process of maple sugaring, late 19th century.

SCOPE: These photographs illustrate the process of collecting sap to create maple sugar or syrup. The images depict activities around the interior and exterior of a log cabin as well as a large party of people tapping maple trees in the snow.

EXTENT: Three matted photographs.

ACCESS: This collection can be viewed on-site in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room.  Some of the material may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and other access restrictions. Information on conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building on the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ north campus.

Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."