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  • Henry at six weeks and six months old 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1883
    Excerpt from page 5 in "Correspondence with Henry," "Feb. 13th It seems strange to think that in a few hours there will probably be a dear little baby again in this house. How delicious it will be to hear a child's cry ...
  • Henry and baby Dorothy 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1911
    Henry sits on the front porch with Dorothy on his lap and an unidentified girl stands beside them. A baby buggy is on the porch. Henry stands on the lawn with baby Dorothy on the grass. "Henry Denison, Jr., came just ...
  • Embroidered doilie close-up 

    Contributor:Denison, Henry S.
    Date:1897?
    Henry embroidered the doilie at 13 years old. The doilie is in an envelope labeled, "Born 1883. Embroidery done by Henry S. Denison, summer of 1896."
  • Henry at "Fours years" with his sister Carla 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1887
    On vacation with the family at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin outside of a cabin where Henry sat on a bench with his sister Carla.
  • Henry at "Two years and a half" 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1885
    Henry at "Two years and a half" stood by a low wall next to Mack, the family spaniel.
  • A poem to "Mama Denison" 

    Contributor:Denison, Henry S.
    Date:1887-12
    A poem by Henry to his mother, Ella Strong Denison.
  • For Henry. Papa catching a trout. 

    Contributor:Denison, Charles
    Date:1885
    A pen and ink drawing of "papa catching a trout" that Charles Denison sent to his son Henry.
  • A poem to "Mama Denison" 

    Contributor:Denison, Henry S.
    Date:1887-12
    A poem by Henry to his mother, Ella Strong Denison.
  • Portrait of Henry as a cowboy on Col. Hughes' ranch in Texas 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1900-07-30
    "Summer of 1900 spent as cowboy on Col. Hughes' ranch in Texas, called 'Rocking Chair Ranch.' His duty was to ride the fence and see that it was kept unbroken. He lived by himself, spent his nights in a cabin at either end ...
  • 4th year medical school 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1908
    Henry finished medical school at Johns Hopkins University and began an internship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
  • Cowboy on Col. Hughes' ranch in Texas 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1900-07-30
    "Summer of 1900 spent as cowboy on Col. Hughes' ranch in Texas, called 'Rocking Chair Ranch.' His duty was to ride the fence and see that it was kept unbroken. He lived by himself, spent his nights in a cabin at either end ...
  • Henry and Jeannette's wedding announcement 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1909-08-19
    Henry and Jeannette's wedding was held in New London, Connecticut. A description of the wedding plans and ceremony is found on pages 280 to 287 in "Correspondence with Henry."
  • Embroidered doilie 

    Contributor:Denison, Henry S.
    Date:1897?
    Henry embroidered the doilie at 13 years old. The doilie is in an envelope labeled, "Born 1883. Embroidery done by Henry S. Denison, summer of 1896."
  • Henry and Jeannette's wedding picture and the wedding party 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1909-08-19
    A picture of the wedding party, Henry and Jeannette with James Lynah as the best man and two unidentified individuals. Henry and Jeannette's wedding picture with Jeannette's wedding flowers that she later tossed to everyone, ...
  • Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1905
    Henry in a wagon with unidentified occupants, and again on a sailboat at Lake Geneva. An excerpt from page 220 of "Correspondence with Henry," ". … Do you remember the picture Blanche Estabrook took of you in the sail-boat. ...
  • List of Henry and Jeannette's wedding guests 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1909-08
    A partial guest list and a momento of the place card for the wedding breakfast in New London, Connecticut.
  • Henry in medical school 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1906
    An excerpt from page 242 of "Correspondence with Henry," . … The proofs are fair, but they have the same fault of the last picture you had taken, they give undue prominence to the lower part of your face and make it look ...
  • Maul's Ranch and Rollinsville. 1902-1905 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1902-1905
    "July and August spent by family in two cottages on Maul's Ranch near Pine, Colo." on page 136 in "Correspondence with Henry." "After a short visit at Lake Geneva, Henry, his mother and sisters went to Denver. July and ...
  • Henry in military uniform at sixteen years 

    Contributor:unknown
    Date:1899
    Henry wearing the military uniform of the Pennsylvania Military College.
  • Red bean drawing 

    Contributor:Denison, Henry S.
    Date:1897-07
    Henry's depiction of a red bean sprout in watercolor. "July 29th, At the table here with me, Henry is sitting, with three small pots of paint, brushes and drawing book, making studies of bean sprouts, which he does with ...

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