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|Were the photographic works of Clyde Helms saved?
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|Author:||NKP1155 [ Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:02 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Were the photographic works of Clyde Helms saved?|
While the Nickel Plate Historical & Technical Society have some of Clyde Helms photos, we have only a small sample of all he recorded. Has his collection survived? Is it in one place, or reposing in several location?
|Author:||misterwandle [ Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:27 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Re: Were the photographic works of Clyde Helms saved?|
John Rehor had acquired many negatives (mostly of NKP steam locos and a few other subjects) from the widow of Clyde Helms. When John passed away, his widow sold many of these negatives to Jay Williams and Lloyd D. Lewis, and a few to me. Lloyd donated and/or sold many (all?) of his Helms negs to the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society; I don't know if C&OHS still has 'em or not. I have heard that Jay is selling-off everything, but don't know what Helms negs that Jay had originally, or what Helms negs he has remaining. I still have the few Helms NKP steam negs that I purchased from John's widow.
John B. Corns
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