L.W. Coons Photograph Collection

L.W. Coons Photograph Collection

Collection Number: 
152
Collection Length: 
0.25ft
Geographic Coverage: 
Canton, NY; Northern New York
Period: 
1895
Finding Aid: 

Leroy Wilson Coons (187?-1948) received his Bachelors of Divinity from St. Lawrence University in 1895. He married Elsie Loraine Thomas, (SLU n 1900) in the Canton Universalist Church in 1897. Wilson went on to be a leader in churches throughout New England. He pastored the Universalist church in Winthrop, NY until his retirement in 1942. This collection consists of two series of photo prints. Series 1 are photographs of various rural views in the North Country taken by Leroy Wilson Coons (SLU Div. '95). Series 2 are photographs of the St. Lawrence University campus around the time of Rev. Coons years at SLU.