John Devereux was a sea captain of Marblehead, Massachusetts. John H. Devereux was a Civil War officer, engineer, railroad executive, and philanthropist, of Cleveland, Ohio. Henry K. Devereux was an engineer, real estate agent, industrialist, philanthropist, and harness-horse fancier, of Cleveland. The collection consists of five albums, unmounted photographs, and stereographs relating to the life and interests of various Devereux family members of Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to many individual portraits of Devereux family members and friends, the collection includes group portraits of the Cleveland Gatling Gun Battery; various coaching groups; gatherings at North Randall and Wickliffe, Ohio; and horses, drivers, and harness racing. Included are stereographs (ca. 1890-1910) of the Devereux farm in the South, the Medina County, Ohio, fair (1910), and the North Randall, Ohio race track.
George Magoffin Humphrey was the President of the M.A. Hanna Company, and United States Secretary of the Treasury (1953-1957). The collection consists of two albums, loose photographs, a notebook, and a booklet containing photographs related to the career of George M. Humphrey of Cleveland, Ohio. Included are portraits of Humphrey as a child, with President Dwight Eisenhower and various members of the Eisenhower administration, and with his wife, Pamela Stark Humphrey. Group photographs contain views of Eisenhower's second inauguration that include Vice President Richard M. Nixon; business associates of Humphrey; various ceremonies, receptions, and dinners attended by Humphrey and his wife; photographs of Humphrey receiving various honorary academic degrees at a number of institutions; Humphrey with Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain; and travel photographs, including several trips with President Eisenhower and other cabinet members. A booklet contains photographs and maps relating to the operation of the Iron Ore Company of Canada. Other loose photographs contain views of work on a railroad to the Scheffeville Mines Iron Ore Company, a ceremony marking the completion of that railroad line, and ceremonies marking the first passage of an iron ore cargo from Canada to Cleveland, Ohio through the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The Otis-Sanders Mansion was located at 3133 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. It was built by Charles Augustus Otis, Sr., with construction beginning in 1868. The mansion was occupied continuously by the Otis and Sanders families until the death of Mr. Otis' daughter, Annie Otis Sanders, in 1933. At one time, the John Huntington Polytechnic Institute was located at the mansion. Like most of the homes on "Millionaires' Row," the Otis-Sanders Mansion was torn down. The collection consists of one photograph album containing interior and exterior views of the Otis-Sanders Mansion on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Most of the photographs were taken in 1933, after the death of Annie Otis Sanders.