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John T. “Jack” Engeman was an American photographer. Born in Brooklyn, New York in
1900, he graduated from the Naval Academy in 1924, and remained in the service for
17 years. At the outbreak of World War II, he returned to the Academy to teach engineering
where he served for the duration of the war. After his time in the service, Engeman
dedicated himself to photography, working on contract for the government, several
airlines such as TWA and American, as well as the Baltimore City School system, among
others. In his career, Engeman authored 12 photo essay books, and captured countless
scenes of Baltimore and the world around him. His photographic and painted works were
featured in a number of exhibitions, including several at the Peale Museum and the
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery. Engeman remained an avid photographer until his death
Donated by Alice Engeman in two gifts: P86-13, P89-14.
It is unknown if any arrangement was undertaken at the time of accessioning (P86-13,
P89-14); a detailed inventory was created at this time. In 2014, the collection was
rehoused and the folder list was created by student assistant Kathleen Foster under
the supervision of Special Collections Librarian Susan Graham.
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including
A folder list is available.
Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll118.php
Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission
to reproduce is required.
Engeman, Jack -- Archives
Flight attendants -- Photographs
United States Naval Academy -- Photographs
Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Photographs
United States Coast Guard Academy -- Photographs
Students -- Photographs
Universities and colleges -- Photographs
School children -- Photographs
United States Air Force Academy -- Photographs
United States Military Academy -- Photographs
School integration -- Photographs
gelatin silver prints
gelatin silver negatives
Emulsion damage, Bay Bridge, Mount Vernon, Public Schools, Calvert Street Station,
"Golden Age Club," U.S.N.A., Federal Hill Skyline, Poe House, Carrol Mansion, B&O,
Baltimore Harbor. Severe emulsion damage
Engeman family photos, various artists drawings, certificates.
Comshochs & kids, Bowmar Home, 17th Ann. MD Painter' s Show April '49, Towson,
Dick Pembroke, Boston, Md Hist, German music & bible, Waller 19th Apr. '63, Maine,
Central Park, Gettysburg-Safe Harbor, Bucks County, Salem, Old House, Cox, Susan,
Extent: Ap. 750-800 slides
Horses, Cats and dogs, Barton's Farm, Ducks, Children's zoo 10 April '69, Pat McMahon
May 1952, Ike Rehurt, Kay's Cat, Crow's Nest, Alex Edwards, Orchards, Rabbit and Bavtow
Rooster, Bev's Park Street Church, Mikomi Wildlife, Zanzibar, Reykjavik, Capt. Wh
Extent: Ap. 800 slides
Peggy & Bel, Redwood Falls, Horvaths, For Scratching, Misc. Eric, Ann Mart, Isa
leaves, San Francisco, Balto-Washington, Hurlocks & Hopkins, Chicago, Betty's Wedding,
Spring, Summer, Anchors Aweigh, Moon, Garden, USNA, Wedding Fall.
Hartmans, John the Rabbit, Beer Easter 1971, USNA, Debaugh, N.H., V.T., Main, Mass,
Mannassas, Airforce Rejects, Conklins, Far, Fall Mosher, Flowers, Animals, Electronic
Music, Music, Westchester.
Extent: Ap. 715-730 slides
Flowers, A.C., Scenes to Paint, Barnyard, Models, Portraits, Music, Reproduced
Non-Maryland: England, Greece, Mexico, American Southwest.
Non-Maryland and Flowers: South America, Europe, Iceland, Marine Corps, At.
Extent: Ap. 760 slides, 1 news clip
Misc. & Family.
Extent: Ap. 780-800 slides
Noble's Garden, Stewart's House, Ann Mackenzie's Family, Greece, Spain, New England,
Reception Mary & Gordy.
Extent: Ap. 780 slides
Ann Gillain 1952, Atlantic City, Valley Forge, Dept. of Agri., Chapel Hill N.C.,
Rehobeth, Apache Trail, Nancy Speed, Verona, Roman Forum, Marvel, Nina, Lincoln Center,
Images of integration
Extent: Box contains duplicates.