The Edmond Spencer Blackburn Papers contains photographs, biographies, correspondence, genealogical charts and Blackburn's obituary. Some items pertain to the Jones family, who are related to the Blackburn family by marriage. Selected letters, although handwritten, were copied by Mattie Blackburn Jones. It also contains biographies about Blackburn, correspondence, genealogical information, a cartoon and an obituary, organized by subject. Correspondence is mostly regarding Blackburn's death. Photographs include fourteen photographs of the Blackburn family and two magazine photographs. Ten photographs are unidentified. The identified individuals are Edmond Spencer Blackburn, Louise Parker Blackburn, Jeannette Dargan. Photographs are of various sizes. One frame was removed from the 6" x 4" photograph of Louise Parker Blackburn.