Columbia University Archives
 

Lantern slide collection, 1728-1918

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0081
Bib ID 13599787 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Archives
Title Lantern slide collection, 1728-1918
Physical Description 4.33 linear feet (13 lantern slide boxes (over 800 slides) and 1 document box)
Language(s) English .
Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Description

Summary

Lantern slides depicting copies of photographs, published images, and original photographs comprise this collection. Slides are arranged into subject series: Alumni, Artifacts, Athletics, Buildings and Grounds, Cartoons, Class of 1882 (Arts), Class of 1883 (Arts), Class of 1883 (Mines), Columbia Club, Documents, Events, 49th Street Campus, Morningside Campus, Park Place Campus, Portraits, Students' Songs, and World War I (1914-1918). Unidentified miscellaneous slides are housed at the end of the last box.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

The photographic prints of the bulk of the collection can be found in the Historical Photograph Collection. For more information about these fragile artifacts, please contact the University Archivist at uarchives@columbia.edu.

Related Materials

Historical Photograph collection, 1858- (UA#0003) and the Class Photograph Albums Collection, 1856-1902 (UA#0131).

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in November 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Lantern slides Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

The lantern slides in this collection are assumed to be part of an earlier slide library since they bear call numbers and were housed in wooden catalog drawers. Dates indicate the item photographed and not necessarily the date of slide creation. Date of transfer to University Archives is unknown.