|Columbia University Archives|
At a Glance
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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
Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in November 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.
History / Biographical 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.