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Lantern slides

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Photographic lantern slide collection

Identifier: L07
Scope and Contents Lantern slides have their origins in optical projection devices dating to the seventeenth century, yet their widespread use did not begin until after the advent of the wet collodion photographic process by Frederick Scott Archer in the late 1840s. As the nineteenth century progressed, lantern slides with photographic images quickly became popular forms of public and private education and entertainment. The Photographic Lantern Slide collection is a source of visual imagery that spans the...
Dates: Created: 1902-1929; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1995

Rita B. and James Lassiter botany collection

Identifier: MS-2016-09

This Rita B. and James Lassiter botany collection primarily contains publications, writings, photographs, and pictures of John Kunkel Small. These items focus on botanical subjects, as well as natural environments of the United States and the Bahamas.

Dates: Created: 1895-1975; Other: Date acquired: 01/28/2016