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Camille Bullock Collection of Lantern Slides

Identifier: 2015-0030

Scope and Content Note

This collection of approximately 200 lantern slides covers a range of material and is divided into four primary content groups: The Holy Land, International Domestic and Industrial Environments, A survey of pedagogical images, and Fine Arts. The collection's of images on the Holy Land occupies the largest portion of the materials (close to half of the total slides). Slides in this collection are both hand-made and manufactured. Those slides that are manufactered were produced by Underwood & Underwood, T.H. McAllister, Projections de la Maison de la Braun.

This collection is of particular interest to researchers interested in early twentieth century representations and interpretation of international spaces, from a cultural (specfically Judeo-Chrisitian), sociological, and anthroplogical perspective.


  • 1900-1920


200 item (approximately 200 lantern slides 6 boxes)

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Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has additional Lantern Slides in as well as the Magic Lantern apparatus in the following collections: Magic Lantern Collection 1980.0042 and the Alfred E. Moss Collection 1990.0031

For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
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Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US