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Lantern slides

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Magic Lantern Collection

Identifier: 1980-0042
Abstract Magic lantern refers to a device for projecting still images on a surface popularized in the nineteenth century. Originally slides were hand painted but became photographic in the 1850s. This collection of magic lanterns and lantern slides was assembled by George H. White of Hobart, Indiana. The collection includes two magic lanterns and examples of hand painted and photographic lantern slides of varying styles, including stereo slides, circular and panorama children's slides, single and...
Dates: 1835-1911; Majority of material found within 1850-1911

Albert E. Moss Collection

Identifier: 1990-0031

Mr. Albert E. Moss was a faculty member at Connecticut Agricultural College (now the University of Connecticut) for twenty-nine years. He is best known for his work in the field of Forestry. Focus of the collection is survey work on the transfer of land to and from the University of Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1761-1978 ; Majority of material found within 1910-1965

Richard Scarry Papers

Identifier: 1997-0048

The Richard Scarry Papers contain materials related to Scarry himself, but the majority of the archives pertains to the creation, production, and distribution of his books for children. The archives contains materials and correspondence concerning Scarry's early work, with Western Publishing and Little Golden Books, beginning in the 1950s. A greater amount of material concerns the works produced by Scarry during his later association with Random House.

Dates: undated, 1946-1997

George Safford Torrey Papers

Identifier: 1982-0008

George Safford Torrey was born 14 March 1891 in Boston, Massachusetts. Torrey was hired in 1915 as an instructor of Botany at the Connecticut Agricultural College and in 1928 received tenure and was appointed Head of the Botany Department. Torrey retired from the University in 1953 and died in 1977.

Dates: undated, 1910-1980