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Williams (Mary Floyd) Lantern Slides
2005-1  
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Description
This collection of lantern slides includes slides prepared by Mary Floyd Williams from publications as well as from her own photography. Correspondence and receipts from travels in Southeast Asia in the 1920s and 1930s. A typewritten inventory of the slides indicates the source of each image.
Background
Mary Floyd Williams received a PhD from UC Berkeley in 1919 with her dissertation "History of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851: a study of social control on the California frontier in the days of the gold rush." She traveled extensively in Southeast Asia in the 1920s and 1930s, and was registered as a lecturer for UC Extension in Berkeley in the 1940s.
Extent
629 lantern slides, 2 folders correspondence and ephemera, 1 bound inventory.
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Collection is open for research. Please contact the Center for availability.