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Lantern Slides of Southern California, Canada, and Other Miscellaneous Topics
photCL 518  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lantern Slides of Southern California, Canada, and Other Miscellaneous Topics
    Dates: ca. 1890-1930
    Collection Number: photCL 518
    Creator/Collector: Unknown
    Extent: 71 lantern slides in 3 boxes; lantern slides 8 x 10 cm. (3 x 4 in.). See itemized list under "Additional collection guides"
    Repository: Huntington Library. Photo Archives
    Abstract: These lantern slides make up a group of mostly unidentified slides created by unknown photographers. Many slides show people, children, scenery, and farming; these scenes appear to be in the southern California area.
    Language of Material: English


    Access is granted to qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact the Curator of Photographs at the Huntington Library.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Lantern Slides of Southern California, Canada, and Other Miscellaneous Topics. Huntington Library. Photo Archives

    Acquisition Information

    In house. 2012

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Among the identified slides are Mission San Gabriel; Champlain Monument in Quebec, Canada; a 1798 letter to the Maryland Free Masons; the steamship “Parisian” in Liverpool, England; Palmdale, California train station; the 1925 Santa Barbara earthquake; and Lucky Baldwin’s Ranch in Arcadia, California.

    Indexing Terms

    Hollister Ranch (Calif.)
    Mission San Gabriel Arcangel (San Gabriel, Calif.)
    Arcadia (Calif.)
    Palmdale (Calif.)
    Québec (Québec)
    Santa Barbara (Calif.)
    Lantern slides

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