Lantern Slides of Southern California, Canada, and Other Miscellaneous Topics

ca. 1890-1930


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

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

Publication Rights

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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

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

Additional collection guides