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Finding Aid of the Collection of Stereoscopic Views
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Stereoscopic Views,
    Date (inclusive): 1850-1920
    Collection number: 2050
    Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side. By the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular. The collection consists primarily of American stereographs by numerous photographers and publishers and several stereofilms of various European locations.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Stereoscopic Views (Collection 2050). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side; by the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular; when properly viewed, stereographs give the sense of a three dimensional scene.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists primarily of American stereographs. The collection includes stereoscopic views by numerous photographers and publishers. Also includes several stereofilms of various European locations.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Stereoscopic views.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Stereographs.
    Stereoscopic photographs.