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Matlock (Peter Young) Lantern Slides of Latin America
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Peter Young Matlock Lantern Slides of Latin America
    Creator: Matlock, Peter Y. (Peter Young)
    Identifier/Call Number: D-558
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): circa 1920-1939
    Abstract: Collection consists of 92 black and white lantern slides of the countries Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, and Chile taken in the 1920s and 1930s by Peter Young Matlock. Peter Young Matlock owned a clothing store in Buffalo, New York until 1976.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.


    Peter Young Matlock was the owner of a men's clothing store in Buffalo, New York who traveled widely in Latin America.

    Scope and Content

    92 lantern slides show Latin American countires taken in the 1920s and 1930s. Particularly interesting are the slides of the Panama Canal.


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Patricia C. Inouye processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Peter Y. Matlock, II, 2012.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Peter Young Matlock Lantern Slides of Latin America, D-558, Special Collections, UC Davis Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    South America -- Pictorial works
    Central America -- Pictorial works
    Panama Canal (Panama) -- Pictorial works
    Panama Canal (Panama) -- History