Scope and Content
Language of Material:
University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
Title: Peter Young Matlock Lantern Slides of Latin America
Matlock, Peter Y. (Peter Young)
Identifier/Call Number: D-558
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.
Patricia C. Inouye processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.
Gift of Peter Y. Matlock, II, 2012.
[Identification of item], Peter Young Matlock Lantern Slides of Latin America, D-558, Special Collections, UC Davis
Library, University of California, Davis.
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