Inventory of Peter Young Lantern Slides of Latin America

Young, Peter
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: Young, Peter
Title: Peter Young Lantern Slides of Latin America
Date: circa 1920-1939
Extent: .4 linear ft.
Abstract: Collection consists of 92 black and white lantern slides of the countries, Nicaragua, Panama, Columbia and Chile taken in the 1920's and 1930's by Peter Young. Peter Young 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.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Department of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-558
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.


Peter Young 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 1920's and 1930's. Particularly interesting are the slides of the Panama Canal.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Young, Peter--Archives.
Canal (Panama)--History-Pictorial works
South America--Pictorial works
Central America--Pictorial works


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 Young Matlock, Nephew of Peter Young.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Peter Young Lantern slides of Latin America circa 1920-1939 , D-558, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All 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 Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis 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 by the researcher.

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