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North American Indian cultures collection
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Collection of Glass Slides of North American Indian Cultures
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1910
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet (3 oversize boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1890-1925
    Abstract: An artificial collection of commercially produced glass slides depicting various North American Indian cultures.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    General Physical Description note: 3 oversize glass slide boxes
    Language of Material: English .

    Restrictions on Access

    This collection is closed until 2023 for a holistic assessement by the Center for Primary and Research and Training and UCLA Library staff.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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 glass slides of North American Indian cultures (Collection Number 1919). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Purchase, 1974.

    Processing information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    Processed by Benjamin Formaker-Olivas and Lilace Hatayama, June 2012.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9970471983606533 

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of commercially produced black and white and hand-colored glass slides depicting various aspects of North American Indian cultures, primarily Alaskan, Northwest, Southwest and Plains nations. Commercial slide companies represented include Keystone View Co., McIntosh Battery & Optical Co. and Photo Art S & S Co.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Photographic Studio
    2. Subject

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    North American Indians.