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Lantern slides from the Geography Department, U.C. Berkeley [graphic].
BANC PIC 2013.045; BANC PIC 2013.045
Collection Overview

Title:

Lantern slides from the Geography Department, U.C. Berkeley

Creator/Contributor:

University of California, Berkeley, Department of Geography., creator

Abstract:

Geography Department teaching slides from the early 20th century. Includes some reproductions of maps, but chiefly photographic landscape views in the American West and Mexico, as well as topics such as regional industry, glaciation, physiography, erosion, water, seismology and volcanism, meteorology, etc.

Date:

circa 1900-1930? (issued)

Note:

Some slides were produced by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
The majority are labelled with scene identifications and an alphabetic classification scheme. For example: A = maps (subdivided further by letters for topic and region); C = landforms; H = meteorology; NA = North America (views); NB = USA views (NB s = Arizona); NZ = American industry. No complete key to the scheme has been located.
UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
Gift; Dept. of Geography; 2012.

Type:

graphic
Lantern slides.

Physical Description:

graphic
1 file cabinet (ca. 3,375 lantern slides), 2 cardfile boxes (ca. 175 lantern slides) : some hand-colored.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC PIC 2013.045
BANC PIC 2013.045

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.

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