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University Glass Slides Collection

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Lantern slides

8 by 10 inch slides



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Collection Overview

Title: University Glass Slides Collection, 1898-1930View associated digital content.

ID: LU-RG13/003

Primary Creator: Lawrence University

Extent: 240.0 Photographs

Arrangement:

Materials are arranged in two series and described at the item level:

1. Lantern slides, 1898 - circa 1930

2. 8 by 10 inch slides, circa 1920

Subjects: Lawrence University -- Buildings, Lawrence University -- Faculty and staff, Student life

Forms of Material: lantern slides, photographic transparencies

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of 240 glass slides depicting primarily Lawrence University buildings, grounds, students and faculty from 1898 to about 1930. The bulk of the items are lantern slides which were used for promotional presentations about Lawrence around the Midwest in the 1920s and 1930s. A second series consists of 8 by 10 inch slides; the provenance of these is unknown.

Subject/Index Terms

Lawrence University -- Buildings
Lawrence University -- Faculty and staff
Student life

Administrative Information

Repository: Lawrence University Archives

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

Physical Access Note: Several of the slides are cracked and may not be accessible for use.

Technical Access Note: Slides require a lightbox for viewing.

Acquisition Method: 34 lantern slides (numbers 85-118 in the "Circa 1930 slides" subseries) were acquired from a private seller and subsequently donated to the Archives by Thomas Sutter in 2011. The source, date, and method of acquisition for the remainder of the slides are unknown.

Preferred Citation: University Glass Slides Collection. LU-AV-003. Lawrence University Archives. Seeley G. Mudd Library, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Processing Information: Processed by Erin Dix, 2011. Slides were re-housed in acid-free sleeves and boxes, and many were scanned and saved as high-resolution .tiff files.


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[Series 1: Lantern slides, 1898-circa 1930],
[Series 2: 8 by 10 inch slides, circa 1920],
[All]

Series 1: Lantern slides, 1898-circa 1930
Sub-Series 1: Circa 1901-1910 slides
Slides in this set were boxed separately and had a pre-existing inventory upon processing. Many of the images appear to have been taken by photographer Dean Earl Smith, class of 1914 (attended Lawrence 1910-1912.)
Box 1
Item 1: The Rock and campus, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 2: Observatory, Sampson House, Smith House, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 3: Campus snow scene, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 4: Campus river scene, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 5: Ormsby Hall, Stephenson Hall, Main Hall, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 6: Girl on bridge, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 7: Main Hall front and elm walk, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 8: Main Hall from northwest, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 9: Main Hall at night, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 10: Main Hall east entrance, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 11: Main Hall east entrance, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 12: Main Hall picnic on yard, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 13: President's House (Sampson House), 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 14: President's House (Sampson House), 1901-1910
Item 15: Ormsby Hall, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 16: Ormsby Hall entrance, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 17: Ormsby Hall interior, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 18: Stephenson Hall, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 19: Stephenson Hall interior, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 20: Stephenson Hall interior, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Physics recitation room
Item 21: Science Hall fire - 1898, 1898View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 22: Science Hall and Observatory, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 23: Observatory, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 24: Alexander Gym I, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 24a: Alexander Gym I interior, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 25: Alexander Gym I interior with people, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 26: May Day 1910, 1910View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 27: May Day 1910, 1910View associated digital content.
Item 28: Brass band, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 29: Lawrence and Stevens Point football teams, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 30: Dorm interior (?), 1901-1910
Item 31: Dorm interior (?), 1901-1910
Item 32: Students (?), 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 33: Students (?), 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 34: Students swimming in river, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 35: Students swimming in river, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 36: Students on river, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 37: Student group (male), 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 38: Student group (female), 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 39: Bloomer girls, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 40: Faculty (?), 1901-1910
Item 41: Faculty (?), 1901-1910
Item 42: Street scene with bicyclist and wagon, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 43: Lawrence Street bridge over Drew Street, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 44: Lawrence Street bridge over Drew Street, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 45: River with cabin, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 46: River with boat, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 47: River with horse and cart, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 48: River and road, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 49: River and smoke stack, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 50: Industry, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 50a: Industry on river, dam, Kimberly Clark, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 51: Train and river, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 52: Industry on river, logs for paper mills, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 53: Train and river, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 54: Industry on river, logs for paper mills, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 55: Diagram of first hydroelectric station, 1901-1910View associated digital content.
Item 56: Soldiers training for Spanish-American War, 1898
Sub-Series 2: Circa 1930 slides
Slides in this set include informational slides.
Box 2
Item 1: Conservatory of Music studio, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 2: Institute of Paper Chemistry, Kimberly Memorial Library, 1932View associated digital content.
Item 3: Conservatory entrance, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 4: Junior rock, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 5: Lawrence Fraternities, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 6: Football game, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 7: Alexander Gym indoor track, South Campus, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 8: "The annual water pageant", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 9: Underwood Observatory, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 10: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Item 11: Alexander Gym II, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 12: Students and snow, February, 1929View associated digital content.
Item 13: "Girls Tennis champ", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 14: Alexander Gym II, rustic bridge, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 15: Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink receives doctor of music degree, 4/9/1927View associated digital content.
Item 16: Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink receives doctor of music degree, 4/9/1927View associated digital content.
Item 17: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Item 18: Alexander Gym I, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 19: "Winter sports are popular", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 20: Unidentified man, ca. 1930
Item 21: All College Day, 1930-1931, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 22: Homecoming 1930-1931, Sigma Phi Epsilon float, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 23: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Item 24: "The Queen and Attendants", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 25: "Celebration" students in costume, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 26: Lawrence Glee Club men in front of train, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 27: Students in costume, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 28: Students in costume, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 29: "Complete music courses from artist-teachers", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 30: Students on bridge, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 31: Group of women (students?), ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 32: Campus in winter, February, 1929View associated digital content.
Item 33: "The Wooden Soldiers", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 34: "Archery for men and women", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 35: Campus in winter with students, February, 1929View associated digital content.
Item 36: "Lawrence College - Extracurricular life", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 37: "Actual College Expenses", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 38: "Lawrence College - Buildings", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 39: Stephenson Hall of Science, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 40: "Musical Sororities", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 41: Campus in winter, February, 1929View associated digital content.
Item 42: Women in costume, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 43: Students in kitchen, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 44: "Campus on the Fox River", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 45: "Reading Room in Ormsby Hall", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 46: "Lawrence College - is affiliated with", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 47: Campus in winter with students, February, 1929View associated digital content.
Item 48: "The Sun Goddess", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 49: Students baking, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 50: "Lawrence College - Phi Beta Kappa", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 51: "Lawrence College - In 1932", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 52: "Lawrence College - Offers complete courses", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 53: "Lawrence Sororities", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 54: Institute of Paper Chemistry, 1931View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 55: Chapel pillars, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 56: "The Sun Goddess", ca. 1930
Item 57: Students (?) singing, ca. 1930
Item 58: Women in costume, ca. 1930
Item 59: "The Sun Goddess", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 60: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Box 3
Item 61: "Lawrence College", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 62: "At Brokaw Hall", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 63: Ralph Jerome Watts and William Emmett McPheeters, February, 1929View associated digital content.
Item 64: "College Row", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 65: All College Day, 1930-1931, freshman-sophomore games, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 66: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Item 67: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Item 68: Carnegie Library, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 69: Alexander Gym II, men's locker room, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 70: Alexander Gym II, handball court, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 71: "Parlor in Ormsby Hall, for freshman women", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 72: Peabody Cottage, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 73: Sage portico, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 74: "Lawrence's All-America forward, 1932", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 75: Flagpole, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 76: Ormsby porch, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 77: "Russell Sage foyer", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 78: Homecoming parade, 1930-1931, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 79: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Item 80: Homecoming 1930-1931, the freshmen, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 81: President Henry Wriston, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 82: Alexander Gym II, laying the cornerstone, 1928-11-27View associated digital content.
Item 83: "Student social center", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 84: Campus in winter with students, February, 1929View associated digital content.
Item 85: "You are cordially invited to Visit Lawrence", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 86: "Would you like a conference at your home?", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 87: "Off to Classes from Brokaw", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 88: "A Suite at Brokaw", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked
Item 89: "Little Theatre", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 90: "From my window at Sage", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 91: Men in dining hall, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 92: "Fossil Hunters", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 93: Four men and a telescope, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 94: Alexander Gymnasium with three men on the stairs, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 95: Group of students tobogganing, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 96: Track meet, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 97: A man and a woman with organ keyboard, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Physical Description: cracked - 2 pieces
Item 98: Women in dining hall, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 99: "Crowning of the May Queen", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 100: "Old Main at Homecoming", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 101: "From Main to Chapel", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 102: Memorial Chapel, front view, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 103: Memorial Chapel, side view, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 104: Brokaw entrance, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 105: Reading room, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 106: Library interior, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 107: Main Hall, front view, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 108: Science Hall, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 109: The pool, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 110: Gymnasium, main floor, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 111: Athletic field, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 112: Fraternity picnic, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 113: Conservatory of Music, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 114: Institute of Paper Chemistry, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 115: Institute of Paper Chemistry laboratory, ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 116: "Down River Walk", ca. 1930View associated digital content.
Item 117: "Cellulose Research Laboratory", ca. 1930
Item 118: "Library after Heavy Snow Fall", ca. 1930View associated digital content.

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[Series 1: Lantern slides, 1898-circa 1930],
[Series 2: 8 by 10 inch slides, circa 1920],
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