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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],
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Series 2: 8 by 10 inch slides, circa 1920
Box 4
Item 1: Mu Phi Epsilon sorority, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 2: Room decorated with hanging vines and lanterns, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 3: A (student?) band, ca. 1920
Item 4: Lawrence College Band, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Band marches down College Ave., Main Hall in the background
Item 5: Group of men (students?), ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 6: Room interior, Phi Mu sorority?, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 7: Room interior, ca. 1920
Item 8: Room interior Tau Alpha Sigma [Phi Kappa Tau] fraternity?, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 9: Women in a gymnasium, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 10: Room interior, ca. 1920
Item 11: Room interior (dorm room?), ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 12: Drawing/sketch of cabin in the woods, ca. 1920
Item 13: Main Hall and surrounding community, ca. 1860
Item 14: "Old football field near Wire Works", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 15: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Man and woman in costume in front of Memorial Chapel
Item 16: Student wearing "L" sweater, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Larry Singer '23?
Item 17: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Women in costume in front of Memorial Chapel
Item 18: "Original organ in Chapel (1918)", ca. 1918View associated digital content.
Item 19: Basketball/soccer (?) team, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
"Center front - Myrtle Basing ['23]"
Item 20: Lawrence College Growth in Attendance, 1886-1922, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 21: Group of men (students?), ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 22: "Men's Glee club late 1920s", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 23: Men's athletic team, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 24: Football field and stands, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Box 5
Item 25: Russell Sage Cottage interior, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 26: View of campus, Alexander Gym I, Stephenson Hall and Ormsby Hall, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 27: Walk in front of Main Hall, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 28: Trees on Main Hall green, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 29: Main Hall green, 2/22/1922View associated digital content.
Item 30: Memorial Chapel, winter, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
View from the Main Hall cupola?
Item 31: Main Hall and trees, winter, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 32: Fox River, Stephenson Hall in background, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 33: Main Hall green, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 34: The Rock, painted "'25," on Main Hall green, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 35: Fox River, ca. 1920
Item 36: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Men in costume in front of Memorial Chapel
Item 37: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Women in costume in front of Memorial Chapel
Item 38: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Three women and two men in costume in front of Memorial Chapel
Item 39: "Dean's studio - Peabody Hall", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 40: "Dean's studio - Peabody Hall", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 41: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Men and women in costume in front of Memorial Chapel
Item 42: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Women in Victorian costume in front of Memorial Chapel
Item 43: "Dean's studio - Peabody Hall", ca. 1920
Item 44: "Old Recital Hall - Peabody Hall during WWI", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 45: "Old Main Hall chapel on 3rd floor (old plan)", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Dance?
Item 46: "Present Chapel stage", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Students seated on stage
Item 47: Sage Hall, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 48: "Girls gym" - Alexander Gym I, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Box 6
Item 49: Sage Hall interior, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 50: "Main Hall with ivy", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 51: "Peabody House", ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 52: Memorial Chapel, ca. 1920
Item 53: Sage Hall, ca. 1920
Item 54: Underwood Observatory, ca. 1920
Item 55: "Stephenson Hall of Science, pre-1940s", ca. 1920
Item 56: Carnegie Library, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 57: "House on Kimball St.", ca. 1920
Item 58: Chapel interior, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 59: Man and dog in a decorated car, ca. 1920
Item 60: Lawrence College Girls' Glee Club, parade float, ca. 1920View associated digital content.
Item 61: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Women in costume outside of Memorial Chapel
Item 62: Men and women in a parade float, ca. 1920
Item 63: Scene from Historical Pageant, 1922View associated digital content.
Men and women in colonial costume in front of Memorial Chapel

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