German Glass Slides Collection
This collection consists of 80 glass lantern slides presumably used by the German department at Lawrence during the late 19th or early 20th century. Slides depict architecture and scenery from different regions in Germany, dating from around the turn of the century.
- circa 1890-1920
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.
Biographical or Historical Information
Slides in this collection appear to have been gathered from several different vendors. Some of the slides contain the following notes: "Made in France expressly for T.H. McAllister, Manuf'g Optician, 49 Nassau Street, N.Y." "Vues sur verre pour le stéréoscope et la projection. Lévy & Ses Fils, 44, Rue Letellier, Paris" "William, Brown & Earle, 918 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, U.S.A."
Physical Access Requirements
Many of the slides are cracked and may not be accessible for use.
Method of Acquisition
Slides had been in a box in the office of Hans Ternes, emeritus professor of German. Ternes transferred them to the Archives upon his retirement in 2012.
Processed by Jenni Roesch and Erin Dix, 2012.
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