Domestic Life Glass Photograph Collection, 1900

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
circa 1900
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art historical subjects and may be academic lecture materials.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Organization by plate size. Unarranged at this time.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The lantern slides and glass photographs include miscellaneous family photographs and portraits, photographs of buildings, and art historical subjects.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Archives Center, NMAH staff.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research use on site.,Contact David Haberstich, Head of Photographic Collections, for an appointment.,As this collection is glass, it must be handled with extreme care. Researchers must handle the material with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Domestic Life Glass Photograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Photographs available for reproduction. Most probably in public domain. Fees for commercial use.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Domestic Life.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- History -- Lectures Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicago (Ill.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floods -- 1910-1920 -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides -- Lectures Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1900-1920 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. Paul (Minn.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives