Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs
Scope and Contents Note
The Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs (1890s-1920; 1.2 cubic feet) document a portion of the titular company's product line at the turn of the 20th century. The collection consists of ten albums--about 950 lantern slide prints in total--on a variety of topics. Many photographs are of historical and Christian figures, while others range from architecture and engineering diagrams to landscapes and artwork.
- Creation: 1890s-1920s
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
The Charles Beseler Company was founded in 1869 and sold a variety of slide and photographic equipment. The company remains active producing darkroom equipment to this day, and is headquartered in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
1.2 Cubic Feet (1 cubic box, 1 half-width document box)
The materials within the collection are arranged by catalog number.
- Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs
- Tanner Greene
- 9 August 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
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