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Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs

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Identifier: MSS 16424

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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.

Dates

  • 1890s-1920s

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Historical Note

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.

Source: https://www.beselerphoto.com.

Extent

1.2 Cubic Feet (1 cubic box, 1 half-width document box)

Arrangement

The materials within the collection are arranged by catalog number.
Title
Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
9 August 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States