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Friends Historical Library collected miscellaneous lantern slides, glass negatives, and other formats

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-199
Overview

This collection contains assorted lantern slides from various sources and places. These include: Joseph Schmoe Collection; Spence Etchings; National Parks; George A. Hoadley Travel Collection; Flowers and Gardens; Unidentified and uncategorized Swarthmore Borough Gardens

Dates: 1890 - 1930

Sydney Hunt collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1235
Overview This collection consists of 101 glass lantern slides, taken by Sydney Hunt and C. (Khalil) Raad in the 1930s in Palestine. Sydney Hunt traveled through Palestine and Germany in the 1920s. He purchased some of the slides from Raad, a professional photographer, and took others himself. Also included in this collection is a draft of Hunt's book The Joyful Traveler: Wanderings of Sydney Hunt, 1932-1934, with hand corrections. Hunt had written this manuscript in...
Dates: 1930-2004

Non-Quaker Lantern Slides

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1255
Overview

This collection consists of a large number of glass lantern slides on a variety of nonfiction subjects. Subjects include Roman ruins in Italy, various largely European countries, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, and biographical images of various American and English historical figures.

Dates: n.d.

Swarthmore College Lantern Slide and Glass Plate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-198
Overview The collection of Swarthmore College lantern slides contains historic images of the College and Borough of Swarthmore and photographs of College events and activities. The core of the collection was the selection presented by Professor George A. Hoadley at the Alumni Banquet on June 9, 1917. An avid amateur photographer, he served as the president of the Swarthmore College Camera Club which sponsored an annual lantern slide exhibition. The lantern slides were created from a number of...
Dates: 1897 - 1931