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Lantern Slides

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Glass Slides used as Teaching Aids, Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh

Identifier: Coll-1110
Scope and Contents

The glass slides (black and white) are approx. 82mm x 82mm in size, some made by Newton and Co., Fleet Street, London, and some by Lizars, Edinburgh, and are on various subjects and themes including: slides that can be used for French language instruction; Magna Carta; English sovereigns/rulers; classical Rome; classical Greece; archaeological sites such as Stonehenge; Middle Eastern locations; abbeys; Tudor period; Elizabethans; and the Reformation.

Dates: 1890-1910

Collection of loose lantern slide negatives, Undated

Identifier: Coll-1255/8/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains data from experiments with antigens of Paramecium aurelia, population experiments with Paramecium, supernatants, hybridorms and cloning, mating induction with Euplotes and data relating to work with Sodsri Thaithong et al on pyrimethamine and Plasmodium falciparum, and a collection of lantern slide negatives.

Dates: Undated

Glass slides collected by Stanley Cavaye

Identifier: Coll-1328
Scope and Contents

The glass slides measuring approximately 8.5 cms x 8.5 cms show classical scenes largely of 19th century Italy, a 'Grand tour of Italy' in effect - Rome and the Vatican, Venice, Vesuvius, Pompeii, Florence, Pisa, Naples, and the Italian Lakes. Some of the scenes are hand-coloured.

Dates: 1880-1920

Lantern slides, 1920

Identifier: Coll-705/7
Scope and Contents There are six bundles of lantern slides relating to Marjorie Rackstraw's war relief service in Russia. Photographer is unknown. Some slides include messages to encourage those in London to aid in the efforts, and include images of victims of the war, and places in Russia, as well as slides of text describing how and why it is Great Britain’s duty to assist in this aid. Others are images of children and families who are refugees of the famine. It may be of note that the lists Marjorie...
Dates: 1920

Lantern slides representing sporting events

Identifier: Coll-1996
Content Description

This is a collection of thirty lantern slides (8.5 cm sq.) which cover a number of training style poses and sporting/athletic events such as running, shot put throw, high jump, rope pulling, and hurdles. There is no accompanying description, but they appear to be connected with the University of Edinburgh. The Scottish athlete Eric Liddell, who studied at the University in 1920-1924, appears in some of them.

Dates: 1920s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles S. Plumb, 08 November 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/118
Scope and Contents

Plumb asks Ewart for a copy of a paper which he presented to the Royal Society in 1902 on a new species of horse. He mentions that he has used lantern slides in his own lectures showing some of Ewart's work on telegony and regrets not introducing himself to Ewart at the Royal Agricultural Show at York in 1900. He mentions his own work in the instruction in breeds, breeding, feeding and management of domestic animals at Ohio State University.

Dates: 08 November 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 23 November 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/119
Scope and Contents

Osborn requests some lantern slides to be made up for him from Ewart's negatives. He recommends that Ewart asks Sir William Turner to write to the Secretary of the Carnegie Institution to confirm that Carnegie has approved of their trip to Mexico.

Dates: 23 November 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 30 November 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/120
Scope and Contents

Osborn confirms that he is continuing to gather information regarding his and Ewart's trip to Mexico in February 1905. He also writes that he would like slides made of Ewart's original drawings representing the ontogeny of the horse.

Dates: 30 November 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 12 May 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/8
Scope and Contents

Osborn writes that he is sending Ewart the slides he selected in return for those Ewart sent him. He is writing an article on the peculiarities of the Arab skeleton which he will publish in Science. He is also publishing a brief description of their observations on horses in Mexico.

Dates: 12 May 1905