Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Magic Lantern Slide Collection, circa 1900-1935

Animated children's slide extracted from the Magic Lantern Slide Collection.

Information and Credits

P 291

The Magic Lantern Slide Collection consists of several sets of magic lantern slides as well as one set of glass-mounted 2x2 slides that were probably used for home entertainment or educational purposes. The collection includes images of artwork, a children's story, drawings of animals and birds, and photographs of farms in Alabama.

Scope and Content Note


2 cubic feet, including 141 items; 4 boxes

Related Papers

The Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slides (P 217) consist of slide sets assembled and loaned by the Oregon State System of Higher Education General Extension Division. The Special Collections & Archives Research Center holdings include lantern slides and glass mounted 2x2 slides in a variety of photograph collections.

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