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T. H. McCallister collection of lantern slide projectors

T. H. McCallister collection of lantern slide projectors

Dates: approximately 1890

Collection includes two lantern slide projectors from around 1890. The design was developed by T.H. McAllister and patented in 1886 and 1887, and was marketed under the name "New York Model Magic Lantern." The projectors are complete with wick lamps, chimneys, oil boxes, lenses, and accompanying slides.

  • Extent: 2 items (1.66 linear ft.)
  • Creator: McAllister, T. H.
  • Call Number: MSS 3717
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection of lantern slide projectors must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3717; T. H. McCallister collection of lantern slide projectors; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3717, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Robert L. Wright; 2005.
Subject Terms
Artifacts; Material Types
Genre / Form
Lantern slides; Projectors
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3717
Finding Aid Title
Collection of lantern slide projectors
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:21-0700
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu