Stereograph collection

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Stereograph collection


  • 1844-1972 (Creation)


3.00 Linear Feet, 7.00 Boxes

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Scope and content

This collection combines from many sources stereographs from people connected to Kansas State University, as well as one record box of stereoscopes with miscellaneous parts in various conditions. The Morse Department of Special Collections created the alphabetical arrangement and storage of this collection.

System of arrangement

Alphbetical by Stereographer or Stereograph Company.

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

No access restriction:  All materials are open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Finding aids

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Custodial history

2017-18.039 - 1447 stereographs from Elmer T. Jones stereograph collection
U2004.21 - 4 stereographs added from Patricia J. O'Brien papers (Keystone)

Immediate source of acquisition

Acqusition Source: Various

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Specialized notes

  • Citation: [Item title], [item date], Stereograph collection, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.
  • Processing information: Boxes 8, 9, and 10 were given numbers after acquisition and do not follow original order.

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Description control element

Rules or conventions

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Amy Wedel
Processing Info: Processed by Amy Wedel, student processor at Kansas State University, 2017

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