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New England Glaciation Collection, circa 1893 Glass Plate Negatives

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Subject:
Crosby, William Otis 1850-1925  Search this
Farrington, Oliver C (Oliver Cummings) 1864-1933  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Date:
1893
circa 1893
Notes:
None.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
This collection consists of glass plate negatives depicting various aspects of glaciation in New England states. The negatives were used in the United States National Museum's geology exhibition at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Apparently, they were taken by William Otis Crosby and Oliver Cummings Farrington and purchased by the USNM for exhibition at Chicago.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007460
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217613