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Keystone View Company Collection Tour of the World, circa 1892-1933, 1936

Title
Keystone View Company Collection Tour of the World, circa 1892-1933, 1936
ID
MS 00008
Extent
4.75 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a full set of stereoviews from the Keystone View Comapny's "Tour of the World" series.  The set includes stereoview images from six continents, excluding Antartica. The scenes capture diverse people, monuments, and landscapes.  Each stereoview has a description of the scene located on the back.  The descriptions are often ethno-centric towards non-western cultures.  Points of interest include European-controlled Africa, the Middle East before the creation of Israel, and Germany in between the World Wars. The collection also includes a company guidebook from 1936.
Arrangement
The stereoviews are arranged in order by manufacture number. A guidebook printed by the Keystone View Comapny follows the stereoviews.
Creators
Keystone View Company
Administrative/Biographical History
The Keystone View Company was a major distributor of stereographic images and was located in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Author: Keystone View Company
Subjects
Africa
Asia
United States
Canada
Europe
Mexico
Middle East
South America
Genres
Stereographs
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
12/2010.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers.Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: purchase.
Acc. 2010.778 was received by Special Collections in December 2010.
Related Materials
Kelvin Ramsey Collection of Stereoviews and Lantern Slides, Acc. 2014.193.
Preferred Citation
Keystone View Company Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
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