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Kelvin Ramsey Collection of Lantern Slides and Stereoviews, 1874-1938 and undated

Title
Kelvin Ramsey Collection of Lantern Slides and Stereoviews, 1874-1938 and undated
ID
MS 00009
Extent
2.45 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents
This collection contains lantern slides and stereoviews collected by Kelvin Ramsey. The bulk of the lantern slides feature landscapes in Virginia, including Mount Vernon, Williamsburg, Yorktown, and Jamestown. There are also images of tobacco plants and other aspects of growing and treating tobacco. The stereoviews were distributed by various companies, including Melander and Brothers, Keystone and Company, Bell and Brother, and D.H. Anderson. The images cover various historic sites and monuments in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, such as Arlington National Cemetery, Harper's Ferry, the White House, the College of William and Mary, Jamestown, and Fort Monroe.
Creators
Ramsey, Kelvin Wheeler

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
12/03/2014.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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: Gift of Kelvin Ramsey, class of 1979.
Related Materials
Keystone View Company Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library
Preferred Citation
Kelvin Ramsey Collection of Lantern Slides and Stereoviews, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
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