Glass Plate Negatives
Held at: Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives [Contact Us]1515 Arch Street, 10th Floor, Philadelphia, PA
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Items included in this collection are of the glass plate negative format or the "Woodburytype" lantern slides. Subject matter covered includes the Pennypack region, RittenhouseTown, Fairmount Park races, and East and West Fairmount Park- all circa the late 19th Century.
This collection is divided into four series based on origin, subject matter and format- The Edward and William Wharton Smith Collection, RittenhouseTown images, Fairmount Park Races images, and Woodbury Lantern Slides.
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- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research. Due to the fragility of the format, supervision by the staff archivist is required. All decisions regarding use will be at the discretion of the staff archivist.
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