Stereographic library tour of the world

Stereographic library tour of the world

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Keystone View Company.
Title: Stereographic library tour of the world
Dates: circa 1930
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (2 cartons)
Abstract:The collection consists of 600 stereographic cards with scenes of the world, plus two viewers. Views of various countries are depicted as well as views of different occupations. These were printed by Keystone View Company. Also included is the book "A Trip Around the World through the Telebinocular" edited by Burton Holmes, which has a title list, stereograph poems, an extensive subject classification listing, a brief biographical glossary, a geography parallels chart, and an index.
Coll. Number: ms1143

Biographical/Historical Note

In turn of the century America, the Keystone View Company was a major distributor of stereographic images. Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, the business help supply educational and comic/sentimental stereoviews as well as stereoscopes. It led the world in stereographic sales by 1905. Founded in 1892, the company closed in 1963.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Stereoscopic photographs.
Stereoscopic views.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Stereographic library tour of the world, MS 1143. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
CartonItem
11Book, "A Trip Around the World" (Index)
 
2Volumes I to VI
 
3Viewer
 
CartonItem
21Volumes VII to XII
 
2Viewer