Stereographic tour of the world

Stereographic tour of the world

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Keystone View Company.
Title: Stereographic tour of the world
Dates: circa 1930
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet 2 boxes
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.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 600 stereographic cards with scenes of the world, plus two stereoscopes. Views of various countries are depicted as well as views of different occupations.


Index Terms

Stereographs.

General Notes

The accompanying copy of A trip around the world through the telebinocular, edited by Burton Holmes, has been cataloged and can be requested through GIL. The call number is TR199 .H6 1930.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Stereographs and stereoscope, circa 1930
 
Box
2Stereographs and stereoscope, circa 1930