Glass plate negatives
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Sheets of glass coated with light-sensitive emulsion that have been exposed and developed, and that are intended as matrices for the creation of positive photographic prints on another support.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUGFP 125
Overview: The collection documents both the personal and professional life of Annie Jump Cannon, the first astronomer to systematically classify the stars. It contains diaries, autobiographical writings, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs, relating to her life and career.
Overview: The E.E. Southard papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1905-1920 (bulk), reflect the late-career work of E.E. (Elmer Ernest) Southard (1876-1920), a neuropathologist and pathologist for the state of Massachusetts. Southard was the administrator for the first psychopathic department at the Boston State Hospital and worked with Myrtelle Canavan (1879-) and Mary Jarrett (1877-1961) to develop the field of psychiatric social work. He was also Chief Pathologist for the Massachusetts state asylum system,...
FOUND IN: Houghton Library / Collection: Emerson family photographs and miniatures / Series: IV. Glass negativesItem — Box 2, item: 4Identifier: MS Am 2911
Scope and Contents: Probably Florence Emerson Forbes. Title derived from manuscript note on included envelope. Also written on envelope "Copy for Mrs. Forbes [a.k.a. Edith Emerson Forbes]."
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection Identifier: MS Russ 153
Overview: Negatives probably taken by a French tourist documenting street life in Russia and the Caucasus in the late 19th century.
FOUND IN: Houghton Library / Collection: Emerson family photographs and miniatures / Series: IV. Glass negativesItem — Box 2, item: 8Identifier: MS Am 2911
Scope and Contents: Lidian Jackson Emerson arranging flowers. Title derived from manuscript note on included envelope. Also written on envelope "Mrs. Wm. H. Forbes [a.k.a. Edith Emerson Forbes]." Stamped on envelope: "C. H. Currier, 50 Bromfield Street, Boston."
Overview: The collection reflects the professional work and the personal interests of psychiatrist and reformer Lloyd Vernon Briggs. As well as being a practicing psychiatrist, Briggs was an advocate for the reform of the asylum system in Massachusetts. He worked on reforms of the procedures for the committal of patients and the confinement of those suspected to be mentally ill, and he advocated requiring formal training for both attending physicians and attendants in psychiatric institutions. Briggs was...
Scope and Content:: This collection consists of glass plate negatives used by Krieger while illustrating “Icones Farlowianae.” Some negatives are clearly labeled with the photographer’s name. Some labels are unclear and may indicate the collector of the specimen rather than the photographer. Negatives are numbered; however, it is unknown if the numbers indicate a series of negatives or samples or correspond to plates in the finished work. The collection also contains related correspondence....