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Glass plate negatives

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope 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 8 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Annie Jump Cannon

Collection 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.

E.E. Southard papers

Collection Identifier: GA 81
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,...

Emerson family photographs and miniatures

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 2911
Overview: Contains daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, glass plate negatives, and miniatures of members of the Emerson family.

Glass plate negatives of the southern Russian empire and its people

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection 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.

Harvard Theatre Collection of Marshall the Mystic papers and photographs

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Thr 1893
Overview: Papers, photographs, and ephemera documenting Robert Marshall, an American performer known as Marshall the Mystic.

L. Vernon Briggs papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c162
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...

Louis Charles Christopher Krieger glass plate negatives

Collection Identifier: far00020
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....

Salvadore and Giuseppe Salvadori records

Collection Identifier: BER-22
Scope and Contents: The papers provide a detailed view of the Salvadori business activities over nearly half a century. The bulk of documents, such as letters, cables, ledgers, account books, inventories and invoices, gives a vivid and precise account of their commerce in art, the management of the firm, and the individuals involved. Series 1 (52 boxes + 11 photograph albums + loose prints + photographic equipment) includes a large number of glass plate negatives related to the different artworks the firm dealt...