Wheeler collection of lantern slides : formerly held by the Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum, 412 Low Library, Columbia University.

Photographer
Wheeler, DeWitt C. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[New York, N.Y.] : [DeWitt C. Wheeler], 1911-1971.
Description
32 boxes ; 11.5 x 10 x 27.5 cm [most boxes].

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Subject(s)
Photographer
Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • 27 boxes of slides, 1 box of negatives, 3 boxes of ring-bound 3x5 card sets, and 1 box of empty original slide housings.
  • Access is provided by a listing of contents and an index of 3 ring-bound card sets. The slides are 3.5 x 4 inches (10 x 8.5 cm).
  • Called the 'Wheeler Slide Collection,' probably because these slides were made by the New York firm DeWitt C. Wheeler.
  • Boxes 22 and 23 have slides with the imprint of Edward Van Altena.
  • Box 29 has negatives with the following imprints: 'Baker's Art Gallery, Columbus, O.' ; 'Doris Ulmann' ; 'Falk 949 Broadway N.Y.' ; 'Frances Waite' [wife of Norman Bel Geddes] ; 'James & Bushnell, Seattle' ; 'Maurice Goldberg' ; 'Pincho NY' ; 'Sarony 256 Fifth Avenue New York' ; 'Soichi Sunami' ; 'Underwood & Underwood' ; 'Vandamm' ; 'White'.
  • Box 23 has 8 text slides of lyrics from a Civil War song, and Box 24 has 1.
  • For details on the Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum, see the records of the Museum (1910-1971) held by the Archives of Columbia University.
Contents
  • Box 1. As You Like It
  • Box 2. As You Like It, Hamlet
  • Box 3. Hamlet
  • Box 4. Hamlet, Henry IV
  • Box 5. Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VIII, Julius Caesar
  • Box 6. Julius Caesar, Macbeth
  • Box 7. Macbeth, Actors & Actresses, Merchant of Venice
  • Box 8. Merchant of Venice, Merry Wives of Windsor, Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Box 9. Midsummer Night's Dream, Othello
  • Box 10. Othello, Richard II
  • Box 11. Richard II, Romeo and Juliet
  • Box 12. Romeo and Juliet
  • Box 13. Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest
  • Box 14. The Tempest, Twelfth Night
  • Box 15. Twelfth Night, Winter's Tale
  • Box 16. Winter's Tale, Shakespeare Extra, Shakespeare's Life
  • Box 17. Shakespeare's Life, [Shakespeare?]
  • Box 18. [Shakespeare?], Belgium Children's Theater, The Wizard of Oz, Titles for Actors
  • Box 19. Titles for Actors, Written Messages
  • Box 20. Written Messages, Dummy Slides
  • Box 21. Dummy Slides, Maine and Vermont
  • Box 22. Maine and Vermont, Good Old Days, Miscellaneous
  • Box 23. Miscellaneous, Unfinished Glass Slides
  • Box 24. Miscellaneous, Unfinished Glass Slides, Cricket on the Hearth, Christmas Carol, David Copperfield
  • Box 25. David Copperfield, Dombey and Son, Great Expectations, Martin Chuzzlewit, Nicolas Nickleby, Old Curiosity Shop, Oliver Twist, Pickwick Papers
  • Box 26. Pickwick Papers, Tale of Two Cities, Title Slides
  • Box 27. Title Slides, Dickens, Miscellaneous
  • Box 28. Negatives, Notes
  • Box 29. Slide Index
  • Box 30. Slide Index
  • Box 31. Slide Index
  • Box 32. Empty Original Slide Housings.
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