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Guide to the North Country Forestry Lantern Slides Collections, 1900-1921

Collection number: VC 74

Size: 4 boxes (1.33 cu.ft.)

About the North Country Lantern Slides

The collection consists of glass lantern slides mostly from the period 1900-1920. Most of the 331 images are of forestry and lumbering activities in Northern New Hampshire. **Note: Quotations used here for labeled slides

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Country Lantern Slides Collection, 1900-1921, VC 74, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Donated: Roger P. Sloan, associate professor and state extension forester, UNH Extension Service; UNH Media Services, 1982 (Accession number: 8232)

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Envelope 1 “Heart of Forest, near the Canon”
Box 1, Envelope 2 “An AMC trail near Gorham”
Box 1, Envelope 3 “Forest Planting Compared with Forest Denudation”
Box 1, Envelope 4 Unidentified forest, slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 5 “Screens for Shading (forest) Nursery”
Box 1, Envelope 6 Spruce Trees, Upper Crawford Notch
Box 1, Envelope 7 Unidentified man standing in a nursery
Box 1, Envelope 8 Unidentified street with church in background
Box 1, Envelope 9 Unidentified river
Box 1, Envelope 10 Unidentified forest, colored slide
Box 1, Envelope 11 Forest in Franconia Notch
Box 1, Envelope 12 “A Mother Pine Tree in NH” colored slide
Box 1, Envelope 13 “Driving Androscogg in 1912″, logging photo
Box 1, Envelope 14 “20 Years After (the) Fire”
Box 1, Envelope 15 “Pasedena, CA Mountain Fire”
Box 1, Envelope 16 “20 Years After (the) Fire”
Box 1, Envelope 17 Birch Tree Midsection
Box 1, Envelope 18 “White Pine Seed Tree”, similar to #12
Box 1, Envelope 19 Pine Trees, Pisgah Forest, Winchester, similar to #30
Box 1, Envelope 20 National Forests of the US Map, January 1913
Box 1, Envelope 21 Logging, a colored slide
Box 1, Envelope 22 Winter forest image
Box 1, Envelope 23 Winter logging scene with a cabin
Box 1, Envelope 24 Assorted pen/ink tree sketches
Box 1, Envelope 25 Franconia Notch forest, colored slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 26 “Forest Regions of the US Map”
Box 1, Envelope 27 “Bark of a White Pine” slide
Box 1, Envelope 28 “Five Mad River Notch Camps”, colored slide
Box 1, Envelope 29 Percentage Map of NH, slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 30 Pines in Pisgah Forest, similar to #19
Box 1, Envelope 31 Unidentified man with an ax in shrubs, colored slide
Box 1, Envelope 32 “Classification of Land Area of New England”
Box 1, Envelope 33 Abnormal Pine Tree
Box 1, Envelope 34 Unidentified Forest, slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 35 “1629 Mount Webster, White Mountains”
Box 1, Envelope 36 Pines, North Sutton on North Road
Box 1, Envelope 37 Stripped Bark winter forest image
Box 1, Envelope 38 Swamp-like deforested area, slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 39 Forest Fire in NH
Box 1, Envelope 40 Deforested Area, image is similar to #38
Box 1, Envelope 41 Winter Birch Tree Scene
Box 1, Envelope 42 Cross section showing tree rings, slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 43 Men tending to forest nursery
Box 1, Envelope 44 Michigan Forest Reserve, 1901
Box 1, Envelope 45 “10 Years After Fire Poor Growth”
Box 1, Envelope 46 Winter Lumberyard Scene
Box 1, Envelope 47 National Forest, Mount Adams Summit image
Box 1, Envelope 48 Unidentified deforested area cut for logging
Box 1, Envelope 49 Unidentified deforested area cut for logging
Box 1, Envelope 50 “Care of Lost Souls”, 2 unidentified men on rocks
Box 1, Envelope 51 Unidentified scenic view with 1 man in foreground
Box 1, Envelope 52 Forest Drain and Growth Chart
Box 1, Envelope 53 Tapped Maple Tree for sap
Box 1, Envelope 54 NH Cathedral Pines
Box 1, Envelope 55 White Pines near Hinsdale, NH in Pisgah Forest
Box 1, Envelope 56 Unidentified forest image, slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 57 Unidentified forest image
Box 1, Envelope 58 Unidentified country road
Box 1, Envelope 59 Unidentified rock formation
Box 1, Envelope 60 “Relation between Present and Possible Future Growth”chart
Box 1, Envelope 61 Pine Woods, Franconia, Bethlehem Road
Box 1, Envelope 62 Unidentified forest area
Box 1, Envelope 63 “Wheel Constructed of Water” image
Box 1, Envelope 64 Sketch of “burning out” a wood corner
Box 1, Envelope 65 Unidentified campsite area in forest
Box 1, Envelope 66 Unidentified tepee/campsite, slide is burned a bit
Box 1, Envelope 67 “Snapshot of a Group of Indians”, Cannon Ball, North Dakota

Box 1, Envelope 68 Colored slide of unidentified logging piles
Box 1, Envelope 69 47,000 acre fire, September 1909
Box 1, Envelope 70 Chocorua Lake and Mountain
Box 1, Envelope 71 Colored slide of a man in a young forest
Box 1, Envelope 72 Winter Scene with a Tepee
Box 1, Envelope 73 Unidentified campsite with a lean-to and a tent
Box 1, Envelope 74 Unidentified campsite
Box 1, Envelope 75 Crawford Notch, NH, White Mountains
Box 1, Envelope 76 New England 1919 Trail/ Reservation Map
Box 1, Envelope 77 Unidentified image of a shoulder bag amongst the shrubs
Box 1, Envelope 78 Mount Washington from Prospect Farm, 1900
Box 1, Envelope 79 North Forest near Gorham, NH
Box 1, Envelope 80 Maine Lumber Regions, corner of slide is cracked
Box 1, Envelope 81 Unidentified log cabin on a lake
Box 1, Envelope 82 Dartmouth Outing Club, Summit of Mount Moosilauke
Box 1, Envelope 83 Waterfall, “In the National Forest”
Box 1, Envelope 84 South slope of a mountain, “In the National Forest”
Box 1, Envelope 85 Colored slide, “Cardinal Flowers-Beaver Brook Road”
Box 2
Box 2, Envelope 86 Colored slide, AMC shelter on Mount Jefferson
Box 2, Envelope 87 A brook in Valley Way National Forest
Box 2, Envelope 88 Mount Washington, White Mountain National Forest
Box 2, Envelope 89 Pen and Ink Sketch, a pot cooking over an open fire
Box 2, Envelope 90 Colored slide, Unidentified man smoking a pipe
Box 2, Envelope 91 Mount Madison
Box 2, Envelope 92 Colored Slide, Moat Mountains from Intervale, cracked slide
Box 2, Envelope 93 Colored Slide, road in Franconia Notch
Box 2, Envelope 94 Colored Slide, “There is a firing line…”
Box 2, Envelope 95 Unidentified tree-lined road
Box 2, Envelope 96 Colored Slide, “Pinnacles Dixville Notch”
Box 2, Envelope 97 Unidentified long-limbed tree
Box 2, Envelope 98 Colored Slide, unidentified man in a river
Box 2, Envelope 99 Colored Slide, “Mr. Frank Lord’s Gift to State”, Ossipee
Box 2, Envelope 100 Winter scene with unidentified people in snowshoes
Box 2, Envelope 101 Unidentified colored slide with 4 people on horseback
Box 2, Envelope 102 Unidentified colored slide entitled Highway
Box 2, Envelope 103 “Shady road near Mountainview, Maine 1969″ colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 104 AMC Trail, Mount Pleasant, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 105 Merrymeeting River in Alton, NH – colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 106 A trail of unidentified women, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 107 “First real Beaver Dam at Lost River”, cracked slide
Box 2, Envelope 108 A porcupine, similar to #148
Box 2, Envelope 109 Unidentified tree
Box 2, Envelope 110 Unidentified tree
Box 2, Envelope 111 “Forest fire at Kearsarge, NH, 1910″
Box 2, Envelope 112 “Falls on Kinsman Mountain”
Box 2, Envelope 113 “70 ft. White Pine between Portsmouth and York”
Box 2, Envelope 114 “Mount Adams and Carriage Road”
Box 2, Envelope 115 Franconia Notch, South slope of Eagle Cliff
Box 2, Envelope 116 “An Old Pine near York, ME”, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 117 Dixville Notch slide with horse carriage in right corner
Box 2, Envelope 118 Presidential Range, NH
Box 2, Envelope 119 Shelbourne Falls, NH, photo of a tower
Box 2, Envelope 120 Road into Waterville Valley along Mad River, colored slide

Box 2, Envelope 121 1912, Lincoln, NH, logged mountain, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 122 3 children on a birch-lined road, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 123 Unidentified winter mountain scene
Box 2, Envelope 124 Unidentified colored slide, winter scene, 3 men enjoying view

Box 2, Envelope 125 AMC Shelter, Tuckerman’s Ravine
Box 2, Envelope 126 Pen and Ink Sketch “How to Build a Small Fire for Lunch”
Box 2, Envelope 127 Unidentified slide, winter scene, 3 men enjoying view
Box 2, Envelope 128 dams, Jefferson, and Kings Ravine, cracked slide
Box 2, Envelope 129 Colored slide, unidentified
Box 2, Envelope 130 Colored slide, “The Bean Hole”, a campsite/log cabin
Box 2, Envelope 131 Colored slide, unidentified lake at dusk
Box 2, Envelope 132 Colored slide, unidentified rock ledge
Box 2, Envelope 133 Colored slide, Crawford Notch with 2 women, cracked slide

Box 2, Envelope 134 Colored slide, 4 men with horses on a large river raft
Box 2, Envelope 135 Top of Mount Madison
Box 2, Envelope 136 Colored slide, a group on a picnic in the mountains
Box 2, Envelope 137 Colored slide, large group in front of log cabin
Box 2, Envelope 138 Colored slide, unidentified open field/valley
Box 2, Envelope 139 Conway Boulder, White Mountains
Box 2, Envelope 140 Colored slide, unidentified mountain
Box 2, Envelope 141 Colored slide, an overpacked man “How Not to Do It”
Box 2, Envelope 142 Colored slide, a covered two-way bridge
Box 2, Envelope 143 Handwritten road/distance sign
Box 2, Envelope 144 First Congregational Church (Unitarian) in Nashua, NH
Box 2, Envelope 145 Shack in unidentified forest
Box 2, Envelope 146 Colored slide, unidentified mountain scene
Box 2, Envelope 147 Cow in front of shacks
Box 2, Envelope 148 A porcupine, similar to #108
Box 2, Envelope 149 Beaver house on land
Box 2, Envelope 150 Beaver dam on water
Box 2, Envelope 151 Unidentified tree
Box 2, Envelope 152 Very large unidentified tree
Box 2, Envelope 153 Valley May Stream, AMC
Box 2, Envelope 154 “Concord to Keene on the Contoocook”, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 155 Plainfield, NH road, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 156 West Henniker area between road and river, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 157 Henniker, Bradford Road, colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 158 “Highways” unidentified colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 159 Birch-lined road, unidentified colored slide
Box 2, Envelope 160 Winchester, NH, 1909, a river bed
Box 2, Envelope 161 “Schoolhouse in Webster”
Box 2, Envelope 162 “Levy Park, Alton, NH”
Box 2, Envelope 163 Road near a river, colored slide, “Highways”
Box 2, Envelope 164 “Levy Park, Alton, NH” a forest area
Box 2, Envelope 165 Unidentified forest, slide is cracked
Box 2, Envelope 166 Unidentified winter forest, a pine grove scene
Box 3
Box 3, Envelope 167 Three unidentified men in front of log cabin in winter
Box 3, Envelope 168 Unidentified forest area
Box 3, Envelope 169 Four unidentified men in an autumn forest
Box 3, Envelope 170 Unidentified garden area
Box 3, Envelope 171 White Pines 3 years old, winter scene
Box 3, Envelope 172 60 year old trees in forest
Box 3, Envelope 173 “Transplants at Amherst”
Box 3, Envelope 174 Unidentified pine grove
Box 3, Envelope 175 Unidentified man with dog and tent near a lake
Box 3, Envelope 176 Unidentified deforested area with telephone lines
Box 3, Envelope 177 Short box lumber stacks
Box 3, Envelope 178 Unidentified logged/deforested area road with a car
Box 3, Envelope 179 “Cutting mature pine protecting young”
Box 3, Envelope 180 “Fire line, Cape Cod division”
Box 3, Envelope 181 Sandwich, Scotch and White Pines, 7 years old
Box 3, Envelope 182 Unidentified men near stacks in logged area
Box 3, Envelope 183 Cracked slide, unidentified logged area
Box 3, Envelope 184 Rehoboth, 50 year old forest growth
Box 3, Envelope 185 4 year old Red Pine transplant
Box 3, Envelope 186 Unidentified logged birch trees
Box 3, Envelope 187 “Clear Cutting Pine, Box Lumber”
Box 3, Envelope 188 “Yarding logs for mill”
Box 3, Envelope 189 Stages of a gypsy moth’s life
Box 3, Envelope 190 “The dreaded blister rust”
Box 3, Envelope 191 Winter scene, “Maine Lumber Region Logging Camp”
Box 3, Envelope 192 Unidentified Lumber Mill
Box 3, Envelope 193 Unidentified older man near log cabin
Box 3, Envelope 194 Unidentified men in forest with a lean-to
Box 3, Envelope 195 Unidentified man in winter forest close-up
Box 3, Envelope 196 Unidentified man in spring forest close-up by a tree
Box 3, Envelope 197 Comstock Town, Somerset Co., Maine, on Dole Brook
Box 3, Envelope 198 Logs on a river, location unknown
Box 3, Envelope 200 Unidentified forest area
Box 3, Envelope 197 Comstock Town, Somerset Co., Maine, on Dole Brook
Box 3, Envelope 198 Logs on a river, location unknown
Box 3, Envelope 199 “Road building at 2700 ft. on steep slope” White Mts.
Box 3, Envelope 200 Unidentified forest area
Box 3, Envelope 201 Lincoln, NH – construction train for 70 men
Box 3, Envelope 202 Unidentified person with snowshoes, winter scene
Box 3, Envelope 203 Alberta Mts. “Effects of an Avalanche”
Box 3, Envelope 204 State Forestry Moth Work truck
Box 3, Envelope 205 Fire Observation Tower, Hanson, MA, colored slide
Box 3, Envelope 206 Pictures of caterpillar destruction
Box 3, Envelope 207 A tool storehouse, cracked slide
Box 3, Envelope 208 Lincoln, NH – JE Henry and Sons Paper Mill interior
Box 3, Envelope 209 Little houseboat with unidentified men
Box 3, Envelope 210 Unidentified stone cabin in mountains
Box 3, Envelope 211 “Lumbering in Glen, NH” winter scene
Box 3, Envelope 212 “Collecting stray logs” colored slide
Box 3, Envelope 213 driving logs on the Androscoggin River,1912
Box 3, Envelope 214 Rafting logs on a river, Penobscot, ME
Box 3, Envelope 215 “After fire – bare rocks” colored slide,1912
Box 3, Envelope 216 “A path of the Appalachain Mt. Club”
Box 3, Envelope 217 7 unidentified men surrounded by cut logs,
Box 3, Envelope 218 Men with logs, a winter scene in mountains
Box 3, Envelope 219 Berlin Mills Co. Saw Mill, “View from band saw carriage”
Box 3, Envelope 220 Danville, NH Pine lot, colored slide
Box 3, Envelope 221 Lisbon, NH, September 1919, colored slide
Box 3, Envelope 222 Unidentified pine grove/field
Box 3, Envelope 223 German Norway Spruce stand, US Forest Service
Box 3, Envelope 224 overexposed forest picture
Box 3, Envelope 225 Unidentified tree in winter, cracked slide
Box 3, Envelope 226 “Sample Plot during cutting”
Box 3, Envelope 227 Winter photo of “trees not planted close enough”
Box 3, Envelope 228 Brown Farm, Maine – White and Red Spruce and Balsam
Box 3, Envelope 229 Minnesota National Forest, Norway Pines, US Forest Service

Box 3, Envelope 230 Piscataqua, Maine – Red Spruce and Balsam Fir
Box 3, Envelope 231 Arizona, Coconino National Forest
Box 3, Envelope 232 Colorado, Gunnison National Forest
Box 3, Envelope 233 Unidentified men “working the land”
Box 3, Envelope 234 California, Plumas National Forest
Box 3, Envelope 235 Cross section of a tree, showing rings
Box 3, Envelope 236 Keene, NH, colored slide, native white pineMay 1920
Box 3, Envelope 237 Keene, NH, “Thinned white pine”, July 1910
Box 3, Envelope 238 Cracked slide, Cornish, NH, White pine 2nd growth, 1897
Box 3, Envelope 239 Germany, Baden, Large Silver Fir, July 1903
Box 3, Envelope 240 “White Pine stand in need of thinning” NY
Box 3, Envelope 241 Keene, NH – 400 mature pine on hillJuly 1903
Box 3, Envelope 242 “The same spruce top properly lopped”
Box 3, Envelope 243 Colorado – Holy Cross National Forest”
Box 3, Envelope 244 Unidentified young forest
Box 3, Envelope 245 “Shelterwood”, location unknown
Box 3, Envelope 246 Waterville Valley, Old Field Spruce,October 1914
Box 3, Envelope 247 Waterville Valley, Old Field Spruce
Box 3, Envelope 248 “Shelterwood”, location unknown, like #250
Box 3, Envelope 249 Old Field Spruce, location unknown
Box 3, Envelope 250 Unidentified mountain forest scene like #248
Box 3, Envelope 251 Hill Gate, view from camp, July 1914
Box 3, Envelope 252 Unidentified tree buds in spring
Box 3, Envelope 253 Unidentified young trees in spring
Box 4
Box 4, Envelope 254 Unidentified young trees showing roots
Box 4, Envelope 255 Unidentified field in spring
Box 4, Envelope 256 Unidentified young tree in spring
Box 4, Envelope 257 Unidentified tree orchard
Box 4, Envelope 258 Unidentified young trees in forest
Box 4, Envelope 259 Unidentified baby trees near rocks in forest
Box 4, Envelope 260 “Harvard Forest-Experimental” location unknown
Box 4, Envelope 261 Unidentified image of four tree tops
Box 4, Envelope 262 “Harvard Forest-Experimental” location unknown
Box 4, Envelope 263-264 Unidentified young trees in forest
Box 4, Envelope 265-266 Unidentified tree in field, spring
Box 4, Envelope 267-268 Unidentified young tree with crooked roots
Box 4, Envelope 269 Unidentified young tree on a farm
Box 4, Envelope 270-275 Unidentified near-dead young tree
Box 4, Envelope 276-277 Unidentified young tree with buds
Box 4, Envelope 278-279 Unidentified young tree amongst pines
Box 4, Envelope 280 Unidentified forest
Box 4, Envelope 281 Unidentified young tree roots
Box 4, Envelope 282 Airplane view Franconia Notch, cracked slide
Box 4, Envelope 283 View of the White Mountains
Box 4, Envelope 284 Lake Sunapee and Mount Sunapee
Box 4, Envelope 285 Mount Sunapee
Box 4, Envelope 286 View from City Hill Reservation, Nelson
Box 4, Envelope 287 On Monadnock-Sunapee trail
Box 4, Envelope 288 On the trail, Monadnock to Sunapee
Box 4, Envelope 289 Monadnock Map
Box 4, Envelope 290 Spruce on Monadnock
Box 4, Envelope 291 Mount Monadnock
Box 4, Envelope 292 Mount Monadnock
Box 4, Envelope 293 Pumpelly trail-Monadnock
Box 4, Envelope 294 Monadnock
Box 4, Envelope 295 Randolph, NH- National Forest
Box 4, Envelope 296 Mad River Notch Camp
Box 4, Envelope 297 Crawford Notch
Box 4, Envelope 298 Mr. Lord’s Gift-Ossipee
Box 4, Envelope 299 Alton Bay- Laconia Road
Box 4, Envelope 300 Levy Park, Alton
Box 4, Envelope 301 Rhododendron swamp in Mason
Box 4, Envelope 302 Tamworth, Gift of John S. Runnelle and Charles P. Bowditch

Box 4, Envelope 303 View of Mount Pequaket near Conway
Box 4, Envelope 304 Greeley Pond Bowl
Box 4, Envelope 305 From Summit, Mount Washington sunset
Box 4, Envelope 306 Airplane view Mt. Washington showing carriage road
Box 4, Envelope 307 Crawford Notch
Box 4, Envelope 308 Timber on state reservation, Crawford Notch
Box 4, Envelope 309 White Mountain Spruce
Box 4, Envelope 310 Around Chocorua Lake
Box 4, Envelope 311 Around Lake Chocorua
Box 4, Envelope 312 In Cathedral Woods, Intervale
Box 4, Envelope 313 Through the Cathedral Woods in Intervale
Box 4, Envelope 314 Cathedral Woods in Intervale
Box 4, Envelope 315 SPNHF Shelter, Mount Kearsarge
Box 4, Envelope 316 Kearsarge Mountain
Box 4, Envelope 317 Top of Kearsarge Mountain, Monadnock-Sunapee Trail
Box 4, Envelope 318 Profile Lake
Box 4, Envelope 319 Profile Lake
Box 4, Envelope 320 Echo Lake, Franconia Notch
Box 4, Envelope 321 Upper Falls, Flume
Box 4, Envelope 322 Highway, Franconia Notch
Box 4, Envelope 323 Eagle Cliff, Profile Lake
Box 4, Envelope 324 Old Man of the Mountains
Box 4, Envelope 322 Highway, Franconia Notch
Box 4, Envelope 323 Eagle Cliff, Profile Lake
Box 4, Envelope 324 Old Man of the Mountains
Box 4, Envelope 325 Profile Lake
Box 4, Envelope 326 Echo Lake and Eagle Cliff, cracked slide
Box 4, Envelope 327 Road at Lost River – 3 miles through Kinsman Notch
Box 4, Envelope 328 Guillotine, Lost River
Box 4, Envelope 329 Buildings, Lost River
Box 4, Envelope 330 Elysian Land, Lost River
Box 4, Envelope 331 Lost River

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