Chatham University Shadyside Campus Lantern Slide Collection

What's online?

Every photograph from this collection is available online.

What’s in the entire collection?

The collection, held by the Chatham University Archives & Special Collections at JKM Library, contains 11 lantern slides depicting the college campus around 1905.  The images depict Chatham University’s Shadyside campus around 1905  depicting the exterior of campus buildings, the interior of campus buildings,  the campus landscape, the entrance to campus, and student activities using campus facilities.  Several images were used in campus publications since their capture..

About the Chatham University Archives

The Chatham University Archives, housed in Jennie King Mellon Library, contains official institutional records, annual reports, university and community publications, financial records, student publications and tutorials, yearbooks, alumni and alumnae records, student and institutional scrapbooks, architectural drawings and/or renovations plans dating as far back as 1869. The history of the university is further attested by an array of photographs, slides, drawings, maps, souvenir programs, and models of the campus. Memorabilia are present in a wide variety of formats from athletic costumes to personalized napkin rings. The Archives also features the Rachel Carson Collection which documents the environmentalist’s undergraduate career (1925-1929) at the Pennsylvania College for Women.

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