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Asheville, North Carolina Area Lantern Slide Collection


The slides were made by C. F. Ray and Herbert W. Pelton of Asheville, N.C.The collection consists of three (3) lantern slides containing views of western North Carolina.

Title

Asheville, North Carolina Area Lantern Slide Collection

Collection Number

PHC.34

Date(s)

ca. 1910s

Language

English

Physical Description
Items
3
Genre/Physical Characteristic

includes glass lantern slides.

Physical Description
Items
3.00
Abstract

The slides were made by C. F. Ray and Herbert W. Pelton of Asheville, N.C.

The collection consists of three (3) lantern slides containing views of western North Carolina.

Physical Location

For current information on the location ofthese materials, please consult the Public Services Branch, North Carolina State Archives.

Creator

North Carolina State University. University Archives.

Repository

Western Regional Archives, State Archives of North Carolina


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by James Mark Valsame, November, 1990

Encoded by Dietra Stanley

Encoding updated by Aaron Cusick, January, 2012


The slides were made by C. F. Ray and Herbert W. Pelton of Asheville, N.C.


[Identification of item], PhC.34.1, Asheville, North Carolina Area Lantern Slide Collection, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC, USA.


This lantern slide collection was donated to the North Carolina State Archives by Mr. Maurice Toler, North Carolina State University Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina on Aug. 26, 1978; accessioned the Archives on Dec. 12, 1990.


Additional information on topics found in this collection may be found in the Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS)  http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov.


The collection consists of three (3) lantern slides containing views of western North Carolina. One slide made by C. F. Ray, 2 N. Pack Square, Asheville, North Carolina depicts a meeting of the "Corn Club Boys" in Buncombe County, N.C. Another slide by Herbert W. Pelton of Asheville, N.C. shows a view of the base of a large tree in Pisgah National Forest. The caption states that the tree has a circumference of thirty five (35) feet. The third slide depicts sunrise at the summit of Mount Mitchell (elevation 6,711 feet). The photograph, made by Herbert W. Pelton, has a 1911 copyright date.


  • Ray, C. F.
  • Pelton, Herbert W.
  • Clubs--North Carolina--Buncombe County.
  • Trees
  • Sun--Rising and setting.
  • Buncombe County (N.C.)
  • Pisgah National Forest (N.C.)
  • Mount Mitchell (N.C. : Mountain)