Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7460
New England Glaciation Collection, Glass Plate Negatives, circa 1893
This collection consists of glass plate negatives depicting various aspects of glaciation in New England states. The negatives were used in the United States National Museum's geology exhibition at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Apparently, they were taken by William Otis Crosby and Oliver Cummings Farrington and purchased by the USNM for exhibition at Chicago.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Crosby, William Otis, 1850-1925
- Farrington, Oliver C. (Oliver Cummings), 1864-1933
- United States National Museum
- World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7460, New England Glaciation Collection, Glass Plate Negatives