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Livingstone (David) lantern slides collection
MS 228  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: David Livingstone lantern slides collection
    Date (inclusive): circa 1900, undated.
    Collection Number: MS 228
    Creator: London Missionary Society
    Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains lantern slides published by the London Missionary Society regarding David Livingstone, the noted explorer and medical missionary who traveled to Africa in the 19th century. The lantern slides in this collection depict Livingstone’s life in color illustrations, and are accompanied by a pamphlet that provides descriptions of the slides. The collection also includes a handwritten piece on David Livingstone by an unknown author.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. David Livingstone lantern slides collection (MS 228). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Harold L. Medjuck, 2007.

    Processing History

    This collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez in 2017.
    Processing of the David Livingstone Lantern Slides collection was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015.; This project was funded by the UCR Library and administeres by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Biographical Note

    David Livingstone was a Scottish Congregationalist known for his missionary work and exploration of Africa in the 19th century. Born in 1813, Livingstone joined the London Missionary Society in the 1830s and began his work in Africa, traveling extensively throughout central and southern Africa as a medical missionary. He was a staunch abolitionist, and sought to end the East African Arab-Swahili slave trade though his influence as a national hero in late 19th century Britain.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection contains 40 color illustrated glass lantern slides published by the London Missionary Society regarding David Livingstone, the noted explorer and medical missionary who traveled to Africa in the 19th century. The lantern slides in this collection highlight Livingstone’s life and are accompanied by a pamphlet that provides descriptions of the slides. The artists of these slides is unknown. This collection also contains a handwritten piece from an unknown author on David Livingstone.

    Collection Arrangement

    Slides in the collection are arranged to follow the order described in the accompanying pamphlet.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Africa -- Discovery and exploration.
    Explorers.
    Livingstone, David, 1813-1873
    London Missionary Society
    Missions, Medical.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Lantern slides.