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4 x 5 Inches and Smaller

Call Number: WA MSS S-1175, Series VIII

Scope and Contents

McClintock applied alphanumeric numbers to the majority of his glass plate negatives.

Negatives from Summer 1903 were originally numbered 1-153, but were renumbered by library staff to 301-353. The other negatives retain McClintock original numbering with a prefix "G" applied to the number.

Library staff applied alphanumeric numbers with the prefix "GS-" to previously unnumbered or "supplemental" negatives.

A small group of previously undocumented glass negatives was also identified in 2011-2012.


  • 1896 - 1915


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.


Arranged under fourteen headings: Inventories for Glass Negatives written by McClintock, followed by chronologically by glass negatives filed under eleven headings for each sequence from Summer 1903 to Summer 1909 (including separate headings for Spring 1906 and Fall 1906), 1912-October 1913, followed by headings for Supplemental Negatives and Previously Undocumented Negatives.

Under each heading the negatives are arranged sequentially by the alphanumeric numbers, except for the Previously Undocumented Negatives, which lack alphanumeric numbers and are arranged alphabetically.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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