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glass plate negatives

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Sheets of glass coated with light-sensitive emulsion that have been exposed and developed, and that are intended as matrices for the creation of positive photographic prints on another support.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Arla Bintliff Collection of Gray's Studio Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0215
Scope and Contents This collection contains roughly 6000 5" x 7" dry gelatin glass plate negatives. The negatives are portraits of local people and were taken between 1913 and 1919 at Gray's Studio at 502 ½ Main. The time period of these images correponds mostly to James S. Hutchcraft's management of Gray's Studio. Many of the photographs have identification, while others do not.
Dates: 1913-1919

Bagby Family Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0176
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains 65 glass plate and film negatives of the Bagby Family at 510 McKinney Street and family portraits, the article "Sam Houston Collection for Library Started," in the Houston Post-Dispatch dated June 28, 1925, as well as an original glass plate negative box.
Dates: 1890s-1900s

Frank J. Schleuter Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0223
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs by the prolific Houston commercial photographer, Frank Schleuter. A wide variety of topics are included, such as images of buildings, homes, oil fields, industry, agriculture, rural life, Houston’s port and ship channel, social occasions, and Houston’s citizens. While Schleuter's career spanned a longer period, this collection primarily features photoraphs dating from 1909 to 1936. Formats range from glate plates on through more modern film, and the...
Dates: 1909-1947

Gray's Studio Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0498
Scope and Contents This collection contains individual and group portraits on glass plate negatives of men, women, and children of all ages. The portraits are attributed to Gray's Studio on Main Street in Houston. The photographs are undated and the people are unnamed. Based on the dates of operation for Gray's Studio, it can be inferred the photographs date from between 1897 and 1949. Given that they are on glass plates, they were most likely created on the earlier end of that range. Most of the glass plates are...
Dates: 1897 - 1949
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002