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Masonic teaching slides

Identifier: S-186

Scope and Contents

The Masonic Temple Slides collection includes 93 glass lantern slides illustrating Biblical events from the Old Testament. The number following the title of the slide is the original numbering system for the slides.


  • circa 1922

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Historical Note

The glass lantern slides in this collection were manufactured by the Victor Animatograph Corporation of Davenport, Iowa circa 1922. The slides were used for teaching purposes by Masonic Temple members.


0.4 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation circa 2001.


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the images in this collection are available in the Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections research room.

Related Archival Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

SC.296: Muncie Masonic Review newsletter

SC.382: Muncie Masonic Temple booklets

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/08/22 by Emily Rapoza. EAD finding aid created 2014/08/22 by Brandon Pieczko. EAD finding aid revised 2014/08/25 by Emily Rapoza and 2014/08/27 by Brandon Pieczko.

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Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA