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Herbert E. Copeland Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2563

The Herbert E. Copeland Slide Collection consists of 180 glass-plate negatives, dating around the turn of the 20th century. There are many slides of people, parades, and homes. Some are from east Tennessee. Some slides were labeled by the original owner and any use of me or H. E. C in the container list refers to Herbert E. Copeland. Many slides are unidentified. Some slides are of East Tennessee. Some slides are discolored and/or dark. Most slides are 4 x 5 inches, and a few slides are 2 x 3 inches. The collection totals two boxes. For more information, see MS 0847: The Herbert E. Copeland Railroadiana Collection, 1909-1969.

Dates

  • circa 1900-circa 1910

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

1.2 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Herbert E. Copeland Slide Collection consists of 180 glass-plate negatives, dating around the turn of the 20th century. There are many slides of people, parades, and homes. Some are from East Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

H. E. Copeland graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1913 with degrees in mining and metallurgical engineering. He worked as the plant superintendent of U. S. Stove Co. in South Pittsburg, Tenn. for many years.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two photograph boxes.

Acquisition Note

Mrs. H. E. Copeland donated this collection to the UT Special Collections Library.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480