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Great Signal Rock, TN Stereoview Card

Identifier: MS-3081

  • Staff Only

This collection consists of an 1887 stereoview card (two photographs that can be combined to create a 3-D image) of The Great Signal Rock, Summit of Lookout Mt., Chattanooga, Tenn., USA


  • 1887

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.


0.1 Linear Feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Great Signal Rock, Summit of Lookout Mt. Chattanooga,TN stereoview card was made by Benjamin West Kilburn in the 1870s. Kilburn was born on December 10, 1827, in Littleton, New Hampshire. In 1865, he started a company in New Hampshire that produced stereophotographic views, many of them from photographs he took personally. He died in 1909 in Littleton, New Hampshire.


Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on March 28, 2007.

Repository Details

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

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA