Lantern Slides relating to BSR's Housing Projects

Scope and Content

19 lantern slides relating to Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree's housing projects and used in his public lectures, 1918.

Access Information

The slides are stored in the cold store and require 24 hours notice prior to access.

Acquisition Information

The slides were deposited at the Borthwick Institute in 2009 by Frank Field.

Custodial History

The slides were given to Frank Field by BSR's son Phillip Rowntree.


Martin Wainwright, 'Rowntree's social poverty archives find new home at York University', 8 April 2010.(

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