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Royal A. Prentice: glass negatives, lantern slides, film negatives, and equipment

Identifier: HP.1977.62-NMHM.1977.116-MNM.1977.116; MNM.PA.350

Content Description

Royal A. Prentice Collection - Tucumcari, NM and other locations. 1) 890 glass negatives by Royal Prentice 2) 202 photographic prints by Royal Prentice 3) 38 lantern slides 4) 3 boxes of unexposed lantern slides 5) 2363 various sizes film negatives by Royal Prentice 6) 5 printing frames, various sizes 7) 4 film packs 8) 1 vignetter 9) 2 dark slides for film holder. Locations include Taos, NM; Salt Lake City; Las Vegas, NM and surrounding area; Santa Fe, NM; Washington DC; Virginia; Tijeras Canyon, NM; Santa Rosa, NM; Tularosa, NM; Alamogordo, NM; Mexico; Chaco Canyon, NM; Carrizozo, NM; Conant Springs, NM; Conchas Dam, NM; Canyon de Chelly, AZ; Capital Reef National Park, UT; Death Valley, CA; David Hill, NM; Enchanted Mesa, NM, El Morro, NM; Lincoln, NM; Ft Sumner, NM; Gallo Canyon, NM; Glorieta, NM; Galisteo, NM; San Ildefonso; Jemez Springs, NM; Jornado, NM; Laguna; Acoma; Mesa Verde, CO; Mesa Redonda, NM; Pinos Wells, NM; Picuris; Pecos, NM; Petrified Forest, AZ; Casa Salazar, NM; Gran Quivira, NM; Quarai, NM; Texas; San Cristobal, NM; Three Rivers Ruin,; Tecolote,NM; Tesuque,NM; Overton,NV; Zia; Zuni; Zion Park,UT; Peru; Yosemite,CA; Louisiana Purchase Monument. Some images show exhibitions, artwork, pottery, kachinas, rock art, rock points, and other anthropological or archeological subjects. Inventory with HP paperwork (Related accessions see HP.77.31 and HP.85.93)

Acquisition Type



Mr. & Mrs. Frank J. Tschohl. From the family of the creator.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1893-1955


890 Photographic Negatives : glass negatives of various sizes

202 photographic prints

38 Photographic Slides : Lantern slides

2363 Photographic Negatives

15 items : 3 boxes unexposed lantern slides, 5 printing frames, 4 film back packs, 1 vignetter, 2 dark slides for film holder


004155, 004401, 004404, 004473, 004596, 077884 to 078043, 078055 to 078056, 078058 to 078068, 078070 to 078109, 078123, 078134 to 078139, 110536 to 110804, 110812 to 110839, 178246 to 179046, 182196 to 182374, 182472 to 182654, 182899 to 182901