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King Rock

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Title: King Rock


  • Dean, Theron S.


  • Perry, Mrs.

Source Document

Extent: 1 lantern slide : hand col. ; 3.25 x 4 in.

Date Created: Undated


The explanation with the original slide states that this rock fell between Thanksgiving and Christmas 1909. Its estimated weight is 5,000 tons - as estimated by "a Middlebury Professor." The slide was colored by Mrs. Perry and retouched by her on November 16, 1924.

Genre(s): photographs, lantern slides



Note [Digital Version]

2009-09-05, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Note [Original Notation]

King Rock. Estimated weight 5,000 tons fell between Thanksgiving and Xmas 1909. Estimated weight by a Middlebury Prof. 5000 tons. Colored by Mrs. Perry. Retouched by her Nov. 16/24.

Type of Resource: still image

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King Rock, Theron S. Dean Papers, Box 4, (accessed January 21, 2018)

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