Wilson Alwyn Bentley (1865-1931), famous for his photomicrographs of snow crystals, prepared sets of glass lantern slides of dew, frost and ice crystals. Many of these sets found their way to colleges and universities around the United States. The University of Wisconsin's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences donated their collection to the Schwerdtfeger Library in 2000. Shortly after, the Library obtained partial funding through the Friends of the Libraries, University of Wisconsin-Madison, to preserve the physical collection and provide web access.

This on-line collection was originally released in May 2002.

Recent Submissions

  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1183 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1182 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1181 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1180 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1179 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1178 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1177 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1176 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
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    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1174 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1173 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1172 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1171 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1170 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1169 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1168 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1167 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
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    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1165 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)
  • The Bentley Collection: Image 1164 

    Bentley, W. A. (Wilson Alwyn), 1865-1931 (The Schwerdtfeger Library, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-09-10)

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