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Asante: Kingdom of Gold opening ceremony photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 91
Slides from the opening ceremony for the temporary exhibition Asante: Kingdom of Gold, held at the American Museum of Natural History, October 14, 1984. Shows procession on Central Park West from West 72 Street to West 79 Street. King Otumfuo Opoku Ware II, courtiers, Asante musicians, Mayor Ed Koch and Thomas Nicholson shown participating in the ceremony. Also includes press slides of the artifacts displayed.

Dates

  • 1984

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

180 Photographic Slides

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 good

Related Archival Materials

Additional slides from this temporary exhibition can be found in PSC 586B.

General Note

Most slides include captions.
General Note Many slides contain K numbers.
General Note Richard P. Sheridan also credited as a photographer.

Creator

Title
Asante: Kingdom of Gold opening ceremony photographic slides, 1984
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2011-2012
Language of description
English
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
American Museum of Natural History
Library Services, Special Collections
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York 10024-5192 USA US
(212) 769-5420