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Central Asiatic Expeditions copy slides, 1966.

Identifier: PSC 164


Photographic copy slides made from the original hand-colored lantern slides. Field photographs from the Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930). Images of Mongolian people and landscape, fossil beds where dinosaur eggs were found and scenes from traveling on land. Places include Mongolia, Tibet, China and Gobi Desert.


  • 1966

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80 Photographic Slides

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condition reviewed 20110826 good

General Note

All slides are captioned.

General Note

Includes field photographs.

General Note

Most slides contain negative numbers and K numbers.

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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 Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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