Richard Van Gelder photographic slide collection of Africa, 1960-1981.
Photographs taken in Africa of animals in nature, mostly mammals. Includes lions, cheetahs, elephants, hippopotamuses, wildebeests, baboons, giraffes, zebras, impala, hyenas, buffalo, elephant shrews, and jackals among others. Some photographs of colleagues, native people, and city buildings. Areas include Botswana, Serengeti, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia. 551. Photographs taken 1960-1975. 552. Photographs taken 1976-1979. 553. Photographs taken 1981 and undated.
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1285 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm
1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes )
Language of Materials
condition reviewed 20110826 good; captions are written in ink
A. J. Emmerich is also credited as a photographer.
Many slides have K numbers.
Some slides have captions.
May include field photographs.
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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.
Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository
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