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Photographic slides of insects, circa 1950s.

Identifier: PSC 569


Photographs of insects, mostly close up with some in nature. Includes flies, butterflies, moths, beetles, locusts, and spiders. Also includes microscopic images of a blood fluke and body louse as well as photographs of tapeworms. A small set of photographs were taken from a display, presentation or book about crickets.


  • circa 1950s


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0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

64 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

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condition reviewed 20110826 fair; some slides are discolored

General Note

Previous numbers used: K8014, K8015

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Some slides have glass mounts.

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All slides have captions.

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Collection contains many USDE numbers and K numbers.

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Some slides marked "Donated by Insect Dept."

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A. Howard also credited as a photographer.


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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

American Museum of Natural History
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