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Robert Suggs Marquesas Expedition photographic slide collection, 1956, 1957.

Identifier: PSC 614


Field photographs from the Robert Suggs collection in the AMNH Department of Anthropology. Includes general shots of Tahiti and Tuamotu Islands and Marquesas Islands; umu making for "kaikai" Bastille Day (Taiohae, Nukuhira); petroglyphs, carving, and masonry (Marquesas); Fort Keatanui, burials.


  • 1956, 1957

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0.5 Linear Feet (1 box )

334 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

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condition reviewed 20110826 good

Immediate Source of Acquisition

AMNH Department of Anthropology. Method of acquisition--Transferred; Date of acquisition--December 5, 1996, from.

General Note

All slides have captions.

General Note

Includes list of other photographs deposited with the AMNH Library.

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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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