Journal of a safari in Turkana : the Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History / [microform] / Kepler Lewis.
Anthropologist on the Morden African Expedition.
307 leaves : (307 leaves : ill. (some col.), col. maps ;, 28 cm.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. C. Sweet. Method of acquisition--gift; Date of acquisition--1977..
Location of Originals Note
Indicator 1 Holder of originals: Rare Book Collection. Silver original shelved in the Negative Storage Room.
Loose leaves in three-ring binder (30 cm.)
Typescript (carbon copy), with mostly hand-drawn and hand-colored illustrations and printed maps with hand-colored annotations.
The journal entries are dated 26 June 1947 to 5 Sept. 1947. Some dates are erroneously typed as 1949.
Also includes two typewritten letters signed by Kepler. The undated one is an introductory letter accompanying the ms. and is addressed to Miss Bella Weitzner, associate curator of ethnology at the Museum; the other, dated 29 March 1949 and addressed to the Mordens, states among other things that Kepler is working on a paper using his Turkana material for possible publication by the Museum.
Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--American Museum of Natural History: Date of reproduction--1987]. Physical description of reproduction--1 microfilm reel, 35 mm.
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).
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