James Chapin photographic slide collection
Scope and Contents
Photographs from the Chapin Collection taken mostly in Africa, including Senegal, Belgian Congo, Rwanda, and a few photographs from the United States, including Carl Akeley's grave. Images of birds, birds' nests, flowering trees, indigenous people, colleagues, and family.
- Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
330 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm
Language of Materials
condition reviewed 20110826 good
Includes field photographs.
Some slides have glass mounts.
All slides include captions.
- Iris Lee
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- Code for undetermined script
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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
American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024 USA