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Edward M. Weyer photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 649-651
Photographic slides removed from larger Weyer collection. 649. Eskimos, Aleuts, History of the Arctic, maps, explorers, costumes, ceremonies and animals. Also includes portraits of V. Stefansson and Evelyn Stefansson, Knud Rasmussen, Hans Edege, Sir John Franklin, and Robert Peary. Photographs for Man in the Arctic, the Northeast Passage, Peary controversy, and Greenland after the Norse. 650. Dogs, sledding, hunting and eating, Eskimos and butchering, skins. North Greenland: making boots, chewing skins, dwelling, people, plants, landscape, dog shoes, bird catching. Pole shift experiment with bowling ball. 651. Eskimo art, Mexico archeology, Chiapas and Yucatan, Camayuran Indian, Xingu region, Brazil, South Africa, Rock painting, New Guinea, and Borneo.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

1115 Photographic Slides : color ; 35

1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes )

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 fair; some slides are fading; trays for glass mounted slides are caving; non-archival tape used

General Note

All slides have captions.
General Note Many slides have glass mounts.
General Note Includes field photographs.
General Note Evelyn Stefansson also credited as photographer.
Title
Edward M. Weyer photographic slide collection, undated
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2011-2012
Language of description
English
Sponsor
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 Research Library Special Collections Repository

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