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Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 25
Primarily images from the dioramas in the the AMNH Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals with some interior views of the hall. Includes some images of preparator refurbishing Cheetah Group inside the diorama, 1974. Also includes 5 duplicate slides of black and white photographs depicting Carl Akeley in the field, a group photograph and an illustration of the African Mammal Hall.

Dates

  • 1949,1974, undated

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

circa 200 Photographic Slides

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 good

General Note

Includes CD-ROM of low resolution slide scans of AMNH diorama.
General Note Many slides contain K numbers.
General Note Many slides contain USDE numbers.
General Note Some slides have glass mounts.
Title
Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals photographic slides, 1949, 1974, 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

Contact:
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