Ruth Fields photographic slide collection
Scope and Contents
Consists mostly of wildlife photography of mammals and birds and a few images of insects and reptiles. Photographs of East Africa plains, including safari animals, landscapes, birds and a couple of market scenes. Wading birds, small mammals. water lilies, other wetland flora in Florida. Some photographs of Indians in Mexico including portraits, village and market scenes. A small group of photographs taken in Alaska of icebergs, Alaskan natives and children. Box 219 is exclusively "Birds of the Everglades".
- circa 1960s-1970s
- Fields, Ruth (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.
2.75 Linear Feet (6 boxes )
3300 Photographic Slides
Language of Materials
condition reviewed 20110826 good;box 218 is overfilled
Many slides have glass mounts.
Some slides include captions.
Birds of the Everglades may have been a slideshow.
A few slides credit Montclair Camera Guild.
Individual slides are not numbered in Boxes 214-218.
- Ruth Fields photographic slide collection, circa 1960s-1970s
- 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