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Astronomical Expedition to Ceylon photographic slides, 1955.

Identifier: PSC 111


Travel photographs taken during the Ceylon Expedition in 1955. Mostly consists of photographs in Ceylon: local people, villages, plants, animals, buildings, and the meterological station. Portait of a Singhalese man, taken by Robert E. Logan. Includes images of monuments and statues in Rome and aerial photographs in Saudi Arabia and other locations.


  • 1955


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0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

249 Photographic Slides

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condition reviewed 20110826 good

Related Archival Materials

Indicator 1 Associated Materials-- Note--Photographs of Ceylon and Saudi Arabia taken by Lee Boltin can be found in PSC 136.

General Note

1 slide has glass mounts.

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No images of an eclipse in this collection.

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Many slides have captions indicating locations.

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May include field photographs.

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Previous number used: Collection 60


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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.

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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