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Astronomical Expedition to Ceylon photographic slides, 1955.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 111

Abstract

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.

Dates

  • 1955

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

249 Photographic Slides

Language of Materials

English

Condition

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.

General Note

No images of an eclipse in this collection.

General Note

Many slides have captions indicating locations.

General Note

May include field photographs.

General Note

Previous number used: Collection 60

Creator

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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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