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Byron photographic slide collection of World Travel, 1956-1979

Identifier: PSC 145-156, 158-160


Travel photographs around the world taken by Oscar Byron and Verna Byron. Possibly used in slide presentations, includes some title slides introducing the area traveled. Includes images of traveling companions and local people, animals, plants and natural and urban landscapes. The boxes are organized by location. 145. Asia and Asia Minor, including Sri Lanka, India, Israel, Jordan and Turkey. 146. Carribean. 147. Indian Ocean. 148. New England. 149. Alaska, Canada and the Pacific Northwest. 150. Pacific Islands. 151. Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Thailand. 152. Scandinavia. 153-154. United States National Parks. 155, 160. South America. 156. Canada. 158 Galapagos Islands. 159. Europe.


  • Majority of material found within 1956-1979

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.


7.25 Linear Feet (15 boxes )

circa 5,730 Photographic Slides

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condition reviewed 20110826 good

Related Archival Materials

Indicator 1 Associated Materials-- Note--Additional slides of Oscar Byron's Galapagos Islands can be found in PSC 86.

General Note

All slides have captions.

General Note

Collection does not include PSC 157.

General Note

Some slides have glass mounts.

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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

American Museum of Natural History
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