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Davison-Willis Madagascar Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 187

Scope and Contents

Field photographs of the Davison-Willis Expedition to Madagascar, 1953. Photographs taken while traveling and scenes of markets, villages and village people including Vezo, Mahafaly, Antandroy and Tanala. Locations include Tananarive, Merina, Ambositra, Tulear, St. Augustine, Anakao, Bezaka, Ampaniky, Beloka, Ft. Dauphin and Ifanadiana.

Dates

  • 1953

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

213 Photographic Slides

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received in the Slide Library from the Department of Anthropology January 8, 1971.

General Note

Includes field photographs.

General Note

Separation sheet for original documentation of captions for 212 slides with correspondence included. Copies available with the collection.

General Note

Slides 187-11 and 187-14 are missing.

General Note

Previous numbers used: PC Inventory 238, NEH 2137

General Note

condition reviewed 20110826 fair; housing for slide 187-41 is damaged

General Note

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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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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