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Photographic slides of reptiles, circa 1940s-1950s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 567
Photographs, mostly close up images of reptiles in nature including lizards, frogs, snakes, scorpions, and turtles. Locations of reptiles include Morris, New Jersey; Lake Hurst, New Jersey; Springerville, Arizona; Chi Hua Hua, Mexico; Tularosa Valley, New Mexico; Mohave Desert, California; St. Catherine's Island, Georgia; Twin Lakes, New York; Bronx Zoo; Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. A few slides of people at the Santa Rita Festival in Mexico and a few of cowboys.

Dates

  • circa 1940s-1950s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

120 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 fair; a few slides are faded

General Note

Many slides have scientific names for reptiles.
General Note May include field photographs.
General Note Previous number used: K11616
General Note Some slides have captions.
General Note Some slides have glass mounts.

Creator

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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