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James E. Thompson photographic slide collection, 1956-1957.

Identifier: PSC 512


Close up photographs mostly of moths and butterflies in different stages of life. Also includes some images of other animals such as spiders, beetles, pill bugs, bees, toads, lizards, salamanders, bats, and domestic kittens.


  • 1956-1957

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

609 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

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condition reviewed 20110826 fair; non-archival adhesive

General Note

All slides have captions.

General Note

Captions include mostly common names and some scientific names.

General Note

Many slides have USDE numbers.

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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New York NY 10024 USA
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