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Jean B. Thorpe photographic slide collection, undated.

Identifier: PSC 518


Travel photographs taken mostly of animals in Africa including lions, hyena, African buffalo, elephants, leopards, cheetahs, a hippopotamus, crocodiles, zebras, and a black rhinoceros. Also includes a few images of women spinning silk in Cyprus and one slide taken in Kashgai, Pakistan, of a donkey with two riders and their possessions.


  • undated

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0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

30 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

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condition reviewed 20110826 good; non-archival adhesive yellowing

General Note

Previous numbers used: USDE 2628, USDE 2655, USDE 3270, USDE 2593, NEH 2427, K-Set 114, K10026, K10053, K10035, K10027, K10054, K10041, K10042, K10044, K10055, K10031, K10046, K10034, K10047

General Note

All slides have captions.

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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

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