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Photographic slides of world travel, circa 1940-1953.

Identifier: PSC 561


Travel photographs taken in various locations including Sri Lanka, Brooklyn Pier, Jersey City, Hoboken, New York City, Staten Island, Switzerland, Africa, Syria, South Seas, Rio Grande River, Mexico, Virgin Islands, and Japan, among others. Images of landscapes, piers, seascapes, ancient ruins, modern houses, and daily life.


  • circa 1940-1953

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0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

81 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

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condition reviewed 20110826 good; non-archival adhesive

General Note

Most slides have captions.

General Note

Collection contains NEH, USDE, and K 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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