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Photographic slides of insects, circa 1950s.

Identifier: PSC 569
Photographs of insects, mostly close up with some in nature. Includes flies, butterflies, moths, beetles, locusts, and spiders. Also includes microscopic images of a blood fluke and body louse as well as photographs of tapeworms. A small set of photographs were taken from a display, presentation or book about crickets.


  • circa 1950s


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0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

64 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm


condition reviewed 20110826 fair; some slides are discolored

General Note

Previous numbers used: K8014, K8015
General Note Some slides have glass mounts.
General Note All slides have captions.
General Note Collection contains many USDE numbers and K numbers.
General Note Some slides marked "Donated by Insect Dept."
General Note A. Howard also credited as a photographer.


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

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