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American Museum Congo expedition photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A47

Scope and Contents

Field photographs of Congo Expeditions from 1909-1915.

Dates

  • 1909-1915

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

58 boxes (approximately 16,000 photographic prints)

General

Includes field photographs.

Originally in albums organized by subject.

Some photographs have negative numbers.

Three lantern slides included in box 54.

Condition Note

Condition reviewed 2010 good; Prints are sleeved. Several albums have not been processed. Box 58, 6 prints of digital library posters need conservation. Box 55 has 1 torn print.

Title
American Museum Congo expedition photographs, 1909-1915
Author
Iris Lee, 2010
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English
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:
American Museum of Natural History
Library Services, Special Collections
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York 10024-5192 USA US
(212) 769-5420