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James Chapin photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 165-166
Scope and Contents

Mostly consists of field photographs from the Belgian Congo including birds, nests, large mammals, lakes, general landscape and buildings. Also includes pictures of colleagues and/or family, Pygmies and a Pygmy dance, Watusi dance and some images showing the preparation for the Ross Expedition (1957). A few slides taken in the United States, primarily California.

Dates: circa 1953-1961

James Chapin photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 321
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the Chapin Collection taken mostly in Africa, including Senegal, Belgian Congo, Rwanda, and a few photographs from the United States, including Carl Akeley's grave. Images of birds, birds' nests, flowering trees, indigenous people, colleagues, and family.

Dates: 1953-1958

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  • Names: Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 X
  • Repository: Research Library Special Collections X
  • Subject: Photographic Slide Collection X

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