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Alonzo Pond Deserts of the World photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 405-406
Scope and Contents

Travel photography taken mostly of deserts. Includes aerial and land views of deserts, as well as landscapes, architecture, and street scenes from cities. Places include Lebanon, Syria, Kuwait, Baghdad, Greece, Peru, Chile, Niger, and Bolivia.

Hard copy of slide list available with the collection.

Dates: circa 1950s

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

Alonzo Pond photographs from Europe and Gobi

Identifier: PPC .P662
Scope and Contents

Field photographs from Europe,1920-1922, the Gobi, 1928, and East Asia.

Dates: 1920-1928

Alonzo Pond photographs of Saudi Arabia

Identifier: PPC .P661
Scope and Contents

Photos illustrating dependents' booklet on Saudi Arabia, photos from book "Afoot in the desert"; Logan Expedition (1929); caves and caverns (1940-1945); Saudi Arabia; Sahara; Arab Refugee photographs; desert animals and flowers; Syrian Desert; Tunisia; Gobi; China; Turkey. Includes field, travel and personal photographs. Box #6 includes color slides of possibly Turkey. Includes duplicates.

Dates: 1926-1950