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The Bernheim-Conant Expedition

Identifier: Film Collection no. 14
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Bernheim-Conant Expedition to northern Africa, 1953-1954. This film is a good overall record of an expedition which covered 16,000 miles in northern Africa, showing Moslem architecture and the great variations in people and terrain of the region. Given the size of the Sahara Desert (roughly the size of the continental United States) and the people inhabiting it, attention is not focused on any one group. The expedition film was made partially due to the urging of Harry L....

F. Rosenbaum photographic slide collection, 1956.

Identifier: PSC 422
Abstract Photographs taken in Egypt, Israel, Ireland, and Yugoslavia.

Photographic slides of travel in Egypt, 1983.

Identifier: PSC 579
Abstract Travel photographs taken in Egypt of street scenes, mosques, markets, landmarks, birds, camels, pyramids, and sphinx.

Photographic slides of travel in Egypt, undated.

Identifier: PSC 577
Abstract Travel photographs taken in Egypt. Includes pyramids, sphinx, temples, hieroglyphs, and some cityscapes.

Robert E. Logan photographic slide collection, undated.

Identifier: PSC 342
Abstract Photographs taken in Ceylon and Egypt. One image of a forsythia in bloom.

Stereographs of African landscapes, people and culture

Identifier: PPC .A382
Scope and Content note This is an unidentified collection of stereographs, the majority of them undated, of African landscape, villages, towns and people. The countries represented are Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Among the African peoples mentioned are the Buganda, Wanderobo, Kikuya, Taita, Masai, Lumbwa and Nandi.Most of the cards are labeled on the verso in the same hand. They are unsigned but identified by the initials V.S.K. A number of the cards describe interactions...