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Photographic Slide Collection

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Photographic (Boxed) Slide Collection (PSC) data set.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

American Museum of Natural History North American Mammal Hall photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 63
Abstract Dioramas and close up views of mammals displayed in the AMNH North American Mammals Hall.

American Museum of Natural History Oil Geology Hall photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 27B
Abstract Images from exhibits in the AMNH Oil Geology Hall. Exhibits include Oil Derrick and Christmas Tree.

Frank Puza photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 315
Scope and Contents Photographs of North American animals and animals in zoos.

Frank Puza photographic slide collection, circa 1950s-1970s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 412
Abstract Photographs of various animals including invertebrates, mollusks, shellfish, worms, flowers, barnacles, fish, insects, squirrels, snakes, lizards, wallabies, wolverines, and tigers. Some taken at the Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium. Also images of New York City sites and beaches in Long Island.

Mineral science specimens photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 54
Abstract Slides of minerals and gems. Some are close-up photographs showing texture and patterns. Twenty slides have a specimen number with no descriptive captions. Other images include cut and uncut gems. Two figures: Nephrite jade water buffalo from the Ming dynasty and "Kanzeon Bosatsu" Japanese Buddhist goddess of mercy by (K. Nakagawa). One image of the a display in the AMNH Hall of Gems.

Photographic slides of birds, circa 1940s-1960s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 568
Abstract Photographs of birds in nature and parks.

Photographic slides of insects, circa 1950s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 569
Abstract 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.

Photographic slides of reptiles, circa 1940s-1950s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 567
Abstract Photographs, mostly close up images of reptiles in nature including lizards, frogs, snakes, scorpions, and turtles. Locations of reptiles include Morris, New Jersey; Lake Hurst, New Jersey; Springerville, Arizona; Chi Hua Hua, Mexico; Tularosa Valley, New Mexico; Mohave Desert, California; St. Catherine's Island, Georgia; Twin Lakes, New York; Bronx Zoo; Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. A few slides of people at the Santa Rita Festival in Mexico and a few of cowboys.