Photographic Print Collection
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Photographic Print Collection (PPC) data set.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: PPC .A47
Identifier: PPC .A381
Scope and Content Note The majority of this collection consists of photographs and photographic postcards of African people, locations and objects. Many of the photographs are portraits and various cultures are represented. Most of the images are captioned and several items are accompanied by brief notes.The earliest dated item is among a group of photographs collected by Franz Uri Boas for research (Folder 1). These include various objects of ritual and daily use, pygmies at the 1904 St. Louis...
Dates: circa 1904-1950