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Series II: North Africa, 1909 - 1962

Call Number: GEN MSS 1508, Series II

Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs, photograph albums, and postcards documenting African colonial subjects, European colonizers, French, Italian, and Turkish military, askari, architecture, landscapes, and other scenes in locations including Algeria, Libya, Melilla, and Morocco.


  • 1909 - 1962

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Primarily in Italian, with some materials in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: This collection is open for research.


Arranged into four subseries: Algeria, circa 1954-1962. Libya, circa 1910s- 1958. Melilla, 1909 - 1929. Morocco, circa 1920-1926.


19.5 Linear Feet (28 boxes)

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