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Frank Kellogg Smith travel photographs and memorabilia

Call Number: GEN MSS 567
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, and memorabilia compiled by Frank Kellogg Smith of his travels, predominately in western and central Europe, southern and eastern Africa, and the southern Pacific region, primarily from 1898-1922, with additional materials to circa 1889-1959. Strengths of the collection include photographic documentation at the turn of the twentieth century of localities and peoples in southern and eastern Africa, as well as southeastern Europe.

Titles to the albums come from imprinted titles or manuscript inscriptions by Smith.

Several images are duplicated in photographic prints in different albums, especially those albums documenting trips in Africa. Albums in boxes 14-18 primarily possess photographic prints that duplicate images in the albums in boxes 1-13.

Many of the photographic prints are accompanied by manuscript captions in the negative or in the albums.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Frank Kellogg Smith Travel Photographs and Memorabilia is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Bonnie F. Young and A David Young, Jr., 2006.
Photograph albums in the collection are arranged chronologically, followed by loose photographic materials, which includes photographs by Smith and others, and then by memorabilia, which includes artwork, maps, papers, and then by oversize materials.
1898 - 1959
Majority of material found within 1898 - 1922
3 Linear Feet ((20 boxes) + 2 broadside folders)
Related Names
Smith, Frank Kellogg, 1873-1968
Language of Materials