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Africa -- Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

African glass slides collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1571
Overview: The collection consists of 112 glass slides which represent various aspects of African culture and scenery. The slides are identified only in broad subject areas and are undated, though most appear to date from the late nineteenth century or early twentieth century.
Dates: 1800-1999

African postcard collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1575
Overview: The collection consists of postcards depicting scenes from various countries on the African continent.
Dates: circa 1900-2004

Marshall Bond papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2358
Overview: The papers document the life, work, and adventures of Marshall Bond between 1897 and 1935, and also include a few papers of his father, Hiram G. Bond, and his son, Marshall Bond, Jr. Bond's Klondike experience is well documented by his diary from 1897-98, letters to his family, draft chapters of a memoir about his experiences, and photographs. The photographs include one of the dog who inspired Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild; several of the Bond family's California home, on which...
Dates: 1869-1976

Peck family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1031
Overview: Papers of several branches of the Peck family in Connecticut. Half of the collection is made up of the papers of the Ambrose Peck family (1691-1911) including correspondence, diaries, account books, legal papers, photographs, and memorabilia. Noteworthy are letters on the Battle of Bunker Hill and the War of 1812, as well as diaries by Abby Ann Hyde Peck from her school days, 1824-1832, and her old age, 1874-1883. Another member of the family represented is Tracy Peck (1785-1862) an important...
Dates: 1691-1911

Theodore Martindale Purdy photographs and papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1994
Overview: This collection consists of photograph albums, maps, diaries and other materials documenting the worldwide travels of Theodore Martindale Purdy from 1883 to 1931.
Dates: 1883-1931

Todd-Bingham memorabilia collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496F
Overview: The collection consists of theater, concert, art exhibition and circus programs; pamphlets; periodicals; books; travel literature; dance cards; maps; sheet music; calling cards; engravings of paintings; advertising literature; and postcards assembled from the David Peck Todd, Mabel Loomis Todd, Loomis-Wilder Family, and Millicent Todd Bingham Papers in the Yale University Library. Taken together these items document three generations of the life of a cultivated family in the 19th and 20th...
Dates: 1832-1962

Casimir Zagourski African postcards

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1573
Overview: The collection consists of approximately 250 postcards made from photographs taken by Casimir Zagourski in Africa between 1924 and 1941, which formed a part of his overall project, "L'Afrique Qui Disparait" (Disappearing Africa). The photos are set in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo (formally known as Belgian Congo), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Chad, Kenya, Central African Republic, Cameroon, and Congo Brazzaville. The postcards depict a variety of aspects of everyday life in these...
Dates: 1924-1941