Charles Francis Saunders and Mira Culin Saunders Collection of Photographs and Negatives [graphic], ca. 1871-1965 (bulk 1910s-1920s)

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Charles Francis Saunders and Mira Culin Saunders Collection of Photographs and Negatives [graphic], ca. 1871-1965 (bulk 1910s-1920s)

The Charles Francis Saunders and Mira Culin Saunders Collection of Photographs and Negatives consists of 5826 black and white photographs, 68 glass plate negatives, 3832 film negatives, 10 photographs albums, 261 lantern slides, and related ephemera, ca. 1871-1965 (bulk 1910s-1920s), collected and created by Charles Francis Saunders, Elisabeth Hallowell Saunders, and Mira Culin Saunders. The collection provides a comprehensive overview of Charles Saunders' activities as a naturalist and travel writer.

24.98 linear feet (58 boxes)

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