Heller, Edmund, miscellaneous black-and-white photographs

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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs were taken by or of Edmund Heller, documenting his field work. Several of the photographs are in envelopes marked Field Museum (in Chicago, Illinois). Some include notes regarding subject matter: alligators (September 1, 1928); beavers. The images are from a wide period of time including field work in Belgian Congo, Africa. Photographs are enclosed with note indicating that they come from work relating to Theodore Roosevelt, Peru, and Yellowstone National Park. Some photographs have numbers on the reverse side. Few have descriptions.

Date Range

1898-1939

Start Date

1898

End Date

1939

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Mammalogy

Place

  • Yellowstone National Park
  • United States
  • Africa
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Collection name

Russell E. Train Africana Collection, 1663-1996, Smithsonian Institution Library, c. 1894-1939

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution. Libraries

Sublocation

Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History