Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa, 1926

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Creator

  • Mann, William M., 1886-1960
  • Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa (1926)

Alternate Title

Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition Tanganyika, East Africa, 1926

Abstract

Black and white photographs were taken during the Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa in 1926 (Tanzania). Images include: portraits and activities of native people; campsites of the expedition; animals collected; animals in cages being prepared for transport during expedition and sea-voyage. In particular there are several images detailing the trapping of giraffe and zebra. Some images have been digitized; the corresponding number has been written next to or on the back of the photograph.

Date Range

1926

Start Date

1926

End Date

1926

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoos
  • Zoology
  • Wild animal collecting

Place

Tanzania

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007293

Collection name

William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 20