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SERIES Identifier: MS Thr 482

I. Photographs, 1917-1984 and undated


  • 1917-1984 and undated

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


71 linear feet


Series is organized into the following subseries:

  1. Photographs of dancers, choreographers, and other people
  2. Still lifes, travel and other artistic and miscellaneous photographs
  3. Unidentified photographs

The smaller items are housed as bMS in boxes and folders, and the larger are in flat portfolio-sized drawers, entries below are marked (PFD).

Physical Location

b, pfd

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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Houghton Library’s Reading Room is free and open to all who wish to use the library’s collections.

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