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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 630.271

AA and AZ (chiefly Peru), approximately 1889-approximately 1900, 1889- 1900

Geographic Content

Photographs whose numbers begin with AA and AZ are presumed to have been taken in South America, chiefly Peru (including Chosica, Arequipa and Lima). They depict buildings, equipment, Mount Harvard, and other locales. They include expedtiion photographs.


  • Creation: 1889- 1900

Conditions on use and access

The collection is open for research. Permission of the University Archives is required for photocopying or publishing.


1200 photographs
9.5 cubic feet (49 flat boxes)

Related Materials

Photographs of South America in South American Exploration photograph albums are also among the Observatory numbered photographs: O (South America) , and Image Number X4566 (El Misti photographed through the thirteen-inch telescope). Among the observatory photographs numbered by the University Archives see the facilities, equipment, personnel and environs images from South America .


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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