Photograph album for travels through Central and South America

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Title

Photograph album for travels through Central and South America

Alternative Title

Meyer Shapiro photograph album

Subject

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Tropical medicine -- History
Photograph albums
Black-and-white photographs
Voyages and travels
Panama Canal (Panama)

Description

Likely incomplete photograph album illustrating a trip through Central and South America in the 1910s and 1920s, including stops at the Panama Canal. The photographs include shots of dredgers on the river and trips taken by boat, as well as tourist shots of buildings and public statues

Abstract

Photograph album depicting the travels of an unidentified individual or group through Central and South America

Creator

Meyer, Shapiro (compiler)

Date

1917-1928

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1908-2001 (inclusive), H MS c192.

Format

image

Extent

13 photograph album pages

Medium

Photograph album
Black and white photographs

Language

English

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0001773-0001785
H MS c192

Provenance

Records gifted to the Center for the History of Medicine by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 1978, with a later accrual in 2009
Donated by Mark Schapiro Meyer to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. The photograph album was recovered by Meyer after a house fire that destroyed part of his family's library. Meyer donated the album to the Society in memory of his father who had assembled it

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Original Format

Photograph album

Physical Dimensions

8.5 x 11 inches

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Citation

Meyer, Shapiro (compiler), “Photograph album for travels through Central and South America,” OnView, accessed February 29, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6151.

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