David L. Watts collection, EEPA 1984-0004, 1922-1952 (bulk 1922-1938)

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1984-0004
Creators:
Watts, Hazel Bivens
Watts, David Luell
Dates:
1922-1952
bulk 1922-1938
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 folder
(1 file)
9 issues (object groupings)
illustrated
26 cm.
25 postcards
black & white
9 x 14 cm.
2 photographic prints
black & white
11 x 16 cm. or smaller.
1 volume
Repository:
Photographs taken and postcards collected by David L. and Hazel B. Watts during their work as missionaries with the Disciples of Christ Congo Mission among the Nkundu people in the Congo during the 1920s and 1930s. Images depicted on the postcards were taken by commercial photographers. Magazines collected by David L. and Hazel B. Watts and published by the United Christian Missionary Society in Indianapolis, Indiana, entitled, "Congo Portfolio," issues No. 1 through X, circa 1952. The magazines describe the efforts of the missionary society in the Congo during the first half of the 19th century.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Conditions Governing Access note
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by David and Hazel Watts, 1984.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Congo (Democratic Republic) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Watts, David Luell Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/