Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of World War I, circa 1910-1920

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R92-40
Creators:
LaVoy, Merl
Dates:
circa 1910-1920
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
254 copy prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Copies of photographs made by Merl Lavoy in modern Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Serbia, and Turkey diring the first World War. They document soldiers (mostly British, French, and Serbian) and war machinery, as well as images of cities and villages, and local people (Transylvanians, Macedonians, Serbs, and Turks). The collection also includes a series of images showing the King and Queen of Romania in Transylvania.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Merl LaVoy (1886-1953) was a photographer, documentary film maker, and cameraman for Pathé News, a British company that produced documentaries, newsreels, and cinemagazines (1910-1970).

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals in Reeves Collection in the Otis Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by the Otis Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 1992.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R92-40

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Otis Archives.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot R92-40, Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of Eastern Europe, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional LaVoy photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 8 and Photo Lot 97.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from LaVoy held in the National Anthropological Archives in the Ales Hrdlicka Papers.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Inventory available in repository.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/