Guide to the Andre De La Varre Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0782
Creators:
Varre, Gretl de la, Mrs.
Holmes, E. Burton, 1870-1958
Varre, Andre de la, 1904-
Dates:
circa 1920-1930
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.5 Cubic Feet
4 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Papers relating to the travel writer, photographer and lecturer Burton Holmes, and to De La Varre's own activities as a travel photographer. Includes letters, photographs, printed material, and a set of travel books written by Holmes.
Scope and Contents note
Series 2, Photograph subjects include: Miami; Spain (incl. bullfights) and Catalonia; Hawaii, Angkor Wat; Abyssinia; Hawaii; Washington, D.C.; and family photographs. Includes glass negatives and photograph albums.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 5 series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, 2003.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Mrs. Gretl de la Varre, 2001/06/30.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Andre De La Varre Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bullfights Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Angkor Wat (Cambodia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lecturers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lecture notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spain Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travel photography -- 1900-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Press releases Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives