Lynn McLaren Photographs
10 Photographic prints (black and white , 8 x 10 inches.)
38 Transparencies (color , 120mm.)
The collection consists of 38 color transparencies, 648 color slides and 10 black-and-white photographic prints taken by Lynn McLaren Demarest while on assignment for various news outlets in the 1950s and 1960s. A majority of the slides and transparencies were taken in East Africa and document indigenous peoples, agriculture (cotton in particular), health and nutrition education, UNICEF activities, architecture, natural landscapes, animals, fishers, coffee plantations and the sisal industry. Locations include Mobassa, Lamu Island, Zanzibar, Dar es Saalam, Lake Victoria, Mount Kilimajaro, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Mikumi National Park (Tanzania). The black-and-white photographs depict East African leaders, such as Julius Nyerere, and prominent international visitors to the region, including Robert Kennedy. A small number of slides and transparencies were taken in India.
University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos
Videotape field project shot by Ken Forsyth in Africa for the University Research Expeditions Program, University of California, Berkeley, focusses on three groups in Kenya and Tanzania. Videotapes of the Rendille, pastoralists from northern Kenya are concerned primarily with water resources and capture daily life includng scenes of young men …
Christraud M. Geary photographs of East Africa
Photographs taken by Dr. Christraud M. Geary during a research trip to Kenya and Tanzania in August 1994.
Louise Marie Robbins papers
The papers are limited to material concerning Robbins's work on footprints. Included are documents resulting from her basic study that involved 550 American individuals and established the various measurements with which she worked. The papers consist of footprints, foot outlines, data forms, notes, and computer printouts. The provided much of the …
George Rohrmann Collection
626 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35mm)
The collection depicts the everyday life and architecture of Basotho, Hausa, Makonde, Matabele, Pedi, Swazi, and Xhosa peoples in Nigeria, Southern Africa, and Tanzania.
Michael Sabbagh photograph of Masai Warrior
Image of a Masai man, made at Ngorongoro Crater in the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania.
Georgette and Frank Ballance photographs
Photographs taken by Frank and Georgette Ballance during their travels through Tanzania, Kenya, Egypt and Morocco during the early 1970s.
Kerwin Roche photographs
Photographs taken by Kerwin B. Roche of wildlife in Kenya and Tanganyika and of African dancing in Nairobi, Kenya, over an eighteen month period, 1973-1974.
Richard L. Hay papers
Leakey, L. S. B. (Louis Seymour Bazett), 1903-1972
Leakey, Mary D. (Mary Douglas), 1913-1996
Richard LeRoy Hay was a geologist, known for his contributions to sedimentary petrography and archaeological geology. This collection contains field notebooks, maps, photographs, data, and documentation of geological specimens he collected, primarily in Africa, but also in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He was known for his work with Mary Leakey, in which he provided the geological framework for Olduvai Gorge and Laetoli in Tanzania.
Carl Purcell photographs
Photographs taken by Carl M. Purcell during his travels through East Africa and West Africa to include Ethiopia, Senegal, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Tanzania, Gabon and Ghana. Images are mostly portraits of individuals, circa 1970.