Branson DeCou Archive

Collection Contents

The Branson DeCou Archive consists of digitized images of hand-tinted 3-1/4 x 4 in. glass lantern slides used in years of travel lecture tours covering all countries of the world, from ca. 1920-1941. The physical archive is housed in the library’s Special Collection and Archives department and is divided into 7 series: Photographic Albums, Notebooks and Travelogues, Slides, Photographs, Negatives, Resource Material, and Artifacts. The majority of the materials are arranged into geographic divisions, by country or area. Geographic areas currently available: Cuba (79 images), Germany (344 images), Ireland (265 images), Italy (1460 images), Russia (249 images), Ukraine (36 images), and California (732 images).

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