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.
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.
Divided into 5 series.
Collection donated by Mrs. Gretl de la Varre, 2001/06/30.
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