Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries) Search this
1 Item (Correspondence, 8 x 13.5 in.)
1925 March 28
Scope and Contents note:
Discusses Heller's request for permission to shoot four gorillas.
M072a is accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
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Images of Congolese people, villages, boats, events, and scenery as well as possibly Faber and his friends and colleagues.
Eduoard Otto Faber (1889-1973) was a Luxembourg native who worked for a Belgian textile company. From 1918 to 1934 Faber traveled regularly to the Belgian Congo for work, staying from 6 months to two years at a time.
Local Call Number(s):
Photo Lot 97-33
Donated by Robert E. Goodman, Faber's grandson, 1997.
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