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Creator:
Hadsel, Chris  Search this
Names:
Fontanne, Lynn  Search this
Hadsel, Fred  Search this
Hadsel, Winifred  Search this
Extent:
24 Postcards (col.)
2 Prints (b&w.)
39 postage stamps (col.)
2 Letters (framed)
Container:
Item EEPA.2012-015
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Prints
Postage stamps
Letters
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Somalia
Mali
Côte d'Ivoire
Niger
Date:
circa 1970-1999
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes 29 postage stamps from the Republic of Mali, (24) color postcards, (2) 8 x 10 inch black and white photogaphs, and (2) framed thank you letters to "Terri" (Ambassador Fred Hadsel). Two postcards (1970, 1972) are to Winifred Hadsel, two have notes describing the location/date (1972-1973), while the rest are blank. The postcards depict landscapes and people in Somalia, Mali, Ivory Coast, and Niger, among others. One of the thank you letters is from Prince Ermias and Gelila Sahle-Selanie (October 25, 1999). The second is from Richard Beresford and Timothy Holmes, thanking Ambassador Hadsel for his hospitality towards Prince Ermias and his family during their visit to Saratoga (September 19, 1999). One of the black and white photos is by Bob Puglisi and depicts Winifred Hadsel and actress Lynn Fontanne. The other is of Ambassador Hadsel and Mrs. Hadsel receiving a painting. A handwritten note on the verso reads: "Farewell to Accra".
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Letters
Postcards
Postage stamps
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Chris Hadsel Collection, EEPA 2012-015, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2012-015
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2012-015