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The Dangers of Space, Military Rivals and Other New Books to Read

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Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels

Creator:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998  Search this
Names:
Webb, Elizabeth N. (possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
53 Slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 color slides (circa)
1,500 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 Items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Prints
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Serbia -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Spain -- description and travel
South Africa -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Somalia -- description and travel
Palestine -- description and travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Norway -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Portugal -- description and travel
Romania -- description and travel
Philippines -- Description and Travel
Poland -- description and travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
China -- Description and Travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Mozambique -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Montenegro -- description and travel
Croatia -- description and travel
Denmark -- description and travel
Czech Republic -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Bulgaria -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Borneo -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
France -- description and travel
Ecuador -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Greece -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Hungary -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Switzerland -- description and travel
Yugoslavia -- description and travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1938-1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal); the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Israel, and Palestine); Africa (Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Mozambique, and South Africa); South America (Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Yucatan, and Guatemala); and North America (Canada, Florida, Washington state, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah). The photographs largely document architecture and art, including historical sites, though there are additional images of parades, transportation, cities, villages, markets, waterways, and people.

Commercial slides in the collection are by Swiss-Foto, E. Djupdraet, Herz-Color-Dias, Hong Kong Color Slide Service, SK Slide Co., Lehnert & Landrock, Douglas Whiteside, Vacation Films, Arctic Circle Enterprise, HI-FI Color Slides, Pana-Vue Slides, CP Inc., Jordan's Colour Lab, Hawaii Chrome, Syon House, John Decopoulos, La Goelette, and Zerkowitz. Notes by Robert Webb and original photograph albums are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Watkins Webb (1906-1998) graduated from Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1933. Before starting his psychiatry practice in Dallas, Webb traveled around the world, returning on the SS Normandie to New York (1938). An amateur photographer, Webb documented this and subsequent foreign trips, later submitting some of his photographs to the Dallas Museum of Art. He served four years in the Army during World War II,stationed primarily in Port Moresby, New Guinea. He later became chief psychiatrist of the Veterans Administration clinic in Washington, DC, from 1946-1950. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Nutting, a psychiatric social worker, while cruising the Mediterranean.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University holds Robert W. Webb photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-9, Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-9

Hachelijke reys-togt van Jacob Jansz de Roy, na Borneo en Atchin, in sijn vlugt van Batavia, derwaards ondernoomen in het jaar 1691. en vervolgens : Zijnde een opregt verhaal van zeldsaame ontmoetingen, en deerlijke rampen; als beroovinge van vaartuygen de goederen, honger, dorst, naaktheyd, armoede, veerderley doods-gevaar en andere onuytspreekelijke ongemakken, door hem selfs uytgestaan. Mitsgaders een seer naaukeurige beschrijving van het eyland Borneo, met des zelfs koningrijken, also Banyer Massing, Succadana, Cottaringen, de woon-plaatsen van de viadjes en andere, met hare overkostelijke goud-en diamant-mijnen, camphur en andere koopmanschappen, also ook hare goud-rijke bergen en rivieren, negeryen, schoonheyd der vrouwen, huuwelijken, imborst en zeeden der inwoonders, &c. Insgelijks een aanmerkelijk berigt van her koningrijk Atchin op Sumatra, met haat land-aard, regeering en uytvoering van lijf-en hals-strassen over de dieven / door den reysiger selfs opgesteld, en dewijl dese plaatsen by onse natie weynig bekent zijn, om sijn voortreffelijkheyd, nu aldereerst na een egt af-schrift in 't ligt gegeeven. Met korte inhouden, noodig register en konst-printen verrijkt

Title:
Reys-beschryving van Jacob de Roy
Author:
Roy, Jacob Jansz de  Search this
Publisher:
Aa, Pieter van der 1659-1733  Search this
Physical description:
[8], 190, [18] pages, [6] folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Place:
East Indies
Borneo
Sumatra (Indonesia)
Date:
1706
Topic:
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS411.1 .R88 1706
DS411.1.R88 1706
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_368807

Wild Men of Borneo, Java Sea

Retailer:
Underwood & Underwood Illustration Studios  Search this
Publisher:
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereoview
stereocard
stereograph
Place made:
Jawa, Laut
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Travel  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3019.0098
Nonaccession number:
2008.3019
Catalog number:
2008.3019.0098
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Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a08f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1820562

Nelle foreste di Borneo, viaggi e ricerche di un naturalista

Author:
Beccari, Odoardo 1843-1920  Search this
Società geografica italiana  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 667 p. incl. illus., plates, ports., maps. front., double map. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Borneo
Date:
1902
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Artocarpus  Search this
Bananas  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
mfc158n
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Fishing for Plastic Is the Latest Way to Clean Up Amsterdam’s Canals

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Memori dari Kalimantan, 1921-1927 : dokumentasi foto oleh ahli geologi Swiss Wolfgang Leupold = Memories from Borneo, 1921-1927 : photographs by the Swiss geologist Wolfgang Leupold / Paola von Wyss-Giacosa, Andreas Isler

Author:
Wyss-Giacosa, Paola von  Search this
Leupold, Wolfgang 1895-1986  Search this
Isler, Andreas  Search this
Subject:
Leupold, Wolfgang 1895-1986  Search this
Physical description:
207 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Photographs
Pictorial works
Place:
Borneo
Date:
2013
20th century
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
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Our Man in Borneo date unknown

Creator:
Edited from a production of WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, PA  Search this
Physical description:
846 ft sound color film
Culture:
Malays (Asian people)  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Asia
Malaysia
Borneo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date:
date unknown
Topic:
Peace Corps  Search this
Development--economic  Search this
Techniques--educational  Search this
Nurses--visiting  Search this
Hospitals  Search this
Health--public  Search this
Music  Search this
Villages  Search this
Singing  Search this
Games--ball--amateur  Search this
Boats--travel  Search this
Puppet--show  Search this
Schools--availability and location of  Search this
Schools--public--description of  Search this
Students  Search this
Teaching  Search this
Education  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.20.18
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219356

What’s on Your Botanical Bucket List?

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Faces From Afar: Two Oregonians on the Hunt for Exotic Durians

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Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:07:00 +0000
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From the Biggest to the Longest, Five Amazing Caves To Visit

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Where the Hell Is Matt? Everywhere.

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Figs, Kiwis, Persimmons and Avocados: Take Your Pick of National Fruit Tastings

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Exotic Fruits to Eat Locally When Traveling Globally

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Hornbill and dragon : arts and culture of Borneo / by Bernard Sellato ; photographs by Gilles Perret ... [et al.]

Author:
Sellato, Bernard  Search this
Perret, Gilles  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Borneo
Date:
1992
1989
C1992
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Art  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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A Dark place in the jungle : following Leakey's last angel into Borneo / Linda Spalding

Author:
Spalding, Linda  Search this
Subject:
Spalding, Linda Travel  Search this
Galdikas, Biruté Marija Filomena  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 272 p. : ill. , maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Borneo
Date:
2003
1999
C2003
Topic:
Bornean orangutan--Behavior--Research  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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Two years in the jungle : the experiences of a hunter and naturalist in India, Ceylon, the Malay Peninsula and Borneo / by William T. Hornaday, chief taxidermist, U.S. National Museum ... ; with maps and illustrations

Author:
Hornaday, William T (William Temple) 1854-1937  Search this
Former owner:
Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937 DSI  Search this
Engraver:
Struthers, Servoss & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 512 p., [46] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill., 2 col. maps, plans, ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
East Indies
Borneo
Date:
1885
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS507 .H81X 1885
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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Through the buffer state : travels in Borneo, Siam, Cambodian, Malaya, and Burma / John MacGregor ; introduction by Walter E.J. Tips

Author:
MacGregor, John 1848-  Search this
Subject:
MacGregor, John 1848- Travel  Search this
Physical description:
x, 290 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Asia, Southeastern
Date:
1994
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561740

A stroll through Borneo / by James Barclay; additional photography by Dennis Lau

Author:
Barclay, James  Search this
Subject:
Barclay, James  Search this
Physical description:
207 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Borneo
Date:
1988
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS646.3 .B37 1988
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_589235

Seventeen years among the Sea Dyaks of Borneo : a record of intimate association with the nations of the Bornean jungles / by Edwin H. Gomes ; and an introduction by John Perham

Author:
Gomes, Edwin Herbert 1862-  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 21-343 p., [32] leaves of plates. : ill., fold. map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Borneo
Date:
1911
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS646.32.I2 G66 1911
Data Source:
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