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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

Janet Longcope photographs of world travels

Creator:
Longcope, Janet, ca. 1886-1974  Search this
Extent:
600 Mounted prints (circa 600 mounted prints, silver gelatin)
4,000 Color slides (circa)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Color slides
Photographs
Place:
Pakistan -- Description and Travel
Fiji -- Description and Travel
Ethiopia -- Description and Travel
Easter Island -- Description and Travel
Yemen -- Description and Travel
Honduras -- Description and Travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
Vietnam -- Description and Travel
Solomon Islands -- Description and Travel
Colombia -- Description and Travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Jordan -- Description and Travel
Uzbekistan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Bhutan -- Description and Travel
Afghanistan -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Australia -- Description and Travel
Lebanon -- Description and Travel
Iraq -- Description and Travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
New Guinea -- Description and Travel
Syria -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Hong Kong -- Description and Travel
Cambodia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Mongolia -- Description and Travel
New Zealand -- Description and Travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Macau (China) -- Description and Travel
Malaysia -- Description and Travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Indonesia -- Description and Travel
Date:
1954-1971
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Janet Longcope during trips to countries around the world. They depict landscapes, buildings, markets, dances, agriculture, arts and crafts, ceremonies, children, cooking, musicians, and transportation. Locations depicted include Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Greece, Guatemala, Hawaii, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, New Guinea, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Siberia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, and Yucatan. Longcope used many of these photographs in lectures.
Biographical/Historical note:
Janet Longcope (1886-1974) was a bookbinder and world traveler who gave informal lectures about her travels. Ater the death of her husband Dr. Warfield T. Longcope in 1953, she visited countries all over the world, returning to some, such as India, as many as nine times.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-26
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Markets  Search this
Dance  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 75-26, Janet Longcope photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-26
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-26

Merida de Yucatán

Author:
Artes de México  Search this
Physical description:
144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mérida (Mexico)
Date:
1960
1969
[196-?]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1386.M5 A78 1960
F1386.M5A78 1960
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_378958

Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John L. Stephens ; illustrated by numerous engravings ; in two volumes

Title:
Incidents of travel
Author:
Stephens, John L., 1805-1852  Search this
Illustrator:
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Donor:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908 DSI  Search this
Subject:
Stephens, John L., 1805-1852 Travel  Search this
Stephens, John L., 1805-1852 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume, [70] leaves of plates (3 folded) illustrations, map, plans 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Bookplates (Provenance)
Place:
Central America
Mexico
Chiapas (Mexico)
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Chiapas
Yucatán (State)
Date:
1841
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Indians of Central America--Antiquities  Search this
Indians of Mexico--Antiquities  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1432 .S833 1841
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1001436

Rambles in Yucatan, or, Notes of travel through the peninsula including a visit to the remarkable ruins of Chi-Chen, Kabah, Zayi, and Uxmal : with numerous illustrations by B.M. Norman

Title:
Rambles in Yucatan, including a visit to the remarkable ruins of Chi-Chen, Kabah, Zayi, Uxmal, &c
Notes of travel through the peninsula
Rambles in Yucatan
Author:
Norman, Benjamin Moore 1809-1860  Search this
Former owner:
Rau, Charles 1826-1887 DSI  Search this
Author:
J. & H.G. Langley (Firm)  Search this
Norman, Steel, and Co  Search this
Redfield & Savage  Search this
Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co  Search this
Physical description:
304 pages, [26] leaves of plates illustrations (wood engravings, lithographs), map 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Mexico
Yucatán (State)
Date:
1843
Topic:
Maya language--Grammar  Search this
Maya language--Vocabulary  Search this
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1376 .N84 1843
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1001438

Incidents of travel in Yucatan by John L. Stephens ; illustrated by 120 engravings ; in two volumes

Author:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852  Search this
Illustrator:
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Publisher:
John Murray (Firm),)  Search this
Printer:
William Clowes and Sons  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes, [65] leaves of plates (3 folded) illustrations, maps 23 cm
Type:
Books
Maps
Travel literature
Place:
Mexico
Yucatán
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Yucatán (State)
Date:
1843
Topic:
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Indians of Mexico--Antiquities  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1376 .S833 1843l
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117703

Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John L. Stephens, author of "Incidents of travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy Land," et cetera ; illustrated by numerous engravings ; in two volumes

Author:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852  Search this
Illustrator:
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers  Search this
Subject:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes, [65] leaves of plates (3 folded) illustrations, map, plans 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Central America
Mexico
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Chiapas (Mexico)
Chiapas
Yucatán (State)
Date:
1843
Topic:
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1432 .S833 1843b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117704

Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John L. Stephens ; illustrated by numerous engravings ; in two volumes

Author:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852  Search this
Illustrator:
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Former owner:
Douglas, Stephen Arnold 1813-1861 DSI  Search this
Williams, Adèle Cutts Douglas 1835-1899 DSI  Search this
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes, [70] leaves of plates (1 folded) illustrations, map, plans 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Central America
Mexico
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Chiapas (Mexico)
Chiapas
Yucatán (State)
Date:
1846
Topic:
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1432 .S833 1846
F1432.S833 1846
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_368968

Incidents of travel in Yucatan / by John L. Stephens ; illustrated by 120 engravings ; in two volumes

Author:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852  Search this
Ill:
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Former owner:
Bond, Joseph DSI  Search this
Subject:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 v., [65] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill., maps, plans ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Mexico
Yucatán
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Date:
1843
Topic:
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F1376 .S833 1843
F1376.S833
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39382

Incidents of travel in Yucatan. By John L. Stephens ... Illustrated by 120 engravings

Author:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. fold. fronts., illus., plates, maps (1 fold.) plans. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Date:
1843
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1376.S83X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_264137

A naturalist in Mexico : being a visit to Cuba, northern Yucatan and Mexico / by Frank Collins Baker

Author:
Baker, Frank Collins 1867-1942  Search this
Physical description:
4 p.l., 145 p. : front., illus., plates, map. ; 20 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Mexico
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Cuba
Date:
1895
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F1215 .B16
F1215.B16
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_193999

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