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Guide to the William H. Willis Travel Slide Collection, 1950s-1970s

Abstract

William H. Willis was Professor and Chair of the Department of Classics at Duke University.

Collection contains approximately 6000 travel slides from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East dating 1950s-1970s.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Willis, William H.
Title
William H. Willis Travel Slide collection 1950s-1970s
Language of Material
English
Extent
3.0 Linear Feet, 6000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains color slides from travel in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East with notable holdings from Greece and Turkey, are arranged first geographically and then by date. Original grouping for slide shows that were housed in carousels are maintained and noted.

Administrative Information

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Arranged in slide boxes within larger storage boxes, except for box 5 which is only a single slide box.

Scotland, 1960
Box 1.1
England, 1959
Box 1.1
Portugal, 1967
Box 1.1
Spain, 1967
Box 1.1
France, 1970
Box 1.1
Netherlands, 1955 & 1957
Box 1.1
Netherlands, 1955 & 1957
Box 1.2
Netherlands, 1960
Box 1.2
Netherlands, undated
Box 1.2
Netherlands, 1959-69, Slide Show Carousel #1
Box 1.3
Netherlands, 1959-69, Slide Show Carousel #2
Box 1.3
Netherlands, 1963
Box 1.3
Norway, 1958
Box 1.4
Norway, 1967
Box 1.4
Norway, undated
Box 1.4
Sweden, 1958
Box 1.4
Finland, 1958
Box 1.4
Switzerland, 1957
Box 1.5
Italy, 1957
Box 1.5
Italy, 1957
Box 1.6
Italy, 1970
Box 1.6
Italy, 1971
Box 1.6
Italy, undated
Box 1.6
Tunisia, 1970
Box 1.6
Czech Republic, 1958
Box 2.1
Croatia, undated
Box 2.1
Greece, Special Showing undated
Box 2.1
Greece, Special Showing undated
Box 2.2
Greece, Thera & Santorini, 1971
Box 2.2
Greece, 1972
Box 2.2
Greece, Greek islands, undated
Box 2.2
Greece, Greek islands, undated
Box 2.3
Greece, Greek islands, undated
Box 2.4
Greece, Mystras, undated
Box 2.4
Greece, undated
Box 2.4
Greece, undated
Box 2.5
Greece, undated
Box 2.6
Turkey, 1963-1964
Box 2.6
Turkey, 1963-1964
Box 3.1
Turkey, Istanbul Slide Show, 1964
Box 3.1
Turkey, Ephasus Slide Show, 1964
Box 3.1
Turkey, Ephasus Slide Show, 1964
Box 3.2
Turkey, Slide Show, 1964
Box 3.2
Turkey, Slide Show Carousel #1, 1968
Box 3.2
Turkey, Slide Show Carousel #2, 1968
Box 3.2
Turkey, Slide Show Carousel #2, 1968
Box 3.3
Turkey, Slide Show Carousel #3, 1968
Box 3.3
Turkey, 1968
Box 3.3
Turkey, 1968
Box 3.4
Russia, 1958
Box 3.4
Russia, 1958
Box 3.5
Egypt, Slide Show Carousel #1, undated
Box 3.5
Egypt, Slide Show Carousel #2, undated
Box 3.5
Egypt, undated
Box 3.6
Egypt, undated
Box 4.1
Jerusalem & West Bank, 1961
Box 4.1
Jordan, 1961
Box 4.1
Lebanon, 1961
Box 4.1
Syria, 1961
Box 4.2
Iran, undated
Box 4.2
India, 1959
Box 4.2
India, 1959
Box 4.3
Sri Lanka, 1959
Box 4.3
Sri Lanka, 1959
Box 4.4
Nepal, 1959
Box 4.4
Burma, 1959
Box 4.4
Burma, 1959
Box 4.5
Thailand, 1959
Box 4.5
Cambodia, 1959
Box 4.5
Cambodia, 1959
Box 4.6
Hong Kong, 1959
Box 4.6
Japan, 1959
Box 4.6
Japan, 1959
Box 5
Brookfield Center, undated
Box 5
Unknown, undated
Box 5

Historical Note

William H. Willis was Professor and Chair of the Department of Classics at Duke University.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William H. Willis Travel Slide Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The William H. Willis Travel Slide Collection were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift.

Processing Information

Processed by Rachel Penniman, October 2012

Encoded by Rachel Penniman, October 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2012-0157

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.