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Jeff Kosokoff slides of China, Japan, and Inner Mongolia, 1983

Summary

Set of 95 photographic color images in slide format, taken by Jeff Kosokoff, a librarian at Duke University, Durham, N.C., while traveling in Japan, mainland China, and Taiwan from January to April 1983. The images are arranged by geographic location, in alphabetical order: Akira, Japan; Hong Kong; Hohhot (or Huhhot), the capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region in North China; the Inner Mongolia grasslands; and Taipei, Taiwan. Subjects includes the rural landscapes and cityscapes of each area and its citizens, including street scenes and street art, markets, advertising and other signs, vending machines, and modes of transportation. Photographs taken in Inner Mongolia include dwellings (yurts), families and individuals in native dress, domestic Bactrian camels, and some scenes from the city of Hohhot. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10983
Title
Jeff Kosokoff slides of China, Japan, and Inner Mongolia
Date
1983
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet, 1 box
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The collection consists of a set of 95 photographic color images in slide format, taken by Jeff Kosokoff, a librarian at Duke University, Durham, N.C., while traveling in Japan, mainland China, and Taiwan from January to April 1983. The images are arranged by geographic location, in alphabetical order: Akira, Japan; Hong Kong; Hohhot (or Huhhot), the capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region in North China; the Inner Mongolia grasslands; and Taipei, Taiwan. Subjects includes rural landscapes and cityscapes of each area and its citizens, including street scenes and street art, markets, advertising and other signs, vending machines, and modes of transportation. There are images of an acrobatics performance and some night cityscapes. Images taken in Inner Mongolia include dwellings (yurts), families and individuals in native dress, domestic Bactrian camels, and some scenes from the city of Hohhot.

Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.

Arrangement

Slides are arranged in order by geographic location.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Jeff Kosokoff Southeast Asia slides collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Akira, Japan, 1983 January
(9 items)
Box 1
Folder 1
Hong Kong, 1983 January
(18 items)
Box 1
Folder 2
Huhhoi, Inner Mongolia, China, 1983 Feburary-April
(35 items)
Box 1
Folder 3
Inner Mongolia grasslands, 1983 March
(12 items)
Box 1
Folder 4
Taipei, Taiwan, 1983 January
(21 items)
Box 1
Folder 5
 


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Provenance

The Jeff Kosokoff Southeast Asia slides collection was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in November 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by: Leslie Hayes, January 2015

Accessions described in this finding aid: 2014-0195