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Collection of Photographs of Dakar in 1939

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0486

Scope and Content

Collection of 23 photos of Dakar in 1939. The images show residential areas, architecture, commerce, Dakar residents, street scenes, and various views of the city. The photos have handwritten captions, but it is not evident who wrote the captions. Descriptions include: "Modern French Development", "Race Course", "French Residency", "Catholic Cathedral", "Station", "Native Village Outside Dakar", "On the Quay", "Native Diving Boys", "Kraal Huts", "Police Parading", "Native Quarters", and "Post Office."

Dates

  • 1939

Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection of 23 photos of Dakar in 1939 showing residential areas, architecture, commerce, Dakar residents, street scenes, and various views of the city.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Acquisition Information

Purchased in 2012.

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Title
A Guide to the Collection of Photographs of Dakar in 1939
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
Date
April 2013
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755