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Sylvia Ardyn Boone Papers, 1925-2011, bulk 1961-1993

Series IX: Photographs and Memorabilia, 1961-1974

This series comprises photographs and memorabilia that Boone collected, dating from 1961 to 1974. The photographs depict Sylvia A. Boone's travels to West Africa, including the buildings, streets, people, aesthetics, and culture in Ghana, Senegal, and other West African countries. Additional photographs include her family and friends, and photographic postcards she collected. Also included in the series is a hairpin she used. Additional photographs may be found in Series III: Professional Work, Series IV: Personal Papers, and Series VII: Slides.

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Box 59 Folder 1 Photographs: Travels, circa 1960s-1970s

Box 59 Folder 2 Photographs: Senegal, 1968 March-April

Box 59 Folder 3 Photographs: Accra, Ghana, circa 1963-1966

Box 59 Folder 4 Assorted Photographs, 1961-1974, undated

Include photographs of family and friends, travels, buildings, conferences, women committee, portraits, photographic postcards, etc.

Box 59 Folder 5 Photographs: Mask from Mende, Sierra Leone, undated

Box 59 Folder 6 Photographs: Art Objects, undated

Box 59 Folder 7 Color Slides: Dallas Museum of Art, African Collection, undated, 9 slides

Box 59 Folder 8 Photo scrapbook: Brief Note on the Two Secret Brush Schools in Liberia, by George W. W. Tahmen, 1974

Box 59 Folder 9 Photo scrapbook: Photographs from Liberia, by George W. W. Tahmen, 1974

Box 59 Folder 10 Photo scrapbook: The Traditional Hairdos of Liberia, by George W. W. Tahmen, 1974

Box 59 Folder 12 Artifact: Hairpin

Box 60 Folder 1 Artwork: Painting by Pontiflet, Accra, Ghana, 1973