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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1942-1947
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume chronicles the time a British soldier spent in the Royal Bombay Sappers and Miners near the end of World War II and after, working on roads and other projects.
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British military engineer’s photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1190
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1942-1947
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This volume chronicles the time a British soldier spent in the Royal Bombay Sappers and Miners near the end of World War II and after, working on roads and other projects.
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1940s
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English
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India. Army. Royal Bombay Sappers and Miners.
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1944-1945
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This photograph album documents a General Motors plant in Calcutta from 1944 to 1945 and the activities of the creator while in India.
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General Motors Overseas R-3-A plant in India photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1189
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1944-1945
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This photograph album documents a General Motors plant in Calcutta from 1944 to 1945 and the activities of the creator while in India.
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1940s
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English
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General motors corporation.
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1927-1942
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume and 1 folder)
This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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India and England photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1196
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1927-1942
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This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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1920s 1930s 1940s
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Great Britain. Army.
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1935-1940
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
This collection depicts the experience of a young British soldier in the 8th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, possibly a lance bombardier named Davies, in India from 1935 to 1940.
title
Lance Bombardier Davies photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1188
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
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1935-1940
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This collection depicts the experience of a young British soldier in the 8th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, possibly a lance bombardier named Davies, in India from 1935 to 1940.
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1930s 1940s
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Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Artillery.
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1944-1945
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 box)
This collection is consists of one album of just under 100 photographs taken in India from 1944 to 1945 by a leading aircraft man (L.A.C.) in the Royal Air Force whose surname was Clinton. The photos in the album are all of India. In addition, there is a handful of loose photos from outside India.
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Leading aircraftman Clinton photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1162
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 box)
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1944-1945
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This collection is consists of one album of just under 100 photographs taken in India from 1944 to 1945 by a leading aircraft man (L.A.C.) in the Royal Air Force whose surname was Clinton. The photos in the album are all of India. In addition, there is a handful of loose photos from outside India.
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1943-1945
Creator:
Barlow, Barbara
Barlow, Robert
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
Robert and Barbara Barlow (Bob and Babs) traveled to India from 1943 to 1945. It is unclear from the volume if the Barlows were visiting India as a result of service during World War II or if they were traveling for pleasure. The album, titled "Street Scenes in India" provides no hints to who the Barlows were or why they were in India, but contains photographs of the various sights (both architectural and cultural) found during their stay.
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Robert and Barbara Barlow travel photograph album of India
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Barlow, Barbara Barlow, Robert
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1194
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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1943-1945
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Robert and Barbara Barlow (Bob and Babs) traveled to India from 1943 to 1945. It is unclear from the volume if the Barlows were visiting India as a result of service during World War II or if they were traveling for pleasure. The album, titled "Street Scenes in India" provides no hints to who the Barlows were or why they were in India, but contains photographs of the various sights (both architectural and cultural) found during their stay.
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1940s
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1942-1945
Creator:
Wheeler, S.A.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
S.A. Wheeler may have been a Scottish member of the British Air Force posted in India during World War II. This collection is composed of two volumes of photos taken in India between 1942 and 1945, likely by S.A. Wheeler. A majority of the photographs capture local scenes of the market, the landscape and the people, mostly in Lahore and Dehli but also on trips he took in the region. The volumes also contain some newspaper clippings, stamps, paper money and other mementos.
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S.A. Wheeler World War II photograph albums from India
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Wheeler, S.A.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1142
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1942-1945
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S.A. Wheeler may have been a Scottish member of the British Air Force posted in India during World War II. This collection is composed of two volumes of photos taken in India between 1942 and 1945, likely by S.A. Wheeler. A majority of the photographs capture local scenes of the market, the landscape and the people, mostly in Lahore and Dehli but also on trips he took in the region. The volumes also contain some newspaper clippings, stamps, paper money and other mementos.
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1940s
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Wheeler, S.A.
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Photograph albums
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