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Finding Aid for the United States Eclipse Expedition Collection, 1889-1891
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U.S. Eclipse Expedition to West Africa, 1889-1891

Physical Description: (1 bound log book, 1 folder, 3 albums)

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A collection of newspapers, photograph albums and a log or diary. The solar eclipse expedition sailed on the U.S.S. Pensacola to the coast of Africa, touching at St. Helena and Capetown, where the newspapers were obtained. The photographs show the camp of the expedition and scenes of native life in the region.