Finding Aid for the Harry S. Lassen Papers, ca. 1930-1955

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Harry S. Lassen Papers, ca. 1930-1955

Collection number: 398

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 17 April 1997
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harry S. Lassen Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1955
Collection number: 398
Creator: Lassen, Harry S.
Extent: 3 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Gordon T. Larson, 1989.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry S. Lassen Papers (Collection 398). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1973068 

Scope and Content

Collection contains 1758 travel slides taken by Lassen on his travels around the world. Most are from Africa and South America, but slides from Asia, Europe and North America are also included. Also contains titles for slides, Lassen's notes on Formosa and Java, and his 29-page account of his travels.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Lassen, Harry S.--Archives.
Photographers--United States--Archival resources.
Travel photography--Archival resources.
Slides (photographs).


Container List

 

Travel Slides

Box 1

South Africa.

Sleeve No: 11
Frame Nos: 1-5

Box 1

Southern African Hotels.

Sleeve Nos: 1-12
Frame Nos: 6-5

Box 1

Southern Africa.

Sleeve No: 12
Frame Nos: 6-8

Box 1

Ethiopia.

Sleeve No: 12
Frame Nos: 9-10

Box 1

Zimbabwe.

Sleeve No: 12
Frame No: 1-15

Box 1

Southern Africa--wild animals.

Sleeve Nos: 12-18
Frame Nos: 16-11

Box 1

Leopoldville, Belgian Congo (now Kinshasa, Zaire).

Sleeve No: 18-21
Frame No: 17-17

Box 1

Belgian Congo (now Zaire).

Sleeve Nos: 21-22
Frame Nos: 18-14

Box 1

Stanleyville, Belgian Congo (now Kisangani, Zaire).

Sleeve Nos: 22-23
Frame Nos: 15-12

Box 1

Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa (now Congo).

Sleeve Nos: 23-24
Frame Nos: 13-2

Box 1

Egypt.

Sleeve Nos: 24-25
Frame No: 3

Box 1

Morocco--Casablanca.

Sleeve No: 25
Frame Nos: 4-5

Box 1

Over Northern Africa.

Sleeve No: 25
Frame No: 6

Box 1

Gibralter.

Sleeve No: 25
Frame No: 7

Box 1

Spanish Morocco.

Sleeve No: 25
Frame No: 8

Box 1

Portugal.

Sleeve Nos: 25-26
Frame Nos: 9-19

Box 1

Uruguay--Montevideo.

Sleeve Nos: 26-28
Frame Nos: 20-10

Box 1

Brazil--Santos.

Sleeve No: 28
Frame No: 113

Box 1

Brazil-Butantan Snake Museum, Sao Paulo.

Sleeve Nos: 28-29
Frame Nos: 14-3

Box 1

Brazil--Sao Paulo.

Sleeve Nos: 29-30
Frame Nos: 4-9

Box 1-2

Brazil-Rio de Janeiro.

Sleeve Nos: 30-32
Frame Nos: 10-11

Box 2

Brazil--Belem.

Sleeve No: 32
Frame Nos: 12-15

Box 2

Brazil--Manaus.

Sleeve No: 32
Frame Nos: 16-17

Box 2

Colombia.

Sleeve Nos: 32-34
Frame Nos: 18-7

Box 2

Venezuela.

Sleeve No: 34
Frame Nos: 8-16

Box 2

French Guiana.

Sleeve Nos: 34-35
Frame Nos: 17-18

Box 2

Dutch Guiana.

Sleeve No: 35
Frame Nos: 19-20

Box 2

British Guiana.

Sleeve No: 36
Frame No: 1

Box 2

Ecuador.

Sleeve No: 36
Frame No: 2-14

Box 2

Peru--Talara.

Sleeve No: 36
Frame Nos: 15-16

Box 2

Peru--Lima.

Sleeve Nos: 36-37
Frame Nos: 17-19

Box 2

Peru--Cuzco area.

Sleeve Nos: 37-41
Frame Nos: 20-1

Box 2

Argentina--Buenos Aires area.

Sleeve Nos: 41-43
Frame Nos: 2-11

Box 2

Chile.

Sleeve Nos: 43-44
Frame No: 12

Box 2

Guatemala.

Sleeve No: 44
Frame Nos: 3-4

Box 2

El Salvador.

Sleeve No: 44
Frame Nos: 5-5

Box 2

Mexico.

Sleeve No: 44
Frame No: 6-18

Box 2

Cuba.

Sleeve Nos: 44-46
Frame Nos: 19-11

Box 2

Jamaica.

Sleeve No: 46-47
Frame No: 12-15

Box 2

Southern African Hotels.

Sleeve Nos: 47-49
Frame Nos: 16-9

Box 2

Belgian Congo (now Zaire).

Sleeve Nos: 49-50
Frame No: 10-1

Box 2

Eastern Congo.

Sleeve No: 50
Frame Nos: 2-12

Box 2

Southern African scenes.

Sleeve Nos: 50-51
Frame Nos: 13-12

Box 2

Kenya.

Sleeve Nos: 51-52
Frame Nos: 13-5

Box 2

Tanganyika (now Tanzania).

Sleeve No: 52
Frame Nos: 6-16

Box 2

Uganda.

Sleeve Nos: 52-54
Frame Nos: 17-8

Box 2

East Africa.

Sleeve No: 54
Frame No: 9-13

Box 2

Zimbabwe--Bulawayo.

Sleeve No: 54
Frame Nos: 14-17

Box 2

Morrocco--Casablanca.

Sleeve No: 54
Frame Nos: 18-19

Box 2

Lebanon.

Sleeve Nos: 54-55
Frame Nos: 20-15

Box 2

Syria.

Sleeve Nos: 55-56
Frame Nos: 16-3

Box 2

Trans-Jordan (now Jordan).

Sleeve No: 56
Frame Nos: 4-10

Box 2

Holy Land.

Sleeve Nos: 56-60
Frame Nos: 11-8

Boxes 2-3

Holley Bible Studies series on the Holy Land.

Sleeve Nos: 60-67
Frame Nos: 9-6

Box 3

Haiti.

Sleeve No: 67
Frame Nos: 7-15

Box 3

Puerto Rico--San Juan.

Sleeve No: 67
Frame Nos: 16-20

Box 3

Thailand--Bangkok.

Sleeve Nos: 68-70
Frame Nos: 1-5

Box 3

Philippines.

Sleeve No: 70
Frame No: 6

Box 3

Malaysia--Penang.

Sleeve No: 70
Frame No: 7

Box 3

Indonesia--Java.

Sleeve Nos: 70-72
Frame Nos: 8-5

Box 3

Indonesia--Borobudor.

Sleeve Nos: 72-72
Frame Nos: 6-17

Box 3

Italy.

Sleeve Nos: 72-73
Frame Nos: 18-20

Box 3

Turkey.

Sleeve Nos: 74-75
Frame Nos: 1-4

Box 3

France.

Sleeve Nos: 75-75
Frame Nos: 5-6

Box 3

Ireland.

Sleeve Nos: 75-75
Frame Nos: 7-8

Box 3

New York City.

Sleeve Nos: 75-76
Frame Nos: 9-1

Box 3

Colorado.

Sleeve Nos: 76-76
Frame Nos: 2-16

Box 3

Arizona.

Sleeve Nos: 76-78
Frame Nos: 17-9

Box 3

Arizona--Roosevelt Dam.

Sleeve No: 78
Frame Nos: 10-19

Box 3

Arizona/Nevada-Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam).

Sleeve Nos: 78-79
Frame Nos: 20-12

Box 3

Nevada--Las Vegas.

Sleeve Nos: 79-81
Frame Nos: 13-14

Box 3

California.

Sleeve Nos: 81-82
Frame Nos: 15-3

Box 3

California--Santa Cruz.

Sleeve Nos: 82-83
Frame Nos: 4-5

Box 3

Native Americans at Phoenix meeting.

Sleeve Nos: 83-86
Frame Nos: 6-1

Box 3

Flowers.

Sleeve Nos: 86-87
Frame Nos: 2-17

Box 3

Titles for slides.

Sleeve No: 87
Frame Nos: 18-20

Box 3

Unidentified.

Sleeve No: 88
Frame No: 18

Box 3

Lassen's description of world travels.

Physical Description: 29 typed pages.
Box 3

Notes on Formosa and Java.