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  • Title: Urbain Joseph Kinet papers
    Date (inclusive): 1938-1989
    Collection Number: 97024
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In French and English
    Physical Description: 9 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (4.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Writings, field notes, reports, correspondence, maps, sound recordings, and photographs, relating to study of the ethnology, flora and fauna, mineralogy, geology, meteorology and geography of the Lake Tanganyika and neighboring regions in Africa, and of Antarctica.
    Creator: Kinet, Urbain Joseph, 1909-1999
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1997.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Urbain Joseph Kinet papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Belgian-American scientist; Uvira, Belgian Congo, station chief, Institut pour la recherche scientifique en Afrique centrale, 1951-1960.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Writings, field notes, reports, correspondence, maps, sound recordings, and photographs, relating to study of the ethnology, flora and fauna, mineralogy, geology, meteorology and geography of the Lake Tanganyika and neighboring regions in Africa, and of Antarctica.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Antarctica
    Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Research
    Africa -- Research
    Tanganyika, Lake
    Institut pour la recherche scientifique en Afrique centrale