Overview of the Urbain Joseph Kinet papers

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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

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Use

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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

 

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