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Spencer collection of slides of Papua New Guinea, 1953-1978 [picture] / Terence and Margaret Spencer
Bib ID 2671125
Format PicturePicture
Author
Spencer, Terence E. T. (Terence Edward Thornton), 1917-2002
 
Online Versions
Description [1953-1978] 
1234 slides : col. ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Photographs taken by Dr Terence and Dr Margaret Spencer during the course of their work in the investigation and control of malaria for the Malaria Control Service of the Department of Public Health of Papua New Guinea between 1953 and 1978 : Port Moresby, 1953; the Wahgi Valley (Western Highlands of New Guinea), 1954, 1955; the D'Entrecasteaux Islands of Papua, 1956-1959; the New Guinea Islands including Tasmans and Mortlocks, 1960, 1961; Bouganville Island, 1972; Port Moresby, 1975-1978. Photographs include landscapes, village life, ceremonies and patrol work.

Biography/History

Dr. Margaret Spencer, an entomologist, and Dr Terence Spencer, a malariologist, worked in epidemiological studies, specifically on anopheline fauna and malaria control in Papua New Guinea from the 1950s to 1978. (More information on acquisition file)

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from information on acquisition file, 204/20/00152.

Condition: good. Mounts are cardboard or plastic. Stored in 3 wooden 'Filco' boxes.

Accession numbers 102 to 138 have not been used.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an21914078

Subjects Spencer, Margaret, - 1916-2011 - Photograph collections.  |  Spencer, Terence E. T. - Photograph collections.  |  Papua New Guinea - Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Spencer, Margaret, 1916-2011

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