Louis Ledoux: Papua New Guinea Collection
Nov 16, 2021
2 Frassetto Way Lincoln Park, NJ 07035, United States

Adventurer, Academic, Industrialist: Louis Pierre Ledoux 1936 New Guinea Expedition

In early 1936, on recommendation by American anthropologist Margaret Mead, Louis Pierre Ledoux, recent Harvard University graduate, headed to the lower eastern Sepik River of Papua New Guinea to study the Murik people.

The results of his self-funded expedition is an extraordinary collection of hundreds of artifacts, photographs, manuscripts, diaries, and letters left untouched for 85 years.

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US Receipt for Photo Equipment 1935

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US Receipt for Photo Equipment 1935

1935 receipts for photographic equipment, which include 3 packing slips (Eastman Kodak Stores) and 2 Letters from EH Scott Radio Laboratories to Ledoux on Oceanic Steamship Company SS Monterey, so that he can receive his equipment in time for voyage.

Date: 1930's
Material: Paperwork

Provenance: Louis Pierre Ledoux Collection

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