Bert Zuckerman collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of approximately 3,598 stereoscopic photographs, lantern slides, and postcards of the Middle East and Holy Land collected by Bert Zuckerman. The stereographs depict religious and historic sites, landscapes, and everyday people in Palestine, as well as in other parts of the region, from North Africa to Turkey. A small number of the images portray synagogues in Europe and the United States. The collection includes stereographs from photographers J.Andrieu, Francis Firth, and Frank Good, among others. The collection also contains publications related to stereographs and the history of Holy Land photography, a collection of slides of the Holy Land, and an article by Bert Zuckerman about his collection. Also donated with the collection were 2,563 digital scans of the images in the collection.
- Majority of material found within 1867-1908
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use and has no known restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.
22 Linear Feet (28 nonstandard boxes, 2 record center boxes)
1.78 Gigabytes (2,563 digital files)
Language of Materials
There is no discernable arrangement noted for this collection.
This collection was donated to the Special Collections in one accession by Jonathan Zuckerman, Linda Gliedman and Myra Zuckerman, the children of Bert Zuckerman, in 2014.
Collection was maintained in the order in which it was received by the archives.
- Bert Zuckerman collection
- Kate McNally
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Brandeis University Repository
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