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Transparencies which illustrate customs and skills of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews as well as domestic animals.

Miscellaneous transparencies, some dated between 1953 and 1972, others undated, which illustrate customs and skills of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews as well as domestic animals. Photographs of an Arab refugee camp and the destruction of an Arab village are included. Commercial photographs are by Barak, Hi Fi Colour B.L. Services & Supplies, Holyland in Colour, Matson, Matson Production, Matson Photo Service and Rex Photo Studios. Individual photographers include Dr Baker, Charles [McLean], Rev [?] Gray, Dr [Peter] Green, [?] Lunen, Dr [Alec] McQueen, G.F. Radford, Rev [?] Snoek and Sister Augusta Steller. [224].

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Transparencies taken by Dr H.W. Torrance when on holiday.

They include a tour in Holland in 1966 visiting Amessfort, Amsterdam, Hilversum, Hooge Velewe, Huiste-Heide, Marden, Middleburg, The Hague, Utrecht and Veere; a tour of Persia in 1973 visiting Bisitun, Hamadan, Isfhan, Mount Damavend, Naqsa-i-Rustum, Rey, Tagh-e-Bostan, Teheran; a cruise on 'SS Uganda' in 1975 visiting Copenhagen, Helsinki and Leningrad. Other places pictured include California and Persepolis. Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box. [97]

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Transparencies showing historical remains and modern developments in Israel

A set of transparencies dated between 1955 and 1968 showing historical remains and modern developments in Israel including pictures of Akaba, Arad, Artas, Beersheba, Dead Sea, Eilat, Ein Gedi, Etsada, Ezion-Geber, Jerusalem, Maktesh Ramon, Masada, Mitzpeh Ramon, Negev, Quamran, Red Sea, River Arnon, Sodom and Usdum. Identified individuals include Ben Guiron, Miss [?] Montogomery and Mrs Gladys Torrance. Some are commercially produced slides by Barak, Executive, * Hi Fi Colour Slides, Holyland in Colour, Israel Colour Slides, Israel in Colour, Israel Film Slides, Lunen, Matson Photo Service, Matson Production. Others are by Dr. H.W. Torrance, Leon, [Dr Alec] McQueen, Mrs M.H. Schulwitz and Sister Augusta Steller. [175]

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Transparencies of archeological sites and places of interest

Miscellaneous transparencies of archeological sites and places of interest including in Europe: Aix-en-Provence, Chagny, Orange; Cyprus, Kyrenia; Greece and Rome; and in the Middle East: Ajlun, Baalbek, Byblos, Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Dead Sea, Eilat, Jerash, Jericho, Krak, Lake Huleh, Mafjar, Negev, Petra, Quamran and Tyre. Dated photographs are between 1953 and 1965, others are undated. Commerial transparencies were produced by * Hi Fi Colour, Holyland in Colour, Israel Colour Slides, Matson Photo Service and Matson Production; individual photographers include Charles [McLean], Dr [Peter] Green, [Dr Alec] McQueen, Sister Augusta Steller and Dr H.W. Torrance. [127]

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Transparencies mostly taken on holidays by Dr and Mrs H.W. Torrance

Miscellaneous transparencies mostly taken on holidays by Dr and Mrs H.W. Torrance between 1954 and 1974. Areas illustrated include: Egypt; Cairo, Epidaurus, Philae, River Nile. Europe: Blair Atholl, Copenhagen, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Neiderbriesig, River Rhine, St. Wolfgang, Venice. Greece and Turkey; Delos, Ephesus, Lindos, Meteora, Patmos, Pergamum, Philippai, Rhodes, Thasos, Istanbul, Scutari, Sophia; Palestine; Caesarea, Damas, Jerusalem, Lake Huleh, Mount Hermon, Petra, Rivers Jordan and Pharpar, Sea of Galilee; Persia: Hamadam, Isfahan, Mithrab, Naqsh-i-Rustum, Persepolis, Shiraz, Taqi-i-Bustan, Tehran. USA and Canada: Montreal, San Francisco, Williamsburg. [166] Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box.

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Transparencies mostly taken on a tour of Egypt

Transparencies mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a tour of Egypt in 1971. Places illustrated include: Abu Simbel, Abydos, Aswan, Cairo, Deir-el-Bahri, Dendera, Edfu, Gizeh, Karnak, Kom-Ombo, Lake Nasser, Luxor, Memphis, River Nile, Sakkara, Serapeum, Tel Armarna. Explanatory notes written on the majority of mounts. In addition, there is a photograph of Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box. [190]

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Transparencies mostly taken on a Mediterranean cruise

Transparencies mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a Mediterranean cruise in 1970 which visited: Agrigento, Athens, Cagliari, Cherchel, Djemela, Epidauros, Heraklion, Knossos, Lepcis Magna, Mycenae, Palermo, Palma, Piraeus, Tipasi, Venice. Additional slides were taken in 1967. Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box. [184]

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Transparencies mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a Swan Tour

Collection of transparencies mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a Swan Tour in 1967, many explanatory notes written on the majority of slide covers. Places photographed include: Athens, Bergama, Corfu, Delos, Ephesus, Isfahan, Istanbul, Lindos, Olympia, Pergamum, Philippi, Rhodes and Soumon. Some slides are dated 1964 to 1967, others are undated. [165] Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box.

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Transparencies illustrating biblical places of interest in Israel and Palestine

A set of transparencies illustrating biblical places of interest in Israel and Palestine, taken between 1940 and 1968. Places shown include: Ain Mellahah, Arbel, Amman, Bamas, Batouf, Beisan, Bethany, Bethlehem, Dan, Gaza, Hatt238n, Hazor, Hebron, Huleh, Isle-le-Boon, Jebel Jermuk, Jerash, Jericho, Jerusalem, Kefr Biran, Kerak, Kiriat Shemona, Lake Galilee, Mar Saba, Meirom, Nablus, Raimon, Rift Valley, River Jabbok, River Jordan, Safad, Samach, Samaria, Sebastie, Shiloh, Sichem, Siloam, Wadyel, Hamam, Wady, Harameyeh, Yarmak, Yehiam. Some are commercially produced slides by Barak Ltd., Hi Fi Colour, B.L. Services & Supplies, Israel Colour Slides, Matson Photo Service and Matson Production. Others were taken by Dr H.W. Torrance, Dr [Peter] Green Leon, Dr Alec McQueen, Rev. N. Pott, Rev. [ ] Rutter, Dr [Nahum] Sade. [205]

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Transparencies depicting archeaological sites and places of interest in the Middle East

Miscellaneous transparencies depicting archeaological sites and places of interest in the Middle East including: Acre, Afikim, Afulie, Beisan, Bet Shearim, Canan, Capernaum, Carmel, Debureyeh, Dead Sea, Esdraelon, Haifa, Jaffa, Jenin, Jericho, Jezreel, Lake Galilee, Megiddo, Mount of Precipitation, Mount Tabor, Nablus, Nain, Nazareth, Negev, Quamran, River Kishon, Sachne, Sebastia, Sodim, Tabeetha, Tel Aviv, Tel el Husn, Vale of Elah, Wady Farah and Wady Kelt. The commercial transparencies were produced by City Lord, * Hi Fi Colour Slides, Israel Colour Slides, Israel Colour Slide Co., Israel in Colour and Matson Photo Service. Individual photographers include Sister Annie [?], Dr [Peter] Green, [?] Lunen, [?] Medrow, [Dr Alec] McQueen, Rev. [?] Rutter, Sister Augusta Steller. Dated photographs are between 1950 and 1973, others are undated. [169]

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Transparencies

Mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a tour in 1973 to Abadan, Choga Zanbil, Isfahan, Naqsai-Rustum, Passangadae, Persepolis, Shiraz and Susa. [98] Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box.

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Slides illustrating birds and animals

Group of slides mostly undated, others taken between 1962 and 1969 illustrating birds and animals. [50]. Numbers in [ ] refer to numbers on the slides.

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Professional and commercially produced photographs of Palestine [Israel]. FOLDER MISSING.

Photographs of Ain Karim, Beersheba, Bethlehem, Bethsaida, Capernaum, Dead Sea, Ein Farah, Galilee, Haifa, Jebel Usdan, Jerusalem, Lubban, Magdala, Mount Hermon, Mount Tabor, Nain, Nazareth, River Jordan, Tabgha, Taibach, Tiberias, individuals and customs. Most photographs are by G. Eric Matson or American Colony, others by Hommel and Efrati. [82].

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Postcards with views and pictures of ethnic types and fishing.

Postcards with views of Amman, Bethlehem, Dagania, Ein-Gen, Galilee, Haifa, Jerusalem, Luxor, Magdala, Tiberias, pictures of ethnic types and fishing. Publishers include American Colony Photo Cards; Cairo Postcard Trust; Christian Imberger & Co., Jerusalem; Dimitri Tarazi, Jerusalem; Eliahu Bros., Jaffa and Tel-Aviv; Fawzi Yussef; Gaddis and Seif, Luxor; Gavaey; Lehnert and Landrock, Cairo; Leonar; Oriental Commercial; Bureau, Port Said; Palphot; P. Perids, Cairo; Pinhassouitz and Schwartz, Tel-Aviv; LA Robitschek; Uvachorm. [69].

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Postcards from India

Mostly Benares [North India] as well as Rangoon [1] and Penang [1]. From the tour of India and the Far East. [28]

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Pictures of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews, fishing, shepherds and customs

Undated photographs of Amman, Bethlehem, Bradu, Busra eski Sham, Capernaum, Dadg el Hamam, Ein Gev, Galiliee, Haiman, Jebel-el-Druze, Jehnoh, Kifh Kenna, Lake Merom, Metulla, Nazareth, Rabi Mair, Rutenberg. Identified individual of Rev. William Christie. Also includes photograph of anatomy department, University of Glasgow and x-ray photograph of snake. [136]. MS 38/1/7(329a - r). Various views [18] of [old Jenhoh and Amman, Jerash, unidentified classical sites, mosaics and general scenes].

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Photographs taken mostly in Palestine

Including Capernaum, Galilee, Haifa, Hama, Jaffa, Mouaddamiye, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Jebel el Druze, Samach, Tiberias and Wady-el-Haman and in India including Agra, Campore and Delhi. Pictures show aeroplanes, customs, Jewish immigration and Tiberias hospital. Most photographs were taken by Dr H.W. Torrance but some are by G. Eric Matson, Fritz Grossman and J. Gliksmann. Identified individuals include Mr Abdullah, Sister Zareefeh [Saluba], Rev. G. Sloan and Dr Herbert Watt Torrance. [137]. [Numbers 154-177] MS38/1/4/90 -MS38/1/4/113 show scenes of severe damage following flooding in Tiberias in 1934 and 1938. Some photographs are undated, but also show flood damage.

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Photographs taken in Palestine

Showing Caesaria, Ein Gib, [Haifa], Jerusalem, Kfar Bizam and Tiberias. Most pictures were taken by Dr H.W. Torrance, some by Gliksmann and others by Karat. Views include the Wailing Wall, Tiberias hospital, staff and snow. Identified people are Ruth Graser, Dr [Fritz] Sacki, Sister Zareefeh Saluba, Dr Herbert Watt Torrance. [29].

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Photographs taken in or near Palestine [Israel] (NUMBERS 1-31 NOT USED)

Photographs taken in or near Carmel, Jebel Jernack, Lake Galilee, Lake Huleh, Meiron, Mount Hermon, Nazardine, Nazareth, Tiberias (including the hospital) and Til Hum. Identified individuals include Dr [Ernest] Muir and Dr Herbert W. Torrance. Local people and typical local scenes are illustrated. [30].

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