Kryn Taconis correspondence and miscellaneous material [textual record]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Series
    Date:
    1946-1978.
    Reference:
    MG31-D180
    Type of material:
    Textual material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    213867
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    Context of this record:
  • Date(s):
    1946-1978.
    Place of creation:
    Ontario
    Extent:
    4.5 cm of textual records
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    Series consists of thirteen letters from Taconis to his wife Tess, n.d., 24 July to 20 August 1957, from Cairo and Tunis, while on assignment to cover the Front de libération in Algeria. Series also contains correspondence in the form of letters between Taconis and the following: Cornell Capa, John G. Morris, Harry Hindemarsh, John Hostetler, Gene Aliman, Tom Daily among others. Miscellaneous textual material include invoices of expenses, a prospectus, programmes, brochures, trip itineraries, committee reports (from Magnum), various newspaper clippings (Dutch, French, Arabic newspapers), official press releases from then Senator (Dem.-Mass.) John F. Kennedy regarding Algerian Rebels, technical reports concerning fiber optics and various magazine tear sheets. See "Taconis Correspondence and Miscellaneous Text List" for list of assignments and detailed descriptions.
    Finding aid:
    (Paper) See "Taconis Correspondence and Miscellaneous Text List." (90 90: Open)

    (Electronic) See "Taconis Correspondence_Misc_Text_List" on shared drive. (90 90: Open)

    Source:
    Private
    Former archival reference no.:
    MG31-D180
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