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   Container / Location    Title
 
Series I. Africa [series]:
 
Correspondence, Clippings and Memorabilia [subseries]:
  1  
Letters from Doc to Katy, 1942-1943
  1  
Letters from Doc to Katy, 1944
  1  
Letters from Doc to Katy, 1945
  1  
Poem in shape of Africa
  1  
Yank Magazine article, 1944
  1  
Military attempt at integration
  1  
Letter to Doc about writing book about fighting malaria
  1  
Misc. World War II articles
  1  
Treatise on jungle combat and article on North Africa army prison
  1  
Misc. clippings sent to Katy by Doc, 1942-1945
  1  
Spent shells and dog tags sent to Doc by VFW, 2005
  1  
Army publications to which Doc contributed (sent to Katy)
 
Belles of Shangri-La files [subseries]:
  1  
"Belles of Shangri-La" manuscript
  1  
Original notes (detailed) for "Belles of Shangri-La"
  1  
Correspondence and articles regarding History Channel show, Sex in World War II, 2002
  1  
First drafts of stories for "Belles of Shangri-La"
  1  
Research and notes for "Belles of Shangri-La"
  1  
"Belles of Shangri-La" manuscript with editing notes
  1  
Original captions for photos in "Belles of Shangri-La"
  1  
"World War II: The War in Africa" by Doc Abraham, 1941
  1  
"Belles of Shangri-La" manuscripts
  1  
Copies of photos with captions for "Belles of Shangri-La"
  1  
"Belles of Shangri-La" manuscript with Katy's notes
  1  
Newspaper articles regarding the publication of "Belles of Shangri-La"
 
Photographs [subseries]:
  1  
George "Doc" Abraham
  1  
Four soldiers (Doc second from left)
  1  
Doc and chimpanzee (Billy O)
  1  
Baboon, chimp fighting with dog
  1  
Billy O with pipe, vultures with dog
  1  
Billy O chimpanzee Christmas card
  1  
Chimpanzee (small)
  1  
Africans pouring fuel, chimp Billy O
  1  
Chimp Billy O with basketball, building with guard
  1  
Men using mill, Billy O, sphinx, old pyramid, street merchant
  1  
Black maned baboon
  1  
Chimp on jeep, military airplane loading, outside theater
  1  
Chimp Billy O with pipe
  1  
Doc with chimp
  1  
Chimp Billy O with basketball
  1  
Chimp Billy O
  1  
Chimp Billy O with pipe
  1  
Chimp Billy O
  1  
Billy O with Pepsodent tooth powder
  1  
Billy O, man with enlarged scrotum
  1  
Chimpanzee on military jeep
  1  
American cuts chimpanzee's hair
  1  
Street scene with army tank, transports, car, buggies
  1  
City scene, horse cabby; Kay M. Wiest drawing, "Snafu Dock"
  1  
City street scene
  1  
American woman artist, various city scenes
  1  
Kano market scene
  1  
Native quarry work
  1  
Two men with welcome to India sign
  1  
River scene, boats in dry dock
  1  
Street scene, sphinx with pyramids
  1  
Barrels
  1  
Native group scenes, over view of town
  1  
Men with guns, street scene, river and shoreline with boats
  1  
Catholic cathedral, US airplane, street scene, beach scene
  1  
Two Algerian men 1945
  1  
Boat in water, Freetown, Sierra Leone
  1  
Marching band, river scene, Gold Coast palm trees and boat
  1  
Road scene, mud building
  1  
Eritrean man and boy
  1  
Central Africa, begging boys
  1  
Native chief
  1  
Mule and native - North African desert
  1  
British soldiers group funeral, two African women
  1  
Battlefield landscape
  1  
Massawa seaport
  1  
Seaside city street scene
  1  
Boat dock, American Soldier, Indian female soldier
  1  
Landscape with buildings, 45 miles east of Casablanca
  1  
Nigerian hunter
  1  
Unidentified street scene
  1  
Clay effigy of Sir Afori Atta
  1  
Governor's palace, East Africa
  1  
Governor's palace gardens, East Africa
  1  
Four women with children, native boat on river
  1  
Native village street scene, North Africa
  1  
Native village scene
  1  
Edge of city scene with horse and wagon
  1  
Native group scene, building courtyard scene
  1  
Two young native girls
  1  
Africans excavating
  1  
Native woman nursing child
  1  
Young native woman
  1  
Idlewylde camp, mosque
  1  
Portraits of native men, large tortoises with Capt. Chambers
  1  
City outskirts
  1  
Native men with machetes and knives
  1  
Native family, Woven Wall, North Africa
  1  
City street scene, North Africa
  1  
Street scene, mud buildings
  1  
Building in North African city
  1  
Americans and Africans with Buick
  1  
Young native woman posing
  1  
President Roosevelt and Liberian President Barclay eating meal with others, music classroom, building
  1  
Soldier with native children
  1  
Boat with Africans, execution, cremation, mosque, camel
  1  
Street scene with mosque
  1  
Boy playing musical instrument on boat "Sudan"
  2  
Egyptian statue, navy barber
  2  
Duck and Guinea hunt in Maidirgini
  2  
Child
  2  
Native women, Gold Coast
  2  
Akyea Mensah, 1944
  2  
Soldier with machine gun, two African men
  2  
Cape Palmas, Liberia
  2  
Three snails, short hand, Malaria control, rock formation, street scene
  2  
Transport convoy, Mosque, Parker House Roll
  2  
Christianburg Castle, beach photo, Gold Coast
  2  
Italian-built highway, Massawa to Asmara
  2  
Nile River scene, Egypt
  2  
Arab in Casablanca
  2  
American teaching arms to Liberians
  2  
Group of native women, pyramids
  2  
Native women, sphinx, paradise, two men
  2  
Plane on fire, landing strip, native scenes
  2  
Landscape scenes, misc.
  2  
North African city street scene
  2  
City skyline, Africa
  2  
Two postcards, boats on beach, native women
  2  
Soldier on bike, soldier on board, boarding ship, deity sculpture, native woman
  2  
Military transport, men bowling, Christian church, street scene
  2  
G.I. show, painted 'Belles' women
  2  
G.I. show, British entrance
  2  
G.I. show, city scenes, cobra charmer, women in front of health center sign
  2  
Large bonfire, strange native woman, deity sculpture
  2  
Three misc. photos, horse taxi, soldier bath, tree-lined street
  2  
Desert landscapes
  2  
Soldiers at attention, two landscapes, soldiers boarding plane
  2  
Soldier skinning cow, outpost buildings
  2  
Native street scene, marker, US winter family photos
  2  
US family scenes, photos (non-African)
  2  
Native village, huts, US family photos
  2  
Native boys with bowls, beggars, Central Africa
  2  
Ant hill, 15 feet high, Liberia
  2  
Two men on street, North Africa
  2  
goat postcard, river aerial photo, Barber giving chimp haircut, early pyramids, painted native women
  2  
Men hoisting sail on boat, African marching band, beach with boats, soldiers on horses, ox powering pump
  2  
Goats drinking water, old buildings, group of native women with one man, execution photo, pyramid, health center
  2  
Native woman posing, bonfire, road-bridge, pyramid
  2  
Ditch digging
  2  
Mosque, North Africa
  2  
Church
  2  
Military training, tent, town street scene
  2  
Moslem feast celebration
  2  
Ceylon (?) street scene
  2  
Native boats in port, Accra Harbor, Gold Coast, BWA
  2  
Two children in front of small sphinx, military dental treatment
  2  
Sphinx
  2  
Integrated officers training school, Monrovia, Liberia
  2  
Black and white American military training instructors, Monrovia, Liberia
  2  
Black and white workers, propellors
  2  
Three painted boys (snake society), Asmara images
  2  
President Roosevelt with President Barclay in jeep
  2  
Roosevelt with Barclay at a meal
  2  
Roosevelt with Barclay at a meal, landscape photos, North Africa
  2  
Roosevelt with Harry Hopkins at a meal
  2  
Roosevelt inspecting troops, city street scene
  2  
Firestone plantation village
  2  
Firestone plantation golf course
  2  
Firestone plantation village, rail car filling place
  2  
Firestone native village scene, young woman with child
  2  
Native huts, Firestone plantation
  2  
Firestone rubber factory, Liberia
  2  
Firestone rubber plantation
  2  
Two musicians, Firestone rubber tree, street scenes
  2  
Mountain road scenes
  2  
Gold Coast palm trees and boat
  2  
River scene
  2  
Mountain scene
  2  
Bull, cattle grazing, city street scene, three landscape photos, woman with child
  2  
Mountain and beach scenes, aerial photo
  2  
Coptic monastery, Nefasit, Eritrea
  2  
Nile River, aerial photo
  2  
Malaria warning poster
  2  
Chiggers on native toes
  2  
US doctor taking blood sample from native woman
  2  
Army doctors treating native girl with malaria
  2  
Vaginal "social" diseases
  2  
Vultures and dog, ship repair in Massawa
  2  
Native women anatomy
  2  
Native woman with skin disorder, four various medical treatments
  2  
Sgt. with two monkeys, painted native woman, boy with bulging cheek, army boat in river, mosque
  2  
Elephantiasis of the scrotum
  2  
Native woman with filariasis of the breast
  2  
Enlarged scrotum warning, Coptic church, Asmara scenes
  2  
Removed enlarged scrotum from surgery, three chimpanzee postcards made in St. Louis
  2  
Removing scrotum from native with elephantiasis
  2  
Native woman with filariasis of the breast
  2  
Billy O chimp with pipe, scrotum removal operation
  2  
Native with filariasis of the scrotum
  2  
Enlarged scrotum, filariasis of breast
  2  
Removed scrotum, 52 lbs.
  2  
US patrol squad; Africans with facial disfigurements; Young Mohammedan man, Central Africa; flag raising ceremony
  2  
US doctors treating native girl with malaria
  2  
Medical operation, mosque, firetruck, crane
  2  
Enlarged scrotum, filariasis
  2  
Americans removing enlarged scrotum
  2  
Scuttled Axis ship, malaria warning, enlarged scrotum
  2  
Leper, chief
  2  
Woman leper
  2  
Woman dying of leprosy
  2  
Native leper colony
  2  
Four native anatomy photos
  2  
African bushmen
  2  
Woman with steatopygia
  2  
Steatopygia, pygmies
  2  
Three women with fat disorder
  2  
Wall built of cans, North Africa, execution photo
  2  
Quonset style buildings, North Africa
  2  
Storage tanks for oil or water
  2  
US Army Air Forces four-engine plane
  2  
Accra harbor, Gold Coast
  2  
Mosque
  2  
Cape Palmas, Liberia
  2  
Young Mohammedan man, Central Africa
  2  
Landscape scene, 'This is Africa'
  2  
Two men with welcome to India sign
  2  
Unknown seaport scene
  2  
Ox-driven irrigation postcard
  2  
Soldier grave
  2  
Ethiopian spinning cotton by hand
  2  
Africans walking on road, photographs of Africans in groups
  2  
Christianburg Castle, Accra (cannons)
  2  
Gold Coast palm trees and boat
  2  
Cable car, Nefasit
  2  
Accra market scene
  2  
Captured Italian cable car system, Massawa
  2  
Loading military plane
  2  
Native dignitary, celebration
  2  
Instruction, PT boat, building entrance
  2  
Sphinx, two painted women, Billy O chimp
  2  
Casablanca raid article
  2  
US transport ship, fortress building
  2  
British building, patient taken from plane, native boats, group of Africans
  2  
Arab with camel, Parker House Roll
  2  
Asmara mosque
  2  
Train/locomotive, Eritrea to Massawa
  2  
Large tree
  2  
Eritrea orange grove
  2  
Eritrean boys
  2  
Railway/viaduct, Asmara to Massawa
  2  
Christianburg Castle, Gold Coast
  2  
"Atumpom" painting by Sam Smith
  2  
Kabba village drawing
  2  
Railway, mountains, Eritrea
  2  
Maiduguriblues poster, horizontal statue behind two men riding camels, street scene
  2  
Egyptian shirt salesman
  2  
Boat, ocean scene, 'Mountains in Eritrea'
  2  
Khartoum warehouse with guard
  2  
Painted native woman dancing
  2  
Native prostitutes, venereal disease camp
  2  
Native woman dancing inside Shangri-La compound
  2  
Gambling, painted African women
  2  
President Roosevelt reviews troops in North Africa
  2  
President Roosevelt and President Barclay shaking hands
  2  
Airplane refueling, four women with children
  2  
Airplane propeller work
  2  
Snake society Africans
  2  
US Soldiers collecting rubber sap, Firestone Plantation
  2  
Military airport(?), market scene, Doc and Billy O
  2  
Painted native women
  2  
Native women in uniforms, riverport, pile of fruit
  2  
GIs playing poker, mountain road scenes
  2  
Amphibious plane named 'Billy O'
  2  
Loading packages into airplane
  2  
Beach scene with surfboard
  2  
Americans capture eagle
  2  
Barracks, Parker House Roll
  2  
Soldier posing with grenade
  2  
Gutting a bull
  2  
Africans unloading poles, repair of ship, naval base, Massawa
  2  
Belles camp, landscapes, Parker House Roll
  2  
Military ships sleeping quarters, old mosque
  2  
Preparing bush cow for meat, Liberia
  2  
Actor with piano player, farming scenes, mosque, dining room
  2  
Twin engine military plane, execution photo, large building
  2  
American teaching native, bayonet practice
  2  
Military setup, enlarged scrotum, rubber tree drawing
  2  
Two soldiers with native in canoe
  2  
Red Cross truck with workers
  2  
Camp at sundown, Liberia
  2  
Military meal with priest
  2  
Mess hall, mountain scene
  2  
Africans gambling on US airfield
  2  
US Army baseball game
  2  
British military burial, landscape, dignitaries, native blacksmith
  2  
Military life, misc.
  2  
US Task Force Building, street scene, US classroom, landscape, mosque
  2  
Soldiers dressed as women, two men with welcome to India sign, groups of Africans
  2  
Enlisted man's club, Kay M. Wiest
  2  
Shipside drill, street scene
  2  
Airplane repair (note names on side of plane)
  2  
US Army Air Corps, Maiduguri, Nigeria
  2  
Military flag raising
  2  
Full company (Task Force 5889), moving patient from plane, WACS, native boys, mud building
  2  
Military flag raising
  2  
Sgt. Huffstatler at German consulate, West Africa
  2  
Three children, road map - Liberia
  2  
Black US soldiers getting off boat, monkey, landscape, snake society
  2  
Black and white band members, African yearbook cover
  2  
US Mail Call, shower note to Katy
  2  
Soldiers playing baseball, native woman with child
  2  
Black and white military baseball game, chimp, native boats, building
  2  
US Military funeral, chimp circus St. Louis postcard, native women
  2  
Military services map, Liberia to Asmara route
  2  
Machine gunner, landscape scenes, street scene
  2  
Outdoor woodshop
  2  
Camp with wire fence, print of drawing by Kay Wiest
  2  
Doc A.,Doc A and friend, misc.
  2  
Black American troops on boat
  2  
Chimp drinking from cup, camel's head, African military band
  2  
Black US troops arriving on boat, Army baseball game
  2  
"First American Negro Soldier" to set foot in Liberia
  2  
Chow line, soldiers, native war exercise
  2  
Black soldiers disembarking, Atumpom drawing, dignitaries, boat scene
  2  
Plane landing, painted native women dancing
  2  
African albino woman
  2  
War progeny, children, integration
  2  
Home of 300 Africans (Shangri-La camp)
  2  
Pyramid, native women dancing
  2  
Painted native women dancing
  2  
Native girls dancing, "Paradise Girls"
  2  
Dejected young woman
  2  
Painted native women
  2  
Native women dancers
  2  
Painted native women dancing
  2  
Painted native women
  2  
Painted native women, "Army-hired prostitutes"
  2  
Snake bitten man
  2  
Medical corps, snake catching unit
  2  
Snake catching unit official photograph
  2  
Street snake charmer with two cobras
  2  
Black mamba
  2  
Python, India
  2  
Snakes
  2  
Man with snake, Billy O, native woman, two men
  2  
Snake and snake-bitten finger
  2  
Python in India
  2  
Indian snake man
  2  
Medical snake catching man with two snakes
  2  
Native 'military police' drilling
  2  
Native MP training
  2  
Black Platoon marching
  2  
Mortar training of Africans
  3  
Cargo ships, scuttled axis ship, landscape, medicine man
  3  
Native band, native blacksmiths
  3  
Message drum
  3  
Country Devil dance/play
  3  
Street scene, talking drum
  3  
Native men with guns, Atta's funeral ceremony
  3  
Africans celebrating death of Sir Atta
  3  
King Atta memorial scene
  3  
Native chief/king memorial statue
  3  
Five young boys with drums, US Amphibious plane
  3  
Native woman scarred facial markings
  3  
Native man dancing, ceremonial witch doctor
  3  
Men making knives
  3  
Painted women dancing, quarry work, women with baskets on head
  3  
Nigerian merchant
  3  
Sailboat, Africans, Farmington River, Liberia
  3  
Native blacksmith
  3  
Attendant purifies air for native country devil
  3  
Woman making country soap
  3  
Death celebration, Akyea Mensah
  3  
Eritrean laundry
  3  
Africans gambling
  3  
Market scene, Accra
  3  
Costumed country devil
  3  
Native executioners
  3  
Country devil in haystack
  3  
Native country devil with boy
  3  
Native Merry Christmas
  3  
Talking drums honoring dead Chief Atta
  3  
Central African merchant with bowls
  3  
Dance of the Virgins
  3  
Three native women making foo-foo
  3  
Country devil dance
  3  
African witch doctor
  3  
Native scene, three women and two children; game; building; sphinx
  3  
Building, military flag raising, African women, native boys
  3  
Native men and boys, mountain scene
  3  
Native group, man with camel, cable car, passenger train car
  3  
Typical scenes from Central Africa
  3  
Africans cleaning, North African desert
  3  
African women, one with knife
  3  
Young native girl
  3  
Maiduguri, Nigerian village
  3  
Women with babies, Mosque
  3  
Native group scenes, street with buildings
  3  
Building construction
  3  
Liberian woman with child
  3  
Central African beggars
  3  
Americanized native woman, two street scenes, soldiers on horses
  3  
Two Africans fishing with baskets
  3  
Native washing clothes, "Blue Monday"
  3  
Young native girl, cargo ship
  3  
Native Africans
  3  
Dance of the Virgins
  3  
Native women
  3  
Talking Charlie and his wife - one of them
  3  
Bassa (native) bush girls
  3  
Native bush women - Bassa tribe, Liberia
  3  
Four women nursing babies, Gold Coast
  3  
Two native women bathing
  3  
Africans fueling, scuttled Axis ship
  3  
Man and boy pouring into large can, Banda Abissina, birds
  3  
Africans, West Africa
  3  
Africans, Central Africa
  3  
Native woman with bra
  3  
Seven men with machetes (ceremonial)
  3  
Nigerian native girl - scarred face
  3  
Native woman with child
  3  
Young native woman
  3  
Old native woman, heavily wrinkled
  3  
Woman pounding food, river and street scenes
  3  
Grain market, Asmara, Eritrea
  3  
Native woman with child, painted face and scars
  3  
Native girl
  3  
Native woman carrying firewood, Eritrea
  3  
Native persons, trolley on bridge, native bull session, Asmara
  3  
Native scenes, pots
  3  
Horseman with cattle, painted native woman
  3  
Native sailing on river
  3  
Africans walking on road, bridge/wall scene
  3  
Young native girl
  3  
US man with young native woman
  3  
Native man in straw hat
  3  
African drummer, native group scene
  3  
Large native group, giraffes
  3  
Native group scene, Kay M. Wiest drawing of snafu dock
  3  
Pulling in fishnet, Gold Coast
  3  
Native girl with compact
  3  
Plowing a field, Eritrea
  3  
Native, Central Africa
  3  
Africans with machetes and rifles
  3  
Boat building, coils of rope; native girl with skin disorder/scars
  3  
Street produce scene, two native women
  3  
Three native women with painted faces and dresses
  3  
Africans building a hut
  3  
Monkey bridge river scene, Liberia
  3  
Native village scene
  3  
Native mourners of Sir Afori Atta
  3  
Native women doing laundry, Shangri-La camp
  3  
Africans drumming
  3  
Native woman sifting/winnowing rice
  3  
Celebrating the African way
  3  
Native women weaving crab net
  3  
Native woman with child and fish traps
  3  
Native man with scarred face, Italian officer memorial
  3  
Preliminary stages of clitoris operation (ceremonial)
  3  
Native girls before devil bush cutting operation
  3  
Sex organ cutting ceremony, native masks
  3  
Bassa tribe girl prepared for puberty rites
  3  
Vaginal operation, before and after
  3  
Bush girl after cliterodectomy
  3  
Preparing girls for clitoris operation
  3  
Detailed photos of cliterodectomy
  3  
Three young acrobats from snake society
  3  
Snake society acrobatics
  3  
Snake society tumblers
  3  
Snake society, freighter ship, landscape, dog urinating on Nazi helmet
  3  
Snake society, scuttled Axis ship
  3  
Two young boys, snake society
  3  
Snake society acrobatics
  3  
Snake society, acrobatics with knives, snakes
  3  
Snake society acrobatics
  3  
Woman with tribal marking, snake society
  3  
Native men and boys, snake society
  3  
Snake society men, two native women dancing
 
Photo Negatives [subseries]:
  3  
Negatives of photos, mostly Africa: chicken on roller skates, Billy O with pipe, Christmas card photo, family photos, miscellaneous flora, fauna and landscapes
  4  
African medical
  4  
African medical, elephantiasis
  4  
African bush men
  4  
South African snake corps
  4  
Indian snake charmers
  4  
Snakes
  4  
Chimps, monkeys
  4  
George Abraham family
  4  
Loose negatives, Africa
  4  
African drums
  4  
Loose negatives, Africa
  4  
Female Africans, Liberia
  4  
Basket weavers, Kano, Nigeria
  4  
Ebony effigy of Sir Afori Atta, funeral feast
  4  
Christianburg castle, Accra, Gold Coast
  4  
Scenery shots
  4  
Sweater girls, Liberia
  4  
Native shipscraper
  4  
Native worker, Firestone plantation, Liberia
  4  
African tumblers, Liberia
  4  
President Tubman parading
  4  
Gin mills in Africa
  4  
Dawn in Africa
  4  
Africans celebrating feast, Maiduguri, Central Africa
  4  
Loose negatives, Africa
  4  
Cape Palmas, Liberia
  4  
Minaret in India
  4  
Loose negatives, Egypt
  4  
Arabs in Sahara, near Egypt/Ethiopia border
  4  
Main street, Asmara, Eritrea
  4  
African family
  4  
Native woman on Gold Coast
  4  
Liberian Policemen, Monrovia
  4  
Diamond mines, Accra
  4  
Coptic church, built for Moslems by Italians, Asmara
  4  
Native woman pounding fu-fu, Liberia
  4  
Monrovia dock scene
  4  
Native workers, Liberia
  4  
Aerial view of Ivory Coast
  4  
Loose negatives, Africa
  4  
Native kids, Central Africa
  4  
Loose negatives, Africa
  4  
Fauna, Firestone
  4  
Loose negatives, Africa
  4  
Fauna
  4  
Loose negatives, Africa
  4  
Native on bicycle
  4  
Africans dressed in American clothes
  4  
Shirt salesman
  4  
Two village/town scenes
  4  
Three North African soldiers
  4  
Africans pulling in nets
  4  
Misc. military
  4  
Personal army shots
  4  
Plane and plane crash
  4  
American soldiers in Liberia
  4  
Doctor checking child's spleen
  4  
Boxer (military)
  4  
US bomber
  4  
Native council with military person
  4  
Military bomber (no photo)
  4  
Soldier and native with machete on termite mound
  4  
Various scenes with soldiers
  4  
Family (not war related)
  4  
Troop ship in Atlantic
  4  
Trees and jungle
  4  
Termite hill, 15'
  4  
Bare breasted Doc with camera
  4  
NYC scenes
  4  
Beach, boat scene
  4  
City street scene
  4  
Three snails
  4  
Historic building
  4  
Arabic hotel
  4  
Arabs with donkeys, street scene
  4  
Man with little girl on cobblestone street
  4  
Soldiers mail call
  4  
Soldier on bicycle with chimp (possibly Doc)
  4  
Two soldiers boxing
  4  
US bomber
  4  
Misc.
  4  
negatives (4 rolls) of photos, mostly Africa
 
Books [subseries]:
  5  
'Campaigns of the Conquest of Italian East Africa,' 1942
  5  
'Tribal Markings and Marks of Adornment of the Africans of the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast Colony,' by Capt. C.H. Armitage, 1924
  5  
'Airway to India,' 1945
  5  
'History of Liberia,' by Abayomi Karnga, 1926
  5  
'Tribes of the Ashanti Hinterland,' Vol. I, by Capt. R.S. Rattray, 1932
  5  
'Native African Medicine,' by George Way Harley, M.D., 1941
  5  
'An Elementary Geography of the Gold Coast,' by D.T. Adams, 1941
  5  
'How to Make Good Pictures,' Eastman Kodak Company, 1943
  5  
'Introducing Africa,' by Carveth Wells, 1944
  5  
'Lighting Up Liberia,' by Arthur I. Hayman and Harold Preece, 1943
  5  
'The Belles of Shangri-La,' by George 'Doc' Abraham, 2000
  5  
'Introducing West Africa,' British booklet, no date
  5  
'Hunger Fighters,' by Paul de Kruf, 1942
  5  
'What to do Aboard a Transport,' by a Group of Scientists, 1943
  5  
'Psychology for the Fighting Man,' 1943
  5  
'Guerilla Warfare,' by 'Yank' Levy, 1942
  5  
'36th Field Artillery,' Fort Bragg, 1941
 
'Sex in World War II,' video of History Channel program, 2002 V-1450
 
Films [subseries]:
  3  
Large Film Reel, Africa
  4  
Small Film Reel, Africa (unidentified)
  6  
Film Reels, Africa (unidentified)
  6  
Film Reels, Africa 1943-44
  6  
Film Reels, Africa 1944
  6  
Film Reels, Accra (Ghana)
  6  
Film Reel, Red Sea (Eritrea)
  7  
Film Reels, Africa (unidentified)
 
CDs [subseries]:
  3  
Abraham Cornell African Archive introduction CD-335
  3  
Abraham Cornell African Archive CD-336
 
DVD's [subseries]:
  3  
George 'Doc' Abraham WWII Africa Archives DVD-211
 
Series II. Gardening [series]:
 
Clippings, correspondence, photos and slides, Green Thumb articles, and personal files [subseries]:
  8  
Clippings and photocopies of articles about Doc and Katy
  8  
Awards given to Doc and Katy
  8  
General articles, 1960-1969
  8  
General Articles, 1970-1979
  8  
General Articles, 1980-1989
  8  
General Articles, 1990-1999
  8  
Clippings and photocopies of newspaper articles
  8  
Christian Science Monitor columns
  8  
Misc. News clippings and Correspondence
  8  
Misc. News clippings
  8  
Clippings and Correspondence Regarding the cancellation of the Green Thumb radio show, 1979
  8  
Press clippings and Correspondence, 1979
  8  
News clippings and Correspondence, 1980's
  8  
Misc. News clippings and Correspondence
  8  
Correspondence with J. Robert Nuss, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
  9  
Misc. News clippings and Correspondence, dust jackets for Green Thumb book
  9  
Teaching materials, Community College of the Finger Lakes
  9  
Country Woman Magazine, articles and correspondence
  9  
Country Woman Magazine, misc.
  9  
Nursery Retailer, Q&A
  9  
Articles from the Tribune-Democrat, Rochester, NY, 1987
  9  
Chestnut Tree article by Doc, Tribune-Democrat, Rochester, NY
  9  
"Ground cover beets weeds" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"How to grow the world's largest pumpkin and squash" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Gardening is the biggest hobby" article
  9  
Green Thumb quiz for kids
  9  
Green Thumb question of the week - geese
  9  
"Easter lilies trumpet the season" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"How to identify garlic" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Gardening for fragrance" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Gardens and your septic system" by Doc and Katy
  9  
Questions and answers about wood chips
  9  
Weather and the garden, by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Take care to water new trees" by Doc Abraham, 1995
  9  
"Wildflowers for landscape use" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Walnut trees zap others" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Walnut toxicity" by Doc and Katy, 1977
  9  
"Tropical hibiscus" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"How to control fruit pests in the home orchard" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Homemade sprays to fight insects and disease" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"How to cope with tree damage" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Treated wood harmful" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Toxic mulch" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Storing tomatoes" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Rooting hardwood cuttings" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"How to get rid of fleas, ants, mice...etc." by Doc and Katy
  9  
"New Years Resolutions, 1987"
  9  
"How to reflower the florist chrysanthemum" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Tips on making a raised bed" by Doc and Katy
  9  
"Your kitchen is a garden center" by Doc and Katy
  9  
Articles by Doc and Katy
  9  
Misc. clippings by and about Doc and Katy, 1961-2001
  9  
"Green Thumb" articles
  9  
Various issues of the "Naples Record" 1996-2005 with articles about Doc and Katy
  9  
"Thank you" notes from Naples Central School, 1995-1997
  9  
Garden Writers Assoc. of America award, 1999
  9  
Various "how to" articles by Doc and Katy, 2000-2005
  9  
Agreements and contracts for "Belles of Shangri-La" from Vantage Press
  9  
Correspondence with Vantage Press regarding "The Belles of Shangri-La"
  9  
Articles about Africa by George Abraham for the "Cornell Countryman," 1943
  9  
Incomplete manuscript of "The Belles of Shangri-La"
  9  
Misc. garden advice articles by Doc and Katy, 2003
  9  
The Green Thumb Question Box
  9  
Cornell Univ. publications about Doc and Katy, Outstanding Alumni award, 1988
  9  
Correspondence with Cornell Agriculture, Plantations, and Ornithology, 1971-2000
  9  
Cornell Plantations and Ornithology publications
  9  
Correspondence with Cornell president Frank Rhodes, 1988 regarding environment curriculum
  9  
Photograph, Cornell 45th year reunion
  9  
Hobby Greenhouse Association correspondence and articles, 1978-2001
  9  
Correspondence with Margaret Herbst Public Relations, 1977-78
  9  
Misc. articles and correspondence, 1970's
  12  
Society of American Florists
  12  
Green Thumb praise
  12  
Green Thumb column promotion
  12  
Geneseo curriculum
  12  
Doc and Katy nature trail dedication
  12  
All American Nurserymen
  12  
Radio show scripts, late 90's-2002
  12  
Doc and Katy radio show transcripts
  13  
Funny stories
  13  
General articles by Doc and Katy
  13  
WHAM, Doc and Katy radio show scripts, 1990-2002
  13  
General letters
  13  
Lonsberry-Doc articles
  13  
Modern Maturity
  13  
Literacy volunteers
  13  
Obituaries and memorials
  13  
Poems
  13  
Prentice Hall correspondence
  13  
Rotary volunteer projects
  13  
Rodale Press correspondence
  13  
Teaching children gardening
  13  
Misc. correspondence to Doc and Katy
  13  
Misc. letters
  13  
Article query, correspondence
  13  
Thank you letters
  13  
"Why the Green Thumb clicked" by Doc
  13  
Misc. manuscripts for Green Thumb column
  13  
Manuscripts of various Green Thumb question box columns
  13  
Manuscripts, 1994-98
  14  
Garden Myths debunked
  14  
Manuscript to Luke Miller at Better Homes and Gardens
  14  
Unpublished manuscript on gardening for Family Fun Magazine
  14  
Unpublished manuscript, "Kitchen is your garden center"
  14  
Misc. letters
  14  
Retirees gardening
  14  
Handwritten manuscript by Doc
  14  
House plants
  14  
Prentice Hall correspondence
  14  
Correspondence with various publishers, 1990's
  14  
"Green Thumb Tips for your Golden Years" manuscript
  14  
Misc. Green Thumb columns, 1970-2004
  15  
"Houseplants" book cancellation letter from Macmillan Publishing
  15  
Book reviews and misc. clippings
  15  
Book reviews
  15  
Old Farmer's Almanac correspondence and submissions, 2001
  15  
"Indoor Houseplants" manuscript, 2001
  15  
Elder workshops
  15  
Green Thumb tips for your golden years
  15  
Myths and Facts by Doc and Katy
  15  
Green Thumb Radio show bulletins
  15  
Manuscript of non-fiction stories by Doc in Africa, sent to NY Times 194-
  15  
Original manuscript for Green Thumb Garden Handbook, 1961
  15  
Blank Green Thumb stationery
  15  
Misc. 2x2 slides
  15  
Misc. photos
  15  
Photo album
  15  
Misc. news clippings and correspondence
  16  
Book reviews
  16  
Green Thumb Columns
  16  
Articles about the Abrahams and their collection
  16  
"Primers for gardening pleasure" by Doc and Katy, 1990
  17  
"Organic Gardening Under Glass" by Doc and Katy Abraham (uncorrected proof)
  17  
"Organic Gardening and Farming" magazine, September 1974 (Doc and Katy on cover)
  17  
"The Green Thumb Garden Handbook" by George Abraham (Annotated)
  17  
"The Belles of Shangri-La" by George Abraham
  17  
"Houseplant: How to Keep them Alive and Well"
  17  
"How to Build and Use Greenhouses"
  17  
"Green Thumb Activities for Classroom Gardeners" by Doc and Katy
  17  
"A Bathtub Built for Two" by Doc and Katy
  17  
"The Green Thumb Book of Vegetable Gardening" by George Abraham
  17  
"The Green Thumb Book of Fruit and Vegetable Gardening" by George Abraham, 1970 (Annotated)
  17  
"The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening" by George Abraham, 1967
  17  
"The Green Thumb Garden Handbook" by George Abraham, 1961 (Annotated)
  18  
Scrapbooks of Newspaper Clippings (Columns by Doc and related articles)
 
Green Thumb subject files, alphabetical [subseries]:
  10  
Aloe
  10  
Alternatives to hazardous household products
  10  
Animal control
  10  
Ants
  10  
Apples
  10  
Artichokes
  10  
ASTA Garden Writers
  10  
Beans
  10  
Bedding plants
  10  
Beets
  10  
Beneficials
  10  
Bible plants
  10  
Biblical herbs
  10  
Biological control
  10  
Bird control
  10  
Birds
  10  
Black Leaf 40
  10  
Bonsai
  10  
Bromeliads
  10  
Bugs
  10  
Bulbs
  10  
Butterfly gardening
  10  
Cabbage
  10  
Canning and freezing
  10  
Carrots
  10  
Cluster flies
  10  
Community College of the Finger Lakes
  10  
Cherries
  10  
Chestnuts
  10  
Chile Peppers
  10  
Christmas trees
  10  
Coal gardens
  10  
Companion planting
  10  
Compost tea
  10  
Consumer research
  10  
Corn
  10  
Countryside books
  10  
Crab apple trees
  10  
Cucumbers
  10  
Cut flower care
  10  
Dandelions
  10  
Deer repellents
  10  
Dormant sprays
  10  
Dried arrangements
  10  
Dynamic Years Magazine
  10  
Eden Ranch
  10  
Edible Flowers
  10  
Editor and Publisher
  10  
Evergreens
  10  
Flower Arranging
  10  
Firewood
  10  
Flowers in hospital
  10  
Frogs
  10  
Garlic
  10  
Gardening factoids
  10  
Grasses (ornamental)
  10  
Hollies
  10  
Horseradish
  10  
Hydroponic gardening
  10  
Language of flowers
  10  
Latin book
  10  
Latin plant names
  10  
Lettuce
  10  
Lights for plants
  10  
Luffa guords
  11  
Medicinal plants
  11  
Melons
  11  
Men's gardening association
  11  
Microwaved dried flowers
  11  
Moles
  11  
Mother Earth News
  11  
Mulch
  11  
National Garden Bureau
  11  
Nectarines
  11  
Northeast Testers, Organic Gardening
  11  
Nursery Business
  11  
Nuts
  11  
Olives
  11  
Onions
  11  
Organic Gardening
  11  
Parsley
  11  
Peas
  11  
Pears
  11  
Peppers
  11  
Perovskia
  11  
Perennial Gardens
  11  
Perennials
  11  
Plants Alive
  11  
Plants Responses to Stimuli
  11  
Plastic bag re-use in gardens
  11  
Plums
  11  
Poisonous plants
  11  
Pollution effects
  11  
Pomander balls
  11  
Pools and pumps
  11  
Potatoes
  11  
Pruning fruit trees
  11  
Pumpkins
  11  
Quill and Trowel, 1995
  11  
Quince
  11  
Rhubarb
  11  
Roses
  11  
Shrubs
  11  
Snails
  11  
Soil Sterilization
  11  
Sprayers
  11  
Sprouts
  11  
Squash
  11  
Strawberries
  11  
Storage and drying
  11  
Sunflowers
  11  
Systemic pesticides
  12  
Tomatoes
  12  
Toxic mulch
  12  
Under glass
  12  
Vegetables
  12  
Venus fly traps
  12  
Vines
  12  
Water
  12  
Water witching
  12  
Watering and irrigation
  12  
Weed killers and chemical sprays
  12  
Wild rice
  12  
WOKR-TV
  12  
WOKR-TV Segment topics
 
Personal, Green Thumb, and gardening videotapes [subseries]:
  20  
Best Friends: Doc & Katy Abraham : V-888
  20  
Robbi Hawkin: V-889
  20  
At Home Magazine, 3/28/93: V-890
  20  
At Home Magazine, 7/04/93: V-891
  20  
Iris farm perennials, 1979: V-892
  20  
Green Thumb: Bob Mann's garden: V-893
  20  
Christmas Decorations with Ron Guidone: V-894
  20  
Glen Iris, Bob Mann, robins 5/4/96: V-895
  20  
Doc & Katey Abraham: 1st grades, 4/12/96: V-896
  19  
Barbara Lyons Plant Gift Ideas Good: V-897
  19  
Green Thumb - Home of Chuck Hallack: V-898
  19  
Green Thumb - Blueberries: V-899
  19  
Green Thumb - Pruning: V-900
  19  
Green Thumb - Protect Trees and Nuts: V-901
  19  
Green Thumb - Cumming's Nature Center: V-902
  19  
NCS Elementary School: V-903
  19  
A.M.R. Fridays - Doc and Katy: V-904
  19  
Green Thumb - Iris and Poison Ivy Watering Plants: V-905
  19  
Green Thumb - Fall Bouquet: V-906
  19  
Green Thumb - Blue Birds: V-907
  19  
Green Thumb - Sam Loyawcano: V-908
  19  
Green Thumb: V-909
  19  
Green Thumb - Mushrooms: V-910
  19  
Green Thumb - Mulches: V-911
 
Green Thumb and gardening CDs [subseries]:
  20  
WHAM - Doc & Katy, 1/28/05: CD-330
  20  
Selections of images from Doc Abraham 2: CD-331
  20  
Doc & Katy's book about funny incidents: CD-332
  20  
The Green Thumb program: CD-333
  20  
Selections of images from Doc Abraham 1: CD-334
 
Green Thumb and gardening DVDs [subseries]:
  20  
A Tribute to Doc & Katy: DVD-210
 
Audio tapes [subseries]:
  20  
Harold Dubois, 80090: tr8174
  20  
The Green Thumb, Sat., June 30th: tr8175
  20  
C. Brink tape, WHAM, 1955-56: tr8176
  20  
The Green Thumb, 10/4/75 : tr8177
  20  
The Green Thumb, Christmas Day, Saturday 12/15: tr8178
  20  
The Green Thumb (Sunday), 6-23-79: tr8179
  20  
The Green Thumb (Saturday) 6/16/79: tr8180
  20  
Green Thumb, 7/7/79 : tr8181
  20  
The Green Thumb (Sunday), 6/9/79: tr8182
  20  
Doc & Katy at Naples Rotary: tr8239a
 
Negatives: non-African [subseries]:
  4  
George Junior Republic
 
Oversize and miscellaneous personal materials [subseries]:
  21  
Sheet music: "K-K-K-Katy"
  21  
American Iris Society certificate of entry in the Iris Register of "Doc and Katy" iris
  21  
Ticket for "eye openers": Spring Gardening by Doc and Katy Abraham at McCurdy's Midtown
  21  
Invitation to "Victory on the Verandah," Ontario County Historical Society, Canandaigua, NY
  21  
Photograph of a steeple
  21  
Aerial photograph of a nursery with greenhouses
  21  
Math Matters: p. 29
  21  
Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service from Willard Psychiatric Center Volunteer Program, Office of Mental Health
  21  
Meet the OG Organic Gardening) Regional Testers
  21  
Editor & Publisher sheet, 1978 recognizing 30 years of garden writing in the Green Thumb
  21  
Green Thumb column, and award notice for Men's Garden Club of America
  21  
Katherine Mehlenbacher Abraham diploma from Cornell University, 1969
  21  
American Horticultural Society citation of George and Katy Abraham
  21  
Award of Merit to George & Katy Abraham by the Garden Writers Association of America: 1988 Quill & Trowel Communication Award
  21  
Certificate of Recognition of Katherine Abraham by Seven Lakes Girl Scout Council, Inc.; Phelps, NY; 1996
  21  
George Abraham certificate of election to Pi Alpha Xi in recognition of scholarship and achievement in Floriculture, 1938
  21  
envelope of personal cards, miscellany
  21  
Doc and Katy Day at the Naples Elementary School
  21  
A Bathtub Built for Two (2 copies)
  22  
Clippings and reprints
  22  
Belles of Shangri-La poster
  22  
50th anniversary card
  22  
Thank you booklets from school children
  22  
The Belles of Shangri-La (2 copies)