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Gino E. Conti Collection (GEC)

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Brown University
300 Tower Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Tel: (401) 863-5700

Collection Overview

Title: Gino E. Conti Collection
Date range: 1928-1973, 1958-1973
Creator: Gino Emilio Conti, 1900-1983
Extent: 3.2 Linear feet
Abstract: The photographic collection encompasses the years of 1958 until 1973 and documents Rhode Island artist Gino Conti's travels in the American southwest and northern Mexico, primarily on American Indian reservations. It consists of over 3,700 photographic prints, negatives and slides, a disbound photo album and calendar pages used to record the locations of his travels. The collection also includes a box of postcards, a letter, newspaper clippings, art exhibition flyers, images of religious art and architecture, a reference book on the Tarahumana signed by Conti and a related ethnographic collection.
Physical location: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Collections and Research Center 300 Tower Road Bristol, Rhode Island 02809 Phone: (401) 863-5700 Email: haffenreffermuseum@brown.edu
Language of materials: English . English, Italian, Spanish, French
Repository: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Collection number: GEC