Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden
Book, Congo Eden


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Books
African American History Books ➔ Book, Congo Eden

Identifier:
2019.1.51
Description:
Jobe Akeley, Mary L. Congo Eden. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1950.

Congo Eden was written by Mary L. Jobe Akeley and was published by Dodd, Mead & Company in 1950. It is an account of Akeley's expedition to the Belgian Congo in 1947. 
Date:
1950
Materials:
Paper
Dimensions:
9.5"" h 6"" w 1.5"" d
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Makers/Donors
Mary Jobe Akeley
Mary Jobe Akeley, born in 1878, was an American author, explorer, and photographer. She worked at the American Museum of Natural History and founded Camp Mystic which was an outdoor camp for girls. She passed away in 1966. 

Ruth Herrick
Born on July 6, 1895 in Ohio, Ruth Herrick became known as one of the first women physicians in Michigan. She studied at the University of Chicago Medical College and at Blodgett Memorial Hospital. Afterwards she began her practice in 1931 in Grand Rapids. She was an avid collector and took a strong interest in archaeology, having lectured at the Greenfield Village Museum and wrote and published a book entitled "Greentown glass: the Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company and allied manufacturers (1959)". In 1961 she cooperated with the Kent County Medical Society in compiling a historic medical collection. She retired in 1973 and later passed away after an automobile accident on June 7, 1974, with many of her assets bequeathed to the Public Museum.
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