Edith McChesney Ker C0077
Published by George Mason University Libraries
An avid photographer of wildlife and nature, Edith Ker dedicated her life to traveling around the world taking pictures and writing journal entries about her experiences. In the course of her career, Ker participated in more than 70 professional photographic camping safaris in Africa, including expeditions with primatologist Jane Goodall. She also served as president of the Society of Woman Geographers from 1997 to 1999. Born in 1924, she died in 2003.
This collection contains approximately 10,000 slides, scrapbooks, publications, and archival materials relating to Edith Ker's nature expeditions around the world.
Organized by subject.
Collection is open to research.
There are no restrictions.
Special Collections Research Center also holds the Kjell Sandved nature photograph collection.
Ker, Edith McChesney, 1924-2003.
Edith McChesney Ker papers, Collection #C0077, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.
Collection donated by Jean Moretti in October 2005.
Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.