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Donald Watts Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0011

Scope and Contents

The photographic collection of Donald Watts is composed of slides and a few photographs from Watts' travels in Afghanistan in 1973 to early 1975 while a Peace Corps volunteer in Kabul. Subjects of the images include Balkh, Bamiyan, Band-I-Amir, Bost, Herat, Kabul, Istalif, Herat, Nuristan, and other cities, provinces, and sites. The slides are sorted by location or other topic. The photographs were identified as being about Kabul, Watts' residence in Kabul, children, Kochis, Peace Corps, Panjshir, and unidentified.


  • circa 1973-1975


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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Conditions Governing Use

Donald Watts retained copyright to these materials, but granted the university the nonexclusive right to authorize all uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes pursuant to a Creative Commons Attribution, Noncommercial license.

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0.6 Cubic Feet (1 slide box, 1 document box)

Language of Materials



Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

Donated by Donald Watts per a signed donation agreement in 2015 while a note found with the collection indicated that the collection may have arrived at UNO Libraries on August 15, 2013. Due to the preservation concerns of the Post-It note, it was removed from the collection materials.


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Donald Watts Papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Edition statement
2nd edition

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States