[Paul Kruse and Ceylon Museum of Archaelogy Librarian]

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Photograph of Paul Kruse (left) and Mr. Foneska, a librarian at the Ceylon Museum of Archaelogy in Colombo, Sri Lanka, examining the Singaleech Gabeede Boek, an octavo of Sinhalese prayers and the first book printed in the Sinhalese language. Printed information included in a photo album sleeve with the photograph identifies Kruse and Mr. Foneska and provides more information about the printing of the octavo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm

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Creator: Unknown. November 1964.

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Photograph of Paul Kruse (left) and Mr. Foneska, a librarian at the Ceylon Museum of Archaelogy in Colombo, Sri Lanka, examining the Singaleech Gabeede Boek, an octavo of Sinhalese prayers and the first book printed in the Sinhalese language. Printed information included in a photo album sleeve with the photograph identifies Kruse and Mr. Foneska and provides more information about the printing of the octavo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm

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  • Preferred Citation: Paul Kruse Papers (U0740), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Paul Kruse Papers

Drawn from a larger tangible collection held by UNT Special Collections, this selection of papers and photographs includes correspondence between Professor Paul Kruse and Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind.

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[Paul Kruse and Ceylon Museum of Archaelogy Librarian], photograph, November 1964; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1633660/: accessed June 15, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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