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Personal Belongings (28)
Turnbull, Colin M (24)
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1954-1989 (23)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Bell & Howell tape recorder
Bell & Howell tape recorder Bell & Howell synchronized tape recorder in leather case, for use with black & white camera; personal belonging of Colin Turnbull.
2.
Plastic and metal hair comb
Plastic and metal hair comb Black plastic hair comb with metal prongs, black panther fist and peace sign engraved into handle.
3.
Smith & Corona typewriter
Smith & Corona typewriter Black Smith & Corona manual typewriter used by Joseph Towles in the field in the 1960s; top cover has the word "SILENT."
4.
Typewriter case
Typewriter case Black typewriter case with two metal clasps and twine handle.
5.
35mm Camera
35mm Camera Cavalier EE Auto 35mm Camera; Modified/renamed version of Taron Auto EE (1963); in leather carrying case; c. 1965.
6.
Desk set
Desk set Colin Turnbull's alabaster desk set with two pens; engraved "JILUC," meaning "Joseph I Love You, Colin."
7.
Miscellaneous objects
Miscellaneous objects From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a metal cup, an ornate metal top (broken and rusted), broken wooden beads, and a gold-painted plastic top.
8.
Necklace
Necklace From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a necklace with heart-shaped enclosure and wooden beads.
9.
Cowry shells
Cowry shells From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; a small box of cowry shells.
10.
Water pitcher
Water pitcher From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Brass water pitcher with ornate snake handle; main body of pitcher decorated with animals, trees, and a shrine; spout has bird and leaf motif.
11.
Coaster
Coaster From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; coaster with crossstitch around border.
12.
Copper teapot
Copper teapot From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Copper teapot, lid has four images of a face, body has four embossed designs, greek key design around base, spout resembles elephant trunk.
13.
Strand of beads
Strand of beads From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Four strands of silver beads with a screw closure and two decorated pieces with Buddhist images.
14.
Double-sided spoon
Double-sided spoon From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; metal double-sided spoon with religious images on all sides.
15.
Metal pin
Metal pin From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; metal souvenir pin, possibly of a Buddhist temple.
16.
Cymbals
Cymbals From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; set of cymbals connected by a chain, leather straps connect cymbals to chain.
17.
Siva statue
Siva statue From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Siva with four arms, a serpent around his neck and legs, standing on a child in front of a circle with flames.
18.
Lion ring
Lion ring From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; tarnished metal lion-faced ring.
19.
Iron rings
Iron rings From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; two iron rings.
20.
Oil lamps
Oil lamps From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; two oil lamps.