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The James Bell Bullitt Collection contains several hundred photographs, including many that document the archaeological sites that Dr. James Bullitt visited during 1928–1929 travels in Europe. The photographs are divided regionally, each corresponding to different parts of his trip. His visit to archaeological sites began in Paris and central France, where he spent several months before traveling to England for a month. While in England he joined a class run by the American School of Prehistory at the American University Union in London. He traveled with the class to northern France, Spain, and finally southern France. Each page linked below includes a brief background on the site or area that Bullitt visited as well as excerpts from his journal detailing his visit and observations.

Photographs from the James Bell Bullitt Collection are housed in UNC’s Digital Collections Repository, and can be found by searching on “Bullitt.” Alternatively, you can search on an archaeological site name, which can be found in the Specimen Catalog or map on the Bullitt Collection Artifacts page. Detailed metadata can be found alongside the original images, which are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.