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Dates:
circa 1631-1973
Size:
79 maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Maps of Africa collection includes 79 maps and dates from circa 1631 to 1973. Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.

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Creators:
Acebes, Hector
Dates:
1949-1960
Size:
2 copy prints
153 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made on Hector Acebes's expeditions in Africa and South America, mostly during the 1950s. Many of the images document people and markets in Africa (1949 and 1953), including Kikuyu, Masai, Mangbetu, Fulani, and Bassari peoples. There are also photographs made in the French Sudan, Guinea, Togo, Dahomey, Cameroon, the Congo Republic, Ruan...

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Creators:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Dates:
2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials which document two summer undergraduate programs. This first program was a summer workshop on Indian culture organized with the American Institute of Indian Studies. Its purpose was to provide an opportunity for 12 undergraduate students from American academic institutions to go to India to gain a bala...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1979-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administrative activities of Peggy A. Loar, Director (1981-c. 1991) regarding Smithsonian traveling exhibitions sent on international tour. International tours of exhibitions were common in the 1980's and 1990's, the world economy changed making these tours more expensive. As a result, in recent years, international ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue from the Collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and Camille O. and William H. Cosby Jr." website as it existed on November 21, 2014. The website accompanies a physical exhibition titled "Conversations: African and African ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art, Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1983-2006
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity of exhibitions and special events at the National Museum of African Art. Also included are materials relating to the opening of the museum in its mall location, the building's 10th anniversary celebration, and biographical information for Roslyn A. Walker (Director, 1997-2002) and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art, Curatorial
Dates:
1981-2011
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents closed, denied, and unfinished exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). These records contain correspondence, research, notes, checklists, label texts, brochures, floor plans and designs, clippings, loan information, photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
1977-1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accesion consists of records that document the exhibition activities of Lydia Puccenelli, Curator, circa 1967-2000. Puccinelli was a curator with the Museum of African Art before it became a part of the Smithsonian Institution in 1979 and was later renamed the National Museum of African Art. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, ...

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Creators:
Barbara Jarocki
Dates:
1983
Size:
65 photographs (color, 4 x 6 inches)
2 photographs (color, 5 x 7 inches)
1 postcard (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley, and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art, Office of the Director
Dates:
1963-2009
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. The records consist of correspondence with museums, educational institutions, professional societies, corporations, foundations, an...

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