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Creators:
Friendly, Alfred, Captain
Dates:
1958
Size:
59 color negatives
52 color prints
293 color negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
20 color slides
19 negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
12 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs by Captain Alfred Friendly depicting rock paintings, people, cities, Kariba Dam, and scenery in Africa. Friendly made the photographs in Nairobi National Park, Nyeri, Kenya; Uganda; Lake Albert; Lake Kivu; Lake McIlwaine (now Lake Chivero); Nswatugi Cave and Silozwane Cave in Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe; Cape Town and Johannesburg, ...

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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:
Coppin, Kerry Stuart
Dates:
2006
Size:
0.08 linear feet ((6 folders))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-053
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 2006 and measures .08 linear feet, documents community life in Senegal, Barbados and Cuba, as well as African-American community life in the United States. The collection is comprised of giclée prints.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 27-July 8, 1990
Size:
1 cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1990
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Montgomery, Basil Elwood, 1899-1983
Dates:
1928-1955
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7345
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents Montgomery's research on dragonflies and the building of his collection. Included is correspondence with entomologists and collectors, mostly concerning the acquisition of specimens; a catalog of his dragonfly collection; and notes from his research.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art, Office of the Director
Dates:
1980-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) exhibition records created during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1964-1982; John E. Reinhardt, Acting Director, 1982-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; Roslyn A. Walker, Director, 1997-2002; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. Exhibitions include:...

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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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Dates:
1747-circa 1905
Size:
154 items (Map Case M1 (29 folders), engravings, 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm.) or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2010-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Engravings collection is comprised of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905. The engravings depict subject matter related to Africa and Africans.

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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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