Beverly Mack photographs, EEPA 1984-002, 1979-1984

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1984-002
Creators:
Mack, Beverly
Dates:
1979-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 volumes
725 slides (photographs)
color
7 slides (photographs)
black & white
Repository:
Photographs taken by Beverly Mack in Sierra Leone and of the Hausa people in Kano, Nigeria. The photographs document the cultures of northern Nigeria and Sierra Leone, including the Hausa people. Locations include Fourah Bay College in Freetown and Port Loko, Sierra Leone, and Kana and Zaria, Nigeria. Africans are shown buying and selling in markets, holding an Islamic celebration at the palace in Kano and riding horses. Architecture shown includes exteriors and interiors of buildings such as houses and Islamic structures, as well as street scenes.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has taught Hausa at Yale University, African history at Georgetown University and African/Afro-American literature at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. It was at Kano where she had lived for three years doing fieldwork.

Container
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Beverly Mack, 1984.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Color slides Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kano (Nigiera: Emirate) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nigeria Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sierra Leone Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hausa (African people) Cultural_context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/