Christraud M. Geary photographs of Senegal, EEPA 1991-002

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-002
Creators:
Geary, Christraud M.
Dates:
October 1990
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
156 slides (photographs)
color
35 mm.
Repository:
Photographs taken by Christraud Geary during a research trip to Dakar and Gorée Island, Senegal in October 1990.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection includes 156 slides created by Christraud M. Geary in Dakar and Gorée, Senegal, in October 1990. In Dakar, Geary photographed collections storage spaces in the National Archives, objects displayed at the IFAN Museum of African Arts (also known as the Musée de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire), people at the Kermel Craft Market, views of Cap-Vert from the Phare de Mamelies Lighthouse, and boats in the Dakar Harbor. In Goree, her photographs include views of Goree Island, the IFAN Historical Museum fortress, street scenes, the House of Slaves Museum, and the artist Djiberi Ndoye with his artwork.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Arranged in chronological order.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Christraud M. Geary (1946-) was formally a curator of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives at the National Museum of African Art. She received a PhD in Cultural Anthropology and African Studies from the University of Frankfurt, Germany, in 1973. Geary specializes in the history of photography in Africa and in the study of African art.

Administration
Processing Information
Metadata created by Hannah Storch in November 2019. Finding aid was written by Eden Orelove in December 2019.
Collection was digitized in 2019.
Author
Eden Orelove

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. Original slides are housed in the cold vault. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Digital images are available online.
Preferred Citation
Christraud M. Geary photographs of Senegal, EEPA 1991-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Christraud M. Geary, 1991.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Dakar (Senegal) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gorée (Senegal) Place 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/