Congopresse study photographs, EEPA 1993-016

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-016
Creators:
Congopresse
Dates:
1930-1960
Languages:
Multiple languages
Physical Description:
392 Photographic prints
(4 albums)
black & white
18 x 24 mm.
Repository:
Photographs taken by Congopresse photographers in the Belgian Congo. Accompanying the images are French and Flemish language captions which include specific information on locations and photographers, though often without dates.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

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

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by the African Study Center of Boston University which had received them from the African Museum Tervuren, Belgium (formerly the Central African Museum or Musee Royal de L'Afrique Centrale), 1993. The African Museum Tervuren holds the archives of the Congopresse.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kisangani (Congo) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kinshasa (Congo) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kasai River Valley (Angola and Congo) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ruwenzori Mountains (Uganda and Congo) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographic prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Type 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/