Norm Schrag photographs, EEPA 1995-039

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-039
Creators:
Schrag, Norm (Norman G.), 1947-1988
Dates:
circa 1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
89 Photographic prints
(1 volume)
black and white
5 x 7 in. or smaller
Repository:
Photographs taken by Norman G. Schrag during work in the Congo in support of his dissertation on Boma and the lower Congo from 1785-1885.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Graduated with a B.A. in history in 1970 from Goshen College, Indiana; received a Ph.D. in African History in 1986 at Indiana University. A Fulbright-Hayes doctoral award funded the research for his dissertation entitled,
Mboma and the Lower Zaire: A Socioeconomic Study of a Kongo trading Community, c. 1785-1885.
Following his death, an abstract of his dissertation entitled,
Changing Perceptions of Wealth Among the Bamaboma (Lower Zaire),
edited by Phyllis Martin, was published by the African Studies Program at Indiana University (Indiana University, 1990).

Container
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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 Jean Lauver, sister of Norman G. Schrag, 1992.

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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/