Thomas Smith photographs, EEPA 1997-015, between 1980-1985

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-015
Creators:
Smith, Thomas William Maccaulay
Dates:
between 1980-1985
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
606 negatives (photographic)
+42 contact sheets.
black & white
35 mm.
1 box
11 slides (photographs)
color
Repository:
Photographs taken by Thomas William Maccaulay Smith, an avid photographer, while serving as U.S. Ambassador to Ghana in the early 1980s. The images provide extensive documentation of woodworking techniques to include the carving of tools, stools, canoes and figures. Also included among the images are the textile production and blacksmithing.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Container
1

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 Mrs. (Jane) Thomas William Maccaulay Smith, wife of the photographer, 1997.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ghana Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Textile fabrics Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodworking -- Ghana Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blacksmithing -- Ghana Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Accra (Ghana) Geographic 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/