Timothy Garrard photographic collection, EEPA 2009-013, 1980-2002

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2009-013
Creators:
Garrard, Timothy F.
Dates:
1980-2002
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
25,000 items
negatives
color
35mm
photographic prints
color
4 x 6 inches
Repository:
The collection consists of approximately 25,000 images (negatives and prints) taken by the late Dr. Timothy Garrard (1943-2007). Some images were taken in Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso between 1980-1990, but the majority were taken in Cote d'Ivoire from 1983-2002. Subjects depicted include natural and cultural landscapes, the Senufo Poro society, and the Akan, Baule and Senufo peoples.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Negatives are arranged by binder and reflects the original order established by the photographer.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Dr. Timothy F. Garrard (1943-2007) was a British lawyer and archaeologist who lived and worked most of his adult life in West Africa, including Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire. He is known for his scholarly work on the gold trade, and in particular, his study of goldweights, the bronze castings used for weighing gold dust, the original currency of the region.

General note
General note
Title provided by EEPA staff.

Container
25000

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation note
Timothy Garrard photographic collection, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Timothy Garrard, 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Senufo (African people) Cultural_context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographic prints Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goldweights Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negatives Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural landscapes Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mali Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural landscapes Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Côte d'Ivoire Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ghana Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burkina Faso Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baule (African people) Cultural_context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Akan (African people) Cultural_context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poro (Society) Corporate Name 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/