David Henshaw Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-002
Creators:
Henshaw, David
Dates:
1920s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
32 photographs
b&w.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 32 black and white photographs taken in northern Nigeria in the 1920s. They primarily focus on the Henshaw missionary family, their work, and their community in proximity to the city of Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arranged in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
English missionaries Ernest Henshaw (circa 1895-?) and Georgina Henshaw (nee Mortimer) (circa 1895-?) married in 1923 and moved to Minna. They worked and raised a family there until Georgina caught Malaria around 1930, at which point the family returned to England.

Container
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Preferred Citation
David Henshaw Collection, EEPA 2015-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by David Henshaw, son of Ernest and Georgina Henshaw, in 2014.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Missionaries -- Africa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nigerians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Families -- Africa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minna (Nigeria) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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/