Thomas Seligman Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-002
Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1970-2004
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1742 Slides (photographs)
color
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs taken by Seligman between 1970 and 2004 primarily of West Africa, including Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Dogon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland, Kenya, and Morocco. Additionally, there are some images of masquerades in Cote d'Ivoire and Togo, and scenes in Ghana and Great Zimbabwe. Images depict cultural landscapes, masquerades, masks, vernacular architecture, and the Dogon people.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Images indexed by slide number.

Administration
Custodial History
Donated by Thomas K. Seligman, 2016.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Preferred Citation
Thomas Seligman Collection, EEPA 2016-002, 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.

Other Archival Materials
Other Archival Materials
ArtStor has made digital images of some of the slides from Mali (approximately 539 digital slides).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cultural landscapes Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masks Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masquerades Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vernacular architecture Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ghana Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morocco Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kenya Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Zimbabwe Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Togo Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Côte d'Ivoire Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Swaziland Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gambia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zambia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Botswana Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mali Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zimbabwe Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guinea-Bissau Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nigeria Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color slides Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dogon Cultural Context 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/