Thomas Seligman Collection, EEPA 2016-002

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-002
Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1970-2004
Languages:
English
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.

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).

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

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