Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2016-005

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-005
Creators:
Heldman, Marilyn
Dates:
1960s-1970s
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
193 Slides
1 Binder
color
35 mm
Repository:
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in the 1960s and 1970s. Many of the photos were taken during fieldwork in Northern Ethiopia, supported by a National Endowment for the Humanities post-doctorate fellowship (1973-1974), or while working as a Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967). Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Marilyn Heldman is an Adjunct Professor of Art History at American University (Washington, D.C.). Published in such journals as the
Journal of Religion in Africa
,
African Arts
and
Northeast African Studies
, Heldman has also written numerous books, notably
African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia
(1993) (cowritten with Stuart C. Munro-Hay). Heldman received a post-doctorate fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts to complete field work in Northern Ethiopia (1973-1974). She has also held positions as Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Missouri at St. Louis and Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967).

Administration
Author
Eden Orelove
Custodial History
Donated by Marilyn Heldman, 2016.

Container
1

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Marilyn Heldman Photographs, EEPA 2016-005, 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.
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Hausa (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fulani Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Ife (Nigeria) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kano (Nigeria) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bamileke (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lagos (Nigeria) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Yoruba (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oyo (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benin Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Somalia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Egypt Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Relief (Sculpture) Topical 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/