Query: *
Russell E. Train Africana collection
Creators:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)
Dates:
1663-2004
Size:
6,500 Items (estimated)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa.

Digital Content Available

Hollis and Sons. Ten-bore half stocked percussion shot and ball gun, made for the African trade, with the stock extended and native repairs with shrunken leather, and native brass wire
Level:
file
Dates:
circa 1860
Size:
1 Item (Artifacts (object genre), 50 in. (length))
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Digital Content Available

Flute
Level:
file
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (Artifacts (object genre), 23.25 in. (length), 1.25 in. (diameter))
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Digital Content Available

Two arrows from Africa
Level:
file
Dates:
circa 1956
Size:
2 Items (Artifacts (object genre), 24 in. (length))
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Digital Content Available

The London Missionary Society, after London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company(?), The life and work of David Livingstone
Level:
file
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Item (9 x 9 cm, in box 26 x 9 x 11 cm)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Digital Content Available

Printed broadside issued by Glasgow College announcing an address by David Livingstone
Level:
file
Dates:
1858 February 24
Size:
1 Item (14.5 x 9.5in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Digital Content Available

Chapman, Abel, 1851-1929. Collection of 124 original ink and wash drawings by Chapman for Savage Sudan
Level:
file
Dates:
1913-1919
Size:
2 Volumes (Drawings (visual works); Works of art, 10 x 15 x 1.25 in. (bound journal), 7.25 x 10.75 in. (artwork))
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

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Chapman, Abel, 1851-1929, artist. Original pen and ink drawing of "Eland bull," from page 168 in On safari
Level:
file
Dates:
1907 June 14
Size:
1 Item (Drawings (visual works); Works of art, 9.75 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Digital Content Available

Chapman, Abel, 1851-1929, artist. Original pen and ink drawing of "Elephant cow feeding on cane grass"
Level:
file
Dates:
circa 1907 February 8
Size:
1 Item (Drawings (visual works); Works of art, 10 X 6.75 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Digital Content Available

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