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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (46 pages), 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The inventory numbers noted in the sketchbooks refer to entries in the Samarra Fundjournal (No.S-1) where rough sketches accompany detailed descriptions, location of finds, etc., cross-referenced to the sketchbooks of measured drawings. In the Fundjournal, the unpublished Houses have been re-numbered. Herzfeld used "In." as the abbreviation of Inve...

- The first of a series of eighteen sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, artifacts and decorative motifs, related to the congregational mosque; the palace of the Caliph (Dār al-Khilāfa, Bayt al-Khalīfah, Jawsaq al-Khaqani); the palace of Balkuwārā; the Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; and finally ...

- The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to sixteen houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings i...

- Original handwritten caption on cover reads, "Samarra 1; Funde; S-12."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 1 and 2 reads, "IN-1: Great Mosque (Gr. M.); IN-1: Great Mosque (Mosch.); IN-1: Great Mosque (Moschee); IN-2: Great Mosque (Moschee); Viollet; [Dār al-Khilāfa (Bayt al-Khalīfah)]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 3 and 4 reads, "[Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; --; IN-16: Miḥrāb, S. ʿAbbās; --; IN-13: Miḥrāb."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 5 and 6 reads, "IN-13: Miḥrāb; IN-13: Miḥrāb."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 7 and 8 reads, "IN-15: Ḥaram; IN-40: Bath (bad)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 9 and 10 reads, "IN-38: Dār al-Khilāfa (Bēt al-Khalīfah); IN-39; IN-36: [Dār al-Khilāfa]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 11 and 12 reads, "IN-18: Great Mosque, Miḥrāb (miḥrāb v. gr. Moschee); IN-27; IN-18: Great Mosque, Miḥrāb (miḥrāb v. Gr. Moschee)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 13 and 14 reads, "IN-19: Great Mosque, Miḥrāb (miḥrāb v. gr. Moschee); IN-19: Great Mosque, Miḥrāb (miḥrāb); IN-17: [Ḥaram]; IN-26: Great Mosque (Moschee); --."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 15 and 16 reads, "IN-49: [House IV], T-shaped hall ([formerly] Haus III, T-zimmer); IN-50: [House IV], T-shaped hall, [room 7] ([formerly] Haus III, T-zimmer); Takrit."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 17 and 18 reads, "IN-32; IN-33: [Dār al-Khilāfa (Bayt al-Khalīfah)]; IN-34: [Dār al-Khilāfa (Bayt al-Khalīfah)]; IN-35: [Dār al-Khilāfa (Bayt al-Khalīfah)]; IN-24: Great Mosque (Gr. M.); IN-28: Ḥaram; IN-21: Great Mosque (Gr. Moschee)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 19 and 20 reads, "IN-23: Mosque (Moschee); IN-30: Kāsat-i Firʿawn; IN-47: [House IV, room 6]; IN-48: Viollet [finds in Bāb al-Nasriyyah]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 21 and 22 reads, "IN-56; IN-61: [House IV, room 6] ([formerly] Haus B); IN-62: [House IV] ([formerly] Haus B); IN-63: [House IV] ([formerly] Haus B); IN-64: [House IV] ([formerly] Haus B); IN-65: [House II] ([formerly] Haus B)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 23 and 24 reads, "[Viollet finds]; [Ornament 34]; IN-58: [Ornament 4]; IN-59: [Dār al-Khilāfa]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 25 and 26 reads, "Viollet unpubl., [ornament 66]; [House V] ([formerly] Haus B); IN-77: House II ([formerly] Haus I); IN-76: House II ([formerly] Haus I); IN-71: House I, [room 1] ([formerly] Haus A)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 27 and 28 reads, "IN-69: House I ([formerly] Haus I); IN-70: House I ([formerly] Haus I); IN-72: House IV, [T-shaped hall] ([formerly] Haus III); IN-73: House IV ([formerly] Haus III); IN-74: House II ([formerly] Haus I); IN-75: House IV ([formerly] Haus III); IN-78: House II ([formerly] Haus I); [IN-50: House...

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 29 and 30 reads, "House II, [room 41]; IN-80; IN-79: House II, [room 36, 37, or 38] ([formerly] Haus I)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 31 and 32 reads, "IN-254: Balkuwārā (Tell Mangūr); House II, T-shaped hall (Haus II, T-zimmer); IN-85: [House III, T-shaped hall] ([formerly] Haus II); [IN-85: House VIII, room 3]; IN-82: House III, courtyard ([formerly] Haus II, hof)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 33 and 34 reads, "IN-83; IN-86: Dār al-Khilāfa (Bayt al-Khalīfah); [Ornament 251]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 35 and 36 reads, "House IV, room 2 ([formerly] Haus III, zimmer 2); IN-189: House IX, room 4 ([formerly] Haus VI, zimmer 4); House III ([formerly] Haus II); IN-185: House IX, room 4 ([formerly] Haus VI, zimmer 4); IN-186: House IX, room 4 ([formerly] Haus VI, zimmer 4); IN-187: House IX, room 4 ([formerly] Hau...

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 37 and 38 reads, "House west of Ṣūr ʿĪṣā; IN-199: Kūrah; IN-196: Weaver House, courtyard ([formerly] Haus Vb, Weber Haus, hof); IN-151: House VIa or Weaver House, courtyard ([formerly] Haus V, Weber Haus, hof), courtyard; IN-196: Weaver House, courtyard ([formerly] Haus Vb, Weber Haus, hof); IN-110: [House V (...

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 39 and 40 reads, "IN-108: [House IV ([formerly] Haus III)]; IN-126: [House III ([formerly] Haus II)]; IN-141: [House VI ([formerly] Haus V)]; IN-116: [House II, west room ([formerly] Haus I, westen zimmer)]; IN-95: [House III, north room ([formerly] Haus II, nord zimmer)]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 41 and 42 reads, "IN-160: [House VIIa ([formerly] Haus V)]; IN-168: [House VIII ([formerly] Haus Va)]; IN-129: [House II, west and east room ([formerly] Haus I, westen und ost zimmer)]; IN-129: House II, west and east room ([formerly] Haus I, westen und ost zimmer); IN-125: [House III ([formerly] Haus II)]; IN...

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 43 and 44 reads, "IN-130: [House VII, bath ([formerly] Haus V, bad)]; IN-169: [House VI, northeast room ([formerly] Haus V, nordost zimmer)]; IN-128: [House III ([formerly] Haus II)]; IN-107: [House IV, room 6 ([formerly] Haus III, zimmer 6)]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 45 and 46 reads, "IN-109: [House II, room 13 ([formerly] Haus I, zimmer 13)]; IN-103: [House IV ([formerly] Haus III)]; IN-102: [House IV ([formerly] Haus III)]; IN-149: [House VI ([formerly] Haus V)]; IN-123: House III, west room ([formerly] Haus II, westen zimmer); IN-150: [House VIa or Weaver House, courtya...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Finds, Sketchbook 1

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1989
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
July 1-4, 1967
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1967
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
circa 1837-1964
Size:
1.17 Cubic feet (consisting of 1.5 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial).)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Indians
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Indians forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1972
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Cutipa Lima, Juan de Dios
California Academy of Sciences. Anthropology Department
Zorn, Elayne
Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)
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Dates:
1971-2010
Size:
1,474 Photographic prints
11526 Negatives (photographic)
10 Videocassettes
11 Linear feet
57 Sound recordings (57 cassette tapes.)
11412 Slides (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.022
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Elayne Zorn Collection measures 11 linear feet and contains thousands of photographic objects including negatives, slides and prints. The collection material spans the years of Zorn's professional and student activity in the fields of anthropology and Latin American studies from around 1975 until 2010. The material in this collection reflects Zorn's long association with the community in Taquile, Peru which led up to the publication of her book, Weaving a Future, in 2004. Zorn also spent a significant amount of time conducting field research in Andean communities in Bolivia examining the relationships between tourism and textiles. Zorn's additional professional activities included serving as a textile collector and expert advisor for museum collections and exhibitions as well as performing academic duties at the University of Central Florida.

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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1999
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections