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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Nyim Kot a-Mbweeky III wearing royal dress 'Bwaantshy'; royal headdress known as 'Ntshuum Aniym'; necklace 'Lashyaash' made of leopard teeth; sword 'Mbombaam'; lance 'Mbwoom Ambady'; drums of reign 'Pelambish'; basket 'Kweemishaam'l' and other items of royal adornement. [Cornet J., 1982: Art Royal Kuba, Edizioni Sipiel Milano...

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III): aka Køt áMbwε'ky. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." Only this ruler has a Christian name. The aka names are often used. ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts audience around wives of Nyim Kot a-Mbweeky III reciting 'Ncyeem Ingesh', songs of the nature spirits, praising the monarchy. [Vansina J., 1978: The Children of Woot, The university of Wisconsin Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Nyim Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen [Mbop Mabiinc makyen, (Bope Mabinshe)] in informal dress, among a group of Kuba people. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Mb'øp áMábinc máKyéén: aka Mbøp Mábinc. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." The aka names are often used. The names are taken from Vansina Jan, Gesc...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Nyim Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen [Mbop Mabiinc makyen, (Bope Mabinshe)] wearing Woolworth necklace, gift of Elisofon. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Mb'øp áMábinc máKyéén: aka Mbøp Mábinc. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." The aka names are often used. The names are taken from Vansina Jan, Gesc...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts wives of Nyim Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen [Mbop Mabiinc makyen, (Bope Mabinshe)] reciting 'Ncyeem Ingesh', songs of the nature spirits, praising the monarchy. [Vansina J., 1978: The Children of Woot, The university of Wisconsin Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and travele...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts wives of Nyim Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen [Mbop Mabiinc makyen, (Bope Mabinshe)] reciting 'Ncyeem Ingesh', songs of the nature spirits, praising the monarchy. [Vansina J., 1978: The Children of Woot, The university of Wisconsin Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and travele...

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Dates:
circa 1930-2009
Level:
series
Size:
4.32 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Series 8 consists of personal biographical, medical, and historical material documenting Vivian Garrison and Conrad Arensberg's lives. It includes personal Garrison records, including a copy of her birth certificate; driver's license; marriage certificate and license; passports; Garrison family genealogy; and notes, reflections, and medical records...

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Creators:
Laning, Edward, 1906-1981
Peter A. Juley & Son
Dates:
1880-1983
Size:
2.2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.laniedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Identification cards and a resume; an eleven page Laning family genealogy; correspondence with Francis V. O'Connor and others, undated and 1925-1983; photographs of family members and ancestors, of Laning, including one of him with his self-portrait taken by Peter A. Juley & Son, ca. 1943, and of his work; writings, including lecture notes, article...

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Dates:
circa 1870s-circa 1940s
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.whitnels
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material includes genealogical information about Thayer's family; autobiographical notes dictated by Thayer in 1907 and some additional notes provided by Emma Thayer and an unknown source regarding Thayer's marriages; biographical notes written by Thayer's father, William Henry Thayer, as well as transcripts and notes from William Henr...

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Creators:
Cariss, Henry T., 1850-1903
Dates:
[ca. 1876-1900]
Size:
20 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.carihenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Cariss family genealogy; three letters to Cariss, 1880-1900, from the Gibson Stained Glass Co, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the World's Columbian Exposition; a journal of his passage by sea to Europe with members of the Philadelphia Sketch Club; a photograph of Cariss; a watercolor, "Potatoe [sic] Gatherers" and an etching by Cariss; papers co...

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