Query: Africa -- Ethnology
MS 7189 List of West African artifacts collected by Warren L. D'Azevedo
Creators:
Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology
Dates:
n.d
Size:
6 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7189
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

See finding aid to records of the American Ethnological Society for additional information.

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Marilyn Heldman photographs
Creators:
Heldman, Marilyn
Dates:
1960s-1970s
Size:
193 Slides (1 Binder, color, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

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.

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Historic Engravings collection
Dates:
1747-circa 1905
Size:
154 Items (29 folders, engravings, 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm.) or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2010-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Engravings collection is comprised of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905. The engravings depict subject matter related to Africa and Africans.

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Ernest Godefroid magazines
Dates:
1894
Size:
2 Magazines (periodicals) (illustrated, 26 x 33.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Two illustrated magazines collected by Ernest Godefroid entitled, "Le Congo Illustré: voyages et Travaux dse Belges Dans l'État Indépendant du Congo," volumes 12 (17 June 1894) and 16 (12 August 1894), both 12 pages including covers, front and back. The magazines include portrait drawings and photographic images of individuals.

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James Faris papers
Creators:
Faris, James C.
Dates:
1960-2014, undated
Size:
7.67 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-36
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

James Faris (1936 – present) is an American cultural anthropologist and epistemologist who received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1966. He conducted fieldwork in the fishing settlement of Cat Harbour, Newfoundland, among the Nuba of Southeastern Kordofan in the Sudan, and among the Navajo in the American Southwest. His research specializations include cognitive anthropology, art and aesthetics, ritual, social organization and reproduction, anthropological linguistics, and visual anthropology and critical theory and representation. The James Faris Papers, 1960-2014, primarily document his fieldwork with the Nuba peoples of Southeastern Sudan. His papers also include materials related to representation of the Nuba peoples and various controversies in visual anthropology and documentary film that related to Leni Riefenstahl and her filmmaking among the Nuba. During the 1960s Faris was drawn into activism against the Vietnam War while at the University of Connecticut and his papers contain ephemeral materials on radical anthropology and racism from that period. The collection consists of field notes, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, films (including scripts and transcriptions), videos, book and papers drafts, and news and magazine clippings.

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MS 2010-18 Phoebe Ottenberg research notes
Creators:
Ottenberg, Phoebe
Dates:
1952-1960
Size:
2 Items (linear inches. )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2010-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of the research notes of Dr. Phoebe Ottenberg Miller, relating to her field work among the Igbo in Afikpo, Nigeria, circa 1952-1960.

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Gordon Davis Gibson papers
Creators:
Gibson, Gordon D. (Gordon Davis), 1915-2007
Dates:
1936-2007
Size:
95 Linear feet (154 document boxes, 1 manuscript folder, 63 card file boxes, 1 oversize box, plus 64 microfilm reels, 137 sound recordings, 3 map folders, and 3 sets of rolled maps )
Collection ID:
NAA.1984-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Gordon D. Gibson. The collection contains his correspondence, field notes, research files, museum records, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and maps.The bulk of the collection consists of Gibson's southwestern Africa research. This includes his field notes, film scripts, photographs, sound recordings, and grant proposals he wrote in support of his fieldwork in Botswana, Namibia, and Angola. In addition, the collection contains his research notes, maps, drafts, publications, and papers presented at conferences. While most of his research focused on the Herero and Himba, the collection also contains his research on the Ovambo and Okavango and other southwestern African groups. In the collection is a great deal of photocopies and microfilms of literature on southwestern African ethnic groups, many of which are in Portuguese and German and which he had translated for his files. He was also interested in African material culture, especially Central African headgear. His research on African caps is well-represented in the collection, and includes photos of caps at various museums, source materials, research notes, and textile samples of knots and loop work. Gibson's files as the curator of African ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History also make up a significant portion of the collection. Among these records are his files for the museum's Hall of African Cultures and other African exhibits; his files on the museum's African collections, early donors and collectors of the collections; his personnel files; documents relating to his committee work; department and museum memos; meeting minutes; and his records as head of the Old World Division and acting chair of the department. The collection also documents the efforts to establish the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Film Center, now the Human Studies Film Archives, as well as his work on the planning committee to establish the Museum of Man at the Smithsonian. Memos and minutes relating to the Smithsonian's Center for the Study of Man are also present in the collection. In addition to Gibson's field photos, the collection also contains African photos taken by others. Among these are Herbert Friedmann's photos of Kenya; Hausmann's Libya photos; photos by Ralph Kepler Lewis during the Morden Africa Expedition in Kenya; and photos by Lawrence Marshall, Volkmar Wentzel, Alfred Martin Duggan Cronin, and Father Carlos Estermann. There are also photos of the exhibit cases from the Hall of African Cultures; photos of Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian African artifacts; and copies of photographs he obtained from different archives, including the National Anthropological Archives. Other materials in the collection include his files as film reviews editor for the American Anthropologist during the 1960s and 70s and his activities in different organizations.

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MS 1998-69 Russell Deihl manuscripts concerning the Dasenec
Creators:
Deihl, Russell
Dates:
1976
Size:
1 Item (linear inch. )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1998-69
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains two manuscripts concerning the language, culture and history of the Dasenec (Daasanach) people of Southern Ethiopia: 1.) "The Dassenich (Geles) People of Southern Gemu Gofa, Ethiopia" ; 2.) "AF Dosanich (Dosanich Language)," a short lexicon and grammar.

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Illustrations used in Bureau of American Ethnology and United States National Museum publications
Dates:
circa 1879-1929
Size:
2,000 Items (circa 2000 paintings, drawings, and photographs)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.133
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Artwork and some photographs used to illustrate articles published in the annual reports and bulletins of the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States National Museum. The material includes artwork by Mary Beth Chapman, Mary Wright Gill, Mary M. Hildebrant, Spencer Baird Nichols, and Antonio Zeno Shindler. Also included …

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Robert Gesteland collection
Creators:
Gesteland, Robert C.
Dates:
1957-1958
Size:
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.17
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Material from the 1957-58 Harvard Peabody Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert, including: Daily log of Robert C. Gesteland for the Harvard Peabody Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert, 1957-58, plus radio log for ZS3A and ZSR2014, South West Africa, Star legend interviews for Lorna Marshall and a trip log for Gesteland's …

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