Query: Africa, West
Nicholas Hopkins papers
Creators:
Hopkins, Nicholas A.
Dates:
circa 1960 - circa 2000
Size:
18 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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in NAA.2017-11 for Africa, West
Simon Ottenberg (Postcards)
Dates:
1800s-1900s
Size:
5 Postcards
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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in EEPA.2015-004 for Africa, West
Togu Na and Cheko (Outtakes)
Creators:
Staniski, Stanley
Dates:
1989
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 19,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtakes from the edited videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali." The film documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989. The edited videorecording was used in the National Musuem of African Art …

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in HSFA.2004.15 for Africa, West
Joseph and Mary Wren Bivins papers
Creators:
Bivins, Joe
Bivins, Mary Wren
Dates:
circa 1960 - circa 2010
Size:
8.75 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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in NAA.2009-28 for Africa, West
Carolyn Loring Anders film of Native Life in West Africa
Creators:
Anders, Carolyn Loring
Dates:
circa 1928
Size:
Film reels (55 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1980 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in the Yoruba town of Ogbomosho, Nigeria. Mrs. Anders, who worked as the supervisor of native nurses in the local hospital, filmed various aspects of daily life including farming, weaving, pottery making, and food preparation. Footage includes scenes of masked dance ceremonies featuring different types of egungun (masked …

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in HSFA.1990.21 for Africa, West
"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1989
Size:
1 Video recording ((28:00 min.) , sound, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-030
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989.

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in EEPA.1989-030 for Africa, West
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
Dates:
1979-02 - 1980-02
Size:
9.15 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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in ACMA.03-031 for Africa, West
Henry John Drewal and Sarah K. Khan Collection
Creators:
Drewal, Henry John
Dates:
1970-2011
Size:
2,288 Prints
37,682 Slides (35 mm )
39 Notebooks (Field notebooks and calendars kept by Henry John Drewal)
55 Electronic discs (DVD)
1 Manuscripts (document genre) (3 Boxes)
554 Sound cassettes (8 boxes)
236 Videocassettes (VHS)
187 Videocassettes (MiniDV) (3 Boxes)
40 Film reels ((64) Super 8 tapes and (16) 16mm reels)
241 Videocassettes (Hi8) (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2019-017
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains approximately 24,300 black and white photographic negatives and black/white and color prints (negatives and prints are collectively referred to as "Images"), field notebooks, and audio-visual material ("AV Material" including motion picture film, videotapes and audiotapes) produced by Henry John Drewal in West Africa (Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo …

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in EEPA.2019-017 for Africa, West
Yoruba Crafts
Creators:
Bascom, William Russell, 1912-1981
Dates:
1950-1951
Size:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, color silent; 400 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.19
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot in Oyo, Nigeria during field research. This visual record reflects Bascom's approach to the study of African aesthetics, one which integrated an analysis of the social role, status, and function of the artist with his/her individual style, ideas, and technique. Footage records traditional Yoruba craft techniques …

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in HSFA.1989.19 for Africa, West
Rolf Jensen video of iron smelting in Fonta Djallon, Guinea
Creators:
Jensen, Rolf, (Professor of Economics)
Dates:
1995
Size:
6 Video recordings (8 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video shot in 1995 in the village of Medina Timbobe, Guinea documenting the process of iron smelting in the Fonta Djallon region. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document …

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