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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.

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Creators:
Wheeler, William F. (William Felix), 1943-2008
Dates:
1986-1998
Size:
8 color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2005-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by William F. Wheeler during his expeditions to Africa in July 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, and 1998, mostly documenting the Efe of Akokora in the Ituri forest. Photographs relating to the Efe people of Akokora in the Ituri forest include images of Efe people, camps, musical instruments, dances, archery and poison arro...

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Creators:
Robins, D.C. Major
Dates:
between 1920-1935
Size:
43 gelatin silver prints (1 album, black & white, 12 x 16.5 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1999-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Album is comprised of photographs taken in and around Patiko, a settlement of the Acholi peoples (also known as Gan) in Uganda, and among the Teso peoples of Uganda. The images depict architectural features, general appearance of both Acholi and Teso, and in some instances activities and rituals. Photographer unknown.

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Creators:
Ofcansky, Thomas P., 1947-
Dates:
1678-circa 2005
Size:
1 booklet (sheet music)
30 engravings
6 photographic prints
6 posters
1 drawing
2 documents
12 maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection dates from 1678 to circa 2005 and consists of 58 maps, engravings, posters, original documents and photographs related to East, Central and South Africa. There is a special focus on Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Tanzania and the Sudan, and the collection's subjects include East African geography, history, political affairs and African leaders, as well as European (German, Italian, British) and American colonization, exploration and warfare in Africa.

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Creators:
Acebes, Hector
Dates:
1949-1960
Size:
2 copy prints
153 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made on Hector Acebes's expeditions in Africa and South America, mostly during the 1950s. Many of the images document people and markets in Africa (1949 and 1953), including Kikuyu, Masai, Mangbetu, Fulani, and Bassari peoples. There are also photographs made in the French Sudan, Guinea, Togo, Dahomey, Cameroon, the Congo Republic, Ru...

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Creators:
Gilbert, Gladys
Dates:
circa 1870-1950
Size:
2 mounted prints (2 mounted prints that have been painted)
131 postcards (collotype (including tinted), halftone, color halftone, and photogravure)
1,580 prints (circa 1580 mounted and unmounted prints, silver gelatin and albumen (including cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards))
200 postcards (circa 200 photographic postcards)
24 prints (Album :, collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs in albums acquired or compiled by Gladys Gilbert depicting Indians and Nepalese people, as well as prominent Europeans. Most of the photographs are portraits of Indians and Nepalese, including the Rana family, who ruled as prime ministers of Nepal, kings of Nepal, the Maharajah of Jaipur, and men in military uniform, as well as members ...

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Creators:
Metcalf, Elizabeth H. (collector and probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1890-1944
Size:
735 prints (circa, albumen, platinum, cyanotype, and silver gelatin (some on postcard stock))
150 postcards (circa, halftone, collotype, and chromolithograph)
560 negatives (circa, nitrate)
175 negatives (circa, glass)
85 lantern slides (circa)
5 linear feet (Manuscript material :)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.107
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection comprises photographs documenting Philippine people, including Benguet, Bogobo, Igorot, Ifugao, Moro, and Negrito people, and their natural and built environment; it also includes photographs of the military presence in the Philippines. The photographs, including prints and postcards, were made and collected by Elizabeth H. and Sara...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 6, 2003
Size:
1 cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2003
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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United States National Museum. Division of Grasses
Dates:
1884, 1888, 1899-1965
Size:
13.84 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 half document box) (13 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 229
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the history of the agrostology section of the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (1901-1939), and the Section of Grasses, United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1912-1963) at the time Albert Spear Hitchcock and Mary Agnes Chase worked for the USDA and the USNH, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 6, 1997
Size:
1 cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1997
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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