Query: Natural history -- Africa
Russell E. Train Africana collection
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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Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1967-2004
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and project files of Brian Frederick Kensley, Research Zoologist in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology from 1978-2004. Kensley specialized in the systematics of decapod and isopod crustaceans, and was chairman of the Department from 1991-1995. A significant portion of these records document Kensley's work in the Seychelles …

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Website Records
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a section of the National Museum of Natural History website that accompanies the "African Voices" exhibition as it existed on August 26, 2016. The web pages include an online exhibition and links to educational resources. Materials are in electronic format.

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Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of seven field books documenting botanical collecting in southeast Cameroon during 1992-1993 by Jefferson S. Hall.

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in Accession 17-023 for Natural history -- Africa
Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1982-1983, 1987
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Janice Clark (1948- ), carcinologist and collections manager at the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center and the National Museum of Natural History, 1973-2003. These notes document specimens in Florida and the Aldabra Islands.

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in Accession 17-121 for Natural history -- Africa
Curatorial Records
Dates:
1925-1928
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-294
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Grace E. Pickford (1902-1986), a zoologist and professor at Albertus Magnus College, Yale University, and Hiram College. These field notes document her focus on worms while in South Africa as a traveling scholar of Newnham College, Cambridge. These records document specimens in the National …

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in Accession 16-294 for Natural history -- Africa
Ghana photograph album
Dates:
circa 1946
Size:
104 Photographic prints (album)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of an album containing 104 photographic prints dating from circa 1946. The photographs depict British soliders and native police, landscape views, a Victory Day parade, and scenes of daily life in and around Freetown, Sierra Leone, and Accra, Achimota, Takoradi, Teshi and Tamale in Ghana. Also included are images of the Volta River, the Oburi (Aburi) Gardens near Accra, and Osu Castle (also known as Fort Christiansborg or Christiansborg Castle), the seat of government in Ghana.

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Painted drawings by Rhodesian school children in the Smithsonian Institution
Creators:
Zilberg, Jonathan Leslie, 1961-
Dates:
1961-1967
Size:
24 Items (24 art originals : watercolor on paper ; mounted in album 25 x 31 cm. + 1 essay (10 leaves ; 28 cm.) + 3 appendices (5, 2, [1] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.))
Collection ID:
SIL-AA.XXXX-0016
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Consists of 24 watercolors mounted in a "Croxley Drawing Book" album ([24] p., interleaved with tissue paper) with the hand-written identification: "Watercolour drawings by f-emale & m-ale African primary school children" on p. [1] of the cover; 1 print-out of essay (2010), Painted drawings by Rhodesian school children in the Smithsonian Institution, by Jonathan Zilberg; and 1 photocopy of a "Suggested press release" for a traveling exhibition of similar paintings that toured the U.S. under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service from 1960 through 1970. The paintings were mounted in the album sometime between 1965 and 1967. The watercolors were created by children at the Nyarutsetso Art Centre, Highfield, Salisbury (now Harare) Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the course of art classes taught by Anglican missionary and art educator, Canon Edward Paterson, and date from 1961-1967.

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Exhibition Records
Dates:
circa 1963-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of files documenting the production of Hall 7, "Peoples of Africa and Asia," c. 1963-1965; the Gem Hall and Meteorite Hall, c. 1965-1971; and "Dinamation," 1990. Also included are administrative records concerning the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Exhibits Committee, fumigation, temporary exhibits, and related topics. Materials include correspondence …

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in Accession 94-051 for Natural history -- Africa
Curatorial Records
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Diane M. Bohmhauer, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes were created while studying marine invertebrates in the Aldabra Islands.

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