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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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Creators:
Piper, Adrian, 1948-
Dates:
1966-1990
Size:
10 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pipeadri
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers related to Piper's dual careers as conceptual artist and philosophy instructor. Personal letters and financial material are also included.

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Creators:
Withers, Josephine
Piper, Adrian, 1948-
Dates:
1991
Size:
15 Pages (Transcript)
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
AAA.withjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Adrian Piper conducted by Josephine Withers, 1991 [month and day unidentified]. Withers conducted the interview as part of her research for an unpublished book Musing about the Muse.

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Creators:
Albert, Ethel Mary, 1918-1989
Dates:
1940s-1960s
Size:
8.33 Linear feet (24 boxes)
8 Sound tape reels
Collection ID:
NAA.1990-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethel M. Albert was an ethnologist whose research focused on communication and speech, and values and ethics. She pursued these themes cross-culturally across a wide spectrum of social classes, ethnic groups and locations. She received a PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in 1949 and taught a several institutions of higher learning before becoming a faculty member of Northwestern University in 1966. The Ethel Mary Albert papers consist of writings, photographs and sound recordings produced during the course of Albert's ethnological studies as Ford Fellow in Burundi in the late 1950s; field research among the Navaho; and materials related to a later cross cultural study of fatalism.

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Creators:
Ravenhill, Philip L.
Dates:
1989
Size:
2 Volumes (slides , color)
1 Boxe (dupe slides, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken during a research trip to Mali in 1989 to study the art and architecture of the Dogon and Bamana peoples. Accompanying Dr. Ravenhill was Stanley Staniski from Media Resources. Their work resulted in the video production entitled, Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali, for the National Museum of African Art.

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Creators:
White, Charles, 1918-1979
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 March 9
Size:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.white65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Wilbert White conducted 1965 March 9, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art. White speaks of his youth in Chicago and early interest in art; early encounters with racism; his early training in art; working on the Federal Art Project; his U.S. Army service; going to Mexico; his ventures in graphic arts; subject matt...

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Creators:
Gilliam, Sam, 1933-
Young, Kenneth, 1933-
Dates:
1984 Sept. 18
1984 Sept. 18
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
28 Pages (Transcript)
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
28 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gillia84
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sam Gilliam conducted 1984 Sept. 18, by Kenneth Young, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Webster, Sande
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1990 March 13-28
Size:
139 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.webste90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sande Webster conducted 1990 March 13-28, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Webster speaks of her background and education; her experiences working at the Berg Art Gallery, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania; opening the Wallnuts Gallery in Philadelphia, in 1969, with Meryl Aberman, Sari Robinson, and De...

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Creators:
Pfeffer, Gulla, 1887-1967
Dates:
circa 1927
Size:
1,561 Photographic prints ((9 v.), black & white, 17.5 x 24 cm. or smaller)
100 Negatives (photographic) (lantern slides, black & white)
443 Negatives (photographic) (black & white)
photographic negatives (black & white, 35 mm.)
12 Boxes (notebooks)
977 Photographic prints ((dupe prints) (4 v.), black & white, 175 x 24 cm.)
546 Photographic prints ((contact prints) (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 11 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document Gulla Kell Pfeffer's trip, ca. 1927, from Victoria (Cameroon) to Kano (Nigeria). She had spent time with the Zumperi, continued on through Takum and Wukari following the old trade road connecting the Grassfields with this region. From there she traveled to Pankshin, Jos, Zaria, before reaching Kano. The pictures have been captioned by Kell Pfeffer.

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Creators:
Washington, James W., 1911-2000
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1987 June 29
Size:
90 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.washin87
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of James W. Washington conducted 1987 June 29, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

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