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Dates:
circa 1909-1910, 1989
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 8 hand-colored glass lantern slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition. It is unclear as to who the photographer was. Also included are black-and-white prints made of the lantern slides by Smithsonian Photographic Services (SPS) in 1989.

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Creators:
Wheeler, William F. (William Felix), 1943-2008
Dates:
bulk 1990-2004
Size:
1 Item (document box (5 inches); 5 oversized boxes (12x17.5 inches); and 1 oversized box (16 x 20 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2005-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

William F. Wheeler papers and photographs of Efe Pygmies. A large part, if not all, of these materials are associated with the 2004 exhibit of Wheeler's Efe Pygmies photographs and artifacts at the San Diego Museum of Man titled "Efe: Archers of the Congo." This collection consists of mounted photographs (20 x 30 inches and 11 x 17 inches); text pa...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "preview pages" for 9 mobile applications maintained by the Smithsonian Institution and made available for download via iTunes, Google Play, or a third-party developer's website. The pages include information about the applications, technical requirements, and customer reviews. The applications include supplements ...

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Dates:
circa 1905-1978 (bulk 1905-1920)
bulk 1900-1920
Size:
147 photographs
3 volumes (books)
43 postcards
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 147 photographic prints and 43 postcards from East Africa (circa 1907-circa 1914), especially Kijobe, which depict the activities of the Africa Inland Mission; Theodore Roosevelt's safari in 1909; views of Nairobi, Mombasa, Port Said, Lake Victoria and other landscapes; and portraits of Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kavirondo, Akawba, Gikuyu, Somali and Swahili coast peoples. Missionaries pictured include Hetz, Hurlburt, and Wallace, who is listed as photographer on many of the prints. The collection also contains 3 paperback books, published by Africa Inland Mission, which describe the history of the organization and the experiences of its missionaries: Faster Beats the Drum (1978), Another Hand on Mine (1975) and Gardens of Miracles (1976).

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1970-1999
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the work of Frank M. Greenwell, Smithsonian Taxidermist 1957-1999. Greenwell retired in 1999 and had achieved the title of Chief, Taxidermy/Conservation, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Exhibits. Greenwell was also a member of the National Taxidermists Association. Materials include information on...

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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:
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:
Durant, Margery.
Dates:
bulk 1931-1932
Size:
0.69 Cubic Feet ((5 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection includes 188 glass lantern slides that Durant shot during the tours; the slides were hand-colored by the photographer Edward Van Altena. There are thirteen reels of motion picture film, including "A Safari of Twenty Five Thousand Miles through Ten Countries in Silver Wings", a film on Durant's African flights. The collections include...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1978-1979, 1995-1996, 2003
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting three exhibitions in which insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992) collections were featured. The Dynamics of Evolution Hall, which opened in 1979, featured a section on population potential that was illustrated with a full-size kitchen covered in freeze-dried cockroaches that were rea...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1994, 2000-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the planning, development, and marketing of "Smithsonian O. Orkin Insect Safari," a traveling exhibition of live insects associated with the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Materials include correspondence, meeting materials, storyboards, floor plans, lesson plans, activity worksheets, schedules, brochures, images, posters, ...

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