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Creators:
White, Leslie A., 1900-1975
Dates:
undated
Size:
63 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4607
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Ballard, Arthur C. (Arthur Condit), 1876-
Dates:
1902-1936
Size:
60 Prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
7 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4527
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph album prepared by Arthur C. Ballard circa 1950-1956 and submitted to the Indian Claims Commission in connection with the Mucklesoot claim. It includes images of Muckleshoot people, artifacts relating to salmon catching and preparation, dwellings, textiles, and ceremonial objects. Also included in the collection are Ballard's manuscript ...

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Dates:
circa 1987
Size:
1 Video recording (30 minutes, color sound, 1/2 inch VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video recording of former Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Robert Adams, returning A:shiwi (Zuni) Ahayu:da to the Zuni tribe. Ceremony was held at the School of the American Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Also recorded is the inauguration of the Governor of Zuni and Tribal Council in the plaza. Please note that the contents of the coll...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1997
Size:
1 Video recording
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video shot by Barbara Johnson for HSFA, Chairman, Repat of a Cheyenne ceremony in Directors office for funerary objects repatriated to Cheyenne which they were depositing w/NMNH for long term care and preservation. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of i...

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Creators:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston
Dates:
circa 1969-1994
Size:
1,469 Color slides
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in Nigeria from circa 1964-1994, and focus on ancestral altars; artists; art objects in museums, including bronze plaques and carved ivory tusks; ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, Olokun, title-taking, and Blackmun's initation ceremonies; and people, including Oba Erediauwa and chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide; and street and landscape scenes in Benin City, Ife, Lagos, Ishiago, and Mbarri, Owerri, Owo, among other locations in Nigeria.

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Creators:
Ivanoff, Stephen ?
Dates:
ca. 1890-1900
Size:
130 Items (ca. 130 drawings)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS260447
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1961-circa 2005
Size:
6567 Slides (photographs) (11 Binders, color)
14 Documents (1 Binder)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 6,567 color slides taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg during various field studies among the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria between 1961 and circa 2005. The images depict Yoruba art and culture with a special focus on artisans, art objects, body arts, costume, festivals, hairstyles, indigenous photography, weaving and textiles. Cultural events depicted include Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art and wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles are also available in this collection.

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Creators:
Sully, Paul, 1949-
Gardsbane, Diane
Dates:
1980-1981
Size:
Film reels (3 hours 12 minutes, color sound silent; 3500 feet, S8mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage depicting ceremonies of "graduation" of diviners in Swaziland, Southern Africa, taken in 1980 and 1981. Collection also includes associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect ...

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Creators:
Little Chief, Daniel, d. 1906.
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
1891 February
Size:
1 Item (disbound volume (65 pages) of 29 drawings and 34 pages of typescript.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2016A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

29 drawings and 34 pages of typed explanatory text, formerly bound together, now disbound, plus an identifying title page handwritten by Albert Gatschet and one drawing on ruled paper. The explanatory text was transcribed from Gatschet's notebook, No. 2016-b, with corrections by Gatschet. T.p. inscribed: "Crayon Pictures of Cheyenne Ceremonial Cust...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs
Dates:
1976-1985
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the planning, development, and installation of the exhibition "Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual." This exhibition was created by the Office of Folklife Programs in conjunction with the Renwick Gallery and contained six hundred objects all chosen from the collections of nine Smithsonian ...

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