Query: Mende (African people)
Walker Evans photographs
Creators:
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Dates:
1935
Size:
225 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (3 boxes), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Peoples and kingdoms whose art works are shown include the Asante, Baule, Benin, Boki, Dogon, Fang (Pahouin), Ijo, Kuba, Lumbu, Mama, Mende, Mpongwe, Punu and Yoruba. Objects depicted include garments, doors, fly whisks, gold weights, headrests, jewelry, masks, musical instrument such as bells and rhythym pounders, power figures, pipes, staff finials, stools and wood sculptures of men and women.

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Vera Viditiz-Ward photographs
Creators:
Viditz-Ward, Vera
Dates:
circa 1990
Size:
48 Photographic prints (black and white , 11 x 14 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-021
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 48 matted black and white photographs, measuring 11 x 14 inches, taken by photographer and art professor Vera Viditz-Ward. These prints comprised the exhibition Paramount Chiefs of Sierra Leone, which was on display at the National Museum of African Art from November 1990 through September 1991. The images consist of portraits of paramount chiefs in Sierra Leone and include ceremonial clothes and headcovers, jewelry, handheld objects, drums, staffs and ivory trumpets. Culture groups depicted include the Yalunka, Limba, Koranko, Kono, Kissi, Mende, Krim, Vai, Lokko and Temne peoples.

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in EEPA.1992-021 for Mende (African people)
Frank A. Dubinskas papers
Creators:
Dubinskas, Frank A. (Frank Anthony)
Dates:
1972-1993
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-07
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Frank A. Dubinskas papers document his research into the social aspects of automated manufacturing at Apple Computer in the 1990s through correspondence, field note, reports, and slides; his teaching career at Boston College and Hamline University through course evaluations, lecture notes, and tenure materials; and his early anthropological research including …

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in NAA.1998-07 for Mende (African people)
Guy N. Collins photographs of Liberia
Creators:
Collins, G. N. (Guy N.), 1872-1938
Dates:
1891-1911
Size:
35 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Liberian people and the Liberian natural and built environments, including the Saint Paul River, rock formations, barricades, dwellings, and other structures.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.90-27 for Mende (African people)
Frederick John Lamp Collection
Creators:
Lamp, Frederick John
Dates:
1967-2019
Size:
7,789 Slides (color, 35 mm )
7,607 Negatives (color, 35 mm )
11,188 Digital images
60 Film cassettes (2 minutes long, 28 hours total, 8 mm cassettes)
14 Videocassettes (Super-8 video cassettes, 28 hours total)
6 Digital files (Digital videos, 1 hr 20 minutes each, 4 hours total )
97 Cassette tapes (Audiotapes, 147 hours total)
1,785 Pages (Field notes created in the Caribbean, Côte d'Ivore, Egypt, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, that depict African art and the Baga, Fulbe, Nalu, Temne and Mende peoples, among other subjects, and dates from 1967 to 2019., Field notes)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2019-016
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Eliot Elisofon Art photographs
Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1942-1972
Size:
5,000 Photographic prints ((10 boxes), b&w, 14 x 11 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Eliot Elisofon in Africa and in European and American museums and collections during his extensive travels from 1942 through 1972. African kingdoms and peoples represented include Afo, Anyi, Asante, Atie, Baga, Bamana, Baule, Bembe, Benin, Bobo, Boki, Bozo, Chamba, Chokwe, Dan, Dinka, Dogon, Ebrie, Efik, Ejagham, Hausa, Ibibio, Idoma, Ife, Igbo-Ukwu, Ijo, Jenne, Jukun, Kamba, Kissi, Kom, Kongo, Kono, kota, Kpelle, Kuba, Kuyu, Kwele, Lega, Lobi, Loma, Lozi, Luba, Lulua, Lunda, Mambila, Mende, Mossi, Nalu, Ndebele, Ngbaka, Ngoni, Nok, Nupe, Nyamwezi, Pende, Suku, Susu, Tabwa, Teke, Temne, Tetela, Tiv, Tuareg, Urhobo, Vai, Woyo, Yaka, Yoruba, and Zande.

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in EEPA.1973-002 for Mende (African people)
Uganda Photographic Album
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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in EEPA.1999-003 for Mende (African people)
Princeton University Press photographs
Dates:
1950-1960
Size:
47 Prints (visual works) ((1 box), black & white, 11 x 14 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document a variety of art works created by Africans. Objects depicted include boxes, bracelets, figures, gold weights, headrests, heads, masks, pendants, stools, and trumpets. Peoples and kingdoms represented include Anyi, Asante, Bamum, Bangwa, Baule, Benin, Chokwe, Fang (Pahouin), Fon, Ife, Lega, Luba, Mende, Nok, Pende and Yoruba. Princeton University staff assembled the collection to illustrate the publications entitled, African Folktales & Sculpture, ed. by Paul Radin (New York: Pantheon Books, 1952). Photographers represented include Ina Bundy, Eliot Elisofon, Walker Evans and Man Ray.

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in EEPA.1985-002 for Mende (African people)
African Art in American Collections study photographs
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
329 Photographic prints (1 box, 10 folders, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes 329 black and white photographic prints, measuring 8 x 10 inches or smaller, that depict African art objects and were published in Warren M. Robbins' book, African Art in American Collections (New York, Washington, London: Praeger, 1966).

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in EEPA.1991-006 for Mende (African people)
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
between 1978-1992
Size:
3145 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection primarily includes photographs of Limba peoples taken by anthropologist Simon Ottenberg during field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, and Guinea, from October 1978 through July 1980. The collection also includes photographs taken while conducting field research at an Afikpo village-group, in southeastern Nigeria, from January 30, 1988 to February 5, 1988 and in 1992.

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