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Dates:
circa 1631-1973
Size:
78 Maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Maps of Africa collection includes 78 maps and dates from circa 1631 to 1973. Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.

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Creators:
Hamilton, Russell, (collector), d. 1911
Dates:
circa 1895-1909
Size:
193 Items (postcards and photographs, black and white and color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.13
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Assembled by English petty officer Russell Hamilton (d. 1911) during his voyages made prior to 1909, likely for the British Merchant Marines, documenting images of China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Kuwait, Oman, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, and Yemen. The items date from between the late 1890's and 1909.The 183 photog...

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Creators:
Evans, Victor J.
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Prints (hand-colored or lithographs)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-54
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting a Moro boy with a sheathed knife and two Igorot girls carrying spears. The collection is part of the Smithsonianʹs Victor J. Evans collection.

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Creators:
Jackson, Frank R., 1908-2007
Dates:
circa 1932 - 1999
Size:
2 Linear feet (3 boxes; 1 mapcase folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-068
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1932-1999, documents the personal and professional life of Frank R. Jackson, as well as daily life in Anacostia. Materials include color and black-and-white photographs, negatives, clippings, programs, certificates, scrapbooks, programs, and crossword puzzles. Many of the photographs depict the dismantling of the Frederick Douglass housing project and the construction of Henson Ridge.

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Creators:
Lathrop, Paul Alan,, 1921-2002
Dates:
bulk 1959-1972
Size:
0.69 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 0.69 cubic feet of material relating to General Electric's involvement in the U.S. Space Program gathered by General Electric employee Paul A. Lathrop. Materials include newsletters from the company's Missile and Space Vehicle Department as well as other General Electric newsletters; technical reports and p...

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Creators:
Lippe, Aschwin, 1914-1988
Dates:
1930 - 1988
Size:
36 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2012.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Aschwin Lippe was a research fellow and later curator in the Department of Far Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The collection includes his early research and writings on East Asian art, particularly Chinese paintings. It has substantial material on his involvement in selecting the paintings and writing the catalog for the 1961 Chinese Art Treasures Exhibition. He later shifted his research focus to medieval Indian sculpture. The collection includes journals kept during several years of field research in India as well as his extensive photo-documentation of Indian temples and religious sculpture.

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Creators:
Richard York Gallery
Dates:
circa 1865-2005
bulk 1981-2004
Size:
89.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.richyorg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Richard York Gallery, a New York gallery specializing in American art from early 1800s to 1950, measure 79.3 linear feet and date from circa 1865-2005, with the bulk of the material dating from 1981 to 2004. Three-fourths of the records are artists' artwork files, documenting the sale and consignment of nearly 6,500 works of art. The gallery's activities are also recorded through correspondence, client files, gallery invoices, inventories, business and financial records, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographic materials of artwork, and estate records for the John Marin estate and Sergio Stella estate (Joseph Stella). An addition of 10.2 linear feet, dated circa 1865 to 2005, includes artists' files arranged alphabetically containing printed material, clippings, exhibition announcements, and scattered correspondence and financial documents.

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Creators:
Whitted, Nellie Mae
Dates:
circa 1938-1941
Size:
22 Items (22 prints, postcards and greeting cards, color halftone)
36 Prints (silver gelatin (some on postcard stock))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-75
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Nellie Mae Whitted in Paguote (1939) and Acomita, New Mexico. They include images of Acomita day school and its students and teachers, as well as houses and Eagle dancers. The collection also includes postcards and commercial prints relating to Navajo Indians, Santo Domingo Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo, Ildefonso Pueblo, Taos Pueb...

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Creators:
Little, John
Dates:
2012, 2014
Size:
0.02 Cubic Feet (1 oversized folder)
17.02 Megabytes (4 digital image files)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five images taken by John Little of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103) mounted atop the Boeing Model 747-100 NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) (NASA 905) in flight over Washington, D. C. prior to delivery to the Smithsonian. The collection also contains one additional digital photograph taken by John Little in 2014 which shows an Air France Airbus A380 in low flight over Dulles International Airport.

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Creators:
Doggett, Drew
Dates:
February 2011
Size:
1 Photographic print (b&w; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 21 x 24 in. (matted))
1 Photographic print (b&w; matted, 10 x 12 in. (print); 16 x 18 in. (matted))
18 Photographic prints (b&w; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 18 x 24 in. (matted))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of twenty matted black and white photographs taken in February 2011 that were used in Doggett's series, Omo: Expressions of a People (2012). These artistic photographs were taken in Omo Valley, Ethiopia, and depict Suri, Hamar, Dhassanac and Karo peoples.

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