Query: Elisofon, Eliot
Simon Ottenberg photographs
Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
between 1951-1960
Size:
1068 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Simon Ottenberg in Southeastern Nigeria within the Afikpo Village Group, at the time a group of 22 Eastern Igbo villages (sometimes considered part of the Cross River Igbo grouping) in southeastern Nigeria, while on a pre-doctoral Social Science Research Grant from December of 1951 through March of 1953 and during field research from September of 1959 to December of 1960. Also included are photographs taken from June of 1960 to December of 1960 of Abakaliki, a town and the administrative center of the northestern Igbo people, north of Afikpo. According to Dr. Ottenberg in his publication about masked Afikpo rituals, "The Afikpo belong to an Igbo subgroup called Ada or Edda (Forde and Jones 1950, pp. 51-56), which includes the Okpaha, Edda, Amaseri, and Unwana village-groups, all of which border on the Afikpo, and the Nkporo and Adaeze, both short distances away" (Masked Rituals of Afikpo, 1975, p. 3).

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Chaim Gross Art Object photographs
Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1976
Size:
448 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 120 mm.)
44 Prints (visual works) (contact prints (1 volume), black & white, 8x10 in.)
227 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.XXXX-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects and of Chaim Gross's art objects taken by Lisa Little and Delmar Lipp at the Museum of African Art, now the National Museum of African Art, for the exhibit entitled, "The Sculptor's Eye," 1976. Lisa Little images are all 120 mm while Delmar Lipp photographed solely 35 mm. The exhibit was held at Worcester Art Museum, Cincinnati Museum of Art and the University of Georgia Museum, 1976-1977.

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Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
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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Stephen Grant postcards
Dates:
1950s
Size:
393 Postcards
Collection ID:
EEPA.2019-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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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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Joseph Nevadomsky Collection
Creators:
Nevadomsky, Joseph, ( -2020)
Dates:
1978-1990
1997
1978-1990
1997
Size:
196 Slides (35 mm, B/W )
9,243 Slides (35 mm, color)
5 Notebooks
6 Prints (B/W)
8 Prints (Color)
26 Transparencies (B/W)
11 Negatives (35 mm, B/W)
54 Color negatives (35 mm, color)
185 Color transparencies (120 mm, color)
196 Slides (35 mm, B/W )
9,243 Slides (35 mm, color)
5 Notebooks
6 Prints (B/W)
8 Prints (Color)
26 Transparencies (B/W)
11 Negatives (35 mm, B/W)
54 Color negatives (35 mm, color)
185 Color transparencies (120 mm, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Firestone Tire and Rubber Company study collection
Creators:
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
Dates:
1943 May 31
Size:
5 Photographic prints (black and white , 8 x 10 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This study collection contains five 8 x 10 inch black and white publicity photographs, dated May 31, 1943, of Liberian officials, U.S. State Department representatives, and Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. personnel, taken as they toured the company's war production plants in Ohio. Each photograph has complete typewritten documentation tipped to the back. Includes images of President Edwin Barclay and President-elect William V.S. Tubman of Liberia, Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr.

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Africa Inland Mission collection
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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Henry John Drewal and Sarah K. Khan Collection
Creators:
Drewal, Henry John
Dates:
1970-2011
Size:
2,288 Prints
37,682 Slides (35 mm )
39 Notebooks (Field notebooks and calendars kept by Henry John Drewal)
55 Electronic discs (DVD)
1 Manuscripts (document genre) (3 Boxes)
554 Sound cassettes (8 boxes)
236 Videocassettes (VHS)
187 Videocassettes (MiniDV) (3 Boxes)
40 Film reels ((64) Super 8 tapes and (16) 16mm reels)
241 Videocassettes (Hi8) (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2019-017
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains approximately 24,300 black and white photographic negatives and black/white and color prints (negatives and prints are collectively referred to as "Images"), field notebooks, and audio-visual material ("AV Material" including motion picture film, videotapes and audiotapes) produced by Henry John Drewal in West Africa (Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo …

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Beverly B. Mack photographic collection
Creators:
Mack, Beverly B. (Beverly Blow), 1952-
Dates:
2002, 2005
Size:
664 Digital images (JPEG.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 664 digital images (JPEG files) depicting the built environment, landscape and people of Morocco, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and South Africa. A large number of images depict people in and around the Gidan Rumfa palace in Kano, Nigeria, including spectators of and participants in a ceremonial procession celebrating Eid ul-Fitr (the end of Ramadan); servants, concubines, praise singers and musicians in and near the palace harem; members of the royal household and the royal guards; and Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano. Other images depict architectural features of the palace. Images from Morocco, Ghana, Niger and South Africa include various scenes of daily life, architecture, markets, cemeteries and landscapes.

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