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Creators:
Fagg, William B., 1914-1992
Dates:
between 1949-1959
Size:
2,452 Photographic Prints ((21 boxes), black and white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document William Fagg's extensive survey work in Nigeria and his trips to Benin, Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Zaire. The photographs illustrate African cultures and works of art, especially those of the Yoruba in Nigeria. Nigerian artisans portrayed include a blacksmith in the town of Jebba, a craftsman casting brass at Ijebu-Ode, and a potter at work in Nok. Celebrations and ceremonies documented include the igue oba and itue ceremonies and the festival of leaves in Benin. There are also images of dances of the Bargesh in northern Nigeria and a masked dance at Nok. Architecture documented includes altars and shrines in Benin and in Oyo, Nigeria; a Birom settlement; Brazilian-style houses in Porto Novo, Republic of Benin; an emir's house in Nigeria; a Jarawa village in Nigeria; the mosque in Keffi, Nigeria; and palaces of Yoruba kings. Most of the photographs show sculpture including Benin bronze plaques and hip masks; Esie stone sculpture; Ifa divination boards, drums, and figures; a Kuba ndop (royal statue) in the Kinshasa Museum; Nok terra-cotta and wooden figures; and Tada bronze figures. There also are images of epa (masquerade) masks; gelede (men's society) masks; a head of Olokun (a male Yoruba divinity) from Ibadan, Nigeria; and Yoruba edan ogboni (bronze staffs) and ibeji (twin figures) from Nigeria. Images of objects by identifiable artists include a palace pillar, post and sculpture by Agbonbiofe; a door and epa mask by Areogun; and a house post and lidded bowl by Olowe of Ise.

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Creators:
Holcombe, Bryce P.
Dates:
1984
Size:
67 slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Bruce P. Holcombe in Cameroon in 1984. The images are from the Kingdoms of Kom, Bamum and Bandjoun. Prominent among the images are the Kom and Bamileke peoples.

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Creators:
Jetté, Ellerton Marcel
Jetté, Edith Kemper
Dates:
1967-1969
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((12 items on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.jettelle
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescripts, including excerpts of letters received from Horton's son, Colonel W. Gray Horton, writings on Horton by his son, reviews, articles and exhibition catalogs concerning Horton, and a London journal kept by the Jettés while doing research on Horton.

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Creators:
Associated American Artists
Dates:
circa 1934-1983
Size:
55 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.assoamea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Associated American Artists measure 55 linear feet and date from circa 1934 through 1983. The organization was founded in 1934 to stimulate interest in prints throughout the United States by promoting the sale of prints through department stores and other venues. Later, other genres of works of art were added and the department store abandoned in favor of a New York headquarters. The records contain voluminous files on artists; dealers, galleries, and museums; and clients. Also found is business correspondence, financial records, sales and exhibition catalogs, thirteen dismantled scrapbooks, and posters.

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Creators:
Eloise Thompson
Dates:
1965
Size:
20 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of twenty slides taken at the Kibo Art Gallery, which was run by Tanzanian artist Elimo Njau. Ten of the slides were published/distributed by the Kibo Art Gallery and depict art objects. The other ten slides were photographed by Peace Corps volunteer Eloise Thompson and portray people at a workshop at the Kibo Art Gallery in Marangu in 1965, including artist Elimo Njau.

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Creators:
Wasserman, Jeanne L.
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
5 Items (sound cassettes (7 hrs., 30 min.), analog.)
125 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wasser93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Jeanne L. Wasserman, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Cambridge, MA from January 28, 1993-July 19, 1994.

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Creators:
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925
Dates:
circa 1872-1873
Size:
9 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting a village, people, and rock formations in or near the Hopi village of Oraibi. The small albumen prints are the same as those normally used to make stereographs.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence with other Smithsonian offices created during the tenure of Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1980-1981
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the outgoing correspondence of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1964-1982.

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Creators:
Bry, Edith
Dates:
1914-1969
Size:
1.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bryeditp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Edith Bry measure 1.3 linear foot and date from 1914 to 1969. The papers document her art career and her activities with the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, printed material, photographs, artwork, and two scrapbooks.

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