Query: Elisofon, Eliot
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
Creators:
Patterson, Mary Marvin Breckinridge
Dates:
1932, circa 1960s-1970s
bulk 1932
Size:
113 Photographic prints ((0.4 cubic feet), black and white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller )
3 Photographs ((1 folder), color)
7 Manuscripts (document genre) ((4 folders), publications)
47 Contact sheets ((0.2 cubic feet), black and white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection measures 0.65 cubic feet, dates from 1932 - circa 1970s, and is primarily comprised of photographs taken by M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson during her trip with Olivia Stokes Hatch from Capetown, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt in 1932. The photographs document the peoples of Africa in Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan, Tanganyika (now Tanzania), Uganda, Congo (Democratic Republic) and Zanzibar, including the Baila, San, Shona, Xhosa and Zulu peoples. There are also some publications and contact sheets in the collection.

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William Ian Brinkworth collection
Creators:
Brinkworth, William Ian
Dates:
1901-1991
Size:
3600 Negatives (photographic) (0801-3332: B5-6; 3333-4422: B5-7, black and white ;, 35mm.)
637 Photographic prints (black and white.)
179 Transparencies (color ;, 35mm.)
8 Volumes (Books and magazines)
65 Manuscripts (document genre)
7 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

William Ian Brinkworth's collection, dated from 1901 to 1991, includes an extensive number of black and white photographs, negatives, color transparencies, books, audio tapes, manuscripts, and research materials. The manuscripts include Brinkworth's book drafts, film treatments, correspondence, historical documents, legal documents, journals and magazines in which his work was published.

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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
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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Thomas Weir photographs of Southeast Asia
Creators:
Weir, Thomas
Dates:
circa 1965-1980
Size:
12 Negatives (acetate)
13 Color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of people, pottery making, and a market in Vietnam. The photographs were probably made in Cambodia and Vietnam, though they may have also been made in Laos, Thailand, Burma, or Malaysia.

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Barbara Blackmun papers
Creators:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston
Dates:
circa 1970 - circa 2000
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of materials pertaining to Barbara Blackmun's research on the art history of Nigeria. The collection includes photographs, interviews, research notes, and correspondence. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation …

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Simon Ottenberg papers
Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Ottenberg, Phoebe
Dates:
1950-1960
Size:
4.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2002-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection documents Simon Ottenberg's field research in White Bluff, Georgia during the Summer of 1950 through articles, correspondence, field notes, reports, and photographs. Also covered is Ottenberg's field work in Abakaliki Division and Town, Nigeria in 1960. This portion of the collection consists of field notes and a draft manuscript. Please …

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Togu Na and Cheko (Outtakes)
Creators:
Staniski, Stanley
Dates:
1989
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 19,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtakes from the edited videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali." The film documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989. The edited videorecording was used in the National Musuem of African Art …

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Margaret Santiago photograph and postcard collection relating to people and animals in southern Africa
Creators:
Santiago, Margaret
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Prints (silver gelatin (including some on postcard-imprinted stock))
2 Postcards (halftone)
1 Postcard (photogravure)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting a Zulu mother and child, two women bearing loads on their heads, two women described as "South African native belles," a group of Namibian women using mortars and pestles, a Namibian woman and baby, zebras, and elephants. They include photographs made by Joseph Reiter and Lynn Acutt.

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Postcards and photographs of Panama, Morocco, and the Azores
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Postcards (color halftone)
8 Color postcards
10 Photographic postcards
11 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2002-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting the people and landscapes of Panama, Morocco and the Azores. The collection includes images of villages and structures in Panama, Andre Leconte postcards of Morocco and northern Africa, and an aerial view of an island in the Azores. Also included is a leaflet describing the history and culture …

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Russell Hamilton Postcard and Photograph Collection
Creators:
Hamilton, Russell, 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 photographic …

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