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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
circa 1935-1978
Size:
14000 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm)
30000 Slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.

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Creators:
Chaveas, Lucille
Dates:
2003
Size:
17 Items (photographic prints , color.)
23 Negatives (35mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2013-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 17 color photographic prints and (23) 35mm negatives which were taken in Sierra Leone in 2003, which focus on textile manufacture, specifically needlepointed carpet slippers worn by the Krio women of Freetown.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1893-1965
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 1 oversize folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Africa
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Africa, Continent Of forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
International Theriological Congress
Dates:
1974-2005
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Materials include press dispatches, clippings, photographs, personal documentation, a scrapbook, a copy of "H. O. No. 138 - Sailing Directions for Antarctica - 1943" with a special supplement dated 1947; and philatelic samples.

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Creators:
Sabbagh, Michael E.
Dates:
circa 1978
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-42
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of a Masai man, made at Ngorongoro Crater in the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania.

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Creators:
Pringle, Robert, 1936-
Dates:
circa 1980-1989
Size:
2,136 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
829 negatives (photographic) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 2136 color 35mm slides and 829 color 35mm negatives taken by Robert Pringle, former Ambassador to Mali, between 1980-1989. The images were taken in Mali, Burkina Faso and Kenya, and depict masquerades, vernacular architecture (including Dogon doors and granaries), mosques, marketplace scenes, pottery, masks (including plank and leaf masks), weaving, art in situ, animals and landscapes. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Tuareg, Lobi, Maasai, Mossi, Dogon, Fula and Bobo (Bwa) peoples. Ambassador Pringle traveled with photographer Christopher Roy and some of Pringle's images depict Roy at work with his own camera.

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Creators:
Saunders, George Bradford, 1907-
Dates:
1939-1993
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-074
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and research data created and maintained by George B. Saunders.

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Creators:
Abbott, Frank
Dates:
circa 1897-1899
Size:
13 Prints (albumen and possibly silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-29
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs that largely depict Zulu people, including Dinzulu kaCetshwayo, and a Hottentot woman. Represented photographers include Francis E. Pollard, J.E. Middlebrook, and possibly J. Barnett & Company.

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Creators:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-
Dates:
circa 1970-2016
Size:
8.12 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Edward C. Green, circa 1970-2016, document his work as an applied medical anthropologist and research consultant focusing principally on the distribution and prevention of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa and South America. Much of Green's research and policy focus lay in understanding indigenous health belief systems and instituting locally-designed approaches to major health concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, field diaries and typed research, sound recordings, photographs, and published reports and articles, including material from his dissertation research among the Matawai Maroons of Suriname.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
bulk 1965-1983
Size:
9.46 Cubic feet ((8 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 8 cubic feet of documentation on the Baker-Nunn camera, including the following types of material: drawings, photographs, manuals and reports, and memorandums and correspondence

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