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Dates:
1747-circa 1905
Size:
154 Items (29 folders, engravings, 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm.) or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2010-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Engravings collection is comprised of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905. The engravings depict subject matter related to Africa and Africans.

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Creators:
Meyerowitz, Eva Levine-Richter, 1899-1994
Meyerowitz, Herbert Vladimir, 1900-1945
Dates:
circa 1936 - circa 1937
Size:
88 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35 mm)
268 copy negatives (black and white, 35 mm)
285 Photographic prints ((0.4 cubic feet; 3 binders), black and white, 8 x 10 inches or smaller)
16 contact sheets (black and white, 8 1/2 x 11 inches or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of negatives and photographic prints taken in 1936 and 1937 by Eva L.R. Meyerowitz in Nigeria, Benin and Ghana. Peoples depicted include the Akan, Fon, Konkomba, and Tallensi and subjects include artisans, blacksmiths, dancing, markets, artwork and objects that were originally displyed in King Bezu's palace in Abomey, potters, shrines, and vernacular architeture.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 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:
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:
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 Zulus, 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:
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:
Brown, John Croumbie
Dates:
circa 1860-1890
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (15 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of manuscripts and pamphlets on forestry in various European countries as well as Africa and Russia. John Croumbie Brown hoped to have the compiled manuscript published.

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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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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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