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Cloth Strip

Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Alastair Lamb  Search this
Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height:
97cm
Width:
36.5cm
Culture:
Tiv  Search this
Object Type:
Cloth Strip
Place:
Ipiov, Nigeria, Africa
Accession Date:
1990-Dec-06
Collection Date:
1979
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11188-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8491890

Northern Nigeria photographs

Extent:
silver gelatin (black & white, 18 x 12 cm. or smaller)
copy prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Container:
Item 53
Box 1
Volume 1
Culture:
Tiv (African people)  Search this
Wurkun (African people)  Search this
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[between 1905-1907]
Summary:
Photographs assembled in an album documenting the Fulbe, Tiv and Wurkun peoples of north-central Nigeria. Images include Fulbe on horseback, Tiv women and children, a Wurkun headman, and Wurkun in indigenous attire. Activities illustrated include dancing and playing musical instruments such as drums, horns with gourd resonators and string bows.
General note:
Indexed by negative number.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1986-026
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1986-026

Major Arthur E. Hillier photograph album

Creator:
Hillier, Arthur Edmonds, Major, d. 1944  Search this
Names:
Great Britain. Army. Royal West African Frontier Force  Search this
Extent:
36 photographs (1 photograph album, black and white)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Baggara (African people)  Search this
Sara (African people)  Search this
Angas (African people)  Search this
Tiv (African people)  Search this
Bagirmi (African people)  Search this
Zarma (African people)  Search this
Nupe (African people)  Search this
Fula (African people)  Search this
Dakakari (African people)  Search this
Bella (African people)  Search this
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Kanuri (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photos
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
circa 1935
Summary:
This collection consists of an album containing 36 photographs taken by Maj. Arthur E. Hillier, a British Army officer serving with the Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, circa 1935. The images are portrait photographs, which were used to identify local staff and employees. Individuals from a variety of culture groups are depicted, including the Hausa, Yoruba, Kanuri, Nupe, Fula, Dakakari, Bella, Baggara, Sara, Angas, Tiv, Bagirmi and Zarma peoples.
Biographical/Historical note:
Major Arthur Edmonds Hillier was a British Army officer who served with the Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, from 1934-1940, during which time he participated in the Somaliland and Abyssinia campaigns. In 1943, Hillier returned to England and was appointed to the 21st Army Group; after D-Day, he volunteered for more active duty in Europe. Hillier died on October 21, 1944 at the age of 35, from injuries received in battle, and is buried in the military cemetery in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
General note:
Title provided by EEPA staff.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Photographs
Photograph albums
Citation:
Major Arthur E. Hillier Photograph Album, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2006-001
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2006-001

Cloth Strip

Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Alastair Lamb  Search this
Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height:
14.7cm
Width:
12.3cm
Culture:
Tiv  Search this
Object Type:
Cloth Strip
Place:
Jarmany, Nigeria, Africa
Accession Date:
1990-Dec-06
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11185-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8491887

Studies in Nigerian Dance, No. 1 ca. 1966

Creator:
Speed, Francis filmmaker (1918- )  Search this
Filmmaker:
Harper, Peggy  Search this
Physical description:
reference 11 minutes sound b&w video
archival original 400 feet sound b&w 16mm
Culture:
Tiv (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nigeria
Tiv
Oboko Village, Nigeria
Africa
Date:
ca 1966
Topic:
Dancing--women--gestures--kinesics--arm movements  Search this
Choreography--dance  Search this
Drumming--men--ululations--rattles  Search this
Drumming--rhythms--ululations--flute--polymusicality  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Music  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218234

South and East of the Benue and Niger Rivers / Dani Lyndersay

Author:
Lyndersay, Dani  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Eastern
Nigeria
Niger River Delta
Date:
2011
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Idoma (African people)--Clothing  Search this
Tiv (African people)--Clothing  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Headgear  Search this
Call number:
NK8889.6.N5 L95 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1014469

The Tiv / Stanhope White

Author:
White, Stanhope  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Benue Plateau State (Nigeria)
Date:
1967
Topic:
History  Search this
Government relations  Search this
Call number:
DT515.7 .W5 1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1039010

Eighteen month in Tiv land / Stanhope White

Author:
White, Stanhope  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Gboko
Date:
1967
Topic:
Colonial agents  Search this
Call number:
DT515.7 .W5 1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1039011

The Tiv people, by R. C. Abraham. Lagos, Printed and published by the Government Printer, 1933;

Author:
Abraham, Roy Clive  Search this
Physical description:
[10], 239, xv p. illus., maps. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
1933
1968.]
Call number:
DT515.42 .A15 1968
DT515.42.A15 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1056

Are the Tiv part of the Bantus? / Lucy A. Tseeneke-Chenge

Author:
Tseeneke-Chenge, Lucy Awuese  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1982
Topic:
Origin  Search this
Migrations  Search this
Call number:
GN865.N53 N54
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1065570

Kwagh-hir : Traditional theatre of the Tiv people of Nigeria

Title:
Kwagh hir : Tiv traditional theatre
Traditional theatre of the Tiv people of Nigeria
Tiv traditional theatre
Filmmaker:
Harper, Peggy  Search this
Speed, Francis  Search this
Film distributor:
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.  Search this
Production company:
University of Ife Institute of African Studies  Search this
Benue-Plateau State (Nigeria) Ministry of Information Cutlural Division  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (DVD) (30 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2001
Topic:
Puppet theater  Search this
Masks  Search this
Tiv (African people)  Search this
Folklore--Performances  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Call number:
video 001420
Restrictions & Rights:
"For educational use only"--Disc label.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1068222

Something magical : the Kwagh-Hir of the Tiv : objects from the Jerome Bunch collection / with essays by Mnena Abuku, Richard Bunch, Iyorwuese Hagher, Sidney L. Kasfir, and Ethan Rider ; edited by Jonathan Fogel and Ethan Rider ; object photography by Ethan Rider

Author:
Bunch, Richard  Search this
Hagher, Iyorwuese H (Iyorwuese Harry)  Search this
Kasfir, Sidney Littlefield  Search this
Abuku, Mnena  Search this
Editor:
Fogel, Jonathan  Search this
Photographer:
Rider, Ethan  Search this
Subject:
Bunch, Jerome G. 1917-2009  Search this
Physical description:
316 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
History
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2017
20th century
Topic:
Kwagh-hir  Search this
Sculpture, Tiv  Search this
Tiv puppets  Search this
Tiv masquerade performance  Search this
Tiv (African people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Masks--Art collections  Search this
Theater--History  Search this
Theater  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094655

Artist and critic in an African society / Paul Bohannan

Author:
Bohannan, Paul  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1971
1957
Topic:
Aesthetics, Tiv  Search this
Wood-carving, Tiv  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Tiv  Search this
Tiv sculptors  Search this
Tiv creativity  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Call number:
N5311 .O75X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102534

Tiv economy [by] Paul and Laura Bohannan

Author:
Bohannan, Paul  Search this
Bohannan, Laura  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 265 p. illus., maps. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nigeria, Northern
Date:
1968
Topic:
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
DT515.42 .B67
DT515.42.B67
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_140903

Tiv women; The Icough dance

Author:
Harper, Peggy  Search this
Physical description:
12 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1968
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Call number:
GV1713.N6 H295
GV1713.N6H295
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_189508

The Tiv of central Nigeria, by Laura and Paul Bohannan

Author:
Bohannan, Laura  Search this
Bohannan, Paul  Search this
International African Institute  Search this
Physical description:
100 p. fold. map, diagrs. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1953
Call number:
DT15 .E84w no. 8
DT15 .E84w no. 8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_19844

The Tiv people / by R.C. Abraham

Author:
Abraham, Roy Clive  Search this
Physical description:
ii, 239, xv p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1933
Call number:
DT515.42 A15 1933
DT515.42.A15 1933
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_198737

A source notebook on Tiv religion / Paul and Laura Bohannan

Author:
Bohannan, Paul  Search this
Bohannan, Laura  Search this
Physical description:
5 v. (xv, 802 leaves) : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Call number:
BL2480.T5B63 1969X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_265641

A source notebook in Tiv history and political organization / Paul and Laura Bohannan

Author:
Bohannan, Paul  Search this
Bohannan, Laura  Search this
Physical description:
217 leaves : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.T58 B6316 1966X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_265647

A source notebook in Tiv subsistence, technology, and economics / Paul and Laura Bohannan

Author:
Bohannan, Paul  Search this
Bohannan, Laura  Search this
Physical description:
leaves 218-364 : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
Topic:
Economic conditions  Search this
Industries  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.T58 B632 1966X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_265648

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