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Emin Pasha, 1840-1892. Autograph letter signed to W.H. Flower, Director of the British Museum of Natural History, from "Wadelai"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 5.25 x 8.25 in. (document), 5.5 x 3 in. (envelope))
Container:
Item M051
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1887 September 4
Scope and Contents note:
Discussing papers being sent via Uganda to Flower and describing his plans for collecting natural history specimens.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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Leglet

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Black South African  Search this
Object Type:
Leglet
Place:
South Africa, Africa
Accession Date:
1891-Jan-19
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023892
USNM Number:
E151685-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341454
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Necklet Of Currency

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Xhosa  Search this
Object Type:
Currency
Place:
South Africa, Africa
Accession Date:
1891-Jan-19
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023892
USNM Number:
E151690-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341459
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Penis Cover

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Black South African  Search this
Tsonga  Search this
(Not certain)  Search this
Object Type:
Penis Cover
Place:
South Africa, Africa
Accession Date:
1891-Jan-19
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023892
USNM Number:
E151692-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341461
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Brass Breastplate, Rare

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Suto (Sotho)  Search this
Object Type:
Breast Plate
Place:
South Africa, Africa
Accession Date:
1891-Jan-19
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023892
USNM Number:
E151694-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341463
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Plaster Cast- Plaque

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Bini (Edo)  Search this
Object Type:
Plaque
Place:
Nigeria, Africa
Accession Date:
1964-Mar-09
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
246020
USNM Number:
E401064-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8430000
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Neckring Or Band

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Cape Nguni  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
South Africa, Africa
Accession Date:
1891-Jan-19
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023892
USNM Number:
E151691-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8341460
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Throwing Stick

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Object Type:
Atlatl
Place:
Western Australia, Australia, Australia
Accession Date:
10 Dec 1891
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025151
USNM Number:
E153207-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8342731
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Howard de Walden, Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis, Baron, 1880-1946, photographer. Photographs of a 1930 expedition to Uganda, Eastern Belgian Congo, and the Sudan to collect zoological and botanical specimens for the British Museum of Natural History

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
242 Photographs (Black-and-white photographs, 2.5 x 3.25 in. - 8.5 in. x 6 in. (photographs), 14.5 in. x 10.75 in. x 2 (album))
Container:
Item Ph012
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1930
Scope and Contents note:
A newspaper article about the expedition tipped in. Descriptions detail a combination of location and subject matter. Photographs depict terrain (coast lines of lakes and rivers), vegetation, hunters with game shot, candid images of local staffing (i.e. gun bearers, porters) and hunters, members of local tribes, group portraits of "half-pygmies" from Ruwenziri [Ruwenzori?] mountains, members of expedition (some identified),and specimen preparation. Sometimes descriptions include elevation. Many of the photographs lack captions. Locations include Fort Portal, Semliki River, Uganda; Belgian Congo; Luhulu River; Morocco (1931); Sudan, Dongola [Dunqulah] (1932).
General note:
Ph012 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Gymnapogon japonicus

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific  Search this
Preparation:
Acetate
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Japan: Inland Sea, Japan, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Pseudaminae
Published Name:
Gymnapogon japonicus
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 108821
USNM Number:
RAD123482
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Fishes
Fish Images
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_14225034

Trichonotus setiger

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Place:
Mikian Coast, Persia., Iran, Indian
Collection Date:
1899
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Trichonotidae
Published Name:
Trichonotus setiger
Accession Number:
044195
USNM Number:
52188
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Fishes
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5013274
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Oreochromis niloticus niloticus

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Preparation:
Unknown
Illustration
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Kashah, Upper Nile., Africa
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Cichlidae
Published Name:
Oreochromis niloticus niloticus
Accession Number:
044195
USNM Number:
52179
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Fishes
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5227113

Auchenoglanis biscutatus

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Preparation:
Acetate
Prep Count:
2
Place:
Fashoda, White Nile (Note: Now Called Kodok), Sudan, Africa
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Bagridae
Published Name:
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 86638
USNM Number:
RAD115492
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Fishes
Fish Images
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12300163
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Trichonotus setiger

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Preparation:
Acetate
Prep Count:
2
Place:
Mikian Coast, Persia., Iran, Indian
Collection Date:
1899
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Trichonotidae
Published Name:
Trichonotus setiger
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 52188
USNM Number:
RAD124764
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Fishes
Fish Images
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_14460711
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Gymnapogon japonicus

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific  Search this
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Type Status:
Cotype
Place:
Japan: Inland Sea, Japan, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Pseudaminae
Published Name:
Gymnapogon japonicus
Accession Number:
152140
USNM Number:
108821
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Fishes
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5035540
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Auchenoglanis biscutatus

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
3
Place:
Fashoda, White Nile (Note: Now Called Kodok), Sudan, Africa
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Bagridae
Published Name:
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
Accession Number:
071956
USNM Number:
86638
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Fishes
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5210447
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Haplochilus playfairii Gunther

Collector:
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Preparation:
Photograph
Radiograph
Prep Count:
10
2
Type Status:
Syntype
Type Citation:
Gunther, A. C. 1866. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum. 6: 314.
Place:
Seychelles Is., Seychelles, Africa
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cyprinodontiformes Aplocheilidae Aplocheilinae
Published Name:
Haplochilus playfairii Gunther
USNM Number:
12611
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5001728
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Gobiomorphus cotidianus

Collector:
Dr. John E. Gray  Search this
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific  Search this
Place:
New Zealand, New Zealand, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotrinae
Published Name:
Gobiomorphus cotidianus
USNM Number:
12599
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Fishes
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5278752

Gobiomorphus cotidianus

Collector:
Dr. John E. Gray  Search this
British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific  Search this
Preparation:
Polyester
Radiograph Note Paper
Prep Count:
1
0
Remarks:
As of November 2015 film is embedded within radiograph note paper.
As of November 2015 film is embedded within radiograph note paper.
Place:
New Zealand, New Zealand, Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Eleotridae Eleotrinae
Published Name:
Gobiomorphus cotidianus
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 12599
USNM Number:
RAD108747
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Fishes
Fish Images
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_11927265
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British Museum of Natural History, 1990

Collection Creator::
Fosberg, F. Raymond (Francis Raymond), 1908-1993  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-021, F. Raymond Fosberg Papers
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F. Raymond Fosberg Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa95-021-refidd1e1173

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