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Snuff-Box

Donor Name:
William A. Chanler  Search this
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Snuff Box
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1894-Nov-27
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
028747
USNM Number:
E169053-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8349196
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Combination: Club/Snuff-Box

Donor Name:
William A. Chanler  Search this
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1894-Nov-27
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
028747
USNM Number:
E169055-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8349198
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Amulets 3

Donor Name:
William A. Chanler  Search this
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Amulet
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1894-Nov-27
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
028747
USNM Number:
E169061-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8349204
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Costumed Doll Man

Donor Name:
Mrs. Frank B. Noyes  Search this
Collector:
Mrs. Frank B. Noyes  Search this
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
East, Africa
Accession Date:
1949-Jan-31
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
143948
USNM Number:
E386810-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8420846
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Fly-Whisks

Donor Name:
Mrs. Ethel C. Freeman  Search this
Collector:
Mrs. Ethel C. Freeman  Search this
Length:
50cm
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Fly Whisk
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1979-Sep-03
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
319549
USNM Number:
E418520-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8450385

Male Mannequin Wearing Breechcloth and Ornaments and Holding Bow, Arrow, and Club (Sculptured by Dr. Lavorhein Basel) n.d

Physical description:
1 photoprint 002 in x 007 in
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 06011900
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_66859
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Gospel songs from Kenya [sound recording] : Kikamba hymns / sung by D. Nzomo

Performer:
Nzomo, David  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Kenyans  Search this
Kamba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1976
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Kamba--Musical performances  Search this
World music  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 8911
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232954

Grass Cloth

Donor Name:
Cincinnati Museum Association  Search this
Carl Steckelmann  Search this
Collector:
Carl Steckelmann  Search this
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Ba Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Cloth
Place:
Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1891-Jun-17
Collection Date:
1885
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
024469
USNM Number:
E152605-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8342040
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Salad-Set Fork And Spoon

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Fork/Spoon
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1960-Apr-13
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
230009
USNM Number:
E398016-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8426108
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Statuette

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1962-Nov-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
245445
USNM Number:
E400823-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429727
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Quiver & Arrows

Donor Name:
Dr. William L. Abbott  Search this
Culture:
Taveta  Search this
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Quiver/Arrow
Place:
East, Africa
Accession Date:
1890-Jul-14
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
023158
USNM Number:
E151184-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8340927
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Two arrows from Africa

Author:
Crow, Philip active 1956  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 items ; 24 in. (length)
Type:
Three-dimensional objects
Artifacts (object genre)
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1956
[approximately 1956?]
Topic:
Bowhunting  Search this
Arrow poisons  Search this
Call number:
A004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044811

Africa Inland Mission collection

Names:
Africa Inland Mission  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Extent:
147 photographs
3 volumes (books)
43 postcards
Container:
Item EEPA.2008-003
Culture:
Kamba (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Swahili (African people)  Search this
Somali (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Postcards
Photographs
Books
Place:
Port Said (Egypt)
Victoria, Lake
Nairobi (Kenya)
Mombassa (Kenya)
Kenya
Africa, East
Africa
Date:
circa 1905-1978 (bulk 1905-1920)
bulk 1900-1920
Summary:
This collection contains 147 photographic prints and 43 postcards from East Africa (circa 1907-circa 1914), especially Kijobe, which depict the activities of the Africa Inland Mission; Theodore Roosevelt's safari in 1909; views of Nairobi, Mombasa, Port Said, Lake Victoria and other landscapes; and portraits of Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kavirondo, Akawba, Gikuyu, Somali and Swahili coast peoples. Missionaries pictured include Hetz, Hurlburt, and Wallace, who is listed as photographer on many of the prints. The collection also contains 3 paperback books, published by Africa Inland Mission, which describe the history of the organization and the experiences of its missionaries: Faster Beats the Drum (1978), Another Hand on Mine (1975) and Gardens of Miracles (1976).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in four series:

Series 1: Locations

Series 2: Cultures

Series 3: Other

Series 4: Publications
Biographical / Historical:
The Africa Inland Mission (AIM) is a non-denominational Christian missionary organization that focuses on Africa. The organization was founded in 1895 by Scottish-American missionary Peter Cameron Scott of the International Missionary Alliance. Scott and his fellow missionaries arrived in Mombasa in October of 1895 and within a year had established four missions in Kenya. Scott's untimely death in 1896 almost led to the dissolution of AIM, but support from the Philadelphia Missionary Council and a new director in the person of Rev. Charles Hurlburt reinvigorated the project. In 1909 a station was set up in what was then German East Africa (Tanzania) and in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt intervened on behalf of his friend Hurlburt to persuade the Belgian government to allow the mission to establish a station in the Congo. Today, AIM operates in 13 countries in Central and Southern Africa.
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.
Topic:
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Safaris  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Postcards
Photographs
Books
Citation:
Africa Inland Mission Collection, EEPA 2008-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2008-003
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Africa Inland Mission collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2008-003

Snuff Container

Collector:
Dr. Ivan Karp  Search this
Patricia Karp  Search this
Length:
42.5cm
10cm
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Snuff Container
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
1969
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
USNM Number:
E433781-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11937127

Carrying Basket "Ciondo"

Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Diameter:
19cm
Length:
16cm
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Nairobi, Central Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1989-May-03
Collection Date:
1983
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
380509
USNM Number:
E425106-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458254

Carrying Basket "Ciondo"

Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Diameter:
17.5cm
Length:
15cm
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Nairobi, Central Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1989-May-03
Collection Date:
1983
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
380509
USNM Number:
E425111-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458259

Carrying Basket "Ciondo"

Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Diameter:
6.2cm
Length:
5.4cm
Culture:
Kamba  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Nairobi, Central Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1989-May-03
Collection Date:
1983
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
380509
USNM Number:
E425121-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458269

Earring

Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Diameter:
3cm
Culture:
Akamba  Search this
Object Type:
Earring
Place:
Nairobi, Central Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1990-Nov-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425513-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458665

Necklace

Donor Name:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Donna R. Klumpp  Search this
Length:
33cm
Width:
5.7cm
Culture:
Akamba  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
Nairobi, Central Province, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1990-Nov-20
Collection Date:
1987
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387100
USNM Number:
E425531-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8458683

The life-story of a Kenya chief : the life of Chief Kasina Ndoo / as told to J.B. Carson

Title:
Kenya chief
Author:
Ndoo, Kasina  Search this
Carson, John Bairstow 1913-  Search this
Subject:
Ndoo, Kasina  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. ill., port. ; 20 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1958
Topic:
Kamba (African people)--Kings and rulers  Search this
Call number:
DT433.576.N46 A3 1958
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_924423

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