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Africa: East and West [sound recording]

Producer:
Hood, Mantle  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Nigeria
Zambia
Ghana
Uganda
Sierra Leone
Date:
1969
Topic:
World music  Search this
Rhodesia  Search this
Ghana--Songs and music  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Mandingo (African people)  Search this
Gã (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Shona (African people)  Search this
Ewe (African people)  Search this
Local number:
I.E, 6751
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_314586

NAGAYATI Arts and Architecture among the Gabra Nomads of Kenya.

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-04-28T16:56:42.000Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_uMZ2YsjE8dQ

WADE KING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-05-18T19:46:29.000Z
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_bj5jhJi6vEs

untitled

Maker:
S. G. Mpata, 1942 - 1984, b. Tanzania  Search this
Medium:
Enamel paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 61.6 x 61.6 cm (24 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Tanzania
Date:
1971-1973
Topic:
fish  Search this
boat  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. W. Beverly Carter, Jr.
Object number:
79-28-55
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright 1971-1973 Edward Mpata
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Currents: Water in African Art
On View:
NMAfA, Third Level Corridor
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_79-28-55

Historic Maps of Africa collection

Extent:
78 maps
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa -- Discovery and exploration
Angola
Ghana
Egypt
Cameroon
Sierra Leone
Africa -- Maps
Senegal
Gambia
Guinea
Africa -- Colonization
Africa
Africa -- Civilization
Africa, Southern
Kalabar (Nigeria)
Volta River (Ghana)
Africa, North
Africa, East -- views
Africa, West -- views
Date:
circa 1631-1973
Summary:
The Historic Maps of Africa collection includes 78 maps and dates from circa 1631 to 1973. Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.
Scope and Contents:
The Historic Maps of Africa collection consists of 78 maps, dating from circa 1631 to 1973, with the bulk created in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The maps vary in size, ranging from the smallest at 7 x 7 (7/8) inches to the largest at 40 x 30 (5/8) inches.

Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.

The majority of the maps in the collection feature color illustrations. Titles and descriptions of the maps are in several languages (Dutch, English, French, German, and others), representing the different colonial powers in control at the time. Particular maps of interest include an 1830 colored map in English titled "Africa from the Best Authorities," which illustrates the entire African continent, various ethnic groups, and the inroads made by European colonial powers; and a 1656 topographic map in French depicting the west-central coast of Africa, specifically the mountains and rivers of the region.

Digital copies of the maps are available.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in chronological order.
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.
Citation:
Historic Maps of Africa collection, EEPA 1991-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1991-001
See more items in:
Historic Maps of Africa collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1991-001
Additional Online Media:

Crest mask

Maker:
Ejagham artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, animal skin, basketry, cane, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 53.5 x 56 x 56cm (21 1/16 x 22 1/16 x 22 1/16in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Cross River region, Nigeria
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
Male use  Search this
Janus-faced  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-19
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-19

Products: Jet Fuel/deliveries-tank trucks (at airports); Esso truck refuels jet at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Kenya, East Africa

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 47, Folder 49
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979
Collection Restrictions:
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for research use.

Technical Access: Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment; please inquire.
Collection Rights:
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2738

ChicagOH!, The Chicken Man

Designer:
Jim Lienhart  Search this
Illustrator:
Maris Cirulis  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph
Type:
graphic design
Poster/magazine
Object Name:
Poster/magazine
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Unknown Donor
Accession Number:
1994-114-8
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-114-8

Crest mask

Maker:
Ejagham artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, animal skin, palm fiber, bamboo, metal, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 63.5 x 86 cm (25 x 33 7/8 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Cross River region, Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
Male use  Search this
Power  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
88-11-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_88-11-1

Africa view, by Julian Huxley

Author:
Huxley, Julian 1887-1975  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
viii p., 1 l., 478 p. front., plates. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1931
Topic:
Education  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT425 .H986
DT425.H986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_19174

The East African Neolithic : an alternative view

Author:
Karega-Munene  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1996
Topic:
Neolithic period  Search this
Pottery, Prehistoric  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .A2586
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_517681

Eastern Africa : the view from the office and the voice from the field

Author:
Parkin, David J  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, East
Africa, Central
Date:
1990
Topic:
Ethnographic literature (Writings)  Search this
Ethnology--Research  Search this
Ethnology--Fieldwork  Search this
Call number:
GN307.7 .L63 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_555681

Man with a Lobelia flute: a new view of East Africa, by Denis Hills

Author:
Hills, Denis Cecil  Search this
Physical description:
275 p., 24 plates. illus., maps, ports. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1969
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_555795

The spread of crops into sub-equatorial Africa during the Early Iron Age : a minimalist view based primarily on documentary evidence from the Indian Ocean side

Author:
Wigboldus, Jouke S  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1994
1995
Topic:
Food crops  Search this
Agriculture, Prehistoric  Search this
Call number:
DT365 .A992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_530786

The tsetse flies of East Africa; a first study of their ecology, with a view to their control, by C.F.M. Swynnerton ... With a preface by W. Ormsby-Gore ..

Author:
Swynnerton, Charles Francis Massy 1877-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxvi, 579, [1] p., 28 l., [2] p. front., illus. (incl. maps) 22 pl., 7 maps (part fold.) diagrs. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1936
Topic:
Insects  Search this
Tsetse-flies  Search this
Call number:
QL537.M7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_241007

Anthropology lantern slides 1890s-1950s

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Swanton, John Reed  Search this
Photographer:
Densmore, Frances  Search this
Fletcher, Alice Cunningham  Search this
Garner, Richard Lynch 1848-1920  Search this
Hillers, John K. 1843-1925  Search this
Mooney, James 1861-1921  Search this
Speck, Frank G (Frank Gouldsmith) 1881-1950  Search this
Photographer?:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Depicted:
Suk, V  Search this
Subject:
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
De Soto, Ferdinand route  Search this
Culture:
Apache White River depicted  Search this
Chichimecs depicted  Search this
Maranha depicted  Search this
Mayo depicted  Search this
Navajo Indians depicted  Search this
Papago depicted  Search this
San Juan depicted  Search this
Tlahuiltec depicted  Search this
Hopi depicted  Search this
Zuni Indians depicted  Search this
Zuni pottery making  Search this
Formosan depicted  Search this
Dakota Indians depicted  Search this
American Indians quarry  Search this
American Indians dwellings  Search this
American Indian drawings  Search this
Napo depicted  Search this
Cherokee depicted  Search this
Igorot (Philippine people) depicted  Search this
Mandan Indians depicted  Search this
Hidatsa Indians depicted  Search this
Acoma Indians depicted  Search this
Yaqui Indians depicted  Search this
Paiute Indians depicted  Search this
Pima Indians depicted  Search this
Maricopa Indians depicted  Search this
Opata depicted  Search this
Sia depicted  Search this
Nez Percé Indians depicted  Search this
Ute Indians depicted  Search this
Pawnee Indians depicted  Search this
Yuma depicted  Search this
Mohave Indians depicted  Search this
Isleta Indians depicted  Search this
Winnebago Indians depicted  Search this
Laguna Indians depicted  Search this
Taos Indians depicted  Search this
Walapai depicted  Search this
Houma Indians depicted  Search this
Nahua depicted  Search this
Tarascan depicted  Search this
Kalmuk depicted  Search this
Chichimec depicted  Search this
Cora Indians depicted  Search this
Tepecano depicted  Search this
Tinguian (Philippine people) depicted  Search this
Tepehuane depicted  Search this
Indians of South America depicted  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Plateau  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Zia Indians  Search this
Hualapai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Views
Place:
Sacaton, Arizona
Virginia
Maryland
District of Columbia
Zacatecas, Mexico
Australia
Date:
1890s-1950s
Topic:
Physical anthropology--specimens  Search this
School  Search this
Yuma Indians  Search this
Games  Search this
Stick and ring game  Search this
Schools  Search this
Yuma Indian School  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Keam's Canyon School  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Ghost dance  Search this
Dances  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Archeology--early man  Search this
Beggars  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_84209

The Top 10 Greatest Survivors of Evolution

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_d0af8464f85d400e9db05d43127f0557

L'africain de l'Est d'après Burton

Author:
Marissal, Jacques  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890 Views on Africans  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1981
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT6.5 .S64 1981X AFA
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_694513

The colonial days : 1960 / Norman N. Miller

Author:
Miller, Norman N. 1933-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Miller, Norman N. 1933- Travel  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
2012
Topic:
Witchcraft  Search this
Call number:
BF1584.A53 M55 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1023247

Introduction à l'Afrique orientale = Introdução à Africa oriental

Title:
Introdução à Africa oriental
Author:
Burt, Eugene C. 1948-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1989
Topic:
Art  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, Makonde  Search this
Call number:
NB1097.6.M6 A78 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_538394

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