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Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875. Storekeeper's manuscript notebook to the Zambesi Expedition led by Dr. Livingstone

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Manuscripts (document genre), 8.75 x 9.75 x 2.5 in. (box), 7 x 9 x 1.5 in. (bound journal))
Container:
Item M004
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1858 - 1859
Scope and Contents note:
Contains Baines' autograph manuscript account of stores taken on board the "Pearl" at Birkenhead, notes on the issue of stores, and records of provisions. Includes the manuscript account of Sir John Kirk's interview with Baines, following the accusation by Livingstone of the pilfering of stores, on 26 October 1859, in Kirk's hand, signed by himself and Rae; two other entries by Kirk, and pencil annotations by David Livingstone.
General note:
Disbound.
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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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1467
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Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875. Autograph journal of his first journey into the South African gold fields, Transvaal and Matabeleland

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Manuscripts (document genre), 8 x 10.25 x 1 in.)
Container:
Item M005
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1869 May 12 - 1870 April 2
Scope and Contents note:
This journal covers approximately the first half of Baines' first journey as agent of the South African Gold Fields Exploration Company, describing the incidents of the journey north from the borders of the Transvaal Republic into modern Zimbabwe as far as Maghunda, including encounters with tribesmen, traders, missionaries and wildlife, negotiations with the chieftain Umnombate for permission to explore, prospecting for gold near the Hartley Hills, early interviews with the last Matabele King, Lobengula (or Nobengulu), and descriptions of the daily practical business of pioneering travel in southern Africa.
General note:
207 leaves (numbered 119-325), with 80 leaves in pencil, the remainder carbon copy, with occasional markings and corrections in another hand in blue or red pencil, or ink 18 marginal sketches of wildlife, landscape, or shifts of camp life, and three sketched maps of river systems.
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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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1470

Voyage dans le Sud-ouest de l'Afrique; ou, Récits d'explorations faites en 1861 et 1862 depuis la baie Valsich jusqu'aux chutes Victoria / Thomas Baines ; traduits et abrégés par J. Belin-de Launay

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 298, 16 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill., 1 map (folded) ; 18 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa, Southern
Date:
1880
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT731 .B17 1880
DT731.B17 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_296438

Paxton's flower garden / by Profesor Lindley and Sir Joseph Paxton ; revised by Thomas Baines ... ; with coloured plates

Author:
Lindley, John 1799-1865  Search this
Paxton, Joseph Sir 1803-1865  Search this
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., 108 leaves of plates : ill. (some col. ) ; 28-29 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1882
1884
1882-1884
Topic:
Flowers  Search this
Call number:
SB407 .L74 1882
SB407.L74 1882
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_434332

The Victoria Falls, Zambesi River : sketched on the spot (during the journey of J. Chapman & T. Baines) / by T. Baines

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Heryng, J.v. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
8 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. (lithographs) ; 57 x 38 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Victoria Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe)
Zambezi River
Date:
1865
Call number:
DT962 .B25X 1865
DT962.B25X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_197334

Russell E. Train Africana collection

Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Names:
Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1887-1889)  Search this
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926  Search this
Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875  Search this
Baker, Samuel White, Sir, 1821-1893  Search this
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890  Search this
Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903  Search this
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe (Arthur Radclyffe), 1870-1955  Search this
Glave, E. J. (Edward James)  Search this
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939  Search this
Livingstone, David, 1813-1873.  Search this
Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917  Search this
Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904.  Search this
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
6,500 items (estimated)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa -- Maps
Africa -- description and travel
Africa -- Discovery and exploration
Africa -- In art
Date:
1663-2004
Summary:
Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa.
Scope and Contents note:
Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa. The Train Collection is particularly strong in archival materials on the following topics: the search for the source of the Nile and the progress of other exploring expeditions in Africa; the collecting of specimens of African animals, plants, and ethnological materials for zoos and museums (including a significant body of correspondence and photographs from the Smithsonian African Expedition in 1909-1910, led by President Theodore Roosevelt); and the growth of the African wildlife conservation movement. Besides Roosevelt, the major persons represented in the Collection include the journalist and explorer Henry Morton Stanley and members of his Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (Thomas Heazle Parke, Robert H. Nelson, James S. Jameson, John Rose Troup, William Bonny, William G. Stairs, Edmund Barttelot, and Arthur J. M. Jephson); the medical missionary Dr. David Livingstone and his father-in-law Robert Moffat; taxidermist Carl Akeley; zoologist Edmund Heller; hunter Frederick Courtenay Selous; artist and adventure writer A. Radclyffe Dugmore; explorers Samuel White Baker, Thomas Baines, Richard Francis Burton and E.J. Glave; anthropologist Paul Belloni du Chaillu; and royal traveler Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor). Consult the finding aid for more specific information on materials relating to these persons and other people and organizations represented in the Collection.
Arrangement note:
Organized into ten series, primarily based on format or creator: I. Artifacts, 1663-1999; II. Works of Art, 1663-1999; III. Books, 1900-1986; IV. Edmund Heller personal papers, 1875-1939; V. Manuscripts, 1663-1992; VI. Maps, 1878; VII. Newspapers, 1888-1987; VIII. Robert Henry Nelson personal papers, 1795-1912; VIII. Photographs, 1874-1963; IX. Posters and broadsides, 1814-1955; X. Russell E. Train personal papers, 1956-2004.
Separated Materials note:
In addition to these archival and non-book materials, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries acquired more than 1500 printed books as part of the Russell E. Train Collection; these books are listed individually in the SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information System) online catalog.
Provenance:
Originally assembled by the Honorable Russell E. Train, a former judge, top administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and a past president of the World Wildlife Fund, this collection was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution Libraries in 2004.
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.
Topic:
Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation -- Africa  Search this
Wildlife conservation -- Africa  Search this
Natural history -- Technique  Search this
Natural history -- Africa  Search this
Hunting -- Africa  Search this
Explorers -- Africa  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014
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Shifts and expedients of camp life, travel, and exploration / by W.B. Lord and T. Baines

Author:
Lord, William Barry  Search this
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Royce, E. M. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 831 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
Africa
Date:
1871
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_768385

The life and work of Thomas Baines / Jane Carruthers, Marion Arnold

Author:
Carruthers, Jane  Search this
Arnold, Marion I  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Physical description:
184 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 x 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Pictorial works
Place:
Africa, Southern
Great Britain
Date:
1995
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Artists  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_777559

Paxton's flower garden / by Profesor Lindley and Sir Joseph Paxton ; revised by Thomas Baines ... ; with coloured plates ..

Author:
Lindley, John 1799-1865  Search this
Paxton, Joseph Sir 1803-1865  Search this
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Donor:
Smith, John Donnell 1829-1928 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., 108 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1882
1884
1882-1884
Topic:
Flowers  Search this
Call number:
SB407 .L74 1882
SB407.L74 1882
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_387409

Victoria Falls. Colored print, approximately 1870

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item ; 7 x 10.75 in
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Pictorial works
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Victoria Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe)
Date:
1870
[1870?]
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041444

The gold regions of south eastern Africa / by Thomas Baines. Accompanied by biographical sketch of the author. With portrait, map, and numerous illustrations and photographs

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Magee, S. M. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 240 p. , [4] leaves of plates : ill. (part col.), port., phot., fold map, fold. facsim. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Southern
Date:
1877
Topic:
Gold mines and mining  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT1030 .B35 1877
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_767532

Explorations in South-west Africa : being an account of a journey in the years 1861 and 1862 from Walvisch Bay, on the western coast, to lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls / by Thomas Baines

Title:
South-west Africa
Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Creedy, John DSI  Search this
Burstum, E. M. DSI  Search this
Botha, Louis 1862-1919 DSI  Search this
W.H. Smith & Son Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 457, 390-535 p. : col. front., ill., plates, 3 fold. maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Southern
Date:
1864
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_768381

Two watercolors, one of a "Gnoo" and one of a "Hartebeest."

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 items ; 1. 7.5 x 5.75 in. (art), 12 x 11 in. (frame), 2. 6 x 6 in. (art), 11.75 x 11.75 in. (frame)
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Watercolors (paintings)
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Date:
1820
1820-1875
[between 1820 and 1875]
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041442

Lion and dead buffalo, near the Domus (or Thomas) River, a branch of the Chomgani, six miles N.E. of the Emampanjene Matabeleland - Watson and Umfundisi - Monday evening, May 18, 1870

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Mohr, Eduard 1828-1876  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item ; 14.75 x 10.5 in. (art), 26 x 22 in. (frame)
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Date:
1870
1870 May 18
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041443

Victoria Falls. A suite of six circular sepia ink drawings, approximately 1865-1867

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
British Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
6 items ; 3.5 x 3.25 in
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Pictorial works
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Victoria Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe)
Date:
1865
1867
[between 1865 and 1867?]
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041441

Storekeeper's manuscript notebook to the Zambesi Expedition led by Dr. Livingstone, 1858-1859

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Livingstone, David 1813-1873  Search this
Rae, George engineer active 1858  Search this
Kirk, John Sir 1832-1922  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (55 pages) ; 8.75 x 9.75 x 2.5 in. (box), 7 x 9 x 1.5 in. (bound journal)
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (document genre)
Place:
Africa
Date:
1858
1859
1858-1859
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042945

Thomas Baines autograph journal of his first journey into the South African gold fields, Transvaal and Matabeleland, 12 May 1869 -2 April 1870

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Umnombate  Search this
Lobengula King of the Matabele approximately 1833-1893?  Search this
Oliver, E. active 1869  Search this
South African Gold Fields Exploration Company  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Hosken, Ida DSI  Search this
Hosken, F. W. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (207 leaves) ; 8 x 10.25 x 1 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (document genre)
Place:
Africa, Southern
Africa
Date:
1869
1870
1869 May 12-1870 April 2
Topic:
Gold mines and mining  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042946

Scenes in hot latitudes and travels in search of the source of the Wishi Washi to its junction with the Puddi Muddi / by A. Myth, M.D

Author:
Myth, A  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries)) DSI  Search this
Supposed author:
Kirk, John Sir 1832-1922  Search this
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Subject:
Livingstone, David 1813-1873  Search this
Stanley, Henry M (Henry Morton) 1841-1904  Search this
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Physical description:
1 album (33 paintings) ; 51 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Paintings (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Date:
1870
1889
[between 1870 and 1889?]
Topic:
Africans  Search this
Racism in cartoons  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art044
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047398

[Thomas Baines : miscellaneous uncataloged material]

Author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Subject:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Type:
Books
Vertical files
Call number:
VF-- Baines, Thomas
Restrictions & Rights:
FOLDER(S) DO NOT CIRCULATE . FOLDER(S) AVAILABLE FOR USE ONLY AT THE AAPG LIBRARY.
Photocopies of items in the folder(s) are available upon request, subject to fees and other current copyright guidelines for reproduction.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_669518

The Brenthurst Baines : a selection of the works of Thomas Baines in the Oppenheimer Collection, Johannesburg / Marius and Joy Diemont ; foreward by H.F. Oppenheimer

Author:
Diemont, Marius  Search this
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Diemont, Joy  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Physical description:
183 p. : chiefly ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
Call number:
DT1732 .D64 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787272

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