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Beverly B. Mack photographic collection

Photographer:
Mack, Beverly B. (Beverly Blow), 1952-  Search this
Names:
Gidan Rumfa (Kano, Nigeria)  Search this
Ado Bayero, Emir of Kano, 1930-  Search this
Extent:
664 digital images (JPEG.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Fula (African people)  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
JPEG
Digital images
Place:
Morocco
Africa
Niger
Ghana
Kano (Nigeria)
Nigeria
Date:
2002, 2005
Summary:
This collection contains 664 digital images (JPEG files) depicting the built environment, landscape and people of Morocco, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and South Africa. A large number of images depict people in and around the Gidan Rumfa palace in Kano, Nigeria, including spectators of and participants in a ceremonial procession celebrating Eid ul-Fitr (the end of Ramadan); servants, concubines, praise singers and musicians in and near the palace harem; members of the royal household and the royal guards; and Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano. Other images depict architectural features of the palace. Images from Morocco, Ghana, Niger and South Africa include various scenes of daily life, architecture, markets, cemeteries and landscapes.
Biographical/Historical note:
Beverly Mack is a Professor of African Studies in the Department of African and African American Studies and a Courtesy Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Kansas. Professor Mack holds Ph.D. and Master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her Ph.D. and M.A. are in African literature, with doctoral minors in African history and comparative literature. She has conducted extended field research in Kano, Nigeria, and Fes, Morocco, with shorter research periods in Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Guinea-Conakry, and published extensively on African literature and Muslim women's lives in West Africa.
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.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Harems  Search this
Landscapes  Search this
Islam -- Customs and practices  Search this
Domestics  Search this
Palaces -- Nigeria  Search this
Ramadan  Search this
Cemeteries  Search this
Architecture -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Royal households  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Singers  Search this
Genre/Form:
JPEG
Digital images
Citation:
Beverly Mack Photographic Collection, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2006-007
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2006-007

[Trade catalogs on architectural terra-cotta ... ]

Author:
American Terra Cotta and Ceramic Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
192u
[192-]-
Topic:
Architectural terra-cotta  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Call number:
052831
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_694971

A treatise on civil architecture : in which the principles of that art are laid down, and illustrated by a great number of plates, accurately designed, and elegantly engraved by the best hands / by William Chambers ..

Author:
Chambers, William Sir 1723-1796  Search this
Physical description:
[6], iv, 85, [1] p., [50] leaves of plates : ill. ; 55 cm. (fol.)
Type:
Books
Date:
1759
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Architecture--Details  Search this
Call number:
NA3321.C5 1759
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_361085

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Hardware

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
6.14 Cubic feet (consisting of 13.5 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders.)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Publications
Advertisements
Commercial correspondence
Advertising
Trade catalogs
Receipts
Ephemera
Periodicals
Manufacturers' catalogs
Commercial catalogs
Manuals
Invoices
Sales records
Advertising cards
Trade literature
Advertising fliers
Legal documents
Letterheads
Reports
Advertising mail
Correspondence
Mail order catalogs
Printed material
Business cards
Illustrations
Print advertising
Sales catalogs
Catalogues
Printed ephemera
Business ephemera
Labels
Sales letters
Catalogs
Business letters
Trade cards
Business records
Printed materials
Date:
1776-1967
bulk 1830-1930
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Hardware forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
Hardware covers a broad scope of products, tools, and equipment made of metal, and both functional (nails, bolts) and ornamental (drawer pulls, plates) uses of metals.

The majority of materials in this series are business transaction records related to the sale and transport of hardware items. There is also a sampling of advertisements and illustrated product guides. A few patent documents are present. However, there are no extensive runs or complete records exist for any single company or brand, and no particular depth is present for any singular subtopic, though some publications may provide general and historical overviews of a person, company, or facet of industry.

With the industries and trades represented in this category, there is significant overlap with Tools, Instruments, and Mensuration.
Arrangement:
Hardware is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Hardware is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
advertising -- Business ephemera  Search this
Mail-order business -- Catalogs  Search this
Hardware stores -- 1870-1880  Search this
Tools  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Patents  Search this
Hardware stores -- 1860-1870 -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Trade associations  Search this
Sales promotion  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Consumer goods -- Catalogs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publications
Advertisements
Commercial correspondence
Advertising
Trade catalogs
Receipts
Ephemera
Periodicals
Manufacturers' catalogs
Commercial catalogs
Manuals
Invoices
Sales records
Advertising cards
Trade literature
Advertising fliers
Legal documents
Publications -- Business
Letterheads
Reports
Advertising mail
Correspondence
Mail order catalogs
Printed material
Business cards
Illustrations
Print advertising
Sales catalogs
Catalogues
Printed ephemera
Business ephemera
Labels
Sales letters
Catalogs
Business letters
Trade cards
Business records
Printed materials
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Hardware, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Hardware
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Hardware
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-hardware

[Trade catalogs from California Redwood Assn.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American Home"  Search this
Company Name:
California Redwood Assn.  Search this
Includes:
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
San Francisco, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10157
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10157

[Trade catalogs from Kawneer Co.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Kawneer Co.  Search this
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Niles, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10451
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10451

[Trade catalogs from Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.  Search this
Notes content:
windows, furnishings, in dining rooms, kitches, bathrooms, bedrooms, breakfast rooms, solar housing, thermopane, plate glass, window conditioning, mirrors
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10471
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10471

Architectural ornament : banishment and return / [Brent C. Brolin]

Author:
Brolin, Brent C  Search this
Brolin, Brent C Flight of fancy  Search this
Physical description:
304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_677895

Lao Jing cheng jian zhu / Tian Xutong, Hou Fang zhu

Title:
老京城建筑 / 田旭桐, 侯芳著
Author:
Tian, Xutong 1962-  Search this
Hou, Fang 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
v. <1-5 > : chiefly col. ill. ; 18 x 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Beijing
Date:
2003
2003-
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1005222

Beijing lao zhai yuan men lou = Beijing lao zhaiyuan menlou / Zhou Guisheng bian zhu

Title:
北京老宅院门楼 = Beijing lao zhaiyuan menlou / 周贵生编著
Beijing lao zhaiyuan menlou
Author:
Zhou, Guisheng  Search this
Physical description:
142 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Beijing
Date:
2006
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Gatehouses  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1007752

The architecture of Robert & James Adam (1758-1794) / by Arthur T. Bolton

Author:
Bolton, Arthur Thomas 1864-  Search this
Subject:
Adam, Robert 1728-1792  Search this
Adam, James 1732-1794  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill., plates, plans ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1984
1922
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Call number:
NA997.A4 B6 1922a
NA997.A4B6 1922a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_245118

Modern architecture : a guidebook for his students to this field of art / Otto Wagner ; introduction and translation by Harry Francis Mallgrave

Author:
Wagner, Otto 1841-1918  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 185 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Austria
Date:
1988
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Architecture, Modern  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Call number:
NA642.W3413 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_375083

[Trade catalogs from Gordon-Van Tine Co.]

Variant company name:
Modern American Home  Search this
Company Name:
Gordon-Van Tine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
for homebuilders, high quality millwork, lumber, roofing, paint and hardware
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10231
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10231

[Trade catalogs from Johns-Manville Corp.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, "Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Johns-Manville Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Canadian Johns-Manville Co., Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
touting the benefits of asbestos products, flexboard, insulating board, tiles, permanent walls, siding, shingles, and some home designs
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10450
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10450

Art et architectures berbères du Maroc : atlas et vallées présahariennes / Salima Naji

Author:
Naji, Salima  Search this
Physical description:
203 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Morocco
Date:
2009
[2009]
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Arts, Berber  Search this
Berbers--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1006517

New form from Finland : contemporary design and architecture

Author:
Royal Museum of Scotland  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Finland
Date:
1988
[1988]
20th century
Topic:
Architecture--History  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Architecture design  Search this
Call number:
NA1455.F5 N53 1988
NA1455.F5N53 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_368508

Decorative malereien : amoretten, figurengruppen, allegorien etc. zur decorirung von decken, wandflächen und luxusgegenständen. Erste serie / entworfen und gemalt von P. J. Carpey

Author:
Carpey, P. J  Search this
Physical description:
1 portfolio (15 leaves of mounted photos.) : ill. ; 46 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
187u
[187-?]
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Symbolism in art  Search this
Tableaux (Art)  Search this
Call number:
ND2550 .C37 1870
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_560228

1er[-2d] liure de diuers ornemens pour plafonds, cintres surbaissez, galleries, & autres / de l'inuention de Iean Cotelle, peintre ordinaire du roy

Title:
Recueil de divers ornemens ala grecque pour des plafonds
Divers ornemens pour plafonds
Premier livre de divers ornemens pour plafonds
Author:
Cotelle, Jean 1607-1676  Search this
Engraver:
Boullanger, Jean 1606-1660  Search this
Poilly, François de 1623-1693  Search this
Physical description:
8, 15 leaves (some folded) : all ill. ; 36 cm. (fol.)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Pictorial works
Place:
France
Date:
16uu
[16--?]
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Architecture--Details  Search this
Decoration and ornament--Greek influences  Search this
Ceilings  Search this
Call number:
NK2119 .C68 1600z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_592461

Elephant frieze on the biology lab at Harvard

Photographer:
Weber, Paul J.  Search this
Subject:
Weems, Katharine Ward Lane  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not before 1933
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11259
See more items in:
Katharine Lane Weems papers, 1865-1989
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11259
Additional Online Media:

Sketchbook of travel in the Middle East and Europe

Creator:
De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Place:
Egypt
Date:
1878
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Landscapes  Search this
Travel sketches  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12190
See more items in:
Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12190

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