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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

Long Search: Islam - There is No God but God, I & 2 1978

Physical description:
2 film reels (1,872 feet) sound color 16mm reference
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Egypt
Africa
Date:
1976
1978
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Islam  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.21.219
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_385196

My first Ramadan / Karen Katz

Author:
Katz, Karen  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Picture books for children
Place:
Islam
Date:
2007
Topic:
Ramadan  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Fasts and feasts--Islam  Search this
Fasts and feasts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_826567

Islamic piety in medieval Syria : mosques, cemeteries and sermons under the Zangids and Ayyūbids (1146-1260) / by Daniella Talmon-Heller

Author:
Talmon-Heller, Daniella  Search this
Subject:
Nūr al-Dīn Atabeg of Syria 1118-1174  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 306 p. : maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Syria
Date:
2007
750-1260
Topic:
Ayyubids  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Religious life--Islam  Search this
History  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_836837

Das islamische Jahr : Zeiten und Feste / Annemarie Schimmel

Author:
Schimmel, Annemarie  Search this
Physical description:
167 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Religious calendars--Islam  Search this
Fasts and feasts--Islam  Search this
Islam--Rituals  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
BP186 .S35 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_853534

Muḥammad's Birthday festival : early history in the central Muslim lands and development in the Muslim west until the 10th/16th century / by N.J.G. Kaptein

Author:
Kaptein, N. J. G  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 183 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, North
Date:
1993
Topic:
Mawlid al-Nabī--History  Search this
Islam--History  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
BP186.34 .K37
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_880904

Volksglaube im Bereich des Islam / von Rudolf Kriss, Hubert Kriss-Heinrich

Author:
Kriss, Rudolf 1903-  Search this
Kriss-Heinrich, Hubert  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1960
1962
1960-1962
Topic:
Cultus, Islamic  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Worship  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_883415

Nahrung für die Seele : Welten des Islam / Jürgen Wasim Frembgen

Author:
Frembgen, Jürgen Wasim  Search this
Physical description:
175 p. : 126 ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
Topic:
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Islam--History  Search this
Islamic art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_732071

I love Islam : popular religious commodities, sites of inscription, and transnational Sierra Leonean identity

Title:
Popular religious commodities, sites of inscription, and transnational Sierra Leonean identity
Author:
D'Alisera, JoAnn  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2001
Topic:
Sierra Leoneans  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Street vendors  Search this
Taxicab drivers  Search this
Religious articles  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
GN406 .J687
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_685619

Abdoul Khadre's Great Magal

Author:
Doyle, Mark  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Bāmbā, Aḥmadū 1852-1927  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Senegal
Touba
Date:
1989
Topic:
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Fasts and feasts--Islam  Search this
Call number:
DT491 .W516
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_546165

Veil : modesty, privacy, and resistance / Fadwa El Guindi

Author:
El Guindi, Fadwa  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 242 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Muslim women--Clothing  Search this
Muslim women  Search this
Veils--Social aspects  Search this
Call number:
GT2112 .E5 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_598862

Beyond the stream : Islam and society in a West African town / Robert Launay

Author:
Launay, Robert 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 258 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Koko
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Muslims--Religious life  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_466185

Sedjarah mesjid dan amal ibadah dalamnja / oleh Aboebakar

Author:
Abubakar Aceh 1909-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxvi, 624 p., 4 leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indonesia
Date:
1955
Topic:
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Call number:
BP174 .A36 1955
BP174.A36 1955
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_253275

Kinship and ritual in Bengal : anthropological essays / Lina Fruzzetti, Ákos Östör

Author:
Fruzzetti, Lina  Search this
Östör, Ákos  Search this
Physical description:
x, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Bengal
Date:
1984
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
GN480 .F94 1984
GN480.F94 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_285238

Qazaq khalqynyng salt-dăstu̇rlerī = Traditsii i obriady kazakhskogo naroda = Kazakh traditions and customs / Seĭīt Kenzheakhmetūly

Title:
Traditsii i obriady kazakhskogo naroda
Kazakh traditions and customs
Author:
Kenzheakhmetov, Seĭīt  Search this
Physical description:
310, [2] p. : ill. (col.) ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Folklore
Place:
Kazakhstan
Asia, Central
Date:
2010
Topic:
Kazakhs--Social life and customs  Search this
Kazakhs--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Turkic peoples--Social life and customs  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DK906 .K46 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1003469

Muslim child : understanding Islam through stories and poems / written by Rukhsana Khan ; illustrated by Patty Gallinger ; sidebars by Irfan Alli

Author:
Khan, Rukhsana 1962-  Search this
Gallinger, Patty  Search this
Physical description:
104 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
2002
Topic:
Islamic religious education of children  Search this
Islam--Doctrines  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Islamic stories  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1015305

The spirituality of Shi'i Islam : beliefs and practices / by Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi

Author:
Amir-Moezzi, Mohammad Ali  Search this
Institute of Ismaili Studies  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 585 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2011
Topic:
Shīʻah  Search this
Shīʻah--Customs and practices  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1023457

Dans la cité des marabouts : Djenné, Mali / Geert Mommersteeg ; préface de Constant Hamès ; postface de Joseph Brunet-Jailly ; [traduit du néerlandais par Mireille Cohendy]

Author:
Mommersteeg, Geert  Search this
Subject:
Mommersteeg, Geert Travel  Search this
Physical description:
201, [15] pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mali
Djenné
Djenné (Mali)
Date:
2009
2009 printing
Topic:
Imams (Shiites)  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Anthropologists--Travel  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
BP185.4 .M6614 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1023548

The impact of the British conquest on the interpretation and application of the Shari'a

Author:
Naniya, Tijjani Muhammad  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Northern
Date:
1994
Topic:
Islamic law  Search this
Islamic courts  Search this
Islam--Customs and practices  Search this
Call number:
CB3 .P142
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_915579

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