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Echeneis naucrates

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Preparation:
Polyester
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Off Mombassa, Kenya, Kenya, Indian
Collection Date:
11 Nov 1965
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Echeneidae
Published Name:
Echeneis naucrates
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 202863
USNM Number:
RAD125508
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Fishes
Fish Images
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_14937190

Uganda photographs

Extent:
22 Photographic prints ((dupe prints), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
170 negatives (photographic) ((dupe negs), black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
170 Photographic prints (black & white, 11 x 15 cm. or smaller)
Container:
Box 1
Volume 1
Culture:
Wanika (African people)  Search this
Hima (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Place:
Africa
Victoria, Lake
Ankole (Uganda)
Uganda
Mombassa (Kenya)
Frere Town (Kenya)
Kenya
Date:
1897-1903
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of a photographic album, dating from 1897-1903, that includes images of Momabassa, and Frere Town in Kenya and the Ankole, Toro and Mengo regions of Uganda and some locations in between. African peoples depicted include the Waniki and Banma. Subjects include the French Roman Catholic mission station at Budu, Mengo Church, Mengo Hospital, CMS station in Koki, the Koki Roman Catholic station, House and enclosure of the King of Koki, missionaries and their families, and wives and children of chiefs. Some of the figures depicted include Reverend H. Clayton, Reverend W. H. R. Leakey, Reverend Ernest Millar, missionaries, including Miss Walker, Miss Chadwick, and Miss Brown; Sir Apolo Kaggwa; Kamswaga, King of Koki, and Kahara, King of Akole as well as local chiefs, Lieutenant Hobart; A. C. Hattersley, and Archibald Walker.
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-002
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1998-002

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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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2008-003

Swahili Coastal Style Wooden Chest

Donor Name:
Barbara Ratigan  Search this
John Ratigan  Search this
Collector:
John Ratigan  Search this
Barbara Ratigan  Search this
Length:
109.5cm
Width:
50cm
Height:
49cm
Culture:
Swahili  Search this
Object Type:
Chest
Place:
Mombassa, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1997-Jul-01
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416126
USNM Number:
E427897-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502443

Why the Smithsonian Folklife Festival is Anchoring a 30-Foot Kenyan Sailing Vessel on the Mall

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:24:46 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_b67e432e2145083ea420baa3f83c927b

Stethojulis albovittata

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Place:
Mombassa, Kenya, Indian
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae
Published Name:
Stethojulis albovittata
Accession Number:
303031
USNM Number:
236954
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Fishes
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5095463

Amphiprion allardi Klausewitz

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Place:
Mombassa., Kenya, Indian
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Pomacentridae
Published Name:
Amphiprion allardi Klausewitz
Accession Number:
303031
USNM Number:
275426
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5154840

Echeneis naucrates

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Preparation:
Unknown
Place:
Off Mombassa, Kenya, Kenya, Indian
Collection Date:
11 Nov 1965
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Echeneidae
Published Name:
Echeneis naucrates
Accession Number:
273221
USNM Number:
202863
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Fishes
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5062459

Photograph albums documenting the Prince of Wales's trips to Africa, September-November 1928, and January-April 1930

Author:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Heber-Percy, David Josceline Algernon 1909-1971  Search this
Heber-Percy, Josceline Reginald 1880-1964  Search this
Sarkis, S active 1928  Search this
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962  Search this
Blixen-Finecke, Bror baron von 1886-1946  Search this
Salmon, Roy Captain  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962  Search this
Blixen-Finecke, Bror baron von 1886-1946  Search this
Salmon, Roy Captain  Search this
Physical description:
4 volumes (136 photographs) ; 4 x 3 in. - 8 x 6 in. (photographs), 17.5 x 20.5 x 1.75 in. (album)
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Photograph albums
Place:
Africa
Date:
1928
1928-1930
Topic:
Safaris  Search this
Big game hunting  Search this
Call number:
M193
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043952

Dendropoma maximum

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
; ; Kenya; ; Malindi, 76 mi. N. of Mombassa, Kenya
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Vermetidae
Published Name:
Dendropoma maximum
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : RP-R15-C088-014
USNM Number:
595120
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Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_11640528

Cypraea chinensis

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
; ; Kenya; ; Malindi; 76 mi N of Mombassa, Kenya
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Cypraeidae
Published Name:
Cypraea chinensis
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : RP-R16-C092-147
USNM Number:
595081
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Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_11795378

Conus imperialis viridulus Lamarck, 1810

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
; ; Kenya; ; Mombassa, Kenya
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Conidae
Published Name:
Conus imperialis viridulus Lamarck, 1810
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : SL-R21-C056-049
USNM Number:
806427
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Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_12910016

Vasum rhinoceros (Gmelin, 1791)

Collector:
R. T. Abbott  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Diana Beach, 20 Mile S. Of Mombassa, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
May 1950
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Turbinellidae
Published Name:
Vasum rhinoceros (Gmelin, 1791)
Accession Number:
187610
USNM Number:
604197
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Mollusks
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_429314

Eurythoe sp.

Microhabitat Description:
Coral  Search this
Collector:
S. A. Earle  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Depth (m):
0 - 1
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Mombasa, Andromache Reef, 0.5 - 0.75 Mile Offshore From Mombassa, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Common name:
Polychaetes
Taxonomy:
Animalia Annelida Polychaeta Amphinomida Amphinomidae Amphinominae
Published Name:
Eurythoe sp.
Accession Number:
301700
USNM Number:
51917
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Worms
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_734808

Paul Travis African Travel Footage 1927-1928

Artist:
Travis, Paul Bough 1891-1975  Search this
Physical description:
reference four video cassettes (2 hours 6 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master four video cassettes (2 hours 6 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original four film reels (3,428 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Hindi Nairobi  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Lumbwa  Search this
Nyoro (African people)  Search this
Wattusi  Search this
Ubangi  Search this
Ndebele (African people)  Search this
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Kenya
Congo
Rhodesia
Belgian Congo
South Africa
Egypt
Lake Bunyoni
Nairobi
Nilotic
Ruanda
Belgium Congo
Cairo
Cape Town (South Africa)
Nairobi (Kenya)
Dungi, Belgium Congo
Lake Bunyoni, Ruanda
Mt. Kilamanjaro, Kenya
Lake Chihaffi, Ruanda
Mufumbiro Mountains
Billingyana, Belgian Congo
Ekibondi (village), Belgian Congo
Cairo (Egypt)
Africa
Date:
1927-1928
Topic:
Dancing--ceremonies  Search this
Drumming--Matabele--Bira--Mangbetu  Search this
Meals--cooking  Search this
Houses--African house types  Search this
Markets--marketwomen  Search this
Housebuilding--African--European  Search this
Boats--dugouts  Search this
Masonry--Hindi masons  Search this
Garb--ethnic--Massai--Kikuyu--Mangbetu  Search this
Adornment--ear ornamentation--Kikuyu  Search this
Hair--treatment of--Massai--Mangbetu  Search this
Tea--harvesting of--plantations  Search this
Cattle--animal husbandry  Search this
Feathers--use of in headdress--Lumbwa  Search this
Weapons--spears--Massai--Lumbwa  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--horns--Lumbwa  Search this
Smoking--pipes  Search this
Roads--construction of by natives  Search this
Mutilation--lip discs--Ubangi  Search this
Elephants--training of--Congo Elephant Farm  Search this
Streets--bazzar  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Ceremony--Mangbetu--Bira  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1989.17.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218428

Photograph albums documenting the Prince of Wales's trips to Africa

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
4 Volumes (Photograph albums, 4 x 3 in. - 8 x 6 in. (photographs), 17.5 x 20.5 x 1.75 in. (album))
Container:
Item M193
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1928 September - November, 1930 January - April
Scope and Contents note:
Four albums containing approximately 155 silver prints, photographs and snapshots from the Prince of Wales's trips to Africa and Egypt, 1928 and 1930, taken by S. Sarkis, the Daily mirror, and others. The photographs include images taken in Cairo, September 1928, one inscribed in ink by the Prince, The old guard at the present Heber Percy in command Reith in the background not at the salute"; crowds watching the arrival of the Prince on board S.S. Malda, Mombassa, Kenya, 28 September 1928 and related images; the Mayor of Nairobi presenting the Prince with an ivory casket, 2 October 1928 (reproduced in Vickers, p. 95, upper right), and related images of tribal chiefs; the Prince presenting his portrait to various different groups of tribesmen (one reproduced in Vickers, p. 92-93); the Prince laying a wreath at the cenotaph, Kampala, Uganda, 17 October 1928, and related images; the Prince and companions at a crocodile shoot, banks of the Upper Nile, 19 October 1928 (one reproduced in Vickers, p. 95, center); the Prince relaxing with Captain Roy Salmon, Uganda, 21 October 1928 (reproduced in Vickers, p. 94), and various other images taken on safari in Tanganyika, November 1928 (one reproduced in Vickers, p. 95, below); some duplicates, &c; sizes approximately 5 by 4 in. to 8 by 6 in. Includes camp photos of Karen Blixen and Bror Blixen.
General note:
M193 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
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-ref2180

Strombus (Conomurex) decorus

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
; ; Kenya; ; Coast Prov, Tiwi Beach, S of Mombassa, Kenya
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Strombidae
Published Name:
Strombus (Conomurex) decorus
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : MS-R15-C063-593
USNM Number:
859065
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Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_11630349

Strombus (Conomurex) decorus

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
; ; Kenya; ; Coast Prov, Tiwi Beach, S of Mombassa, Kenya
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Strombidae
Published Name:
Strombus (Conomurex) decorus
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : MS-R15-C063-594
USNM Number:
859063
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Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_11630350

Strombus decorus decorus (Roding, 1798)

Collector:
B. D. Valentine  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Tiwi Beach, S Of Mombassa, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
Jul 1974
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Strombidae
Published Name:
Strombus decorus decorus (Roding, 1798)
Accession Number:
370080
USNM Number:
859065
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Mollusks
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_522891

Cypraea annulus Linneaus, 1758

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
; ; Kenya; ; East Africa; Mombassa, Kenya
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Cypraeidae
Published Name:
Cypraea annulus Linneaus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : RP-R15-C096-041
USNM Number:
791986
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Inventory
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_11672221

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