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Ivan Livingstone photographs

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Names:
Celestial Church of Christ  Search this
Extent:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Culture:
Fon (African people)  Search this
Fula (African people)  Search this
Dan (African people)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Ifè (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Somba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color slides
Place:
Porto-Novo (Benin)
Ife (Nigeria)
Togo
Nigeria
Ghana
Dahomey
Benin
Africa
Date:
1972-1973
Summary:
The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by original photographer's series and classified by EEPA subject headings.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ivan Livingstone is an Afro-Canadian scholar and photographer of Jamaican and Guianese descent. He was raised in Verdun, a working-class suburb of Montreal. Livingstone has taught at McGill University in Montreal, Laval University in Quebec City, and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Benin.
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Ramadan  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1996-004
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1996-004

Marilyn Heldman slides

Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
193 slides (1 Binder, color, 35 mm)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Fulani  Search this
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slides
Place:
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Ife (Nigeria)
Kano (Nigeria)
Sudan
Ibadan (Nigeria)
Cameroon
Eritrea
Lagos (Nigeria)
Tanzania
Benin
Somalia
Egypt
Date:
1960s-1970s
Summary:
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in the 1960s and 1970s. Many of the photos were taken during fieldwork in Northern Ethiopia, supported by a National Endowment for the Humanities post-doctorate fellowship (1973-1974), or while working as a Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967). Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.
Biographical / Historical:
Marilyn Heldman is an Adjunct Professor of Art History at American University (Washington, D.C.). Published in such journals as the Journal of Religion in Africa, African Arts and Northeast African Studies, Heldman has also written numerous books, notably African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia (1993) (cowritten with Stuart C. Munro-Hay). Heldman received a post-doctorate fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts to complete field work in Northern Ethiopia (1973-1974). She has also held positions as Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Missouri at St. Louis and Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967).
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:
Ere ibeji  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Africa -- Ethnology  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Citation:
Marilyn Heldman Slide Collection, EEPA 2016-005, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-005
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2016-005

Alaafin Sango, "Oba kò so" : a historiographical note with psychological perspectives focusing on suicide / Muideen Owolabi Bakare

Author:
Bakare, Muideen Owolabi  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2013
Topic:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Suicide--Sociological aspects  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Kings and rulers--Death and burial  Search this
Call number:
DT19 .H673
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043406

From "constitutional" and "northern" factors to ethnic/slave uprising : Ile-Ife, 1800-1854 / Ojo Olatunji

Author:
Ojo, Olatunji  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Nigeria
Ife
Ife (Nigeria)
Date:
2009
Topic:
Slaves  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Refugees  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
History  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Call number:
DT475 .C475 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1030214

Tribal marks among the Oyo Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria in the 21st century / Elizabeth Adenike Ajayi and Sekinat Kola-Aderoju

Author:
Ajayi, Elizabeth Adenike  Search this
Kola-Aderoju, Sekinat  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2010
Topic:
Oyo Yoruba scarifications  Search this
Oyo Yoruba scarification (Process)  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT14 .F3185 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1036154

The oriki of origin / Karin Barber

Author:
Barber, Karin 1949-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Okuku (Nigeria)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Laudatory poetry, Oyo  Search this
Origin  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Genealogy  Search this
Oyo oral tradition  Search this
Oyo social structure  Search this
Oyo compounds (Housing complexes)  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 B23 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1086374

Osun people in Oyo State

Author:
Olapade, J. O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Osun State
Osun State (Nigeria)
Date:
1992
1980
Topic:
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Names, Yoruba  Search this
Yoruba burials  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 Y65 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_515771

The Iseyin-Okeiho rising of 1916 : an example of socio-political conflict in colonial Nigeria / J. A. Atanda

Author:
Atanda, J. A (Joseph Adebowale)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Oyo State
Nigeria, Western
Date:
1969
Topic:
Oyo (African people)--Government relations  Search this
Government, Resistance to  Search this
Justice, Administration of  Search this
Customary law  Search this
Call number:
DT515.A2 J88
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_962089

Gèlèdé : metaphysics and gender in an African ritual play / Dele Layiwola

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1998
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Gelede performance  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .A2588
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1034217

The Oyo excursion

Author:
Wali, O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Oyo (Nigeria)
Date:
1957
Call number:
DT515 .A2586
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_499941

Elements of Yoruba traditional diplomacy : an assessment

Author:
Olaniyan, Richard  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1975
Topic:
Yoruba diplomacy  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
PL8823.5 .Y65 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_749755

Art : its significance in Oyo Yoruba traditional setting

Author:
Aremu, Gabriel Bolarinwa  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2004
Topic:
Art, Oyo  Search this
Call number:
N7398 .I45
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_913789

Costume in the traditional Oyo society, c.1850-c.1930 / Tunde Maurice Akinwumi

Author:
Akinwumi, Tunde M  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Oyo
Date:
1981
Topic:
Textile fabrics, Oyo  Search this
Women, Yoruba--Clothing  Search this
Men's clothing  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Kings and rulers--Clothing  Search this
Oyo Yoruba weaving  Search this
Yoruba men's dress  Search this
Yoruba women's dress  Search this
Yoruba men's gowns  Search this
Yoruba trousers  Search this
Yoruba hats  Search this
Yoruba hunters' dress  Search this
Yoruba taboo  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.O93 A35 1981a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1049292

Osun people in Oyo State

Author:
Olapade, J. O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Osun State
Osun State (Nigeria)
Date:
1980
Topic:
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Names, Yoruba  Search this
Yoruba burials  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
QH195.N5 A16X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_663426

The structure of administration at Oyo Atiba / S. O. Babayemi

Author:
Babayemi, S. O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Atiba Alafin of Oyo  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1975
Topic:
Kings and rulers  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 I33 1975a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1035423

Yoruba equestrian sculpture : its origin and historical implications / Babatunde Lawal

Author:
Lawal, Babatunde 1942-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1975
Topic:
Yoruba equestrian figures (Representations)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity)--Art  Search this
Horses  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 I33 1975a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1035429

The horse and rider in Yoruba art : images of conquest and possession / John Picton

Author:
Picton, John  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2002
Topic:
Yoruba equestrian figures (Representaqtions)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity)--Art  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
QL195.N5 A15X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1055193

Sango traditions and cult organisations in Oyo

Author:
Babayemi, S. O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1988
Topic:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Yoruba cults  Search this
Religion  Search this
Call number:
DT470 .W516
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500934

The fall of the Old Oyo Empire : a reconsideration of its cause

Author:
Atanda, J. A (Joseph Adebowale)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Oyo Empire
Date:
1971
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
DT515.A2 J88
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_509788

The Ajele system : a study of Ibadan imperialism in the nineteenth century

Author:
Awe, Bolanle  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Ibadan
Ibadan (Nigeria)
Date:
1964
19th century
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
DT515.A2 J88
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_511257

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