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From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Transportation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-657
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1502

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Transportation  Search this
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-658
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1503

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-660
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1505

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-661
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1506

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-662
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1507

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-663
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1508

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-664
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1509

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-666
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1511

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-667
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1512

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-668
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1513

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Port Said, Egypt

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Egypt
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-669
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1514

Egyptian Postcard Album

Photographer:
Browning, Augustus  Search this
Extent:
226 postcards (black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller.)
1 box
120 postcards (color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller.)
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Bisharin (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Place:
Ismalia (Egypt)
Port Said (Egypt)
Egypt
Cairo (Egypt)
Africa
Date:
1982-1985
Summary:
Postcards of Lower and Upper Egypt published in the first decade of the 20th century. The majority of the postcards are unused, but some of them had been posted between 1900 and 1906.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
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:
Postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-019
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1992-019

Andrew and Martha Ruch photographs

Photographer:
Ruch Family  Search this
Extent:
326 photographic prints (dupe prints, 8 x 10 in. )
211 photographic prints ((1 vol.) + papers., black & white, 8 x 13 cm. or smaller.)
115 lantern slides (hand colored, 6 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Item 115
Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 2
Box 1
Box 2
Culture:
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
Mozambique
Mount Kenya (Kenya)
Mombasa (Kenya)
Kikuyu (Kenya)
Kenya
Suez Canal (Egypt)
Port Said (Egypt)
Cairo (Egypt)
Egypt
Date:
between 1922-1925
Summary:
Photographs taken and lantern slides collected by Andrew and Martha Ruch to document their experiences as missionaries in Africa during the 1920s. The photographs document Andrew and Martha Ruch's missionary work and their activities among the Kikuyu people. Places shown include Cairo, Egypt; the Mediterranean Sea; a beach in Mombasa, Kenya; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Port Said, Egypt and the Suez Canal. Activities depicted include building houses, carrying loads such as grass (for thatching), luggage, water and wood; cooking; drying skins; grinding millet; pounding sugar cane and selling items from boats to ship passagers. Ceremonies included are baptisms and church ceremonies. Portraits of people include Christian converts; chiefs, children; families; Muhia, Ruchs' assistant; the Ruches; and warriors. Many of the portraits document African clothing, ornaments, scarification and weapons. Architectural images include building materials, grain bins, houses (including Ruch's home), mosques, museums in Cairo, pyramids, railroads, temples in Egypt and villages. Boats, motorcycles and ships are also pictured. Nature scenes of landscapes and animals vary greatly and include mountains, trails, rivers, vegetation, waterfalls as well as birds, camels, cattle, donkeys, lizards and a lion.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Biographical/Historical note:
Andrew H. Ruch, 1899-1966, missionary and pastor; graduate of the Moody Bible Institute, 1921, received ThD from Webster University, 1930. Martha W. Ruch, 1898-1989, wife of Andrew Ruch, graduate of the Moody Bible Institute, 1922.After Martha Ruch graduated from Moody in 1922, they married and left for Africa. They set up a mission in a Kikuyu Reserve in Ruiru, Kenya, and worked there until 1925, when they returned to the United States. Andrew Ruch spent most of his life as a pastor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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:
Lantern slides
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1991-013
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1991-013

Burton Ashley photographs

Photographer:
Ashley, Burton E., 1908-  Search this
Extent:
665 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
520 negatives (photographic) (duplicate negatives; black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
10 postcards (black & white, 9 x 14 cm.)
157 slides (photographs) (color)
338 photographic prints (+ contact prints , black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
1 photographic print ((panograph), black & white, 6.3 x 20 cm.)
Container:
Box 1
Item 487
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Zambezi River -- photographs
Victoria Falls Zimbabwe -- Photographs
Zambia
Cairo (Egypt)
Tanzania
Cape Town (South Africa)
Kalahari Desert -- photographs
Egypt
South Africa
Luangwa River Zambia and Mozambique -- photographs
Nile River
Port Said (Egypt)
Africa
Mozambique
Date:
1930-1952
Summary:
The photographs are cityscapes and landscapes taken by Burton E. Ashley in Egypt, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia during the early 1930s and early 1950s. The images include views of Cape Town, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Port Said, Egypt, and Mozambique. Architecture depicted includes buildings in Tanzania, a mission in Zambia and the Mohammed Ali Mosque in Cairo. Additionally, there are images of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana and rivers and waterfalls including the Luangwa, Nile, Zambezi and Victoria Falls. The collection also includes photos of animals, geological features and vegetation.
Scope and Contents:
The photographs are cityscapes and landscapes taken by Burton E. Ashley in Egypt, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia during the early 1930s and early 1950s. More specifically, Ashley took photographs from 1930 to 1933 while working for the British South Africa Company, and from 1950 to 1952 while working for the U.S. Geological Survey.

The images illustrate architecture such as Islamic buildings in Tanzania, a mission in Zambia and the Mohammed Ali Mosque in Cairo, Egypt; cityscapes of Cape Town, South Africa, and Port Said, Egypt; market scenes in Cairo and Mozambique; and ships, structures, and waterscapes in the Suez Canal, Egypt. There are also images of animals, geological features, and vegetation, including landscapes of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana and waterscapes of rivers (such as the Luangwa River, Nile River, and Zambezi River) and waterfalls (such as Victoria Falls).

Some of the photographs were taken by Sydney Schafer. One set of twenty prints is a published package of black and white prints purchased by Ashley in 1933. The images are 6 x 9 cm. and depict Egyptian pyramids.
Arrangement note:
Prints and copy prints,volume #1;Arranged numerically by image number

Panographic print and published print setvolume #2;Arranged by image number

color slidesbox #1;Arranged by image number

nitrate negsbox #2;Arranged by image number
Biographical/Historical note:
Geologist Burton E. Ashley (1908-1993) worked for the British South Africa Company (1930-1933). He received a M.A. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1936 and later worked for the Texas Company (1936-1943), Phillips Petroleum Company (1943-1950), U.S. Geological Survey (1950-1957) and the U.S. Bureau of Mines (1957-1960). In 1961, he became minerals officer for the U.S. Department of State, serving in Australia. After retiring, Ashley served as a volunteer in the Mineral Sciences Department of the National Museum of Natural History.
Biographical / Historical:
Geologist Burton E. Ashley (1908-1993) worked for the British South Africa Company from 1930 to 1933. He received an M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1936 and later worked for the Texas Company (1936-1943), Phillips Petroleum Company (1936-1943), U.S. Geological Survey (1950-1957), and U.S. Bureau of Mines (1957-1960). In 1961, he became minerals officer for the U.S. Department of State, serving in Australia. After retiring, Ashley served as a volunteer in the Mineral Sciences Department at the National Museum of Natural History.
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:
Postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Citation:
Burton Ashley Photograph Collection, EEPA 1979-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1979-001
See more items in:
Burton Ashley photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1979-001
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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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Africa Inland Mission collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2008-003

From Marseille, France to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika At Nice, France

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1926]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's last journey in the Belgian Congo from March 1926 to December 1928.
In March 1926 the passenger steamer "Chambord" navigated 30 days to Dar es Salaam its final destination. The ports of call were eventually Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Port Said (Egypt), Port Sudan (Sudan), Aden (Southern Yemen), Mombasa (Kenya), and Dar es Salaam (Tanganyika).
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Landscape -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-653
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Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1498

Femmes arabes

Creator:
Ephtimios Frères (Port Said (Egypt))  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Femmes arabes." Translated text reads, "Arab women.".
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Children  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-011696
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref613

Fille fellahin

Creator:
Ephtimios Frères (Port Said (Egypt))  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Fille fellahin." Translated text reads, "Fellahin girl."
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Children  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-011717
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref635

Fille Arabe porteuse d'eau

Creator:
Ephtimios Frères (Port Said (Egypt))  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Fille Arabe porteuse d'eau." Translated text reads, "Arab girl water carrier."
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Children  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-011727
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref648

Fille arabe porteuse d'eau

Creator:
Ephtimios Frères (Port Said (Egypt))  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Fille Arabe porteuse d'eau." Translated text reads, "Arab girl water carrier."
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection 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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Children  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-011730
See more items in:
Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref651

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