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Richard N. Stuempges photographs of the Loma people in Wozi, Liberia

Creator:
Stuempges, Richard N. (Richard Norman)  Search this
Names:
Sande Society  Search this
Photographer:
Miller, Margaret D.  Search this
Extent:
2 cd-rs
105 color slides
Culture:
Loma (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
cd-rs
color slides
Photographs
Place:
Lofa County (Liberia)
Date:
circa 1966-1968
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting the women's Sande Society, school, ceremonies, dances and other scenes in Wozi, Liberia. Collection also includes two CDs containing scans of slides.
Biographical/Historical note:
Photographs taken by Richard N. Stuempges, a Peace Corps volunteer (1967-1968), and Margaret D. Miller, a missionary, based in Liberia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2009-05
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the Richard N. Stuempges sound recordings and photographs of Loma people in Wozi, Liberia and other material, 1967-1968 (MS 1998-76).
Restrictions:
Access to CDs is restricted due to preservation concerns.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Initiation rites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2009-05, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2009-05
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2009-05

Arthur Pope photographic album

Photographer:
Pope, Arthur.  Search this
Extent:
57 photographic prints (Photograph album)
Container:
Item EEPA.2007-004
Culture:
Luba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Albums
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Belgian Congo
Date:
circa 1899-1900
Summary:
This album contains 57 photographic prints, dating from circa 1899-1900, depicting the indigenous peoples of the Belgian Congo (later known as Zaire and presently known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Subjects depicted include costumes, body arts (hairstyles and scarification), funerary rituals, weavers and blacksmiths. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Kasai, Kwango and Luba peoples.
Arrangement note:
Organization reflects the original order of the prints in the album.
Biographical/Historical note:
Arthur Pope was a Canadian commercial agent who traveled extensively in the Congo, investigating the rubber trade. Pope was also a celebrated athlete and hockey player who won the broadsword fencing competition at the Chicago World's Fair in 1895.
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:
Body arts  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Blacksmiths  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums
Photographic prints
Photographs
Citation:
Arthur Pope Photographic Album, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2007-004
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2007-004

Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection of West Africa

Creator:
McMullen, Alexis B. (collector and photographer)  Search this
Photographer:
Zagourski, Casimir  Search this
Extent:
70 postcards (70 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
86 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mputu (African people)  Search this
Komo (Congolese (Democratic Republic) people)  Search this
West Africans  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Banziri (African people)  Search this
Ngbaka (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
postcards
prints
Photographs
Postcards
Place:
Rwanda
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Kenya
Ghana
Africa, West
Date:
circa 1943-1944
Scope and Contents note:
Photoraphs made and collected by Alexis B. McMullen documenting peoples and culture in West Africa. The images created by McMullen and Captain D. B. McCloskey depict ceremonies at Kibib honoring Ofori Atta, a chief in the Central Province of the Gold Coast; a dance to the god of the sea at Teshi; and fishing boats and equipment. Additionally, the collection contains photographic postcards collected by McMullen and made by Casimir Zagourski, Leopoldville, and Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coast. These show African "types," a Bwake female circumcision ceremony, scarification (cicatrization), African animals (including giraffes, elephants, and a hippopotamus), agriculture, dances, and musical instruments. Depicted West African peoples include the Ashanti, Bangala, Banziri, Hausa, Kuba, Kumu, Mangbetu, Mputu and Tutsi.
Biographical/Historical note:
Colonel Alexis B. McMullen participated in American aviation activities for about 50 years. During World War II, he was the commanding officer of a United States Air Corps Air Transport Command (ATC) base in Accra, Ghana (then the Gold Coast).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Air and Space Museum Archives Division holds the Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection, 1915-1983, documenting McMullen's aviation career and interests.
Additional Zagourski photographs can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0024 and the EEPA Postcard Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Some items were copyrighted. Researchers will have to determine current status of copyright and demonstrate expiration to the archives before copies of thost items can be reproduced.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Cacao  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Fishing  Search this
female circumcision  Search this
Dance  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-14, Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection of West Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-90-14

Tattoos and taboos / A. Hyatt Verrill

Author:
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt) 1871-1954  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1946
Topic:
Tattoos  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
GT75 .V47 1946
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1022861

Scarification in the Nile Valley from antiquity to the present

Author:
Kendall, Timothy 1945-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Egypt
Date:
1996
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
DT61 .E328 1996X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_521021

Body decoration

Author:
Jefferson, Louise E  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1973
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Scarifications  Search this
Call number:
NK1487.A1 J43 1973X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752307

Les cicatrices tribales / Y. Urvoy

Author:
Urvoy, Yves François Marie Aimé  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Sudan (Region)
Date:
1942
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Scarifications  Search this
Call number:
GN651 .U7X 1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1002292

Tribal marks : a disappearing Nigerian heritage and its implication on the development of cultural tourism / Deborah Lami Zakari

Author:
Zakari, Deborah Lami  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2006
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
DT515 .N686
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1016862

"Je suis obligé d'être touche-à-tout" / entretien avec Erick Ahounou

Author:
Ahounou, Erick-Christian  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Ahounou, Erick-Christian  Search this
Type:
Pictorial works
Interviews
Place:
Benin
Cotonou
Date:
2001
Topic:
Photographers  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
NX2 .A375 no. 39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1038922

Hââbré : the last generation / Joana Choumali

Photographer:
Choumali, Joana  Search this
Author:
Nwagbogu, Azu  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Burkina Faso
Africa, West
Date:
2016
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1079667

Du corps au sens : les scarifications bwaba / Michèle Coquet and Luc Regis

Author:
Coquet, Michèle  Search this
Régis, Luc  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Burkina Faso
Date:
1984
Topic:
Bwa scarifications  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
N5310.7 .R428
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_498520

Curious and characteristic customs of Central African tribes

Author:
Torday, Emil 1875-1931  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1919
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
G1 .N27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_546727

On a form of cicatrization among the Bambara

Author:
Ganay, Solange de  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Mali
Date:
1949
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Bamana scarifications  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .M26
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_760968

An ancient practice : scarification and tribal markings in Ghana / Alyssa Irving

Title:
Scarification and tribal markings in Ghana
Author:
Irving, Alyssa  Search this
Physical description:
44 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Ghana
Date:
2007
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
GN419.15 I78 2007a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_997807

Les scarifications dans les sociétés traditionnelles / Albert Piette

Author:
Piette, Albert 1960-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1986
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)--Symbolic aspects  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .A6287
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599201

Ichi marks in Igboland

Author:
Nwafor, Sam O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Eastern
Date:
1977
Topic:
Igbo scarifications  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
DT515 .U276
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_541770

Les ornementations tegumentaires des Senoufo du Kenedougou

Author:
Siguino, Sanogho  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Burkina Faso
Kenedugu
Date:
1953
Topic:
Senufo scarifications  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .N911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_559787

Facial marks

Author:
Johnson, Samuel d. 1901  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
1921
Topic:
Yoruba scarifications  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Call number:
DT513 .J6 1921a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_737295

Scarification

Author:
Winge, Theresa M  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2005
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Scarification (Process)  Search this
Call number:
GT507 .E53 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_900294

New Hebrides Film Project: Tanna Island 1973-1974

Physical description:
archival original/preservation transparencies color 35mm
Culture:
Tanna (Vanuatuan people)  Search this
Melanesians  Search this
Type:
Transparencies
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Place:
Oceania
Melanesia
Vanuatu
New Hebrides
Tanna Island
Date:
1978
1973-1974
Topic:
Domestic and family life  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Cooking--women  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.1.2-41 OP
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_396570

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