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Polydora serratuloides (DC.) H. Rob.

Min. Elevation:
1135  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Percy J. Greenway  Search this
Place:
N.W. of Tanganyika, lake Province., Mwanza, Tanzania, Africa
Collection Date:
29 Apr 1945
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Cichorioideae
Published Name:
Polydora serratuloides (DC.) H. Rob.
Barcode:
01626085
USNM Number:
1864916
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12584451

Aeollanthus repens Oliv.

Min. Elevation:
1143  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Percy J. Greenway  Search this
Place:
N. W. Tanganyika. Lake Province., Mwanza, Tanzania, Africa
Collection Date:
29 Apr 1945
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Aeollanthus repens Oliv.
Barcode:
02889113
USNM Number:
1864918
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14255991

Espèces nouvelles et genres nouveaux découverts par les rév. pères missionaires dans les grands lacs africains Oukéréwé et Tanganyika / par J.R. Bourguignat

Author:
Bourguignat, Jules René 1829-1892  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa, East
Tanganyika, Lake
Date:
1885
Topic:
Mollusks  Search this
Freshwater invertebrates  Search this
Call number:
QL427.A1 B77 1885
QL427.A1B77 1885
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_334428

Iconographie malacologique des animaux mollusques fluviatiles du Lac Tanganika / par J.-R. Bourguignat

Author:
Bourguignat, Jules René 1829-1892  Search this
Physical description:
82 p., 35 leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Tanganyika, Lake
Date:
1888
Topic:
Mollusks  Search this
Lake sediments  Search this
Call number:
QL427 .B77 1888
QL427.B77 1888
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_340872

Notice prodromique sur les mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles recueillis par m. Victor Giraud dans la région méridionale du lac Tanganika / par J.R. Bourguinat

Author:
Bourguignat, Jules René 1829-1892  Search this
Giraud, Victor 1858-1898  Search this
Physical description:
110 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Tanganyika, Lake
Date:
1885
Topic:
Mollusks  Search this
Call number:
QL427.A354 B77n 1885
QL427.A354B77n 1885
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_345509

Album 1: Rwanda

Collection Creator:
White Fathers  Search this
Collection Collector:
White Fathers Mission  Search this
Extent:
78 gelatin silver prints
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Swahili (African people)  Search this
Rwandans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Place:
Rwanda
Tanganyika, Lake
Date:
circa 1903-circa 1921
Scope and Contents:
Series 1 is comprised of one album containing 78 silver gelatin prints. Many of the photographs depict Pères Blancs (White Fathers) missionaries, particularly Roger and Paul Van Hende, Africans enlisted in the European military, and Chief Musinga and his family. Peoples depicted include Rwandan and Swahili peoples. There are also a few photographs of Lake Tanganyika, Sultan Kisabuka, and Royal Commissioner Marzonali. Rwandans are depicted preparing grains and hides, dancing, vaulting, rowing, and digging irrigation canals, among other activities.
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:
Missionaries -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Pères Blancs (White Fathers) photographic albums, EEPA 1987-010, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonia Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-010, Series 1
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Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Photographic Albums
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1987-010-ref517

Desmodium barbatum var. procumbens B.G. Schub.

Min. Elevation:
1219  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
On rocks in thicket.  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. E. Tanner  Search this
Place:
Tanganyika, Lake Prov., Musoma, Bukwaya, Nyabekwali, Chamatoze, Lake, Tanzania, Africa
Collection Date:
12 Apr 1959
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Desmodium barbatum var. procumbens B.G. Schub.
Barcode:
01950055
USNM Number:
3723901
See more items in:
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14250004

Desmodium barbatum var. dimorphum (Welw. ex Baker) B.G. Schub.

Min. Elevation:
1372  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Side of road and ditches.  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. E. Tanner  Search this
Place:
Tanganyika; Lake Province; Musoma, Majita, Nyambono, Lake, Tanzania, Africa
Collection Date:
22 Apr 1959
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Desmodium barbatum var. dimorphum (Welw. ex Baker) B.G. Schub.
Barcode:
01950056
USNM Number:
3723902
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Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14250009

Emile Gorlia photographs

Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Former owner:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Extent:
258 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
308 lantern slides (black & white, 8.5 x 10 cm.)
1,446 Photographic prints ((contact prints) (5 vols.), black & white, 6 x 13 cm. or smaller )
46 Photographic prints (black & white, 48 x 58 cm. or smaller.)
556 negatives (photographic) (glass plate stereographic negatives , black & white, 6 x 13 cm.)
Container:
Item 1-1153
Disk 1-36
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives (photographic)
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Stereographs
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Brazzaville (Congo)
Matadi (Congo)
Tanganyika, Lake
Kalemie (Congo)
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Lusambo (Congo)
Kinshasa (Congo)
Date:
1909-1958
bulk 1909-1928
Summary:
Photographs taken by Judge Emile E.O. Gorlia during five journeys through the Belgian Congo and two vacation leaves, one in Belgium and one in the Canaries Islands, 1909-1928 and at the World Exposition in Brussels (1958). The collection dates from 1909-1958.

His first mission was from January 1910 to January 1912; the second, from February 1915 to March 1917; the third, from December 1917 to April 1920; the fourth, from November 1920 to February 1923 and, the fifth, from March 1926 to December 1928. For his first four missions at Lusambo in the Kasai province, district of Sankuru, Emile Gorlia was acting as an alternate to the public officer at one of the seven tribunals of first instance. During his fifth and final mission, he was promoted as president of the Court at Albertville in the ditrict of Katanga.

Judge E.O. Gorlia was a keen amateur photographer with the advantage of not only traveling extensively around the state but also with the privilege of being able to afford the time and money to produce a prolific number of images. His images illustrate with great detail the full experience of a government official in mission in the Belgian Congo, starting in Antwerp at the pier of this Belgian harbor and taking up his duties at Lusambo, an administrative town in the hearth of th Belgian congo. The majority of images are of the following Belgian Congo districts, Lower Congo, Kassai, Sankuru, and Katanga. They include the cities of Banana, Boma, Matadi, Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), Lusambo, Luebo, Dilolo, Albertville (now Kalemie) in the Belgian Congo, Brazzaville in the French Equatorial africa, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Tabora and Kigoma in tanganyika, Dakar in Senegal, Conakry in Guinea, Freetown in Sierra Leone, Port Said in Egypt and finally Casablanca in Morocco. There are also images of villages scenes and portraits of the Tetela, Songye, Luba, Kanioka, Lunda, Chokwe, Pende, Bangala and Kuba.

Also included are images of the natural environment as the Congo river, the Kasai and Sankuru rivers, the banks of Lake Tanganyika and the savanna-woodland of the western part of the Katanga district as well as as the south part of the Sankuru region.
Arrangement note:
Arranged chronologically by trip.
Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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:
Congo -- Description and Travel -- 1881-1950  Search this
Congo -- History -- 1908-1960  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Stereographs
Photographic prints
Glass negatives
Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001
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Emile Gorlia photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1977-001
Additional Online Media:

Historic Engravings collection

Extent:
154 Items (29 folders, engravings, 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm.) or smaller)
Note:
This collection is housed in Map Case Drawer M1.
Container:
Item EEPA.2010-003
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Africa  Search this
Khoikhoi (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Africans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Engravings
Newspapers
Place:
Zanzibar
Nigeria
Dahomey
Tanganyika, Lake
Senegal -- Social life and customs
Benin (Kingdom)
Africa -- Maps
Africa -- Colonization
Africa -- Discovery and exploration
Zambezi River
Date:
1747-circa 1905
Summary:
The Historic Engravings collection is comprised of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905. The engravings depict subject matter related to Africa and Africans.
Scope and Contents:
The Historic Engravings collection consists of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905, with the bulk created in the second half of the nineteenth century. Many of the engravings were completed for publication in leading nineteenth-century newspapers, including the Illustrated London News and Harper's Weekly.

Numerous engravings depict scenes from expeditions, including the Dr. Livingstone (Central and South Africa), Baker (Central Africa), and Stanley expeditions. Topics illustrated include agriculture, ceremonies, city and town views, ships, animals, battles, domestic scenes, diamond mines, and fashions. Represented peoples include the Khoikoi, Abyssinian, Ashanti, Griquas, Khoikoi, Ndebele, and Zulu. Finally, the engravings depict such wide-ranging locations as Abyssinia, Annesley Bay, Chupanga, Dahomey, Gondokoro, Hadoda Pass, Hamhamo Spring, Keiskamma Gorge, Mount Kilimanjaro, Kongone River, Lake Tanganyika, Limpopo River, Matabili [now Zimbabwe], Morocco, Nigeria, the Red Sea, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tekonda Pass, Ujiji, Umizimkulu Waterfall, Zambesi Delta, and Zanzibar, among others.
Arrangement:
Series one and two are arranged by publisher name and filed chronologically thereafter. Series 3 is arranged alphabetically by expedition leader name, and series 4 is organized by accession number.

Series 1: Illustrated London News, 1851-1901 (51 items; Map Case Drawer M1, 9 folders)

Series 2: Harper's Weekly, 1867-1905 (19 items; Map Case Drawer M1, 4 folders)

Series 3: Expedition Leaders, Bankes to Smith, circa 1800s-circa 1904 (51 items; Map Case Drawer M1, 11 folders)

Series 4: Other/Unidentified, 1747-circa 1905 (33 items; Map Case Drawer M1, 5 folders)
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:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Africa -- Ethnology  Search this
Slave trade -- Africa -- History  Search this
Explorers -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Engravings
Newspapers
Citation:
Historic Engravings Collection, EEPA 2010-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2010-003
See more items in:
Historic Engravings collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2010-003
Additional Online Media:

What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile / by John Hanning Speke

Author:
Speke, John Hanning 1827-1864  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Bullock, Edward DSI  Search this
Physical description:
x, [2], 372 p., [4] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nile River
Tanganyika, Lake
Somalia
Tanzania
Date:
1864
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT117 .S75 1864
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_784285

Tanganyika : eleven years in Central Africa / by Edward Coode Hore

Title:
Eleven years in Central Africa
Author:
Hore, Edward Coode  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Hore, Edward Coode DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Nicolson, Catherine DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 306 p., [16] leaves of plates (1 fold) : ill., port., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanzania
Tanganyika, Lake
Africa, Central
Date:
1892
Topic:
Missions  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT361 .H81 1892b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780705

Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 : list of and notes on soil samples collected

Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 104
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Kisangani
Akagera, Parc National de l'
Tanganyika, Lake
Kivu, Lac
Tanganyika, Lake
Sudan
Date Range:
1955
Start Date:
1955
End Date:
1955
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
See more records associated with this person:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
See more records associated with this expedition:
Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition (1955)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI1551
Additional Online Media:

Slides : Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 (2 of 5)

Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 128
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Tanganyika, Lake
Ishango
Rwindi
Wagenia, Île de
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Date Range:
1955
Start Date:
1955
End Date:
1955
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Watusi (African people)  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
See more records associated with this person:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
See more records associated with this expedition:
United States Navy Galapagos Expedition (1941-1942)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI1749

Slides : Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 (4 of 5)

Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 133
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Ishango
Tanganyika, Lake
Goma
Kisangani
Date Range:
1955
Start Date:
1955
End Date:
1955
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
See more records associated with this person:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
See more records associated with this expedition:
Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition (1955)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI1757

Raven, Henry Cushier, Africa, 1919-1920

Collection name:
Division of Mammals, Henry Cushier Raven Field Books, 1912-1920
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Maps
Place:
Africa
Victoria Falls
Tanganyika, Lake
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Uganda
Rhodesia
Date Range:
1919-1920
Start Date:
19190900
End Date:
19200800
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-269
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Division of Mammals, Henry Cushier Raven Field Books, 1912-1920
See more records associated with this person:
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4032

Dr. Livingstone, I Presume ca. 1971 English language version

Creator:
Brom, John L  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (25 minutes) sound color 1/2 inch
master one video cassette (25 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
archival original one film reel (927 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Zanzibar
Tanganyika, Lake
Victoria Falls
Nile River
Date:
ca 1971
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Explorers  Search this
Slave trade--History  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
Harems  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Palms  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1998.18.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305420

Dr. Livingstone, Je Presume ca. 1971 Rough Cut

Creator:
Brom, John L  Search this
Physical description:
archival original one film reel (927 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Zanzibar
Tanganyika, Lake
Victoria Falls
Nile River
Date:
ca 1971
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Slave trade--History  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
Harems  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Palms  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1998.18.1-1B
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305421

Martelia tanganyicensis

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Indian Ocean; ; Tanzania; ; Kigoma; 200 ms. W of Port Kigoma; Tanganyika; Lake Tanganyika; Baptist Mission House beach; in fine sand in grass; Sta.L74-4916; 5-6 ms.; 4 54S, 29 39E, Tanzania, Indian Ocean
Common name:
Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Syrnolopsidae
Published Name:
Martelia tanganyicensis
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : SL-R13-C087-532
USNM Number:
854643
See more items in:
Inventory
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_11829712

Fishes of Lake Tanganyika / Pierre Brichard

Author:
Brichard, Pierre  Search this
Physical description:
448 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanganyika, Lake
Date:
1978
C1978
Topic:
Fishes  Search this
Call number:
QL635.T2 B84
QL635.T2B84
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_112144

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