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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012. Diary for 1961

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (Diaries, 7.5 x 10.5 in.)
Container:
Item RET003
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1961
General note:
RET003 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012. Diaries for 1956, part 1-2

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes (Diaries, 7 x 8.5 in.)
Container:
Item RET001
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1956
General note:
RET001 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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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012. Diaries for 1958, part 1-2

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes (Diaries, 7 x 9 in.)
Container:
Item RET002
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1958
General note:
RET002 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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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012. Text of remarks made by Russell E. Train at the 25th anniversary dinner of the African Wildlife Foundation in the great rotunda of the Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
3 pages (Manuscripts (document genre), 8.5 x 11 in.)
Container:
Item B0011d
Type:
Archival materials
pages
Date:
1986
General note:
B0011d is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012. Personal papers

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet (Personal papers, 8.5 x 14 in. or smaller.)
Container:
Item RET006
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-2004
Scope and Contents note:
Personal papers concerning the acquisition and disposition of the Russell E. Train Africana Collection. Includes Cullman Library correspondence; rare book and manuscript dealer correspondence; photographs of art work (in Sawyer envelope); and notes on the Manuscript Society, with Manuscript Society news XVI (2) 1995 and XX (1) 1999, containing articles on Russell E. Train.
General note:
RET004 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012. Catalog and collection correspondence.

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet (Personal papers, 8.5 x 14 in. or smaller.)
Container:
Item RET004
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-2004
Scope and Contents note:
Personal papers including correspondence, photographs, and ephemera document Russell E. Train's efforts to create the Africana collection. Letters also relate to the creation and distribution of the collection catalog. Correspondents comprise personal and professional contacts, and provide information relating to the method of acquisition and provenance. Includes letters from Richard Sawyer, who acted as Train's personal bookseller.
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Train, Russell E., 1920-2012. Personal papers relating to African Safaris, 1956 – 1958, 1961

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet (Personal papers, 8.5 x 14 in. or smaller.)
Container:
Item RET005
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1958, 1961
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence and other materials relate to Russell Train's safaris to Africa in 1956, 1958, and 1961. Includes correspondence to and from Train, as well as photographs, itineraries, and other documentation.
General note:
Was originally part of accession numberRET004 in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
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Flute

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Artifacts (object genre), 23.25 in. (length), 1.25 in. (diameter))
Container:
Item A003
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
General note:
A003 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
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Vanity Fair cartoon, "An earnest African"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Cartoons (humorous images); Works of art, 10 x 15 in.)
Container:
Item Art034
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1895 December 19
Collection Rights:
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Norton, Larry, 1963-. Watercolor of Russell E. Train bookplate

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Bookplates; Works of art, 12 x 16 in.)
Container:
Item Art063
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1996
Collection Rights:
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Imperial British East Africa Company Share certificate

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (12.5 x 10.5 in.)
Container:
Item M012
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890 January
Collection Rights:
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Two arrows from Africa

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
2 items (Artifacts (object genre), 24 in. (length))
Container:
Item A004
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1956
General note:
A004 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History. Includes handwritten note from Cullman Library curator: "Philip Crow bound copy, '56 poachers native, mimeographed journal/diary, Athi River, Kenya, Southwest Nairobi, 150-200 mi. , (?) Wakamba tribe in area. " Possibly refers to an entry in the mimeographed copy of Russell E. Train's diary from his 1956 safari to Kenya that was distributed to friends (RET001).
Collection Rights:
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The London Missionary Society, after London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company(?), The life and work of David Livingstone

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (9 x 9 cm, in box 26 x 9 x 11 cm)
Container:
Item Ph049
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents note:
Commercially-produced set of forty numbered glass lantern slides highlighting scenes from David Livingstone's life and travels, chiefly focusing on his adventures in Africa as a missionary.
General note:
Title and publication information taken from the description of what appears to be a set of the same slides on the National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain) website.
Originally assigned accession number A013.
Collection Rights:
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Printed broadside issued by Glasgow College announcing an address by David Livingstone

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (14.5 x 9.5in.)
Container:
Item Po005
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1858 February 24
Scope and Contents note:
Printed broadside issued by Glasgow College announcing an address by Livingstone to be presented at the College on 25 February 1858. Poster advertising that Dr. Livingstone will "address the Students of the University To-Morrow ... In order that proper accommodation may be secured to the Students, and their places may not be occupied by persons obtaining admission on false pretences ... any Student ... will receive a Ticket of Admission at the Library in exchange for his Library Ticket for the current Session ..."
General note:
Originally assigned accession number A014.
Collection Rights:
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Chapman, Abel, 1851-1929, artist. Original pen and ink drawing of "Eland bull," from page 168 in On safari

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Drawings (visual works); Works of art, 9.75 x 10 in.)
Container:
Item Art021a
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907 June 14
General note:
Signed: A. C. "Eland bull, Molo River, Sept. 8, 1904" also handwritten at the bottom of the drawing.
Collection Rights:
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Chapman, Abel, 1851-1929, artist. Original pen and ink drawing of "Elephant cow feeding on cane grass"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Drawings (visual works); Works of art, 10 X 6.75 in.)
Container:
Item Art021b
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1907 February 8
Collection Rights:
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Abel Chapman, 1851-1929. Sudan sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
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Extent:
4 items (Drawings (visual works); Works of art, 18 cm.)
Container:
Item Art022
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1913-1919
Scope and Contents note:
Pencil sketches of wildlife and local scenery created by Abel Chapman during his travels in Sudan in 1913, 1914, and 1919. In some cases the sketches include captions describing the place and date when the subject was seen, as well as brief notes on colors, posture and other characteristic features. Various types of birds are featured (for instance: eagles; geese; ducks; cormorants; pelicans, rollers, flycatchers, ostriches, and vultures), as well as some mammals (such as baboons, elephants, warthogs, hippopotamus, leopards, and giraffes), and a few insects and fish. There are a few sketches featuring Shilluk or Nuer people and their cultural objects.
General note:
Each sketchbook has a handwritten label on its front cover: [1]. Sudan ii (dated Feb. 10, 1913 inside front cover); [2]. Sudan 1913-4, vol. i ("begin Nov. 20, 1913, finish Jan. 29, 1914" inscribed inside front cover); [3]. Sudan, 1913-4, vol. ii (dated Feb. 2, 1914 inside front cover); and [4]. Sudan, 1919 (dated Febr[uar]y 1919 inside front cover).
Collection Rights:
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Egersdörfer, Heinrich, 1853-1915. Painting, "In for the kill"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Works of art, 24.25 x 15.5 in. (art), 34.5 x 26 in. (frame))
Container:
Item Art026
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents note:
Depicts a sable antelope being attacked by two cheetahs, one of which has already caught the startled antelope and is going for its throat. A small "kopje" is featured in the middle ground with the "veldt" rolling away towards other hills in the background.
General note:
Original watercolor. The work is signed by the artist in the bottom right hand corner.
Collection Rights:
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Giles, G. D. (Godfrey Douglas), 1857-1941, artist. Two signed etchings depicting African hunting scenes

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
2 items (Etchings (prints); Works of art, 13 x 11.25 in.)
Container:
Item Art027
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1889
Scope and Contents note:
A. Shows the white hunter firing head on at a charging elephant with a second elephant retreating in the back ground, and the hunter's young bearer taking evasive action in the bottom right. B. Depicts the same hunter firing at an advancing rhinoceros with two fallen animals in the fore ground and a tribe of natives to the rear.
General note:
Both etchings are mounted on white board and signed by the artist in pencil.
Collection Rights:
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Griset, Ernest Henry, 1844-1907, artist. Watercolor painting, "I beg your pardon!"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Watercolors (paintings); Works of art, 9 x 10.75 in. (art), 16.75 x 19 in. (frame))
Container:
Item Art028
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1844 - 1907
Scope and Contents note:
Depicts a fully maned lion rearing indignantly as an ape, in formal dress, steps on the lion's tail, and tips his top hat.
General note:
Signed by Griset in lower left corner.
Collection Rights:
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