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Mollusques fluviatiles du Nyanza Oukéréwe (Victoria-Nyanza). Suivis d'une note sur les genres Cameronia et Burtonia du Tanganika

Author:
Bourguignat, Jules René 1829-1892  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. pl. 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Tanzania
Victoria, Lake
Date:
1883
Topic:
Mollusks  Search this
Lake animals  Search this
Call number:
QL427.T34 B68 1883
QL427.T34B68 1883
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_352646

Olearia phlogopappa (Labill.) DC.

Min. Elevation:
1219  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
James H. Ross  Search this
Place:
Victoria-Lake Mt., E. of Echo Flat., Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
8 Jan 1977
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Olearia phlogopappa (Labill.) DC.
Barcode:
01715297
USNM Number:
3267668
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12764930

Ozothamnus secundiflorus (N.A. Wakef.) C. Jeffrey

Min. Elevation:
1219  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
James H. Ross  Search this
Place:
Victoria-Lake Mt., E. of Echo Flat, Grid S 30., Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
8 Jan 1977
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Ozothamnus secundiflorus (N.A. Wakef.) C. Jeffrey
Barcode:
01741639
USNM Number:
3267667
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12785998

Acacia obliquinervia Tindale

Min. Elevation:
1067  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
James H. Ross  Search this
Place:
Victoria, Lake Mt., growing alongside road to summit, Grid S30, Victoria, Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
8 Jan 1977
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Mimosoideae
Published Name:
Acacia obliquinervia Tindale
Barcode:
02199101
USNM Number:
3267662
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Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13155843

Oxylobium alpestre F. Muell.

Min. Elevation:
1219  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
James H. Ross  Search this
Place:
Victoria - Lake Mt., Echo Flat. Grid S 30, Victoria, Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
8 Jan 1977
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Oxylobium alpestre F. Muell.
Barcode:
02277233
USNM Number:
3267670
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Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13239247

Daviesia laxiflora (J.H. Willis) Crisp

Min. Elevation:
1067  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
James H. Ross  Search this
Place:
Victoria - Lake Mt. ,. growing alongside road to summit, Victoria, Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
8 Jan 1977
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Daviesia laxiflora (J.H. Willis) Crisp
Barcode:
02277667
USNM Number:
3267661
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13239602

Lobelia alata Labill.

Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
T. B. Muir  Search this
Place:
Victoria-Lake Bunga, 2 miles east of Lakes Entrance, in open position beside lake., Victoria, Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
17 Feb 1964
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Campanulaceae
Published Name:
Lobelia alata Labill.
Barcode:
02715923
USNM Number:
2599466
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Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13834765

Prostanthera cuneata Benth.

Min. Elevation:
1219  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
James H. Ross  Search this
Place:
Victoria - Lake Mt., Echo Flat. Grid S 30., Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
8 Jan 1977
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Prostanthera cuneata Benth.
Barcode:
02777106
USNM Number:
3267666
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13913597

Eriostemon myoporoides

Min. Elevation:
1219  Search this
Biogeographical Region:
50 - Australia  Search this
Collector:
James H. Ross  Search this
Place:
Victoria - Lake Mt., E. of Echo Flat., Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
8 Jan 1977
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Sapindales Rutaceae
Published Name:
Eriostemon myoporoides
Barcode:
03308708
USNM Number:
3267657
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14819395

Calothrix crustacea Schousboe & Thur. in Bornet & Thur.

Biogeographical Region:
Australian Province  Search this
Collector:
Alan B. Cribb  Search this
Place:
Victoria lake, paynesville, Victoria, Australia, Australasia
Collection Date:
10 Feb 1950
Taxonomy:
Eubacteria Cyanobacteria Oscillatoriales Rivulariaceae
Published Name:
Calothrix crustacea Schousboe & Thur. in Bornet & Thur.
Barcode:
02615198
USNM Number:
110890
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Algae
Collection of Francis Drouet
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2306165

Uganda photographs

Extent:
22 Photographic prints ((dupe prints), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
170 negatives (photographic) ((dupe negs), black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
170 Photographic prints (black & white, 11 x 15 cm. or smaller)
Container:
Box 1
Volume 1
Culture:
Wanika (African people)  Search this
Hima (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Place:
Africa
Victoria, Lake
Ankole (Uganda)
Uganda
Mombassa (Kenya)
Frere Town (Kenya)
Kenya
Date:
1897-1903
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of a photographic album, dating from 1897-1903, that includes images of Momabassa, and Frere Town in Kenya and the Ankole, Toro and Mengo regions of Uganda and some locations in between. African peoples depicted include the Waniki and Banma. Subjects include the French Roman Catholic mission station at Budu, Mengo Church, Mengo Hospital, CMS station in Koki, the Koki Roman Catholic station, House and enclosure of the King of Koki, missionaries and their families, and wives and children of chiefs. Some of the figures depicted include Reverend H. Clayton, Reverend W. H. R. Leakey, Reverend Ernest Millar, missionaries, including Miss Walker, Miss Chadwick, and Miss Brown; Sir Apolo Kaggwa; Kamswaga, King of Koki, and Kahara, King of Akole as well as local chiefs, Lieutenant Hobart; A. C. Hattersley, and Archibald Walker.
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:
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-002
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1998-002

Lynn McLaren Photographs

Creator:
McLaren, Lynn, 1922-  Search this
Names:
UNICEF  Search this
Extent:
648 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
10 Photographic prints (black and white , 8 x 10 inches.)
38 Transparencies (color , 120mm.)
Container:
Item EEPA.2007-009
Culture:
Zaramo (African people)  Search this
Swahili (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Makonde (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Transparencies
Portraits
Color slides
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Zanzibar
Africa, East
Mikumi National Park (Tanzania)
Africa
Mombasa (Kenya)
Lamu Island (Kenya)
Manyara, Lake (Tanzania)
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
India
Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)
Kenya
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Victoria, Lake
Date:
circa 1950-1969
Summary:
The collection consists of 38 color transparencies, 648 color slides and 10 black-and-white photographic prints taken by Lynn McLaren Demarest while on assignment for various news outlets in the 1950s and 1960s. A majority of the slides and transparencies were taken in East Africa and document indigenous peoples, agriculture (cotton in particular), health and nutrition education, UNICEF activities, architecture, natural landscapes, animals, fishers, coffee plantations and the sisal industry. Locations include Mobassa, Lamu Island, Zanzibar, Dar es Saalam, Lake Victoria, Mount Kilimajaro, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Mikumi National Park (Tanzania). The black-and-white photographs depict East African leaders, such as Julius Nyerere, and prominent international visitors to the region, including Robert Kennedy. A small number of slides and transparencies were taken in India.
Arrangement note:
Arrangement reflects the original order established by the photographer.
Biographical/Historical note:
Lynn McLaren (1922-2008) was a professional photojournalist who worked on assignment for National Geographic, Life, Newsweek and Business Week since the 1950s and 1960s. A member of the Society of Women Geographers, McLaren lived and traveled extensively around the world, photographing peoples and places in Kenya, Tanzania (Zanzibar), India, Nepal, Spain, Germany and the United States. McLaren was also the author of five books, including Berlin and the Berliners and The Village: The People (India), all of which are richly illustrated with her photographs. She recently had a major retrospective of her photography, Fifty Years of Photographs from Around the World, at the Marion Art Center in Marion, Massachusetts in May-June 2007.
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:
Coffee plantations  Search this
Animals  Search this
Sisal (Plant)  Search this
Sailboats  Search this
Markets  Search this
Health education  Search this
Dhows  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Fishers  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Portraits
Color slides
Transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Lynn McLaren Photographs, EEPA 2007-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2007-009
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2007-009

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

Lantern Slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition, c. 1909-1910, 1989

Creator:
Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)  Search this
Subject:
Heller, Edmund 1875-1939  Search this
Loring, John Alden  Search this
Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Roosevelt, Kermit 1889-1943  Search this
Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Lantern slides
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
1909-1910
c 1909-1910, 1989
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Safaris  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 06-093
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_259453

Lantern Slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition

Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1909-1910, 1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of 8 hand-colored glass lantern slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition. It is unclear as to who the photographer was. Also included are black-and-white prints made of the lantern slides by Smithsonian Photographic Services (SPS) in 1989.
Historical Note:
On June 20, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt wrote to Charles D. Walcott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning Roosevelt's proposed trip to Africa. Roosevelt offered to take two naturalist-taxidermists selected by the United States National Museum for the purpose of caring for specimens that might be acquired. The offer was accepted and eventually three naturalists were chosen to accompany the expedition. Edgar Alexander Mearns was selected as head naturalist and bird-collector, Edmund Heller was to care for the large mammals and John Alden Loring was to have charge of the small mammal collecting.

The party left New York on March 23, 1909 and sailed for British East Africa, arriving on April 21. From there, the expedition traveled by the Uganda Railway to Kapiti Plains where their safari awaited them. The party followed a route that took them to Nairobi, the vicinity of Mt. Kenja, the Loita Plains, Lake Victoria, Lake Albert and up the Nile to Khartoum. The expedition broke up there on March 14, 1910.

The official photographer for the expedition was Roosevelt's son Kermit Roosevelt, although other members of the party also took a number of photographs, especially Edmund Heller.
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Safaris  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-093, , Lantern Slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition
Identifier:
Accession 06-093
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Lantern Slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-093

The Victoria Nyanza : the land, the races and their customs, with specimens of some of the dialects / by Paul Kollmann ; with a map and 372 illustrations from native objects in the author's own collections

Author:
Kollmann, Paul b. 1865  Search this
Nesbitt, H. A (Henry Arthur)  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Lainson, F. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 254 p., [1] folded leaf : ill., ports., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
German East Africa
Victoria, Lake
Date:
1899
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT438 .K811 1899
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781395

Lake Victoria : a narrative of explorations in search of the source of the Nile. Compiled from the memoirs of Captains Speke and Grant / by George C. Swayne

Author:
Swayne, George C (George Carless) 1818-1892  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Gration-Maxfield, Brent DSI  Search this
Windlesham House (Brighton, England) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Speke, John Hanning 1827-1864  Search this
Grant, James Augustus 1827-1892  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 342 p., [20] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., col. map ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Central
Nile River
Victoria, Lake
Date:
1868
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_785199

Hyridella (Echyridella) menziesi (Gray, 1843)

Collector:
Suter  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
North Island, Victoria Lake, New Zealand
Common name:
Freshwater Bivalves
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Hyriidae
Published Name:
Hyridella (Echyridella) menziesi (Gray, 1843)
Accession Number:
000000
USNM Number:
128612
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Mollusks
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_375816

Potamopyrgus sp.

Microhabitat Description:
Sandy substrate by boat ramp  Search this
Collector:
J. J. Landye  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Victoria, Lake Colac, Adajcent To Botanic Gardens, New Zealand
Collection Date:
21 Mar 1974
Common name:
Freshwater Gastropods
Taxonomy:
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Hydrobiidae
Published Name:
Potamopyrgus sp.
Accession Number:
400472
USNM Number:
883020
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Mollusks
Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_540662

Prints of fishing activities at Kavirando Bay on Lake Victoria, British East Africa

Collection name:
Edmund Heller Papers, circa 1898-1918
Physical Description:
1 envelope
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 5 Folder 15
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Winam
Victoria, Lake
Date Range:
1911-1912
Start Date:
1911
End Date:
1912
Accession #:
SIA RU007179
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:
Edmund Heller Papers, circa 1898-1918
See more records associated with this person:
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI2676

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