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The tour of the Prince of Wales to Africa and South America : an intimate record / by Ralph Deakin ; with an introduction by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

Title:
Southward ho!
Author:
Deakin, Ralph  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Taylor, Henry J (Henry Junior) 1902-1984 DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Taylor, Henry J (Henry Junior) 1902-1984 DSI  Search this
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 Travel  Search this
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 302 p., [32] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
South America
Date:
1926
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_785474

Sport and travel in East Africa : an account of two visits 1928 and 1930 / compiled from the private diaries of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales by Patrick R. Chalmers ; with three maps and thirty-seven reproductions of photographs taken by His Royal Highness and others

Author:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Chalmers, Patrick R (Patrick Reginald) 1872-1942  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Athlone Countess of Athlone DSI  Search this
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 273, [1] p., [27] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill., ports., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1934
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Photography of animals  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT12 .E454 1934
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_786322

Edward, Duke of Windsor collection of safari photographs, including photos of the Prince and others, possibly including Karen Blixen

Author:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962  Search this
Physical description:
17 photographs ; 5 x 4 in
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Date:
1925
1925-1930
[between 1925 and 1930?]
Topic:
Big game hunting  Search this
Safaris  Search this
Call number:
M195
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043951

Russell E. Train Africana collection

Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Names:
Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1887-1889)  Search this
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926  Search this
Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875  Search this
Baker, Samuel White, Sir, 1821-1893  Search this
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890  Search this
Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903  Search this
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe (Arthur Radclyffe), 1870-1955  Search this
Glave, E. J. (Edward James)  Search this
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939  Search this
Livingstone, David, 1813-1873.  Search this
Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Selous, Frederick Courteney, 1851-1917  Search this
Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904.  Search this
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
6,500 items (estimated)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa -- Maps
Africa -- description and travel
Africa -- Discovery and exploration
Africa -- In art
Date:
1663-2004
Summary:
Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa.
Scope and Contents note:
Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa. The Train Collection is particularly strong in archival materials on the following topics: the search for the source of the Nile and the progress of other exploring expeditions in Africa; the collecting of specimens of African animals, plants, and ethnological materials for zoos and museums (including a significant body of correspondence and photographs from the Smithsonian African Expedition in 1909-1910, led by President Theodore Roosevelt); and the growth of the African wildlife conservation movement. Besides Roosevelt, the major persons represented in the Collection include the journalist and explorer Henry Morton Stanley and members of his Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (Thomas Heazle Parke, Robert H. Nelson, James S. Jameson, John Rose Troup, William Bonny, William G. Stairs, Edmund Barttelot, and Arthur J. M. Jephson); the medical missionary Dr. David Livingstone and his father-in-law Robert Moffat; taxidermist Carl Akeley; zoologist Edmund Heller; hunter Frederick Courtenay Selous; artist and adventure writer A. Radclyffe Dugmore; explorers Samuel White Baker, Thomas Baines, Richard Francis Burton and E.J. Glave; anthropologist Paul Belloni du Chaillu; and royal traveler Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor). Consult the finding aid for more specific information on materials relating to these persons and other people and organizations represented in the Collection.
Arrangement note:
Organized into ten series, primarily based on format or creator: I. Artifacts, 1663-1999; II. Works of Art, 1663-1999; III. Books, 1900-1986; IV. Edmund Heller personal papers, 1875-1939; V. Manuscripts, 1663-1992; VI. Maps, 1878; VII. Newspapers, 1888-1987; VIII. Robert Henry Nelson personal papers, 1795-1912; VIII. Photographs, 1874-1963; IX. Posters and broadsides, 1814-1955; X. Russell E. Train personal papers, 1956-2004.
Separated Materials note:
In addition to these archival and non-book materials, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries acquired more than 1500 printed books as part of the Russell E. Train Collection; these books are listed individually in the SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information System) online catalog.
Provenance:
Originally assembled by the Honorable Russell E. Train, a former judge, top administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and a past president of the World Wildlife Fund, this collection was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution Libraries in 2004.
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.
Topic:
Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation -- Africa  Search this
Wildlife conservation -- Africa  Search this
Natural history -- Technique  Search this
Natural history -- Africa  Search this
Hunting -- Africa  Search this
Explorers -- Africa  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
See more items in:
Russell E. Train Africana collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014
Additional Online Media:

Edward, Duke of Windsor collection of safari photographs, including photos of the Prince and others of his party, including Raymond H. Hewlett and Denys Finch Hatton, taken on the East Africa safari of 1930

Author:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Finch Hatton, Denys George 1887-1931  Search this
Hewlett, Raymond H. 1891-  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Finch Hatton, Denys George 1887-1931  Search this
Hewlett, Raymond H. 1891-  Search this
Physical description:
16 photographs ; 4 x 3 in. - 6 x 8 in
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1930
1930-1930
Topic:
Safaris  Search this
Big game hunting  Search this
Call number:
M194
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1045117

Kenya Mountain / by E.A.T. Dutton ; with an introduction by Hilaire Belloc

Author:
Dutton, E. A. T (Eric Aldhelm Torlough)  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 DSI  Search this
Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of 1896-1986 DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Dutton, E. A. T (Eric Aldhelm Torlough) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 218, [55] leaves of plates : ill., maps (1 fold) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kenya, Mount (Kenya)
Kenya
Date:
1930
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT434.E2 D97 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780406

The hunting & spoor of Central African game / with life-size illustrations of most of the game tracks, by Denis D. Lyell

Title:
Hunting and spoor of Central African game
Author:
Lyell, Denis D  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Lyell, Denis D. DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 234 : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Central
Date:
1929
Topic:
Big game hunting  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Tracking and trailing  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781928

Photograph albums documenting the Prince of Wales's trips to Africa, September-November 1928, and January-April 1930

Author:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Heber-Percy, David Josceline Algernon 1909-1971  Search this
Heber-Percy, Josceline Reginald 1880-1964  Search this
Sarkis, S active 1928  Search this
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962  Search this
Blixen-Finecke, Bror baron von 1886-1946  Search this
Salmon, Roy Captain  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962  Search this
Blixen-Finecke, Bror baron von 1886-1946  Search this
Salmon, Roy Captain  Search this
Physical description:
4 volumes (136 photographs) ; 4 x 3 in. - 8 x 6 in. (photographs), 17.5 x 20.5 x 1.75 in. (album)
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Photograph albums
Place:
Africa
Date:
1928
1928-1930
Topic:
Safaris  Search this
Big game hunting  Search this
Call number:
M193
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043952

With the Prince of Wales in Africa

Author:
Crossley Motors  Search this
C.C. Wakefield & Co  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill., port., maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Africa
South Africa
Date:
1925
1925?]
Topic:
Colonies  Search this
Relations  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT32.1 .W58 1925
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_786369

A king's story; the memoirs of the Duke of Windsor

Author:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 435 p. illus., ports., map (on lining papers) facsims. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1951
[1951]
Call number:
DA580 .A1 1951
DA580.A1 1951
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_9907

The Prince's visit to Eastern Africa, 1928

Author:
East African Standard  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1929
[1929?]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DA580 .P75 1928
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798760

History, coinage, paper notes and medals of Edward VIII of Great Britain, by Richard J. Trowbridge

Author:
Trowbridge, Richard J  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1970
1970]
Topic:
Coins, British  Search this
Paper money  Search this
Medals  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_461336

Accession number and the abdication of King Edward VIII

Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
George VI King of Great Britain 1895-1952  Search this
Physical description:
1093-1164 p. illus., ports. (part col.) 37 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1936
Call number:
DA580 .I29
DA580.I29
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_52422

The private world of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor / Hugo Vickers ; introduction by Joseph Friedman

Author:
Vickers, Hugo  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of 1896-1986  Search this
Physical description:
240 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1996
1995
Edward VIII, 1936
Topic:
Nobility  Search this
History  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798765

The Jewels of the late Duchess of Windsor : sold for the benefit of the Pasteur Institute

Author:
Sotheby's (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of 1896-1986  Search this
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Biography
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Jewelry--Private collections  Search this
Nobility--Biography  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540889

The postage stamps of King Edward VIII (1936) : including check list of cylinder numbers, stamp books and stamps overprinted for Morocco / by F. Hugh Vallancey

Author:
Vallancey, F. Hugh  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 On postage stamps  Search this
Physical description:
17 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1948
Topic:
Postage stamps  Search this
Postage stamps--Morocco  Search this
Call number:
HE6183.E35 V17 1948
HE6183.E35V17 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_449867

The jewels of the Duchess of Windsor / by Nicholas Rayner

Author:
Rayner, Nicholas  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of 1896-1986  Search this
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Physical description:
224 p. : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Jewelry--Private collections  Search this
Nobility--Biography  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Call number:
DA581.W5R39 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_322393

Yoruba artist, Nigeria : figure of Queen Victoria ; Yoruba artist, Nigeria : figure of George V seated with orb and sceptre, wearing a crown and ceremonial cloak ; J. S. Odubate, Abeokuta, Nigeria : Edward, Prince of Wales / A. S

Author:
Smith, Alison 1962-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Victoria Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901 Portraits  Search this
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 Portraits  Search this
Odubate, J. S  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2015
Topic:
Sculpture, Egba  Search this
Portrait sculpture, Yoruba  Search this
Call number:
N6764 .A795 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1070814

Property from the collection of The Duke & Duchess of Windsor : auction Thursday, September 11, 1997 ... [to] Friday, September 19, 1997 / Sotheby's

Title:
Duke & Duchess of Windsor
Duke & Duchess of Windsor : the public collections
Duke & Duchess of Windsor : the private collections
Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Author:
Sotheby's (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 Estate  Search this
Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of 1896-1986 Estate  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Auction catalogs
Date:
1997
[1997]
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
DA580 .S68 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_542261

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