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Black and white photograph of porters carrying an elephant skull, intact with large tusks

Author:
Heller, Edmund 1875-1939  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 photograph 10.5 x 6.5 in
Type:
Pictorial works
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
1926
Topic:
Elephants  Search this
Porters  Search this
Call number:
M070f
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043332
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Engraving, "The summit of Kilima-njaro, a snow-clad mountain in Central Africa from a sketch by the Rev. Charles New, of the Livingstone Relief Expedition." approximately 1872

Title:
Summit of Kilima-njaro, a snow-clad mountain in Central Africa from a sketch by the Rev. Charles New, of the Livingstone Relief Expedition
Author:
New, Charles 1840-1875,  Search this
Author:
Livingstone, David 1813-1873  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 print 9.75 x 7 in
Type:
Electronic resources
Pictorial works
Engravings (prints)
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)
Tanzania
Mount Kilimanjaro
Date:
1872
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art045
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042597

Original pen and ink drawing of "Elephant cow feeding on cane grass," sketched February 8, [1907?]

Artist:
Chapman, Abel 1851-1929  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item 10 X 6.75 in
Type:
Electronic resources
Drawings (visual works).)
Works of art
Place:
Africa
Date:
1907
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art021b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042610

Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell manuscript. journal of his safari in French Somaliland, 7 February 1924 to 2 June 1924

Author:
Bell, Walter Dalrymple Maitland 1880-1951  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (17 pages) ; 8.5 x 14 x 0.5 in
Type:
Electronic resources
Manuscripts (document genre)
Place:
Africa
Date:
1924
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042961

Black and white photograph of Theodore Roosevelt, with the bull elephant he had just killed

Author:
Heller, Edmund 1875-1939  Search this
Author:
Cuninghame, R. J  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919 African game trails  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Physical description:
1 photograph 10.5 x 6.5 in
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
1910
Topic:
Elephants  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
M070c
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043329

Black and white photograph of African elephant herd in woodland

Author:
Heller, Edmund 1875-1939  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 photograph 10 x 8 in
Type:
Pictorial works
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
1926
Topic:
Elephants  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
M070e
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043331
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Across equatorial Africa / by Frederick William Hugh Migeod ... Illustrated by seventy-one photographs, eleven plates of face marks and five wall drawings

Author:
Migeod, F. W. H (Frederick William Hugh) 1872-1952  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
397 p. : ill., ports., map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Central
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
African languages  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_796096

The hatchet throwers / by James Greenwood ; with 36 illustrations, drawn on wood, by Ernest Griset, from his original designs

Author:
Greenwood, James 1832-1929  Search this
Author:
Griset, Ernest Henry 1844-1907  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Thornely, T. H. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
164 p., [23] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
1866
Topic:
Adventure and adventurers  Search this
Call number:
PZ7.G853 Ha 1866
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780491

Legends of savage life. By James Greenwood. With thirty-six illustrations, drawn on wood, by Ernest Griset, from his original designs

Author:
Greenwood, James 1832-1929  Search this
Illustrator:
Griset, Ernest Henry 1844-1907  Search this
Engraver:
Woods, Henry 1846-1921  Search this
Publisher:
Hotten, John Camden 1832-1873  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
164 pages, 24 unnumbered leaves of plates color illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
1867
Topic:
Primitive societies  Search this
Call number:
PZ7.G853LeX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_104925

Wild sports of the world : a book of natural history and adventure / by James Greenwood ; with woodcuts from designs by Harden Melville and William Harvey

Author:
Greenwood, James 1832-1929  Search this
Author:
Melville, Harden Sidney fl. 1837-1882  Search this
Harvey, William  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Whee, L. DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Broad, J. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 426 p., [15] leaves of plates (5 folded) : ill. (some col.), ports., maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
1864
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Animal behavior  Search this
Call number:
SK31 .G65 1864
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780484

Wild sports of the world : a book of natural history and adventure / by James Greenwood

Author:
Greenwood, James 1832-1929  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 474 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
1870
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Animal behavior  Search this
Game and game-birds  Search this
Adventure and adventurers  Search this
Call number:
SK31 .G74 1870
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780492

The life & explorations of Frederick Stanley Arnot : the authorized biography of a zealous missionary, intrepid explorer, & self-denying benefactor amongst the natives of Africa / by Ernest Baker

Title:
Life and explorations of Frederick Stanley Arnot
Author:
Baker, Ernest A (Ernest Albert) 1869-1941  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Arnot, Fred. S (Frederick Stanley) 1858-1914  Search this
Physical description:
334 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Africa, Central
Date:
1920
[1920]
Topic:
Missionaries  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
BV3705.A7 B36 1920
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787233

Sun, sand, and safari : some leaves from a Kenya notebook / by J.B. Carson

Author:
Carson, John Bairstow 1913-1997  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kenya
Date:
1957
C1957
Topic:
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT433.527 .C37 1957
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_789154

Across Africa / by Verney Lovett Cameron

Author:
Cameron, Verney Lovett 1844-1894  Search this
Contributor:
Oliver, Daniel 1830-1916  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes, [33] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, 4 facsimiles (3 folded) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Central
Date:
1877
Topic:
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Botany  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT351 .C25 1877
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_776802

In the heart of the northern forests / by A. Radclyffe Dugmore

Author:
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe (Arthur Radclyffe) 1870-1955.  Search this
Former owner:
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe (Arthur Radclyffe) 1870-1955 DSI  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
x, 242 pages, [64] leaves of plates : frontispiece, map. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1930
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Animal behavior  Search this
Photography of animals  Search this
Call number:
QL151 .D84 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_779123

The myth of wild Africa : conservation without illusion / Jonathan S. Adams, Thomas O. McShane

Title:
Wild Africa
Author:
Adams, Jonathan S 1961-  Search this
McShane, Thomas O.  Search this
Inscriber:
Adams, Jonathan S. 1961- DSI  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
1992
Topic:
Wildlife conservation--Philosophy  Search this
Animals and civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_808487

Delagoa Bay : its natives and natural history / by Rose Monteiro. With 20 original illustrations after the author's sketches and from the natural objects, by A.B. and E.C. Woodward

Illustrator:
Monteiro, Rose 1840-1898  Search this
Former owner:
Eccles Workmen's Club DSI  Search this
Working Men's Memorial of Gratitude to Sir Robert Peel DSI  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 274 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mozambique
Maputo Bay (Mozambique)
Date:
1891
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT3410.M38 M66 1891
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782383

Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa : consisting chiefly of figures and descriptions of the objects of natural history collected during an expedition into the interior of South Africa, in the years 1834, 1835, and 1836, fitted out by "The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa" : together with a summary of African zoology, and an inquiry into the geographical ranges of species in that quarter of the globe / by Andrew Smith ; published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

Title:
Zoology of South Africa
Author:
Smith, Andrew 1797-1872  Search this
Author:
container of (work): Macleay, William Sharp 1792-1865 Illustrations of the Annulosa of South Africa  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Illustrator:
Curtis, Charles M. approximately 1795-1839  Search this
Ford, G. H (George Henry) 1809-1876  Search this
Engraver:
Wagstaff, Charles Edward 1808-1850  Search this
Contributor:
Macleay, William Sharp 1792-1865  Search this
Funder:
Great Britain Treasury  Search this
Supporting host:
Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa  Search this
Publisher:
Smith, Elder, and Co.  Search this
Printer:
Stewart and Murray  Search this
Lithographer:
Day & Haghe  Search this
Former owner:
Fall River Public Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
5 volumes, 278 leaves of plates in various foliations : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1838
1849
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Animals  Search this
Call number:
QL336 .S642
QL336 .S642 1838
QL336.S642
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_164096

Told at the Explorers Club : true tales of modern exploration / edited by Frederick A. Blossom

Author:
Blossom, F. A (Frederick Augustus) b. 1878  Search this
Explorers Club  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Andrews, Roy Chapman 1884-1960 DSI  Search this
Aughinbaugh, W. E. DSI  Search this
Bailey, Edward P. DSI  Search this
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 DSI  Search this
Carpenter, Warwick Stevens DSI  Search this
Cherrie, George K. DSI  Search this
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel 1853-1935 DSI  Search this
Ekblaw, W. Elmer DSI  Search this
Fiala, Anthony 1869-1950 DSI  Search this
Foster, Harry L (Harry La Tourette) 1894-1932 DSI  Search this
Freeman, Lewis R (Lewis Ransome) 1878- DSI  Search this
Frothingham, Robert 1865-1937 DSI  Search this
Gray, Prentiss N (Prentiss Nathaniel) 1884-1935 DSI  Search this
Hobbs, William Herbert 1864-1952 DSI  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb 1864-1956 DSI  Search this
Holman, John P. DSI  Search this
Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942 DSI  Search this
Lindsay, John DSI  Search this
McConnell, Burt M. (Burt Morton) 1888-1960 DSI  Search this
MacCreagh, Gordon 1886-1953 DSI  Search this
Moorehead, Warren King 1866-1939 DSI  Search this
Morden, William J (William James) 1886-1958 DSI  Search this
Riesenberg, Felix 1913-,- DSI  Search this
Shearwood, George F. DSI  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur 1879-1962 DSI  Search this
Thorington, J. Monroe (James Monroe) 1894- DSI  Search this
Wallace, Dillon 1863-1939 DSI  Search this
Wegemann, Carroll H. DSI  Search this
Wells, Carveth DSI  Search this
Wilkins, George H (George Hubert) Sir 1888-1958 DSI  Search this
Wilson, Earl B. 1891-1973 DSI  Search this
Witten, George DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Robinson, Joseph DSI  Search this
Physical description:
x, 425 pages, [34] pages of plates : illustrations, frontispiece, portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1931
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Adventure and adventurers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_779588

Shots and snapshots in British East Africa by E. Bennet ... with fifty-one illustrations from photographs and two maps

Author:
Bennet, Edward  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 312 pages frontispiece, plates, 2 folded maps 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1914
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_270553

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