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Out of our minds : reason and madness in the exploration of Central Africa : the Ad. E. Jensen lectures at the Frobenius Institut, University of Frankfurt / Johannes Fabian

Author:
Fabian, Johannes  Search this
Universität Frankfurt am Main Frobenius-Institut  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 320 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Central
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Ethnology--Fieldwork  Search this
Ethnologists--History  Search this
First contact (Anthropology)--History  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
German  Search this
Belgian  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_600796

Quest for empire : Spanish settlement in the Southwest / Donald Cutter & Iris Engstrand

Author:
Cutter, Donald C  Search this
Engstrand, Iris Wilson  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 358 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southwest, New
California
Spain
America
Date:
1996
C1996
To 1848
To 1846
Topic:
Indians of North America--First contact with other peoples  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Administration  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_510550

The Chumash world at European contact : power, trade, and feasting among complex hunter-gatherers / Lynn H. Gamble

Author:
Gamble, Lynn H  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 361 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Spain
America
Date:
2008
C2008
To 1846
Topic:
History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--First contact with other peoples  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Administration  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_903813

Native and Spanish new worlds : sixteenth-century entradas in the American southwest and southeast / edited by Clay Mathers, Jeffrey M. Mitchem, and Charles M. Haecker

Author:
Mathers, Clay  Search this
Mitchem, Jeffrey M  Search this
Haecker, Charles M  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 382 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southwest, New
Southern States
Spain
America
Date:
2013
C2013
16th century
Topic:
History  Search this
Indians of North America--First contact with other peoples  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1009482

.003, [Charles Francis Hall's Scrapbook]

Author:
Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871  Search this
Collection Creator:
Field, Cyrus  Search this
Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871  Search this
Franklin, John, 1786-1847  Search this
Royal Geographic Society.  Search this
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 17.0" x 11".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Place:
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration
Date:
1858 - 1863
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook of Newspaper clippings on polar exploration.
Local Numbers:
AC0702-0000020
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 19th century
Collection Citation:
Charles Francis Hall Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Francis Hall Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84af020a4-169a-48b8-bf1a-11de7706b6ab
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0702-ref12
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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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc2dbdcfacc-0c10-4faa-80a5-7fdcab16da9c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014
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L'exploration du Jebel Uweinat, désert de Libye / Xavier Misonne

Author:
Misonne, Xavier  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Bey, Hassanein Travel  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Libyan Desert
ʻUwaynāt Mountain (Sudan)
Date:
1994
Topic:
Rock art  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
JV2802 .A3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599509

Theodore Roosevelt autograph letter signed to Akeley, from Meru, 13 September 1909

Correspondent:
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (2 pages) 8 x 10 in
Type:
Electronic resources
Correspondence
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
Topic:
Elephants  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M001f
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042939
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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

The Spanish conquerors a chronicle of the dawn of empire overseas by Irving Berdine Richman

Author:
Richman, Irving Berdine 1861-1938  Search this
Physical description:
238 pages illustrations, maps, portraits 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
America
Latin America
Spain
Date:
1920
To 1600
Topic:
Discovery and exploration, Spanish  Search this
Spanish colonies  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
History  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Call number:
E123 R53 1920
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976132

Theodore Roosevelt autograph letter signed to Akeley, from Meru Boma, 8 September 1909

Correspondent:
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Author:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (2 pages) 8 x 10 in
Type:
Electronic resources
Correspondence
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
Topic:
Big game hunting  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M001e
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042938
Online Media:

Race, discourse, and the origin of the Americas : a new world view / edited by Vera Lawrence Hyatt and Rex Nettleford

Author:
Hyatt, Vera Lawrence  Search this
Nettleford, Rex M. 1933-2010  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 302 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Congresses
Place:
America
Europe
Africa
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Relations  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_496281

Joseph Thomson, African explorer a biography by his brother (Rev. J. B. Thomson, Greenock) withcontributions by friends

Author:
Thomson, J. B (James Baird)  Search this
Physical description:
x, [2] pages, 2 leaves, 358 pages, 1 leaf including frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits 6 maps (5 folded) 20 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
Great Britain
Africa
Africa, Central
Date:
1897
Topic:
Explorers  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT351.T42 T48 1897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_270918

"Does anyone live beyond you?" : Central Sahara, seventh to the ninth century / François-Xavier Fauvelle

Author:
Fauvelle-Aymar, François-Xavier  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Sahara
Africa, North
Date:
2018
Topic:
Berbers--History  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT25 .F3813 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113857

A voyage to South-America describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c. on that extensive continent : interspersed throughout with reflections on the genius, customs, manners, and trade of the inhabitants : together with the natural history of the country : and an account of their gold and silver mines undertaken by command of his Majesty the King of Spain, by Don George Juan, and Don Antonio de Ulloa, both captains of the Spanish Navy, members of the Royal Societies of London and Berlin, and corresponding members of the Royal Academy at Paris ; translated from the original Spanish ; illustrated with copper plates ; in two volumes

Author:
Ulloa, Antonio de 1716-1795  Search this
Author:
Juan, Jorge 1713-1773  Search this
Former owner:
Peters, Richard DSI  Search this
United States Department of State Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes, VII leaves of plates (6 folded) illustrations (etchings), maps, plans 21 cm (8vo)
Type:
Sources
Early works to 1800
Early works
History
Place:
Andes Region
Chile
Colombia
Peru
South America
Spain
America
Date:
1758
18th century
To 1810
To 1820
Topic:
Incas--History  Search this
Spanish colonies  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Call number:
F2221 .U4213 1758
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_955280

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
Online Media:

"Geographical tasks for future explorers," an undated draft article Henry Morton Stanley

Title:
H.M. Stanley lectures, addresses, & ephemera DSI
Author:
Stanley, Henry M (Henry Morton),) 1841-1904  Search this
Former owner:
Stanley, Dorothy Lady 1855-1926 DSI  Search this
Bookseller:
Chas. J. Sawyer, Ltd. DSI  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (13 pages) 8 x 10 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents).)
Place:
Africa
Date:
189u
Topic:
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M184m
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1045433

The life and travels of Mungo Park with a supplementary chapter detailing the results of recent discovery in Africa

Title:
Mungo Park's travels
Author:
Park, Mungo 1771-1806  Search this
Subject:
Park, Mungo 1771-1806 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
336 pages, 1 plate 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, West
Africa
Niger River Valley
Niger River
Date:
1899
Topic:
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT356.P37 P37 1899
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_955265

Scenes in hot latitudes and travels in search of the source of the Wishi Washi to its junction with the Puddi Muddi by A. Myth, M.D

Author:
Myth, A  Search this
Supposed author:
Baines, Thomas 1820-1875  Search this
Kirk, John Sir 1832-1922  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Livingstone, David 1813-1873  Search this
Stanley, Henry M (Henry Morton) 1841-1904  Search this
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Physical description:
1 album (33 paintings) 51 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Paintings (visual works).)
Place:
Africa
Date:
1870
1889
Topic:
Africans  Search this
Racism in cartoons  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Art044
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047398

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
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