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Les peuplades de l'entre Congo-Ubangi (Ngbandi, Ngbaka, Mbandja, Ngombe, et Gens d'Eau)

Author:
Burssens, Herman  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 219 p folded map 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Africa, Central
Congo (République démocratique)
Central Africa
Date:
1958
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Ethnologie  Search this
Etnische groepen  Search this
Tribale groepen  Search this
Native races  Search this
Call number:
DT15 .E84b no. 4
DT15.E84b no. 4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_11561

Rituals of kinship among the Nyakyusa

Author:
Wilson, Monica 1908-1982,  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 278 p illustrations, tables 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
1957
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Nyakyusa (Peuple d'Afrique)  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Nyakyusa (African people)  Search this
Nyakyusa (peuple d'Afrique)  Search this
Call number:
GN478 .W5X
GN478.W5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_11940

Continuity and change in African cultures edited by William R. Bascom and Melville J. Herskovits

Author:
Herskovits, Melville J (Melville Jean),) 1895-1963  Search this
National Research Council (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 309 p illustrations, maps 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
études diverses
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Afrique subsaharienne
Afrique noire
Sub-Saharan Africa
Date:
1959
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Social change  Search this
Ethnologie  Search this
Acculturation  Search this
culture  Search this
Cultuurverandering  Search this
Etnische groepen  Search this
Traditie  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
GN651 .B29
GN651.B29
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_12281

Fan

Collector:
Dr. Hugh M. Smith  Search this
Donor Name:
United States Bureau of Fisheries  Search this
Culture:
Arab  Search this
Object Type:
Fan
Place:
Sudan, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Aug 1905
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
044800
USNM Number:
E236875-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ee972765-35e5-4b0c-bd44-8c6a56e24203
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8369912
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Pipe

Collector:
Lt. George T. Emmons  Search this
Donor Name:
U.S. Department of Defense  Search this
Culture:
Mungo  Search this
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
30 Oct 1905
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
045092
USNM Number:
E236947-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3649e065a-5e04-408d-a01a-f87a0aaffed8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8369922
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Pipe

Collector:
Lt. George T. Emmons  Search this
Donor Name:
U.S. Department of Defense  Search this
Culture:
Mungo  Search this
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
30 Oct 1905
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
045092
USNM Number:
E236948-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3279b5ef9-fa52-46d5-afe8-6ee5e5939276
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8369924
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Reliquary Figure

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
34.5 cm
Width - Object:
15.5 cm
Height - W/ Base:
78 cm
Culture:
Fang (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Sculpture
Place:
Not Given, Gabon (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428134-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30e497c83-6c04-46f5-b5fc-1a9021d00d32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502475

Standing Figure Of A Male Hunter

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
59 cm
Width - Object:
15 cm
Height - Object:
12.6 cm
Culture:
Yoruba (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Sculpture
Place:
Not Given, Nigeria (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428181-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37f20f472-d261-4bf5-a746-d4290119d261
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502522

Gold Weight Of Seated Chief

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
7.2 cm
Width - Object:
4.4 cm
Height - Object:
4.7 cm
Culture:
Ashanti (Asante) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Weight
Place:
Not Given, Ghana (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428189-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f50e3466-e1db-42cc-b399-ce97657199c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502530

Standing Nude Female Figure (Rhythm Pounder)

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
302.5 cm
Width - Object:
21.5 cm
Height - Object:
19.5 cm
Culture:
Senufo (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Sculpture
Place:
Not Given, Côte d'Ivoire (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428194-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/347ec4cd2-8a74-430a-bf4f-8a841f468847
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502535

Polychromed Standing Nude Female Figure (Rhythm Pounder)

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
201 cm
Width - Object:
19.5 cm
Height - W/base:
18 cm
Culture:
Senufo (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Sculpture
Place:
Not Given, Côte d'Ivoire (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428195-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3634261ac-8695-41de-8a07-831578d7829b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502536

Hip Pendant Mask

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
7.5 cm
Width - Object:
6 cm
Height - Object:
2.2 cm
Culture:
Baule / Agni (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Mask
Place:
Not Given, Côte d'Ivoire (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428199-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3281375af-94a3-4f02-9393-06a94769239c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502540

Gold-Washed Fish Pendant

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
10.5 cm
Width - Object:
9.5 cm
Height - Object:
1.5 cm
Culture:
Baule (Baoulé) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Pendant
Place:
Not Given, Côte d'Ivoire (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428200-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e1e88946-eda6-4cd2-a54a-b326bf61643f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502541

Face Pendant

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
8.7 cm
Width - Object:
8.5 cm
Height - W/o Mount:
2 cm
Culture:
Baule / Agni (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Pendant
Place:
Not Given, Côte d'Ivoire (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428201-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e0c126fe-6021-44fb-ae40-0a27e34e6e01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502542

Staff W/ Seated Woman

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length - Object:
103 cm
Width - Object:
13 cm
Height - W/stand:
10 cm
Culture:
Senufo (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Staff
Place:
Not Given, Côte d'Ivoire (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
28 Aug 1992
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428202-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/305c3050d-1f13-4e57-b6de-0bf6a1ed3575
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502543

Ethel Mary Albert Papers

Creator:
Albert, Ethel Mary, 1918-1989  Search this
Extent:
8.33 Linear feet (24 boxes)
8 Sound tape reels
Culture:
Burundians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Burundi
Date:
1940s-1960s
Summary:
Ethel M. Albert was an ethnologist whose research focused on communication and speech, and values and ethics. She pursued these themes cross-culturally across a wide spectrum of social classes, ethnic groups and locations. She received a PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in 1949 and taught a several institutions of higher learning before becoming a faculty member of Northwestern University in 1966. The Ethel Mary Albert papers consist of writings, photographs and sound recordings produced during the course of Albert's ethnological studies as Ford Fellow in Burundi in the late 1950s; field research among the Navaho; and materials related to a later cross cultural study of fatalism.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is mainly comprised of Albert's papers produced in the course of her ethnological studies as Ford Fellow in Burundi in the late 1950s; field research among the Navaho; and materials related to a later cross cultural study of fatalism.

Among her field notes and extensive personal journals produced during her stay in Burundi are collections of Kirundi texts, including fables and stories, many of which were produced in direct cooperation with (and in a few cases authored by) some of her more literate informants. She also collected a wide spectrum of biographies. During her time in Central Africa, she interviewed many people from both major ethnic groups (Tutsi and Hutu) and accumulated photographic portraits of many of her biographical subjects.

Her collection of photographic slides number more than 300. They depict a wide range of the activities of village life (such as traditional dances, dress, children, cows, and agricultural activities) as well as portraits of the King and Queen of Urundi.

Albert also conducted ethnographic fieldwork among the Navaho. From that period, her papers include material relating to a study of values in five cultures; these appear in Vogt and Albert's People of Rimrock (1967).

Another important group of materials consists of manuscripts and notes relating to Albert's study of fatalism. In these notes and manuscripts she relates her previous 5 ethnographic studies to her philosophical knowledge in the production of a cross-cultural study of the values and life ways associated with fatalism, resignation and determinism.

This collection contains many of her completed essays and articles, both published and unpublished. Albert also produced sound recordings related to her field work in Burundi.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged in 14 series: (1) Rundi Projects Reports and Journals; (2) Rundi Ethnography; Rough Notes; (3) Rundi Biographies; (4) Rundi Texts; (5) Photographic Slides; (6) Study of Fatalism; (7) Study of Values in Five Cultures; (8) Miscellaneous Notes; (9) Unpublished Writings; (10) Published Articles; (11) Bibliography; (12) Unpublished Drafts of Manuscripts; (13) Miscellany; (14) Sound Recordings
Biographical/Historical note:
Ethel M. Albert was born on March 28, 1918. She received her B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1942 and her M.A. from Columbia University in 1947. She was awarded a PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in 1949. She taught philosophy at Brooklyn College (1946-1947) and Syracuse University (1949-1952). She later taught speech at the University of California at Berkeley (1958-1966) and anthropology and speech at Northwestern University (1966-1977). From 1958-66, she served as chair of the committee for African Studies (a part of the Institute of International Studies). She was chair of the anthropology department at Northwestern University from 1972-73.

Albert's ethnographic research focused on communication and speech, and values and ethics. She pursued these themes cross-culturally across a wide spectrum of social classes, ethnic groups and locations. She carried out work among the Navaho while serving as a research associate with the Laboratory of Social Relations at Harvard University (1953-1955). As a Ford Foundation fellow (1955-1957), she carried out ethnographic studies of the Tutsi, Hutu and Twa peoples of Burundi, from which she produced numerous notes and writings. Albert died at the age of 71 in October of 1989, in Sarasota, Florida.

Chronology of the life of Ethel Mary Albert

1918 -- Born on the 28th of March in New Britain, CT.; daughter of Zundel and Dorothy (Eisenstadt) Sokolsky

1942 -- Receives her B.A. from Brooklyn College

1947 -- Receives her M.A. from Columbia University

1946-1947 -- Instructor of philosophy at Brooklyn College

1949 -- Awarded a PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin

1949-1952 -- Instructor of philosophy at Syracuse University

1953-1955 -- Research associate with the Laboratory of Social Relations at Harvard University; carries out work among the Navahos

1955-1957 -- Carries out an ethnographic study of the Rundi Culture in central Africa as a Ford Foundation Fellow in the Overseas African Program

1957-1958 -- Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California

1958-1966 -- Instructor of speech at the University of California at Berkeley

1960,1961 -- Assistant Director for ethnology, National Science Foundation Project on Educational Resources in Anthropology

1963-1965 -- Chairman of committee for African studies (Institute of International Studies), University of California at Berkeley

1964-1965 -- Appointed vice-chairman of the speech department at the University of California at Berkeley

1966-1977 -- Professor of anthropology and speech at Northwestern University

1973 -- Chairman of anthropology and speech department, Northwestern University
Provenance:
These papers were bequeathed to the National Anthropological Archives by Ethel Mary Albert and were accessioned in 1990.
Restrictions:
The Ethel Mary Albert papers are open for reaearch.
Rights:
Contact the Repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnologies  Search this
Rundi language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Ethel Mary Albert Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1990-30
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Ethel Mary Albert Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32e6b17c4-78ba-45f9-ad13-897d26884384
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1990-30
Online Media:

War Flute; "Ezie"

Collector:
Dr. Walter Hough  Search this
Culture:
Dahomean  Search this
Object Type:
War Flute
Place:
Benin, Africa
Accession Date:
21 Dec 1904
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
043653
USNM Number:
E233184-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33a2fe889-da25-42a1-b85a-b68872846681
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8367253
Online Media:

War Flute; "Ezie"

Collector:
Dr. Walter Hough  Search this
Culture:
Egba  Search this
Object Type:
War Flute
Place:
Benin, Africa
Accession Date:
21 Dec 1904
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
043653
USNM Number:
E233185-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36475c8dd-3ff6-42bd-a5e3-905a514e141c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8367254
Online Media:

2 Piece Court Dress

Donor Name:
U.S. Department of Defense  Search this
Culture:
Arab  Search this
Object Type:
Dress
Place:
Morocco, Africa
Accession Date:
30 Jun 1946
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
173207
USNM Number:
E384005-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31fda7606-9a47-464a-8c4a-f22c73021ae4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8419119
Online Media:

Cellphone case: Wakanda Forever! Shuri

Donor Name:
Jennie Kappenman  Search this
Length:
8 cm
Height:
16 cm
Depth:
1 cm
Culture:
Ugandan  Search this
American  Search this
Object Type:
Cellphone case
Place:
Kampala, Uganda, Africa
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2090185
USNM Number:
E437487-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d4dbbcb6-e9cc-445a-a1f1-3fa6203f7f02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_16792238

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