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The Charging Herd [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Animal--Elephant  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000102
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_126806
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Lion Attacking a Water Buffalo [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Title:
Lion and Buffalo [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)
Artist:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Animal--Lion  Search this
Animal--Buffalo  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000103
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_126807
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Stung [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Animal--Elephant  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000104
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_126808
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The Wounded Comrade [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Artist:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Animal--Elephant  Search this
State of Being--Illness--Wound  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000105
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Photograph Study Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_126809
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Carl Akeley : Africa's collector, Africa's savior / by Penelope Bodry-Sanders

Author:
Bodry-Sanders, Penelope 1944-  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 298 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Africa
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation  Search this
Wild animal collectors  Search this
Taxidermists  Search this
Call number:
QL31.A5B63 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_412159

Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926. A collection of signed autograph letters to either Akeley or his wife Mary, from numerous public figures

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
32 Items (Correspondence, 5 x 3 in. - 8.5 x 11 in.)
Container:
Item M001h
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1919 - 1940
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondents include Jan Smuts, Hamilton-Stevenson, Ernest Thompson Seton, George Eastman, Henry Cabot Lodge, Lowell Thomas, Edsel Ford, Harold Ickes, Gifford Pinchot, Hamlin Garland, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, among others.
Collection 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.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc24ba9fdf7-bcdf-4113-b101-ff350386448f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1457

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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Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926. Signed letter to Theodore Roosevelt

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 8.5 x 13 in.)
Container:
Item M001b
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1909 February 5
General note:
Carbon copy. Roosevelt's reply is the typed letter signed dated 28 February 1909 (M001c).
Collection 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.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc2540872ff-0783-40d4-b4fe-2cb10c0f98f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1443

Adventures in the African jungle / by Carl and Mary L. Jobe Akeley

Author:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe) 1878-1966  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926 Travel  Search this
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe) 1878-1966 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 275 p., [32] p. of plates : ill ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1930
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787215

Lion spearing / by Carl E. Akeley

Author:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
7 p. 3 pl. 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1926
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Lion hunting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787268

Carl Akeley's Africa : the account of the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History / by Mary L. Jobe Akeley, F.R.G.S.; foreword by Henry Fairfield Osborn; with illustrations and maps

Author:
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe) 1878-1966  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926)  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 321 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, East
Date:
1929
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Photography of animals  Search this
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT365.2 .A54 1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787211

The wilderness lives again : Carl Akeley and the great adventure / by Mary L. Jobe Akeley ; foreword by F. Trubee Davison ; with illustrations and maps

Author:
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe) 1878-1966  Search this
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe) 1878-1966 DSI  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
American Museum of Natural History Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals  Search this
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926)  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 411 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1940
Topic:
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation  Search this
Call number:
QL31.A5 A64 1940
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787213

In brightest Africa / by Carl E. Akeley ; illustrated from photographs

Author:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
267 p., [62] leaves of plates : ill., front., plans, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Africa, East
Date:
1924
1924, [c1923]
Topic:
Gorilla  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT361 .A4 1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_779577

Carl Akeley signed letter to Theodore Roosevelt, 5 February 1909

Correspondent:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Author:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item, 3 pages 8.5 x 13 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M001b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042935

Theodore Roosevelt typed letter signed to Akeley, 10 March 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 (1 page) 7 x 8.5 in
Type:
Electronic resources
Correspondence
Place:
Africa
Date:
1909
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M001d
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042937

The Wounded Comrade, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Toledo Museum of Art 2445 Monroe Street Monroe Street at Scottwood Avenue Toledo Ohio 43601
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Occupation--Military  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75006941
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12939

A set of photocopied magazine articles about Carl Ethan Akeley

Author:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Fisher, Clyde 1878-1949  Search this
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder ; 8.5 x 11 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1918
1918-1927
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
M001i
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042942

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

The Wounded Comrade, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
American Museum of Natural History 79th Street & Central Park West New York New York 10024
Date:
1913
Topic:
Animal--Elephant  Search this
State of Being--Illness--Wound  Search this
Control number:
IAS 35570006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_367691

In brightest Africa, by Carl E. Akeley, illustrated from photographs

Author:
Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 267 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa
Africa, East
Date:
1923
[c1920]
Topic:
Gorilla  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT361.A4 1920
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_100820

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