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Beverly Mack photographs

Photographer:
Mack, Beverly  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes
725 Slides (photographs) (color)
7 Slides (photographs) (black & white)
Container:
Volume 1
Volume 2
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Slides (photographs)
Color slides
Place:
Kano (Nigiera: Emirate)
Nigeria
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1979-1984
Summary:
Photographs taken by Beverly Mack in Sierra Leone and of the Hausa people in Kano, Nigeria. The photographs document the cultures of northern Nigeria and Sierra Leone, including the Hausa people. Locations include Fourah Bay College in Freetown and Port Loko, Sierra Leone, and Kana and Zaria, Nigeria. Africans are shown buying and selling in markets, holding an Islamic celebration at the palace in Kano and riding horses.

Architecture shown includes exteriors and interiors of buildings such as houses and Islamic structures, as well as street scenes.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Biographical/Historical note:
Earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has taught Hausa at Yale University, African history at Georgetown University and African/Afro-American literature at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. It was at Kano where she had lived for three years doing fieldwork.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1984-002
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo77aad3aab-c6cb-4051-a9c3-0a7359299d43
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1984-002

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