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Iowa linguistics

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
48 Pages
Container:
Box 45, Item 309
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Consists of "Iowa Grammar," conjugations of Iowa verbs, and miscellaneous notes.
Consists of "Iowa Grammar," pages 73-88 and 2 unnumbered pages. Conjugations of Iowa verbs, 26 pages. Miscellaneous notes, 6 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.4800: (3.3.1.1) [309]
Local Note:
Dorsey number 91-C (part). Old number 3172 (part)
typescript and autograph document
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.4: Chiwere-Winnebago
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3795784dd-4b63-4353-a839-5fa94c964101
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Major Writings on Linguistics

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Names:
Pike, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lee), 1912-2000  Search this
Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
14 Boxes
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Notes
Writings
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1907-circa 1957
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Notes and writings on special linguistic studies series contains materials that represent John P. Harrington's work preparing a major work on linguistics. The results of his efforts were four separate manuscripts that not published.

The first manuscript is untitled. Related materials consist of handwritten notes and fragmentary rough drafts. There are extracts from a number of published sources which include linguistic data for Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, Chinese, Turkish, Korean, and English as well as a number of American Indian languages. Also included here is material relating to grammatical terminology. There are extracts from a variety of dictionaries, copies of incoming and outgoing letters, and records of interviews.

Files for a manuscript titled "Linguistics" consist of extensive notes, a rough draft, a final draft, illustrations, and a draft of a review of the manuscript. The notes contain a mixture of reading notes, records of interviews, summaries of letters, and newspaper clippings. There are also references to a number of brief discussions which Harrington had at the two linguistic conferences he attended in 1940. At the meeting of the Linguistic Institute in Ann Arbor, Michigan, he learned about the work of Della Brunsteter on Cherokee and made records of a conversation with C. F. Voegelin and his Ojibwa informant, Gregor McGregor. At the Summer Institute of Linguistics at Sulphur Springs, Arkansas, he obtained details on Tule phonetics from a San BIas informant and spoke with Eunice Pike (the sister of Kenneth Pike) and Florence Hansen who were preparing a primer of the Mazatec language. There is also Navajo linguistic information from speaker Howard Gorman, some obtained directly from him and the remainder enclosed in correspondence from Robert W. Young. In addition there is a discrete file of notes which Harrington compiled from and about Kenneth L. Pike. Interspersed with his rough draft are notes reflecting his attempt to devise a personal phonetic system. The draft of a review of his manuscripts was written by Harrington, evidently to serve as a model for a review which would appear under the signature of a colleague.

The third manuscript in this subseries is a revised version of the previous manuscript. The files contain material that Harrington accumulated after submitting the original manuscript to Smithsonian Secretary Charles Abbott in 1941. These include notes recorded from Joseph White and a note from Truman Michelson, several bibliographies, illustrations, and scattered notes reflecting Harrington's attempt to develop a personal system of phonetics. Data from many languages are represented, although there is slightly more emphasis on the North American Indian languages than in the previous manuscript; extracts from Harrington's own field notes are included.

The fourth manuscript is titled "Language" and is represented by a mostly handwritten draft. The draft is basically a sequence of random ideas grouped loosely in outline fashion under the major headings "Phonetics," "Morphology," and "Writing."

The final file in this series contains copies of correspondence which were interfiled with Harrington's notes and writings on linguistics. The letters, which span the dates 1936 to 1951, have been arranged chronologically; three undated items have been placed at the end. Both incoming and outgoing letters are included. The most noteworthy item is a letter from Frank T. Siebert, Jr., dated July 23, 1944. It contains numerous suggestions for improving a chapter which Harrington wrote on phonology.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
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Topic:
Indians of North America -- Languages  Search this
Language and languages  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Grammar, Comparative and general  Search this
Phonetics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Writings
Manuscripts
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 8.19
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John Peabody Harrington Papers / Series 8: Notes and Writings on Special Linguistic Studies
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National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw317d78732-1439-4eb8-b5f5-386e49ff32b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref15964
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Material on Siouan linguistics

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Item 69
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes 47 page paper on Omaha, Oto, and Winnebago verbal roots, miscellaneous notes on "Omaha-Cegiha verbal roots," and an "Omaha Syllabary."
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.1: General Siouan
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38b3bb7d3-d4fe-4b60-8506-e01bf743810b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref81

The historical linguistics of Uto-Aztecan agriculture

Author:
Merrill, William L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2013
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Natural History  Search this
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Data source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_116267
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Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator of Linguistics (Part 1 of 2)

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2012-04-24T21:46:50.000Z
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Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator of Linguistics (Part 1 of 2)

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
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Notes on Kansa sociology, genealogies and linguistics

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Oversize BAE, Folder 250
Box 33, Item 250
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1882-1883
1889 - 1890
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e1c42b9a-1589-4940-a970-4666e72aea9e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref349

Medicine, Law and Education: A Journey Into Applied Linguistics

Author:
Kaupp, P. Ann  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1988
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
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Data source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_94805

Linguist staff

Object Name:
okyeame poma
Maker:
Fante artist  Search this
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, gold foil
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 162.6 x 15.9 x 5.7 cm (64 x 6 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
furniture  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2004-11-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71ed7de13-6d00-4e05-8027-c80e0d8f5454
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2004-11-1
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Linguist staff

Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Akan (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
1967
Scope and Contents:
Linguist staff, Ghana, October 1967. Photographed by Roy Sieber.
General:
Title source: provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Roy Sieber Photographs, EEPA 1993-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1993-009, Item EEPA 1993-091404
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Roy Sieber Photographs / Photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7e0972e2f-c960-4fbf-86f5-ed2063e0ca93
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1993-009-ref788

Linguistic Questionnaires

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Names:
Myers, George S. (George Sprague), 1905-1985  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
3 Boxes
Culture:
Chumash  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Vocabulary
Field notes
Questionnaires
Place:
California -- Languages
Date:
1910-1936
bulk 1916-1918
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Notes and writings on special linguistic studies series contains a set of questionnaires which John P. Harrington used during various periods of his linguistic fieldwork. It appears that the questionnaires were used principally to elicit words in various California languages--the names of a Salinan speaker and several Wintu and Yana informants are given on a number of heading sheets, although they were undoubtedly used during other fieldwork as well. References to Abby, a speaker of New Mexican Spanish, and to Leonora S. Curtin (abbreviated "LCC"[sic]), a collector of Moroccan botanical specimens, suggest that Harrington used the section of botanical terms in his study of Arabic influences on the Spanish spoken in the American Southwest.

The various components were not organized as a unit but were found scattered throughout his papers. (A portion of the notes were formerly cataloged as parts of B.A.E. mss. 2292 and 6017.) They have been brought together and arranged according to a number of his standard headings: cosmology, botany, anatomy, kinship, material culture. The largest group covers the various classifications of animal species. Within each semantic heading the pages have been arranged as much as possible in chronological order. There is also a set of miscellaneous lists which have not been subdivided semantically.

The questionnaires consist largely of word lists in a mixture of English, California Spanish, and Chumash (Barbareno or Ventureno). Harrington occasionally annotated these lists with equivalent forms in Mohave or Chemehuevi. Although the questionnaires were usually used for eliciting nouns, the section on anatomy also lists verb forms and the section on botany has questions on uses of plants.

Supplementing the word lists are notes from interviews with Smithsonian scientists. Those with George S. Meyers, head curator of the Division of Fishes at the U.S. National Museum, on fish species are particularly extensive. There are also newspaper clippings, bibliographic references, reading notes, and typed extracts from scientific publications. Harrington's files also include reprints and plates picturing various plants and animals which he removed from larger works.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
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Topic:
Chumash language  Search this
Mohave language  Search this
Chemehuevi language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnobotany  Search this
Fishes  Search this
Zoology -- nomenclature  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vocabulary
Field notes
Questionnaires
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 8.9
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32d188022-2b3b-4e76-8478-769ba6668e24
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref15339

Linguistic notes (Series 11)

Collection Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Culture:
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Coushatta (Koasati)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Arrangement:
14 items
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4658 (11)
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw351abe9c4-4054-4494-939b-8d0572b0db82
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4658-ref11

[Field notebook -- linguistic notes]

Collection Creator:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Timyan, Judith  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The Philip L. Ravenhill papers are open for research.

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Collection Citation:
Philip L. Ravenhill papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f5700367-d0d9-4b04-9bc3-f1f87a0b60c3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2010-25-ref37

Recovering Voices- Sustaining Global Linguistic Diversity

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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Dhegiha linguistic material

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Oversize BAE, Folder 158
Box 14, Item 158
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1873-circa 1893
Scope and Contents note:
"Not yet copied on slips [for the dictionary] Nov.93."
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw388e7ef91-c200-4fdb-9004-1c7c9a9acfc2
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref240

Ponca linguistic notes

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Item 223
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1873 April 5
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38dfc9003-a2de-4d61-a120-4474b085ecab
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref318

Quapaw linguistic notes

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
Scrapbook.
Container:
Box 41C, Item 281
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1894 January
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.3: Dhegiha
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36f9d8f28-31cf-4091-a4c5-19ec9ea2eda1
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref386

Biloxi linguistic notes

Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Container:
Box 51B, Item 341
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
In envelope marked in Dorsey's handwriting "Biloxi notes not yet copied on slips."
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
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Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.6: Tutelo, Biloxi
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3017d0105-ae7a-4f80-ba87-5db64f7cdacd
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref462

Linguist Staff, Ghana

Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Kwahu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Roy Sieber Photographs, EEPA 1993-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1993-009, Item EEPA 1993-091795
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Roy Sieber Photographs / Photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo78097bac8-243d-4eb7-be8f-58c90ae7186a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1993-009-ref1135

Linguist staff, Ghana

Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Kwahu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
1967
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Roy Sieber Photographs, EEPA 1993-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1993-009, Item EEPA 1993-091402
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Roy Sieber Photographs / Photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo753c16f81-5136-483e-b1ac-a7bbed6bb699
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1993-009-ref786

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