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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography

Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
41.29 Linear feet (22 boxes, 29 folders, 3 mounted drawings, and 3 rolled items)
Note:
Some materials, especially in series 3, are stored in the NAA artwork collection.
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pictographs
Place:
Oceania
Date:
1849-1902
bulk 1870-1895
Summary:
Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was an ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology who focused primarily on Native American sign language and pictography. This collection reflects Mallery's research interests and methods. Much of the collection is comprised of correspondence and notes relating to sign language and pictography and is organized chiefly by either the cultural or geographic region to which the material belongs. Bound volumes of several of his publications are included, along with annotated draft copies from collaborators. In the case of Mallery's work on pictography, the collection includes several oversize items including original works and reproductions.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains Garrick Mallery's research and writings as a BAE ethnologist and is largely comprised of correspondence and preparatory materials for publications on Native American sign language and pictography. The geographic scope of the material is chiefly the present-day United States and Canada, though other areas of the world are represented less comprehensively. Correspondence and research notes include verbal descriptions of signs, sometimes with illustrations included. Bound volumes of Mallery's publications are included, along with annotations from collaborators. In addition, this collection includes notecards, drawings, illustrations, photographs, articles, and art objects. Art objects (mostly oversize) deal chiefly with Dakota winter counts and other artifacts.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into 3 series: 1) Research Notes, undated; 2) Materials on Sign Language, 1843-1849, 1873-1894; 3) Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs, 1849-1902, undated
Biographical Note:
Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and practiced law in Philadelphia from 1853 until the outbreak of the American Civil War. While serving in the army, he became interested in Native American sign language and pictography, perhaps while performing his duties in frontier areas. After retiring from the military in 1879, Mallery was appointed to the newly created Bureau of American Ethnology as one of its first ethnologists. In his work with the Bureau, Mallery pioneered the study of sign language and pictographs, examining them as a universal human phenomenon with a direct link to spoken language.

In his work, Mallery collected and examined sign language vocabulary from Native American groups throughout the U.S. and Canada and regularly solicited contributions from collaborators. He also related his findings to examples from the wider world, comparing the formation of Native American signs to those in other areas by hearing individuals and by the deaf. Mallery completed several publications on the topic throughout the 1880s, notably Introduction to the Study of Sign language Among the North American Indians (1880), A Collection of Gesture- Signs and Signals of the North American Indians (1880), and "Sign-language among North American Indians Compared with that Among other People and Deaf-mutes," which appeared in the BAE 1st Annual Report (1881).

While most widely known for his work with sign language, Mallery also undertook extensive research into Native American pictography. Like his work with sign language, he both conducted original research and solicited assistance from collaborators. He was especially interested in the representational images in Dakota winter counts and petroglyphs in the United States and throughout the world.

Sources Consulted

Fletcher, Robert. "Garrick Mallery, President of the Philosophical Society of Washington, in 1888." In Brief Memoirs of Colonel Garrick Mallery, U.S.A., Who Died October 24, 1894, 3-8. Washington: Judd & Detweiler, 1895.

Fletcher, Robert. "Colonel Garrick Mallery, U.S.A." American Anthropologist 8, no. 2 (1895): 79-80.

Chronology

1831 -- Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on April 25

1850 -- Graduates Yale College

1853 -- Earns LL. B. from the University of Pennsylvania Admitted to the Pennsylvania bar

1853-1861 -- Practices law in Philadelphia

1861 -- Enters the volunteer army of the United States

1862 -- Severely wounded in the battle of Peach Orchard, Virginia Captured and held prisoner at Libby prison in Richmond, Virginia

1866 -- Completes service with volunteer army of the United States Accepts commission in regular army of the United States

1870 -- Marries Helen W. Wyckoff

1879 -- Retires from the United States army due to disability Appointed to the Bureau of American Ethnology

1880 -- Publishes Introduction to the Study of Sign-Language Among the North American Indians as Illustrating the Gesture-Speech of Mankind and A Collection of Gesture-Signs and Signals of the North American Indians With Some Comparisons

1881 -- Publishes "Sign Language Among North American Indians, Compared with that Among Other Peoples and Deaf-Mutes"

1894 -- Dies after a short illness in Washington, D.C., on October 24
Related Materials:
See MS 2322 A collection of gesture-signs and signals of the North American Indians for more of Garrick Mallery's work on sign language.
Provenance:
MS 2372 was transferred from the Bureau of Ethnology Archives to the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Archives with the merger of the BAE and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History in 1965. The Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Archives was renamed the National Anthropological Archives in 1968.
Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

Access to Manuscript 2372 requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sign language  Search this
Picture-writing  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pictographs
Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2372
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw367638eb8-dce6-4d4e-bea5-2204e49134ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2372
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Algeria ALGER - La Ville, vue de l'Entrée du Port

Creator:
Collection Régence  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by Collection Régence, E.L., édit., Alger; series 5.
Printed text on recto reads: "5. ALGER. - La Ville, vue de l'Entrée du Port." Translated caption reads: "ALGIERS - The city, view of the harbor's entrance.'' Additional text on recto reads: "Collection Régence, E.L.,édit., Alger." Postmarked stamp on recto not readable. Signature on recto reads: ''Mme Berthe''. Manuscript on recto lower corner right reads: ''2ième''. View of the harbor with two sailing boats in the foreground, city's buildings in the background.
Manuscript on verso reads: "...et nous irons la retrouver quand les hostilités seront terminées - Nous espérons pour le printemps Dieu le voudra j'espère que ce soit finie - elle va très bien maintenant, plus de maux de tête elle a grossie de 10 kilos en 4 mois- Ma mère est avec elle qui également à une très belle santé malgré ses 79 ans qu'elle porte bien légèrement- elle a un caractère très ferme c'est une petite vieille bien épatante - mon mari a toujours ses occupations comme il s'ennuit de sa fille c'est un grand sacrifice mais il le fallait - Donnez-moi bien vite de vos nouvelles et recevez ainsi qu'à Mr. Jean mon meilleur souvenir et de bons baisers." Translated verso reads: [... and we will go to see her when the hostilities will be over- We hope during the Spring if God will allow it - she is really well now, no more headaches she gained 6 pounds within four month - My mother is with her and she is in a great health despite the fact she is 79 year's old which she carries lightly - she has a strong temper: quite an amazing little old lady- my husband is still busy with his occupations but he misses his daughter - It was a big sacrifice however we had to do it- Send me soon some news and receive my best regards, without forgetting Mr. Jean and smacks.]
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-06-29
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0006-29
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7211ebce5-e7bb-4b75-a0c7-89283c24705e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1078

Algeria ALGER - Square de la Régence

Creator:
Collection Régence  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by Collection Régence, E.L., édit., Alger; series 8.
Printed text on recto reads: "8. - ALGER. - Square de la Régence." Translated caption reads: "ALGIERS - Square of the Régence''. Additional text on recto reads: "Collect. Régence, E.L.,édit., Alger." In the foreground view of square surrounded by palm trees and people walking in the street, in the background minaret of a mosque.
Manuscript on verso reads: "Mademoiselle Marie - Je ne puis me permettre le tutoiement que j'emploie avec vos soeurs car je les aies connues si petite[s] si petite[s] mais vous une future grande artiste !!!! - Je vous le souhaite de tout coeur maintenant que vous avez un an de plus vous ne pleurez plus aussi facilement vous abimeriez vos yeux - Je vous souhaite une bonne santé et de bons divertissements- Mme Berthe." Translated verso reads: [Miss Marie- I cannot allow myself to be as familiar with you as I am with your sisters - I have known them since they were so little so little but you a future great artist !!! I wish it from the bottom of my heart since you are a year older now you don't cry as easy as you used to, you would spoil your eyes - I wish you a good health and that you enjoy yourself - Mrs. Berthe.]
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-06-30
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0006-30
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a7dbf0c3-4972-4d20-92c0-2d2e92eba976
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1079

Algeria ALGER - Jardin d'Essai - Allée des Bambous

Creator:
Collection Régence  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by Collection Régence, E.L., édit, Alger; series 35.
Printed text on recto reads: "35. - ALGER - Jardin d'Essai - Allée des Bambous. Collect. Régence, E.L., édit, Alger." Translated caption reads: [ALGIERS - Essai garden - Alley of the bamboos.]
Manuscript on verso reads: "Monsieur Antoine - Tous mes compliments pour vos succès aux examens et continuez de bien travailler - Je vous embrasse et espère recevoir une lettre de vous en bon français - Mme Leclerc- Georgette vous repondra." Translated verso reads: [Mr. Antoine - Congratulations to your success at the exams keep working hard - I am kissing you and hope to receive a letter from you written in good French - Mrs. Leclerc - Georgette will write to you.]
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-06-31
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0006-31
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo74aba7c84-1007-428d-846c-22c953cbb323
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1080

Algeria ALGER - Vue prise du Môle

Creator:
Edition L.Y.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1930]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by Edition L.Y.; series 14.
Printed text on recto reads: "14 ALGER - Vue prise du Môle." Translated caption reads: "ALGIERS - View taken from the mole''. In the foreground boats at sea and city's building in the background.
Manuscript on verso reads: "Alger 18 juin 1930 - Bien chère Madame - Me voici à Alger au beau pays de mon enfance où je passe cette année de belles vacances- J'ai revu avec émotion ma ville et tous les merveilleux souvenirs de mon enfance reviennent en force a ma mémoire ravie- Il fait beau un peu chaud peut-être." Translated verso reads: [Alger June 18, 1930 - My dearest Madam - Here I am in Algiers, beautiful country of my childhood where I am spending this year great vacations - I saw with emotion my town and all the wonderful memories of my childhood came back to my delighted memory - It is a little bit hot maybe.]
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-06-35
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0006-35
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo737d63d7d-8e55-425d-b326-a2f47e1588e4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1084

Algeria ALGER - Une rue de la Casbah

Creator:
Edition A.F.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by Edition A F.; series 19.
Printed text on recto reads: "19 ALGER Une rue de la Casbah." Translated caption reads: "ALGIERS - A street in the Kasbah''. Aditional printed text on recto reads: "Edit A F." Postmarked stamp on recto not readable. Veiled woman walking in the street, men sitting in chairs outside houses.
Manuscript on verso reads: "Souvenir d'Alger - Renée - Fernand [signature non lisible] Adresse: Monsieur et Madame Emil Deschères - La Chapelle Blanche - Indre-et-Loire." Translated verso reads: [Greetings from Algiers- Renée - Fernand] signature not readable. Addressed to: [Mr. and Mrs. Emil Deschères - La Chapelle Blanche - Indre-et-Loire Departement.]
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-06-36
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0006-36
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7149d30a2-3e93-4a96-9aae-ab07397aba2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1085

Algeria ALGERIE - Mauresques voilées, tenue de ville

Creator:
Edition A.F.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1933]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by Edition A.F.; series 20.
Printed text on recto reads: " Edit. A.F. 20 ALGER. - Mauresques voilées, tenue de ville." Translated caption reads: [ALGERIA - Veiled Moorish women, city outfits.] Manuscript on recto reads: "1933."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-20-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0020-01
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75bd2f946-a371-4b19-b84f-8786475eaa5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1137

Algeria Souvenir d'ALGÉRIE

Creator:
L.V. & Cie  Search this
Verger, Léopold  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by L.V. & Cie; series 128.
Printed text on recto reads: "Souvenir d'ALGÉRIE / Jeunes Arabes Jouant aux cartes / Marché Arabe / Arabes assis sur des nattes / Femme Arabe coiffée de bijoux Kabyles / L.V. Cie 128." Translated captions read: [GREETINGS FROM ALGERIA / Young Arabs playing cards / Arab market / Arabs sitting on mats / Arab woman wearing Kabyle jewelry.]
Postmarked stamp on verso. Spanish manuscript on verso. Signed: "Esther Fernandes." Addressed to: "Mrs. Lincoln / 2000 Commonwealth Ave / Boston / Mass. / Estados Unidos."
Printed text on verso: "Édition Photo L.V.S." Logo reads: "AquaPhoto Paris"
Additional accession number written on verso: "A1995-13-37"
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-20-12
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0020-12
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7cdb40a5b-150d-400e-9ba3-7d8184b42629
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1149

Algeria ALGÉRIE - Types Indigènes - Femme du Sud - Tribu des Ouled Nâhils

Creator:
Collection Régence  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Ouled Naïl  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard printed by Collection Régence E.L., édit., Alger; series 71.
Printed text on recto reads: "71. - ALGÉRIE - Types Indigènes - Femme du Sud - Tribu des Ouled Nâhils." Translated caption reads: [ALGIERS - Native types - Women of the South - Tribe of the Ouled Nâhils.] Two young women, one sitting one standing, resting her left elbow on the other one. Flowered and embroided dresses, coin head ornaments, sashes around their head, veils falling on their shoulders, heavily adorned with jewelry.
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Collection Régence E.L., édit., Alger." Manuscript on verso reads: "AOUT 1910." Translated manuscript reads: [August 1910.]
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-20-29
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AE 1995-0020-29
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo74611df94-167b-46a2-af2d-350eda4f6d18
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1166

Women Crushing "Mealies"

Creator:
Brook, A (Beira, Mozambique)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Image of many women at work, most using large mortars and pestles. Printed text on verso reads: "Mulheres indigenas pilhando milho; Manhonne; Native women crushing mealies." Manuscript on verso.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edit: A Brook, Beira / A4."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-12-06
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number or series; arranged by country and subject.
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:
Domestic scenes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AO 1985-142120
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7888041d5-212b-4861-b3ec-974941a1e354
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1391

Angola Tipos Indigenas

Creator:
Quitos Fotograrou e Editou  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
ca. 1968
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Angola / Tipos Indigenas / Quitos Fotograrou e Editou / 261."
Translated postcard caption reads: "Indigenous Types."
Manuscript on verso reads: "Angola 1968."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-20-80
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portraits -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AO 2008-017-0005
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ebef7821-be22-4218-9c7a-cef91b714fff
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1527

Angola Tipos Indigenas

Creator:
Quitos Fotograrou e Editou  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
ca. 1968
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Angola / Tipos Indigenas / Quitos Fotograrou e Editou / 261."
Translated postcard caption reads: "Indigenous Types."
Manuscript on verso reads: "African Trip 1968."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-20-81
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portraits -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AO 2008-017-0006
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo73d2e72c0-c562-463f-9402-b0db006a937d
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1528

11. Missions des Pères Blancs Afrique Centrale; Orchestre Indigène

Creator:
White Fathers Mission  Search this
Bernard, J.  Search this
White Fathers  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[ca. 1933]
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Missions des Pères Blancs - Afrique Centrale - Orchestre Indigène."
Translated title reads, "Missions of the White Fathers-Central Africa. Native Orchestra." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Edit, Imp J. Bernard, St Etienne."
Manuscript message and address on verso, date reads: "3/5/33." Postmarked postage stamps on verso: "St Leger (Luxemb)."
Translated text on verso reads, "Happy to recive your nice letter, and I have been very touched with the memories that you keep of me. I have just returned to the country after 3 1/2 months in Algeria. I returned via Rome whre I spend 11 days. I was there for Easter. I am travelling for fun (...) The time will still pass very quickly. I must pack my minks and in September take the boat. Needless to say without regret. One feels a stranger in Belgium and I hasten to return to Urundi (...) keep well all of you and see you soon." Addressed to Mr et Me Moutarle, Administrateur à Usumbura (Urundi Belge) via Suez."
Local Numbers:
EEPA BD-19-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
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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:
Music -- Africa  Search this
Orchestra  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA BD 2011-001-0352
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo779c9b9a3-ac9d-41a2-910a-dc36392cc7b6
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1894

18. Tchad Types de Femmes

Photographer:
Moreau, René  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Afrique Equatoriale Français / 18. - Tchad. Types de Femmes."
Translated caption reads: "French Equatorial Africa / 18. - Chad. - Types of Women."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie René Moreau / Edition R. Bègue, 9, Rue Cauchois - Paris."
Manuscript message on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CD 1985-140215
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c93c18c6-4179-456f-b311-f22f33024278
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1907

Congo Français Femme Boubou, en grande tenue

Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1913]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Congo Français. Femme Boubou, en grande tenue."
Translated caption reads: "French Congo. "Boubou" woman, in full regalia."
Postmarked: "Leopoldville, 28 September 1908;" and "Bruxelles Arrivee, 25 October 1908." Manuscript note on recto, postmarked postage stamp and address on verso.
Recto image on item EEPA CF-20-03 is a cropped and edited version of the recto image on item EEPA CF-20-10.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-03
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Costume  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 1985-140670
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ab9f43a5-b2d1-4ca9-af4d-d6fb0060477a
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2068

Congo Français Femmes "Sanghos."

Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Congo Français. Femmes 'Sanghos'."
Translated caption reads: "French Congo. 'Sangho' women."
Postmarked postage stamps on recto, manuscript message and address on verso.
Recto image on item EEPA CF-20-03 is a cropped and edited version of the recto image on item EEPA CF-20-10.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-10
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Costume  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 1985-140678
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7931fc890-4420-4b34-9822-8029533d95dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2076

Boy des Missionaires

Creator:
Pastyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1913]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Boy des Missionaires."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edit. Pastyn."
Stamped text on verso reads: "Frans Fisset / Negociant / Bokote / Equateur."
Postmarked postage stamp on verso. Manuscript address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-28
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Children  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 1985-140705
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo71c2c59b9-0935-4e2d-886f-e3399e956886
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2089

Loango Le Bouïti: Dieu de la Vengeance

Creator:
Holy Ghost Fathers  Search this
Louys Bauer (Dijon)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo, Republic of the, -- Kouilou Region -- Loango
Date:
ca. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Loango -- Le Bouïti: Dieu de la Vengeance.."
Translated postcard caption reads: "Loango - The Bwiti: God of Vengeance."
Printed text on verso reads: "Aidez le Missions des Pères du St.-Esprit; Abonnez-vous à leaurs "Annales" - 10 fr.;Père Briault C. C. 611-49, 30, Rue Lhomond, Paris (5 arr.); Edition 'Spiritus'; Imp. Louys Bauer -Dijon."
Manuscript message on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-03-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 2013-001-0477
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo728b7a524-37ab-4378-aff2-a58fd38268ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2291

Afrique Equatoriale Française 11. Oubangui: Une élégante

Photographer:
Moreau, René  Search this
Creator:
Bègue, R.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
ca. 1953
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Afrique Equatoriale Française / 11. Oubangui. - Une élégante."
Translated caption reads: "French Equatorial Africa / 11. Oubangui. - An elegant woman."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie René Moreau / Edition R. Bègue, 9, Rue Cauchois Paris / Reproduction interdite."
Manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-102
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 2013-001-0478
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo72541b7c1-8630-4dfd-9368-8de1c8b8a46d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2292

Afrique Equatoriale Française 38. Congo Francais; Salon de Coiffure

Photographer:
Moreau, René  Search this
Creator:
Bègue, R.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
ca. 1947
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Afrique Equatoriale Française / 38. Congo Francais; Salon de Coiffure."
Translated caption reads: "French Equatorial Africa / 38. French Congo. - Hairstyle salon."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie René Moreau / Edition R. Bègue, 9, Rue Cauchois Paris / Reproduction interdite."
Manuscript message and address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-05-03
General:
Title source: Abbreviated postcard caption.
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:
Body arts  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 2013-001-0480
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76036a0db-3015-4e47-98ca-435fb5e17c17
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2294

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