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Uganda photographs

Extent:
22 Photographic prints ((dupe prints), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
170 Negatives (photographic) ((dupe negs), black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
170 Photographic prints (black & white, 11 x 15 cm. or smaller)
Container:
Box 1
Volume 1
Culture:
Wanika (African people)  Search this
Hima (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Place:
Africa
Victoria, Lake
Ankole (Uganda)
Uganda
Mombassa (Kenya)
Frere Town (Kenya)
Kenya
Date:
1897-1903
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of a photographic album, dating from 1897-1903, that includes images of Momabassa, and Frere Town in Kenya and the Ankole, Toro and Mengo regions of Uganda and some locations in between. African peoples depicted include the Waniki and Banma. Subjects include the French Roman Catholic mission station at Budu, Mengo Church, Mengo Hospital, CMS station in Koki, the Koki Roman Catholic station, House and enclosure of the King of Koki, missionaries and their families, and wives and children of chiefs. Some of the figures depicted include Reverend H. Clayton, Reverend W. H. R. Leakey, Reverend Ernest Millar, missionaries, including Miss Walker, Miss Chadwick, and Miss Brown; Sir Apolo Kaggwa; Kamswaga, King of Koki, and Kahara, King of Akole as well as local chiefs, Lieutenant Hobart; A. C. Hattersley, and Archibald Walker.
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:
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-002
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7851ef0ab-9c99-4426-ae84-1c91f767c0e1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1998-002

Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Norman Taylor  Search this
Place:
Diani at Fadini Beach, Pemba Channel. Mombassa., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
20 Nov 1985
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Alismatales Cymodoceaceae
Published Name:
Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers
Barcode:
04177452
USNM Number:
3780149
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3269ce70c-1504-4f96-a40f-623fb3330448
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16754237

Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Norman Taylor  Search this
Place:
Diani at Fadini Beach, Pemba Channel. Mombassa., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
20 Nov 1985
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Alismatales Cymodoceaceae
Published Name:
Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers
Barcode:
04177451
USNM Number:
3780150
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ce3bc0b5-3868-4185-b7f0-1b3cbd5b19b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16750337

Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Norman Taylor  Search this
Place:
Diani at Fadini Beach, Pemba Channel. Mombassa., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
20 Nov 1985
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Alismatales Cymodoceaceae
Published Name:
Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers
Barcode:
04177447
USNM Number:
3780154
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ea91fe8e-364b-4e3e-8920-d1d1ed34fd44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16746114

Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Norman Taylor  Search this
Place:
Diani at Fadini Beach, Pemba Channel. Mombassa., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
20 Nov 1985
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Alismatales Cymodoceaceae
Published Name:
Cymodocea serrulata (W.T. Aiton) Magnus & Ashers
Barcode:
04177446
USNM Number:
3780155
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32ce99fcd-3b3d-4e5e-acd0-b692c79d9e34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16743281

African Travel Footage

Collection Creator:
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975  Search this
Extent:
4 Film reels (2 hours 6 minutes, black-and-white silent; 3428 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1927-1928
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot while Travis was on sabbatical leave from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Film documents his travels along the "Cape-to-Cairo" route begun by Cecil Rhodes. Footage includes: street scenes in Cape Town and indigenous dwellings along the South African train route; street scenes in Mombassa, Kenya; Mt. Kilamanjaro in Tanganyika (Tanzania); Hindu stone masons in Nairobi, Kenya; scenes in the Kikuyu Native Reserve; a Lumbwa harvest dance and Christmas service; Tutsi war dance at Billingyama, Ruanda; Africans (probably Banyoro) poling canoes on Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda; colonial labor parties on roadwork in the Belgian Congo (Zaire); Manbetu chief in feathered headdress at Ekibondi Village; Pygmy dance sequences; Congo elephant farm at Dungu, Belgian Congo; and street scenes and bazaars in Cairo, Egypt.

Legacy Keywords: Dancing ceremonies Kenya Congo ; Drumming Matabele Bira Mangbetu Rhodesia Belgian Congo ; Meals cooking South Africa ; Houses African house types ; Markets marketwomen Kenya Egypt ; Housebuilding African European ; Boats dugouts Lake Bunyoni ; Masonry Hindi masons Nairobi ; Garb ethnic Massai Kikuyu Mangbetu ; Adornment ear ornamentation Kikuyu ; Hair treatment of Massai Mangbetu ; Tea harvesting of plantations Kenya ; Cattle animal husbandry Nilotic ; Feathers use of in headdress Lumbwa Kenya ; Weapons spears Massai Lumbwa ; Musical instruments drums horns Lumbwa ; Smoking pipes Ruanda ; Roads construction of by natives Belgium Congo ; Mutilation lip discs Ubangi ; Elephants training of Congo Elephant Farm ; Streets bazzar Cairo ; Architecture Cairo ; Ceremony Mangbetu Bira Belgian Congo ; Language and culture; Cape Town (South Africa) ; Nairobi (Kenya) ; Dungi, Belgium Congo ; Lake Bunyoni, Ruanda ; Mt. Kilamanjaro, Kenya ; Lake Chihaffi, Ruanda ; Mufumbiro Mountains ; Billingyana, Belgian Congo ; Ekibondi (village), Belgian Congo ; Cairo (Egypt) ; Africa ; Hindi Nairobi ; Masai (African people) ; Lumbwa ; Wattusi ; Ubangi
Local Number:
HSFA 1989.17.1
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Paul Travis films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Paul Travis films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc90542addb-0169-474a-958b-b962c24a3a79
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1989-17-ref1

Photograph albums documenting the Prince of Wales's trips to Africa

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
4 Volumes (Photograph albums, 4 x 3 in. - 8 x 6 in. (photographs), 17.5 x 20.5 x 1.75 in. (album))
Container:
Item M193
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1928 September - November, 1930 January - April
Scope and Contents note:
Four albums containing approximately 155 silver prints, photographs and snapshots from the Prince of Wales's trips to Africa and Egypt, 1928 and 1930, taken by S. Sarkis, the Daily mirror, and others. The photographs include images taken in Cairo, September 1928, one inscribed in ink by the Prince, The old guard at the present Heber Percy in command Reith in the background not at the salute"; crowds watching the arrival of the Prince on board S.S. Malda, Mombassa, Kenya, 28 September 1928 and related images; the Mayor of Nairobi presenting the Prince with an ivory casket, 2 October 1928 (reproduced in Vickers, p. 95, upper right), and related images of tribal chiefs; the Prince presenting his portrait to various different groups of tribesmen (one reproduced in Vickers, p. 92-93); the Prince laying a wreath at the cenotaph, Kampala, Uganda, 17 October 1928, and related images; the Prince and companions at a crocodile shoot, banks of the Upper Nile, 19 October 1928 (one reproduced in Vickers, p. 95, center); the Prince relaxing with Captain Roy Salmon, Uganda, 21 October 1928 (reproduced in Vickers, p. 94), and various other images taken on safari in Tanganyika, November 1928 (one reproduced in Vickers, p. 95, below); some duplicates, &c; sizes approximately 5 by 4 in. to 8 by 6 in. Includes camp photos of Karen Blixen and Bror Blixen.
General note:
M193 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
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/sc233bfe6f9-efbb-4705-adf8-5e9589a0e16b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref2180

Swahili Coastal Style Wooden Chest

Collector:
John Ratigan  Search this
Barbara Ratigan  Search this
Donor Name:
Barbara Ratigan  Search this
Length - Object:
109.5 cm
Width - Object:
50 cm
Height - Object:
49 cm
Culture:
Swahili  Search this
Object Type:
Chest
Place:
Mombassa, Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
1 Jul 1997
Collection Date:
1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
416126
USNM Number:
E427897-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d7a95946-b07d-4964-8fd0-da27777a7ea3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502443
Online Media:

Eurythoe sp.

Collector:
S. A. Earle  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Coral  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Depth (m):
0 - 1
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Mombasa, Andromache Reef, 0.5 - 0.75 Mile Offshore From Mombassa, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Common name:
Polychaetes
Published Name:
Eurythoe sp.
USNM Number:
51917
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Invertebrate Zoology
Annelida
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38cf466db-45ae-49c3-9336-88a923ca3c41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_734808

Strombus decorus decorus

Collector:
B. D. Valentine  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Tiwi Beach, S Of Mombassa, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
Jul 1974
Common name:
Gastropods
Published Name:
Strombus decorus decorus (Roding, 1798)
USNM Number:
859065
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39955463e-2b56-4b2f-8e53-d9b214e57a28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_522891

Vasum rhinoceros

Collector:
R. T. Abbott  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Diana Beach, 20 Mile S. Of Mombassa, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
May 1950
Common name:
Gastropods
Published Name:
Vasum rhinoceros (Gmelin, 1791)
USNM Number:
604197
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c70ec7cf-e21a-4930-a73d-29faaf43f70a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_429314

The Negro Worker Vol. 4 No. 5

Published by:
The Negro Worker, 1928 - 1937  Search this
Edited by:
Charles Woodson  Search this
Subject of:
Communist International, 1919 - 1943  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 15/16 x 5 7/8 in. (20.2 x 15 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place depicted:
Africa
Japan, Asia
Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, Africa
Ethiopia, Africa
Date:
1934
Topic:
African American  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Photography  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Dr. Maurice Jackson and Laura Ginsburg
Object number:
2010.55.34
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Pan Africanism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b2ac91e6-97e3-4b5b-99c4-17b0b2c8f9ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.55.34
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Echeneis naucrates

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Preparation:
Unknown
Place:
Off Mombassa, Kenya, Mombasa County, Kenya, Indian
Collection Date:
11 Nov 1965
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Percoidei, Echeneidae
Published Name:
Echeneis naucrates
Accession Number:
273221
USNM Number:
202863
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/396990b96-2800-4f67-a5f5-2f4f9af320fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5062459

Echeneis naucrates

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Polyester
Place:
Off Mombassa, Kenya, Mombasa County, Kenya, Indian
Collection Date:
11 Nov 1965
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Percoidei, Echeneidae
Published Name:
Echeneis naucrates
Accession Number:
2078776
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 202863
USNM Number:
RAD125508
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Fish Images
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dcaca2a8-704d-487e-be1a-1f69c586c0ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_14937190

Africa Inland Mission collection

Names:
Africa Inland Mission  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Extent:
147 photographs
3 volumes (books)
43 postcards
Container:
Item EEPA.2008-003
Culture:
Kamba (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people)  Search this
Swahili (African people)  Search this
Somali (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Postcards
Photographs
Books
Place:
Port Said (Egypt)
Victoria, Lake
Nairobi (Kenya)
Mombassa (Kenya)
Kenya
Africa, East
Africa
Date:
circa 1905-1978 (bulk 1905-1920)
bulk 1900-1920
Summary:
This collection contains 147 photographic prints and 43 postcards from East Africa (circa 1907-circa 1914), especially Kijobe, which depict the activities of the Africa Inland Mission; Theodore Roosevelt's safari in 1909; views of Nairobi, Mombasa, Port Said, Lake Victoria and other landscapes; and portraits of Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kavirondo, Akawba, Gikuyu, Somali and Swahili coast peoples. Missionaries pictured include Hetz, Hurlburt, and Wallace, who is listed as photographer on many of the prints. The collection also contains 3 paperback books, published by Africa Inland Mission, which describe the history of the organization and the experiences of its missionaries: Faster Beats the Drum (1978), Another Hand on Mine (1975) and Gardens of Miracles (1976).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in four series:

Series 1: Locations

Series 2: Cultures

Series 3: Other

Series 4: Publications
Biographical / Historical:
The Africa Inland Mission (AIM) is a non-denominational Christian missionary organization that focuses on Africa. The organization was founded in 1895 by Scottish-American missionary Peter Cameron Scott of the International Missionary Alliance. Scott and his fellow missionaries arrived in Mombasa in October of 1895 and within a year had established four missions in Kenya. Scott's untimely death in 1896 almost led to the dissolution of AIM, but support from the Philadelphia Missionary Council and a new director in the person of Rev. Charles Hurlburt reinvigorated the project. In 1909 a station was set up in what was then German East Africa (Tanzania) and in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt intervened on behalf of his friend Hurlburt to persuade the Belgian government to allow the mission to establish a station in the Congo. Today, AIM operates in 13 countries in Central and Southern Africa.
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.
Topic:
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Safaris  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Postcards
Photographs
Books
Citation:
Africa Inland Mission Collection, EEPA 2008-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2008-003
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Africa Inland Mission collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2008-003

Why the Smithsonian Folklife Festival is Anchoring a 30-Foot Kenyan Sailing Vessel on the Mall

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:24:46 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_b67e432e2145083ea420baa3f83c927b

Photograph albums documenting the Prince of Wales's trips to Africa, September-November 1928, and January-April 1930

Author:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Heber-Percy, David Josceline Algernon 1909-1971  Search this
Heber-Percy, Josceline Reginald 1880-1964  Search this
Sarkis, S active 1928  Search this
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962  Search this
Blixen-Finecke, Bror baron von 1886-1946  Search this
Salmon, Roy Captain  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972  Search this
Blixen, Karen 1885-1962  Search this
Blixen-Finecke, Bror baron von 1886-1946  Search this
Salmon, Roy Captain  Search this
Physical description:
4 volumes (136 photographs) ; 4 x 3 in. - 8 x 6 in. (photographs), 17.5 x 20.5 x 1.75 in. (album)
Type:
Pictorial works
Portraits
Photograph albums
Place:
Africa
Date:
1928
1928-1930
Topic:
Safaris  Search this
Big game hunting  Search this
Call number:
M193
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043952

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