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Carex mannii subsp. friesiorum (Kük.) Luceño & M. Escudero

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Max. Elevation:
3500  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3500  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex mannii subsp. friesiorum (Kük.) Luceño & M. Escudero
Barcode:
00974910
USNM Number:
1373346
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b90d87fd-1c84-43c3-b67d-362168007e2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10074246

Sopubia karaguensis Oliv.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2600  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae (orobanchaceae)
Published Name:
Sopubia karaguensis Oliv.
Barcode:
03909943
USNM Number:
1373325
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a6dd2c61-e472-479e-ae1e-c652af918b1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15674552

Hebenstretia dentata

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2500  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
12 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae (s.s.)
Published Name:
Hebenstretia dentata
Barcode:
03905084
USNM Number:
1373510
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/301e6b4bd-8795-447c-a86f-a94342bacef7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15674678

Andrew and Martha Ruch photographs

Photographer:
Ruch Family  Search this
Extent:
326 photographic prints (dupe prints, 8 x 10 in. )
211 photographic prints ((1 vol.) + papers., black & white, 8 x 13 cm. or smaller.)
115 lantern slides (hand colored, 6 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Item 115
Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 2
Box 1
Box 2
Culture:
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
Mozambique
Mount Kenya (Kenya)
Mombasa (Kenya)
Kikuyu (Kenya)
Kenya
Suez Canal (Egypt)
Port Said (Egypt)
Cairo (Egypt)
Egypt
Date:
between 1922-1925
Summary:
Photographs taken and lantern slides collected by Andrew and Martha Ruch to document their experiences as missionaries in Africa during the 1920s. The photographs document Andrew and Martha Ruch's missionary work and their activities among the Kikuyu people. Places shown include Cairo, Egypt; the Mediterranean Sea; a beach in Mombasa, Kenya; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Port Said, Egypt and the Suez Canal. Activities depicted include building houses, carrying loads such as grass (for thatching), luggage, water and wood; cooking; drying skins; grinding millet; pounding sugar cane and selling items from boats to ship passagers. Ceremonies included are baptisms and church ceremonies. Portraits of people include Christian converts; chiefs, children; families; Muhia, Ruchs' assistant; the Ruches; and warriors. Many of the portraits document African clothing, ornaments, scarification and weapons. Architectural images include building materials, grain bins, houses (including Ruch's home), mosques, museums in Cairo, pyramids, railroads, temples in Egypt and villages. Boats, motorcycles and ships are also pictured. Nature scenes of landscapes and animals vary greatly and include mountains, trails, rivers, vegetation, waterfalls as well as birds, camels, cattle, donkeys, lizards and a lion.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Biographical/Historical note:
Andrew H. Ruch, 1899-1966, missionary and pastor; graduate of the Moody Bible Institute, 1921, received ThD from Webster University, 1930. Martha W. Ruch, 1898-1989, wife of Andrew Ruch, graduate of the Moody Bible Institute, 1922.After Martha Ruch graduated from Moody in 1922, they married and left for Africa. They set up a mission in a Kikuyu Reserve in Ruiru, Kenya, and worked there until 1925, when they returned to the United States. Andrew Ruch spent most of his life as a pastor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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:
Lantern slides
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1991-013
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1991-013

Koeleria capensis (Steud.) Nees

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Koeleria capensis (Steud.) Nees
Barcode:
04010395
USNM Number:
1386849
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35678e29b-9456-482c-8c97-a5d350329d6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15790429

Trisetopsis elongata (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Röser & A. Wölk

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2200  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
14 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Trisetopsis elongata (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Röser & A. Wölk
Barcode:
04012219
USNM Number:
1386848
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/312fc371d-e51a-40b6-8405-38fa46d94232
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15790891

Moraea thomsonii Baker

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
15 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Iridaceae Iridoideae
Published Name:
Moraea thomsonii Baker
Barcode:
03950160
USNM Number:
1373524
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30d78e796-8210-4cac-8932-ff9a10749c64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15723937

Hedbergia abyssinica (Benth.) Molau

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae
Published Name:
Hedbergia abyssinica (Benth.) Molau
Barcode:
03920725
USNM Number:
1373516
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/310dae4c3-464c-47d0-a07d-cfc037c1c930
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15711424

Gladiolus splendidus Rendle

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2600  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Iridaceae Crocoideae
Published Name:
Gladiolus splendidus Rendle
Barcode:
03947523
USNM Number:
1373467
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a270badd-7c32-425b-940e-1b58f4487c88
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15708937

Asparagus aethiopicus L.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2500  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
8 Oct 1927
Common name:
Silfo
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Asparagaceae Asparagoideae
Published Name:
Asparagus aethiopicus L.
Barcode:
03963055
USNM Number:
1373319
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3eabe8c39-259c-42ad-9ac5-a054ca7e33b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15699559

Dierama cupuliflorum Klatt

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2600  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Iridaceae Crocoideae
Published Name:
Dierama cupuliflorum Klatt
Barcode:
03947908
USNM Number:
1373500
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39a66e98f-6da6-409f-92db-1c3d3d6bd26d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15693667

Hesperantha petitiana (A. Rich.) Baker

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Iridaceae Crocoideae
Published Name:
Hesperantha petitiana (A. Rich.) Baker
Barcode:
03947687
USNM Number:
1373513
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3142896d4-fd4a-47f8-87da-560002bbae9e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15696028

Veronica myrsinoides Oliv.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae
Published Name:
Veronica myrsinoides Oliv.
Barcode:
03905614
USNM Number:
1373519
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30f91be61-3a0c-4f23-9681-ca5488da0c6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15686820

Luzula abyssinica Parl.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3500  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Juncaceae
Published Name:
Luzula abyssinica Parl.
Barcode:
03848505
USNM Number:
1373474
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3897e9df4-4b23-4111-9791-ac82ef916195
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15597777

Rubus keniensis Standl.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2500  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
14 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae
Published Name:
Rubus keniensis Standl.
Barcode:
03736837
USNM Number:
1373522
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cf5f2443-7145-4941-94c1-405a40dfbbd6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15395367

Alchemilla cinerea Engl.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae
Published Name:
Alchemilla cinerea Engl.
Barcode:
03706593
USNM Number:
1373337
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3947887ac-be25-4aa9-96bc-e29f17be1514
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15375631

Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae
Published Name:
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Barcode:
03708303
USNM Number:
1373350
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30a354865-5cb7-405f-9c3e-000809589400
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15366935

Alchemilla argyrophylla Oliv.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae
Published Name:
Alchemilla argyrophylla Oliv.
Barcode:
03706611
USNM Number:
1373514
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ddef5fd8-cce1-4cb3-9188-853be5cdc638
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15369415

Sedum ruwenzoriense Baker f.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3000  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
13 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Crassulaceae
Published Name:
Sedum ruwenzoriense Baker f.
Barcode:
03768585
USNM Number:
1373521
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/359fb2b75-9d12-4d9a-9239-49f38f848700
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15249955

Crassula alba Forssk.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. L. Piemeisel  Search this
L. W. Kephart  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2200  Search this
Place:
Mount Kenya., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
12 Oct 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Crassulaceae
Published Name:
Crassula alba Forssk.
Barcode:
03776451
USNM Number:
1373508
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39d776482-2094-48e6-a4c7-c1d9565d9a65
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15246616

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