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Marilyn Heldman photographs

Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
193 Slides (1 Binder, color, 35 mm)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Fulani  Search this
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Slides
Place:
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Ife (Nigeria)
Kano (Nigeria)
Sudan
Ibadan (Nigeria)
Cameroon
Eritrea
Lagos (Nigeria)
Tanzania
Benin
Somalia
Egypt
Date:
1960s-1970s
Summary:
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in the 1960s and 1970s. Many of the photos were taken during fieldwork in Northern Ethiopia, supported by a National Endowment for the Humanities post-doctorate fellowship (1973-1974), or while working as a Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967). Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.
Biographical / Historical:
Marilyn Heldman is an Adjunct Professor of Art History at American University (Washington, D.C.). Published in such journals as the Journal of Religion in Africa, African Arts and Northeast African Studies, Heldman has also written numerous books, notably African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia (1993) (cowritten with Stuart C. Munro-Hay). Heldman received a post-doctorate fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts to complete field work in Northern Ethiopia (1973-1974). She has also held positions as Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Missouri at St. Louis and Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967).
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:
Ere ibeji  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Africa -- Ethnology  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Citation:
Marilyn Heldman Photographs, EEPA 2016-005, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-005
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2016-005

Ivan Livingstone photographs

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Names:
Celestial Church of Christ  Search this
Extent:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Culture:
Fon (African people)  Search this
Fula (African people)  Search this
Dan (African people)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Ifè (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Somba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Place:
Porto-Novo (Benin)
Ife (Nigeria)
Togo
Nigeria
Ghana
Dahomey
Benin
Africa
Date:
1972-1973
Summary:
The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by original photographer's series and classified by EEPA subject headings.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ivan Livingstone is an Afro-Canadian scholar and photographer of Jamaican and Guianese descent. He was raised in Verdun, a working-class suburb of Montreal. Livingstone has taught at McGill University in Montreal, Laval University in Quebec City, and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Benin.
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Ramadan  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1996-004
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1996-004

The Atlantic slave trade and local ethics of slavery in Yorubaland Olatunji Ojo

Author:
Ojo, Olatunji  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Books
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
2013
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Ethnic identity  Search this
Kidnapping  Search this
Customary law  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Slavery and Slave Trade
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117649

The horse and rider in Yoruba art : images of conquest and possession / John Picton

Author:
Picton, John  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Art
Date:
2002
Topic:
Yoruba equestrian figures (Representaqtions)  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
QL195.N5 A15X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1055193

Government by seduction : history and the tropes of "mounting" in Oyo-Yoruba religion

Author:
Matory, James Lorand  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity) Rituals  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Igboho
Oyo Empire
Igboho (Nigeria)
Date:
1993
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Women, Oyo  Search this
Shango (Cult)  Search this
Call number:
GN645 .M57 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_811540

Yoruba equestrian sculpture : its origin and historical implications / Babatunde Lawal

Author:
Lawal, Babatunde 1942-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Art
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1975
Topic:
Yoruba equestrian figures (Representations)  Search this
Horses  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 I33 1975a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1035429

Alaafin Sango, "Oba kò so" : a historiographical note with psychological perspectives focusing on suicide / Muideen Owolabi Bakare

Author:
Bakare, Muideen Owolabi  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2013
Topic:
Suicide--Sociological aspects  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Kings and rulers--Death and burial  Search this
Call number:
DT19 .H673
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043406

The Oyo empire

Author:
Pemberton, John 1928-  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity) (OCoLC)fst01115222  Search this
Type:
Articles
History
Place:
Nigeria
Oyo
Oyo Empire
Africa
Date:
1989
Topic:
Art, Yoruba  Search this
History  Search this
Mythology, Yoruba  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Oshun (Cult)  Search this
Alaafin of Oyo  Search this
Yoruba regalia  Search this
Yoruba shrines  Search this
Ere ibeji  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Call number:
N7399.N52 Y68 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_552036

The diffusion of some Yoruba artefacts and social implications

Author:
Ojo, J. R. O  Search this
Conference on Yoruba Civilisation (1976 : University of Ife)  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity) (OCoLC)fst01115222  Search this
Physical description:
35 leaves [photocopied on 18] leaves
Type:
Books
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Western Nigeria
Date:
1976
Topic:
Art, Yoruba  Search this
Art, Oyo  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)--Origin  Search this
Culture diffusion  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Igala (African people)  Search this
Ijebu (African people)  Search this
Nupe (African people)  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Art, Yoruba
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_554264

La royaume et l'empire d'Oyo

Author:
Morton-Williams, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity) (OCoLC)fst01115222  Search this
Type:
Articles
History
Place:
Oyo Empire
Africa
Date:
1997
Topic:
Alaafin of Oyo  Search this
History  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Call number:
N7399.N5 M87 1997X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_558289

The king's male-order bride : the modern making of a Yoruba priest / J. Lorand Matory

Author:
Matory, James Lorand  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity) Rituals  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Igboho
Date:
1997
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Call number:
HQ1787 .Q44 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_683708

Notes on the king-god Shango and his temple at Ibadan, southern Nigeria / photographs by E.L.R. Meyerowitz and H.V. Meyerowitz

Author:
Meyerowitz, Eva L. R (Eva Lewin Richter) 1899-1994  Search this
Meyerowitz, Herbert Vladimir 1900-1945  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity) (OCoLC)fst01115222  Search this
Type:
Articles
Art
Place:
Nigeria
Ibadan
Date:
1946
Topic:
Shrines  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Yoruba shrines  Search this
Yoruba verandah posts  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .M26
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752211

Sango traditions and cult organisations in Oyo

Author:
Babayemi, S. O  Search this
Subject:
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity) (OCoLC)fst01115222  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1988
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Yoruba cults  Search this
Call number:
DT470 .W516
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500934

Persistence and change in Yoruba costume : a case study of Oyo / Tunde Maurice Akinwumi

Author:
Akinwumi, Tunde M.  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 325 leaves : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1981
Topic:
Oyo (African people)--Clothing  Search this
Clothing and dress--Foreign influences  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Clothing and dress--Social aspects  Search this
Social classes--Clothing--History  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Yoruba (African people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Yoruba (African people)--Clothing  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.O93 A35 1981a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1040818

Costume in the traditional Oyo society, c.1850-c.1930 / Tunde Maurice Akinwumi

Author:
Akinwumi, Tunde M  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Oyo
Date:
1981
Topic:
Textile fabrics, Oyo  Search this
Women, Yoruba--Clothing  Search this
Men's clothing  Search this
Oyo (African people)--Kings and rulers--Clothing  Search this
Oyo Yoruba weaving  Search this
Yoruba men's dress  Search this
Yoruba women's dress  Search this
Yoruba men's gowns  Search this
Yoruba trousers  Search this
Yoruba hats  Search this
Yoruba hunters' dress  Search this
Yoruba taboo  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.O93 A35 1981a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1049292

The roots of Yoruba historiography : classicism, traditionalism and pragmatism

Author:
Doortmont, Michel  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Samuel -1901 History of the Yorubas  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1993
Topic:
Historiography  Search this
Call number:
DT19 .A258 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_511828

The Fulani Jihad and the collapse of the Old Oyo Empire

Author:
Atanda, J. A (Joseph Adebowale)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Samuel -1901  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Northern
Oyo Empire
Date:
1991
Topic:
Sokoto Jihad, 1803-1830  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 Y67 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_515667

Making history, creating gender : some methodological and interpretive questions in the writing of Oyo oral traditions

Author:
Oyěwùmí, Oyèrónkẹ́  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Samuel -1901 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1998
Topic:
Historiography  Search this
History  Search this
Women, Yoruba--Historiography  Search this
Esie soapstone sculptures  Search this
Call number:
DT19 .H673
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_751466

Early Oyo history reconsidered / B. A. Agiri

Author:
Agiri, Babatunde  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Samuel -1901 History of the Yorubas  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Oyo Empire
Date:
1975
Topic:
History  Search this
Historiography  Search this
Yoruba oral tradition  Search this
Oyo oral tradition  Search this
Call number:
DT19 .H673
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_760836

Oriki in Okuku / Karin Barber

Author:
Barber, Karin 1949-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Oyo State
Okuku (Nigeria)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Yoruba towns  Search this
History  Search this
Laudatory poetry, Oyo  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 B23 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1086372

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