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This Lion Couple Mates Over 100 Times a Day

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YouTube Videos
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Lioness Underestimates the Strength of an Impala

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WADE KING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
Interviews
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2015-05-18T19:46:29.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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National Museum of African Art
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Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture | Nature–Design Triennial

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2019-07-02T16:49:15.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Design  Search this
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Global Africa: Alfredo Jaar

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Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
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2010-09-24T21:31:32.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Smithsonian Institution
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Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Mat. Alcool  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1450  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1400  Search this
Place:
Prov. Ruanda, Territ.: Biumba, Region de Mutara, environ de Mimuli, reserve IRSAC, colline Mimuli., Rwanda, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 6/2/59
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.
Barcode:
02354313
USNM Number:
2375171
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/393971f3e-1bd2-4481-abbd-032ef086f97f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13733416

Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Mat. Alcool  Search this
Place:
Prov. Ruanda, Territ.: Biumba, Region de Mutara, colline Karukwanzi, galerie pres de la riv. Kakitumba., Rwanda, Africa
Collection Date:
21 Mar 1958
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.
Barcode:
02354314
USNM Number:
2375383
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/377047b14-a083-4ec9-9f1f-7d5197513d32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13733417

Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Mat. Alcool  Search this
Max. Elevation:
1450  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1400  Search this
Place:
Prov. Ruanda, Territ.: Biumba, Region du Mutara, environ de Mimuli, reserve Irsac, colline Mayebe, Rwanda, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 6/10/59
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Barcode:
02195396
USNM Number:
2526605
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3793992ec-83bd-4e23-9fab-04b58838d1fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13155339

East Africa [Folder 2 of 2]

Collection Creator:
Davies, R. E. G. (Ronald Edward George)  Search this
Container:
Box 73, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-2010
Scope and Contents:
Kenya, Other Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Burundi, Sudan, Djbouti and Somalia
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
R. E. G. (Ron) Davies Air Transport Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0604, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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R. E. G. (Ron) Davies Air Transport Collection / Series 1: Dossiers / Airlines - Africa
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2ecd8a472-db89-4b06-aff4-ae34aa1d7e32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0604-ref955

Vachellia sieberiana (DC.) Kyal. & Boatwr. var. sieberiana

Biogeographical Region:
23 - West-Central Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
R. Christiaensen  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1350  Search this
Place:
Rwandensis, Kakitumba; terr. Biumba. Statio:savane a epineux., Rwanda, Africa
Collection Date:
26 Jun 1954
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Vachellia sieberiana (DC.) Kyal. & Boatwr. var. sieberiana
Barcode:
02204204
USNM Number:
2913897
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3084a48f8-44cc-408a-8a23-b4e395637e6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13165151

Expressions & Emotions

Maker:
Collin Sekajugo, born 1980, Uganda  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W: 99.7 x 120.3 cm (39 1/4 x 47 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Rwanda
Date:
2013
Topic:
female  Search this
Object number:
2013-11-1
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/ys7a6205ee1-a00d-4d50-8e04-b3397686912a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-11-1

Eliot Elisofon Field collection

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
14000 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm)
30000 Slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Negatives
Color slides
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Mali
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Benin
Burkina Faso
Egypt
Kenya
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
South Africa
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Central African Republic
Date:
circa 1935-1978
Summary:
This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of circa 14,000 negatives, 30, 0000 slides, 8,000 photographic prints, and 14 boxes of manuscript materials that date from circa 1945-1978.

The photographs document Eliot Elisofon's travels and work in Africa. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. Artisans shown include an Asante weaver making kente cloth in Ghana; a Dogon carver in Mali making a kanaga mask; an Ebrie goldsmith in Cote d'Ivoire; Hausa dyers in Kano, Nigeria; and Nupe beadmakers in Nigeria; as well as artists at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Kinshasa, Congo. Portraits of leaders include the Asante court at Kumase in Ghana; Ebrie chiefs and notables in Cote d'Ivoire; the timi (king) of Ede, a Yourba town, Nigeria; the emir of Katsina, Nigeria; and the Kuba king and his court in the Congo. There are informal portraits showing children of the Kuba royal court dancing, Fulbe women with gold earrings in Mali, Mangbetu women in the Congo, and Maasai elders in Kenya. Masked dances documented include a Dogon dama festival celebration in Mali, an Igbo festival in Nigeria, and Kuba and Pende masked dancers in the Congo. There are also images of Yoruba gelede (men's association) masks in Nigeria. Non-masked dancers shown include Dan professional acrobatic dancers in Cote d'Ivoire, Irigwe dancers in Nigeria, Mangbetu dancers in the Congo, Mbuti dancers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Wodaabe men dancing in Nigeria. Events shown include Hausa riders in chain mail during the Independence Day celebration in Katsina, Nigeria. Images of art in situ include ancestral altars in the King of Benin's palace in Nigeria; Dogon rock paintings in Mali; and Yoruba Shango shrine sculptures in the palace courtyard of timi (king) of Ede in Nigeria. Landscapes include views of mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Animals shown include birds, buffalos, elephants and giraffes. Traditional architecture shown includes Asante shrine houses with raised wall decorations in Ghana, Dogon villages in Mali and mosques in Mopti.

The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.
Biographical/Historical note:
A photographer best known for his work in Life magazine. Elisofon worked as a free-lance magazine photographer from 1933 to 1937, as a staff photographer for Life from 1933 to 1937 and on photographic assignments for various magazines, including the Smithsonian magazine, from 1942 to 1945. Elisofon traveled extensively in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America documenting the peoples of these lands as well as their arts and environments. A founding member and curatorial associate of the private Museum of African Art, which in 1981 became the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), Elisofon bequeathed his collection of African photographs to the museum when he died in 1973. To honor Elisofon's contribution to the understanding of African art and culture, NMAfA named its archives after him.
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:
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Color slides
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo763575c19-5f10-470a-af8b-75ebd1c82664
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1973-001
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Captain Alfred Friendly photographs of Africa

Creator:
Friendly, Alfred, Captain  Search this
Extent:
59 Color negatives
19 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
293 Color negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
12 Prints (silver gelatin)
52 Color prints
20 Color slides
Culture:
Mbuti (African people)  Search this
San (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color negatives
Negatives
Prints
Color prints
Color slides
Photographs
Place:
Kenya
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Guinea
Uganda
Dakar (Senegal)
Kivu, Lake (Congo and Rwanda)
Albert, Lake (Congo and Uganda)
Chivero, Lake (Zimbabwe)
Rhodes Matopos National Park (Zimbabwe)
Djenné (Mali)
Lagos (Nigeria)
Kinshasa (Congo)
Brazzaville (Congo)
Date:
1958
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs by Captain Alfred Friendly depicting rock paintings, people, cities, Kariba Dam, and scenery in Africa. Friendly made the photographs in Nairobi National Park, Nyeri, Kenya; Uganda; Lake Albert; Lake Kivu; Lake McIlwaine (now Lake Chivero); Nswatugi Cave and Silozwane Cave in Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe; Cape Town and Johannesburg, Brotherton, Mushroom Hill, Sigubudu, and Olivier's Hoek, South Africa; Guinea; Dakar, Senegal; Lagos, Nigeria; Djenne, Mali; Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), Democratic Republic of the Congo; and Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Some photographs may have been used in Alfred Friendly's illustrated lecture on "Bushman Paintings" at the Freer Gallery of Art in 1961.
Biographical/Historical note:
Captain Alfred Friendly (1911-1983) graduated from Amherst College in 1933 and began work for the US Department of Commerce. From 1935 to 1936, he traveled around the United States with his friend Chalmers M. Roberts, which he described in a book entitled "The Trek: or, Adventures in Depression America." Friendly was hired as a reporter for the Washington Daily News (later the Washington Post) until World War II, when he served in the Military Intelligence Service. He helped to transform The Washington Post into a national publication while serving as its managing editor (1955-1965). From his retirement as managing editor until 1971, Friendly worked as a roving reporter for the Post and won a Pulitzer Prize in journalism for his coverage of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 99-39
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Amherst College Archives and Special Collections holds the Alfred Friendly (AC 1933) Papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Rock paintings  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 99-39, Captain Alfred Friendly photographs of Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-39
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b3a6ddf4-eee6-4c0e-a4fa-0282dd0e9e75
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-99-39

African Postcard Collection

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
61 Volumes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Postcards
Place:
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Côte d'Ivoire
Mozambique
Morocco
Mali
Namibia
Rwanda
Niger
Nigeria
Somalia
South Africa
Sierra Leone
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Uganda
Senegal
Kenya
Liberia
Ghana
Guinea
Mauritania
Madagascar
Malawi
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Gabon
Egypt
Eritrea
Africa
Date:
1898-[ongoing]
Summary:
This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by country and topic
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:
Postcards
Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014
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African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7db935b22-d87f-4afd-95bb-b2f1180fcf9d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-014
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Hector Acebes photographs of African and South American peoples

Creator:
Acebes, Hector  Search this
Extent:
2 Copy prints
153 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Shuar  Search this
Ika (Ica/Arhuaco)  Search this
Akawaio (Acawai)  Search this
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)  Search this
Yukpa (Macoa/Macoita/Yupa)  Search this
Bassari (Senegalese and Guinean people)  Search this
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Uaupés River (Colombia and Brazil)
Orinoco River (Venezuela and Colombia)
Mali
Guinea
Togo
Benin
Cameroon
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Rwanda
Africa
Tanzania
Kenya
Date:
1949-1960
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made on Hector Acebes's expeditions in Africa and South America, mostly during the 1950s. Many of the images document people and markets in Africa (1949 and 1953), including Kikuyu, Masai, Mangbetu, Fulani, and Bassari peoples. There are also photographs made in the French Sudan, Guinea, Togo, Dahomey, Cameroon, the Congo Republic, Ruanda, Kenya, and Tanganyika. These prints were made for an exhibit.

Other sets include images of Jivaro, January, 1950; the Vaupés River and nearby tribes, September, 1950; a journey up the Orinoco to the Guaica, February, 1951; Arhuaco peoples, 1958; and Yuco peoples, 1960. Many photographs depict scenery and dwellings or are portraits (some show body and face paint). There are also images of fishing and hunting (Guaica); musical pipes (Guaica), a bridge, weaving, and bows and arrows (Arhuaco). Some photographs depict expedition members, including Acebes. The collection also includes photographs of the cover of Acebes' Orinoco Adventure, 1954, and coverage of his expeditions in Look, April 8, 1952, and Time (Latin American edition), December 24, 1951.
Biographical/Historical note:
Hector Acebes was born in 1921 in New York City and raised in Madrid and Bogota. While in college at the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, he operated his own photo studio. After graduating from MIT in 1947 with a degree in mechanical engineering, he moved back to Bogota. Throughout the late 1940s and the 1950s, Acebes undertook expeditions in Africa and South America and started to work as a professional filmmaker and lecturer. Acebes wrote, filmed, directed, and edited each of the forty-three films his production company, Acebes Productions, released.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 94-28
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Uaica photographs collected by Acebes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4389.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 94-28, Hector Acebes photographs of African and South American peoples, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-28
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c1d672d7-a85f-4cf8-845e-f1d6d758345e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-94-28

George H. Stathes photographs of Africa

Creator:
Stathes, George H.  Search this
Extent:
1,300 Color slides (circa)
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Rwandans  Search this
Burundians  Search this
Babinga (African people)  Search this
Bashi (African people)  Search this
Lokele (African people)  Search this
Topoke (African people)  Search this
Mbuti (African people)  Search this
Batwa (African people)  Search this
Nigerians  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Congolese (Democratic Republic)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Place:
Burundi
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Ghana
Nigeria
Rwanda
Date:
circa 1963-1967
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by George H. Stathes in northern Nigeria, Ghana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda during the mid 1960s. Stathes' photographs depict people, agriculture, markets, fishing and fisheries, roads, a cemetery, ceremonies and dances, art, and Rwenzori Mountains.
Biographical/Historical note:
George H. Stathes (1925-1996) worked for the Ford Foundation and Texaco Oil, mostly in Nigeria.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 99-10
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Abuja pottery collected by Stathes held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 2010265.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ngala (African people)  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Painting  Search this
Dance  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Markets  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 99-10, George H. Stathes photographs of Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-10
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30c4a7988-c750-43b3-a87e-1821d8683f0e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-99-10

Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa

Creator:
McMullen, Alexis B. (collector and photographer)  Search this
Photographer:
Zagourski, Casimir  Search this
Extent:
70 Postcards (70 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
86 Photographic prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mputu (African people)  Search this
Komo (Congolese (Democratic Republic) people)  Search this
West Africans  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Banziri (African people)  Search this
Ngbaka (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Rwanda
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Kenya
Ghana
Africa, West
Date:
circa 1943-1944
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made and collected by Alexis B. McMullen documenting peoples and culture in West Africa. The images created by McMullen and Captain D. B. McCloskey depict ceremonies at Kibib honoring Ofori Atta, a chief in the Central Province of the Gold Coast; a dance to the god of the sea at Teshi; and fishing boats and equipment. Additionally, the collection contains photographic postcards collected by McMullen and made by Casimir Zagourski, Leopoldville, and Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coast. These show African "types," a Bwake female circumcision ceremony (please note contains graphic images of circumcision), scarification (cicatrization), African animals (including giraffes, elephants, and a hippopotamus), agriculture, dances, and musical instruments. Depicted West African peoples include the Ashanti, Bangala, Banziri, Hausa, Kuba, Kumu, Mangbetu, Mputu and Tutsi.
Biographical/Historical note:
Colonel Alexis B. McMullen participated in American aviation activities for about 50 years. During World War II, he was the commanding officer of a United States Air Corps Air Transport Command (ATC) base in Accra, Ghana (then the Gold Coast).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Air and Space Museum Archives Division holds the Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection, 1915-1983, documenting McMullen's aviation career and interests.
Additional Zagourski photographs can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0024 and the EEPA Postcard Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ngala (African people)  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Cacao  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Fishing  Search this
female circumcision  Search this
Dance  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-14, Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw309c24635-450a-4122-b084-884789f5231b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-90-14

Lily Yeh papers, circa 1994-2020

Creator:
Yeh, Lily, 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Village of Arts and Humanities  Search this
Citation:
Lily Yeh papers, circa 1994-2020. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)22127
AAA_collcode_yehlily
Theme:
Asian American
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_22127

David Collier Sharpstone films

Creator:
Sharpstone, David Collier  Search this
Smith, Lance Bales  Search this
Extent:
16 Film reels (silent, black-and-white and color, acetate film; 7,870 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Place:
Zimbabwe
London (England)
New York (N.Y.)
Rome (Italy)
Uganda
Malawi
Kenya
Congo (Democratic Republic)
South Africa
Sudan
Rwanda
Utah
California
Date:
circa 1946-1955
Summary:
David Collier Sharpstone worked in the mining industry. He and his family lived in Uganda and Zimbabwe (then Southern Rhodesia) during the 1940s and 1950s. This collection contains their film footage and Lance Smith's "Journey to Africa".
Scope and Contents:
The Sharpstone family's amateur films of eastern Africa were shot by members of the Sharpstone family during the 1940s and 1950s. They include footage of the family at home in Zimbabwe and Uganda, activities at the Conemara and Kilembe mines, and trips taken by the family to other parts of Africa, frequently to preserves to view wildlife. "Journey to Africa" was created by Lance Smith and David Sharpstone.

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 Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical Note - David Collier Sharpstone:
David Collier Sharpstone (1902-1967) was an American geologist who worked at the Kilembe Copper Mine in Uganda and the Connemara Mine in Zimbabwe (then Southern Rhodesia). He lived with his wife, Ramah, and their children Alexandra (Alex) and William (Bill) in Kilembe while working at the Kilembe Mine and on a farm called Stoneycroft near Bulawayo while working at the Connemara Mine. The family also lived in London for a year while Sharpstone worked in Europe. In 1942, he traveled to South Africa as part of a U.S. survey team looking for alternative mineral resources during World War II. At different points in his career he worked for the Metals Reserve Corp, a subsidiary of the Reconstruction Finance Corp, and the Homestake Mineral Development Company, part of the Homestake Mining Company.

Sharpstone had a passion for photography. He used 16mm Eastman Kodak and 8mm and 16mm Bell and Howell cameras. He also used a Leica screw mount camera. He did his own editing and splicing and took many trips with his wife while living in Uganda and Zimbabwe to observe and film the animals and countryside. He died in California in 1967.
Biographical Note - Lance Smith:
Lance Smith was a farmer and politician in Rhodesia. He was born in England in 1910 and emigrated to Rhodesia in 1935. He served as a policeman in Gwelo before moving with his family to Banket and buying a farm. He became active in politics in the 1950s and eventually rose to the position of Minister of Internal Affairs. He was one of the signers of the Unilateral Day of Independence (UDI) proclamation on November 11, 1965, which declared the independence of Rhodesia from Great Britain. He was also one of the founders of the Rhodesian Front Party, serving as the vice president under president Ian Smith, to whom he was not related. Smith left office in 1974 and returned to his farm in Banket, where he remained after Zimbabwe gained its independence in 1980 and Mugabe's rise to power. He died on May 4, 2000.

Sources Consulted

Smith, Ian. "Serving in Ian Smith's Rhodesian Air Force." The Sunday Mail, November 22, 2020. https://www.pressreader.com/zimbabwe/the-sunday-mail-zimbabwe/20201122/281659667588772

Wikipedia. "Lance Smith (politician)." Accessed December 7, 2020. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance_Smith_(politician)
Provenance:
The Sharpstone collection was donated by Richard Stewardson via the Archives of Ontario.
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.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Dancing  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Animals  Search this
Victoria Falls  Search this
Citation:
The David Collier Sharpstone films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2000.06
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc95d1cba93-9e3d-46f6-9c63-80d7ae59bce7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2000-06

William Hance collection

Creator:
Hance, William Adams, 1916-  Search this
Extent:
2513 Slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
17 Maps
117 Postcards
10 Items ((guidebooks))
Container:
Item EEPA.2008-008
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Maps
Postcards
Guidebooks
Color slides
Place:
West Africa
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Gabon
Africa, Central
Africa
Lesotho
Kenya
Côte d'Ivoire
Ghana
Malawi
Madagascar
Libya
Liberia
Morocco
Mali
Mauritius
Africa, East
Zanzibar
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Senegal
Zambia
Sudan
South Africa
Sierra Leone
Uganda
Tunisia
Tanzania
Swaziland
Egypt
Cameroon
Rwanda
Burundi
Réunion
Nigeria
Ethiopia
Central African Republic
Date:
1949-1970
Summary:
This collection, which dates from 1949-1970, contains approximately 2513 color 35mm slides depicting the people, environment and cultures of more than 30 African countries. Images include landscapes, agriculture and marketplace scenes. Countries represented include Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burundi, Rwanda, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Cote d'Ivoire and Zambia. Also included in this collection are 117 postcards from West and Central Africa and approximately 17 maps of and 10 guide books for East and West Africa. A small amount of miscellaneous ephemera rounds out the collection.
Arrangement note:
Slides are arranged alphabetically by country. Arrangement reflects the original order established by the donor.
Biographical/Historical note:
William Adams Hance (1916-2008) was a professor emeritus of economic geography at Columbia University. In the early 1950s, Hance was part of a team of academicians sent by the Carnegie Corporation to Africa, with the intention that they would return and contribute to the education of Americans about the African continent. He taught courses on Africa until his retirement. In 1956, Hance was a founding member of the African Studies Association and he went on to serve on its board as Executive Secretary and President. Hance's publications include six books on Africa, as well as numerous articles. In 1967 he was named Honorary Fellow of the American Geographical Society, and was honored by the Nigerian Society of Geographers for "distinguished contributions to the science of geography in 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:
Natural landscapes  Search this
Markets  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Maps
Guidebooks
Color slides
Citation:
William Hance Collection, EEPA 2008-008, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2008-008
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William Hance collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo72646f1a3-a2f7-46cd-827d-1bfe05985392
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2008-008
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