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Record-Breaking 16-Foot-Long Sawfish Washes Ashore in the Florida Keys

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:30:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_fb72bc0db25ceaca07b3f9b2f65f5203

African Art, Textiles, People, and Dwellings

Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
58 Slides (photographs) (Binder 6)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
circa 1963-circa 1983
Scope and Contents note:
People depicted include the Mende (Sierra Leone), Bororo (Niger), Senoufo (Ivory Coast), Sara (Chad), Mangbetu (Congo), Pokot (Kenya), Masai (Kenya), Ga'ande (Nigeria), Nuba (Sudan), and Bemana (Mali). Many of the photos were taken by other photographers.
Scope and Contents:
[EEPA 2005-002-2988 - EEPA 2005-002-3045]
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.
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Series 13
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref254

What Was This Hunting Horn Made For?

Creator:
Smithsonian Music  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-08-17T15:39:26.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Music;Entertainers  Search this
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SmithsonianMusic
Data Source:
Smithsonian Music
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianMusic
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1rArTcRoc4g

Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-06-02T15:30:05.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ANsV30njN34

FE 4322 Music of the Mende of Sierra Leone, recorded by Gary Shulze

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence, proofs, label/cover copy, photographs, liner notes (final)
Cover proofs rehoused to OS04-09
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, File Asch_02_016_026
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 2: Folkways Production / 2.1: Production Files
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref5621

FE 4330 Music of Sierra Leone: Kono Mende Farmers' Songs, recorded by Stuart Leigh

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1978-1981
Scope and Contents note:
Record labels, correspondence, proofs, liner notes (final), contract copy, invoice
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, File Asch_02_016_036
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 2: Folkways Production / 2.1: Production Files
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref5641

Eulophia euglossa

Flower Color:
Green; White lip with red band
Range:
Sierra Leone to Ethiopia
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
The Euglossa Eulophia
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Eulophia
Species:
euglossa
Accession Number:
2012-0580A
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2012-0580A
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Vessel

Artist:
Martin Puryear, born Washington, DC 1941  Search this
Medium:
Eastern white pine, mesh, tar
Dimensions:
84 × 181 1/2 × 68 in. (213.4 × 461.0 × 172.7 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1997-2002
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Nion McEvoy and Leslie Berriman in memory of Nan Tucker McEvoy, gift of Lucy S. Rhame, and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1997-2002, Martin Puryear
Object number:
2017.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 3rd Floor, East Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a72292ab-392d-4460-928c-300206f0c57d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2017.18

fork

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
delete (tines delete)
Measurements:
overall: 5/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 22.225 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
fork
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Fork; Eating Utensils
Place made:
Sierra Leone
Credit Line:
Charles F. Wiebusch
ID Number:
DL.59.1520B
Catalog number:
59.1520B
Accession number:
111627
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-19f0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_321968
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Slave Traffic on the Coast of Africa

Artist:
Biard, A.F.  Search this
Engraver:
Wagstaff, C. E.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 20 in x 28 in; 50.8 cm x 71.12 cm
overall: 24 in x 31 in; 60.96 cm x 78.74 cm
Object Name:
Engraving
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1863
Subject:
Costume  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2617
Catalog number:
60.2617
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
American Civil War Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-0faf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_324926

Slave-Trade

Lithographer; publisher:
Currier & Ives  Search this
Original artist:
Baird, Auguste Francois  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 17 in x 23 5/8 in; 43.18 cm x 60.0075 cm
Object Name:
Lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
after 1863
Subject:
Costume  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
Blacks  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2618
Catalog number:
60.2618
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
American Civil War Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-0fb0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_473143

100 Dollars, Liberia, 2011

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.6 cm x 15.55 cm x .01 cm; 2 19/32 in x 6 1/8 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place used:
Liberia
Date made:
2011
Credit Line:
Leigh Gardner
ID Number:
2018.0003.6
Accession number:
2018.0003
Catalog number:
2018.0003.6
Serial number:
EB8582301
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3a5f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1874711
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For a Polio-Free Sierra Leone

Measurements:
overall: 16 1/2 in x 24 1/4 in; 41.91 cm x 61.595 cm
Object Name:
poster, public health
ID Number:
2014.3012.0332
Nonaccession number:
2014.3012
Catalog number:
2014.3012.0332
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-15d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1461381

pamphlet

Distributor; referenced:
Peace Corps  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 8 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
pamphlet
Referenced:
Sierra Leone
Used date:
1980
Subject:
Food Culture  Search this
Peace Corps  Search this
Books  Search this
ID Number:
2011.0228.27
Accession number:
2011.0228
Catalog number:
2011.0228.27
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-6428-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1411762

Kick Polio out of Sierra Leone

Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; .635 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
button, polio
button, polio eradication campaign
Date made:
ca 2000
Credit Line:
Gift of Rotary International (through John T. Osterlund)
ID Number:
2005.3017.03
Catalog number:
2005.3017.03
Nonaccession number:
2005.3017
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Polio
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7e8c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1279899
Online Media:

Kissi Penny

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45.8 cm x 9 cm x .48 cm; 18 1/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 3/16 in
Object Name:
Kissi penny
alternative currency
Place used:
Liberia
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Date made:
n.d.
ID Number:
2002.0007.0651
Accession number:
2002.0007
Catalog number:
2002.0007.0651
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7bdc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1255509
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1 Penny, Sierra Leone, 1791

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .25 cm x 3.1 cm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place used:
Sierra Leone
Date made:
1791
Credit Line:
Mint
ID Number:
2001.0009.0077
Collector/donor number:
546-6
Accession number:
2001.0009
Catalog number:
2001.0009.0077
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-18e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1251330
Online Media:

2 Leones, Sierra Leone, 1985

Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
orange and multicolored (face color)
orange and multicolored (back color)
Measurements:
overall: 6.8 cm x 14.8 cm x .01 cm; 2 11/16 in x 5 13/16 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place used:
Sierra Leone
Place of issue:
Sierra Leone
Date made:
1985
Credit Line:
Vagassky, Jan
ID Number:
1991.0354.0133
Catalog number:
1991.0354.0133
Accession number:
1991.0354
Serial number:
766904
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-3643-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1076208
Online Media:

50 Cents, Sierra Leone, 1984

Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
brown and multicolored (face color)
brown and multicolored (back color)
Measurements:
overall: 6.2 cm x 13.7 cm x .01 cm; 2 7/16 in x 5 13/32 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place used:
Sierra Leone
Place of issue:
Sierra Leone
Date made:
1984
Credit Line:
Vagassky, Jan
ID Number:
1991.0354.0134
Catalog number:
1991.0354.0134
Accession number:
1991.0354
Serial number:
142799
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-41d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1076210
Online Media:

1 Leone, Sierra Leone, 1984

Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
dark green and multicolored (face color)
dark green and multicolored (back color)
Measurements:
overall: 6.8 cm x 14.8 cm x .01 cm; 2 11/16 in x 5 13/16 in x in
Object Name:
note
Place used:
Sierra Leone
Place of issue:
Sierra Leone
Date made:
1984
Credit Line:
Vagassky, Jan
ID Number:
1991.0354.0135
Catalog number:
1991.0354.0135
Accession number:
1991.0354
Serial number:
003601
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3f35-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1076215
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