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Dix mois á la cóte orientale d'Afrique la Vallée du Darror et le Cap Guardafui par G. Révoil

Author:
Révoil, Georges 1852-1894  Search this
Physical description:
XIII, 388 pages, [17] leaves of plates (7 folded) illustrations, maps (1 color) 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kenya
Somalia
Date:
1889
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT401 .R45 1889
DT401.R45 1889
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287971

Zu den Aulihan Reise- und jagderlebnisse im Somálilande, von Ernst Graf Hoyos Jun. Mit 10 Lichdruckbildern und einer Karte

Author:
Hoyos-Sprinzenstein, Ernst 1856-1940  Search this
Physical description:
190 pages 10 plates, folded map (in pocket) 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Somalia
Somaliland
Date:
1895
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT401.H6X 1895
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_289237

Voyages au cap des Aromates (Afrique orientale) par Georges Révoil. Illustrations de Ferdinandus et G. Bellenger; cartes gravées par Erhard d'après les croquis et documents de l'auteur

Author:
Révoil, Georges 1852-1894  Search this
Physical description:
x, 299 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, 2 maps on folded plates, facsimile 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Somalia
Somaliland
Date:
1880
Topic:
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
DT401.R4X 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_271012

Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels

Creator:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998  Search this
Names:
Webb, Elizabeth N. (possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
53 Slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 color slides (circa)
1,500 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 Items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Prints
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Serbia -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Spain -- description and travel
South Africa -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Somalia -- description and travel
Palestine -- description and travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Norway -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Portugal -- description and travel
Romania -- description and travel
Philippines -- Description and Travel
Poland -- description and travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
China -- Description and Travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Mozambique -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Montenegro -- description and travel
Croatia -- description and travel
Denmark -- description and travel
Czech Republic -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Bulgaria -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Borneo -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
France -- description and travel
Ecuador -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Greece -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Hungary -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Switzerland -- description and travel
Yugoslavia -- description and travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1938-1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal); the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Israel, and Palestine); Africa (Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Mozambique, and South Africa); South America (Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Yucatan, and Guatemala); and North America (Canada, Florida, Washington state, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah). The photographs largely document architecture and art, including historical sites, though there are additional images of parades, transportation, cities, villages, markets, waterways, and people.

Commercial slides in the collection are by Swiss-Foto, E. Djupdraet, Herz-Color-Dias, Hong Kong Color Slide Service, SK Slide Co., Lehnert & Landrock, Douglas Whiteside, Vacation Films, Arctic Circle Enterprise, HI-FI Color Slides, Pana-Vue Slides, CP Inc., Jordan's Colour Lab, Hawaii Chrome, Syon House, John Decopoulos, La Goelette, and Zerkowitz. Notes by Robert Webb and original photograph albums are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Watkins Webb (1906-1998) graduated from Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1933. Before starting his psychiatry practice in Dallas, Webb traveled around the world, returning on the SS Normandie to New York (1938). An amateur photographer, Webb documented this and subsequent foreign trips, later submitting some of his photographs to the Dallas Museum of Art. He served four years in the Army during World War II,stationed primarily in Port Moresby, New Guinea. He later became chief psychiatrist of the Veterans Administration clinic in Washington, DC, from 1946-1950. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Nutting, a psychiatric social worker, while cruising the Mediterranean.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University holds Robert W. Webb photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-9, Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-9

Russell Hamilton Postcard and Photograph Collection

Creator:
Hamilton, Russell, (collector), d. 1911  Search this
Extent:
193 Items (postcards and photographs, black and white and color)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Hong Kong -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Kuwait
Oman
Somalia
Sri Lanka -- 1890-1920
Yemen
Date:
circa 1895-1909
Scope and Contents:
Assembled by English petty officer Russell Hamilton (d. 1911) during his voyages made prior to 1909, likely for the British Merchant Marines, documenting images of China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Kuwait, Oman, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, and Yemen. The items date from between the late 1890's and 1909.The 183 photographic postcards are both black and white and hand-tinted with many captions in English created for Western audiences They were produced by various publishers, among whom Clifton & Co. The 10 silver prints depict people in daily activities, culture groups, street scenes, city views, architectural monuments and landscapes.
Arrangement:
The postcards are organized by geographic location.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2001.13
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.13
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-13
Online Media:

Tradition to text : writing of Charles Guillain (1846-48) / Lee Cassanelli

Author:
Cassanelli, Lee V. 1946-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Guillain, Charles 1808-1875 Travel  Search this
Type:
Sources
Place:
Somalia
Date:
2006
19th century
Topic:
Somalis--History  Search this
Somalis--Genealogy  Search this
Ethnographic informants  Search this
Literacy  Search this
Travelers' writings, French  Search this
Call number:
PL8000.A1 A253
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1108729

The Round Africa Cruise of the Camargo 1934

Creator:
Fleischmann, Julius  Search this
Physical description:
reference 3 video cassettes (1 hr. 30 min.) sil. b&w 1/2 inch VHS
master 3 video reels (1 hr. 30 min.) sil. b&w one inch
master 3 video cassettes (1 hr. 30 min.) sil. b&w Betacam SP
archival original 3 film reels (2,399 ft.) sil. b&w 16mm
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Sudan
Somalia
Kenya
Uganda
Zanzibar
South Africa
Accra (Ghana)
Liberia
Sierra Leone
Senegal
Nigeria
Suez Canal
Malta
Date:
1934
Topic:
Africa  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Yachts  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.9.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_273023

Out of America : a black man confronts Africa / Keith B. Richburg

Author:
Richburg, Keith B  Search this
Subject:
Richburg, Keith B Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 257 p. : maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1997
C1997
1960-
Topic:
Human rights  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1076849

Explore the Ruins of an Ancient Incense Route

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:40:22 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_84ade571948c0c8f89fb7c9a7fee578a

Should Americans Travel to the Middle East?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:38:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_a4c059ab81292600cc05099465722209

Where the Hell Is Matt? Everywhere.

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 03:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c401b3c7b1e8551b6cdf2b9a42265f47

Destination: Smithsonian

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 01 Jan 2001 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_e0fc298de461ed6a299a988bee550c4d

Somalia in Ibn Battuta's travel account "Tuhfat Al-Nuzzar"

Author:
Mohammadain, Muhammad M  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Ibn Batuta 1304-1377  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Somalia
Date:
1984
Topic:
Somalis  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT401.13 .I57 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_750499

First footsteps in East Africa : or, An explanation of Harar / by Richard F. Burton

Title:
Explanation of Harar
Author:
Burton, Richard Francis 1821-1890  Search this
Speke, John Hanning 1827-1864  Search this
Barker, William C  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xl , 648 p., [4] col. plates (incl. front.) : map, plan ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Somalia
Hārer (Ethiopia)
Date:
1856
Topic:
Harari language  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774275

First footsteps in East Africa, or, An exploration of Harar / by Captain Sir Richard F. Burton ; edited by his wife, Isabel Burton

Title:
Exploration of Hārar
Author:
Burton, Richard Francis 1821-1890  Search this
Burton, Isabel Lady 1831-1896  Search this
Speke, John Hanning 1827-1864  Search this
Barker, William C  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890 Travel  Search this
Burton, Richard Francis Sir 1821-1890 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. (209, 276 p.) : 4 col. pl. (incl. fronts., ports.), map, plan, diagrs ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ethiopia
Somalia
Hārer (Ethiopia)
Date:
1894
Topic:
Harari language  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774302

What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile / by John Hanning Speke

Author:
Speke, John Hanning 1827-1864  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Bullock, Edward DSI  Search this
Physical description:
x, [2], 372 p., [4] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nile River
Tanganyika, Lake
Somalia
Tanzania
Date:
1864
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT117 .S75 1864
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_784285

Sport in Somaliland : being an account of a hunting trip to that region / by Count Joseph Potocki ; translated from the Polish by Jeremiah Curtin ; with a coloured portrait of the author, 58 coloured illustrations, 18 page photogravures, 7 text figures, and map

Author:
Potocki, Józef hrabia  Search this
Curtin, Jeremiah 1835-1906  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Ill:
Stachiewicz, Piotr 1858-  Search this
Physical description:
139 p., [25] leaves of plates (1 folded, 5 double) : ill., maps, port. ; 40 x 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Somalia
Date:
1900
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
SK255.S8 P7 1900
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787016

The last camel : true stories about Somalia / Jeanne D'Haem

Author:
D'Haem, Jeanne  Search this
Subject:
D'Haem, Jeanne  Search this
Peace Corps (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 230 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Somalia
Arabsiyo
Arabsiyo (Somalia)
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_601498

Queen Hatshepsut : expedition against Punt (Somalia)

Author:
Hatshepsut Queen of Egypt  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Hatshepsut Queen of Egypt  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Punt Region
Date:
1998
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT14 .I575 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_694527

Studi sui materiali e sui dati antropologici ed etnografici raccolti dalla Missione Stefanini-Paoli nella Somalia Italiana Meridionale (Continuazione e fine)

Author:
Puccioni, Nello 1881-1937  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Missione Stefanini-Paoli nella Somalia italiana  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Somalia
Date:
1919
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Somalis--Material culture  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .A673
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_501916

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