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Elephants at Tsavo National Park, Kenya (NASA proposal), 1971-1973 (2 folders)

Container:
Box 21 of 35
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7279, Helmut Karl Buechner Papers
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Helmut Karl Buechner Papers
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers / Series 4: RESEARCH PROJECTS, 1946-1975. / Box 21
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7279-refidd1e6284

Sharpstone Film Footage of Africa

Collection Creator:
Sharpstone, David Collier  Search this
Smith, Lance Bales  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (black-and-white and color reversal; 670 feet, 16mm)
Container:
Item 2000.6.1-14
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film reels
Date:
circa 1940-1955
Scope and Contents:
Film footage shot in Cape Town (South Africa), Khartoum (Sudan), Tsavo National Park (Kenya), and Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe).

The first film roll includes scenic views; a sign: "Groot Constantia die geskiedkundige van der stel woning toeganklik vir die publiek" ("Groot Constantia which historian Van der Stel made accessible to the public"); Musa Zulu, the manager of Stoneycroft farm, who accompanied Ramah and David Sharpstone on this trip as their driver, speaking with a group of Masai; panoramic shots of the area around Mount Longido; a building with writing "Longido(?) Hotel Food and Tea Tea room Sport soda Mandasi Pakis…" in a village with Africans; the Sharpstones back at Victoria Falls with friends (possibly Sam and Maggie Coulter); David Sharpstone standing by the Zambezi River; Sharpstone seated with a friend's wife by the river with his movie camera, smoking a pipe; Sharpstone standing with his back to the camera gazing at the river; friends posing by David Livingstone's statue; panoramic shots of the Zambezi and Victoria Falls; and Ramah and David Sharpstone throwing sticks into the water for Ramah's two German Shepherds.

The second film roll includes a sign: "Cordons Tree Marine Airport Khartoum"; views of the city from across the Nile, a harbor, western and African sail boats, a fort on the water's edge, and street scenes; Africans walking or riding bicycles through the market area, some wearing traditional dress, others wearing western dress; a sign on a store: "H Fazel curiousities Merchant"; a group of school boys posing smiling for the camera, men in traditional dress sitting around with David Sharpstone's mistress walking past; views of the market; Sharpstone's mistress posing with a small black man on crutches wearing a white suit; views from a car proceeding through the streets and towards the African housing section of Khartoum; views of a felucca and sailboats on the Nile; a church; more views of a church, the palace, and western housing along the banks of the Nile; aerial views from a plane; some shots of unloading workboats; a sign: "Hier Ruhen sechzehn Deutsche Helden" with a list of names and rank; women in traditional dress staring at the cameraman and walking; an African guard dressed in a khaki uniform standing beside the entrance to Tsavo National Park and a sign: "Tsavo National Park warning this area contains dangerous game you enter at your own risk Exercise care"; and wildlife (giraffe, antelope, gazelles, rhino, hyena, and lionesses).
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
The David Collier Sharpstone films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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David Collier Sharpstone films
David Collier Sharpstone films / Sharpstone Film Footage of Africa
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9f6c1e3db-aa26-4f98-b74f-4d20fd22f884
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2000-06-ref16

Roccella sp. DC.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
A. L. Moldenke  Search this
Harold Norman Moldenke  Search this
Place:
Tsavo National Park., Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Aug 1972
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Arthoniomycetes Arthoniales Roccellaceae
Published Name:
Roccella sp. DC.
Barcode:
04420222
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35b0ab395-0571-4850-b3fa-a69779884e75
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16623676

Corundum (var. ruby)

Taxon:
Corundum (var. ruby) - Primary Mineral  Search this
Place:
Tsavo National Park, Kenya, Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB0010XI
USNM Number:
13530700
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Mineral Sciences
Minerals
Charles U. Shepard Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3409c4385-cc9c-4678-8a3c-d374a27b919d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1072841

Grossular

Taxon:
Grossular - Primary Gem  Search this
Grossular (var. tsavorite) - Primary Gem Synonym  Search this
Color:
Med Green
Cut:
Cushion Mixed
Weight:
6.72 ct
Place:
Tsavo National Park, Kenya, Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB002OBG
USNM Number:
G1017800
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Mineral Sciences
Gems
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/374d3c3e0-8971-47b6-9494-2b3b18b924e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1000166

Trends in comparative endocrinology : [selected addresses presented at the seventh International Symposium on Comparative Endocrinology, Tsavo National Park, Kenya, June 28-July 7, 1974] / edited by E. J. W. Barrington

Author:
International Symposium on Comparative Endocrinology (7th : 1974 : Tsavo National Park)  Search this
Barrington, E. J. W (Ernest James William)  Search this
Physical description:
270 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1975
1975]
Topic:
Endocrinology  Search this
Call number:
QP187.A1 I52 1974X
QP187.A1I52 1974X
QP187.I5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_63271

Indigofera schimperi Jaub. & Spach

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. L. Sheldrick  Search this
Place:
Loima Hill, Tsavo National Park, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 29/7/62
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Indigofera schimperi Jaub. & Spach
Barcode:
02312095
USNM Number:
2892895
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/336277b6b-5684-4287-a798-331d81491eba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13323233

Kerwin Roche photographs

Photographer:
Roche, Kerwin B.  Search this
Extent:
33 Photographic prints ((2 boxes), black & white, 11 x 14 in.)
Container:
Box 1
Box 2
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)
Ngorongoro Game Control Area Reserve (Tanzania)
Tsavo National Park (Kenya)
Africa
Date:
1973-1974
Summary:
Photographs taken by Kerwin B. Roche of wildlife in Kenya and Tanganyika and of African dancing in Nairobi, Kenya, over an eighteen month period, 1973-1974.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
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:
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1974-001
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7eef5b5f7-bf04-4e00-ad9b-c865b397f16f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1974-001

Field notes and other notes, 1956 - 1957

Collection name:
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 16 Folder 7
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Uganda
Kenya
Date Range:
1956-1957
Start Date:
1956
End Date:
1957
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007279
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
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Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
See more records associated with this person:
Buechner, Helmut K. (Helmut Karl), 1918-1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI7018

Archaeological investigations of three pastoral neolithic sites in Tsavo National Park, Kenya

Author:
Wright, David Keith  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Tsavo National Park
Date:
2003
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
DT365 .A992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_800142

The lions of Tsavo : exploring the legacy of Africa's notorious man-eaters / Bruce D. Patterson

Author:
Patterson, Bruce D  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 231 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kenya
Tsavo National Park
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Lions  Search this
Lion attacks  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_732996

Survey, excavation and preliminary analysis of pastoral Neolithic sites, Tsavo, Kenya

Author:
Wright, David Keith  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Tsavo National Park
Tsavo National Park (Kenya)
Date:
2003
Topic:
Archaeological surveys  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
DT13 .N9X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_754116

Results of recent archaeological work in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya

Author:
Wright, David Keith  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Tsavo National Park
Tsavo National Park (Kenya)
Date:
2004
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Call number:
DT13 .N9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_760764

Managing Kenya's cultural heritage : considerations and interventions in protected areas / Benard M. Bukasa

Author:
Bukasa, Benard M  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Tsavo National Park
Tsavo National Park (Kenya)
Date:
2011
Topic:
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Cultural property--Protection--Law and legislation  Search this
Archaeological sites  Search this
Call number:
DT433.5.A2 K37
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043640

The development and collapse of precolonial ethnic mosaics in Tsavo, Kenya / Chapurukha M. Kusimba, Sibel B. Kusimba and David K. Wright

Author:
Kusimba, Chapurukha Makokha  Search this
Kusimba, Sibel Barut 1966-  Search this
Wright, David Keith  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Tsavo National Park
Date:
2005
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Ethnohistory  Search this
Commerce, Prehistoric  Search this
Hunting and gathering societies  Search this
Ironworking  Search this
Call number:
GN861 .J68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_925337

The shadow of Kilimanjaro : on foot across East Africa / Rick Ridgeway

Title:
Kilimanjaro
Author:
Ridgeway, Rick  Search this
Subject:
Ridgeway, Rick Travel  Search this
Ridgeway, Rick Travel  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 288 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kenya
Tsavo National Park
Tanzania
Kilimanjaro, Mount
Tsavo National Park (Kenya)
Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)
Date:
1998
Topic:
Hiking  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_946154

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