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Cowrie Shell, Uganda, Africa

Physical Description:
shell, cowry (overall material)
white (overall color)
gray (overall color)
orange/yellow (overall color)
natural (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 1.4 cm x 2.75 cm x 2.15 cm; 9/16 in x 1 3/32 in x 27/32 in
Object Name:
cowrie shell money
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Cowry Shell Money; Africa; Uganda
Place used:
Africa
Uganda
Date made:
n.d.
Related Publication:
Feingold, Ellen R.. Value of Money, The
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
1979.1263.00542
Catalog number:
1979.1263.00542
Accession number:
1979.1263
Collector/donor number:
OC150A
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
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/ng49ca746a9-2dc7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1066384

Uganda Drum

Donor Name:
Anonymous  Search this
Object Type:
Drum
Place:
Uganda, Africa
Accession Date:
3 Mar 1954
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
201342
USNM Number:
E392646-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3153e8d96-3747-4759-9646-d16fa0a4a239
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422752
Online Media:

Lake Albert, Uganda

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Uganda
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Broadcasting Company and traveled to Africa from June 1966 to early August 1966.
Local Numbers:
L 4 UGA 8 EE 66
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
70
Frame value is 33.
Slide No. L 4 UGA 8 EE 66
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.
Topic:
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 10291
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Uganda
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo791ce17b5-b526-4ad7-a221-8902593bdf87
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref880

Murchison Falls, Uganda

Photographer:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Patterson, M. Marvin Breckinridge  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black and white)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1932
General:
Original number: III 27; published in Crown Colonist, September 1933
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.
Topic:
Uganda  Search this
Collection Citation:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson collection, EEPA 1985-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-009, Item EEPA 1985-009-0082
See more items in:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection / Photographs / 1.6: Uganda
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76e3f181e-e139-4c42-ad44-a22b36ab7dff
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-009-ref793

Murchison Falls, Uganda

Photographer:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Patterson, M. Marvin Breckinridge  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black and white)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1932
General:
Original number: III 28
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.
Topic:
Uganda  Search this
Collection Citation:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson collection, EEPA 1985-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-009, Item EEPA 1985-009-0083
See more items in:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection / Photographs / 1.6: Uganda
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7df645088-770e-4280-98ad-42a0ffe1f1aa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-009-ref794

Man smoking pipe, Uganda

Photographer:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Patterson, M. Marvin Breckinridge  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black and white)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1932
General:
Original number: M V 87
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.
Topic:
Uganda  Search this
Collection Citation:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson collection, EEPA 1985-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-009, Item EEPA 1985-009-0093
See more items in:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection / Photographs / 1.5: Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a2aeb020-158f-4f26-9258-42d016cbee71
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-009-ref804

Man smoking pipe, Uganda

Photographer:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Patterson, M. Marvin Breckinridge  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black and white)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1932
General:
Original number: M V 89
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.
Topic:
Uganda  Search this
Collection Citation:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson collection, EEPA 1985-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-009, Item EEPA 1985-009-0095
See more items in:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection / Photographs / 1.5: Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a4234579-9c7e-4865-abfc-32b4d34f1ff4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-009-ref806

Father and son, Uganda

Photographer:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Patterson, M. Marvin Breckinridge  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black and white)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1932
General:
Original number: M V 82
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.
Topic:
Uganda  Search this
Collection Citation:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson collection, EEPA 1985-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-009, Item EEPA 1985-009-0092
See more items in:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection / Photographs / 1.5: Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c339069b-60bd-4ca7-a5a0-e1b42d3d1974
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-009-ref803

Man holding pipe, Uganda

Photographer:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Patterson, M. Marvin Breckinridge  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black and white)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1932
General:
Original number: M V 88
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.
Topic:
Uganda  Search this
Collection Citation:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson collection, EEPA 1985-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-009, Item EEPA 1985-009-0094
See more items in:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection / Photographs / 1.5: Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo77ec3088d-409f-441e-9897-47a4352a9163
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-009-ref805

5 Shillings, Uganda, 1969

Physical Description:
metal, silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .3 cm x 3 cm; 1/8 in x 1 3/16 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
Uganda
Date made:
1969
Associated date:
1969
ID Number:
2002.0007.0511
Catalog number:
2002.0007.0511
Accession number:
2002.0007
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-db4f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_948166
Online Media:

Of Visit to Uganda

Collection Creator:
Donaldson, Jeff, 1932-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate access copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jeff Donaldson papers
Jeff Donaldson papers / Series 12: Photographs and Personal Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91a3ef57c-addd-4409-acb3-75fb28e39ab2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-donajeff-ref1128

Of Visit to Uganda

Collection Creator:
Donaldson, Jeff, 1932-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate access copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jeff Donaldson papers
Jeff Donaldson papers / Series 12: Photographs and Personal Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9352df36f-a581-4edb-8a2f-5274cc88e27b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-donajeff-ref360

75 lire Uganda Martyrs single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Vatican City 407
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
VATICAN CITY (independent city state)
Date:
March 16, 1965
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2008.2009.409
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm879fc93d0-b94b-40a6-8059-93dd5c70a1f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2009.409

15 lire Uganda Martyrs single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Vatican City 404
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
VATICAN CITY (independent city state)
Date:
March 16, 1965
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2008.2009.406
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm868b96fdd-c8bb-41a4-99dd-368ce9023b72
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2009.406

30 lire Uganda Martyrs single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Vatican City 406
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
VATICAN CITY (independent city state)
Date:
March 16, 1965
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2008.2009.408
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ef3d0ca0-e3d0-4846-805d-351819737b1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2009.408

20 lire Uganda Martyrs single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Vatican City 405
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
VATICAN CITY (independent city state)
Date:
March 16, 1965
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2008.2009.407
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8546deb10-8f62-4345-8711-521fdf642a45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2009.407

100 lire Uganda Martyrs single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Vatican City 408
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
VATICAN CITY (independent city state)
Date:
March 16, 1965
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2008.2009.410
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm857fb3df4-0b14-4a0b-88ab-e7e7d2f7f647
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2009.410

160 lire Uganda Martyrs single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Vatican City 409
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
VATICAN CITY (independent city state)
Date:
March 16, 1965
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2008.2009.411
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8c89b366b-e13d-41af-b1cb-2e33f18b7afd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2009.411

People resting in shade, Uganda

Photographer:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Patterson, M. Marvin Breckinridge  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black and white)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1932
General:
Original number: M V 12
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.
Topic:
Uganda  Search this
Collection Citation:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson collection, EEPA 1985-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-009, Item EEPA 1985-009-0085
See more items in:
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection
M. Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Collection / Photographs / 1.6: Uganda
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo766dfe79f-32c0-4b5f-8262-16992f37ae0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-009-ref796

Man fishing on the White Nile, Uganda

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Uganda
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Broadcasting Company and traveled to Africa from June 1966 to early August 1966.
Local Numbers:
L 4 UGA 5 EE 66
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
77
Frame value is 25.
Slide No. L 4 UGA 5 EE 66
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.
Topic:
Fishing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 10286
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Uganda
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7eafa9f32-0d1e-4381-ba2b-0dd545abac6d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref875

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