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Exhibition of the Herbert Ward African Collection

Names:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology -- Exhibitions  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Africa
Date:
1922
Local Note:
Printed document
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Collections -- Herbert Ward  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Africa
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39bb4279b-84ef-4fed-bc2a-69910535e432
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15502

Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Names:
H. B. Hall & Sons, engraver  Search this
Wilcox, John Angel James, 1835- (engraver)  Search this
Depicted:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878  Search this
Birtwell, Francis Joseph  Search this
Boban, E.  Search this
Bohmersheim, August Bohn von  Search this
Bolles, T. Dix (Timothy Dix), -1892  Search this
Casanowicz, Immanuel M.  Search this
Craddock, Charles Egbert, 1850-1922  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Daniel, Z. T.  Search this
Dedrick, Thomas S.  Search this
Eames, Moses  Search this
Evans, Sir John  Search this
Fisk, Clinton Brown  Search this
Golovneen, D.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hawley, Edwin H.  Search this
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Johnston, T. C.  Search this
Knowlton, Frank Hall, 1860-1926  Search this
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906  Search this
LeConte, Joseph N. (Joseph Nisbet), 1870-1950  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McCartee, Divie Bethune, 1820-1900  Search this
Millner, Isaac B.  Search this
Montgomery, Henry  Search this
Morse, Edward Sylvester, 1838-1925  Search this
Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918  Search this
Renshawe, John H.  Search this
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Simpson, Charles Torrey, 1846-1932  Search this
Slocum, Joshua, 1844-1909  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Volk, Ernest  Search this
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Winson, Justin  Search this
Photographer:
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Dumble, A. E.  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Herman, Mme de (of Paris)  Search this
Holland (of Trenton, New Jersey)  Search this
Lainer, Charles  Search this
Macnabb Studio  Search this
Notman, J.  Search this
Parker, Charles  Search this
Parker, Joseph C.  Search this
Prince, George  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Teel, S. S.  Search this
Yasvoin, A. (of St. Petersburg, Russia)  Search this
Collector:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Extent:
4 Copy prints
4 Engravings
2 Prints (woodburytype)
42 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
18 Prints (halftone)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Engravings
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1864-1921
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of studio portraits and expedition photographs of anthropologists, administrators, scholars, and others. It includes some photographs of an Native American demonstrating sign language, possibly made during W J McGee's Seriland expedition.

Photographers represented in the collection are Charles Milton Bell, A. E. Dumbie; De Lancey W. Gill, Mme de Hermann, of Paris; Holland, of Trenton, New Jersey; Charles Lainer, J. Notman; Parker, George Prince, Macnabb, of New York; Moses P. Rice; Napolean Sarony; S. S. Teel; and A. Yasvoin, of St. Petersburg, Russia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 70
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photograph collections of anthropologists held in the National Anthropological Archives are Photo Lot 4822, Photo Lot 33, Photo Lot 39, and Photo Lot 77-80.
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Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropologists, circa 1864-1921
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 70, Department of Anthropology collection of photographs of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.70
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3acb8a4e1-833d-4f80-b104-6f8a32af55bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-70

Gordon Davis Gibson papers

Creator:
Gibson, Gordon D. (Gordon Davis), 1915-2007  Search this
Names:
Center for the Study of Man (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Lewis, Kepler-Morden African Expedition  Search this
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Museum of Man  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Expedition to Madagascar -- 1962  Search this
Estermann, Carlos  Search this
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002  Search this
Marshall, Lawrence Kennedy, 1898-1980  Search this
Mohun, Richard Dorsey  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858  Search this
Reining, Priscilla  Search this
Taunt, Emory H.  Search this
Tisdel, Willard P.  Search this
Verner, Samuel Phillips, 1873-1943  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Correspondent:
Adams, Robert McCormick (Americanist)  Search this
Bohannan, Paul James  Search this
Cavendish, Marian W.  Search this
Dibble, Charles  Search this
Doyle, David W.  Search this
Fenkykovi, J.J.  Search this
Gill, Lunda Hoyle  Search this
Hartley, G.W.  Search this
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
O'Bryan, Deric  Search this
Robbins, Warren M.  Search this
Stanley, Jo Ann T.  Search this
Stone, Janet  Search this
Summers, Roger  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Thieme, Darius and Mimi  Search this
Trousdale, William  Search this
Turnbull, Colin  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt, 1915-2006  Search this
Photographer:
Duggan-Cronin, A. M. (Alfred Martin), 1874-  Search this
Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987  Search this
Lewis, Ralph Kepler  Search this
Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt, 1915-2006  Search this
Extent:
95 Linear feet (154 document boxes, 1 manuscript folder, 63 card file boxes, 1 oversize box, plus 64 microfilm reels, 137 sound recordings, 3 map folders, and 3 sets of rolled maps )
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Bayei (African people)  Search this
Bushmen  Search this
Kuvale (African people)  Search this
Mbundu (African people)  Search this
Mbandieru (African people)  Search this
Keyu  Search this
Kongo (African people)  Search this
Herero (African people)  Search this
Himba (African people)  Search this
Hakawona  Search this
Diriku (African people)  Search this
Turkana  Search this
Tchavikwa  Search this
Suk (African people)  Search this
Suk  Search this
Ovambo (African people)  Search this
Nzima (African people)  Search this
Nyaneka (African people)  Search this
Ndongona (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Namibia
Botswana
Angola
Date:
1936-2007
Summary:
This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Gordon D. Gibson. The collection contains his correspondence, field notes, research files, museum records, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and maps.The bulk of the collection consists of Gibson's southwestern Africa research. This includes his field notes, film scripts, photographs, sound recordings, and grant proposals he wrote in support of his fieldwork in Botswana, Namibia, and Angola. In addition, the collection contains his research notes, maps, drafts, publications, and papers presented at conferences. While most of his research focused on the Herero and Himba, the collection also contains his research on the Ovambo and Okavango and other southwestern African groups. In the collection is a great deal of photocopies and microfilms of literature on southwestern African ethnic groups, many of which are in Portuguese and German and which he had translated for his files. He was also interested in African material culture, especially Central African headgear. His research on African caps is well-represented in the collection, and includes photos of caps at various museums, source materials, research notes, and textile samples of knots and loop work. Gibson's files as the curator of African ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History also make up a significant portion of the collection. Among these records are his files for the museum's Hall of African Cultures and other African exhibits; his files on the museum's African collections, early donors and collectors of the collections; his personnel files; documents relating to his committee work; department and museum memos; meeting minutes; and his records as head of the Old World Division and acting chair of the department. The collection also documents the efforts to establish the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Film Center, now the Human Studies Film Archives, as well as his work on the planning committee to establish the Museum of Man at the Smithsonian. Memos and minutes relating to the Smithsonian's Center for the Study of Man are also present in the collection. In addition to Gibson's field photos, the collection also contains African photos taken by others. Among these are Herbert Friedmann's photos of Kenya; Hausmann's Libya photos; photos by Ralph Kepler Lewis during the Morden Africa Expedition in Kenya; and photos by Lawrence Marshall, Volkmar Wentzel, Alfred Martin Duggan Cronin, and Father Carlos Estermann. There are also photos of the exhibit cases from the Hall of African Cultures; photos of Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian African artifacts; and copies of photographs he obtained from different archives, including the National Anthropological Archives. Other materials in the collection include his files as film reviews editor for the American Anthropologist during the 1960s and 70s and his activities in different organizations.
Arrangement:
Arranged into 19 series: (1) Correspondence, 1938-1998; (2) Southwestern Africa Research, 1951-2004; (3) Caps Research; (4) Nineteenth Century Collectors; (5) General Research Files; (6) Exhibits, 1959-2007; (7) Curatorial Files, 1936-1984; (8) National Anthropological Film Center, 1965-1983; (9) Museum of Man, 1952-1981 [bulk 1968-1981]; (10) Center for the Study of Man (1967-1979); (11) Writings, 1947-1981; (12) Organizations; (13) Daily Log, 1958-1983; (14) Personal Files ; (15) Card Files; (16) Photographs, circa 1904-1983 [bulk 1953-1983]; (17) Microfilm; (18) Maps; (19) Sound Recordings
Biographical Note:
Gordon D. Gibson (1915-2007) was trained at the University of Chicago (Ph.D., 1952) and joined the staff of the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology in 1958 as its curator of African ethnology. He served in that capacity until 1983. During the 1960s, he undertook a major renovation of the National Museum of Natural History's African exhibits, which had been on display since the 1920s. He developed the Hall of African Cultures, which opened in 1969 and remained on view until 1992. He was also instrumental in establishing the National Anthropological Film Center, now the Human Studies Film Archives. During his tenure, he also served as the first chairman of the Senate of Scientists of the National Museum of Natural History (1963-1964), chairman of the museum's photographic facilities committee (1968), member of the Center for the Study of Man, and member and chairman of the Department of Anthropology collections committee and its photographs records committee (1970s-1980s). He also had special interests in the department's library and processing lab. In 1980, he was chairman of a committee which studied the feasibility of establishing a Smithsonian Institution Museum of Man. Gibson held several offices and committee memberships with the Anthropological Society of Washington during the during the 1960s and 1970s and served as film review editor of the American Anthropologist. Gibson conducted fieldwork among the Herero and Himba in Botswana (1953, 1960-61), Namibia (1960-61, 1971-73), and Angola (1971-73). Articles produced from his field research include "Bridewealth and Other Forms of Exchange Among the Herero," "Double Descent and Its Correlates among the Herero of Ngamiland," "Herero Marriage," and "Himba Epochs." While in the field, he also filmed footage of the Herero, Himba, Zimba, and Kuvale. His edited films include Herero of Ngamiland (1953), Himba Wedding (1969), and The Himba (1972). In addition to the Herero and Himba, he also conducted research on the Okavango and Ovambo people. He edited and translated Carlos Estermann's Ethnography of Southwestern Angola (published in 3 volumes in 1976-81) and edited and contributed to The Kavango Peoples (1981). Gibson's research interests also included Central African headgear, coauthoring High Status Caps of the Kongo and Mbundu (1977) with Cecilia R. McGurk.
Related Materials:
Other materials relating to Gordon Gibson at the National Anthropological Archives can be found in the Records of the Department of Anthropology, Records of the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the Records of the American Anthropological Association.

The Human Studies Film Archives holds his films on the Herero, Himba, Kuvale, and Zimba.

The Smithsonian Institution Archives has materials relating to Gibson's work as the first chairman of the Senate of Scientists.
Provenance:
The papers of Gordon D. Gibson were received in three separate accessions. The first accession (comprised of correspondence; committee files; and materials relating to the Herbert Ward collection, the National Anthropological Film Center, the Center for the Study of Man, and the Museum of Man) was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives by Gibson after his retirement. A guide to this accession was created in 2001. An accretion (consisting of correspondence, fieldwork and research files, curatorial files, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and maps) was transferred to the archives by Gibson's family in 2007. His exhibition and museum specimen files were transferred to the archives in 2008 by the Department of Anthropology.
Restrictions:
The Gordon Davis Gibson papers are open for research. Access to the computer disks in the collection are restricted due to preservation concerns. The personnel files of Smithsonian staff have also been restricted.

Access to the Gordon Davis Gibson papers requires an appointment.
Topic:
Africa -- Ethnology  Search this
American Anthropologist -- film editor  Search this
Headwear -- Africa, Central  Search this
Exhibitions -- National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Gordon Davis Gibson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1984-13
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw379619042-2f6c-46c7-8819-45a504628089
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1984-13

Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919. Autograph letter signed to Major J.B. Pond, written from the "Windsor Hotel", (N.Y.)

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 7.75 x 9.75 in.)
Container:
Item M197a
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890 March 12
Scope and Contents note:
Written after Ward's return from the Emin Pasha Expedition. Accepting one invitation to lecture, but declining to attend a reception and apologizing for another lecture. "I shall be most happy to deliver a talk about my Congo Cannibals ..."
General note:
M197a is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History. On Ward's blind monogrammed personal stationery.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc222f7c746-0a2d-4fca-a22a-1a4298953fff
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref2190

Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919. Autograph letter signed to Major J.B. Pond, written from "6 Carlton House Terrace S.W."

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 7.75 x 9.75 in.)
Container:
Item M197b
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890 September
Scope and Contents note:
Written after Ward's return from the Emin Pasha Expedition. Thanking Pond for his letter, mentioning (Joseph) Ritchie, saying that he is finishing his book and adding "As far as I learn there is likely to be a great row after Capt. Barttelot publishes his book in defence of his brother. Mrs. Jameson is also publishing her husband's journal-- Troup has his book ready for issue and Bonny is preparing a very lengthy account of his experiences. I think the public will be awfully sick of this matter before long."
General note:
M197b is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History. On Ward's blind monogrammed personal stationery. Joseph Ritchie is probably a reference to Dr. Joseph Ritchie, approximately 1788-1819, who led an expedition across the Sahara Desert to reach the lower Niger, but died before the expedition reached its goal.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc219d89859-cc1f-4bf5-aa26-c1a3c4deed28
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref2193

Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919. Autograph letter signed to Major J.B. Pond, written from "6 Carlton House Terrace, Pall Mall, London"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 7.75 x 9.75 in.)
Container:
Item M197c
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890 October 5
Scope and Contents note:
Written after Ward's return from the Emin Pasha Expedition. Explains that Ward has lecture commitments until the end of April, that his book comes out on the 15th, he has been working on his lecture and hopes to spend the following winter in the States. "I could bring three lectures 'The Rear Guard', 'Stanley and the Arab ivory raiders in Central Africa' and 'The Satraps of the Congo'... I will send you on October 15th a copy of my book ...."
General note:
M197c is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History. On Ward's blind monogrammed personal stationery.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc25de3601c-e13f-4265-a52a-6c289cdca999
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref2196

Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to anthropological exhibits

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Names:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Photographer:
Beckwith, Paul E.  Search this
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857  Search this
Extent:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Prints (albumen)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Apache  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Ainu  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- Rock Creek Park
Date:
circa 1890-1910
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of images of exhibits of anthropological material. These include Oceanic and African implements and artifacts exhibited at the Field Columbian Museum; a William Henry Holmes-designed diorama in Piney Branch (1895); costumed mannequins and busts at the United States National Museum; the Smithsonian Exhibit at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1891); dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History; African artifacts in Herbert Ward's studio in Paris; and exhibit halls in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries building (1891). The photographers represented in the collection include Paul Edmond Beckwith, Henry E. Sorgersen & Co., and Harry C. Ellis.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs of exhibits at the Pan-American Exposition, previously filed in Photo Lot 4, have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 87-2L.
Additional Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's studio held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 75-52.
Additional images of Smithsonian anthropology collections held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 99-41.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 4, Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to anthropological exhibits, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4
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Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to anthropological exhibits
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw357104c4a-b45b-4e2a-aacf-624766e341f7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4

Ward collection of African weapons and artifacts displayed in his studio

Photographer:
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857  Search this
Names:
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (007 in x 009 1/2 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Africa
Scope and Contents:
Includes mounted elephant head, bronze statuary, and gorilla skeleton.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09710100
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Photo lot 4, Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to anthropological exhibits, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to anthropological exhibits
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3677c3b79-f6ba-43dc-92ad-916f5d08bbde
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-4-ref529

Ward collection of African Congo weapons, including bronze statue, stuffed monkey, wooden statuette displayed in his studio

Photographer:
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857  Search this
Names:
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (007 in x 009 1/2 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Africa
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09710200
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Photo lot 4, Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to anthropological exhibits, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to anthropological exhibits
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31e8209cc-f608-47ff-8abf-826f9b17f03d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-4-ref530

West African Wood Carvings

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Natural History Building  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1922
Topic:
Herbert Ward African Collection  Search this
Congo  Search this
West African  Search this
Wood  Search this
Carvings  Search this
Statues  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Masks  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Spears  Search this
Standard number:
26819-A or MNH-26819A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9045

Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's studio in Paris

Creator:
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857  Search this
Names:
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Extent:
24 Prints (silver gelatin)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Place:
Africa -- Art
Paris (France)
Date:
1911
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting Herbert Ward's studio, collection of African artifacts, and bronze sculptures of African subjects. The photographs are in an album titled "L'atelier de Herbert Ward, Paris," with the inscription "To Thomas Nelson Paye with Herbert's love. Paris, 1911."
Biographical/Historical note:
Harry C. Ellis was an American photographer in Paris (circa 1898-1927) who worked under the moniker "American Flashlight Photographer." Some of his photographs were commissioned by the National Geographic Society, and many depict artists of the time, including Auguste Rodin and Loie Fuller.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-52
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Ward's collection of bronzes and artifacts, depicted in the photographs in this collection, can be found in the Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution, in accession 067312.
A pamphlet on the Herbert Ward African Collection can be found in the National Anthropological Archives reference files.
Additional Ellis photographs of Ward's studio can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4 (under H.C. Ellis).
Ward's drawings, made during the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1999-23.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Bronzes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 75-52, Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's studio in Paris, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-52
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38f9fde74-5ced-4a2c-829c-00230710a931
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-52

MS 1999-23 Herbert Ward drawings from the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

Creator:
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Extent:
51 Drawings (Disbound album :)
Culture:
Kongo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
circa 1886-1889
Scope and Contents note:
This collection is composed of a disbound album containing fifty-one drawings by Herbert Ward, made when he was a member of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. Most of the drawings depict men and women of the upper Congo River, but several others depict tools and implements.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1886-1889) was a British expedition through the interior of Africa led by Henry Morton Stanley. The professed goal of the expedition was to provide aid to Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria, which was threatened by Mahdist forces of Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah.

Herbert Ward (1863-1919) moved to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (then called Zaire) in 1884. He joined the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1886-1889) as an aide to Stanley. After the expedition, Ward returned to Europe, where he lectured and wrote about his experiences in the Congo. In 1893, he began formal art training, including the study of sculpture, and became a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society. He spent most of his later life crafting bronzes of Africans and African life; his sculptures and his collection of African artifacts were exhibited by the United States National Museum in 1922.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Ward's collection of bronzes and artifacts held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 067312.
A pamphlet on the Herbert Ward African Collection can be found in the National Anthropological Archives reference files.
The Royal Geographical Society holds papers relating to Herbert Ward.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
NAA.MS1999-23, Herbert Ward drawings from the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1999-23
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35e536018-082c-4e83-bcc8-37b2a13709ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1999-23
Online Media:

Herbert Ward Sculptures and Artifacts from Africa on Exhibit in Hall 7 at Museum of Natural History

Creator:
Scott, Jack  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1959
September 2, 1959
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Sculptures  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-126 [MNH-047B]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_397187

Herbert Ward African Collection, Natural History Building

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 6 x 9;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44A_F22_001]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402320
Online Media:

Herbert Ward African Collection, Natural History Building

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44A_F22_002]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402321
Online Media:

Herbert Ward African Collection, Natural History Building

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 6 x 9;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44A_F22_003]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402322
Online Media:

Herbert Ward African Collection, Natural History Building

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44A_F22_004]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402323
Online Media:

Herbert Ward African Collection, Natural History Building

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 6 x 9;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44A_F22_005]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402324
Online Media:

Herbert Ward African Collection, Natural History Building

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44A_F22_006]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402325
Online Media:

Herbert Ward African Collection, Natural History Building

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Ward, Herbert 1863-1919  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 6 x 9;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44A_F22_007]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402326
Online Media:

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