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Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 357
Scope and Contents Painting by Jansson during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Landscape with small trees or brushes in foreground, a plain in the middle ground and low mountains in the background. Jansson painted many scenes for the proposed Akeley Hall of African Mammals. This was not used for any of the dioramas for the hall. In wooden frame painted gray, 45 x 68 cm. Painting unsigned. On back of painting: "P 505" and "#11."
Identifier: Film Collection no. 6
Scope and Contents David A. Lowry, a donor to the museum, and his wife Barbara went on safari in 1959 with professional hunter Sidney Downey. The film documents the Lowrys' vacation trip, starting from Nairobi, through Amboseli National Park and Garba Tula in Kenya to Tanzania's Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Unit, and Serengeti National Park. The Lowrys hired professional filmmaker Allen Bendig and editor Charles R. Senf to make a film of the safari. Excellent views of a wide variety of...
Identifier: Archives Orn216
Scope and Contents List of East African birds collected by Caldwell in Kenya
Found in: Department of Ornithology Archives
Journal of a safari in Turkana : the Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History / [microform] / Kepler Lewis.
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #5
Identifier: PSC 346
Abstract Photographs taken in East Africa, Kenya and Tanganyika. Images of animals and hunting. Includes koodoo, gerenuk, ostrich, rhinoceros, guinea fowl, zebras, and ant hill.
Identifier: Art Survey No. 165
Scope and Contents Rainstorm over mountain. Inscription: On back "P340-A."
Identifier: PSC 576
Abstract Travel photographs taken mostly in Kenya. A few slides in unknown locations, probably Africa. Includes images of safari animals, African people in native dress, market scenes, and street scenes.
Identifier: PPC .A381
Scope and Content Note The majority of this collection consists of photographs and photographic postcards of African people, locations and objects. Many of the photographs are portraits and various cultures are represented. Most of the images are captioned and several items are accompanied by brief notes.The earliest dated item is among a group of photographs collected by Franz Uri Boas for research (Folder 1). These include various objects of ritual and daily use, pygmies at the 1904 St. Louis Exposition...
Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 872
Scope and Contents Painting Jansson made during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Detail of the Lukenia Hills, forty miles east of Nairobi, with weathered granite rocks and shrubs (possibly Boswellia pyrifera). Facsimiles of the rocks were made for the Kiplinger diorama in the American Museum of Natural History's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. Signed at lower left. On back of canvas: "P.20" (and "P 356" crossed out).
Identifier: PPC .A382
Scope and Content note This is an unidentified collection of stereographs, the majority of them undated, of African landscape, villages, towns and people. The countries represented are Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Among the African peoples mentioned are the Buganda, Wanderobo, Kikuya, Taita, Masai, Lumbwa and Nandi.Most of the cards are labeled on the verso in the same hand. They are unsigned but identified by the initials V.S.K. A number of the cards describe interactions...
- Subject: Kenya X
- Research Library Special Collections 10
- Department of Ornithology Archives 1
- Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 3
- Jansson, Arthur August, 1890-1960 3
- American Museum of Natural History 2
- American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 2
- Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
- Beals, Jessie Tarbox 1
- Bendig, Allen 1
- Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
- Caldwell, Keith 1
- Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
- Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
- Foster, Robert 1
- Healy, Scott 1
- Kane, Robert W., 1910-1982 1
- Klein, Alfred J. 1
- Lewis, Ralph Kepler, 1912-1997 1
- Lowry, Barbara 1
- Lowry, David A. 1
- Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947) 1
- Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
- Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
- Sound Masters (Film) 1 ∧ less