Africa -- Pictorial works
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection of photographs relating to European colonization in Africa
Call Number: GEN MSS 1606
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, memorabilia and published material that document a European colonialist perspective of Africa and Egypt, and document both African peoples and European colonizers. Locations depicted in the photographs include Cameroon, Dar es Salaam, Egypt, Kenya, Namibia, Sudan, Tanga, Zambia, other regions throughout Africa, as well as some in Europe.Identified photographers in this collection include Alfredo Augusto Freire de...
Dates: circa 1890s-1930s
Henry Duncan Grant watercolor sketchbooks and scrapbooks
Call Number: GEN MSS 611
Overview: Watercolor sketchbooks created and scrapbooks chiefly compiled by Henry Duncan Grant that document his world travel as an officer in the Royal Navy, 1866-1896 and his family until 1900.
Land of Zenj photograph collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 619
Overview: The collection, assembled by the rare book dealers Jenny Allsworth and Humphrey Winterton, brings together photographs, photograph albums, glass lantern slides, and a lantern projector, which document the Sultanate of Zanzibar and European colonial expansion in East and Central Africa from 1870 to 1914. Also documented are early Arab and Portuguese coastal settlements at Kilwa, Mafia, Pemba, Sofala, and Zanzibar. The collection also represents the work of certain photographers who operated in...
Dates: 1869-2006, bulk 1869-1937
Photographs Relating to European Occupation, Colonization, and Conflicts in North and East Africa
Call Number: GEN MSS 1508
Overview: This collection contains photograph albums, loose photographs, and postcards documenting the European colonization, occupation, and conflicts in North and East Africa. The collection documents a European colonial perspective of the colonization of African countries including Abyssinia (present day Ethiopia), Algeria, Eritrea, Kenya, Libya, Melilla, Morocco, and Somalia. Photographs depict African colonial subjects and other communities in North and East Africa, traditional housing, markets, and...
Frank Kellogg Smith travel photographs and memorabilia
Call Number: GEN MSS 567
Overview: The collection consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, and memorabilia compiled by Frank Kellogg Smith that document his travels, predominately in western and central Europe, southern and eastern Africa, and the southern Pacific region, primarily from 1898-1922. Locations in Europe include Azerbaijan, Belgium, Channel Islands, France, Georgia, Great Britain (consisting of trips to England and Scotland), Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, and Ukraine. Locations...
Dates: 1898-1959, bulk 1898-1922