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Curatorial Records, 1964-2006

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Nicolls, Andrea  Search this
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
8.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Floor plans
Sketches
Ephemera
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Drawings
Date:
1964
1964-2006
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01455
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1964-2006 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287092

Curatorial Records, 1983-1992

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Associate Director for Collections and Research  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Nicolls, Andrea  Search this
Freyer, Bryna 1949-  Search this
Sieber, Roy 1923-2001  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Date:
1983
1983-1992
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01071
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1983-1992 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Associate Director for Collections and Research]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228505

The passive object and the tribal paradigm : colonial museography in French West Africa / Philip L. Ravenhill

Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Institut français d'Afrique noire  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, West
Africa, French-speaking West
Date:
1996
Topic:
Museums--History  Search this
Ethnology--Research--History  Search this
Art objects, African--Documentation  Search this
Ethnographic fieldwork  Search this
Ethnological museums and collections  Search this
Museum labels  Search this
Museum registration methods  Search this
Call number:
GN645 .A364 1996X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_505126

The Greater Game ... "No Doubt You Can Make Money in This Field, My Friend, but There's Only One Field To-Day Where You Can Get Honour" (October 21, 1914). Punch.

Issuing body:
Punch  Search this
Artist:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Creator:
Punch  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/2 size; Multi-color, 76 x 51 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 264
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1914 Oct. 21
Image:
Main Image: Mr. Punch talking to a soccer player ho is about to go onto the soccer field
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 9926
General:
Issued by: "Punch"

Artist(s): L. Ravenhill
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Recruiting and enlistment  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Soccer  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters -- Great Britain  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Posters -- World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 2: World War One / Great Britain
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref6587

Of pachyderms and power : ivory and the elephant in the art of central Côte d'Ivoire

Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
15, 4 leaves. + seven color photographic prints
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1989
[1989]
Topic:
Elephants in African art  Search this
Masks  Search this
Elephants--Symbolic aspects  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Ivory and Ivories
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_830486

Male figure

Object Name:
blolo bian
Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25 x 6.8 x 6 cm (9 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip L. Ravenhill and Judith Timyan
Object number:
93-1-2
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-1-2

The Passive Object and the Tribal Paradigm: Colonial Museography in French West Africa

Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Arnoldi, Mary Jo  Search this
Geary, Christraud  Search this
Hardin, Kris  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1996
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119296

Philip L. Ravenhill photographs

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes (slides , color)
1 Boxe (dupe slides, color)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Volumes
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Niger
Date:
1989
Summary:
Photographs taken during a research trip to Mali in 1989 to study the art and architecture of the Dogon and Bamana peoples. Accompanying Dr. Ravenhill was Stanley Staniski from Media Resources. Their work resulted in the video production entitled, Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali, for the National Museum of African Art.
Biographical/Historical note:
Philip L. Ravenhill, 1945-1997, anthropologist, chief curator of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987-1997. Received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Nyack College in Nyack, N.Y., in 1968, and a master's degree in 1970 and a doctorate in 1976 in anthropology from the New School for Social Research in Manhattan, New York. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, Dr. Ravenhill was a senior research fellow at the International African Institute (IAI) in London and project director of the West African Museums Project (WAMP) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Dr. Ravenhill's publications include, Dreams and Reverie: Baule Images of Other-World Mates in the Twentieth Century, and The Art of the Personal Object.
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:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1989-006
Additional Online Media:

Grace Kwami Sculpture An Artist's Book by Atta Kwami

Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1994
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119272

Dreams and Reverie Images of Otherworld Mates among the Baule, West Africa

Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1996
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119275

Grace Kwami sculpture : an artist's book by Atta Kwami

Title:
Artist's book by Atta Kwami
Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Atta Kwami 1956-  Search this
Kwami, Grace Salome 1923-2006  Search this
Physical description:
12 unnumbered pages ; 16 x 23 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Exhibitions
Artists' books (books)
Exhibition catalogs
Juvenile works
Place:
Ghana
Date:
1994
[1994]
20th century
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Sculpture, Ghanaian  Search this
Call number:
NB1099.G5 A883 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_469101

Entertainment mask, Baule, Côte d'Ivoire

Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1996
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119295

The art of the personal object / Philip L. Ravenhill

Author:
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Place:
Africa
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1991
1990
C1991
Topic:
House furnishings  Search this
House furnishings--Catalogs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_415689

Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony Dogon region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony, Dogon region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060492
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1000

Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony Dogon region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony, Dogon region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060493
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1001

Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony Dogon region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony, Dogon region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060494
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1002

Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony Dogon region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Kanaga masqueraders at Dama ceremony, Dogon region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060495
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1003

masqueraders at Dama ceremony Dogon region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
masqueraders at Dama ceremony, Dogon region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060496
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1004

masqueraders at Dama ceremony Dogon region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
masqueraders at Dama ceremony, Dogon region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060498
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1005

masqueraders at Dama ceremony Dogon region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
masqueraders at Dama ceremony, Dogon region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060499
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1006

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