ELISOFON, ELIOT, 1911-1973.
Eliot Elisofon photograph collection

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z870


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Elisofon, Eliot, 1911-1973.
Title: Eliot Elisofon photograph collection
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 847
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Small collection of photographs by photographer Eliot Elisofon.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 1999.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Eliot Elisofon photograph collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Eliot Elisofon (1911-1973), internationally known photographer and filmmaker.

Eliot Elisofon (1911-1973), internationally known photographer and filmmaker.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of nineteen black and white photographs (8" x 11") related to African culture by Eliot Elisofon.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Kumasi Museum
1 2 Chokwe Mwana Pwo mask: [Basilisk] mask, 2 shots
1 3 [Asan tahine?]
1 4 Igbo Ukwu bowl from the 9th century
1 5 Head, Wunmonije Compound, Ife, 14th – early 15th century, Nigeria
1 6 Bambara Sogoni Koun antelope headdress (dancer)
1 7 Bambara Sogoni Koun antelope headdresses (3 dancers)
1 8 Nyimi of Bakuba, Democratic Republic of Congo
1 9 Dan acrobatic child dancer, Ivory Coast
1 10 Pwo mask dancer from the Chokwe people near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo, 1970: [Basilisk] dancer
1 11 Timi of Ede, Nigeria
1 12 Dan bridge, Ivory Coast
1 13 Benim ancestral altar with commemorative heads, Nigeria
1 14 Ashanti jewelry (ring and bracelet), Ghana
1 15 Ashanti jewelry (rings), Ghana
1 16 Guro heddle pulleys, Ivory Coast, 2 shots
1 17 Female figure, dating to the early-to mid-20th century, of the Dogon peoples of Mali
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