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Akeley, Carl Ethan 1864-1926

Overview
Works: 113 works in 212 publications in 5 languages and 3,633 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Documentary films  Pictorial works  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Classification  Anecdotes  Biography  Silent films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Photographer
Classifications: DT361, 910.8
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Most widely held works about Carl Ethan Akeley
 
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Most widely held works by Carl Ethan Akeley
In brightest Africa by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

25 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lions, gorillas and their neighbors by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 1942 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxidermy and sculpture: the work of Carl E. Akeley in Field Museum of Natural History by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

4 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures in the African jungle by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

6 editions published between 1931 and 1946 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary L. Jobe Akeley has here assembled narratives which her husband delighted to relate and others compiled from his field notes, and added chapters recounting joint adventures and a few of her own experiences
Lion spearing by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

4 editions published between 1920 and 1926 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im hellsten Afrika by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

5 editions published in 1925 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin and Osa Johnson's Simba( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records Martin and Osa Johnson's expedition to East Africa, 1923-1928, the chief purpose of which was to capture on film the rapidly disappearing African wildlife as well as East African peoples and their customs. Includes footage of elephants, giraffes and lions
Best of National Geographic : de wereld in 250 adembenemende foto's by Sam Abell( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new ibis from Mt. Kenia, British East Africa by Frank M Chapman( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lions, gorillas and their neighbours by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

3 editions published between 1932 and 1933 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lions, Gorillas and their Neighbours. By C. & Mary L. Jobe Akeley. [With plates, including portraits.] by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

3 editions published in 1933 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Akeley's Africa; the account of the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History by Mary L. Jobe Akeley( Book )

3 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simba, the king of beasts : a saga of the African veldt by Martin Johnson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1928 and 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records Martin and Osa Johnson's expedition to East Africa, the chief purpose of which was to capture on film rapidly disappearing African wildlife as well as East African peoples (Samburu, Dorobo, etc.) and their customs. Includes extensive footage of elephants, giraffes and lions. Also shown is the lion-spearing ceremony perfomed by the Lumbwa (part of this sequence was filmed by Carl Akeley and Alfred J. Klein). The film begins with an introduction by Martin and Osa Johnson in formal attire
The work of Carl E. Akeley in Field Museum of Natural History by Carl Ethan Akeley( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Roosevelt : in memoriam( )

1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meandering in Africa( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the AMNH Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo (Zaire) to collect gorilla specimens in 1921 and 1922. Views of Victoria Falls, dancing Batwa peoples and the Nyamlagira volcano crater are shown. There are several views of African birds and mammals, including footage of gorilla nests at Mount Karisimbi (significant because it is the first footage of wild gorillas ever made). The film concludes with panning shots of Mount Mikeno, which became the background for the gorilla diorama in the AMNH Akeley Hall of African Mammals
The Master classics( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by Mary L. Jobe Akeley( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers relate to Mary Jobe Akeley and her husband Carl E. Akeley. Boxes 1-3 of the 1977 accession include biographical data, correspondence, expedition journals and notes, museum activity records, printed or draft articles and personal items, among them a great deal of material on the sculpture of a lion that Carl designed as a monument to Theodore Roosevelt. Boxes 4-7 include newspaper clippings, primarily of articles by or about the Akeleys, some dealing with gorillas, others with people, expeditions, game hunting, and animals. The 1992 accession includes one folder received in 1978 from Art Greenham of Projection. The 1967 accession consists of 11 boxes of unprocessed material
On the gorilla trail by Mary Hastings Bradley( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond adventure; the lives of three explorers by Roy Chapman Andrews( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Akelen, Carl E.

Akeley, C. E.

Akeley, Carl 1864-1926

Akeley, Carl E.

Akeley, Carl E. 1864-1926

Carl Akeley Amerikaans beeldhouwer (1864-1926)

Carl Akeley escultor estadounidense

Carl Ethan Akeley

Carl Ethan Akeley US-amerikanischer Jäger, Taxidermist, Naturforscher, Professor, Künstler und Erfinder

Эйкли, Карл Итан

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کارل اکلی مجسمه‌ساز آمریکایی

卡尔·埃克利

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The authentic animal : inside the odd and obsessive world of taxidermyAfrican obsession : the life and legacy of Carl AkeleyFrom elephants to swimming pools : Carl Akeley, Samuel W. Traylor, and the development of the cement gun