Arthur Donaldson Smith and the exploration of Lake Rudolf by Pascal James Imperato

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Published by Medical Society of the State of New York in Lake Success, N.Y .

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  • Africa, Eastern,
  • Rudolf, Lake (Kenya and Ethiopia),
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Smith, Arthur Donaldson, 1866-1939.,
  • Explorers -- Africa, Eastern -- Biography.,
  • Explorers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Africa, Eastern -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Rudolf, Lake (Kenya and Ethiopia) -- History.

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Statementby Pascal James Imperato.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT365.75.S65 I47 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2411943M
LC Control Number87062539

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Arthur Donaldson Smith Arthur Donaldson Smith (–) was an American physician, hunter, and explorer of Africa. In the s he made a geological expedition to Lake Rudolph (now Lake Turkana), passing through what was then Somaliland, southern Ethiopia and Kenya. In order to visit Ethiopia, he had to get permission from Menelik II.

This book was first published in (), has pages, 67 B/W illustrations and 6 maps of Lake Rudolf(Turkana). After doing a medical degree inDr ARTHUR DONALDSON-SMITH (), went to Somaliland and on to the coast, and wanted to travel from BERBERA to LAKE RUDOLF/5(3).

Arthur Donaldson Smith was an American doctor, hunter, and explorer of Africa. In the s he made a geological expedition to Lake Rudolph, passing through what was then Somaliland, southern Ethiopia and Kenya.

In order to visit Ethiopia, he had to get permission from Menelik II. The trip lasted 18 months and took place between and Dr. Arthur Donaldson Smith (–) was an American doctor, hunter, and explorer of Africa.

In the s he made a geological expedition to Lake Rudolph (now Lake Turkana), passing through what was then Somaliland, southern Ethiopia and Kenya. In order to visit Ethiopia, he had to get permission from Menelik II.

A. Donaldson Smith was an American medical doctor and amateur big-game hunter who, inundertook an month expedition from Berbera, Somalia (then British Somaliland) to Lake Turkana (then Lake Rudolf) in Kenya.

He explored the headwaters of the Shabeelle River in Ethiopia and, on his return journey, descended the Tana River to the Kenyan coast. This book is his. Arthur Donaldson Smith And The Exploration Of Lake Rudolf by Pascal James Imperato () Over Land And Sea: Memoirs Of An Austrian Rear Admiral's Life In Europe And Africa, by Pascal James Imperato () is the story of Ludwig Ritter von Höhnel, an explorer of East Africa in the era of Livingstone and Stanley.

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In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a number of European expeditions traveled to the region of Lake Rudolf, now largely in northern Kenya. Although diverse in intent, many of these were undertaken in the interests of furthering colonial territorial claims. In –, Major Herbert Henry Austin led a British expedition down to the lake from Khartoum in the north.

Arthur Donaldson Smith and the Exploration of Lake Rudolf: by Pascal James Imperato. vii + 96 pages, March The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene David F.

Clyde. Title. Through unknown African countries; the first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Lamu. Smith, Arthur Donaldson, Crick, G. Arthur Donaldson Smith and the exploration of Lake Rudolf East Africa, Eastern Africa, Lake (Kenya and Ethiopia) Rudolf, Rudolf, Lake (Kenya and Ethiopia), United States.

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Title:: Through Unknown African Countries: The First Expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolf: Author:: Smith, Arthur Donaldson, Contributor.

Appendices: A. Report on a collection of fishes made by Dr. Donaldson Smith during his expedition to lake Rudolf / Albert Günther --B. Order Araneae / Eugène Simon --C. Solifugae, Scorpiones, Chilopoda, and Diplopoda / by R.I. Pocock --D. List of Lepidoptera Heterocera collected by Dr.

Donaldson Smtih / W.J. Holland --E. Note on Dr. GregoryF. On the fossil Cephalopoda from Somaliland collected by Dr. Donaldson Smith. By G. CrickG. Catalogue of ethnographical objects from Somaliland and the Galla country collected by Dr. Donaldson Smith, in Museum of science and art, University of Pennsylvania.

Imperato (Pascal James): Arthur Donaldson Smith and the exploration of Lake Rudolf By Gérard Prunier Publisher: PERSÉE: Université de Lyon, CNRS & ENS de Lyon.

A significant letter, sent on the eve of Donaldson Smith's most notable expedition. 'Just a line in haste to tell you I & Dodson [a taxidermist engaged for the expedition] are ready to start for Rudolph Gillitt [another taxidermist] having left for England after hearing of his father's death.

Bound in at the back of the book is a contemporary newspaper clipping describing his second journey - newspaper unnamed and undated. Arthur Donaldson Smith () was an American doctor, hunter, and explorer of Africa.

In the s he made a geological expedition to Lake Rudolph (now Lake Turkana), passing through what was then Somaliland. In Novemberthree months after Arthur Donaldson Smith had left Berbera on his epic journey from Lake Rudolf to the Nile, an Anglo-American expedition under James Jonathan Harrison arrived at Zeila, on the Somali coast.

Reviews of Books British interests from foreign competition. Another American, Arthur Donaldson Smith, set out for the lake inand reached it in July Keen on sport and adventure, but with medical training and skills as a naturalist, Smith 'was intent on making significant contributions to the scientific exploration of Africa in.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Capt Arthur Donaldson Smith (27 Apr –19 Feb ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor ). This is a Arthur Donaldson Smith map of East Africa.

The map depicts from the Gulf of Aden south into modern-day Ethiopia and then west across modern-day Kenya and Uganda to the Nile River. Red lines trace Donaldson Smith's two expeditions through the region, with a dotted line following his - expedition and a solid line.

Arthur Neumann, had set up camp just south of the Omo-Mago junction, amongst the Kara (Neumann ), Chapter XIII). He had come, like Donaldson Smith, from the south, having set out from Mombassa almost two years earlier.

He reported both Reshiat (Dassanetch) and Bumi (Nyangatom) living on the northern shore of the Lake. Smith, Arthur Donaldson Appendices: A.

Report on a collection of fishes made by Dr. Donaldson Smith during his expedition to Lake Rudolf. By Dr. Albert GüntherB. Order Araneæ. Smith, Arthur Donaldson, Sources found: Imperato, P.J.

Arthur Donaldson Smith and the exploration of Lake Rudolf, p. 1 (b. 4/27/ in Andalusia, Pa.; secondary sources and information provided by Smith are inconsistent regarding place of birth & birthdate; birthdate & place of birth are based on baptismal record; M.D.

Description. Title: Through Unknown African Countries: The First Expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolf. Author: Arthur Donaldson Smith - Dr. Arthur Donaldson Smith (–) was an American doctor, hunter, and explorer of Africa.

In the s he made a geological expedition to Lake Rudolph (now Lake Turkana), passing through what was then Somaliland, southern Ethiopia and Kenya. The three years following Arthur Donaldson Smith's return from East Africa,were to prove decisive for Britain's plan to control the Nile from its headwaters to the Mediterranean.

This period also witnessed the emergence of Ethiopia as an indigenous colonial power that was destined to play an important role in the complex competition. In his book They Married Adventure by Pascal James Imperato, he states that it was Arthur Donaldson Smith who first discovered the lake on September 9, He was traveling from Lake Rudolf en route to the Tana River when he encountered Mount Marsabit.

He said the following of Marsabit “Nothing could be more charming than this Marsabit. OCLC Number: Notes: Appendices: A.

Report on a collection of fishes made by Dr. Donaldson Smith during his expedition to lake Rudolf. Arthur Donaldson Smith and the Exploration of Lake Rudolf. By Pascal James Imperato. Arthur Donaldson Smith and the Exploration of Lake Rudolf.

By ImperatoPascal James. Lake. In aboutArthur Donaldson Smith (–), a doctor from the U.S. with a passion for African exploration, made an overland trip through Somalia, southern Ethiopia, and northern Kenya, to what we now know as Lake Turkana, then Lake Rudolf.

This trip took him right through some of the most exciting Moringa country. Undoubtedly the less common of Speke's two books on his exploration of the African lake regions, containing his accounts of the momentous discovery of Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika.

Although it was published the year following his Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, this work documents the first expedition arranged by. Count Sámuel Teleki was the first European to visit the lake inand named it for Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, the wife of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria.

Following Teleki's visit, Lake Chew Bahir and the neighboring lakes were explored by Arthur Donaldson Smith, Vittorio Bottego, M.

Welby, Oscar Neumann and others. Through unknown African countries: the first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolf Advertisements at end. This issue printed in the U.S., copyright Differs from first issue in having "Lake Rudolf" in place of "Lake Lamu" in title and in having the maps bound.

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On the Trail of the Pigmies: An Anthropological Exploration Under the Cooperation of the American Museum of Natural History and American Universities (London: T. Fisher Unwin, ), by Leonard John Vanden Bergh (multiple formats at ). Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-Weaver was formally described by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, an English zoologist.

Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-Weaver was collected by Arthur Donaldson Smith, an American doctor, amateur big-game hunter, and explorer of Africa. In in Donaldson Smith undertook an month geological expedition in East Africa. APA citation style: Kalm, P.

& Forster, J. () Travels into North America; containing its natural history, and a circumstantial account of its plantations and agriculture in general, with the civil, ecclesiastical and commercial state of the country, the manners of the inhabitants, and several curious and important remarks on various subjects.

Natural history specimens collected by Arthur Donaldson Smith were on display in in the University Library, now the Fine Arts Library, which housed the Museum for a decade. the Museum was still defining its collection. Smith, a physician and big-game hunter from Philadelphia, traveled to Lake Rudolph (now Lake Turkana), eastern [ ].

In he and his friend, Arthur Donaldson Smith, decided to explore the region north of the Tana River in what is now Kenya, engaging as a guide Ludwig von Höhnel, an Austrian naval officer who had recently made the discovery of Lake Turkana with Hungarian explorer Samuel Teleki.ARTHUR DONALDSON SMITH AND THE EXPLORATION OF LAKE RUDOLF.

Lake Sucess, NY: Medical Society of State of NY, 1st edition thus. Wraps. quarto, stapled white wraps, 1st ed. thus (), 96 pages. Minor soiling to covers.^ Donaldson-Smith, Through Unknown African Countries: the first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolph (London, ), p.

^ Kenya’s past; an introduction to historical method in Africa page by Thomas T. Spear ^ The Shaping of Somali society; reconstructing the history of a .

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