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Jack Thompson African artifacts

Jack Thompson African artifacts

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jack Thompson African artifacts
Creator: Thompson, Jack
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1983
Language(s): English
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet 3 cartons, 1 oversized box, 2 artifacts
Collection Number: ms2545
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Jack Conrad Thompson was an Agricultural Economics professor at the University of Georgia 1956-1983.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of 17 African artifacts and one Impala rug, plus several contemporary carvings, including masks, ivory, and three clay figures acquired by Dr. Jack Thompson.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack Thompson African artifacts, ms2545, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Africa -- Antiquities.
Antiquities (object genre)
Carving (Decorative arts) -- Africa.
Carvings (visual works)
Gods, African, in art.
Ivories (sculpture)
Ivory -- Africa.
Masks (costume)
Masks, African.
Rugs -- Africa.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Wooden masks (3 carved boxes)
12Carved percussion implement or tool
13Carved figures
14Carved statuette, female
15Carved cup with face (2)
21Carved decorative box
22Carved cups (4)
23face mask (wall hanging)
24hanging decorative item
31large grinding cup
32tortoise shell tool
41Impala skin
1Bent sword-reaper
2Blunt wooden club
Cowboy statue- brass on marble base