Original drawings are described in a computer-produced catalog of artwork.
Records on SIRIS (not linked to this record) describing the items.
Addl. KW Subjects:
The collection includes many of the original drawings and paintings, charts, maps, and photographs prepared for the Bureau of American Ethnology publications. Some materials used in other anthropological publications of the Smithsonian are also present. Some proofs and other material are included. Included is artwork, preliminary sketches or finished illustrations, by Richard Norris Brooke, May S. Clark, Mary Wright Gill, William Henry Holmes, Harold MacDonald, Clay MacCauley, Victor Mindeleff, Henry Hobart Nichols, Jr., Wells Moses Sawyer, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and Alice Estelle Willoughby.
There are also photographs by or used by Frances Densmore (Pueblo), Philip Drucker (Nootkan and Mexican archeology), William Nelson Fenton (Seneca), Thomas Gann (Corozal District of British Honduras), John Philip Gillin (Quichua), Robert Fleming Heizer (Indian poisons), Sister Marie Inez Hilger (Arapaho), Ales Hrdlicka, Karen Daniels Petersen (Chippewa), Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr. (Whitewater District of Arizona), Demitri Boris Shimkin (Shoshoni), Robert F. Spencer (Eskimo), Morris Steggerda (Yucatan), Matthew Williams Stirling, William Snyder Webb (Norris Basin), and Clarence Wolsey Weiant (Tres Zapotes).
The filing of original artwork for publications has not been consistent. Several other series of similar materials are described in other entries. There is also illustrative artwork in the manuscript and pamphlet file of the Division of Ethnology, the series of numbered manuscripts, the records of the River Basin Surveys (entry 69), and several of the photographic (illustration) lots. There are also such illustrations in the papers and photographic collections of several individuals.
Manuscript , National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland