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MS 280 Comparative vocabulary of the following tribes: Bellabella (Haeeltzeck), Bellacoola (Billi-hoola), Chimmesyan, Haida (Haidah), Tongas, Kittizoo (Kittistzoo)

Creator:
Tolmie, William Fraser  Search this
Collector:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Bellabella  Search this
Kittizoo  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Bellacoola  Search this
Chimmesyan Indians  Search this
Tongas  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Bella Coola Indians  Search this
Tsimshian Indians  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 280
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Bella Coola (Nuxalk)  Search this
Kitasoo  Search this
Tongass  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 280, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS280
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms280
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs

Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Names:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)  Search this
Photographer:
Averell, William H.  Search this
Coe, Wesley R. (Wesley Roswell), 1869-1960  Search this
Cole, Leon J. (Leon Jacob), 1877-1948  Search this
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Devereux, W. B.  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918  Search this
Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909  Search this
Keen, Dora, 1871-  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)  Search this
Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929  Search this
Artist:
Schreyvogel, Charles, 1861-1912  Search this
Extent:
396 lantern slides
286 Photographic prints
1 Map
Culture:
Suquamish  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Yakutat Tlingit  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik)  Search this
Tlingit  Search this
Alaskan Eskimo  Search this
Unangan (Aleut)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Maps
Place:
British Columbia
Siberia (Russia)
Alaska
Date:
1898-1900
1903
1914
bulk 1899-1899
Summary:
The Mary Harriman Rumsey collection largely consists of photographic prints and lantern slides documenting the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in summer 1899. These depict members of the expedition and Alaskan scenery and people. The collection also includes scenic photographs of Alaska taken by Dora Keen in 1914 and photographs of Blackfeet, Hopi, Apache, and Suquamish Indians made by Edward Curtis in 1900 and 1903.
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of the collection comprises photographic prints, lantern slides, and one map documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition from May to July of 1899. These photographs were made by members of the expedition, most prominently its official photographer Edward S. Curtis, funder Edward Henry Harriman, and lead scientist C. Hart Merriam. They depict Alaskan scenery, members of the expedition, and Native people and settlements that they encountered. Mary Harriman Rumsey's collection also includes later platinum prints of American Indians made and signed by Curtis (1900, 1903), photographs of glaciers in Alaska by Dora Keen (1914), a photograph of a painting by Charles Schreyvogel (1903), and a photograph of White Pass by Arthur Clarence Pillsbury (1898).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in three series: photographs relating to the Harriman Expedition; photographs of Alaska that were not made on the Harriman Expedition; and other photographs relating to American Indians. The Harriman series is arranged in a rough chronological order.
Biographical / Historical:
Mary Harriman Rumsey (1881-1934) was an important American philanthropist and the oldest child of railroad tycoon Edward Henry Harriman. In 1901, while studying at Barnard College, she co-founded the Junior League for the Promotion of Settlement Movements (later named the Junior League of the City of New York), which facilitated charitable work by privileged women among New York's impoverished groups. Rumsey's efforts lead to the establishment of the Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. in 1921. Additionally, Rumsey co-founded Today magazine with her brother Averell Harriman and others, and in 1933 she chaired the Consumer Advisory Board of the National Recovery Administration.

In 1899, Mary Harriman was among the Harriman family members who accompanied the Harriman Alaska Expedition. Originally planned as a bear-hunting trip for the family, the expedition, was funded by Edward Henry Harriman and organized with the help of ethnographer and naturalist Clinton Hart Merriam. The party of accomplished scientists, naturalists, photographers, artists, and writers cruised from British Columbia to Siberia and back on a private ship, the SS George W. Elder, in June and July of 1899. The scientists' findings were published in the thirteen-volume Harriman Alaska Series, and Harriman also paid the expedition's official photographer, Edward S. Curtis, to compile souvenir albums from the over 5,000 photographs made during the course of the expedition.
Related Materials:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives, University of Washington Special Collections, and Library of Congress have photo albums relating to the Harriman Alaska Expedition. The SI Archives also holds the Harriman Alaska Expedition Collection and photogravure plates from the Harriman Alaska Series.

NMAI holds photogravure plates and proofs made from Edward Curtis's later photographs and Frederick Dellenbaugh's expedition notes in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation records. The National Anthropological Archives also holds Curtis photographs and papers.
Separated Materials:
The following materials were also part of Mary Harriman Rumsey's estate, gifted to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, in 1934. Where possible, their current locations have been noted.

33 artifacts, most of which were likely collected in Alaska by the Harriman Alaska Expedition, are now housed in the NMAI object collection (catalog numbers 18/6460 - 18/6494)

A set of Harriman Alaska Expedition books, probably now in the Cornell University Libraries

4 phonograph records

A bundle of botanical specimens
Provenance:
This collection was donated as part of the estate of Mary Harriman Rumsey to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, in May 1934.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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New York Zoological Society photographs of Tlingit totem pole and house

Creator:
Sanborn, Elwin R. (Elwin Roswell)  Search this
New York Zoological Society  Search this
Extent:
12 Photographs
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
September 23, 1904
Summary:
This collection contains photographs depicting the erection of a Tlingit totem pole and chief's house near the Mammals' Pond at the New York Zoological Society on September 23, 1904.
Scope and Contents:
N37501-N37505, P15989-P15995

This collection contains 7 photographs shot by Elwin R. Sanborn depicting the erection of a Tlingit [Sanya (Cape Fox)] totem pole and chief's house near the Mammals' Pond at the New York Zoological Society (now known as Bronx Zoo) on September 23, 1904 and later in the year. The collection also contains 5 copy negatives made from the original photographs by Museum of the American Indian staff in the late 1960s. E. H. Harriman collected the totem pole and house from an abandoned Tlingit village at Cape Fox, Alaska during the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899. He then shipped the pieces to Seattle and donated them to the New York Zoological Society for installation at the zoo.
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Dedicated to the study of zoology and preservation of wildlife, New York Zoological Society opened their 265 acre zoo in the Bronx borough of New York City on November 8, 1899. The Society was later renamed the Wildlife Conservation Society and the zoo was renamed the Bronx Zoo.

The Harriman Alaska Expedition studied the Alaskan coast from Seattle to Siberia in June and July 1899. Funded by Union Pacific Railroad President Edward Henry Harriman, the expedition team consisted of prominent scientists, naturalists, photographers, artists, and writers. The expedition findings were published in the thirteen-volume Harriman Alaska Series.
Provenance:
Gift of the New York Zoological Society, 1942.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Totem poles -- Tlingit  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); New York Zoological Society photographs of Tlingit totem pole and house, catalog #, NMAI.AC.204; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.204
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-204
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Winter and Pond postcards from Alaska

Photographer:
Winter and Pond  Search this
Extent:
13 Photographs
0.04 Linear feet
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
circa 1893-1910
Summary:
This collection contains 13 photographic postcards (and 5 copy negatives) depicting Tlingit Native Alaskans photographed by the photo studio Winter and Pond in Alaska circa 1893-1910.
Scope and Contents:
N38033-N38037, P14809-P14816

This collection contains 13 gelatin silver photographic postcards shot by the photo studio Winter and Pond in Alaska circa 1893-1910 and 5 copy negatives created by Museum of the American Indian staff from these photographs. The photographs depict portraits of Tlingit Native Alaskans. The postcards were trimmed to a smaller size at an unknown point in time.
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Lloyd Valentine Winter (1866-1945) and Edwin Percy Pond (1872-1943) operated the Winter and Pond photography studio in Juneau, Alaska for almost 50 years from circa 1893 until 1943. Their work included documenting the Klondike Gold Rush and Tlingit Native Alaskans. Winter and Pond's business included a mail-order catalog of photographs and contributing a series of Alaskan photographs to the photography publishing company Underwood and Underwood. After the death of E. Percy Pond, Winter sold the business to Francis Harrison who kept the company open until 1956.
Related Materials:
The Alaska State Library Historical Collections holds a large Winter and Pond photography collection (call no. PCA 87).
Separated Materials:
The archival materials in this collection are part of a larger collection donated to NMAI by Mrs. Eugene F. Barnes, Jr. The objects are under catalog numbers 201533-201570.
Provenance:
Donated to the Museum of the American Indian by Mrs. Eugene F. Barnes, Jr., 1940.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Alaska  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Winter and Pond postcards from Alaska, catalog #, NMAI.AC.212; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.212
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-212
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Model of Plank House with Painted Entrance Way Painting

Creator:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Collection Creator:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 011 in x 008 in mounted on 011 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
MAR 1874
Scope and Contents:
Totem Poles Depicting Bear and Human Designs
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08500500

NAA MS 129776

OPPS NEG 45604A
Local Note:
Published: USNM AR 1889, P 306; PL 35, FIG 175; James G. Swan, Port Townsend, W. T., March 1874
Colored pencil graphite and Watercolor painting on paper mount
Place:
Washington Port Townsend
Provenance:
Swan, James Gilchrist
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 129,776, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Model of Tlingit house made by Sitka (Tlingit) Indian, signed "James G. Swan"
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms129776-ref1
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Wrangell Alaska

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
1 lantern slide
Container:
Photo-folder 6
Box 10
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 5
Scope and Contents:
View of the village of Wrangell, Alaska, with commercial buildings and harbor in center, bay and snow-capped mountains beyond.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item P10899, L00745
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref622

Fort Wrangell. Alaska

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 10
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 5
Scope and Contents:
View of Fort Wrangell with white building in center, and rocky shore and bay in foreground; snow-capped mountains in background.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item L00746
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref623

House of Tlingit Chief Shake. Wrangell. Alaska

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
1 lantern slide
Container:
Photo-folder 6
Box 10
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 5
Scope and Contents:
Two Tlingit totem poles in front of Chief Shake's house, which is of a traditional shape, but renovated with sash windows, door, and chimney, with narrow front porch and a wooded frame around door. "Man and blackfish pole to right; bear and tracks pole to left" in Wrangell, Alaska.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item P10901, L00748
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref624

Totem poles of Tlingit Indians at Wrangell

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
1 lantern slide
Container:
Photo-folder 6
Box 10
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 5
Scope and Contents:
Tlingit totem poles or Kad-a-shan Totem Poles in front of a European-style house with bay windows; the totems are built up on a stone-edged platform the width of the house with wooden stairs leading up to it; another traditional house stands to the left in Wrangell, Alaska.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item P10900, L00749
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Tlingit totem pole. Wrangell. Alaska

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 10
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 5
Scope and Contents:
View of totem pole next to wooden walkway leading up to European-style house, surrounded by trees in Wrangell, Alaska.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item L00750
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref626

Totem poles of Tlingit Indians. Wrangell. Alaska

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 10
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 5
Scope and Contents:
Man, possibly Edward S. Curtis, photographing totem poles (man and blackfish pole to right; bear and tracks pole to left) standing in front of Chief Shake's house as seen from the side; another man stands behind him; they both stand (along with a dog) on a raised wooden-edged deck in front of the house in Wrangell, Alaska.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item L00751
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref627

Tlingit Indian sealer's house Glacier Bay

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
1 lantern slide
Container:
Photo-folder 12
Box 11
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 9-14
Scope and Contents:
View of a wooden plank dwelling in a Tlingit Indian sealer's camp in Glacier Bay, Alaska, with wood piled up next to the dwelling, and a cloth covering for the doorway. An unidentified man and woman are seated in front of the hut; she is making something in a large metal pot.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item P10929, L00807
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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref659

Tlingit Indian sealing hut. Glacier bay

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 lantern slide
Container:
Box 11
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 9-14
Scope and Contents:
View of a wooden plank dwelling in a Tlingit Indian sealer's camp, in Glacier Bay, Alaska, with wood piled up next to the dwelling, and a cloth covering for the doorway. An unidentified man is standing next to the doorway; dog to the left.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item L00808
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Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref660

Tlingit Indian sealer's camp. Glacier Bay

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
1 lantern slide
Container:
Photo-folder 12
Box 11
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 9-14
Scope and Contents:
View of a Tlingit Indian sealer's camp on the shore of Glacier Bay, Alaska, showing dwellings and canoes. Drying meat(?) in background.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item P10928, L00809
See more items in:
Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref661

Tlingit Indian sealers being towed. Glacier Bay

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
1 lantern slide
Container:
Photo-folder 12
Box 11
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Date:
1899 June 9-14
Scope and Contents:
Tlingit Indian sealers being towed in a wooden canoe in Glacier Bay, Alaska, with snow-capped mountains in background; they wear white jackets and cap, and the canoe is covered with canvas.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.053, Item P10930, L00810
See more items in:
Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-053-ref662

Northwest Coast

Collection Creator:
Evelyn, Douglas E.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard
2 Stereographs
Container:
Photo-folder 4
Photo-folder 13
Photo-folder 16
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Postcards
Stereographs
Date:
1896-1904
Scope and Contents:
Postcards: 226_pht_004_001; Stereographs: P33112; P33131

This series contains 2 stereographs and 1 postcard. The images include depictions of Tlingit (Sitka) peoples engaged in a potlatch in 1904, two Tlingit (Sitka) men in a boat in Sitka Bay, and a group of Native men on horseback in Tacoma, Washington.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
The following images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity: 226_pht_010_003; 226_pht_010_004; 226_pht_012_002; P33114; P33116; P33120.
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Douglas E. Evelyn photograph and ephemera collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.226, Series 3
See more items in:
Douglas E. Evelyn photograph and ephemera collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-226-ref3

Rattle with raven and human figures

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Object Name:
Rattle with raven and human figures
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint, hide thong/babiche, sinew, shell/shells, iron nails
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
31 x 10 x 10 cm
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
9/6223
Barcode:
096223.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_104040
Additional Online Media:

Frontlet headdress representing a beaver

Culture/People:
probably Tlingit (attributed); collected from the Nisga'a (Niska)  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Frontlet headdress representing a beaver
Media/Materials:
Hide, wood, ermine skin/fur, abalone/haliotis shell, sea lion whiskers, wool cloth, eagle down, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted, sewn
Dimensions:
80 x 42 x 42 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Alaska, British Columbia; USA, Canada (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1870
Catalog Number:
9/6739
Barcode:
096739.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Nisga'a (Niska)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_104593
Additional Online Media:

Bowl/Dish

Culture/People:
Chilkat Tlingit  Search this
Possible collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl/Dish
Media/Materials:
Wood, cordage
Techniques:
Carved, bent, laced
Dimensions:
33 x 28 x 15 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1850
Catalog Number:
9/7847
Barcode:
097847.000
See related items:
Chilkat Tlingit
Food/Beverage Serving
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_105346
Additional Online Media:

Canoe paddle with wolf design

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Possible collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe paddle with wolf design
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
153.5 x 14.4 x 3.5 cm
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1910-1920
Catalog Number:
9/7850
Barcode:
097850.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_105349
Additional Online Media:

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