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Souvenir of the Harriman Alaska Expedition, May-August, 1899, volume 1, New York to Cook Inlet

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Collection name:
Harriman Alaska Expedition collection, 1899-1900 : series 1, photographs
Physical Description:
1 photograph album
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
United States
Yakutat
Alaska
Idaho
Wrangell
Glacier Bay
Sitka
Date Range:
1899
Start Date:
18990500
End Date:
18990800
Abstract:
Volume 2 of a black-and-white photograph album of images created during the Harriman Alaska Expedition. Images in this volume are from May to August 1899. Images depict expedition members, local inhabitants, glaciers, bays, plants, birds, and other natural scenes. Localities include Shoshone Falls, ID; Wrangell, AK; Yakutat, AK; Glacier Bay, Sitka, and many others. [127] pages.
Topic:
Botany
Ornithology
Accession #:
SIA RU007243
Access Information:
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Harriman Alaska Expedition collection, 1899-1900 : series 1, photographs
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Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
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Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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Souvenir of the Harriman Alaska Expedition, May-August, 1899, volume 2, Cook Inlet to Bering Strait and the return voyage

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Collection name:
Harriman Alaska Expedition collection, 1899-1900 : series 1, photographs
Physical Description:
1 photograph album
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
United States
Cook Inlet
Alaska
Kodiak
Bering Sea
Date Range:
1899
Start Date:
18990500
End Date:
18990800
Abstract:
Volume 1 of a black-and-white photograph album of images created during the Harriman Alaska Expedition. Images in this volume are from May to August 1899. Images depict expedition members, local inhabitants, villages, glaciers, bays, plants, a bear, sea lions, and other natural scenes. Localities include Cook Inlet, Kadiak [Kodiak], Bering Sea, Hall Island, and many others. Pages 127 to 217.
Topic:
Botany
Mammalogy
Accession #:
SIA RU007243
Access Information:
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Harriman Alaska Expedition collection, 1899-1900 : series 1, photographs
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Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
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Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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The Russian Church at Sitka 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Sitka (Alaska)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F2_Harriman18 [SPI_1579]
Summary:
Photo of the interior of an old Russian church in Sitka, Alaska. The interior is still decorated, including garlands strung between the columns. Page 59 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Arts
Church buildings
Interior decoration
Religion
Scientific expeditions
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3690]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Yakutats 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Harriman, Edward Henry 1848-1909
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Yakutat Bay (Alaska)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F2_Harriman21 [SPI_1591]
Summary:
Two photos of Yakutats (Tlingits). The photo on the top right features three Yakutats with two canoes pulled alongside a larger boat. The photo on the bottom left features two men, each in his own canoe. Page 79 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Arts
Botanists
Botany
Canoes and canoeing
Discoveries in science
Geologists
Geology
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Portraits
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
Transportation
United States--History
Zoologists
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3710]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Wrangell 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Shoshone Falls (Idaho)
Siberia (Russia)
Wrangell (Alaska)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F1_Harriman6 [SPI_1543]
Summary:
Photo of the town of Wrangell in Alaska. Page 18 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Arts
Botany
Discoveries in science
Geologists
Geology
Landscapes
Nature and society
Photography
Scientific expeditions
United States--History
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3649]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Seal skins drying at seal hunters' camp, south shore Yakutat Bay, Alaska June 1899

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Creator:
ANONYMOUS
Subject:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
1 4 1/2x6 1/4 in photograph
Culture:
Tlingit Indians
Indians of North America Northwest Coast of North America
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Alaska
Yakutat Bay
Date:
1899
June 1899
Summary:
Bark-covered huts.
Cite as:
Negative 43547 E, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
OPPS NEG 43547 E
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Old Museum--Sitka 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Harriman, Edward Henry 1848-1909
Subject:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Sitka (Alaska)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F2_Harriman19 [SPI_1584]
Summary:
Photo of the exterior of an old museum in Sitka, Alaska. The upper portion of the exterior is decorated with Tlingit art. Page 60 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Architecture
Arts
Community life
Museums
Scientific surveys
United States--History
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3691]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Bear 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Harriman, Edward Henry 1848-1909
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F5_Harriman25 [SPI_1611]
Summary:
Photo of a dead bear lying on the ground. Page 137 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Bears
Botany
Discoveries in science
Geologists
Geology
Hunting
Mammals
Nature and society
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
United States--History
Zoologists
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3770]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Shoshone Falls 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Harriman, Edward Henry 1848-1909
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Shoshone Falls (Idaho)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F1_Harriman1 [SPI_1522]
Summary:
Photo of Shoshone Falls. Page 4 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Arts
Botany
Discoveries in science
Geologists
Geology
Landscape photography
Landscapes
Nature and society
Photography
Scientific expeditions
United States--History
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3635]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Aleutian Baskets 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Aleutian Islands (Alaska)
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F6_Harriman38 [SPI_1637]
Summary:
Photo of Aleutian baskets against cloth backdrop. Page 188 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Arts
Community life
Discoveries in science
Scientific expeditions
Still lifes
United States--History
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3821]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Fire Drill 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F3_Harriman24 [SPI_1610]
Summary:
Photo of a fire drill. Men and women are gathered on the top deck of a boat--most likely the George W. Elder. Page 86 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Botanists
Botany
Discoveries in science
Geologists
Geology
Industries
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Scientific expeditions
Ships
Taxidermists
Transportation
United States--History
Zoologists
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3717]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Deserted Village 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F7_Harriman40 [SPI_1639]
Summary:
Photo of a deserted village along a beach with houses and totem poles still standing. Page 204 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Anthropology
Arts
Botany
Community life
Discoveries in science
Geologists
Geology
Landscapes
Nature and society
Scientific expeditions
Totem poles
United States--History
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3837]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Disputed Boundary 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
United States
Great Britain
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F1_Harriman10 [SPI_1551]
Summary:
Photo of the Disputed Boundary in Alaska. Two tattered flags fly next to each other: one British and one American. Page 26 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Botany
Discoveries in science
Flags
Geology
Nature and society
Scientific expeditions
United States--History
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3657]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Eskimo Village--Plover Bay 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Plover Bay (Siberia)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F6_Harriman31 [SPI_1621]
Summary:
Photo of an Eskimo Village on Plover Bay. Pictured are several huts, with mountains in the background. Page 161 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Botany
Community life
Discoveries in science
Eskimos
Geologists
Geology
Nature and society
Scientific expeditions
Sealers (Persons)
United States--History
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3794]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

A Doubtful Bargain 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F6_Harriman33 [SPI_1626]
Summary:
Photo of A Doubtful Bargain. Several men are gathered outside an Eskimo hut. Included in this picture are Nelson, Doran, Morris, and [Daniel] Elliot. Page 166 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Biology
Botanists
Discoveries in science
Botany
Geologists
Geology
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
United States--History
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3799]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Reid Inlet--Glacier Bay 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Glacier Bay (Alaska)
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (Alaska)
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F2_Harriman13 [SPI_1558]
Summary:
Photo of Reid Inlet in Glacier Bay, Alaska. A group of men are getting into a boat on the edge of the water. Page 41 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Arts
Botanists
Botany
Discoveries in science
Geologists
Geology
Landscape photography
Landscapes
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Photography
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
United States--History
Zoologists
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3672]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Eskimo Children--Port Clarence 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Port Clarence (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F6_Harriman34 [SPI_1628]
Summary:
Photo of Eskimo children at Port Clarence, Alaska. Page 170 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Arts
Botanists
Botany
Children
Community life
Discoveries in science
Eskimos
Geologists
Geology
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Paleontology
Portraits
Portraits, Group
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
United States--History
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3803]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Ferry--Snake River 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Shoshone Falls (Idaho)
Siberia (Russia)
Snake River (Idaho)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F1_Harriman3 [SPI_1528]
Summary:
Photo of the ferry on Snake River. The ferry is full of people and a stagecoach with two horses. Page 8 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Botanists
Botany
Discoveries in science
Ferries
Geologists
Geology
Industries
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
Transportation
United States--History
Zoologists
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3639]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Eskimos, Plover Bay 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Plover Bay (Siberia)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F6_Harriman29 [SPI_1618]
Summary:
Photo of an Eskimo man and an Eskimo woman at Plover Bay. Page 158 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Arts
Botanists
Botany
Discoveries in science
Eskimos
Geologists
Geology
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Portraits
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
United States--History
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3791]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Plover Bay Eskimos 1899

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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952
Subject:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United States Bureau of Biological Survey
Washington Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.)
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Plover Bay (Siberia)
Prince William Sound (Alaska)
Siberia (Russia)
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F6_Harriman30 [SPI_1619]
Summary:
Photo of Plover Bay Eskimos. Most of the Eskimos are sitting on the ground, but one man in the center is standing and holding a child on his shoulders. Page 159 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 2. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Topic:
Animals
Arts
Botanists
Botany
Discoveries in science
Eskimos
Geologists
Geology
Nature and society
Ornithologists
Portraits
Portraits, Group
Scientific expeditions
Taxidermists
United States--History
Zoology
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3792]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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