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Victor J. Evans & Co. letter opener

Associated Institution:
Victor J. Evans & Co.  Search this
Medium:
Gold-toned metal
Dimensions:
18.4 x 1.9 cm. (7 1/4 x 3/4")
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
after 1909
Topic:
Decorative Arts  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Charlotte Hughes
Object number:
NPG.POB129
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.POB129

Victor J. Evans photograph collection of Phillipine peoples

Collector:
Evans, Victor J.  Search this
Extent:
2 prints (hand-colored or lithographs)
Culture:
Moro  Search this
Igorot (Philippine people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Lithographs
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting a Moro boy with a sheathed knife and two Igorot girls carrying spears. The collection is part of the Smithsonianʹs Victor J. Evans collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Victor Justice Evans (1865-1931) was a patent attorney in Washington, DC, and founder of the firm Victor J. Evans & Co. He was also an extensive collector of artifacts and specimens, particularly those relating to American Indians. After his death, most of the collection was donated to the Smithsonian.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 79-54, USNM ACC 113605
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Information and correespondence relating to this collection can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Department of Anthropology Subject File.
Additional photographs and artwork donated by Evans can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in NAA MS 362,107, Photo Lot 24, and Photo lot 87-2P.
Evans also donated artifacts and specimens to the Department of Anthropology in accession 13605.
Evans also donated artifacts and specimens to the Department of Anthropology in accessions 64426, 66280, 67370, 68088, 61453, 68704, 69252, 70987, and 65121.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum holds artwork designed and collected by Evans.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Lithographs
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 79-54, Victor J. Evans photograph collection of Phillipine peoples, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-54
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-79-54

Portrait of Victor J. Evans? n.d

Creator:
Clinedinst Studio  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 005 in x 007 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 01222400
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_27953

Portrait of Victor J. Evans? n.d

Creator:
Clinedinst Studio  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 01222500
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_27954

Portrait of Victor J. Evans? n.d

Creator:
Clinedinst Studio  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 007 in x 011 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 01222600
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_27955

Historical Pageant Proposed and Planned by Victor J. Evans

Artist:
Messmore and Damon, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
watercolor
Dimensions:
38 x 28 in. (96.5 x 71.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1985.66.362,051
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.362_051

J.H. Sharp--Grace Nicholson--Victor J. Evans--correspondence

Collection Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Container:
Box 400
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981
Collection Restrictions:
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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William C. Sturtevant papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2008-24-ref10740

Bag, Buckskin

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Length:
23cm
Width:
15cm
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
Not Given, Arizona / New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E357796-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8404391
Additional Online Media:

Leggings, Pair Of

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Length:
82.5cm
Width:
32cm
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Object Type:
Legging
Place:
Not Given, Arizona / New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E357901-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8404498
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Necklace

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E359179-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8405846
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Wooden Club

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E359663-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8406364
Additional Online Media:

Wooden Club

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E360466-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8407300
Additional Online Media:

Shirt, Buckskin

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Length:
68.5cm
Culture:
Apache  Search this
(Not certain)  Search this
Object Type:
Shirt
Place:
Not Given, Arizona / New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361031-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8407928
Additional Online Media:

Wooden Club

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361605-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408578

Wooden Club

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361606-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408579

Club

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361620-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408595

Tapa

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Barkcloth
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E362203-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8409179

Club

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
American Samoa (not certain), Samoa (not certain) / United States (not certain), Polynesia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E362243-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8409223

Drum Stick

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Collector:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Length:
24cm
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Object Type:
Drumstick
Place:
Not Given, Arizona / New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361838-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408844

Eleanor Lee Templeman--Alice Reading--Fannie Reading re: Robert Lee Reading--Victor J. Evans

Collection Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Container:
Box 400
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983-1985
Collection Restrictions:
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
William C. Sturtevant papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2008-24-ref10739

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