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Larz Anderson photographs of the American Southwest

Creator:
Anderson, Larz, 1866-1937 (probable photographer)  Search this
Names:
Anderson, Isabel, 1876-1948  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Extent:
31 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1904
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Larz Anderson in the Southwest, possibly on a trip to visit Matilda Coxe Stevenson, probably at Zuni Pueblo in 1904. The collection documents scenery, pueblos, American Indians, ranches, and cliff dwellings in the American Southwest, mostly New Mexico. There are also images of Larz Anderson, his wife Isabel Anderson, and friends.
Biographical/Historical note:
Larz Anderson III (1866-1937) was a wealthy American businessman and friend of BAE ethnologist Matilda Coxe Stevenson. He briefly served as US Minister to Belgium (1911-1912) and US Ambassador to Japan (1912-1913), and traveled extensively throughout the United States and abroad with his wife, Isabel Weld Perkins.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2R
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Correspondence from Anderson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Matilda Coxe Stevenson Papers (MS 4689).
Two Zuni stone fetishes, given by Matilda Coxe Stevenson to Anderson's wife, can be found in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 240140.
The Archives of American Gardens holds records and photographs relating to Anderson's estate in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 87-2R, Larz Anderson photographs of the American Southwest, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2R
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2r

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