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MS 4106-a Report on Tres Alamos, the site located on the east bank of the San Pedro River about fifteen miles north of the town of Benson in Section 5, Township 16 South, Range 20 East, Gila and Salt River Meridien, Cochise County, Arizona

Creator:
Tuthill, Carr  Search this
Amerind Foundation  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages
27 Photographs
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Photographs
Reports
Drawings
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4106-a
Topic:
Antiquities permits  Search this
Tres Alamos -- Arizona -- Archaeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Photographs
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 4106-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4106A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4106a

Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection related to archeology

Creator:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Photographer:
Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Higley, Elmer Ellsworth  Search this
McKee, Thomas M., 1854-1939  Search this
Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)  Search this
Rowland, Wesley R.  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Artist:
Gill, Mary W.  Search this
Mullett, G. M.  Search this
Extent:
9 prints (cromolithograph)
40 prints (circa, halftone)
77 prints (circa, albumen)
84 drawings (circa 84 drawings (some mechanically produced))
1,655 prints (circa, silver gelatin)
71 copy negatives
43 copy prints
363 negatives (circa, nitrate)
7 paintings
1 print (cyanotype)
1 print (photogravure)
1 postcard (collotype)
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Huastec Indians  Search this
Piegan Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Drawings
Copy negatives
Copy prints
Negatives
Paintings
Postcards
Photographs
Place:
Tennessee -- Antiquities
Stikine River (B.C. and Alaska)
South Carolina -- Antiquities
New Mexico -- Antiquities
Huasteca Region (Mexico)
Maryland -- Antiquities
Louisiana -- Antiquities
Alabama -- Antiquities
Arizona -- Antiquities
Colorado -- Antiquities
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park (Ill.)
Florida -- Antiquities
Mexico -- Antiquities
Hovenweep National Monument (Utah and Colo.)
Utah -- Antiquities
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Navajo National Monument
Casa Grande (Ariz.)
Date:
circa 1890-1928
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs and drawings mostly relating to archeological subjects, collected and arranged by Jesse Walter Fewkes for his reference. Subjects include burial mounds, excavations, drawn maps, as well as urns, implements, idols, pottery, and other artifacts found in excavations, and Hopi, Zuni, and Piegan ceremonies and dances. Many of the photographs and drawings were probably made by Fewkes. Publication information is noted on some. The collection also includes newspaper clippings and correspondence.

Photographs were taken in Alabama, Arizona (including Casa Grande, Elden Pueblo, Navajo National Monument, and Wupatki National Monument), Colorado (including Mesa Verde and Montezuma Valley), Florida (including Weeden Island), Illinois (Cahokia Mound), Louisiana, Maryland, Mexico (including La Huasteca Region), Mississippi Valley, New Mexico (including Chaco Canyon, Hawikuh, and Mimbres Valley), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (including Hill Canyon, McElmo Canyon, and McLean Basin Ruins), Hovenweep National Monument, the West Indies (including Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo, and Cuba), and West Virginia.
Biographical/Historical note:
Jesse Walter Fewkes (1850-1930) was a naturalist, anthropologist, and archeologist, and chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1918 to his death in 1928. Fewkes received a Ph.D. in marine zoology from Harvard in 1877, and acted as curator of lower invertebrates at the Museum of Comparative Zoology until 1887. While on a collecting trip in the western United States, he developed an interest in the culture and history of the Pueblo Indians. In 1891, Fewkes became director of the Hemenway Southwestern Archeological Expedition and editor of the Journal of American Archeology and Ethnology, studying and recording Hopi ceremonials. In 1895, he embarked on various archeological explorations for the Bureau of American Ethnology, excavating ruins in the Southwest, the West Indies, and Florida. He was appointed chief of the Bureau in 1918, and played an important role in the creation of Hovenweep National Monument in Colorado and Wupatki National Monument in Arizona.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4321
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the Jesse Walter Fewkes Papers (MS 4408), his photographs of excavations in Mesa Verde (Photo Lot 30), his negatives (Photo Lot 86), and other manuscript collections by and related to Fewkes' ethnological research and archeology and his work with the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Correspondence from Fewkes held in the National Anthropological Archives in the George L. Beam papers (MS 4517), the Henry Bascom Collins, Jr. papers, the Anthropological Society of Washington records (MS 4821), the Herbert William Krieger papers, the J.C. Pilling papers, the Walter Hough Papers (in the records of the Department of Anthropology), and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
The Department of Anthropology collections holds several accessions of artifacts collected by Fewkes, including USNM ACC 048761 (relating to Casa Grande excavations) and USNM ACC 050765 (relating to Mesa Verde excavations).
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
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Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection related to archeology circa 1890-1928
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Burial  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4321, Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection related to archeology, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4321
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4321

Snake River Irrigation Project Photograph Album

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Place:
Snake River
Arizona
Date:
1912
Scope and Contents note:
A photograph album documenting an irrigation project on the Snake River in Arizona, precise location unknown. The images depict a dam, construction camp, excavation, ferries, cranes, pumping stations, canals and personnel.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Provenance:
Collection purchased at Waddington's.,189 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Irrigation  Search this
Canals  Search this
Pumping machinery  Search this
Citation:
Snake River Irrigation Project Photograph Album, 1912, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1031
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1031

Photographs of Double Adobe site mammoth head and stones

Names:
Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954  Search this
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992  Search this
Extent:
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Arizona -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1926
Scope and Contents note:
Images of excavated mammoth head and Double Adobe site where milling stones were found twelve feet below the surface. The photographs were probably collected by Neil Merton Judd, whose handwritten notes are on the versos.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Double Adobe Site is an archaeological site in the Whitewater Draw area of southern Arizona. In October 1926, Byron Cummings led four University of Arizona students, including Emil Haury, in excavating the site after a mammoth skull was found by picnicking schoolchildren. Below the skull, the archeologists found milling and handstones as well as the bones of Pleistocene species of bison and horse.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-12
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Reports and correspondence by Cummings can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 3379, MS 3332, Neil Merton Judd's papers, the Cooperative Ethnological Investigations file (1928-1935), and the Bureau of American Ethnology General Correspondence.
The Arizona Historical Society holds the Byron Cummings papers, 1861-1954 (MS 200) and photograph collection (PC 29).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Mammoths  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-12, Photographs of Double Adobe site mammoth head and stones, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-12
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-12

Frank Maryl Setzler photographs

Creator:
Setzler, Frank M. (Frank Maryl), 1902-1975  Search this
Names:
United States De Soto Expedition Commission  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Extent:
1,889 Prints (silver gelatin)
169 Slides (35mm)
1,204 Negatives (nitrate)
290 lantern slides
12 Negatives (acetate)
Culture:
Aboriginal Australians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Slides
Negatives
Lantern slides
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico)
Xochicalco Site (Mexico)
Texas -- Antiquities
Groote Eylandt (N.T.)
Ohio -- Antiquities
Palenque Site (Mexico)
Uxmal Site (Mexico)
West Virginia -- Antiquities
Arizona -- Antiquities
Arkansas -- Antiquities
Louisiana -- Antiquities
Kentucky -- Antiquities
Georgia -- Antiquities
Virginia -- Antiquities
Gunbalanya (N.T.)
Cuzco (Peru)
Yirrkala (N.T.)
Date:
1929-1957
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs relating to or made during Setzler's archaeological work. Images depict surveys and excavations, artifacts and burials, archaeological crew members, and other individuals. They document work in Ohio (including the original Hopewell site on Paint Creek, Turner site, Newark site, High Bank Works, Tremper Mound, Seip Mound, Turner Group, Miamisburg Mound, Serpent Mound, and the Madisonville site), Wisconsin (including the Schwert group, Nicholls mound, and Trempealeau group), Louisiana (including the Marksville works and sites at Saline Point, Johnson place, and West Carroll, Madison, and Union parishes), Arkansas (including the Foster Place site). Some photographs portray the excavation of an Indian canoe on Cumberland Island in Georgia, and a body found in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. Photographs of views in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida relate to the work of the De Soto Commission. Photographs from the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition largely relate to Yirrkala, Milingimbi, Oenpelli (Gunbalanya), and Groote Eylandt, and include travel scenes, dances, and the preparation of face masks and bark for drawing. Some lantern slides are associated with a lecture at the Smithsonian Institution, while others depict Latin American ruins and artifacts from Jalapa, Palenque, Uxmal, Chichén Ítza, Xochicalco, and Cuzco that once belonged to William Henry Holmes.

Setzler annotated many of the negative enclosures with image information. Photocopies of the enclosures are available in the collection, as well as one box of empty original enclosures. Also in the collection is an index card bibliography on Australia, and an index card catalog of individuals from Groote Eylandt.
Biographical/Historical note:
Frank Maryl Setzler (1902-1975) was an archaeologist with the United States National Museum who served as Head Curator in the Department of Anthropology from 1937 until his retirement in 1960. Setzler specialized in the archeology of the midwestern states, especially the Hopewell mounds, and was also interested in the southeastern states. During his career, he conducted fieldwork throughout the United States, and in 1948 was the deputy leader for the Australian-American Arnhem Land Expedition sponsored by the Smithsonian, the National Geographic Society, and the Australian government.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 36
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Frank Maryl Setzler papers.
Artifacts collected during the Arnhem Land expedition are held in the collections of the Department of Anthropology in accession 178294.
The National Geographic Society holds motion picture film from the Arnhem Land Expedition.
The National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection holds some of Setzler's papers relating to the Arnhem Land Expedition (Frank Maryl Setzler - Records, 1948-1973, MS 5230).
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in special storage and require advance notice to view.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Lantern slides
Citation:
Photo Lot 36, Frank Maryl Setzler photographs, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.36
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-36

Manuscripts, Bibliography, and Photographs

Creator:
Cook, O. F. (Orator Fuller), 1867-1949  Search this
Author:
Archer, William Andrew  Search this
Photographer:
Waite, C. B.  Search this
Extent:
57 Pages
71 Photographs
Culture:
Pima Indians  Search this
Hohokam  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Photographs
Place:
Arizona
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes "Pima Baskets with Labyrinth Designs," with apparently related shorter manuscripts, bibliographic data, and photographs of Casa Grande and baskets, some in use. Also includes W. Andrew Archer's "Bibliography of O.F. Cook," June 15, 1950. In addition, photographs of artifacts, most anthropomorphic; a Hohokam pottery collection from southern Arizona; and photographs of mummies and Mexican antiquities by C.B. Waite.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7137
Other Title:
Pima Baskets with Labyrinth Designs
Bibliography of O.F. Cook
Topic:
Basket making -- Pima  Search this
Archeology -- Arizona  Search this
Archeology -- Mexico  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Manuscript 7137, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7137
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7137

Photographs relating to American Indian dwellings and archeology

Publisher:
McAllister, T. H.  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative
10 lantern slides
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Filipinos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
glass negatives
lantern slides
Place:
Arizona -- Antiquities
Colorado -- Antiquities
Date:
circa early 20th century
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs relating to various American Indian tribes and archeological sites in the American Southwest. The lantern slides in the collection appear to have been collected from multiple sources, and include a grouping that largely depicts dwellings (possibly collected by W. C. Peekhaus), another set focused on archeologiy and portraits of American Indians, a hand-colored Besseler slide of an American Indian bust wearing a headress, and a negative and positive transparency depicting Philippine people outside of a dwelling, possibly at the St. Louis exposition in 1904.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4995
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Photographs relating to American Indian dwellings and archeology, circa early 20th century
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Citation:
Manuscript 4995, Photographs relating to American Indian dwellings and archeology, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4995
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4995

Jesse Walter Fewkes ground plan and map relating to Betatakin

Creator:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Extent:
1 groundplan (drawn and printed)
1 printed sketch map
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Printed sketch map
Photographs
Place:
Arizona -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents note:
Sketched groundplan and map relating to Betatakin. The groundplan depicts Batatakin from above, while the map depicts the general area in Arizona.
Biographical/Historical note:
Jesse Walter Fewkes (1850-1930) was a naturalist, anthropologist, and archeologist who served as chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1918 to his death in 1928. Fewkes received a Ph.D. in marine zoology from Harvard in 1877, and was curator of lower invertebrates at the Museum of Comparative Zoology until 1887. However he became deeply interested in the culture and history of the Pueblo Indians while on a collecting trip in the western United States. In 1891, Fewkes became director of the Hemenway Southwestern Archeological Expedition and editor of the Journal of American Archeology and Ethnology. In 1895 he embarked on various archeological explorations for the Bureau of American Ethnology, during which he conducted excavations in the Southwest, the West Indies, and Florida. During the summers of 1908-1909, 1915-1916, and 1918-1922, Fewkes worked almost exclusively on excavations and repair of ruins in Mesa Verde National Park.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-43B
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives also holds Fewkesʹs field notes (MS 4408).
Additional Fewkes photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4321, Photo Lot 1, Photo Lot 30, and Photo Lot 86 (his negatives).
Correspondence from Fewkes held in the National Anthropological Archives in the George L. Beam papers (MS 4517), the Henry Bascom Collins, Jr. papers, the Anthropological Society of Washington records (MS 4821), the Herbert William Krieger papers, the J.C. Pilling papers, the Walter Hough Papers (in the records of the Department of Anthropology), and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 73-43B, Jesse Walter Fewkes ground plan and map relating to Betatakin, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-43B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-43b

Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection donated by E. Kenneth Stabler

Collector:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Stabler, E. Kenneth  Search this
Photographer:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Waite, C. B. (Charles Betts), 1861-1927  Search this
Donor:
Stabler, E. Kenneth  Search this
Extent:
140 lantern slides
1 drawing
29 prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
1 color lithograph
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Drawings
Prints
Color lithographs
Lantern slides
Photographs
Drawings
Maps
Place:
China -- Antiquities
Egypt -- Antiquities
Colorado -- Antiquities
San Juan (P.R.)
Easter Island -- Antiquities
Arizona -- Antiquities
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs originally made or collected by Jesse Walter Fewkes, the bulk of which relate to the American Southwest, including images of Southwest Indians, archeological sites and artifacts, and landscapes. The collection also includes some images of the West Indies and Mexico, coral islands and atoll formation, and archeological sites in Egypt, China, and other "Old World" regions. There are also photographs of artifacts now in the Department of Anthropology collections, including a broken ladle (ANTHRO CAT 155,771) and cooking pot (ANTHRO CAT 315, 806) from Sityatki and a stone axe from Awatobi (ANTHRO CAT 156,062). Lantern slides, which make up the bulk of the collection, were mostly made from photographs, drawings, and maps, probably for use in Fewkes's lectures. Some photographs may have been made by Fewkes, but most appear to be by other photographers, including C. B. Waite.
Biographical/Historical note:
Jesse Walter Fewkes (1850‐1930) was a naturalist, anthropologist, and archeologist who served as chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1918 to his death in 1928. Fewkes received a Ph.D. in marine zoology from Harvard in 1877, and was curator of lower invertebrates at the Museum of Comparative Zoology until 1887. He became deeply interested in the culture and history of the Pueblo Indians while on a collecting trip in the western United States. In 1891, he served as director of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition and editor of the Journal of American Archeology and Ethnology. In 1895 he embarked on various archeological explorations for the Bureau of American Ethnology, during which he conducted excavations in the Southwest, the West Indies, and Florida.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 1
Varying Form of Title:
E. Kenneth Stabler collection of J. W. Fewkes photographs
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives also holds Fewkes's field notes (MS 4408).
Additional Fewkes photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4321, Photo Lot 30, and Photo Lot 86 (his negatives).
Correspondence from Fewkes held in the National Anthropological Archives in the George L. Beam papers (MS 4517), the Henry Bascom Collins, Jr. papers, the Anthropological Society of Washington records (MS 4821), the Herbert William Krieger papers, the J.C. Pilling papers, the Walter Hough Papers (in the records of the Department of Anthropology), and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
See others in:
Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection donated by E. Kenneth Stabler n.d.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Drawings
Maps
Citation:
Photo Lot 1, Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection donated by E. Kenneth Stabler, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.1
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-1

Kaibab Forest, Arizona, (painting)

Painter:
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel 1853-1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc New York New York
Date:
1880
Topic:
Landscape--Arizona  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Landscape--Time--Night  Search this
Landscape--Forest  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80042588
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_176107

The Sinagua; a summary of the archaeology of the region of Flagstaff, Arizona

Author:
Colton, Harold Sellers 1881-1970-  Search this
Physical description:
328 p. illus., maps, plans. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Arizona
Date:
1946
Topic:
Sinagua culture  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E99.S547 C65 1946
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_796221

Plateau journal

Title:
Plateau
Author:
Museum of Northern Arizona  Search this
Grand Canyon Association  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Colorado Plateau
Date:
1997
C1997-
Topic:
History  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_787264

Sally V. Cooke photograph collection of Southwest Indians and scenery

Collector:
Cooke, Sally V.  Search this
Names:
Adamson, Glenn  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Photographer:
Steinberg, G.  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Extent:
24 copy prints
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Copy prints
Place:
New Mexico -- Antiquities
Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)
Petrified Forest National Park (Ariz.)
Fort Apache (Ariz.)
Zuni (N.M.)
Acoma (N.M.)
Date:
circa 1875-1900
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting pueblos, dances, cliff dwellings, pottery, weaving, rock art, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and other scenes in and around the pueblos in New Mexico and Arizona. Locations depicted include Moqui Pueblo, Acoma Pueblo, Zuni Pueblo, Fort Apache, and the Wood Yard in Arizona's Petrified Forest. The collection also includes one image of inscriptions on Pawnee Rock in Kansas, 1878. Most photographs in the collection were made by George Ben Wittick, with some by G. Steinberg of Juarez, Mexico.
Biographical/Historical note:
G. Ben Wittick (1845-1903) was official photographer for the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and operated studios in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Gallup, and Fort Wingate. The first to photograph the Hopi Snake Dance, his photographs mostly documented Southwest scenery and Navajo, Hopi and Zuni Indians.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-19
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1989.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Wittick photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4638, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 37, Photo Lot 59, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, Herbert William Krieger's papers, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Dances  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-19, Sally V. Cooke photograph collection of Southwest Indians and scenery, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-19
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-19

John Wetherill lantern slides

Photographer:
Wetherill, John  Search this
Extent:
42 lantern slides
Culture:
Pueblo Indians -- Antiquities & archaeological sites -- Colorado  Search this
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Ute  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
lantern slides
Lantern slides
Place:
Cliff Palace (Mesa Verde, Colorado) -- archeology
Colorado -- Antiquities
Date:
1892
Summary:
This collection contains glass lantern slides shot by rancher and explorer John Wetherill (1866-1944). The photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites in southwestern U.S., as well as photos of Diné (Navajo) and Ute men and women.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 42 glass lantern slides that were shot by John Wetherill (1866-1944) circa 1892. The bulk of the photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites at Mesa Verde and Hovenweep in southwest Colorado. Wetherill may have been escorting the H. Jay Smith Exploring Company around the region as they collected objects for a Mesa Verde exhibit at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

The glass lantern slides depict cliff dwellings in a state of pre-archaeological preservation including the sites of Cliff Palace, Spruce Tree House, Square Tower House, Kodak House, Sandal House, and Spring House at Mesa Verde; and Square Tower at Hovenweep. The photographs also depict Oraibi Hopi Village, Montezuma Castle, and Casa Grande Ruins sites in Arizona.

A few photographs depict Ute and Diné (Navajo) men and women. One photograph of note depicts an outdoor group portrait photographed at a Ute wedding in Mancos, Colorado. The individuals depicted include George Bowles (Harvard student), Mancos Jim (Ute) and his wife, Herbert L. Cowing (1877-1956), Elmer Coston, Benjamin Kite Wetherill (1832-1898), and Richard Wetherill (1858-1910).

Several photographs in this collection also depict objects such as pottery, yucca baskets, stone axes, manos, and metates alongside Ancestral Puebloan human remains. These photographs are restricted.

John Wetherill is listed as the photographer, however, his brother Richard Wetherill (1858-1910) may have shot some of the photographs as well. The lantern slides feature handwritten labels that describe the photographs and were probably written by a Museum of the American Indian employee. Additionally, "Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation, Broadway at 155th ST. N. Y. City" is printed on the back of the masking paper, which indicates that the lantern slides were most likely assembled by MAI staff.

Some lantern slides may be the reverse or mirror images of the actual scenes.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in photo number order.
Biographical / Historical:
John Wetherill (1866-1944) was a cattle rancher, explorer, and amateur archaeologist in Colorado. Born in Kansas in 1866 to Benjamin Kite Wetherill and Marion Tompkins Wetherill, the family moved to Mancos in southwestern Colorado in 1879. In December 1888, Richard Wetherill (John's older brother) and Charles Mason (brother-in-law), were credited with having discovered Cliff Palace, Spruce Tree House, and Square Tower House sites at Mesa Verde, although the cliff dwellings were already known to some Native Puebloan communities in the southwest at the time. Additionally, several non-Native explorers had visited other Ancestral Puebloan sites in the region prior to the Wetherills' discoveries including Mexican-Spanish missionaries Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante in 1776; prospector John Moss in 1873; and photographer William Henry Jackson for the Hayden U.S. Geological Survey in 1874.

After the discovery, Richard and his brothers John, Clayton, Winslow, and Benjamin continued exploring and found other Ancestral Puebloan sites in the region. In 1891, the Wetherill brothers worked with amateur Swedish archaeologist Gustaf Nordenskiöld excavating Cliff House. Nordenskiöld taught them the basics tenants of archaeological excavation and trained them to keep detailed provenance records and to label objects.

From 1888-1893, the Wetherills collected more objects from Mesa Verde and eventually sold many of their collections, including a large collection to the Colorado State Historical Society (History Colorado). By 1900 John Wetherill moved to New Mexico and then Utah with his wife Louise Wade Wetherill. John continued serving as a guide and trained archaeologists and anthropologists in the region. He died in 1944.

Agnes Cowing (1880-1965), the collector of the glass lantern slides, was a librarian in New York. She most likely obtained them from her brother Herbert L. Cowing (1877-1956) or her sister Julia R. Cowing (b. 1857) who were both friends of the Wetherill family and visited the Wetherill Ranch in Mancos, Colorado in the 1890s.
Related Materials:
History Colorado in Denver, Colo. holds a John and Richard Wetherill photographs collection (2000.129), a Richard Wetherill manuscripts collection (Mini-MSS #3035), and a large collection of objects collected by the Wetherills. The Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives holds a collection of photographs collected by H. Jay Smith (NAA MS 2420).
Provenance:
Donated to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation by Agnes Cowing in 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 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.
Some images restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Antiquities & archaeological sites -- Colorado  Search this
Indians of North America -- Colorado  Search this
cliff dwellings -- Colorado -- Mesa Verde National Park  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Wetherill lantern slides, Box and Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.106
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John Wetherill lantern slides
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-106
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Barbara Blackmun Collection

Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Names:
Erediauwa, King of Benin, 1923-2016  Search this
Extent:
1,469 color slides
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Ife (Nigeria)
Africa
Benin
Date:
circa 1969-1994
Summary:
The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in Nigeria from circa 1964-1994, and focus on ancestral altars; artists; art objects in museums, including bronze plaques and carved ivory tusks; ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, Olokun, title-taking, and Blackmun's initation ceremonies; and people, including Oba Erediauwa and chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide; and street and landscape scenes in Benin City, Ife, Lagos, Ishiago, and Mbarri, Owerri, Owo, among other locations in Nigeria.
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in circa 1969 to 1994, and focus on African art objects, prominent people, especially chiefs, festivals and ceremonies, and landscape and street scenes in Nigeria, including Benin City, Ife, Ishiago, Jeronimos, Lagos, Mbari, Oshagbe, Owerri, Owo, Oyo, and Udu.

Many of the images are of art objects in museums, particularly in the Jos Museum, the Owo Museum, the Benin Museum, the Lagos Museum, the Ife Palace Museum, and the University of Ife Museum. The objects include altar stands, armlets, bells, bowls, boxes, bracelets, figures, Oko (flutes), ivory gongs, Ikengobos, masks, motif drawings, pendants, plaques, regalia, salt cellars, staffs, stools, and carved ivory tusks.

People depicted include the Oba Erediauwa, and the chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide. The collection also documents ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, and Olokun ceremonies as well as Ineh Isienmwenro's title-taking, and Blackmun's initation.
Arrangement:
Arranged into 4 series:

Series 1: Museum Objects (747 slides), 1979-1994

Series 2: Ceremonies (227 slides), circa 1969-1994

Series 3: People (354 slides), circa 1969-1994

Series 4: Landscape and Street Scenes (141 slides), circa 1969-1994
Biographical / Historical:
African art historian Barbara Winston Blackmun (1928-) is a specialist in Nigerian antiquities, particularly Nok terracottas, the bronzes of Ile Ife, and the bronzes and ivories of the Kingdom of Benin in Nigeria. She earned her BFA at UCLA (1949), MA at Arizona State University (1971), and Doctor of Philosophy in Art History at UCLA (1984).

Over her career, Blackmun's research has included fieldwork in Malawi (1964-1969) and research of Ife antiquities with Frank Willett (1978-79) and various collections on Benin antiquities in the U.K., U.S., Europe, and Africa (1980-present). Recipient of a Fulbright (1981-1982) and a National Endowment for the Humanities grant (1994), she conducted field work at the Oba's court in Benin City, Nigeria. Additionally, she has published numerous exhibition catalogs and articles in journals such as African Arts.

Blackmun taught art history at the Malawi Polytechnic College, Blantyre, (1965—1969), San Diego Mesa College (at which she is Professor Emeritus) (1971—2010), University of California, San Diego (1987, 2008, 2004), and UCLA (1987, 2000), among other places. She also curated and acted as a curatorial consultant of African art collections at numerous institutions, including Mesa College, the San Diego Museum of Art (2010), Chicago Field Museum (1990—1993), Chicago Art Institute (1994, 2006—2008), Detroit Institute of Art (2002—2010), Museum fuer Voelkerkunde, Vienna (2003—2008), and the Ethnologisches Museum, Berlin (2003—2008).

Her committee work includes serving as National Program Director for the African American Institute, Malawi (1968—1969), a member of the Education Council, Contemporary Arts Committee, San Diego Museum of Art (1975—1978), a board member of the San Diego Mesa College Foundation (1983-) and the African and African-American Studies Research Center, University of California, San Diego, and Chair of the African Arts Council, San Diego Museum of Art.
Provenance:
Donated by Monica Blackmun Visona, 2016.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Altars  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012
See more items in:
Barbara Blackmun Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2016-012
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MS 4695 Minor Archaeological Papers by W. H. Holmes

Creator:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Extent:
24 Items (Approximately papers Approximately 24 papers)
260 Items (Approximately pages Approximately 260 pages)
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1872-1920 assembled May 7th, 1932."
Scope and Contents:
The Story of the Human Race. Notes for Lecture. 1916. (Sketches Nos. I and IX Missing) 2. Bearing of Archeological Evidence on the Place of Origin and on the Question of the Unity or Plurality of the American Race. 1912. 3. Art in Stone. Lithic Art in History. 4. Stone Age Among Eastern and Northern Tribes. 5. The Place of Archeology in Human History. 1915. 6. American Archeology. Prepared for the International Cyclopedia. 1913. 7. Dr. Holmesʹ Letter to Colonel Sherrill, April 29, 1925 concerning erection of bronze copy of the Piney Branch Quarry group. One illustration. 8. The Great Lesson of the Quarry Shops. 9. The End of Paleolithic Man in America, 1889-1894.
10. America and the Far East. 11. Paper on trans-oceanic contacts. (First six pages of this article missing.) 12. The American Man and his Culture. 13. Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities. Preface and table of Contents. (Volume left unfinished with Mr. Judd, Bulletin 60, pt. 2)
14. Report to Dr. Langley suggesting archeological explorations. 1904. 15. The Story of our Local Aborigines, Historic and Prehistoric. (Lecture for museum course, 1918-19.) 16. Sites of Aboriginal Occupation. (Local) 17. On the Race History and Facial Characteristics of the Aboriginal Americans. (Taken from Art and Archeology, and incomplete.) 18. An Adventure with the Indians. 1875. 19. Letter of W. H. Jackson to W. H. Holmes, Fort Defiance, Arizona Territory, April 27, 1877. Re issue of cattle to the Navajo Indians and other matters. -- Miscellaneous scraps.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4695
Local Note:
Photographs filed separately; see separate catalog entry under Photos, 4695 (part).
Topic:
Archeology  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Art  Search this
Archeology -- quarries  Search this
Early man in America  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
District of Columbia -- Piney Branch Quarry -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4695, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4695
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4695

Photograph collection of Navajo archeological sites

Creator:
Correll, J. Lee  Search this
Photographer:
Bell, Loren  Search this
Brugge, David M.  Search this
De Harport, David  Search this
Fowler, Don D.  Search this
Gedekoh, Clifford  Search this
Kurtz, Ronald Joseph  Search this
Link, Martin A.  Search this
Van Valkenburgh, Richard F.  Search this
Whitegoat, Willie  Search this
Wilmeth, Roscoe  Search this
Yazzie, Maxwell  Search this
Extent:
160 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Navajo Indian Reservation -- Antiquities
Date:
1952-1962
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting archeologists and Navajo archeological structures in and around the Navajo reservation. The photographs were made by various photographers including Don Fowler, David Brugge, and Richard Van Valkenburgh, and one photograph each by Maxwell Yazzie and Loren Bell.
Biographical/Historical note:
These photographs were made during reconnaissance in connection with Navajo land claim, Docket 229, before the Indian Claims Commission.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 74-8
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 74-8, Photograph collection of Navajo archeological sites, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-8
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74-8

The Hogan Well Project : archaeological excavations at early Mogollon and late Anasazi sites in the Puerco River Valley, Arizona / prepared by Douglas D. Dykeman ; with contributions by Jack B. Bertram ... [et al.]

Author:
Dykeman, Douglas D  Search this
Bertram, Jack B  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 344, [170] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Arizona
Puerco River Valley (N.M. and Ariz.)
Date:
1995
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E78.A7 D94 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_796286

Western Apache material culture : the Goodwin and Guenther collections / Alan Ferg, editor ; with contributions by William B. Kessel ... [et al.] ; photographs by Helga Teiwes ; index by Madelyn Cook

Author:
Ferg, Alan  Search this
Kessel, William B  Search this
Arizona State Museum  Search this
Subject:
Goodwin, Grenville 1907-1940 Ethnological collections  Search this
Guenther, Edgar Ethnological collections  Search this
Guenther, Minnie Ethnological collections  Search this
Arizona State Museum Ethnological collections  Search this
Physical description:
x, 221 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1996
1996, c1987
Topic:
Antiquities--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
E99.A6 W425 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_775231

Thirty years into yesterday : a history of archaeology at Grasshopper Pueblo / Jefferson Reid and Stephanie Whittlesey

Author:
Reid, J. Jefferson  Search this
Whittlesey, Stephanie Michelle  Search this
Subject:
University of Arizona Archaeological Field School History  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 266 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Arizona
Fort Apache Indian Reservation
Grasshopper Pueblo (Ariz.)
Fort Apache Indian Reservation (Ariz.)
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Mogollon culture  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)--History  Search this
Processual archaeology  Search this
Archaeology--Fieldwork  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_778673

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