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Thomas B. Card and Paul W. Card photographs of world travels and World War II

Creator:
Card, Thomas B.  Search this
Names:
United States. Army  Search this
Card, Paul W.  Search this
Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945  Search this
Extent:
104 Negatives (nitrate)
625 color slides (circa)
1,218 Negatives (nitrate and acetate, 35 mm)
121 copy slides (black and white)
750 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Chinese  Search this
Incas  Search this
Arabs  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Color slides
Copy slides
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Saudi Arabia
Okinawa Island (Japan)
Mexico -- Antiquities
China
Peru
West Indies
Japan
Trinidad
Venezuela
Spain
France
Italy
Date:
circa 1932-1947, 1961
Scope and Contents note:
The majority of the photographs were made by Thomas B. Card during World War II and the postwar years in Japan, South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East. He documented people, architecture, and scenery, as well as military bases and personnel in Okinawa, Japan. Additionally, there are images of Mexican archeological sites, Camp Claiborne in Louisiana (made in 1944), the 1932 Amur River flood, and Benito Mussolini's execution.

The collection also includes photographs taken by Paul W. Card in China before World War II, including images of the Yangtze River, historical architecture and art, people, shrines, and cities.
Biographical/Historical note:
Thomas B. Card was an engineer and Army officer during World War II. After completing his freshman year at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (September 1916-October 1917), he joined the signal corps in World War I, later transferrimg to become a pilot in the air service. Returning to school, he graduated from the Masssachusetts Institute of Technology in 1921 and received a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School in 1930. During World War II, he supervised the construction of bases in the Caribbean and Japan, and served as commanding officer of the 601st Engineers Base Depot on Okinawa. He was promoted to Colonel, CE, in 1945. In 1947, he led a group of engineers working on the Bechtel International Modernization Project in Saudi Arabia, as well as other post-war work in Argentina and Trinidad.

Paul W. Card, Thomas B. Card's brother, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1927 and was assigned to work in China's Yangtze River region until 1938. He spent most of his time protecting the United States Legation in Nanjing and gathered intelligence as a "naval observer."
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2000-02, NAA Photo Lot 97-43
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs made by Thomas B. Card, previously filed in Photo Lot 97-43, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 2000-02. These photographs were were made at the same time and places and form part of this collection.
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2000-02, Thomas B. Card and Paul W. Card photographs of world travels and World War II, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-02
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2000-02

Ephraim George Squier collection of negatives and photographs

Creator:
Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George), 1821-1888  Search this
Extent:
312 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
3 Photographic prints (black and white)
Culture:
Chimú (archaeological culture)  Search this
Inka (Inca) (archaeological)  Search this
Central Andes  Search this
Colonial Inka (Inca)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs
Place:
Peru -- Antiquities
Peru -- photographs
Date:
circa 1862-1868
Summary:
The Squier collection consists primarily of glass plate negatives made by Squier in the Central Andes region of Peru from 1862 to 1868 while he served as the United States Commissioner to Peru.
Scope and Contents:
The Squier collection consists primarily of glass plate negatives made by Squier in the Central Andes region of Peru from 1862 to 1868 while he served as the United States Commissioner to Peru. A few of the negatives measure 6.5 x 8.5 inches but the overwhelming majority of them are stereoscopic. Each stereoscopic negative has a notation in Squier's hand etched into the emulsion. The bulk of these Squier made in Cusco and the Cusco region and include depictions of colonial and archaeological Inka (Inca) architecture and antiquities, and Spanish architecture. The negatives he made in Lima and Lima Province, and the Trujillo, Ancash, Puno, Ayacucho, and Arequipa regions also depict Inka or Central Andres (which includes Chimú) antiquities and Inka colonial architecture. In addition, there are representations of objects, contemporary streets scenes and village scenes, and a few negatives made in Bolivia. The few prints in the collection are copy photographs made of Squier's drawings.
Arrangement note:
Negatives Arranged by negative number (N18828-N19139)

Prints Arranged by print number (P04466, P04467, P18525)
Biographical/Historical note:
Ephraim George Squier (1821-1888) was born Bethlehem, New York, and as a young man pursued several career paths until he settled on archaeology in about 1847. This interest led to the publication of the 1848 Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley, which he co-authored with Edwin H. Davis and represents the Smithsonian Institution's first official publication. His fascination with the antiquities of the Western Hemisphere encouraged him to secure political posts in Central and South America that would allow him to pursue these interests. From 1846 to 1869, Squier worked in various diplomatic positions throughout Latin America, and it was then that he undertook archaeological and ethnological field work. Originally appointed by President Lincoln, from 1862 to 1868, Squier was the United States Commissioner to Peru. His studies and travels produced another extremely popular book, Peru: Incidents of Travel and Exploration in the Land of the Incas (1877). Several of the photographs in the NMAI's collection appear as (slightly altered) illustrations in this book. Squier's papers and the original photographs from his negatives are housed at the Tulane University Library. Squier died in Brooklyn, New York, in 1888.
Related Materials:
Papers of Ephraim George Squier,1835–1872; Tulane University Library.
Provenance:
Historically, the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation managed all photographic materials separately. This collection description represents current management practices of organizing and contextualizing related archival materials.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Topic:
Incas -- Peru -- Antiquities -- Photographs  Search this
Incas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs
Citation:
Ephraim George Squier collection of negatives and prints, circa 1862-1868, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.041
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-041

The Inca world : ancient people and places ; art, architecture, religion, everyday life, culture ; the native civilizations of the Andes and South America explored in 500 paintings, drawing and photographs / David M. Jones

Author:
Jones, David M (David Michael) 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
256 pages : color ill; color maps ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Peru
Date:
2010
©2010
Topic:
Incas  Search this
Incas--History  Search this
Incas--Social life and customs  Search this
Inca art  Search this
Incas--Antiquities  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089276

What Endures From the Ancient Civilizations That Once Ruled the Central Andes?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:04:01 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_b13a92fc0453829ef5f2ed5104c844da

The Inkas : last stage of stone masonry development in the Andes / Francesco Menotti

Author:
Menotti, Francesco  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 30 cm. + 1 computer laser optical disk (col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Peru
Cuzco Region
Cuzco Region (Peru)
Cuzco (Peru)
Date:
1998
Topic:
Stone walls  Search this
Masonry  Search this
Incas--Antiquities  Search this
Incas--History  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
F3429.1.C9 M46 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_560065

Monuments of the Incas / text by John Hemming ; photographs by Edward Ranney

Author:
Hemming, John 1935-  Search this
Ranney, Edward  Search this
Physical description:
228 p. : ill. ; 24 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Peru
Date:
1990
1982
Topic:
Inca architecture  Search this
Incas--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453268

The Inka Empire and its Andean origins / Craig Morris, Adriana von Hagen ; object photographs by John Bigelow Taylor

Author:
Morris, Craig 1939-2006  Search this
Von Hagen, Adriana  Search this
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Physical description:
251 p. : col. ill. ; 26 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Andes Region
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Incas--History  Search this
Incas--Politics and government  Search this
Incas--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_467472

Jungle paths and Inca ruins / by William Montgomery McGovern. Illustrated with photographs

Author:
McGovern, William Montgomery 1897-1964  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 526 p., [4] plates : ill., map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Amazon Valley
Amazon River Valley
Peru
Date:
1927
Topic:
Incas  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F2546 .M14
F2546.M14
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_81091

Monuments of the Incas / text by John Hemming ; photographs by Edward Ranney

Author:
Hemming, John 1935-  Search this
Ranney, Edward  Search this
Physical description:
240 p. : ill., maps ; 25 x 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Peru
Date:
2010
Topic:
Inca architecture  Search this
Incas--Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947440

Everyday life of the Incas / Ann Kendall ; drawings and photographs by the author

Title:
Incas
Author:
Kendall, Ann  Search this
Physical description:
216 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Peru
Date:
1989
1973
Topic:
Incas  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F3429 .K46 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_960614

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