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Foreword

Author:
Scherer, Joanna Cohan  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1997
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
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Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_77530

Sioux Indians photographed in Gertrude Kasebier's Studio

Maker:
Kasebier, Gertrude  Search this
Physical Description:
platinum print (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.5 cm x 15.6 cm; 6 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in
Object Name:
platinum print
Date made:
ca 1898
Subject:
Native Americans  Search this
Related Publication:
Delaney, Michelle. Buffalo Bill's Wild West Warriors: A Photographic History by Gertrude Kasebier
Credit Line:
Mina Turner
ID Number:
PG.69.236.007
Accession number:
287543
Catalog number:
69.236.007
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Gertrude Kasebier
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1004525

With Eagle Glance: American Indian Photographic Images, 1868-1931, Dust Cover

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Collection Director:
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Collection Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Container:
Box 433, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982
Collection 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).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 12: Publications / 12.3: Publications by Other Sources
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-ref4560

[George V. Allen collection of North American Indian Photographs]

Collection Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Container:
Box 398
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
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
William C. Sturtevant papers / Series 5: Smithsonian / 5.1: Accessions
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2008-24-ref10695

Old Delhi, Qutb mosque. Indian photographs probably 1925

Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Container:
Item Print 235
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative number 5677.
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 4: Photographic Files / 4.26a: Photo File 26a: Miscellaneous prints, including Baghdad, Korykos and India.
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref21168

Repository Sources of Northwest Coast Indian Photographs

Author:
Scherer, Joanna Cohan  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1990
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Natural History  Search this
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Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_20832

See a Fox Spook a Marmot and More Award-Winning Wildlife Photographs

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:38:59 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_7003556276472ed52348c8c1b2afc221

[Advertising signs and carved Indian figure : phototransparency.]

Photographer:
Sultner-Welles, Donald H. (Sultner, Donald Harvey), 1914-1981  Search this
Collection Collector:
Sultner-Welles, Donald H. (Sultner, Donald Harvey), 1914-1981  Search this
Collection Printer:
Janus, Allan  Search this
Collection Interviewee:
Hanfstaengl, Erna  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (phototransparency, Color-dye gelatin on film., 2-1/4" x 2-1/4".)
Container:
Box 172, Sheet 17
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
West U.S. -- Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0145-0000059.tif (AC scan no.)

53908 Videodisc frame
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Unprotected photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves.
Collection 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:
Signs and signboards -- Photographs -- West U.S.  Search this
Cigar store Indians -- Photographs  Search this
Visual pollution  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1960-1990 -- Phototransparencies.
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Donald H. Sultner-Welles Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0145-ref11698

American Indian Photographs

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Department of Collections Management Services  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-079, National Museum of American History. Department of Collections Management Services, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-079-refidd1e970

Review of: Picturing Indians: Photographic Encounters and Tourist Fantasies in H.H. Bennett's Wisconsin Dells

Author:
Scherer, Joanna Cohan  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2011
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Natural History  Search this
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Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_101361

Museum of the Cherokee Indian photograph collection

Collector:
Museum of the Cherokee Indian  Search this
Names:
Confederate States of America. Army. Thomas Legion  Search this
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)  Search this
Photographer:
Guth and Hensel  Search this
Sherrill's Studio, Waynesville, North Carolina  Search this
Adams, Clifton  Search this
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Vivienne Roberts  Search this
Extent:
100 copy prints (circa)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Fort Yates (N.D.)
Fort Thompson (S.D.)
North Carolina
Cherokee (N.C.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Mostly images of Cherokee Indians, including informal portraits, group portraits, and views of Cherokee Indians engaged in agriculture, food preparation, craft, and games. There are also several images of the town of Cherokee, including the museum building, a school, homes, and the main street, as well as Cherokee artifacts. Numerous photographs depict the Thomas' Confederate Legion of Cherokee Indians, and the statue and sculptor of Sequoyah in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. In addition, there are photographs of Fort Thompson and Fort Yates, including one of the Indian boarding school at Fort Yates and another of an encampment at the Fort Yates Fourth of July celebration in 1902.

There are several photographs made at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, including one taken at the ceremony in 1918 in which the school was turned over to the United States Army. The Carlisle photographs include images of Nez Perce Indians and other tribes. There is also a photograph of a group of Shoshonis, including Arimo. Photographers include Sherrill's Studio, Waynesville, North Carolina; Vivienne Roberts; Clifton Adams; Guth and Hensel; and F. B. Fiske.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian, established in 1948, has as its mission, "To perpetuate the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokee people." It does so through exhibits, education and outreach, and its collections and archives.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R82-1
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1981.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs from the Carlisle School can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4241, MS 4537, MS 4544, MS 4574, MS 4988, and Photo Lot 73-8, Photo Lot 81-12 and Photo Lot 90-1.
Additional Fiske photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 25, Photo Lot 59, and Photo Lot 89-14, MS 4602, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R82-1, Museum of the Cherokee Indian photograph collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-1
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r82-1

Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian

Photographer:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Extent:
96 photomechanical prints (photogravure proofs)
184 printing plates (copper printing plates)
Culture:
Twana Indians  Search this
Hoh  Search this
Walla Walla Indians  Search this
Wishram  Search this
Suquamish Indians  Search this
Skokomish Indians  Search this
Quinault Indians  Search this
Quileute  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Tolowa Indians  Search this
Hupa Indians  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Squaxon  Search this
Mewuk (Miwok)  Search this
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Yurok Indians  Search this
Kumeyaay (Diegueño)  Search this
Cayuse Indians  Search this
Northern Paiute Indians  Search this
Santa Ysabel (Santa Isabela) Diegueño  Search this
Kalispel Indians  Search this
Spokan  Search this
Yakama Indians  Search this
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)  Search this
Kainai Blackfoot (Kainah/Blood)  Search this
Denésoliné (Chipewyan)  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo)  Search this
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Laguna Pueblo  Search this
Jemez Pueblo  Search this
Serrano Indians  Search this
Washoe (Washo)  Search this
Kutzadika'a (Mono Paiute)  Search this
Kupangaxwichem (Kupa/Cupeño)  Search this
Piipaash (Maricopa)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Quechan (Yuma/Cuchan)  Search this
Hualapai Indians  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Tohono O'Odham  Search this
Mojave  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Ponca  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Chukchansi Yokuts  Search this
Southern Mewuk (Southern Miwok)  Search this
Wailaki Indians  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Wappo Indians  Search this
Maidu Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photomechanical prints
Printing plates
Photogravures
Photographs
Date:
1899-1927
circa 1980
Summary:
The Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian include photogravure printing plates and associated proofs made from Curtis photographs and used in the publication of The North American Indian volumes 1-9 and 12-19. The bulk of the images are portraits, though there are also images of everyday items, ceremonial artifacts, and camps.
Scope and Contents:
The collection comprises 183 photogravure plates (101 folio and 82 octavo) and 96 associated proofs used in the printing of The North American Indian volumes 1-9 and 12-19. The original photographs used to make the photogravures were made circa 1903-1926 and the photogravure plates were made in 1907-1930. The bulk are portraits, though there are also images of everyday items, ceremonial artifacts, and camps. About half of the proofs in the collection are originals used for Curtis's publication, though the collection also includes proofs made in the process of later publication by the Classic Gravure Company (circa 1980). Vintage proofs include handwritten notes, likely made by Curtis Studio employees in Seattle and Los Angeles. Many of the photogravure plates do not have matching proofs; in particular, there are no proofs for the octavo plates.
Arrangement:
The plates and proofs are arranged by the volume of The North American Indian in which they were published. They are described in this finding aid by the caption and plate number with which they were published.
Biographical / Historical:
Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) was an American photographer best known for his monumental and now-controversial project, the twenty-volume publication The North American Indian. Here he sought to document in words and pictures the "vanishing race" of American Indians.

Born in Wisconsin in 1868, Edward Curtis grew up on his family's farm in Le Sueur County, Minnesota, from 1874 to 1887. In 1887, he and his father Johnson Curtis settled on a plot near what is now Port Orchard, Washington, and the rest of the family joined them the following year. When Johnson Curtis died within a month of the family's arrival, the burden of providing for his mother and siblings fell to 20-year-old Edward, and Edward set out to do so through his photography. In 1891, Curtis moved to the booming city of Seattle and bought into a joint photo studio with Rasmus Rothi. Less than a year later, he formed "Curtis and Guptill, Photographers and Photoengravers" with Thomas Guptill; the enterprise quickly became a premier portrait studio for Seattle's elite. In 1895, Curtis made his first "Indian photograph" depicting Princess Angeline, daughter of the chief for whom Seattle had been named. The following year he earned his first medal from the National Photographic Convention for his "genre studies."

In 1899, Edward Curtis joined the Harriman Alaska Expedition as official photographer, a position which allowed him to learn from anthropologists C. Hart Merriam and George Bird Grinnell while documenting the landscapes and peoples of the Alaskan coast. This expedition and the resulting friendship with Grinnell helped to foster Curtis's ultimate goal to "form a comprehensive and permanent record of all the important tribes of the United States and Alaska that still retain to a considerable degree their primitive customs and traditions" (General Introduction, The North American Indian). Curtis made several trips to reservations from 1900 to 1904, including a trip with Grinnell to Montana in 1900 and multiple trips to the Southwest, including the Hopi Reservation. He also hired Adolph Muhr, former assistant to Omaha photographer Frank A. Rinehart, to manage the Curtis studio in his absence, a decision which would prove more and more fruitful as Curtis spent less and less time in Seattle.

In 1906, Curtis struck a deal with financier J. P. Morgan, whereby Morgan would support a company – The North American Indian, Inc. – with $15,000 for five years, by which time the project was expected to have ended. Systematic fieldwork for the publication began in earnest that summer season, with Curtis accompanied by a team of ethnological researchers and American Indian assistants. Arguably the most important member of Curtis' field team was William Myers, a former newspaperman who collected much of the ethnological data and completed most of the writing for the project. The first volume, covering Navajo and Apache peoples, was published at the end of 1907, but already Morgan's funding was incapable of meeting Curtis's needs. Despite heaping praise from society's elite, Curtis spent much of his time struggling to find people and institutions willing to subscribe to the expensive set of volumes. After the initial five years, only eight of the proposed twenty volumes had been completed. Fieldwork and publication continued with the support of J. P. Morgan, but Curtis's home life suffered because of his prolonged absences.

In 1919, Curtis's wife Clara was awarded a divorce settlement which included the entire Curtis studio in Seattle. Exhausted and bankrupt, Edward Curtis moved with his daughter Beth Magnuson to Los Angeles, where they operated a new Curtis Studio and continued work on the volumes; volume 12 was published in 1922. The constant financial strain forced Myers to leave the North American Indian team after volume 18 (fieldwork in 1926) and Curtis made his last trip to photograph and gather data for volume 20 in 1927. After the final volumes were published in 1930, Curtis almost completely faded from public notice until his work was "rediscovered" and popularized in the 1970s.

Curtis's "salvage ethnology," as scholar Mick Gidley describes it, was mildly controversial even during his life and has become ever more so as his legacy deepens. In his quest to photograph pre-colonial Indian life through a twentieth-century lens, he often manipulated and constructed history as much as he recorded it: he staged reenactments, added props, and removed evidence of twentieth-century influences on "primitive" life. Curtis's work continues to shape popular conceptions of American Indians and so, while problematic, his legacy--his vision of American Indian life--continues to be relevant.
Related Materials:
NMAI also holds Edward Curtis photographs documenting the Harriman Expedition (1899) as well as platinum prints and photogravures of the images published in The North American Indian.

The Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives holds Edward Curtis prints submitted for copyright (Photo Lot 59) as well as many of his original negatives, photographs, and papers.

Steve Kern donated photogravure plates to the Center for Creative Photography and the Seattle Art Museum at the same time that he donated this set to MAI.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Steven and Arlene Kern to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, in 1984.
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:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Salish Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Pictorial works  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photogravures
Photographs
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.080
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Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-080
Additional Online Media:

MS 4590 Quapaw Indians Photograph Collection

Collector:
Nieberding, Velma  Search this
Names:
Griffin, Victor  Search this
Redeagle, Mary Lane  Search this
Romich, George Mrs  Search this
Romich, Rhona  Search this
Romich, Tamara  Search this
Waz-hing-ka  Search this
Whitebird, Robert A.  Search this
Whitebird, Robert A., Mrs.  Search this
Extent:
6 Prints
1 Item (Souvenir booklet )
Culture:
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Manuscript 4590 Quapaw: (1) Description: Victor Griffin, last Chief of the Quapaws, 1927-1959 Date: 1956. (2) Robert A. Whitebird. Full blood. Head of Quapaw Tribal Business Committee since 1956. On board of National Congress of American Indians. Family name, Waz-hing-ka. (3) "Ceremonial pipe... We do not know if it is of Quapaw origin. It is made of gray, rather heavy stone and a little over two feet tall." --Mrs Velma Nieberding. (4) Mary Lane Redeagle, Miami, Oklahoma. Full blood (half Pottawatomie, half Quapaw). (5) Mrs George Romich helps her two daughters, Tamara (right) and Rhona (left) into dancing costume, for the annual Quapaw pow-wow. (6) Mrs Robert A. Whitebird and the buckskin dress she made and beaded, The design is authentic woodland made from an old Quapaw dress.
A souvenir booklet of the Ottawa County, Oklahoma Semi-Centennial (1907-1957) Ottowa County Pageant, is also included.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4590
Topic:
Pipes -- Quapaw ?  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4590, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4590
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4590

Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to American Indians

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Photographer:
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Westmann, Orloff R.  Search this
Names:
Middlebrook, J. E. (probable photographer)  Search this
Extent:
2,600 Prints (circa, silver gelatin and platinum)
Culture:
Zulu (African people) -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- depicted  Search this
Indians of Mexico -- depicted  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1870s-1930
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of photographs made from glass negatives collected and produced by the Bureau of American Ethnology. These photographs include portraits and field photographs by photographers and anthropologists, most associated with the BAE, including Alexander Gardner, William Henry Jackson, John K. Hillers, DeLancey Gill, C. M. Bell, Antonio Zeno Shindler Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and others. The collection also includes photographs donated to the United States National Museum and transferred to the Department of Anthropology which depict Zulus and people from Chiapas, Mexico. Some of the prints in this collection may have been made for an Indian Photographic Exhibit lent by the BAE to the Public Library Commission of Indiana.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Original negatives for the bulk of the photographs in this collection can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.
Original prints for photographs of Zulu and people in Chiapas are held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 97 and Photo Lot 24.
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 85, Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85

Photographs of Crow and Sioux Indians

Photographer:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Dinwiddie, William, 1867-1934  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Names:
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (halftone)
14 Photographic prints (albumen and platinum or silver gelatin)
Culture:
Miniconjou Indians  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographic prints
Studio portraits
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Studio portraits of American Indians, including Mierishash (Two Belly), Chief Gall (Pizi), Chief Iromagaja (Rain in the Face), Mato-Wa-Nahtaka (Kicking Bear), and Oglala Indians, and possibly chiefs. There is also a photograph of a sculpture of an American Indian man, woman, child in cradleboard, and a dog.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-18
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Original negatives for many of the photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.
Additional photographs by Dinwiddie can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 141A, Photo Lot 89, and Photo Lot 60.
Additional photographs by Barry can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, and MS 4559.
Additional photographs by Bell can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80, Photo Lot 25, Photo Lot 90-1, and Photo Lot 87-2P.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Studio portraits
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 80-18, Photographs of Crow and Sioux Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-18

Photographs of Quiche Indians

Names:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926  Search this
Extent:
3 Negatives (glass)
Culture:
Quiché Indians  Search this
Indians of Central America -- Guatemala  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
circa 1890-1902
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting Guatemalan Indians and their daily activities, including painting ceramics, weaving, using a metate, and possibly carving. The photographs may have been collected by William Edwin Safford during his time in Peru and Bolivia or donated by Mary M. Owen with matching prints in 1902.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 134G
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs collected by William Edwin Safford are held in National Anthropological Archives MS 3366, Photo Lot 97, and Photo Lot 76-26.
Additional photographs donated by Mary Owen are held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 97.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 134, Photographs of Quiche Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.134G
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-134g

Documenting the American Indian Photographic Collection, Paula Fleming, 11/14/1997

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Guest Services  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-214, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Guest Services, Friday Noon Lecture Program Audiotapes
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Friday Noon Lecture Program Audiotapes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa07-214-refd1e2013

Folder 2 Miscellaneous exhibitions, 1970-1977

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Public Information Officer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 416, National Museum of Natural History, Public Information Officer, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0416-refd1e585

Folder 5 Miscellaneous Exhibitions, 1983-1984

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Public Information Officer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 416, National Museum of Natural History, Public Information Officer, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0416-refd1e780

Publications

Topic:
Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes (Monograph). 2013.
For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw (Monograph). 2014.
Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Place:
Great Lakes Region (North America)
Date:
2013-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the publications: Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes and For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw. Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the George Gustav Heye Center and explores how Anishinaabe (also known in the United States as Ojibwa or Chippewa) artists express their connection with the Great Lakes region. For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the George Gustav Heye Center and takes a look at the work of Horace Poolaw, photographer and Kiowa Indian, which documented Native America of the southern plains during the mid-twentieth century.
Topic:
Ojibwa artists  Search this
Ojibwa art  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Indian photographers  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-032, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office, Publications
Identifier:
Accession 14-032
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Publications
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-032

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