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Alexander W. Chase photographs of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa people and material culture

Creator:
Chase, Alexander W.  Search this
Extent:
9 Photographic prints (albumen, mounted on paper)
Culture:
Modoc Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Tolowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1870
Scope and Contents note:
Studio portraits of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa Indians made by surveyor Alexander W. Chase while working for the US Coast Survey. Also included are photographs of artifacts from his ethnographic and archaeological collection. The photographs are mounted on brown paper with handwritten descriptions; two newspaper articles, including Alexander Chase's own article for the Topeka Daily Capitol, are glued to the back of two of the pages.
Biographical/Historical note:
Alexander W. Chase (1843-1888) worked as a surveyor for the US Coast Survey from 1862-1878, during which time he visited several reservations near the San Francisco Bay area and southern Oregon. As an amateur artist, photographer, and ethnologist, he recorded his observations of the daily life on the reservations in a journal. He published his documentation of a visit to the Alsea Reservation in a newspaper article for the Topeka Daily Capitol, dated Sunday, November 27, 1887. He also published a longer paper on the Siletz Reservation in 1869. Additionally, he contributed ethnographic and archaeological data, photographs, and sketches to Stephen Powers' monograph, Tribes of California.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2003-10
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photo Lot 24 contains four cartes des visite by Chase of Maidu individuals "Captain Tom" and his wife, daughter, and son.

The records of the NMNH Department of Anthropology contain some of Chase's original sketches for Tribes of California.

Additionally, the NAA also holds MS 3230, a manuscript by Chase on the shell mounds of oregon, and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology contain correspondence between Chase and BAE anthropologists.
Publication Note:
The photographs in this collection are published in

Thomas Blackburn, "Some Additional Alexander W. Chase Materials," Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 25, no. 1 (2005): 39-54.
Provenance:
Donated by Jean Prentiss through Thomas Blackburn in 2002.
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 2003-10, Alexander W. Chase Photographs of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa people and material culture, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-10
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Alexander W. Chase photographs of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa people and material culture
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2003-10
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Duane H. King photographs of Mikasuki tribal fair

Creator:
King, Duane H.  Search this
Extent:
13 color prints
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Mikasuki Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color prints
Color photographs
Photographs
Place:
Florida
Date:
1980
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting the Mikasuki tribal fair on December 31, 1980, including Aztec dancers, musician Buffy St. Marie, craftspeople, and visitors.
Biographical/Historical note:
Duane King is an anthropology scholar of American Indians, particularly the Cherokee Indians. From 1975 to 1982, he served as director of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in North Carolina. Afterwards, he became executive director of the Cherokee National Historical Society in Tahlequah, assistant director for the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian at the Heye Center in New York City, executive director of the Middle Oregon Historical Society in Warm Springs, Oregon, and executive director of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian/Autry National Center in Los Angeles, Califorinia. In 2008 he was named Vice President for Museum Affairs and Director of the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-45
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional images of tribal fairs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives and Photo Lot 24.
The National Museum of the American Indian and the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History also hold photographs of American Indian fairs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Fairs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color photographs
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 81-45, Duane King photographs of Mikasuki tribal fair, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-45
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81-45

Net Sinkers

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Sinker
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419844-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168712

Cylindrical Pestles

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Pestle
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419845-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168713

Short Pestles

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Pestle
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419846-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168714

Pestle Fragments

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Pestle
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419847-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168716

Fragmentary Stone Tool

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Tool
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419848-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168717

Cupped Stone, Hemispherical

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Stone
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419849-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168718

Arrow-Straighteners

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Shaft Straightener
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419850-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168719

Fragment Of Stone Vessel

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Sherd
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419851-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168720

Fragment Of Stone Vessel

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Sherd
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419852-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168721

Roughly Chipped Blades Or Celts

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Blade
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419853-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168722

Blades With Ground Edges

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Blade
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419854-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168724

Stone Pendants

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Pendant
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419855-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168725

Fragments Of Polished Stone

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Stone
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419856-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168726

Grooved And Polished Bone Fragments

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Bone
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419858-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168728

Bow Fragment

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Bow
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419859-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168729

Carved Wood Fragment

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Wood Modified
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419860-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168730

Deer Antler Object

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Artifact
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419861-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168731

Cow Horn Object

Collector:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
M. Watkins  Search this
Donor Name:
Herbert W. Krieger  Search this
Culture:
Historic Indian  Search this
Object Type:
Horn
Place:
Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, North America
Accession Date:
23 Aug 1935
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
135869
USNM Number:
A419862-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168732

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