Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
17671 documents - page 1 of 500Result pages are truncated to 500.

Photographs of Ellen Sharples' painting of an American Indian

Artist:
Sharples, Ellen, 1769-1849  Search this
Extent:
1 color slide
1 copy print
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
color slides
copy prints
Date:
circa 1808
Scope and Contents note:
Photograph of artist Ellen Sharples' miniature painting of an American Indian man. The man is depicted holding a flintlock rifle, and wearing a tomahawk tucked into his belt and silver trade crosses as ear ornamentation. This may be the "copy of the Indian chief" painting referenced by Sharples in her diary in January 1808.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ellen Sharples (1769-1849) was a student and wife of portrait painter James Sharples. They owned a successful studio in Washington, DC, where James painted portraits of well-known Americans and Ellen copied portraits for commission and painted miniatures on ivory.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R81D
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery hold a pastel drawing by Ellen Sharples.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes. Copies may be obtained from the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.
Topic:
Silver  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot R81D, Photographs of Ellen Sharples painting of an American Indian, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81D
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r81d

Photographic postcards of American Indian artifacts in German museums

Names:
Ethnologisches Museum Berlin  Search this
Volkerundliches Indianer Museum  Search this
Publisher:
Linden-Museum Stuttgart  Search this
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)  Search this
Extent:
6 Postcards (6 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Date:
circa 1960s
Scope and Contents note:
Postcards made by German museums depicting American Indian artifacts in their collections. They include images of a Tlingit totem pole, Eastern bark canoe, and a Hopi kachina in the Museum fur Volkerkunde; a diorama showing warriors returning home from battle in the Volkerkundliches Indianer-Museum; and a Dakota effigy pipe and Hidatsa skin painting in the Linden Museum in Stuttgart.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81B
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Kachinas  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Smoking paraphernalia  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot 81B, Photographic postcards of American Indian artifacts in German museums, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81b

Photographs of Usher L. Burdick collection of American Indian artifacts

Collector:
Burdick, Usher L. (Usher Lloyd), 1879-1960  Search this
Extent:
26 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1976
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting a Plains Indian painting, beaded moccasins and leggings, possibly Sioux. The artifacts pictured were given by Usher L. Burdick to his daughter, Jennifer Stevens.
Biographical/Historical note:
Usher L. Burdick (1879-1960) was a lawyer, North Dakota Lieutenant Governor (1911-1913), and United States Representative (1935-1945). Growing up near the Fort Totten Sioux Indian reservation, he learned to speak the tribe's dialect fluently as well as some other American Indian languages. He also wrote a number of books, including The Last Battle of the Sioux Nation (1929) and Tragedy in the Great Sioux Camp (1936).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 77-32
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Correspondence from Burdick can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
The State Historical Society of North Dakota and the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections at the University of North Dakota hold the papers of Usher L. Burdick.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Painting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 77-32, Photographs of Usher L. Burdick collection of American Indian artifacts, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-32
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-77-32

Stephen Gambaro photographs of American Indian artists and public figures

Creator:
Gambaro, Stephen  Search this
Names:
Billedeaux, Dwight  Search this
Biss, Earl, 1947-1998  Search this
Deer, Ada Elizabeth  Search this
DesJarlais, Larry J.  Search this
Echohawk, Brummett T., 1922-2006  Search this
Harris, LaDonna  Search this
McCarty Hessing, Valjean, 1934-  Search this
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso  Search this
Runnels, Vic  Search this
Seabourn, Bert D., 1931-  Search this
West, W. Richard (Walter Richard), 1912-1996  Search this
Extent:
4 Prints (halftone)
41 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1976-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits of American Indian artists, craftspeople, activists, and leaders from Stephen Gambaro's photography exhibits: "The Indian, the Animal, and the Land," 1976; "Indian Artists," 1977; and "Shadows Caught: Images of Native Americans," 1984.

Individuals pictured include: Brummett Echohawk, Pawnee; Archie Blackowl, Cheyenne; Bert Seabourn, Cherokee; LaDonna Harris, Comanche; W. Richard West, Sr., Southern Cheyenne; Ada Deer, Menominee; George Watchetaker, Comanche; King Kuka, Blackfeet; Earl Biss, Crow; Larry J. DesJarlais Jr., Turtle Mountain Chippewa; Encarnacion Pena, San Ildefonso; Valjean McCarty Hessing, Choctaw; Allan Hauser, Apache; Victor H. Runnels, Oglala; Sarah McCray, Navajo; Marian Wolf, Kiowa; Dwight Billedeaux, Blackfeet; Elsie Peshlakai, Navajo; Johnny Tiger Jr., Muscogee; John Kaskaske, Kickapoo; Linda Russell, Apache-Pawnee; Stephen Gonyea, Onondaga Iroquois; Naomi and Kathy Gonyea, Seneca Iroquois; and John, Eric, and Tanya Parker, Choctaw.
Biographical/Historical note:
Stephen Gambaro is a professional photographer and former Chief of Rehabilitation Services for the Washington, DC, government. He and his wife, a Cherokee sculptor, operate an Indian art gallery in DC. Gambaro's photographs largely depict Indian friends, artists, and craftsmen whom his gallery represents, as well as his travels to Indian communities around the United States.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-37, NAA ACC 84-19
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The exhibition catalog for "Indian Artists" in 1977 was donated with parts of this collection in 1980. It has been relocated to the National Anthropological Archives Reference Files.
Additional photographs by Stephen Gambaro can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R80-33.
Jose Encarnacion Pena's painting entitled "Spotted Pumpkin Dance," collected by Gambaro for the "Shadows Caught" exhibit, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7429.
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 80-37, Stephen Gambaro photographs of American Indian artists and public figures, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-37
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-37

Zuni Olla Maidens 4

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-11-18T15:50:40.000Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_a9IgEnJItn8

I’ve Been Indigenous My Whole Life: Images of Indigenous Art and Activism

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-12-09T14:32:35.000Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1FaaaaSHt2E

Native American Public Programs photograph collection of American Indian artists and art

Collector:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Native American Public Programs  Search this
Ringlero, Aleta Pima  Search this
Photographer:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Clark, Chip, 1947-2010  Search this
Hansen, Carl C.  Search this
Hart, Alan  Search this
Long, Eric  Search this
Minor-Penland, Laurie  Search this
Penland, Dane  Search this
Strauss, Richard  Search this
Taccone, Christina  Search this
Vargas, Rick  Search this
Names:
Lewis, Lucy M.  Search this
Extent:
5,750 prints (circa, silver gelatin (including contact prints))
12 color transparencies
10 color negatives
3,500 color slides (circa)
67 color prints
4 negatives (acetate)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Jemez Indians  Search this
Miwok Indians  Search this
Yurok Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Mono Indians  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Makah Indians  Search this
White Mountain Apache Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Miniconjou Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Cayuse Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Luiseño Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Color transparencies
Color negatives
Color slides
Color prints
Negatives
Date:
1989-1993
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting Native American Public Programs events, including images of American Indian artists and examples of their work during demonstrations and lectures at the National Museum of Natural History. Photographs were mostly made by Smithsonian photographers, including Carl C. Hansen, Richard Strauss, Chip Clark, Laurie Minor-Penland, Eric Long, Alan Hart, Rick Vargas, Dane Penland, and Christina Taccone. Included are a large number of photographs of Don Tenoso (Hunkpapa), an artist-in-residence at the National Museum of Natural History, and performances by James Luna (Luiseno/Digueno), Guillermo Gomez-Pena (Chicano), and Coco Fusco. Crafts and arts depicted include beadwork, basket weaving, dollmaking, peyote fanmaking, weaving, hand games, quilting, clothing making, leatherwork, woodcarving, saddlemaking, sculpture, painting, story-telling, and performance art. There are also images of Dolores Lewis Garcia and Emma Lewis Garcia (daughters of Acoma potter Lucy M. Lewis) and their pottery, Joallyn Archambault with artists, and the 1990 American Indian Theater Company reception.

Other depicted artists include Maynard White Owl Lavadour (Cayuse/Nez Perce), Evangeline Talshaftewa (Hopi), Lisa Fritzler (Crow), Marian Hanssen, Vanessa Morgan (Kiowa/Pima), Marty Good Bear (Mandan/Hidatsa), Katie Henio and Sarah Adeky (Navajo), Geneva Lofton and Lee Dixon (Luiseno), Chris Devers (Luiseno), Mary Good Bear (Mandan), Robert and Alice Little Man (Kiowa), Lisa Watt (Seneca), Jay McGirt (Creek), Bill Crouse (Seneca), Kevin Johnny-John (Onondaga), Rose Anderson (Pomo), Francys Sherman and Margaret Hill (Mono), Thelene Albert and Annie Bourke (White Mountain Apache), Bob Tenequer (Laguna), Jimmy Abeyeta (Navajo), Lou Ann Reed (Acoma), Melissa Peterson (Makah), Jennifer and Kallie Keams Musial (Navajo), Joyce Growing Thunder-Fogarty and Juanita Fogarty (Assiniboine/Sioux), David Neel (Kwakiutal), Mervin Ringlero (Pima), Jhon Goes-In-Center (Oglala), D. Montour (Delaware/Mohawk), Rikki Francisco (Pima), Annie Antone (Papago), Angie Reano-Owen (Santo Domingo Pueblo), Carol Vigil (Jemez), Gregg Baurland (Miniconjou), Greg Colfax (Makah), Lydia Whirlwind-Soldier (Sicangu Dakota), Martin Red Bear (Oglala), Michael Rogers (Paiute), Alta Rogers (Yurok/Paiute), Dorothy Stanley (Miwok), Lisa Little Chief (Dakota), Tom Haukaas (Sicangu Dakota), Nora Navanjo-Morsie (Santa Clara Tewa), Seneca Women's Singing Society, Molly Blankenship and Martha Ross (Eastern Cherokee), Julia Parker (Miwok/Pomo), Candy and Claudia Cellicion (Zuni), Sally and Lorraine Black (Navajo), Carmen Quinto-Plunkett (Tlingit), Ina McNeil (Hunkpapa), and Ellen and Faye Quandelancy (Zuni), and Rikki Francisco (Pima).
Biographical/Historical note:
Native American Public Programs was founded in 1989 as a part of the Department of Education in the National Museum of Natural History. Under the directorship of Aleta Ringlero, its main activity was the arranging of demonstrations by American Indian artists and craftsmen in the exhibition areas of the museum.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 91-26
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Audio of James Luna's lecture for the Native American Public Programs office held in National Anthropological Archives in MS 7514.
Dolls made by Don Tenoso for the Native American Public Programs office held in Department of Anthropology collections in accession 390905.
Additional photographs of Tenoso held in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA2009-2222 and 90-13726.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Art  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 91-26, Native American Public Programs photograph collection of American Indian artists and art, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-26
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-26

Richard Hill photographs of American Indians

Creator:
Hill, Richard W., Sr.  Search this
Extent:
25 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Tuscarora Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1972-1978
Scope and Contents note:
Informal photographic portraits depicting Iroquois, Seminole, and other American Indians. Images document the preparation of fry bread, a lacrosse player, a corn-husk doll maker, an Iroquois dancer, a longhouse wedding party, a Seneca wood carver making a water drum, a Seneca basketmaker, and a Seneca flute maker.
Biographical/Historical note:
Richard W. Hill, Sr. is a Tuscarora artist, writer, educator, curator, and museum consultant. He studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago and earned a masters degree from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo. He taught at McMaster University, Mohawk College, Six Nations Polytechnic and SUNY Buffalo, and he served as director of the American Indian Art Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was also Assistant Director for Public Programs and an exhibition catalog writer for the National Museum of the American Indian. Hill's artwork includes photography, painting, carving, beading, and basketweaving.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 83-35
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Canadian Museum of Civilizations in Quebec, the Woodland Indian Cultural Center in Brantford, Ontario, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in Washington, DC, and the Seneca Iroquois National Museum in Salamanca, New York, hold artwork by Hill.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Cooking  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Dolls  Search this
Lacrosse  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Dance  Search this
Flute makers  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 83-35, Richard Hill photographs of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-35
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-83-35

C. Hart Merriam photographs of American Indians

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Photographer:
Boysen Studio  Search this
Diller, J. S.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Meddaugh, O. E.  Search this
Names:
Muir, John, 1838-1914  Search this
Talbot, Zenaida Merriam (photographer)  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Extent:
5,000 items (glass negatives, film negatives, lantern slides, and some prints)
Culture:
Apache Indians  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Jicarilla Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Atsugewi Indians  Search this
Patwin Indians  Search this
Karok Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Shasta Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Panamint Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Mono Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Ohlone Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Luiseño Indians  Search this
Maidu Indians  Search this
Miwok Indians  Search this
Modoc Indians  Search this
Klikitat Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yana Indians  Search this
Wintu Indians  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Yokayo Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Tolowa Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Wasco Indians  Search this
Nisenan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Hupa Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Photographs
Date:
circa 1902-1938
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting American Indian baskets and portraits of American Indians with whom C. Hart Merriam worked, as well as scenic views and images of animals and plants, mostly in California. Many of the photographs were made by Merriam himself or his daughter Zenaida Merriam Talbot. In addition, Merriam collected photographs from other researchers and photographers, including J. S. Diller, John Peabody Harrington, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, and O. E. Meddaugh. There are also images acquired from the Boysen Studio of Yosemite and photographs of Mark Twain, John Muir, basketmaker Maggie James, and Merriam's family.
Biographical/Historical note:
Clinton Hart Merriam (1855-1942) was a Columbia University-educated physician who worked as a naturalist, including as head of the Biological Survey for the US Department of Agriculture. He joined the Harriman Alaska Expedition as a zoologist in 1899. In 1910, he left the USDA and began to conduct research among the California tribes. Financed by Mary W. Harriman and the E. H. Harriman Fund administered by the Smithsonian, he researched tribes' vocabularies, history, mythology, crafts (particularly basketmaking) until about 1936. His resarch was assisted by his daughter, Zenaida, who took photographs and painted glass slides for him. Merriam served as President of the Anthropological Society of Washington in 1920-1921.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 74-27
General note:
Additional information supplied by Marvin Shodas.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Merriam's notes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1563 and in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA Acc. 12-264.
Additional photographs by Merriam held in the National Museum of American Indian Archives in the Mary Harriman Rumsey Photograph Collection and the Harriman Alaska Expedition Photograph Collection.
Correspondence from Merriam held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4558, the Department of Anthropology records (Manuscript and Pamphlet file), Bureau of American Ethnology records, J.C. Pilling Papers, Ales Hrdlicka Papers, and Jesse Logan Nusbaum Papers.
The Bancroft Library at University of California, Berkeley holds the C. Hart Merriam Papers, C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs (prints corresponding to negatives in this collection), and C. Hart Merriam pictorial collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Merriamʹs family has requested that credit be given the C. Hart Merriam collection whenever the photographs are used.
Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 74-27, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74-27

Folders 2-5 Contemporary American Indian Paintings from the Margretta S. Dietrich Collection. 63-362. 1964-69. Circulated March 1964-Feb. 1966 in the Near East. Initial showing: Thessaloniki, Greece. Final showing: International Cultural Center, Jerusa...

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Office of Program Support  Search this
Container:
Box 81 of 287
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 321, National Museum of American Art. Office of Program Support, Records
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0321-refidd1e12421

Oklahoma: Grace at her Home, Painting and Weaving

Collection Creator:
Thorpe, Grace F.  Search this
Extent:
16 negatives (photographic)
22 Photographic Prints
Container:
Folder 114-115
Box 9, Sheet 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Negatives
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic Prints
Date:
circa 1987
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:
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 users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Grace F. Thorpe Collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Grace F. Thorpe Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-085-ref165

Track and Field Hall of Fame: Painting of Jim Thorpe

Collection Creator:
Thorpe, Grace F.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic Print
Container:
Folder 110
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic Prints
Date:
undated
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:
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 users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Grace F. Thorpe Collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Grace F. Thorpe Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-085-ref156

Photographs of Charles Alexandre Lesueur sketches relating to American Indians

Creator:
Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846  Search this
Extent:
18 copy prints
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Indiana -- Antiquities
Kentucky -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1816-1837
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of sketches made by Charles Alexandre Lesueur in 1816-1837 documenting archeological sites in Indiana and Kentucky, Choctaw Indians of the Mississippi River in Tennessee and Louisiana, and Plains Indian artifacts, probably seen and sketched at St. Louis, Missouri.
Biographical/Historical note:
Charles Alexandre Lesueur (1778-1846) was born the son of a French naval officer in Le Havre, France. He trained in draughtsmanship at the School of Hydrography and joined an expedition to Australia and Tasmania in 1800. With the support of the expedition's zoologist, Francois Peron, Lesueur learned taxidermy and completed numerous sketches of animals, landscapes, and indigenous Australians. When the expedition ended in 1804, Lesueur made watercolors from his sketches, some of which were exhibited at the Muséum d'Histrorie Naturelle in Paris. He also illustrated Peron's report of the expedition, Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes, with support from Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Starting in 1817, Lesueur left France to tour America with geologist William Maclure. When their tour finished in 1828, Lesueur stayed in the United States, joining Maclure in Philadelphia and becoming a founding member of the Academy of Natural Sciences there. In 1825, Lesueur again joined Maclure at New Harmony, Indiana, where he taught, sketched, and participated in archeological excavations until 1837. After the utopian community at New Harmony ended, Lesueur returned to France. He became curator at the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre (Museum of Natural History at Le Havre, France), which was built to house his drawings and paintings. He remained there until his death in 1846.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R4534
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Museum of Natural History at Le Havre holds the majority of Lesueur's artwork.
The Purdue University Archives and Special Collections holds a collection of Charles Alexandre Lesueur works of art on paper.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This collection is for reference only. Additional prints should be secured from Victor Genetier, and permission to publish should be secured from the Havre Museum.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot R4534, Photographs of Charles Alexandre Lesueur sketches relating to American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R4534
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r4534

Albertype Company photograph collection relating to American Indians

Collector:
Albertype Co.  Search this
Witteman, Hermann L., -1952  Search this
Photographer:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)  Search this
N.W. Halsey & Co.  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Clarke, H. H.  Search this
Cornish, Geo. B. (George Bancroft)  Search this
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Flood, H. Lee  Search this
Hazeltine, H. R.  Search this
Martin, W. H. (William H.), 1865-1940  Search this
Mathers, C. W.  Search this
Matsura, Frank, 1873-1913  Search this
Reed, Roland, 1864-1934  Search this
Stimson, Joseph Elam, 1870-1952  Search this
Watkins, H. H.  Search this
Names:
Wittemann, A. (Adolph), 1845-1938 (collector and photographer)  Search this
Extent:
318 Negatives (circa, nitrate (includes copy negatives))
Culture:
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Coast Salish Indians  Search this
Colville Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Dogrib Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Caddo Indians  Search this
Bella Coola Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Maricopa Indians  Search this
Havasupai Indians  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Sarsi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives
Photographs
Place:
Maine
Kansas City (Mo.)
British Columbia
Virgin Islands
Vancouver (British Columbia)
Date:
circa 1890-1910
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of photographs collected by the Albertype Company for their postcards and viewbooks, including portraits, scenery, camps, American Indian schools, and some paintings and composites for postcard printing. Additional subjects include rock drawings in Maine; a statue in Kansas City, Missouri; Standing Rock Monument in North Dakota; people in Atlin, British Columbia; Carib rock drawings in the Virgin Islands; and totem poles in Vancouver.

Included are works of Charles Milton Bell, E. A. Benson, C. R. Bourne, H. E. Brown, William Bull, H. H. Clarke, George B. Cornish, Frank Bennett Fiske, H. Lee Flood, N. W. Halsey, Fred Harvey, H. R. Hazeltine, Kiser Photograph Company, W. H. Martin, C. W. Mathers, Frank Matsura, W. H. Matthewson, Charles E. Morris, Ernest Moses, J. S. Myers, M. OʹConnor, G. W. Parsons, Roland W. Reed, C. B. Robinson , J. E. Stimson, W. M. Stoltz, and H. H. Watkins. Clarke and Fiske, however, are the only photographers with more than a few images.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Albertype Company, headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, published viewbooks and postcards for national distribution. Founded by Adolph and Herman Witteman, the company began publishing souvenier photographic albums as early as 1867. The Wittemans established Witteman Brothers in 1885, and then the Albertype Company in 1890. From 1890 to 1950, the firm published collotypes made from the photographs of its agents (including Adolph Witteman), other companies, and independent photographers. The firm was purchased in 1952 by Art Vue Post Card Company.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 25
Reproduction Note:
Modern copy negatives and prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1972.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical Society, and Historical Society of Pennsylvania also hold original Albertype Company prints and negatives.
Albertype Company views are also held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 88-37, Photo Lot 92-37, and Photo Lot 92-3.
See others in:
Albertype Company photograph collection relating to American Indians, circa 1890-1910
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing. Modern copy prints and copy negatives for nearly all images are available.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Rock paintings  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 25, Albertype Company photograph collection relating to American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.25
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-25

Howard D. Beach portraits of American Indians at the Pan American Exposition

Creator:
Beach, Howard D.  Search this
Names:
Geronimo, 1829-1909  Search this
Extent:
16 prints (platinum)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Siouan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1901
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits made by Howard D. Beach depicting Thomas Short Bull, Lissie Old Eagle, Her Holy Blanket, George Charging Alone, Dan White Eyes, Sam Breaks In, Ghost Dog, Little Cloud, Albert Running Bear, Chief Painted Horse, Bird Necklace, Joseph Bad Yellow Hair, Chief Last Horse, Thomas Iron Crow and Wallace Iron Crow, Chief William Sitting Bull, and Geronimo during the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. Many of the photographs were probably made in Beach's studio, but Geronimo was probably photographed at the Exposition's "Indian Village."
Biographical/Historical note:
Howard Dwight Beach (1867-1954) was a painter, photographer, and inventor in Buffalo, New York. Born in New Britain, Connecticut, he moved to Buffalo in 1884 to apprentice with photographer Andrew Simson, described as "Buffalo's oldest photographer." In 1896, Beach partnered with Simson to form the Simson & Beach photographic studio. Simson became the accredited photographer for the Pan-American Exposition in 1901. During the exposition, Beach photographed the American Indians that participated in the "Indian Congress," a "living exhibit" of various American Indian tribes on the exposition's Midway.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2001-1
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Beach photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 59.
Additional photographs of Geronimo held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 59, Photo Lot 87-2P MS 4423, MS 4691, MS 4875, and the BAE historical negatives.
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 2001-1, Howard D. Beach portraits of American Indians at the Pan American Exposition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2001-1
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2001-1

North American Indian Art

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1908-1996
bulk 1970-1990
Scope and Contents:
This series documents Ewers research on Native American artists. The files contain correspondence, exhibit brochures, newspaper clippings, and photographs. These materials tie into Ewers projects on painting (Series II) and sculpture (Series VII). This series is divided into two sections - by artist name or subject.
Arrangement:
The arrangement is alphabetical in each section.
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1998-35, Series 6
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref455

Department of the Interior Reference Service photograph collection of American Indians and Western scenes

Collector:
United States, Department of the Interior, Reference Service Branch  Search this
Extent:
1 postcard
2 prints (halftone)
2 negatives
9 Photographic Prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
postcards
prints
negatives
Photographic Prints
Photographs
Postcards
Place:
Okmulgee (Okla.)
South Dakota
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs that were originally museum items at Homestead National Monument and donated by the Department of the Interior as part of an exchange program. They depict American Indian women and girls, Weber Canyon, Old Creek Indian Council House in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Chief Isparhecher, burial of the dead at Wounded Knee, and the Wyoming Consistory's class of February 1908. The collection also includes a postcard reproduction of a painting depicting Buffalo Bill's Grave on Lookout Mountain, Colorado. These items were originally museum items at Homestead National Monument.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-65
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo lot 75-65, Department of the Interior Reference Service photograph collection of American Indians and Western subjects, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-65
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-65

Painted Desert, Arizona: Petroglyphs

Collection Creator:
Carter, Ernest S.  Search this
Carter, Eloise  Search this
Extent:
24 Slides
Container:
Box 3, Sheet 29-31
Box 8, Sheet 18
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Slides
Date:
1966 July
Scope and Contents:
Petroglyphs at "The Wash" site in the Painted Desert. There is some crossover between the July 1966 and the January 1966 photogrpahs from Painted Desert.
T6740, T6745 - T6765, T8833 - T8834
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection 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 users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ernest S. and Eloise Carter collection, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ernest S. and Eloise Carter Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-034-ref555

United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians

Creator:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology.  Search this
Photographer:
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)  Search this
Heyn Photo  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Mitchell, McGowan and Company  Search this
Place & Coover  Search this
Addison, George A.  Search this
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Bretz, George W. (Fort Sill, Oklahoma)  Search this
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901  Search this
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930  Search this
Randall, A. F. (A. Frank)  Search this
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Publisher:
Rice, Rutter & Co.  Search this
Artist:
Noyes, Francis H.  Search this
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953  Search this
Extent:
3 painted photographs
8 Prints (halftone and color halftone)
56 Photographic prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
10 copy prints
1 Stereograph (albumen)
2 Engravings
2 color lithographs
Culture:
Siouan Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Chiricahua Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Powhatan Indians  Search this
Piegan Indians  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Painted photographs
Prints
Photographic prints
Copy prints
Stereographs
Engravings
Color lithographs
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of identified American Indians and some government officials and interpreters. It includes cabinet cards, other mounted prints, newspaper articles, illustrations, and a photographic postcard. Depicted individuals include American Horse, Oglala; Black Hawk, Sauk; Bob Tail, Cheyenne; Crowfoot, Hunkpapa; Gaul, Hunkpapa; Geronimo, Chiricahua; John Grass, Teton; Chief Joseph, Nez Perce; Little Wound, Oglala; Medicine Bull, Hunkpapa; Osceola, Seminole; Ouray, Ute; Litte Raven, Arapaho; Plenty Coups, Crow; Pocahontas, Powhatan; Rain in the Face, Hunkpapa; Red Cloud, Oglala; Red Iron, Dakota; Short Man, Piegan; Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa; Standing On Prairie, Siouan; Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Mohawk; Two Guns White Calf, Piegan; Two Moon, Cheyenne; and Washakie, Shoshoni.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2P
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
See others in:
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, undated
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 87-2P, United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2P
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2p

Painted Desert, Arizona: Petroglyphs

Collection Creator:
Carter, Ernest S.  Search this
Carter, Eloise  Search this
Extent:
65 slides (photographs)
23 negatives (photographic)
Container:
Box 3, Sheet 8-11
Box 3, Sheet 27-29
Box 4, Sheet 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Slides (photographs)
Negatives (photographic)
Date:
1965 January
1966 January
Scope and Contents:
T6502 - T6539, T6720 - T6739, T6741 - T6744, T6750, T6833-T6836, N33226 - N33233, N33244 - N33258
Slides of "The Cliff" are T6502-T6514. Slides of "The Wash" are T6515-T6539, T6720-T6744. There is some crossover between these Painted Desert photographs and those taken in June of 1966.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection 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 users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ernest S. and Eloise Carter collection, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ernest S. and Eloise Carter Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-034-ref545

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By