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Photographic prints

Creator:
Mc Donald  Search this
Extent:
23 items (sepia prints )
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Partially identified as Cherokee, Oto, Kiowa, Comanche, etc., but with no original identifications and no source information except "bought from McDonald, April, 1900."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4793
Local Note:
Prints found in A & I photo lab, and copy negatives made for all, 1966; see Negative Numbers 55,838-55860. See listing of these and other copy negatives previously catalogued as having come from "McDonald," filed in office files.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4793, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4793
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4793

Photographic prints

Creator:
Eckhart, George B.  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Photographer:
Grant, George  Search this
Leppewatt ?, Colonel  Search this
Fuller, Lee  Search this
Extent:
9 prints
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Place:
Arizona
Date:
ca. 1890-1958
Scope and Contents:
Show various Mission churches in the Southwest and Mexico. Originals and copies, made 1890-1958.
Catalog Number 4563: (Missions) (1) Description: "Mission San Jose, Tucson, Arizona, APH Soc. Taken about 1890. Now a complete ruin." (Number AS-29 D). Date: ca 1890; 1891 ?; 1882 or 91. (2) "San Xavier del Bac Mission, Tucson, Arizona." Photographer: George Grant, U. S. National Park Service 1935. (3) "Mission Tumacacori- 34 miles south of Tucson, Arizona- about 30 miles north of Mexcan border." Exterior view. Colonel Leppewatt ? ca. 1955 or 56. (4) "Old Jesuit Mission at Batuc, Sonora." Lee Fuller April 1958. (5) "Caborca (Mission), Sonora, Mexico." Exterior view. (Number AS-11 A-4). G. B. Eckhart 1955. (6) "Side view, Pitiquiti Church, Sonora, Mexico." (Number AS-44 F). Probably by G. B. Eckhart 1955 ? (7) "Mission church at Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico, near Caborca, Sonora. Built by Franciscans during last half of 1800's - Original church was built by Jesuits here- possibly Padre Kino." Exterior view. G. B. Eckhart. (8) "Door-way to Baptistry at Tubutama, Sonora, church." U. S. National Park Service, Globe, Arizona ca. 1936. (9) "Old Mission church at Tubutama, Sonora, Mexico. Father Garces, the first Franciscan father at San Xavier del Bac was buried here after he was martyred at Yuma. He wrote his diary here, as did Father Font, who accompanied de Anza on his trip to California with the group who founded San Francisco. Built probably in the 1770's.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4563
Local Note:
Filed: Original Prints series: Missions.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Missions -- Arizona  Search this
Missions -- Mexico  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4563, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4563
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4563

Photographic prints

Creator:
Galey, Thomas M.  Search this
Photographer:
Parsons, G. W.  Search this
Sawyer  Search this
Names:
Bevenue, Sam  Search this
Black Horse  Search this
Buffalo Hump  Search this
Chetopah  Search this
E-ut-est-a-wat-a-hanka  Search this
En tse tah wah ti an kah, Governor  Search this
Gibson, Isaac T. Agent  Search this
Little Wolf  Search this
Mon-e-kah-moie  Search this
Mongrain, Toby  Search this
Old Bull  Search this
Saucy Chief  Search this
Spotted Elk  Search this
Taylor  Search this
Walks in the Mud  Search this
Wild Cat  Search this
Wolf Chief, circa 1851  Search this
Extent:
14 prints
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Prints from negatives by Thomas M. Galey, Independence, Kansas, including original stereoscopic views made 1921-1930, and copies by Galey from older commercial photographs.
Contents: Catalog Number 4460: Tribe: 1) Cheyenne Description: Wolf Chief and Spotted Elk, Miles' scouts. Lame Deer, Montana Photographer: T. M. Galey Date: 9/3/30. 2) Cheyenne Little Wolf and squaw. War chief. Died March 8, 1927. Lame Deer, Montana T. M. Galey 8/17/2[1]. 3) Cheyenne Black Horse and squaw. Leg wound in famous Oklahoma retreat. Manufacture of travois. Lame Deer, Montana T. M. Galey 9/3/30. 4) Cheyenne Old Bull or Buffalo Hump (and squaw), only surviving son of Dull Knife. Aged 82. [Lame Deer, Montana]. T. M. Galey 9/2/30. 5) [Cheyenne ?] Medicine Wheel on summit, ancient travois trail in foreground. Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming. [A. Anthrop. 24, 1922, Figure 26]. 8/10/21. 6) Cheyenne Medicine Wheel, Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming, showing wall built by U. S. Forestry Service, 1929 T. M. Galey 9/8/30. 7) Tribe: [Osage] Description: Wild Cat, Custer scout, Washita campaign Photographer: G. W. Parsons, Pawhuska, Oklahoma (Galey, copy) No date See Bureau of American Ethnology Negative Number 55,009. 8) Osage "Gov. En tse tah wah ti an kah." --original caption. E-ut-est-a-wat-a-hanka, Osage Ex-Governor Black Dog and Big Chief bands.--Galey (Galey, copy) (1930) 55,008. 9) Osage Mon-e-kah-moie (Walks in the Mud), half brother of Big Hill Joe. On the council but not a chief G. W. Parsons, Pawhuska, Oklahoma (Galey, copy) No date 54,906-A. 10) Osage Saucey Chief and squaw. Osage Agency, Indian Territory (Galey copy) (1875) 55,002. 11) Osage Toby Mongrain (pronounced "Mogeray"). Osage half-breed Custer's scout, Washita campaign (Galey, copy) No date 55,007. 12) Osage Isaac Gibson, Agent at time of removal, 1870; Sam Bevenue (left); Chetopah (right, wearing fur hat of otter) (Galey, copy) ca. 1870 13) Historical Description: Taylor, old-time deputy marshal, Pawhuska, and unidentified man Photographer: Sawyer, 112 E. Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas (Galey copy) No date. 14) Historic Independence Rock, 10 miles s. w. of Casper, Wyoming, on old Oregon Trail T. M. Galey 8/15/30.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4460
Local Note:
Negatives lent to Bureau of American Ethnology May, 1931 by T. M. Galey.
Filed: Original Prints series, by tribe or other classification.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Cheyenne Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Medicine -- medicine wheel  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Transportation -- travois  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4460, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4460
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4460

Family, Photographic Prints

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5254, Frame 349-385
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
(depicting various family members, including Rockwell Kent as a young boy, and photograph albums)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Rockwell Kent papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rockwell Kent papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref4566

Photographic prints of Asia

Creator:
Scowen & Co  Search this
Physical description:
4 prints
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Albumen prints
Place:
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Ceylon
Sri Lanka
Japan
Yokohama-shi (Japan)
Date:
1870
Local number:
FSA A2017.09
Restrictions & Rights:
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
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389461
Additional Online Media:

F.A. Rinehart Photographic prints

Photographer:
Rinehart, Frank Albert  Search this
Bell  Search this
Names:
Spotted Horse, Chief  Search this
Wawgisie, Jim  Search this
Extent:
17 prints
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
There are 6 prints of Crow Indians by F. A. Rinehart, Omaha, 1900, and photographic prints (11) of Chippewa (?) by Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, no date.
Catalog Number 4560: (1) Tribe: Crow Description: "Crow Girls." Three girls, one on horse. (Original number 1695). Photographer: F. A. Rinehart, Omaha Date: Copyright 1900. (2) Crow "Chief Spotted Horse. Crow." Standing with horse. (Original Number 1751). (3) Crow. "Mounted S[q]uaws. Crow." Group of five.. (Original Number 1782). F. A. Rinehart Copyright 1900. (4) Crow. "Mounted Squaws. Crow." [Probably by F. A. Rinehart] No date, 1900 ? (5) Crow. "Squaws Going to Dance. Crow." (Original Number 1772). F. A. Rinehart. Omaha Copyright 19[00 ?]. (6) Crow. Crow encampment showing four tipis; cooking fire-place with pot suspended from tripod (retouched- authentic ?). (Original Number 859.) F. A. Rinehart No date [1900 ?]. Following are apparently scenes from an outdoor production of Hiawatha, with native actors, as follows: (7) [Chippewa] "Deer Dance; big pow wow after the return of Hiawatha."--on back, in pencil Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. (8) [Chippewa] Group sitting on dance platform near tipi. (See 4560: (7). Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. (9) [Chippewa] Group at clearing looking into woods. Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. (10) [Chippewa] Man with woman seated on rocks in wooded area. (Hiawatha and Minnie Ha-Ha ?). Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. (11) [Chippewa] Man (same as in 13) with drum, and woman with ceremonial pipe. Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.
Catalog Number 4560 (12) Tribe: [Chippewa] Description: Young Woman (same as in 10). Photographer: Bell's Elite Studio, Soo , Michigan See BAE Negative Number 56,823. (13) [Chippewa] "Jim Wawgisie, an old Indian, takes part in Hiawatha." --on back in pencil Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. (14) [Chippewa] Old woman with baby on cradleboard; cooking fireplace in rear with pot suspended from tripod Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan See BAE Negative Number 56,822. (15) [Chippewa] "Chiefs of 2 different tribes in one tent after peace is made." --on back in pencil. "Chiefs" outside of mat wigwam Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. (16) [Chippewa] Woman with baby on cradle board; in front of conical birchbark tipi. Bell, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. (17) [Chippewa] Man with drum and pipe. [Probably by Bell]. Cf. "Hiawatha Played by Real Indians", by Henry Hale, Critic and Literary World, July, 1905. (Clipping filed with these photos.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4560
Local Note:
Filed: Original Prints series, by tribe.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Camps  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4560, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4560
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4560

Ruth Marie Hudson photographic prints

Creator:
Hudson, Ruth Marie.  Search this
Extent:
9 negatives (photographic)
19 Photographic prints
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Eustis (Fla.)
Date:
circa 1930
Summary:
This collection, which dates from circa 1930, contains 19 black-and-white photographic prints and 9 black-and-white negatives depicting the family of Mrs. Ruth Marie Hudson, as well as the black community in Eustis, Florida. The images portray African American men, women and children.
Biographical/Historical note:
The city of Eustis is located in Lake County, Florida. Traditionally African-American neighborhoods in the city include Egypt and East Town. In 2009, the City of Eustis received a grant from the Florida Division of Historical Resources to complete a historical and architectural survey of the two neighborhoods.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Ruth Marie Hudson photographic prints, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Patricia N. George.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-036
See more items in:
Ruth Marie Hudson photographic prints
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-036

Jonathan Singer Photographs:,digital photographic prints

Donor:
Singer, Jonathan, Dr.  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (1 box, 13 photoprints)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Digital images
Photographs
Date:
2011
Scope and Contents:
Custom-made wooden box containing 13 matted digital color prints, of guitars and a mandolin, by Dr. Singer. The subjects are custom-made instruments in private collections. Cover text: "Gibson Boxed Set #1/5 / This Gibson commemorative / Morrison Hotel Gallery / boxed edition containing / thirteen original digital / prints were shot with a / Hasselblad H2D-39 and / printed on Casson paper," signed by the photographer and dated 2011. Image sizes approx. 18" x 13-1/2". Each print is signed in pencil under the image at left, and the photographer's blind-stamp is at the right. Mounts are Foam-Core, with descriptive labels on the verso. Mat hinges are masking tape.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Jonathan Singer is a podiatrist who gained notoriety as a botanical photographer, then turned his attention to handmade guitars. See http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2008/03/flowerphotog200803 from Vanity Fair.
Provenance:
Donated by Jonathan Singer on May 20, 2011.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright.
Topic:
Mandolin  Search this
Guitars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Photographs -- Digital color prints -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Photograph by Jonathan Singer, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1243
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1243
Additional Online Media:

Six Photographic Prints by Francis Frith, 1857

Creator:
Frith, Francis  Search this
Physical description:
6 prints: albumen, tipped into album leaves with printed captions on verso
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Albumen prints
Place:
Egypt
Jerusalem
Thebes (Upper Egypt)
Gizeh (Egypt)
Palestine
Date:
1857
Topic:
Temples  Search this
Local number:
FSA A2016.02
Restrictions & Rights:
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
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_374169
Additional Online Media:

Photographic prints of American Indian Subjects

Photographer:
Baker and Johnston  Search this
Creator:
Winter & Pond Company  Search this
Names:
Parker, Quanah, 1845?-1911  Search this
Washakie Shoshoni  Search this
Washakie's grandson  Search this
Extent:
7 prints
Culture:
Comanche Indians  Search this
Chilkat Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Catalog Number 4458: 1) Tribe: Shoshoni Description: Washakie Photographer: Baker & Johnston No date See Bureau of American Ethnology Negative Number 1664. 2) Shoshoni Washakie's grandson Baker & Johnston No date 42023-E. 3) Shoshoni Wickiup with meat drying, Fort Washakie, Wyoming Photographer unknown 1891. 4) Tribe: Arapaho Description: Boy Photographer: Baker & Johnston No date See Bureau of American Ethnology Negative Number 42017-E. 5) Tribe: Chilkat (Filed: Tlingit) Description: Indians in dancing costume Photographer: Winter & Pond Juneau Date: 1895 copyright See Bureau of American Ethnology Negative Number 73-6821. 6) Tribe: Comanche Description: Quanah Parker, on horseback. Fort Sill, Oklahoma Photographer unknown Date: ca. 1897 See Bureau of American Ethnology Number 43,896-E. 7) Comanche (Duplicate of 4458:6.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4458
Local Note:
Filed according to tribe in series of original photos.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Habitations and other structures -- wickiup  Search this
Chilkat Indians  Search this
Clothing -- dance costume  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Tlingit ?  Search this
Tlingit ?  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4458, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4458
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4458

Carl Whiting Bishop, Series 2:951 Photographic Prints of Korea

Creator:
Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942  Search this
Subject:
Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942  Search this
Type:
Postcards
Photographic prints
Place:
Korea
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Archaeological expeditions  Search this
Local number:
FSA A.02 2.01.951
Restrictions & Rights:
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
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
The Carl Whiting Bishop Collection 1923-1934
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388718

William F. Stiles collection of negatives, slides and photographic prints

Creator:
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Extent:
82 Photographic Prints (mostly albumen)
242 negatives (photographic) (acetate)
211 slides (color)
Culture:
Seminole  Search this
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Innu [Ekuanitshit (Mingan)]  Search this
Innu [Pakuashipi (Saint Augustin)]  Search this
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Innu [Uashat-Maliotenam (Seven Islands)]  Search this
Innu [Moisie]  Search this
Innu [Unaman Shipit (Romaine)]  Search this
Mushuaunnuat (Barren Ground Naskapi) [Utshimassit (Davis Inlet)]  Search this
Attikamekw (Tete De Boule Cree)  Search this
Seneca [Allegany]  Search this
Seneca [Cattaraugus]  Search this
Niantic  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Miccosukee Seminole (Mikasuki)  Search this
Attikamekw (Tete De Boule Cree) [Weymontachie Band, Saint Maurice River, Quebec] Cree  Search this
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic Prints
negatives (photographic)
slides
Negatives
Photographic prints
Color slides
Photographs
Date:
1938-1974
Summary:
This collection consists of views of New York, Rhode Island, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, Newfoundland and Quebec (slides are primarily of Saint Augustin, Quebec).
Scope and Contents:
The Stiles collection consists of views made by Stiles on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation from 1938 to 1974. More than half of these document the life of Innu peoples of Quebec, Canada, in the years 1952, 1958, 1959, and 1964. They depict Innu men, women, and children, and food preparation, dwellings, fishing, canoes, settlements, the preparation of animal skins, and ceremonials. Stiles apparently photographed among the Seminole and Miccosukee peoples of Florida in 1939, 1940, 1941, 1966, and 1974. He also variously photographed the Narragansett and Niantic peoples of Rhode Island, the Onondaga on the Onondaga Reservation, the Eastern Band of Cherokee in North Carolina, the Seneca of New York, the Attikamekw (Tete De Boule Cree) and the Mohawk of Quebec, and the Mushuaunnuat of Labrador. He also photographed various archaeological sites in New York State, Mississippi, and South Carolina.
Arrangement note:
Negatives arranged by negative number (N21703-N21711, N21792-N21802, N22300-N22310, N22481-N22484, N22594-N22597, N22630, N22705-N22710, N22722, N23504, N23581-N23585, N23675-N23684, N26086-N23585, N23675-N23684, N26086-N26100, N26109-N26126, N26186-N26188, N29562-N29604, N32844-N32867, N33295-N33343, N41162-N41186)

Prints arranged by print number (P13375-P13385, P13431-P13438, P15331-P15346, P15770-P15773, P15885-P15889, P16102, P17154, P17212-P17217, P17282-P17284, P18537-P18551, P18586, P19991-P20002)

Slides arranged by slide number (S02005-S02178, S02389, S04518-S04519, S04559-S04575, S04675-S04678, S04694-S04702, S04753-S04760)
Biographical/Historical note:
Before joining the staff of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in May 1938, William F. Stiles was George G. Heye's personal driver. An employee of the Museum for almost forty years, Stiles retired in March 1978 as the Curator of Collections. Although Stiles published very little, he was an active field collector and participated in numerous archaeological expeditions. As is evident from his photographs of the Innu and Seminole peoples, he often visited individual communities more than once and over the course of several years.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Canada  Search this
Indians of North America -- Florida  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mississippi  Search this
Indians of North America -- New York (State)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Rhode Island  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New York (State)  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Carolina  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Color slides
Photographs
Citation:
William F. Stiles collection of negatives, slides and photographic prints, 1938-1974, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or print number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.014
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-014

Lee Howard Marmon photographic prints and contact sheets

Creator:
Marmon, Lee Howard, 1925 -  Search this
Names:
Bolger, Ray  Search this
Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1896-1979  Search this
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003  Search this
Lewis, Lucy M.  Search this
Extent:
36 Photographic Prints (black and white; color)
2 contact sheets (2 contact sheets (9 photographs each), color)
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic Prints
contact sheets
Portraits
Photographs
Place:
New Mexico
Date:
circa 1950-1987
Summary:
The Lee Howard Marmon photographic prints and contact sheets contain 36 color and black and white photographic prints and two color contact sheets of 9 images each. Subjects include Laguna and Acoma elders (1950-1965), publicity images of celebrities (1967-1973), Native American portraiture (circa 1987), the New Mexico pueblos and landscape, and the potter Lucy M. Lewis, her daughters, and their pottery (1987).
Arrangement note:
Prints: organized in folders; arranged numerically by image number
Biographical/Historical note:
Lee Howard Marmon was born as the second son of Lily and Henry "Hank" Marmon on September 25, 1925 in Laguna, New Mexico. Marmon's interest in photography was sparked when he took his first photograph at the age of 11 of an automobile accident on Route 66. Initially planning to attend the University of New Mexico to study geology, Marmon dropped out after several semesters to begin his World War II career as a Sergeant-Major on Shemya Island, Alaska in 1943. Marmon's service to the United States in the Aleutian chain lasted until 1946, after which he returned to Laguna.

Marmon retained an interest in photography and purchased his first professional camera, a 2¼ x 2¾ Speed Graphic. Later in his career, he would use a 4x5 Speed Graphic, a Rolleiflex, a Hasselblad Superwide, and a Hasselblad C model. When Marmon began photographing, he favored Kodachrome sheet film (ASA 8) and super speed B&W (ASA 100). As Marmon was learning this new hobby, his civilian life included employment as the Laguna postmaster and as a worker in his father's store, The Laguna Trading Post. Photography escalated from a hobby to a more serious pursuit after Marmon's father suggested that his son bring a camera along while making store deliveries in order to take portraits of the Laguna elders. These early black and white photographs, taken using fixed-lens cameras and natural light, became some of Marmon's most well-known images.

While Marmon mainly focused on documenting the traditions and lifestyles of the Laguna and Acoma Pueblos, a departure from this theme occurred when he moved from New Mexico to Palm Springs, California in 1966. As the official photographer for the Bob Hope Desert Classic Golf Tournament from 1967 until 1973, Marmon took publicity photographs of golfers participating in the competition along with celebrity entertainers and guests at the accompanying Bob Hope Ball. Marmon also worked as a freelance photographer throughout this time, contributing to publications such as Time Magazine and The Saturday Evening Post, working as a still photographer for Columbia Pictures, and completing a commission from President and Mrs. Nixon to photograph a collection of New Mexican Puebloan pottery.

Marmon moved back to Laguna in 1982, and in the following years he showed his work in a variety of venues, opened a bookstore called The Blue-Eyed Indian, and won an ADDY award for his contribution to the PBS documentary series, Surviving Columbus: The Story of the Pueblo People. In 2003, Marmon published a book, The Pueblo Imagination: Landscape and Memory in the Photography of Lee Marmon, in collaboration with his daughter, author Leslie Marmon Silko, and poets Joy Harjo and Simon Ortiz. The book was heralded as a success, collecting first place awards from The Mountains and Plains Bookseller's Association and from Independent Publisher Online.

After the publication of his book, Marmon's photographic activity began to diminish. His final show, Pueblo Faces and Places, was held in 2007 at the Sky City Cultural Center in Acoma, New Mexico. In recognition for achievements in the photographic field, Marmon was honored as the 88th Annual Inter-Tribal Ceremonial's "Living Treasure" of 2009, the first photographer to be given the award. Throughout his life, Marmon produced a great volume of work. In May of 2009, he donated his personal papers and over 65,000 photographs to the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections (CSWR) at the University of New Mexico. From a humble beginning of taking photographs of village elders, Marmon eventually built a career out of saving the memories of the Laguna and Acoma tribes and is now one of the country's best-known Native American photographers.
Restrictions:
Researchers must contact the NMAI Archives for an appointment to access the collection. Contact information below.
Topic:
Laguna Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits
Photographs
Citation:
Lee Howard Marmon photographic prints and contact sheets, circa 1950-1987, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.054
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-054

Photographic prints of Haida and Tlingit totem poles

Collector:
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Creator:
Sternberg, Julius (photographer ?)  Search this
Photographer:
Bergstresser  Search this
Thwaites  Search this
Extent:
119 items (views )
2 Volumes
Culture:
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Volumes
Date:
spring, 1922
Scope and Contents:
Volume 1: Haida. Volume 2: Tlingit. See detailed history of collection, 2 pages, and detailed descriptive list of prints, 20 pages, accompanying albums. Photographers and names indexed. Copy of list in "Guides for photo identification: Waterman" file have marks indicating indexing.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1863
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Alaska  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1863, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1863
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1863

Photographic prints of men in various forms of dress and posing.

Photographer:
Melcarth, Edward, 1914-1973  Search this
Subject:
Melcarth, Edward  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1970
Topic:
Inspiration  Search this
Men  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8420
See more items in:
Edward Melcarth papers, [ca. 1930-1974]
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8420

Fred R. Meyer collection of lantern slides, negatives, and photographic prints

Creator:
Meyer, Fred R.  Search this
Names:
Miller, Fred E., 1868-1936  Search this
Throssel, Richard, -1933  Search this
Extent:
199 lantern slides (black and white)
381 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
6 Photographic Prints
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Ojibwa  Search this
Ute  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic Prints
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
Place:
Juneau (Alaska)
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)
Date:
1890-1915
Scope and Contents:
The Meyer collection consists primarily of lantern slide and glass plates negatives made by Meyer among the Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke) and Pikuni (Piegan) in Montana on the Crow and Blackfeet Reservations, perhaps in1902 and in 1904. The Apsáalooke and Pikuni lantern slides and negatives are mostly informal, outdoor portraits of men and women in traditional clothing, but they also depict camps and ceremonials and even buffalo herds. In addition, there are depictions of Ute, Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet), Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce), Numakiki (Mandan), and Ojibwa individuals. He made the Numakiki photographs on the Fort Berthold Rerservation in North Dakota. The collection also contains landscape views made in Yosemite Valley, California, and British Columbia and cityscapes of Juneau, Alaska. Although Meyer likely photographed the vast majority of the items in the collection, it is unlikely that he created all of them. For example, there are many studio portraits that an amateur such as Meyer lacked the studio space, equipment, and experience to make. In addition, there is at least one glass plate negative of a Fred Miller Crow Reservation photograph and several that appear to be by Cree photographer Richard Throssel, who also made photographs on the Crow Reservation. The five prints (one of these--assigned a print number--is in fact a newspaper clipping announcing the death of Ka-Be-Na-Gway-Wence or Meet-Ka-Be-Nah-Gway) are certainly not by Meyer. Of interest here is a photograph depicting Goyathlay (Geronimo) in later life wearing traditional Chiricahua Apache clothing, including his headdress. Most of the negatives are on glass but some of them are film copies of the glass negatives and lantern slides.
Arrangement note:
Lantern slides: organized in envelopes; arranged by image number

Negatives: organized in envelopes; arranged by negative number
Biographical/Historical note:
Relatively little is known about Fred R. Meyer (1874-1939), but from his photographic record it is clear that he was an amateur photographer who traveled extensively throughout the western United States, particularly in Montana and North Dakota possibly from 1890 to 1915. A handful of his Montana photographs were given to the Buffalo Bill Historical Center by Meyer's friend William P. Sargent. Meyer's notations on the versos of these prints are dated either 1902 or 1904. According to the Historical Center's records, Meyer was a surveyor but other sources indicate that he (also) worked as a butcher. It has also been suggested that he was associated in some way (perhaps as a clerk) with the Indian agencies that served the Apsáalooke, Pikuni, and Numakiki reservations. He apparently also photographed in Pine Ridge in 1907 and collected objects in Wyoming and Montana. On January 19, 1914, he gave a lantern slide lecture at the Rochester Historical Society entitled "Indian Life and Customs in the Great Northwest," and it appears that he was either originally from or eventually settled in Rochester. In addition, in 1913 he may have corresponded with Joseph Keppler. In the letter, he thanks Keppler for a book and a gun and states that he was pleased to give Keppler the medicine teeth, some of which he also planned to give to "Mr. Pepper" (George Pepper?).
Provenance:
Gift of Mrs. Fred R. (Hattie M.) Meyer.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian
Topic:
Crow Indians -- Montana -- Crow Indian Reservation -- Photographs  Search this
Piegan Indians -- Montana -- Great Blackfeet Reservation -- Photographs  Search this
Mandan Indians -- North Dakota -- Fort Berthold Indian Reservation -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
Citation:
Fred R. Meyer collection of lantern slides, negatives, and photographic prints, 1890-1915, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide and catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.032
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-032

Folders 18-19 Scopes Trial photographic prints (from negatives in folders 1-6 above). Includes 64 prints.

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 405 of 459
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service, Records
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7091-refidd1e72347
Additional Online Media:

Folders 18-19 Scopes Trial photographic prints (from negatives in folders 1-6 above). Includes 64 prints.

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 405 of 459
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service, Records
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7091-refidd1e72320
Additional Online Media:

Folders 18-19 Scopes Trial photographic prints (from negatives in folders 1-6 above). Includes 64 prints.

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service, Records
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7091
Additional Online Media:

Photographs, Prints and Transparencies

Collection Creator:
Finch College. Museum of Art  Search this
Varian, Elayne H.  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
Oversized photographs in box 22, folder 6
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-finccoll-ref1035

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