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John Kinard at Pottery/Crafts Class

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1968
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
92-3576
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8392

Sketch of a seated man shaping a pot

Type:
Artworks
Date:
not before 1930
Topic:
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12371
See more items in:
René d'Harnoncourt papers, 1921-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12371
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[A small kiln], [1872 - 1881]. [graphic]

Collector:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith 1835-1920  Search this
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
1 Photographic print : 20.7 x 26.9 cm
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
1872 - 1881
19th century
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Kilns--pottery  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Local number:
R179 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 179
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:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan 1860 - ca. 1900
Rosin Collection, Album 3
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_239723

CLAY PRODUCTS AKRON STONEWARE DSI CATALOGUE NO. 3

Author:
ROBINSON CLAY PRODUCT CO  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1906
Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Call number:
000147
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_171893

The impact of technology on pottery craft in Nigeria / by Moses Oladipo Fowowe

Author:
Fowowe, Moses Oladipo  Search this
Nigerian National Delphic Council  Search this
Physical description:
17 leaves ; 30 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1995
1995?]
20th century
Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Pottery, Nigerian  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Call number:
NK4177.6.N5 F78i 1995a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_547346

[Trade catalogs on ceramics: ash trays, vases, cups, mugs, steins and tumblers, plates, bowls, dishes, candy dishes, cookie jars, platters, coffee and teapots, jugs and pitchers, cannisters, salt and pepper shakers, plaques, candle holders, lamps, figurines, and chest pieces]

Author:
White Horse Mold Shop, Inc  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
19uu
[19--]-
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Pottery craft--Catalogs  Search this
Ceramic tableware  Search this
Ceramic sculpture--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
049078
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500337

Photographs of Maria Martinez

Names:
Martínez, María Montoya  Search this
Extent:
1 postcard (1 color photographic postcard)
1 print (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Tewa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
San Ildefonso (N.M.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso holding examples of her pottery, probably at San Ildefonso Pueblo.
Biographical/Historical note:
Maria Martinez (1887-1980) was an internationally-known potter from San Ildefonso Pueblo. With her husband Julian and the rest of her family, she created contemporary pottery inspired by traditional Pueblo styles and techniques. The family demonstrated their craft at expositions, world's fairs, and the Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-14, USNM ACC 339407
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Maria Martinez and her pottery can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 79-18, Photo Lot 80-4, and Photo Lot 89-43.
Pottery by Martinez can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 339407.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 81-14, Photographs of Maria Martinez, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-14
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Photographs of Maria Martinez
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81-14

David E. William photographs of Shipibo people and artifacts

Creator:
Williams, David E.  Search this
Extent:
64 specimen description cards
15 color slides
Culture:
Shipibo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Peru
Date:
1979-1980
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting Shipibo people and the process of making pottery and textiles, including examples of finished products. Some images depict David E. Williams and Sandra D. Bissell, collectors of Shipibo artifacts. The collection also includes cards with detailed information about specimens donated by Williams and Bissell to the Department of Anthropology.
Biographical/Historical note:
David E. WIlliams and Sandra D. Bissell collected ethnological specimens from the Shipibo-Conibo Indians on the Ucayali River of Eastern Peru in 1979-1980.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-32, USNM ACC 351567
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Related Shipibo artifacts donated by Williams and Bissell can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 351567.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-32, David E. William photographs of Shipibo people and artifacts, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-32
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David E. William photographs of Shipibo people and artifacts
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-32

Thomas Weir photographs of Southeast Asia

Creator:
Weir, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
12 negatives (acetate)
13 color slides
Culture:
Vietnamese  Search this
Cambodians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Vietnam
Cambodia
Date:
circa 1965-1980
Scope and Contents note:
Images of people, pottery making, and a market in Vietnam. The photographs were probably made in Cambodia and Vietnam, though they may have also been made in Laos, Thailand, Burma, or Malaysia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85-27
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Thomas Weir can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0001.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Markets  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
NAA Photo lot 85-27, Thomas Weir photographs of Southeast Asia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-27
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Thomas Weir photographs of Southeast Asia
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85-27

S. Hogg photographs of Kashmir

Photographer:
Hogg, S.  Search this
Extent:
14 prints (platinum)
Culture:
Kashmiri (South Asian people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Jammu and Kashmir (India)
Date:
circa 1890s
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting people in their built and natural environments, made by S. Hogg in Kashmir. The photographs depict people in boats, gardens, streets, and their homes and performing daily activities. Prints are signed and captions are inscribed in pencil on the prints.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4986
General note:
Supplied date from W. Sturtevant, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
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S. Hogg photographs of Kashmir, circa 1890s
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Spinning  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4986, S. Hogg photographs of Kashmir, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4986
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S. Hogg photographs of Kashmir
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4986

Indian pottery

Creator:
Wittick, Ben 1845-1903  Search this
Physical description:
1 7 x 4 in. stereograph
Culture:
American Indian Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 09840500
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_88278
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"Specimens of Pueblo Indian pottery"

Creator:
Wittick, Ben 1845-1903  Search this
Physical description:
1 7 x 4 in. stereograph
Culture:
American Indian Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 09840600
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_88279
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Indian pottery

Creator:
Wittick, Ben 1845-1903  Search this
Physical description:
1 7 x 3.5 in. stereograph
Culture:
American Indian Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 09849900
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_88385
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Ray Williamson photographs of pottery-making demonstration by Maria Martinez and family

Creator:
Williamson, Ray  Search this
Names:
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Martínez, María Montoya  Search this
Extent:
25 color negatives (35 mm)
29 color slides
24 color prints
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and her family demonstrating their pottery-making techniques at the Smithsonianʹs Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC. The demonstration was held on March 31, 1978 as part of an exhibit on Pueblo pottery.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ray Williamson was a Smithsonian Institution fellow studying archeoastronomy.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 79-18
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Maria Martinez's pottery-making demonstration can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80-4.
The Human Studies Film Archives holds videotapes and motion picture film relating to the demonstration.
Additional photographs of Maria Martinez can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 81-14 and Photo Lot 89-43.
Correspondence from Ray Williamson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Waldo Rudolph Wedel and Mildred Mott Wedel Papers, 1930s-1980s.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 79-18, Ray Williamson photographs of pottery-making demonstration by Maria Martinez and family, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-18
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Ray Williamson photographs of pottery-making demonstration by Maria Martinez and family
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-79-18

Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Maria Martinez at Renwick Gallery demonstration

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Names:
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Martínez, María Montoya  Search this
Extent:
8 color slides
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and her family demonstrating their pottery-making techniques at the Smithsonianʹs Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC. The demonstration was held on March 31, 1978 as part of an exhibit on Pueblo pottery.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-4
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Maria Martinez's pottery-making demonstration can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 79-18.
The Human Studies Film Archives holds videotapes and motion picture film relating to the demonstration.
Additional photographs of Maria Martinez can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 81-14 and Photo Lot 89-43.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 80-4, Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Maria Martinez at Renwick Gallery demonstration, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-4
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Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Maria Martinez at Renwick Gallery demonstration
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-4

Henri F. Pittier photographs of Costa Rican people and artifacts

Creator:
Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950  Search this
Names:
Museo Nacional de Costa Rica  Search this
Extent:
1 page (Sheet music :)
128 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Guatuso Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1903-1904
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of Guatuso Indians and activities including pottery making, as well as images of artifacts, mainly Indian whistles from the collections of the National Museum in San Jose. A sheet of music accompanies the photographs.
Biographical/Historical note:
Henri Francois Pittier de Fabrega (1857-1950) was a Swiss-born geographer, botanist, and anthropologist who accomplished most of his work in Central and South America. Educated in civil engineering at the University of Lausanne and Jena University, he moved to Costa Rica in 1887, where he became founder-director of the Instituto Fisico-geografico. About 1904, Pittier took a position as "Special Agent in Botanical Ingestigation in Tropical Agriculture in the Bureau of Plant Industry" for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). He continued to work for the USDA until 1919, though his title was changed to Botanist in 1912. In 1919, he left the United States to become director of the Commercial Museum in Caracas, Venezuela, where he conducted extensive studies of the nation's flora.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 128
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Pittier photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 40, and Photo Lot 93.
Correspondence from Pittier is in the National Anthropological Archives in the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Artifacts donated by Pittier are held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accessions 45947, 45831, 44747, and 65286.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds Henri Pittier field notes (SIA Acc 12-350) and records relating to Pittier in SIA RU000192.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Whistles  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 128, Henri F. Pittier photographs of Costa Rican people and artifacts, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.128
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Henri F. Pittier photographs of Costa Rican people and artifacts
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-128

Ward F. Weakly photograph collection of pottery making in Sinoloa, Mexico

Creator:
Weakly, Ward F. (Ward Fredrick), 1938-1985 (collector and possible photographer)  Search this
Names:
Griffith, James S.  Search this
Extent:
14 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mexicans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Sinaloa (Mexico : State)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Sinaloa scenery, women in various stages of pottery making, and examples of finished pots. Photographs were mounted as part of a University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology photographic exhibition of fieldwork, which was financed by a University of Tulsa Faculty Research Grant. The collection includes an exhibit pamphlet written by Weakly and James S. Griffith.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ward F. Weakly (1938-1985) was an archeologist and anthropologist in the Plains and Southwest. He earned his BA (1960) and MA (1961) in anthropology from the University of Nebraska and a PhD (1968) in anthropology from the University of Arizona. He was an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Tulsa from 1967 to 1971. He became the first Preservation Officer of the Bureau of Reclamation in 1974.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 86-47
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds Ward Weakly's papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 86-47, Ward F. Weakly photograph collection of pottery making in Sinoloa, Mexico, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-47
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Ward F. Weakly photograph collection of pottery making in Sinoloa, Mexico
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-86-47

Ralph Rinzler photographs of traditional Korean pottery making

Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
69 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Korea
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Ralph Rinzler documenting steps in the traditional Korean pottery-making process, as well as images of potters, kilns, and pottery use and storage. Rinzler captioned and arranged the photographs into five series: 1. introduction; 2. clay preparation; 3. turning process (tools, preparation, turning); 4. drying and glazing; 5. firing and shipping.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ralph Rinzler (1934-1994) was a folklorist and musician. In 1964, he became Director of Field Programs at the Newport Folk Foundation, which involved the planning and programming of the Newport Folk Festival. Rinzler joined the Smithsonian in 1967 as the founding Director of what is now the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. He also developed the annual Festival of American Folklife, Smithsonian Folklife Studies, a publication series, and conducted research for the Celebration exhibit, which opened at the Renwick Gallery in 1982. Rinzler was appointed Assistant Secretary for Public Service in 1983 and Assistant Secretary Emeritus in 1990.

During the 1960s, Rinzler started visiting traditional potters. A trip to Korea resulted in a film "Southern Korea Kitchen Pottery Making: A Study in Folk Technology," as well as a book, "The Korean Onggi Potter," written with Robert Sayers.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 86-17
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections holds the Ralph Rinzler papers and audiorecordings, 1950-1994.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds an oral history interview with Rinzler from 1993 (SIA RU009569), as well as subject files, grant records, and agency history from Rinzler's time at the Smithsonian (SIA RU000367, SIA Acc. 95-149, SIA Acc. 11-186, SIA Acc. 11-279, SIA RS00081, SIA RS00762, SIA RS00763, and SIA AH00283).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 86-17, Ralph Rinzler photographs of traditional Korean pottery making, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-17
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Ralph Rinzler photographs of traditional Korean pottery making
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-86-17

Eduardo Masferre photographs of the Luzon Cordillera

Creator:
Masferré, E. (Eduardo), 1909-1995  Search this
Extent:
152 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Igorot (Philippine people)  Search this
Kalinga (Philippine people)  Search this
Bontoks (Philippine people)  Search this
Ifugao (Philippine people)  Search this
Gaddang (Philippine people)  Search this
Kankanay (Philippine people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Cordillera Administrative Region (Philippines)
Philippines
Date:
circa 1934-1956
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Eduardo Masfere documenting the lives and culture of the Igorot (mountain) people, mainly Bontok and Kalinga. There are also a few photographs that relate to the Gaddang, Ifugao, and Kankanai. Many of the photographs are portraits, though others show pipes and tobacco use, basketry and weaving, ceremonies, and agriculture.
Biographical/Historical note:
Eduardo Masferre (1909-1995) was born in the Gran Cordillera Central region of Luzon to a Spanish father and native Filipino mother from the Kankanai tribe. Between 1914 and 1921, the Masferre family lived in Spain, where Eduardo began his education. After completing his schooling in the Philippines, Masferre followed in his father's footsteps and became a missionary teacher and then a missionary administrator in Sagada. He began photographing the mountain tribes in 1934, documenting traditions that he feared would be lost. After World War II, he opened a photographic studio in Bontok, selling studio portraits as well as photographs of nearby villages. In 1988, a book of his photographs, E. Masferre: People of the Philippine Cordillera, was produced.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 91-30
Location of Other Archival Materials:
A photograph of Masferre held in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R92-43.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
These photographs cannot be published without permission from Eduardo Masferre's heirs.
Topic:
Basket making  Search this
Tobacco  Search this
Tattooing  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Dance  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 91-30, Eduardo Masferre photographs of the Luzon Cordillera, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-30
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Eduardo Masferre photographs of the Luzon Cordillera
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-30

Eugene H. Boudreau photographs of Tarahumara Indians

Creator:
Boudreau, Eugene H.  Search this
Extent:
485 prints (circa 485 mounted and unmounted color prints)
77 prints (silver gelatin (including some copies of color prints))
600 color negatives (circa, acetate (including 35 mm))
64 negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
250 color slides (circa)
7 copy negatives (7 copy negatives (including one color negative))
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tarahumara Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Tarahumara Mountains (Mexico)
Date:
circa 1959-1988
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Eugene H. Boudreau depicting Tarahumara Indians, ceremonies (including Easter observances), villages, and craftspeople. The collection documents activities including weaving and textiles, brickmaking, pottery making, basketmaking, hatmaking, and food preparation. There are also images of a mercury mine, an archeological excavation, scenery of the Tarahumara Mountains and images of masks and other artifacts probably at Boudreau's house in California.
Biographical/Historical note:
Eugene H. Boudreau (b. 1934) was born in Los Angeles, California, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in geology (1959). He traveled to Sonora and Sinaloa, Mexico, for the first time while working as a mining geologist. As a result of his interest in the residents of these states, Boudreau began to collect the histories, textiles, and information about the Mestizo and indigenous Mexican peoples. He first visited the Tarahumara in the mountains of Sinaloa and Chihuahua in 1960. Over the ensuing forty years, Boudreau collected artifacts, conducted research, and published a series of books on the culture of the area.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 99-47
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds Eugene H. Boudreau's papers.
Mexican objects collected by Boudreau held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 416144.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Villages  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Brickmaking  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 99-47, Eugene H. Boudreau photographs of Tarahumara Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-47
See more items in:
Eugene H. Boudreau photographs of Tarahumara Indians
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-99-47

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