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Seneca

Place:
Kansas, United States, North America
Accession Number:
138742
USNM Number:
946
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
7 Oct 2014
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Meteorites
Meteorites
Polished Thin Section
Mineral Sciences
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NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
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Seneca Ray Stoddard

Artist:
Seneca Ray Stoddard, 1844 - 1917
Sitter:
Seneca Ray Stoddard, 1844 - 1917
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1879
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape
Equipment\Camera
Seneca Ray Stoddard: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Larry J. West
Object number:
S/NPG.2007.111
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National Portrait Gallery
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Seneca Steele, a Great Libertine

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872
Sitter:
Seneca Steele
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
21 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (55.3 x 42.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1831
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian\Seneca
Portrait male
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.269
Description:
George Catlin described Seneca Steele as having a “hatchet in his hand.” The artist probably took this portrait in Washington, in February 1831. (Catlin, 1848 Catalogue, Catlin’s Indian Gallery, SAAM online exhibition)
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[Seneca Falls, New York (upstream)]

Artist:
Unidentified
Medium:
daguerreotype
Dimensions:
plate: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (10.8 x 14.0 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1850
Topic:
Cityscape\town
Landscape\river\Seneca River
Landscape\New York\Seneca Falls
Landscape\waterfall\Seneca Falls
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.232
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Seneca, 1700

Artists/Makers:
Oscar Howe (Mazuha Hokshina), Yanktonnai Nakota, 1915-1983
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor, ink
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
30.1 x 45.2 cm
Culture/People:
Yanktonnai Nakota
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
South Dakota; USA
Date Created:
1948-1952
Catalog Number:
24/9006
Collection History:
Part of a series of paintings commissioned by Dr. Oscar Brousse Jacobson (1882-1966, artist, scholar, Native art patron, and director of the University of Oklahoma's School of Art from 1915 to 1954) for "North American Indian Costumes, 1564-1950," a book by Oscar B. Jacobson and Oscar Howe and published by Editions d'Art C. Szwedzicki. Nice, France, 1952. The original paintings were purchased by MAI from Dr. Jacobson before 1966.
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Seneca man, Cornplanter 1796

Creator:
Bartoli, F
Subject:
O'Bail, John
Kaiiontwakon
By What One Plants
Ki-on-twog-ky
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Iroquois Seneca
Indians of North America Northeast
Seneca Indians
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1796
Local number:
NAA INV 9377100
OPPS NEG 928
Notes:
Known as John O'Bail, a chief. Also called Kaiiontwakon (By What One Plants or Ki-on-twog-ky). Born 1732-40; died 1836. Mixed blood. See Handbook of American Indians
Cite as:
Negative 928, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
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National Anthropological Archives
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[Seneca Falls, New York (downstream)]

Artist:
Unidentified
Medium:
daguerreotype
Dimensions:
plate: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (10.8 x 14.0 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1850
Topic:
Architecture\industry\factory
Cityscape\town
Cityscape\New York\Seneca Falls
Landscape\river\Seneca River
Architecture\industry\Cowing and Co.
Architecture\industry\Sash and Blind Factory
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.231
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Seneca Lake and Watkins Glen, for the Lehigh Valley Railroad

Artist:
William H. Rau, born Phildelphia, PA 1855-died Phildelphia, PA 1920
Medium:
albumen silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 17 1/4 x 20 3/8 in. (43.8 x 51.7 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1899
Topic:
Landscape\New York\Watkins Glen
Landscape\lake\Seneca Lake
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.152
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Doll Representing Seneca Mother. "Gaya Da'"

Donor Name:
Dr. William N. Fenton
Collector:
Fenton
Culture:
Iroquois (Haudenosaunee)
: Seneca
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
Coldspring Settlement, Allegany Reservation, New York, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1940-Aug-27
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
157457
USNM Number:
E380992-0
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jun 2013
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Cornplanter, Seneca Chief 1796 Print

Creator:
Bartoli, F
Physical description:
1 leaf
Culture:
Iroquois Seneca
Indians of North America Northeast
Seneca Indians
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1796
Local number:
NAA INV 08957700
Cite as:
Spc Ne Iroquois Seneca Bae (37)-(38), (41)-(42) National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
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National Anthropological Archives
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Seneca texts on cosmology October 1896

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937
Creator:
Abrams, Chauncey
Physical description:
20 pages
Culture:
Iroquois Seneca
Indians of North America Northeast
Seneca Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
October 1896
Topic:
Religion--Iroquois--Seneca
Cosmology--Iroquois--Seneca
Local number:
NAA MS 2330
Cite as:
Manuscript 2330, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
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National Anthropological Archives
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RED JACKET. SENECA WAR CHIEF.

Publisher:
McKenney and Hall, 1836-1844
Lithographer:
Courbould, 19th century
Copy after:
Charles Bird King, born Newport, RI 1785-died Washington, DC 1862
Printer:
Charles Joseph Hullmandel, English, born London, England 1789-died London, England 1850
Sitter:
RED JACKET
SA-GO-YOU-WAT-HA
Keeper Awake
Medium:
hand-colored lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 5/8 x 13 5/8 in. (49.9 x 34.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1837-1844
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian\Seneca
Miscellaneous\medal\Peace Medal
Portrait male
Portrait male
Portrait male
Occupation\other\chief
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1985.66.153,293
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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The Seneca Eagle Dance 1940s Painting

Creator:
Smith, Ernest
Physical description:
1 leaf
Culture:
Iroquois Indians
Seneca
Indians of North America Northeast
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1940
1940s
Local number:
NAA INV 08681100
NAA MS 4398 Oversize
Summary:
Indians Inside Longhouse Watching Four Men Perform Dance
Cite as:
Manuscript 4398 Oversize, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Materials relating to The Iroquois Eagle Dance, an Offshoot of the Calumet Dance, Bureau of American Ethnoloy Bulletin 156 [Fenton, William Nelson]
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National Anthropological Archives
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Seneca Chief Governor Blacksnake

Artist:
F. C. Flint
Sitter:
Blacksnake, 1753 - 1859
Medium:
Quarter-plate daguerreotype
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1850
Topic:
Cased object
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2010.24
Exhibition Label:
Blacksnake, a Seneca/Six Nations chief, was one of the few Indian leaders who remained on the American side in the War of 1812, fighting in several battles on the Niagara frontier.
Although Seneca soldiers were honorably mustered out, the War of 1812 was a disaster for American Indians. They suffered major defeats at Horseshoe Bend and the loss of their most gifted leader, Tecumseh. The Treaty of Ghent promised them peace, "to restore . . . all . . . [their] possessions, rights, and privileges," but Britain’s abandonment of Indian allies after the war ended its ability to resist an expanding America.
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Seneca version of the Law of the Woman Chief 1925

Collector:
Hewitt, J. N. B (John Napoleon Brinton) 1859-1937
Creator:
Clute, Alexander H
Physical description:
30 pages
Culture:
Iroquois Seneca Law of the woman chief
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1925
Topic:
Government--Iroquois--Seneca
Local number:
NAA MS 3510
Cite as:
Manuscript 3510, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Polygala senega

Microhabitat Description:
Dry or moist woods or prairies
Preparation:
Photograph
Common name:
Seneca snakeroot
Seneca-snakeroot
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Polygalales Polygalaceae
Published Name:
Polygala senega
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
1 Jun 2013
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DC Flora
Botany
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NMNH - Botany Dept.
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Polygala senega

Preparation:
Photograph
Place:
Dorcas Bay, Bruce Peninsula, CAN
Common name:
Seneca snakeroot
Seneca-snakeroot
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Polygalales Polygalaceae
Published Name:
Polygala senega
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
1 Jun 2013
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Seneca woman, Lena Cayuga, 17 years, Seneca Indian Territory. U. S. Indian School 1904

Creator:
Carpenter, Charles H
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G
Subject:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Iroquois Seneca (identification uncertain)
Indians of North America Northeast
Seneca Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904
Local number:
OPPS NEG T15191
Notes:
Photograph probably taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis
Cite as:
Photo Lot 89-8, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
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National Anthropological Archives
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Chippewa Picture Writing--Seneca Mask--Eastern Woodlands

Artist:
Louis Siegriest, born Oakland, CA 1899-Berkeley, CA 1990
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
image: 34 x 23 1/4 in. (86.4 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1939
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian\Seneca
Dress\costume\mask
Ethnic\Indian\Chippewa
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project
Object\written matter\poster
Ethnic\Indian\Eastern Woodlands
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Ralph H. Lewis
Object number:
1973.23.8
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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37c Seneca Carving single

Scott Catalogue USA 3873i
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored) / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
August 24, 2004
Topic:
Art & Photography
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2005.2003.111.9
Description:
unused
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National Postal Museum
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