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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians

Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
Big Foot, -1890  Search this
Geronimo, 1829-1909  Search this
Photographer:
Dorsey, George A. (George Amos), 1868-1931  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Hall, E. E.  Search this
James, George Wharton, 1858-1923  Search this
Maude, F. H. (Frederic Hamer)  Search this
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934  Search this
Thompson, J. Eric S. (John Eric Sidney), 1898-1975  Search this
Voth, H. R. (Henry R.), 1855-1931  Search this
Winternitz, L.  Search this
Extent:
685 negatives (circa, glass and nitrate)
Culture:
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians -- Depicted  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Brulé Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Jicarilla Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Kootenai Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Piegan Indians  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Umatilla Indians  Search this
White Mountain Apache Indians  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Patagonians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Chiricahua Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Coast Salish Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Belize
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Oraibi (Ariz.)
Date:
circa 1880-1930
bulk 1899-1904
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs collected by Willis G. Tilton, a dealer in artifacts and photographs relating to American Indians. Many of the photographs were made by Field Columbian Museum photographer Charles Carpenter at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904; many others were created by various photographers for Field Museum publications. Notable subjects include Big Foot, dead in the snow at the Wounded Knee battlefield; Arapaho and Cheyenne social dances; Hopi ceremonies; a reenactment of the shooting of Sitting Bull; Sun Dances (Arapaho, Assiniboin and Atsina, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Ponca); and views of the United States Indian School Building and Pawnee Indians at the the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri. Other photographs include portraits and images of artifacts, basket weaving, cradles, dress, dwelling, tipis and other dwellings, and tree burials. There are also some photographs of Henry Field's expedition to Iraq in 1934 (Field museum anthropological expedition to the Near East), work elephants in Burma, Pipestone Quarry in Minnesota, a church in the Yucatan, and a rickshaw and cart in Ceylon.
Biographical/Historical note:
Willis G. Tilton was a dealer and owner of the store, Tilton Indian Relics, in Topeka, Kansas.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-8, NAA Photo Lot 135
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs in the Tilton Collection, previously filed in Photo Lot 135, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 89-8. These photographs were also purchased by the Bureau of American Ethnology from Willis G. Tilton and form part of this collection.
Associated photographs still held in the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.
Most photographs included in the card catalog of copy negatives and in the reference file prints by tribe.
Additional photographs by Dorsey held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4721 and Photo Lot 24.
Correspondence from Dorsey held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4821, records of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the J.C. Pilling Papers, and the Ales Hrdlicka Papers.
Additional photographs by Nelson held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 171, Photo Lot 133, Photo Lot 24, and the BAE historical negatives.
Additional Maude photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 90-1 and Photo Lot 24.
Additional E. E. Hall photographs held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4978 and Photo Lot 24.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds Nelson's field reports (SIA Acc. 97-123) and the Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection (SIA RU007364).
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians, circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890  Search this
Sun Dance  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-8
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-8

Covered wagon and double team oxen

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890
Local number:
OPPS NEG T8538
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93361

Scrapbook

Creator:
Tilton, John Neal, 1860-1924?  Search this
Type:
Albums
Place:
Gibraltar
Italy
N.Y.
Scotland
Switzerland
Date:
ca. 1860-1880
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Painting  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7950
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John Neal Tilton scrapbook, [ca. 1860-1880]
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7950

Yokeya warrior with armor, holding bow before 1903

Creator:
Carpenter  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Photographer ?:
Hudson, J. W  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Pomo Yokaia  Search this
Indians of North America California  Search this
Yokayo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1903
before 1903
Local number:
OPPS NEG T11799
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90338

Yokeya warrior with armor, holding bow before 1903

Creator:
Carpenter  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Photographer ?:
Hudson, J. W  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Pomo Yokaia  Search this
Indians of North America California  Search this
Yokayo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1903
before 1903
Local number:
OPPS NEG T11800
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90339

Side view of Indian warrior. Oklahoma

Creator:
Dorsey, George Amos  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Photographer ?:
Carpenter, Charles H  Search this
Mooney, James 1861-1921  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Oklahoma
Date:
1903
Local number:
OPPS NEG T11846
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90695

Indian clothes washing scene before 1912

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912
before 1912
Local number:
OPPS NEG T7845
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93489

Flute Dance, Arizona

Creator:
Dorsey, George Amos  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912
Local number:
OPPS NEG T9993
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93497

Group of women near entrance to kiva

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890
Local number:
OPPS NEG T10042
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93499

Hopi woman weaving a basket

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890
Local number:
OPPS NEG T11315
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93510

Hopi woman with child before 1912

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912
before 1912
Local number:
OPPS NEG T11324
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93511

Young Hopi girl; hair dressed in whirls

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890
Local number:
OPPS NEG T11346
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93512

Ceremonial procession

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Santo Domingo  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912
Local number:
OPPS NEG T1713
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_95877

Arapaho or Cheyenne participant in Social dance of the Sun Dance ? 1903?

Creator:
Dorsey, George Amos  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Oklahoma
Date:
1903
Local number:
OPPS NEG T10705
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90694

Drilling Before 1910

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1910
Before 1910
Local number:
OPPS NEG T2481
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93132

Profile view of John Straight, Osage Indian

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Osage Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904
Local number:
OPPS NEG T13357
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_94688

Pawnee man, Dog Chief

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 glass plate negative
Culture:
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912
Local number:
OPPS NEG T1127
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_95244

Jicarilla Apache beaded bags and purses 1904

Creator:
Carpenter, Charles H  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Apache Jicarilla  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Jicarilla Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904
Local number:
OPPS NEG T1041
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_82289

Jicarilla Apache beaded bags and purses 1904

Creator:
Carpenter, Charles H  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Apache Jicarilla  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Jicarilla Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904
Local number:
OPPS NEG T1045
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_82290

Jicarilla Apache bows and quivers 1904

Creator:
Carpenter, Charles H  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Apache Jicarilla  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Jicarilla Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904
Local number:
OPPS NEG T1046
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_82291

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