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Arts and Cultural Anthropology Exhibit, Smithsonian Institution Building

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Author:
Smithsonian Institution photographer
Subject:
National Collection of Fine Arts
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Gallery of Art
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Original negative number is 41328.
Summary:
Arts and Cultural Anthropology Exhibit in the Smithsonian Castle. There is a large display case in the foreground, paintings are hung along the exhibit walls, and the windows of the Castle can be seen behind the exhibit space.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 27, Folder 7
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Arts and Cultural Anthropology Exhibit
Painting
Exhibitions
Anthropology
Standard number:
2002-12211
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9507

Anthropology Exhibit, U.S. National Museum

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
pre-1957
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Image of a figure, dressed in a ceremonial costume consisting of a deer head and hide, used in a diorama of Yosemite National Park. The diorama is part of the Anthropology Exhibit in the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Indians of North America
Anthropology
Exhibitions
Ethnology
Yosemite National Park
Ceremonial objects
Models and modelmaking
Dioramas
Standard number:
SIA2009-2199 and 41648-G
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7498

Anthropology Hall, U.S. National Museum

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Cyanotype
Type:
Cyanotype
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1911
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Exhibit cases displaying pottery and other archaeological objects in the Anthropology Hall in the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 3
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Archaeology, Division of
Anthropology
Pottery
Archaeology
Exhibitions
Museum buildings
Standard number:
28594 or NHB-28594
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10003

Anthropology Hall, United States National Museum

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Cyanotype
Type:
Cyanotype
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1911
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Two rows of exhibit cases showing life groups of Native Americans in the Anthropology Hall in the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 2
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Indians of North America
Anthropology
Exhibitions
Ethnology
Museum techniques
Standard number:
28600 or NHB-28600
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10009

Smithsonian Institution Press illustrations for Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution., Press, collector
Names:
Ewers, John Canfield
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Extent:
circa 50 drawings, diagrams, and maps
circa 200 copy prints
5 prints (halftone)
2 copy negatives
Culture:
Alabama Indians
Atakapa Indians
Catawba Indians
Cherokee Indians
Chickasaw Indians
Chitimacha Indians
Choctaw Indians
Creek Indians
Houma Indians
Indians of North America--Great Plains
Indians of North America--Southern States
Kiowa Indians
Koasati Indians
Natchez Indians
Seminole Indians
Timucua Indians
Tunica Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The collection is made up of illustrations prepared for new printings of James Mooneyʹs "Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians," John Reed Swantonʹs "Indians of the Southeastern United States," and John C. Ewers's "The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture" in the Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology series. It includes images of maps, Kiowa, Blackfeet, and Indians of the American Southeast, and American Indian artwork and other artifacts. Images of Indians include photographs, portraits, and drawings. There are also textual publication materials, including layout and notated reprint, available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
The aim of the Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology series, which is comprised of reprinted BAE publications, was to appeal to a more popular audience. The series began in 1979 with the publication of "Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians" and "Indians of the Southeastern United States." "The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture" was published the following year.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-39, NAA Photo Lot 80-6
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1979.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photo Lot 80-6 has been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 80-39. These photographs were also made and collected for the Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology publications and form part of this collection.
Originals for some of these images, as well as additional photographs by John Swanton, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 76 and 87-2Q.
Originals for some of these images, as well as additional photographs by James Mooney, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 74 and 14 as well as NAA MS 2531.
Originals for some of these images, as well as additional photographs by John C. Ewers, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the papers of John Canfield Ewers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Illustrations
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 80-39, Illustrations for Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-39
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Smithsonian Institution Press illustrations for Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-39

Anthropology Hall, National Museum of Natural History

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Cyanotype
Type:
Cyanotype
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1911
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Wall exhibit cases and floor exhibit cases displaying pottery stretch in rows across the Anthropology Hall in the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 3
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Archaeology, Division of
Anthropology
Pottery
Exhibitions
Ceramics
Archaeology
Standard number:
24794 or MNH-24794
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10004

Hupa Indians Anthropology Exhibit, U.S. National Museum

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Native American Hall
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Place:
United States
California
Date:
pre 1957
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See Neg. # SIA2007-0071 or old Neg. # 43595-D for an earlier diorama without the legend of the same group before the Exhibits Modernization Program and Neg. # 22188 for the exhibit hall in 1911.
Summary:
An exhibition diorama of the Hupa people of Northern California. This life group consists of five individuals participating in a variety of domestic tasks. The exhibit is part of the Anthropology Exhibit in the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Indians of North America
Exhibitions
Baskets
Hupa Indians
Dioramas
Clothing and dress
Costume
Anthropological museums and collections
Women
Anthropology
Exhibit cases
Artifacts
Mannequins (figures)
Museum mannequins
Standard number:
30303 or mnh-30303 or 30304
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10007

United States National Museum, Anthropology Hall

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Subject:
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10w x 8h
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1910
March 1910
Notes:
See also number 22192
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, National Museum Building Construction Records, Image #SIA2009-1987
Topic:
Smithsonian buildings
Museum buildings
Local number:
SIA RU000079 [SIA2009-1987]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_385577

United States National Museum, Physical Anthropology Corridor

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Subject:
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10w x 8h
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1911
January 15, 1911
Notes:
See also number 24049
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, National Museum Building Construction Records, Image #SIA2009-1975
Topic:
Smithsonian buildings
Museum buildings
Local number:
SIA RU000079 [SIA2009-1975]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_385585

Anthropology Exhibit, National Museum of Natural History

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1955
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Neg. # 30230.
Summary:
Visitors at the opening of the new Hall of American Indians at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The exhibit case is a life group of the "Cocopa Desert Dwellers."
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: Visitors to Smithsonian
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Museum visitors
Anthropology
Ethnology
Indians of North America
Exhibitions
Dioramas
Cocopa Indians
Children
Lower California
Clothing and dress
Costume, Artifacts
Openings
Standard number:
43446-B or MNH-43446B
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9698

Anthropology Exhibit, Khmer Culture, National Museum of Natural History

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Place:
Cambodia
Date:
1962
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
"Cambodia: The Khmer Culture" exhibit in the "Pacific and Asian Cultures" exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History. The case contains various tools and baskets. The exhibit opened in 1962.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 12
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Anthropology
Ethnology
Exhibitions
Baskets
Khmers
Standard number:
MNH-911B or MNH911B
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10017

Anthropology Hall in the New U.S. National Museum, 1910

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Cyano type; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1910
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The original negative number is 22191, but that negative is not on file. There are several other photographs of this exhibit hall in this location.
Summary:
Anthropology Hall in the new United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. Several exhibit cases with life groups are visible with various Asiatic peoples represented.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 6 and Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 2
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Anthropology
Exhibitions
Ethnology
Standard number:
2002-10668
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8124

Anthropology Conservation Lab Volunteers

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Author:
Sims, Eugene
Subject:
Anthropology Conservation Laboratory
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution Building Great Hall
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 9 3/4w x 6.5h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
January 1994
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
In this photo, volunteers from the Anthropology Conservation Lab in the National Museum of Natural History gather for an event in the Great Hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building, the "Castle".
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 98-015, Box 2, Folder: January 1994
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Volunteers
Volunteer workers in museums
Women
Conservators
Anthropology
Standard number:
SIA2009-2217 and 93-4700126
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12094

Life Groups on Display in Anthropology Hall, U.S. National Museum

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1911
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The original negative number is 26507, but that negative has been lost.
Summary:
Several exhibit cases of life groups showing various Asian cultures in the Anthropology Hall in the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. There are also exhibit cases of pottery and ceramics.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 2
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Anthropology
Exhibitions
Pottery
Ceramics
Ethnology
Ethnology--Asia
Standard number:
2002-10660
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10010

Photographs of Smithsonian Institution anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer
Names:
Smithsonian Institution., Bureau of American Ethnology, exhibit designer
United States National Museum., exhibit designer
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933, exhibit designer
Extent:
31 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Hopi Indians
Indians of Mexico
Indians of North America--Great Plains
Indians of North America--Northwest Coast of North America
Indians of North America--Southwest, New
Indians of the West Indies
Mayas
Zuni Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Xochicalco Site (Mexico)
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents note:
Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian, Mexican, and Mesoamerican sculptures, ceramics, tools, textiles, masks, and baskets. Photographs also document the Bureau of American Ethnology's exhibits, including "symbolic art," drawings and paintings on artifacts from tribes of the New Southwest, Plains, and Northwest Coast. The collection also includes a photograph of carved designs on a structure at Xochicales, possibly used in the exhibition or as part of its design.
Biographical/Historical note:
The National Museum's Department of Anthropology and the Bureau of American Ethnology exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition were highly integrated, and both were designed by then chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology and former head curator of the Department of Anthropology, William Henry Holmes. The exhibits were intended to illustrate "the higher culture of the native American peoples as shown in their arts and industries." The exhibit featured examples of architecture, sculpture, ceramics, metal work, water craft, musical instruments, pipes, and ceremonial objects and included models of Aztec ruins based on plans by De Lancey W. Gill.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-31
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Papers, photographs, and records relating to exhibitions at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4689, MS 7571, MS 7208, Photo Lot 24, and Bureau of American Ethnology Letters Received 1888-1906.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds Exposition Records of the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum, 1867-1940 (SIA RU000070) as well as photographs of the exhibits.
Additional photographs of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 107, Photo Lot 89-8, and Photo Lot 90-1.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Decorative arts.
Exhibitions
Mayas -- Antiquities
Religion
Symbolism
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 82-31, Photographs of Smithsonian anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
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Photographs of Smithsonian Institution anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-31

Arctic Region Life Group, Anthropology Exhibit, U.S. National Museum

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Cyanotype
Type:
Cyanotype
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1915
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The original negative number is 24875, but that negative has been lost. This life group was moved to a more modern display in negative number MNH-035. This life group is still on exhibit today (6/22/1999).
Summary:
Anthropology Exhibit in the United States National Museum building, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, of an "Arctic Region" life group. There are five individuals gathered around a sled with several sled dogs. In the foreground of the case there is a dead seal that one of the individuals has just trapped.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 2
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Indians of North America
Anthropology
Exhibitions
Ethnology
Eskimos
Sled dogs
Seals (Animals)
Standard number:
2002-10659
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10008

Pottery Exhibit, Anthropology Hall

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Cyanotype
Type:
Cyanotype
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1911
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Anthropology Hall in the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. Exhibit cases line both sides of the hall and are filled with baskets and pottery including some from New Mexico.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 3
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Anthropology
Exhibitions
Baskets
Pottery
New Mexico
Standard number:
28603 or NHB-28603
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10002

Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Sinte Gleska University students at the National Anthropological Archives

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Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Names:
Phelps-Stokes Fund
Sinte Gleska University -- students
Dillon, Wilton S., 1923-
Extent:
4 negatives
Culture:
Hopi Indians
Indians of North America--Great Plains
Indians of North America--Southwest, New
Teton Indians
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1981
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made during a visit by four Sinte Gleska University students to the National Anthropological Archives reading room on April 17, 1981. The photographs depict the students (including David Beaulieu, Stanley Red Bird, and Mary Sue Walking Eagle) with Rose Robinson (Hopi) of the Phelps Stokes Fund and Wilton S. Dillon, Smithsonian director of seminars and symposia and coordinator of the exhibit. The photographs were probably commissioned by the NAA.
Biographical/Historical note:
Sinte Gleska University in Mission, South Dakota, was establshed as a two-year college in 1970 and became a four-year institution three years later. Named for the Brulé chief, Sinte Gleska (Spotted Tail), it is a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and aims "to plan, design, implement and assess post-secondary programs and other educational resources uniquely appropriate to the Lakota people in order to facilitate individual development and tribal autonomy." In 1981, a delegation from the college came to the Smithsonian to see Wilton Dillon, a member of the Board of the Phelps Stokes Fund.
Local Call Number(s):
Photo Lot 82-65
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Material relating to Sinte Gleska University can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in American Indian Social and Political memorabilia.
Records relating to the Phelps-Stokes Fund's work with American Indian higher education can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4806.
Records relating to Dillon's work at the Smithsonian can be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA RU000494, RU000495, RU000498, RU000500, Acc. 96-055, Acc. 06-190, Acc. 06-192, and Acc. 09-205.
Provenance:
Donated by Office of Printing and Photographic Services, 1982.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 82-65, Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Sinte Gleska University students at the National Anthropological Archives, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-65
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Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services photographs of Sinte Gleska University students at the National Anthropological Archives
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-65

Anthropology Hall, USNM

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1911
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See 1930s image, neg. #27069, for a close-up of the front exhibit case of just the diorama of the Samoan Indian group.
This print is reproduced in USNM Bulletin 80, Plate 19, following page 114. There are many other photographs of the National Museum of Natural History in this location, as well as throughout RU79, Box 9.
A sepia image is available under Neg. #SIA2009-2193.
Summary:
Anthropology Hall in the new United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. The Anthropology Hall contains many exhibit cases with artifacts in them. The front exhibit case, which was part of the Polynesian ethnology exhibit, shows a life group of indigenous people of the Samoan Indian group with native artifacts.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder 1A and Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Exhibitions
Anthropology
New Museums
Exhibit cases
Clothing and dress
Polynesians
Samoans
Ethnology--Polynesian
Artifacts
Standard number:
SIA2009-1805 and SIA2009-2193 (sepia) and 97-3042 and SIA 1270
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_6911
Additional Online Media:

Museum in the Upper Main Hall, Smithsonian Institution Building

view Museum in the Upper Main Hall, Smithsonian Institution Building digital asset number 1
Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1885-1890
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Information is from: Field, Stamm & Ewing. THE CASTLE, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SMITHSONIAN BUILDING (p. 85)
Summary:
The Upper Main Hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building, looking east, with an Anthropology exhibit from the United States National Museum, c. 1885-1890. The Upper Main Hall is above the Great Hall.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 4
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Upper Main Hall
Anthropology
Exhibitions
Standard number:
21346 or MAH-21346
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8210

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