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Marjorie Meriweather Post photograph collection

Creator:
Post, Marjorie Merriweather  Search this
Names:
Lehman & Duval Lithrs.  Search this
United States. Army. Signal Corps  Search this
Angeline Suquamish Indian, d.1896  Search this
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Geronimo, 1829-1909  Search this
King, Charles Bird, 1785-1862  Search this
Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733  Search this
Extent:
2 Lithographs
1 Postcard
1 Engraving
1 Print (mounted in frame)
1 newspaper clipping in squirrel frame
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Duwamish Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lithographs
Postcards
Engravings
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs collected by Marjorie Meriweather Post relating to American Indians. They include images of Post's home at Camp Topridge, Geronimo, Buffalo Bill Cody, Indian chiefs and US officials at Pine Ridge in 1891, and Princess Angeline. Additionally, there are lithographs of Caa-tou-see and Shin-Ga-Ba-Wossinis, and a B. Picart engraving of American Indians circling a burial mound and a newspaper clipping ("Out of Human Skin") in a squirrel pelt frame.
Biographical/Historical note:
Marjorie Meriweather Post (1887-1973) was a Washington, D.C., businesswoman, philanthropist, and collector of decorative art objects. Her father Charles W. Post was the owner of Postup Cereal Company, later General Foods Corporation. In 1973, Marjorie Post's philanthropy earned her the first ever James Smithson Society Medal, the Smithsonian Institution's highest benefactor award. After her death, Post willed her Hillwood estate to the Smithsonian along with her American Indian artifact collection at Camp Topridge.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-46
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Marjorie Merriweather Post papers (MS 7278).
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds the records of Post's Hillwood Estate, 1960-1976 (SIA RS00740).
Related Archival Materials note:
Timeche, Bruce Hahai-I Wuhti (Pour Water Woman/Kachina Mother/Kachina Grandmother) Wearing Mask and in Costume and Holding Basket Tray 1957 AAH5661NA (GEAC)00098249 USNM ACC 75046
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
Lithographs
Engravings
Citation:
Photo lot 75-46, Marjorie Meriweather Post photograph collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-46
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-46

Moana Honga (Great Walker) 1824 Drawing

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1824
Local number:
NAA INV 09123400
NAA MS 22 ?
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_80735

Rantchewaime or Female Flying Pigeon

Creator:
McKenney and Hall  Search this
Artist:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Subject:
Beautiful Female Eagle that flies in the air  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Iowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1824
Local number:
OPPS NEG 3895 B
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93681

No-way-ke-sug-ga

Creator:
McKenny and Hall  Search this
Artist:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Oto Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1837
Local number:
OPPS NEG 3842
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_94971

Chou-ca-pe, a second chief

Creator:
McKenny and Hall  Search this
Artist:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Oto Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1821
Local number:
OPPS NEG 3843
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_94972

Chonmonicase ("Chon-mon-i-case, or L'ietan, an Oto Half-Chief")

Creator:
McKenney & Hall  Search this
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Photographer:
Gill, De Lancey W  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Oto Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1836
Local number:
OPPS NEG 3844
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_94973

Chonmonicase, a half chief

Creator:
McKenney and Hall  Search this
Artist:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Oto Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1821
Local number:
OPPS NEG 3844 A
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_94974

"Hayne Hudjihini or The Eagle of Delight"

Creator:
McKenney & Hall  Search this
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Photographer:
Gill, De Lancey W  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Oto Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1836
Local number:
OPPS NEG 3844 X
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_94976

Sharitarish ? (Wicked Chief) 1824 Drawing

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf
Culture:
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1824
Local number:
NAA INV 09123500
NAA MS 23 ?
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_80736

[Painting of Ma'katawimesheka'kaa or Black Hawk, a subordinate chief]

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
glass negative
Culture:
Sauk Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
BAE GN 658 A
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_247348

[Painting of Kai-pol-e-qua, a Sauk brave]

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
glass negative
Culture:
Sauk Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
BAE GN 660
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_247349

[Oil painting of Pushmataha, noted Choctaw warrior]

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
glass negative
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
BAE GN 1092 B
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_247385

[Lithograph of Mo-hon-ga or Sacred Sun, and child]

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
glass negative
Culture:
Osage Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
BAE GN 4144
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_247974

Assiniboin man, The Light 1832

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1832
Local number:
NAA INV 9990000
OPPS NEG 4694
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90045

Jack-O-pa, a Chippewa Chief 1822

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1822
Local number:
OPPS NEG 431 B
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90858

Chippewa man, "Essneboin" (Assiniboin) 1827

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1827
Local number:
OPPS NEG 443
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_90862

Choctaw man, Pushmataha

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1824
Local number:
OPPS NEG 1092 B
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_91213

Me-na-wa, a Creek warrior

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Creek Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1826
Local number:
OPPS NEG 1119 B
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_91349

Creek man, Yoholomicco

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Creek Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1830
Local number:
OPPS NEG 1128
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_91350

Creek man, Tustennuggee Emathla

Creator:
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Physical description:
1 8x10 in photograph
Culture:
Creek Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1826
Local number:
OPPS NEG 1149
See more items in:
Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_91358

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