Negatives and photographic prints made by Frederick P. Orchard in Port Washington on Long Island, New York in 1927 and at Pricer Mound near Chillicothe, Ohio in 1926.
Scope and Contents:
This collections contains 7 negatives and 5 photographic prints made by Frederick P. Orchard in Port Washington on Long Island, New York in 1927 (negatives) and at Pricer Mound near Chillicothe, Ohio in 1926 (photographic prints). The photographs include images of burial and mound sites as well as objects found at Port Washington. Most of these photographs are restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
N13457-N13462, N13481, P08369-P08373.
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Frederick Preston Orchard (1891-1977) was an assistant curator of archaeology at the Peabody Museum. He was the son of William C. Orchard, who worked for George Heye and the Museum of the American Indian from 1908 to 1939. Frederick Orchard worked for the the MAI, Heye Foundation in 1926 and 1927 conducting excavations at Port Washington on Long Island, New York and Pricer Mound near Chillicothe, Ohio. He also published "A Matinecoc Site on Long Island" in "Indian Notes" Vol. V, No. 2, April 1928,
Archaeological materials collected during these excavations can be found in NMAI's archaeology collections.
Field collections for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation by Frederick P. Orchard, 1926 and 1927.
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: email@example.com). Many of these photographs are restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick P. Orchard excavation photographs from Port Washington and Pricer Mound, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.