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James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West

Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Crook, George, 1829-1890  Search this
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876  Search this
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876  Search this
Juárez, Benito, 1806-1872  Search this
Kinman, Seth  Search this
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Red Cloud, 1822-1909  Search this
Richard, Louis  Search this
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888  Search this
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890  Search this
Spotted Tail, 1823-1881  Search this
Photographer:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Easterly, Thomas M. (Thomas Martin), 1809-1882  Search this
Eaton, E. L. (Edric L.), b. ca. 1836  Search this
Ebell, Adrian J. (Adrian John), 1840-1877  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
M'Clees, Jas. E. (James E.)  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Pywell, Wm. R. (William Redish), 1843-1886  Search this
Vannerson, Julian, 1827-  Search this
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886  Search this
Extent:
4 Tintypes
3 Chromolithographs
3 Lithographs (3 chalk-manner lithographs)
1 Print (photogravure)
118 Pages (Scrapbook)
685 Prints (circa, albumen)
80 Items (circa 80 relief prints (including woodcuts and wood engraving))
30 Items (circa 30 intaglio prints (including etchings and engravings))
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tintypes
Chromolithographs
Lithographs
Prints
Pages
Photographs
Newspapers
Woodcuts
Place:
Mexico
Taos Pueblo (N.M.)
California
Oregon
Fort Davis (Tex.)
New Mexico
Fort Snelling (Minn.)
Arizona
Texas
San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)
Zuni (N.M.)
Kansas
Colorado
Date:
circa 1863-1900
Summary:
Scrapbook entitled "Our Wild Indians in Peace and War: Surveys, Expeditions, Mining and Scenery of the Great West," compiled by James E. Taylor, possibly as a source for his own illustrations.
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook entitled "Our Wild Indians in Peace and War: Surveys, Expeditions, Mining and Scenery of the Great West," compiled by James E. Taylor, possibly as a source for his own illustrations. The album includes photographs (mostly albumen with three tintypes), newsclippings, wood engravings, and lithographs, some of which are reproductions of Taylor's own illustrations and paintings. Photographs depict American Indians, US Army soldiers and scouts, historical sites, forts, and scenery. Some were made on expeditions, including the Hayden and Powell surveys, and created from published stereographs. Many of Taylor's illustrations are signed, and some are inscribed with dates and "N. Y." The scrapbook also includes clippings from newspapers and other written sources relating to illustrations and photographs in the album.
Biographical Note:
James E. Taylor (1839-1901) was an artist-correspondent for Leslie's Illustrated Weekly Newspaper from 1863-1883. Born in Cincinatti, Ohio, he graduated from Notre Dame University by the age of sixteen. Taylor enlisted in the 10th New York Infantry in 1861 and the next year was hired by Leslie's Illustrated newspaper as a "Special Artist" and war correspondent. In 1864 he covered the Shenandoah Valley campaign, and was later one of the illustrator-correspondents at the 1867 treaty negotiations at Medicine Lodge, Kansas. He soon earned the moniker "Indian Artist" because of his vast number of drawings of American Indians. In 1883 Taylor retired from Leslie's to work as a freelance illustrator. Colonel Richard Irving Dodge used Taylor's drawings to illustrate his memoir, "Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years' Personal Experience among the Red Men of the Great West" (1882).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4605
Related Materials:
The National Anthropolgical Archives holds additional photographs by photographers represented in this collection (including original negatives for some of these prints), particularly in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 37, Photo Lot 60, Photo Lot 87.

Additional photographs by Whitney, Gardner, and Barry held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 80-18.

Julian Vannerson and James E. McClees photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4286.

Pywell photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4498.

O'Sullivan photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo lot 4501.

Additional Hillers photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 83-18 and Photo Lot 87-2N.
Provenance:
Donated or transferred by John Witthoft from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, April 14, 1961.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Church buildings  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Dance  Search this
White River Massacre, Colo., 1879  Search this
Painting  Search this
Washita Campaign, 1868-1869  Search this
Mormon Church -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Newspapers
Woodcuts
Tintypes
Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4605
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James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33fa281bf-1e72-4f26-ae86-8c8389244b4e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4605
Online Media:

Photograph of frontier celebrities in "Scouts of the Plains"

Names:
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876  Search this
Omohundro, John Burwell, 1846-1880  Search this
Extent:
1 Copy print
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1873
Scope and Contents note:
Photograph made from a tintype depicting Texas Jack Omohundro, Buffalo Bill Cody, and Wild Bill Hickok, with two other men, probably Eugene Overton and Elisha Green. The men wear fringed buckskins and hats and carry rifles.
Biographical/Historical note:
In fall 1873, Wild Bill Hickok joined Buffalo Bill Cody and Texas Jack Omohundro in the western melodrama, "Scouts of the Plains." In March 1874, he quit the show and returned to the frontier.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 81-17
Reproduction Note:
Copy print probably made by Joseph G. Rosa, 1981.
General note:
Information on original tintype taken from February 7, 1981 letter from Joseph G. Rosa, Wild Bill Hickok biographer.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Digital surrogate held by Denver Public Library.
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 81-17, Photograph of frontier celebrities in "Scouts of the Plains", National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-17
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fe0d9900-de9e-4be0-99d8-d082fd92ad25
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-81-17

Treasures from our West

Author:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917  Search this
Buffalo Bill Historical Center  Search this
Physical description:
57 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Miscellanea
In art
Place:
West (U.S.)
Wyoming
Cody
Date:
1992
C1992
19th century
Topic:
Indians of North America--Clothing  Search this
Firearms--History  Search this
Art  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Call number:
N8214.5.U6 .B84 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_523325

Copies of David F. Barry photographs of Plains Indians

Creator:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Names:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Curly, approximately 1856-1923  Search this
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876  Search this
Low Dog Dakota Oglala  Search this
Rain in the Face, approximately 1835-1905  Search this
Red Cloud, 1822-1909  Search this
Running Antelope Dakota Oglala  Search this
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890  Search this
Spotted Tail, 1823-1881  Search this
Young Man Afraid of His Horse, ca. 1830-1900  Search this
Extent:
24 Copy prints
Culture:
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Sihasapa Lakota (Blackfoot Sioux)  Search this
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1870-1890
Scope and Contents note:
The collection is largely composed of photographs depicting Plains Indians, many of whom took part in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Depicted individuals include Young Man Afraid of His Horse, Low Dog, Good Horse, Clear Eyes, Rain in the Face, Crow Flies High, Trail Hunter, Sitting Bull, Crow King, Red Cloud, White Faces, Running Antelope, Red Girl, Curly, John Grass, Gall, Spotted Tail, and a group of Ghost Dancers. There are also images of Barry, General Custer, the horse Comanche, and Buffalo Bill.
Biographical/Historical note:
David Frances Barry (1854-1934) was a photographer based in Bismarck, Dakota Territory, who is most noted for his photographs of famous American Indians. In 1878, he was hired by itinerant photographer O. S. Goff, with whom he eventually partnered. From 1878 to 1883, Barry traversed the Dakota Territory, making many of his most widely known photographs of American Indians, forts and battlefields, military officers, and other people in the region. In 1883, Barry opened a new studio in Bismarck, where he began photographing members of Cody's Wild West Show.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R81-71
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1981.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Barry, as well as originals of images in this collection, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 80-18, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, MS 4559, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Topic:
Comanche (Horse)  Search this
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R81-71, Copies of David F. Barry photographs of Plains Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81-71
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31387757f-7a51-4f08-9ac7-d3beb0000471
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r81-71

Buffalo Bill, last of the great scouts / as told by his sister, Helen Cody Wetmore

Author:
Wetmore, Helen Cody)  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
West (U.S.)
United States
Date:
1994
1994, ©1899
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Wild west shows  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
CT275.C669 D9 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_465383

Blood brothers : the story of the strange friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill / Deanne Stillman

Author:
Stillman, Deanne  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917 Friends and associates  Search this
Sitting Bull 1831-1890 Friends and associates  Search this
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
History
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Entertainers  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Wild west shows--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081944

Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull : inventing the Wild West / Bobby Bridger

Author:
Bridger, Bobby  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917  Search this
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917 Relations with Indians  Search this
Sitting Bull 1831-1890  Search this
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 480 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
West (U.S.)
Great Plains
Date:
2002
19th century
Topic:
Pioneers  Search this
Scouts (Reconnaissance)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
History  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_738984

Last of the great scouts; the life story of Col. William F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill," as told by his sister

Author:
Wetmore, Helen Cody  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917  Search this
Physical description:
xvi 296 p. illus., ports. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
West (U.S.)
United States
Date:
1965
1899
[l965?]
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Wild west shows  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F594.C67 W5 1965
F594.C67W5 1965
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_85496

Buffalo Bill's Wild West : America's national entertainment, led by the famed scout and guide Buffalo Bill ... : [programme]

Author:
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917  Search this
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company  Search this
Physical description:
31 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Type:
Miscellanea
Biography
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1987
1885
1987?]
1866-1895
1848-1950
Topic:
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Indians--Wars  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037410

American endurance : Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the vanishing Wild West / Richard A. Serrano

Author:
Serrano, Richard A  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
260 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
2016
19th century
1890-1945
Topic:
Endurance riding (Horsemanship)--History  Search this
Horse racing--History  Search this
Cross-country (Horsemanship)--History  Search this
Cowboys--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1069077

Buffalo Bill : scout, showman, visionary / Steve Friesen

Author:
Friesen, Steve 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 165 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
West (U.S.)
United States
Date:
2010
C2010
19th century
Topic:
Pioneers  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Wild west shows--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_963988

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