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Photographs of Polar Eskimos of Greenland

Creator:
Stein, Robert Dr.  Search this
Extent:
35 prints
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Date:
1897
Biographical / Historical:
See 19th Annual Report, Bureau of American Ethnology, page xviii, which states that Stein was attached to Peary's Arctic expedition for the purpose of exploring the coast of western Greenland, August 10- September 1, 1897.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4686
Local Note:
Prints made 1964 from old, curling negatives, which were then discarded. Negatives were in old envelopes marked, "Dr Stein, Greenland." One was marked 1897.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Greenland  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4686, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4686
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4686

Robert Joseph Flaherty photographs of Eskimos

Creator:
Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951  Search this
Extent:
1 print (platinum)
13 prints (possibly aquatint)
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1914-1922
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs relating to Eskimos that were part of a set made in connection with Robert Joseph Flaherty's documentary, Nannook of the North. They consist primarily of portraits of Eskimos, as well as images of a kayak in Hudson Bay, an Eskimo in the ice fields, and a close up image of a husky.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Joseph Flaherty (1884-1951) was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan, and spent his childhood traveling with his family to the mining regions in Michigan, Minnesota, and Canada. Formally educated at Upper Canada College and Michigan College of Mines, he mostly studied geology and engineering subjects. After leaving the Michigan College of Mines and marrying Frances Hubbard, Flaherty settled in Port Arthur (Thunder Bay), working as a surveyor and prospector across Canada. His father introduced him to Sir William Mackenzie, who was building a trans-Canada railroad (now the Canadian National Railway), and Mackenzie commissioned Flaherty to study the Nastapoka Islands. During this expedition (1910-1911), Flaherty developed a relationship with the Great Whale Inuit Camp. He completed three more expeditions (1911-1912, 1913-1914, and 1915-1916) for Mackenzie, during which he took numerous photographs and filmed the Inuit during his later expeditoins to Baffin Island and Belcher Islands. In 1920, Flaherty met Captain Thierry Mallet of Revillon Freres and convinced him to support a filmmaking expedition to the company's sub-arctic fur trading post, Port Harrison on Cape Dufferin. By the 1920-1921 expedition to Port Harrison (Inukjuak), Flaherty was focusing almost exclusively on film documentation, and most of his photographic work appears oriented toward the production of the film. Ultimately, Flaherty produced the first commercially successful feature length documentary film and the pioneering ethnographic film, Nannok of of the North (1922).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-17
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Columbia University's Rare Book and Manuscript Library holds the Robert Joseph Flaherty papers, 1884-1970.
Material relating to Flaherty held in the Archives of American Art in the Lotte Jacobi Place printed materials and the Preservation and utilization of documentary film footage shot by Robert Flaherty of John Howard Benson : typescript, 1978.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-17, Robert Joseph Flaherty photographs of Eskimos, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-17
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-90-17

MS 7069 Notes on Eskimos of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

Creator:
Moore, Riley Dunning, 1883-  Search this
Extent:
59 Pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes clothing, sorcery, disease, mortuary customs, descriptions of specific ceremonies, and notes on visor and whetstone used in hunting bear (item in Moore collection).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7069
Local Note:
Autograph and manuscript document
Topic:
Clothing and dress -- Eskimo  Search this
Witchcraft -- Eskimo  Search this
Medicine -- Eskimo  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies -- Eskimo  Search this
Mortuary customs -- Eskimo  Search this
Hunting -- Eskimo  Search this
Alaska  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7069, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7069
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7069

Robert A. Johnson photographs of Eskimos on Labrador coast

Creator:
Johnson, Robert A.  Search this
Extent:
5 prints (silver gelatin)
2 contact prints
3 negatives (nitrate)
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
contact prints
negatives
Photographs
Place:
Canada
Date:
circa 1930-1931, 1934, 1938
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert A. Johnson during a trip to the Labrador coast for ornithological studies in 1930-1934. They depict Eskimos, summer camps, and waterfronts at St. Maryʹs Bay, Wolf Bay, Mutton Bay, and Seven Island Bay on the Labrador coast.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert A. Johnson was an ornithologist who studied birds along the Labrador coast from 1930-1934. He also served as "Science Chief" at the Oneonta State Teacher's College in New York, which later became the State University of New York at Oneonta.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 76-124
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Canadian Eskimos from Labrador can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 37.
The archives at Cornell University holds Johnson's field journals.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Camps  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 76-124, Robert A. Johnson photograph collection of Eskimos on Labrador coast, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-124
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-76-124

LeRoy Reinburg photographs of Eskimos from the Bering Sea Patrol

Creator:
Reinburg, LeRoy  Search this
Names:
United States. Coast Guard  Search this
Extent:
6 copy prints
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Siberia (Russia)
Alaska
Date:
1907-1908
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Eskimos and their villages and dwellings, made as part of the activities of the United States Cutter Service (Coast Guard) Bering Sea Patrol. Locations depicted include Lutke Harbor, St. Lawrence Bay, and Chennotski.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Bering Sea Patrol was conducted by the United States Revenue Cutter Service from 1867 to approximately 1965. In 1915, the service merged with the US Life-Saving Service to form the US Coast Guard. LeRoy Reinberg was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Revenue Cutter Service, serving aboard the cutters Thetis (1907) and Perry (1909). After his service, Reinburg compiled his photographs of Alaska and Siberia into an album, which was passed to his son, Captain LeRoy Reinburg, Jr.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 79-16
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Dennis L. Noble, retired United States Coast Guard and director of Delphi Public Library, circa 1978.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Eskimos -- Dwellings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 79-16, LeRoy Reinburg photographs of Eskimos from the Bering Sea Patrol, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-16
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-79-16

MS 1318-a Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Page (4 pages)
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Place:
Newfoundland and Labrador
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos recorded by Truman Michelson in Labrador and Nain in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1318-a
Local Note:
Title changed from "Physical anthropology" 3/12/2014.
Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
Indians of North America -- anthropometry  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1318-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1318A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1318a
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MS 4908 Measurements of approximately 100 living Eskimos of Western Alaska, including Nunivak Island: summary tables

Creator:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Eskimo -- anthropometry  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
Summer, 1927
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4908
Local Note:
Autograph document
Topic:
Physical anthropology -- Eskimo  Search this
Alaska  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4908, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4908
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4908

MS 4909 Measurements of approximately 170 living Eskimos of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska: individual data sheets

Creator:
Moore, Riley Dunning, 1883-  Search this
Extent:
170 Pages
40 Items (adding machine tapes )
Culture:
Eskimo -- anthropometry  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1912
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in printed data sheets of Smithsonian Institution, USNM.
Biographical / Historical:
Collected under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution and the Pan-California Exposition, San Diego.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4909
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Anthropology, physical -- Eskimo  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4909, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4909
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4909

MS 321 Kodiak (Eskimo) vocabulary

Collector:
Lisi͡anskiĭ, I͡Uriĭ, 1773-1837  Search this
Extent:
6 pages
Culture:
Eskimo -- Kodiak  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Koniagmiut Eskimos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 321
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Koniag  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 321, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS321
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms321
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MS 317 Eskimo Vocabulary

Collector:
Herendeen, E. P.  Search this
Extent:
2 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
pages
Date:
March 7, 1893
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 317
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 317, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS317
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms317

MS 2055 Eskimo vocabulary

Collector:
Spriggs, S. R. (Samuel R.)  Search this
Extent:
1,700 Sheets
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sheets
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Also includes memorandum books and notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2055
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2055, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2055
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2055

MS 2110 Eskimo vocabulary

Creator:
Yerxa, C. A. (Cabot Abram), 1883-1969  Search this
Extent:
9 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2110
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2110, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2110
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2110

MS 314 Malimoot (Eskimo) vocabulary

Collector:
Bannister, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1844-1920  Search this
Names:
Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)  Search this
Extent:
15 pages
Culture:
Eskimo -- Malimoot  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
MS 314-a: On printed schedule issued by the Smithsonian Institution (1863). Includes 134 terms.

MS 314-b: A copy of vocabulary 314-a on printed form with heading "Comparative Vocabulary."
Biographical / Historical:
Bannister was with Telegraph Expedition.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 314-a; NAA MS 314-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Malemiut  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 314, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS314
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms314

MS 1318-b Eskimo anthropometry

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Creator:
Biggins, William J.  Search this
Extent:
4 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Marked "Work by William J. Biggins," a student of Dr Michelson's ? Width of face, in mm. of various individuals.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1318-b
Topic:
Anthropology, physical -- Eskimo  Search this
Indians of North America -- anthropometry  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1318-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1318B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1318b

MS 320 Western Eskimo Vocabulary

Collector:
Beechey, Frederick William, 1796-1856  Search this
Extent:
7 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains 88 terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 320
General:
Previously titled "Eskimo vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 320, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS320
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms320

MS 346 Eskimo-English Dictionary

Collector:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934  Search this
Extent:
425 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Parts I and II, Eskimo-English Dictionary. Introduction, 15 pages. Includes historical and grammatical notes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 346
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 346, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS346
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms346

MS 329 Oonalashka (Eskimo) vocabulary

Collector:
Lisi͡anskiĭ, I͡Uriĭ, 1773-1837  Search this
Extent:
6 pages
Culture:
Eskimauan -- Unalaska  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 329
Local Note:
Copy by George Gibbs ?
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Aleuts  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 329, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS329
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms329

MS 364 Greenlandic Eskimo vocabulary

Collector:
Roehrig, F. L. O. (Frederic Louis Otto), 1819-1908  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Fabricius, Otto, 1744-1822  Search this
Extent:
10 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
February 10, 1869
Scope and Contents:
Alphabet, i.e. Danish pronunciation. This is accompanied by a copy by George Gibbs, 6 pages. Contains 144 terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 364
General:
Previously titled "Vocabulary."
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 364, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS364
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms364

MS 371 Russian Eskimo Correspondence

Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Ostensacken, R.  Search this
Correspondent:
Voyevodsky, Stepan Vasiliyevich, 1805-1884  Search this
Furuhjelm, Johan Hampus, 1821-1909  Search this
Extent:
28 pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1856-1864
Scope and Contents:
Drafts of letters sent and letters received from Governors of the Russian Colonies in America concerning the collecting of vocabularies, including 2 letters signed by Governor Wowodsky (1857, 1858) and letter signed by Governor J. Furuhjelm (1859). Also includes autograph letter signed by R. Ostensacken, Newport Rhode Island, August 10, 1864, explaining Russian terms used in Alaska.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 371
Local Note:
autograph drafts of letters
manuscript letter
Citation:
Manuscript 371, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS371
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms371

MS 368 Vocabulary of the Kodiak (Eskimo)

Collector:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
6 pages
Culture:
Eskimo -- Kodiak  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Koniagmiut Eskimos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
June 1857
Scope and Contents:
Contains 156 terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 368
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Koniag  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 368, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS368
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms368

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