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Felices Pascuas de Navidad y Ano Nuevo--Cochabamba, Bolivia [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (black-and-white, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Cochabamba, Bolivia
Bolivia -- 1900-1920
Scope and Contents:
Photograph of two Indian women dressed and dancing in Quechua style, their costumes tinted in different colors. The rest of the photograph remains in black and white and features other people in urban / mestizo dress observing the dance.
General:
Series II, Box 16, Foreign, Bolivia.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- 1900-1920  Search this
Indians of South America--Quechua -- 1900-1920  Search this
Christmas -- 1900-1920 -- Bolivia  Search this
Celebrations, secular -- 1900-1920  Search this
Dance  Search this
Folk dancing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Bolivia
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e460f253-7b33-4155-b7a4-f379c5cf66dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2248

A. Hyatt Verrill negatives, photographs and other materials

Creator:
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide
170 Photographic prints (albumen)
392 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Culture:
Arecuna  Search this
Warao  Search this
Akurio (Acuria)  Search this
Akawaio (Acawai)  Search this
Coclé Guaymi (Cocle)  Search this
Arawak  Search this
Waiwai  Search this
Macushi (Macusi)  Search this
Patamona  Search this
Carib  Search this
Sabanero  Search this
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Taruma  Search this
Teribe (Terraba)  Search this
Ngäbe (Boorabi)  Search this
Emberá (Choikoi)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Photographs
Negatives
Place:
Penonomé (Panama) -- Antiquities -- photographs
Date:
circa 1880-1925
Summary:
These images depict the indigenous people of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Chile; the largest percentage of the images are of Panama and Guyana (British Guiana).
Scope and Contents:
The Verrill collection consists primarily of photographic materials made by Verrill in Guyana and Panama. Dating from 1917 and 1925, the Guyana photographs depict mostly Carib and Patamona but also Warao, Arecuna, Akawaio (Acawai), Akurio (Acuria), Arawak, Macushi (Macusi), Waiwai, and Taruma men and women. These are mostly informal portraits, but the photographs also document dwellings and various activities, such as weaving, spinning, fishing, and canoeing. Included in the Guyana materials are also nineteenth-century (ca. 1880?) albumen prints of portraits of Wapichana (Wapishana), Waiwai, Atorai, and Taruma men and women; Verrill most likely did not make these photographs. The Panama materials date from 1924 and 1925 and are primarily portraits of Teribe (Terraba), Ngäbe (Boorabi), Coclé Guaymi (Cocle), Guaymi, Kuna (Cuna), Emberá (Choikoi), and Sabanero men and women, but the photographs also depict dwellings, ceremonials, and canoes. Among the Panama materials are photographs depicting antiquities from Penonomé. The collection also consists of 1924 photographs of the indigenous peoples of Peru, Bolivia, and Chile and 1925 photographs of the indigenous peoples of Suriname and Peru.
Arrangement note:
Negatives Arranged by negative number (N10017-N10307, N10804-N10966, N11229-N11257, N29558, N34270, N34288-N34289, N34294, N34930-N34932, N36040-N36041, N36044, N41525)

Prints Arranged by print number (P00243-P00271, P00289-P00341, P00289-P00341, P02207-P02215, P06385-P06401, P06654-P06682, P06654-P06682, P06695-P06700, P06703, P07307, P07310-P07315, P07317, P07384-P07394, P09137-P09141, P18855)

Lantern slide Arranged by lantern slide number (L00076)
Biographical/Historical note:
Born in 1871 in New Haven, Connecticut, A. Hyatt Verrill was an illustrator, naturalist, explorer, and author of more than 105 books. From 1889 to 1928, he either explored, made ethnological expeditions to, or excavated in Bermuda, the West Indies, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Surinam.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Topic:
Indians of South America -- Peru  Search this
Indians of South America -- Chile  Search this
Indians of South America -- Suriname  Search this
Indians of South America -- Bolivia  Search this
Indians of South America -- Panama  Search this
Indians of South America -- Guiana  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Negatives
Citation:
A. Hyatt Verrill negatives, photographs and other materials, 1917-1926, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.015
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv49666ca51-a9ef-4a0b-954e-ff45c26851a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-015

Young Girl in Costume Outside Masonry Building with Wood Door

Creator:
Price, Willard  Search this
Collector:
Interchurch World Movement  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology. Division of Physical Anthropology  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 008 in mounted on 009 in x 014 in)
Culture:
Indians of South America -- Bolivia  Search this
South American Indian -- Bolivia  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.07609901

OPPS NEG.37191H
Local Note:
Received, 1921, Owned by National Geographic Society
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Bolivia -- La Paz
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection / South America / Peoples
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-8-ref10506

Woman Wearing Necklaces and Nose-Plug

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology. Division of Physical Anthropology  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (005 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Indians of South America -- Bolivia  Search this
South American Indian -- Bolivia  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.07611300

OPPS NEG.33503
Local Note:
Indian Huitota (Camena) de Ultmo Retire
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Bolivia -- Madidi ? River
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection / South America / Peoples
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-8-ref10523

Woman Wearing Necklaces and Nose-Plug

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology. Division of Physical Anthropology  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (005 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Indians of South America -- Bolivia  Search this
South American Indian -- Bolivia  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.07611400

OPPS NEG.33503
Local Note:
Indian Huitota (Camena) de Ultmo Retire
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Bolivia -- Madidi ? River
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection / South America / Peoples
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-8-ref10524

Man in Costume and with Head-Gear (Fur Hat)

Creator:
Price, Willard  Search this
Collector:
Interchurch World Movement  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology. Division of Physical Anthropology  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 008 in mounted on 009 in x 014 in)
Culture:
Indians of South America -- Bolivia  Search this
South American Indian -- Bolivia  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.07609902

OPPS NEG.37191H
Local Note:
Received, 1921, Owned by National Geographic Society
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Bolivia -- La Paz
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection / South America / Peoples
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-8-ref10507

Rev. L.L. Legters prints and negatives

Creator:
Legters, L. L. (Leonard Livingston)  Search this
Extent:
87 Acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
244 Photographic prints (albumen, 3 x 5 inches.)
Culture:
Borôro (Bororo)  Search this
Nahukuá (Nahuqua)  Search this
Chiquitano (Chiquito)  Search this
Parecís (Paressi)  Search this
Nambikuára (Nambicuara)  Search this
Kabixí (Cabichí/Cabishi)  Search this
Terêna (Tereno)  Search this
Umutina (Barbados)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Acetate negatives
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Date:
1925-1926
Summary:
This collection contains 244 albumen prints and 87 acetate negatives taken by Rev. L.L. Legters in 1925-1926. The images depict scenes of everyday life among various tribes in Brazil and Bolivia, including the Bororo, the Chiquito, the Nambicuara, the Terena and the Umotina.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of photographs and negatives made by Legters from 1925 to 1926 primarily in Brazil but also Bolivia. Legters made these materials while he was working as a missionary, and so he made the majority of the photographs of indigenous peoples while they were gathered at Legters's Brazil mission. The photographs document Nahukuá (Nahuqua), Borôro (Bororo), Nambikuára (Nambicuara), Umutina (Barbados), Terêna (Tereno), Kabixí (Cabichí/Cabishi), and Parecís (Paressi) men, women, and children of Brazil, and the Chiquitano (Chiquito) of Bolivia. These include informal, outdoor portraits of individuals and groups and representations of dwellings and people fishing, canoeing, trading, gathering water, carrying burden baskets, using bows and arrows, etc. Some of the negatives may be later copy negatives.
Arrangement note:
Prints Arranged by print number (P13758-P14001)

Negatives Arranged by negative number (N36892-N36924, N36945-N36955, N36967-N36999, N37077-N37086)
Biographical/Historical note:
Best known for performing the funeral rites of Geronimo in 1909, Reverend Leonard Livingston Legters (1873-1940) was a missionary. In 1925, he conducted missionary work in the Amazon Basin in Brazil. He later served as secretary of the Pioneer Mission Agency.
Provenance:
Historically, the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation managed all photographic materials separately. This collection description represents current management practices of organizing and contextualizing related archival materials.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Indians of South America -- Missions -- Brazil -- Photographs  Search this
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Photographs  Search this
Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Photographs
Citation:
Rev. L.L. Legters prints and negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.049
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv44a46f28d-a0d0-49ec-89e1-08cde8388a45
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-049

James C. Jones collection from Boliva

Creator:
Jones, James C. (James Clyde), 1944-  Search this
Extent:
910 Slides (photographs) (color, 35mm)
2 Sound cassettes
Culture:
Moxo (Mojo)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Sound cassettes
Sound cassette
Place:
Bolivia
Date:
1977-1979
1988
Summary:
This collection includes slides (photographic) and audio-cassettes created by James Jones during research trips to San Ingnacio de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia in 1977-1979 and 1988. Jones was conducting research to complete his dissertation in anthropology and photographed many indigenous Moxo (Mojo) community members he interviewed during the course of his research, as well as local festivals and agricultural activities.
Scope and Contents:
The James C. Jones collection includes photographic slides (35mm) and two audio-cassettes made by Jones in San Ignacios de Moxis, Beni, Bolivia in 1977-1979 and in 1988. The majority of the photographic slides in this collection were taken by Jones during his 1977-1979 research trip for his PhD dissertation. There are a small number of slides that were shot in 1988 on a return trip to Beni, Bolivia. The slides from 1977-1979 were shot in 25 rolls with 36 slides per roll. The majority of the photographs were shot in and near San Ignacio de Moxos in Beni, Bolivia an indigenous village in Norther Bolivia, though additional locations in Bolivia visited include Trinidad and La Paz. Jones interviewed around 70 local Moxo (Mojo) men and women in and near San Ignacio. During and in between interviews Jones shot photographs that documented daily life for his interviewees with a particular focus on agricultural activities such as farming and cooking. Many of the photographs include images of the Rivero family (Ignacito and Yolanda) with whom Jones stayed for extended periods of time. Jones also took a special interest in the many celebrations and festivals that occurred during his stay in Bolivia and took photographs of dancers, musicians and processions. He also shot many landscape views of the village, farms, "pampas," as well as aerial views of roads and rivers and close up images of the local flora and fauna.

The two audio-cassettes, recorded by Jones in 1977-1978, includes music played by local Moxo musicians during special occasions, such as Christmas, Independence Day as well as music played in the local church. There are also interviews with Juan Bautista Savala and Chaco war veteran Horacio Semani.
Arrangement:
Arranged chronologically and by slide roll or sound-cassette.
Biographical / Historical:
James C. Jones was born in Harlan, Kentucky in 1944. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 1966 with a B.A. in Science in Mathematics. Jones spent two years teaching math in Columbia (1969-1970) and developed an interest in Latin American studies while traveling around South America. Due to this interest, he pursued and received a Master's degree and later PhD in anthropology at the University of Florida. Jones first visited San Ignacio/Beni in 1976 for three months to define his topic for his PhD thesis with funding from the University of Florida's Tropical South American Program. He returned to Bolivia with funding from the Inter-American Foundation in 1977 (September) and stayed through the first quarter of 1979. Returning to Florida, Jones finished his dissertation in 1980 titled "Conflict between Whites and Indians on the Llanos de Moxos, Beni Department" (PhD diss., University of Florida, 1980).

After completing his degree, Jones left the field of anthropology and received a Master's degree in agricultural economics, entering the world of development for the next 15 years. During this time Jones worked on development and security issues across the globe. Jones resumed research on Bolivia in the late 1980's and 1990s and published an essay, "Development: Reflections from Bolivia" in the Society for Applied Anthropology's Human Organization, Vol. 56, No. 1 (Spring 1997), pp.111-120. Since then, Jones has worked as an independent contractor.
Separated Materials:
Jones took copious notes that describe that photographic and audio materials but these are still in the possession of Jones himself. The Archive Center has copies of these notes for reference purposes only.
Provenance:
Gift of James Jones, 2017.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
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 nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, 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. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Indians of South America -- Bolivia  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Applied anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs) -- 1950-2000
Sound cassette
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); James Jones collection from Bolivia, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.110
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4d29abf08-ec3a-48a0-9436-35ad7b76ceeb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-110

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