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Agency history, 1879-

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb 1864-1956  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton 1838-1908  Search this
Hough, Walter 1859-1935  Search this
Setzler, Frank M (Frank Maryl) 1902-1975  Search this
Stewart, T. D (Thomas Dale) 1901-1997  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R (Waldo Rudolph) 1908-1996  Search this
Woodbury, Richard B (Richard Benjamin) 1917-  Search this
Riesenberg, Saul H  Search this
Evans, Clifford 1920-1981  Search this
Fitzhugh, William W. 1943-  Search this
Ubelaker, Douglas H  Search this
Kaeppler, Adrienne Lois  Search this
Ortner, Donald J  Search this
Rogers, J. Daniel  Search this
Arnoldi, Mary Jo  Search this
Rick, Torben C  Search this
Krupnik, Igor  Search this
Burgess, Laurie E  Search this
Potts, Richard 1953-  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1878
1879-
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Anthropologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00204
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217825

Website Records, 2019-2020

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Uniform title:
Twitter  Search this
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Air and Space Magazine  Search this
Subject:
Bunch, Lonnie G  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Postal Museum (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Smithsonian Enterprises  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Museum on Main Street  Search this
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Advancement Smithsonian Women's Committee  Search this
Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access  Search this
Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of International Relations  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Chandra X-ray Observatory (U.S.)  Search this
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce (Fort Pierce, Fla.)  Search this
Smithsonian Gardens  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Chief Information Officer Digitization Program Office  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Scientific Diving Program  Search this
Smithsonian Books (Publisher)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Smithsonian Conservation Commons  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Smithsonian Exhibits  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center  Search this
Smithsonian Latino Center  Search this
Smithsonian Science Education Center  Search this
Smithsonian Transcription Center  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Arctic Studies Center (National Museum of Natural History)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
National Anthropological Archives  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Communications and External Affairs  Search this
Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum Lunder Conservation Center  Search this
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center  Search this
Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Enterprises Smithsonian Journeys  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press  Search this
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Entomology  Search this
Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Paleobiology Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems Program  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Field Book Project (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Paleobiology  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Equal Employment and Minority Affairs  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Human Resources  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships and Internships  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Inspector General  Search this
Smithsonian Facilities  Search this
Minor Planet Center (Cambridge, Mass.)  Search this
Smithsonian Latino Center Latino Virtual Museum  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Smithsonian's History Explorer  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Ocean Portal  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Bocas del Toro Research Station  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Public Observatory Project  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Punta Culebra Research Station  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Marine Global Earth Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Craft2Wear (Craft show)  Search this
Smithsonian Craft Show  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Date:
2019
2019-2020
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Online social networks  Search this
Social media  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 22-122
See more items in:
Website Records 1995-2020 [Smithsonian Institution]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404772

Vintage Prints of Indians

Photographer:
Dinwiddie, William  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Shindler, Antonio Zeno  Search this
Baer, Prescott, Arizona  Search this
Barthelmess, Christian  Search this
Bell, Bert  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Buehman, Henry  Search this
Cross, W. R. (William R.)  Search this
Carter, C. W., 1832-1918  Search this
Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison)  Search this
Curtin, Jeremiah  Search this
Easterly, Thomas M.  Search this
Elrod, J.C.  Search this
Ericson, Augustus William  Search this
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Gurney, Jeremiah  Search this
Harrison, C.P.  Search this
Hastings, Oregon Columbus  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Hutchins  Search this
James, George Wharton  Search this
Jenks, Albert Ernest  Search this
Love (pawhuska oklahoma)  Search this
Marckel, W.E.  Search this
Maude, F. H. (Frederic Hamer)  Search this
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916  Search this
Mindeleff, Victor, 1860-1948  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Morse, S.G.  Search this
Notman, William  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Parker, San Diego  Search this
Randall, A. Frank  Search this
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)  Search this
Robinson, H. P.  Search this
Russell, Frank A.  Search this
McEvoy  Search this
Sawyer, Wells, 1863-1960  Search this
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917  Search this
Soule, William S. (William Stinson), 1836-1908  Search this
Vannerson, Julian  Search this
Cohner, Samuel A.  Search this
Vroman, A. C. (Adam Clark), 1856-1916  Search this
Wallis, R.H.  Search this
Westmann, Orloff R.  Search this
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Woodruff, Charles E. Dr.  Search this
Baker and Johnston  Search this
Brown, N., and Son  Search this
Heyn Photo  Search this
McClees and Germon  Search this
Savage & Ottinger  Search this
Ulke Brothers (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
McClees Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941  Search this
Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
2,555 Prints
Culture:
American Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
19th Century
Scope and Contents:
These are mostly nineteenth-century prints of some negatives in the glass negative collection. Included are a few images made from negatives that apparently have since been broken or lost. Some of the prints were acquired by the Department of Anthropology of the United States National Museum and have accession and/or catalog numbers. Others were apparently made for exhibit purposes. The collection has not been sufficiently studied to allow the positive identification of the print makers but many were probably prepared by Charles Milton Bell, De Lancey W. Gill, John K. Hillers, and Antonio Zeno Shindler. Some of the prints have been hand colored by Shindler.
Arrangement:
Roughly by tribe
Citation:
Prints of Indian Negatives, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.177
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3371bb1cb-77da-4318-96fe-a7eef3ad3c56
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-177

Department of Anthropology records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
330.25 Linear feet (519 boxes)
Note:
Some materials are held off-site; this will be indicated at the series or sub-series level. Advanced notice must be given to view these portions of the collection.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1840s-circa 2015
Summary:
The Department of Anthropology records contain administrative and research materials produced by the department and its members from the time of the Smithsonian Institution's foundation until today.
Scope and Contents:
The Department of Anthropology records contain correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memoranda, invoices, meeting minutes, fiscal records, annual reports, grant applications, personnel records, receipts, and forms. The topics covered in the materials include collections, exhibits, staff, conservation, acquisitions, loans, storage and office space, administration, operations, research, budgets, security, office procedures, and funding. The materials were created by members of the Section of Ethnology of the Smithsonian Institution, the Division of Anthropology of the United States National Museum, the Office of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History, and the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History and range in date from before the founding of the Smithsonian Institution to today. The Department of Anthropology records also contain some materials related to the Bureau of American Ethnology, such as documents from the River Basin Surveys.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 28 series: (1) Correspondence, 1902-1908, 1961-1992; (2) Alpha-Subject File, 1828-1963; (3) Alpha-Subject File, 1961-1975; (4) Smithsonian Office of Anthropology Subject Files, 1967-1968; (5) River Basin Survey Files, 1965-1969; (6) Research Statements, Proposals, and Awards, 1961-1977 (bulk 1966-1973); (7) Publication File, 1960-1975; (8) Memoranda and Lists Concerning Condemnations, 1910-1965; (9) Notebook on Special Exhibits, 1951-1952 (10) Section on Animal Industry; (11) Administrative Records, 1891-1974; (12) Administrative Records, 1965-1994 (bulk 1975-1988); (13) Fiscal Records, 1904-1986; (14) Annual Reports, 1920-1983; (15) Chairman's Office Files, 1987-1993; (16) Division of Archaeology, 1828-1965; (17) Division of Ethnology, 1840s, 1860-1972, 1997; (18) Division of Physical Anthropology; (19) Division of Cultural Anthropology, 1920-1968; (20) Records of the Anthropological Laboratory/Anthropology Conservation and Restoration Laboratory, 1939-1973; (21) Collections Management, 1965-1985; (22) Photographs of Specimens and Other Subjects (Processing Laboratory Photographs), 1880s-1950s; (23) Exhibit Labels, Specimen Labels, Catalog Cards, and Miscellaneous Documents, circa 1870-1950; (24) Antiquities Act Permits, 1904-1986; (25) Ancient Technology Program, circa 1966-1981; (26) Urgent Anthropology; (27) Records of the Handbook of North American Indians; (28) Personnel; (29) Repatriation Office, 1991-1994
Administrative History.:
The Smithsonian Institution was founded in 1846. Although there was no department of anthropology until the creation of the Section of Ethnology in 1879, anthropological materials were part of the Smithsonian's collection from its foundation. The Section of Ethnology was created to care for the rapidly growing collection. In 1881, the United States National Museum was established. Soon thereafter, in 1883, it was broken up into divisions, including the Division of Anthropology. In 1904, Physical Anthropology was added to the Division.

The Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) was created in 1879 as a research unit of the Smithsonian, separating research from collections care. However, during the 1950s, research became a higher priority for the Department of Anthropology and, in 1965, the BAE was merged with the Department of Anthropology to create the Office of Anthropology, and the BAE's archives became the National Anthropological Archives (NAA).

In 1967, the United States National Museum was broken up into three separate museums: the Musuem of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), the National Museum of American Art, and the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The Office of Anthropology was included in NMNH and was renamed the Department of Anthropology in 1968.

New divisions were added to the Department, including the Human Studies Film Archives (HSFA) in 1981, the Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies (RIIES) in 1982, and the Repatriation Office in 1993. In 1983, the Smithsonian opened the Museum Support Center (MSC) in Suitland, Maryland, as offsite housing for collections with specialized storage facilities and conservation labs.

The Department of Anthropology is currently the largest department within NMNH. It has three curatorial divisions (Ethnology, Archaeology, and Biological Anthropology) and its staff includes curators, research assistants, program staff, collections specialists, archivists, repatriation tribal liaisons, and administrative specialists. It has a number of outreach and research arms, including the Repatriation Office, Recovering Voices, Human Origins, and the Arctic Studies Center.

The Museum is home to one of the world's largest anthropology collections, with over three million specimens in archaeology, ethnology, and human skeletal biology. The NAA is the Smithsonian's oldest archival repository, with materials that reflect over 150 years of anthropological collecting and fieldwork. The HSFA is the only North American archive devoted exclusively to the collection and preservation of anthropological film and video.

Sources Consulted

National Museum of Natural History. "Department of Anthropology: About" Accessed April 13, 2020. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/anthropology/about

National Museum of Natural History. "History of Anthropology at the Smithsonian." Accessed April 13, 2020. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/sites/default/files/media/file/history-anthropology-si.pdf

National Museum of Natural History. "History of the Smithsonian Combined Catalog." Accessed April 13, 2020 https://sirismm.si.edu/siris/sihistory.htm

Chronology

1846 -- The Smithsonian Institution is founded

1879 -- George Catlin bequeaths his collection to the Smithsonian The Section of Ethnology is established to oversee ethnological and archaeological collections The Bureau of Ethnology is established by Congress as a research unit of the Smithsonian

1881 -- The U.S. National Museum (USNM) is established as a separate entity within the Smithsonian Institution

1883 -- The staff and collections of the USNM are reorganized into divisions, including a Division of Anthropology

1897 -- The United States National Museum is reorganized into three departments: Anthropology headed by W. H. Holmes; Biology with F. W. True as head; and Geology with G. P. Merrill in charge The Bureau of Ethnology is renamed the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) to emphasize the geographic limit of its interests

1903 -- The Division of Physical Anthropology established

1904 -- The Division of Physical Anthropology is incorporated into the Division of Anthropology

1910 -- The USNM moves into the new Natural History Building

1965 -- The Smithsonian Office of Anthropology is created on February 1 The BAE is eliminated and merged with the Office of Anthropology

1968 -- The Smithsonian Office of Anthropology (SOA) of the National Museum of Natural History is retitled the Department of Anthropology on October 29

1973 -- The Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies (RIIES) is established at the National Museum of Natural History's (NMNH) Center for the Study of Man (CSM) to study the waves of immigration to the United States and its overseas outposts that began in the 1960's

1975 -- The National Anthropological Film Center is established

1981 -- The National Anthropological Film Center is incorporated into the Department of Anthropology

1982 -- The RIIES, part of the CSM at the NMNH, is transferred to the Department of Anthropology

1991 -- NMNH establishes a Repatriation Office

1993 -- The Repatriation Office is incorporated into the Department of Anthropology

Head Curators and Department Chairs

1897-1902 -- William Henry Holmes

1902-1903 -- Otis T. Mason (acting)

1904-1908 -- Otis T. Mason

1908-1909 -- Walter Hough (acting)

1910-1920 -- William Henry Holmes

1920-1923 -- Walter Hough (acting)

1923-1935 -- Walter Hough

1935-1960 -- Frank M. Setzler

1960-1962 -- T. Dale Stewart

1963-1965 -- Waldo R. Wedel

1965-1967 -- Richard Woodbury

1967-1970 -- Saul H. Riesenberg

1970-1975 -- Clifford Evans

1975-1980 -- William W. Fitzhugh

1980-1985 -- Douglas H. Ubelaker

1985-1988 -- Adrienne L. Kaeppler

1988-1992 -- Donald J. Ortner

1992-1999 -- Dennis Stanford

1999-2002 -- Carolyn L. Rose

2002-2005 -- William W. Fitzhugh

2005-2010 -- J. Daniel Rogers

2010-2014 -- Mary Jo Arnoldi

2014-2018 -- Torbin Rick

2018- -- Igor Krupnik
Related Materials:
The NAA holds collections of former head curators and department chairs, including the papers of Otis Tufton Mason, Walter Hough, T. Dale Stewart, Waldo Rudolph and Mildred Mott Wedel, Saul H. Riesenberg, Clifford Evans, and Donald J. Ortner; the photographs of Frank Maryl Setzler; and the Richard B. Woodbury collection of drawings of human and animal figures.

Other related collections at the NAA include the papers of Gordon D. Gibson, Eugene I. Knez, and Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans; and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the Center for the Study of Man, and the River Basin Surveys.
Provenance:
This collection was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives (NAA) by the National Museum of Natural History's Department of Anthropology in multiple accessions.
Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.XXXX.0311
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3da0f5297-c324-47c1-96dd-171f6edd11b6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-xxxx-0311

Joseph C. Farber photographs of Native American life

Creator:
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-  Search this
Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Gorman, R. C. (Rudolph Carl), 1932-2005  Search this
Extent:
6,000 Contact prints (circa 6000 contact prints (proof sheets))
6,000 Acetate negatives (circa)
8 Color transparencies
1,000 Items (circa 1000 enlarged prints: silver gelatin (some mounted for exhibition))
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Quinault  Search this
Tlingit  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Lummi  Search this
Haida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Kootenai (Kutenai)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Mojave (Mohave)  Search this
Miccosukee Seminole (Mikasuki)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Chehalis  Search this
Apache  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Cocopa  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contact prints
Acetate negatives
Color transparencies
Photographs
Place:
North Carolina
New York
New Mexico
Montana
South Dakota
Oklahoma
Arizona
California
Florida
Minnesota
Alaska
Alberta
Washington (State)
Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Yuma County (Ariz.)
Taos (N.M.)
Date:
circa 1970-1975
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made as part of Joseph C. Farber's project to document modern NAtive American everyday life. Represented tribes include the Acoma, Apache, Blackfoot, Chehalis, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Cocopa, Dakota, Eskimo, Haida, Kiowa, Kutenai, Lummi, Mohave, Mohawk, Navaho, Northern Athabascan, Onandaga, Pima, Pueblo, Quinalt, Seminole, Taos, Tlingit, and Zuni. Subject coverage is broad and varies from tribe to tribe. Included are portraits, as well as totem poles, carving, weaving, pottery, painitng, landscapes, boats and canoes, ceremonial regalia, camps, classes and vocational training, homes and traditional dwellings, construction projects, rodeos and powwows, dances, industries (including lumber), herding and ranching, agriculture, stores and storefronts, cliff dwellings, parades, crab cleaning, fishing, games, health care, legal processes, music, office work, sewing, vending, and a funeral. There are also photographs of R. C. Gorman (and a letter from Gorman to Farber) and Fritz Shoulder (some in color).

Farber's travels included Alaska (Point Barrow, Dead Horse, Glacier Bay, Haines, Hoona, Hydaberg, Ketchikan, Mount McKinley, Prudhoe Bay, Saxman, and Sitka); Alberta (Blackfeet Reservation); Arizona (Canyon de Chelly, Cocopa Reservation, Flagstaff, Kayenta, Monument Valley, Pima Reservation, Quechan Reservation, Mojave Reservation, and Yuma); California (Alcatraz, Oakland, and San Francisco); Florida (Big Cypress Reservation; Miccosukee Reservation); Minnesota (Minneapolis and Nett Lake); Montana (Northern Cheyenne Reservation); New Mexico (Acoma, Gallup, Navajo Forest, Picuris, Puye, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara, Santa Fe, Taos, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara, and Tesuque); New York (New York City and Onandaga Reservation); North Carolina (Cherokee Reservation); Oklahoma (Anadarko, Apache, Lawton, Stilwell, and Tahlequah); South Dakota (Rosebud and Wounded Knee); and Washington (Lummi Reservation, Nisqually River, Puyallup River, and Quinalt Reservation).
Biographical/Historical note:
Joseph C. Farber (1903-1994) was a successful New York businessman and professional photographer. He studied with Edward Steichen at the New York Camera Club in the 1920s. The prints in this collection resulted from a five-year project that involved travelling to Native communities throughout the United States to document modern Native American life. The project resulted in a book, Native Americans: 500 Years After (1975), as well as exhibits, including one in the National Museum of Natural History in 1976-1977.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 78-1, NAA ACC 95-3
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Farber's photographs, previously located in Photo Lot 95-3 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 78-1. These photographs were also made by Joseph C. Farber and form part of this collection.
The National Museum of American History Archives Center holds the Joseph Farber Papers and Photographs, circa 1962-1990.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Photographs published in Farber's books still under copyright. Reproduction permission from artist's estate.
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Vocational education  Search this
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Dance  Search this
Powwows  Search this
Rodeos  Search this
Building  Search this
handicrafts  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 78-1, Joseph C. Farber photographs of Native American life, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-1
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Joseph C. Farber photographs of Native American life
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw381bc3276-6acf-4c9a-ac8c-9b59ad173f56
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-78-1

Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to Paleolithic sites

Collector:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Russell, James Townsend  Search this
Extent:
14 Prints (copy prints)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Drawings
Photographs
Place:
England
Java
France
Date:
circa 1933
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting archeological sites and diagrams of excavations. Depicted Paleolithic archeological sites include: Pithecanthropus site in Trinil, Java; Piltdown site in Suffolk (or Sussex), England; Heidelberg site in Heidelberg, Germany; Moustier site in Dordogne, France; La Chapelle aux Saints site in Coreze, France; La Quina sitein Charante, France; Galilee Skull site on the Sea of Galilee; Laugerie Haute in Dordogne, France; and La Madeleine in Dordogne, France. The prints were made by the Smithsonian laboratory for the Synoptic Series in the Old World Archeological exhibits, from photographs furnished by Ales Hrdlicka and J. Townsend Russell.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 160, USNM ACC 124072
Location of Other Archival Materials:
This collection has been relocated from Photo Lot 79-38.
Originals for some of these drawings and photographs as well as additional drawings and photographs of Paleolithic sites can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 157 and the Ales Hrdlicka papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Paleolithic period -- France  Search this
Paleolithic period -- England  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 160, Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to Paleolithic sites, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.160
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34c8d8568-f763-41f2-8352-031d1ee5a99b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-160

Photographs of celebration of Douglas H. Ubelaker's transition from Department Chairman

Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Kaeppler, Adrienne Lois (1935-2022)  Search this
Ubelaker, Douglas H.  Search this
Extent:
13 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
10 Prints (silver gelatin)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Prints
Posters
Photographs
Date:
1985
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting a reception honoring Douglas H. Ubelaker's transition from Department Chairman. They include images of Douglas H. Ubelaker and other members of the Department of Anthropology staff, as well as gifts given to Ubelaker in celebration of his five-year tenure as chairman. The photographs were probably made by a Smithsonian photographer in the Department of Anthropology Processing Lab of the National Museum of Natural History on January 31, 1985.
Biographical/Historical note:
In 1985, Adrienne Lois Kaeppler replaced Douglas H. Ubelaker as chair of the Department of Anthropology.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Records of the department during Ubelaker's chairmanship can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Smithsonian Department of Anthropology Records 1877-1980.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Genre/Form:
Posters
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 85-14, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30ccbc2ca-40ea-46ff-809c-41bf9abaa27d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85-14

MS 4903 Diary of Otis T. Mason in the [U.S.] National Museum

Creator:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume
100 Items (approximately 100 pages, 13 3/4 in. x 9 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
July 1, 1884-May 23, 1891
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4903
Citation:
Manuscript 4903, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4903
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c4ea92b8-2e34-44b7-8f0e-76f4adf5305b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4903

Letter to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Matthews, Washington  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 28, 1891
Scope and Contents:
Concerns the contribution of army officers to the study of American Indians.
Local Note:
Autograph letter signed
Place:
United States -- New Mexico -- Fort Wingate
Related Materials:
See Mason's draft, GRSN 5855.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33566cd3b-0d19-45ef-85ef-b0c19ee06df4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15514

Letters to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Pilling, James Constantine  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 2, 1891
Scope and Contents:
Concerns men eminent in American linguistics.
Related Materials:
See Mason's draft, GRSN 5855.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Linguists -- Americanists  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36e3d5fc6-d005-4019-974f-0d6fc5a14927
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15515

Letter to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Names:
Boston Society of Natural History  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
June 18, 1891
Scope and Contents:
Concerns the Boston Society of Natural History and anthropological work.
Place:
United States -- Arizona -- Hopi Pueblos
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3983b1abc-61b3-4394-89cf-10d0592d4966
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15516

Letters to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Jones, Charles C., Jr. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 19
Culture:
Creek -- model of village  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
January 4, 1892
Scope and Contents:
Concerns Mason's wish to build a model of a Creek village.
Place:
United States -- Georgia -- Augusta
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Exhibits -- Creek village  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw367286075-060d-4d15-93d0-9fcda2e32dad
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15517

Letter to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Hale, Horatio  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
July 30, 1891
Scope and Contents:
Concerns sources on ethnological work.
Place:
Canada -- Ontario -- Clinton
Related Materials:
See Mason's draft, GRSN 5855.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37479e844-be46-4417-a2cf-eb0f776c4f83
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15518

Rough notes and drafts for history of Division of Ethnology

Creator:
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Rathbun, Richard  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology -- History  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
86 Pages (ca. 86 pages)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1906
Scope and Contents:
Attached to letter, Richard Rathbun to Otis Tufton Mason, June 9, 1906, calling for a history of the divisions of the Department of Anthroplogy.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw318c8e05c-ae06-4d31-a3b4-af7d266d8fe2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15520

Letters to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Douglass, A. E.  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Florida -- Archeology
Date:
June 3, 1890
Scope and Contents:
Concerns shell heap sites on the coast of Florida.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Archeology -- Florida  Search this
Mounds  Search this
Shell heaps  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Archeology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bfce07cc-4cbb-4241-bf8d-687bd5c50202
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15525

Letters to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
McGuire, Joseph Deakins  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 18, 1890
Scope and Contents:
Concerns McGuire's thoughts on shellheap habitation.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Archeology -- Shell heaps  Search this
Shell heaps  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Archeology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31e34d51b-2e3a-4bed-b3d0-a89a645f9de2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15526

Letter to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Stearns, Richard Edwin  Search this
Names:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 28, 1890
Scope and Contents:
Concerns shell heaps on the west coast of the United States and names of species involved.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Archeology -- Shell heaps  Search this
Shell heaps  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Archeology—Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw363da317e-6a7d-45f9-8308-7059bbafae91
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15527

Letter to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
Lopp, W. T.  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Container:
Box 3, Folder 33
Culture:
Eskimo -- Armour  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
December 20, 1895
Scope and Contents:
Concerns Eskimo armour
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Armour -- Eskimo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Armor
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b54acb94-4efc-429a-8e7c-56314182442a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15541

Letter to Otis Tufton Mason

Creator:
McLeod, E. L.  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
50 Pages
Container:
Box 4, Folder 44
Culture:
Paiute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
California, Kern County -- Paiute
Date:
September 14, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Includes notes on the Paiute of Kern County, California and many Paiute terms for baskets.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Baskets -- Paiute  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Baskets
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw336ab0bd8-a848-43a0-9e2e-0ccea871e74e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15548

Letters to Otis Tufton Mason and Walter Hough

Creator:
Bailie, William  Search this
Addressee:
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Container:
Box 4, Folder 44
Culture:
Ekoi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1907-1908
Scope and Contents:
Concern baskets, basketry terms, work of the Ekoi in Africa.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Basketry
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw305f3ff1e-c72f-44f0-aac5-dd9d40c13da4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref15553

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