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Thunder Cloud, Blackfeet, No. 1385

Collection Creator:
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)  Search this
Muhr, Adolph F., -1913  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1898
Scope and Contents:
Photographic portrait of delegate Thunder Cloud [Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)], photographed at the U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska, 1898.
Collection 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).
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition photograph album, Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.118, Item P28470
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U.S. Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition photograph album
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv492366789-f103-4fcd-9f0d-88b35fc496fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-118-ref10

Anonymous Assiniboine drawings of mounted Assiniboine warrior in costume stabbing Blackfoot

Annotator:
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Collection Collector:
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (ink, mounted on paper, drawing 23 x 14 cm., mount 29 x 18 cm.)
Culture:
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1854
Scope and Contents:
Inscriptions read "Drawn by an Assiniboine Warrior. Fort Union Jan.16. 1854."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08690800

NAA MS 2600-B-1

OPPS NEG 42514-A
Place:
United States North Dakota Fort Union.
United States Dakota Territory Fort Union.
Album Information:
MS 2600B1 016
Topic:
Assiniboin  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2600-b-1, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2600-b-1 Anonymous Assiniboine drawings to illustrate Edwin Denig's "Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri"
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30f14a296-9b2d-413e-b359-bdba2bbe973a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2600b1-ref16

Anonymous drawing, probably Lakota or Cheyenne, of warfare, with warrior with lance and shield, near tipi camp

Collection Creator:
Roman Nose, (Lakota chief)  Search this
Collection Annotator:
Strong, Samuel E.  Search this
White, Charles C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, colored pencil, and ink, 20 x 32 cm.)
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1876
Scope and Contents:
Inscription reads: "The sioux Indian kills the Black foot near the camp."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1303

NAA INV 11007100
Album Information:
MS 1303 010
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 1303, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 1303 Ledger book of drawings, probably Lakota and Cheyenne
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3df977135-8362-4500-9fc3-aef401d93bcb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1303-ref10

Anonymous Cheyenne drawing of a Blackfeet Indian killed by a Cheyenne

Collection Creator:
Little Chief, Daniel, d. 1906.  Search this
Collection Annotator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 22 x 29 cm.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1891?
Scope and Contents:
Ms. on drawing reads: "Blackfeet Indian was killed by a Cheyenne; see below; the gun was a Winchester and the two yellow sticks are the rest for the gun to lean on ... The year was about the time 1872. 5 6 3 4 1 2. Cheyenne Indian. T.D. Little Chief." This drawing, despite the notes in ms. and being part of MS 2016-a, is not an original part of the main set of Little Chief drawings or is a drawing by him.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08660100

NAA MS 2016-a
Varying Form of Title:
Note in ms. on drawing: Blackfeet Indian was killed by a Cheyenne ...
Local Note:
Graphite, colored pencil and ink on ruled paper.
Album Information:
MS 2016a 031
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2016-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2016-a Daniel Little Chief drawings of Cheyenne ceremonial customs and implements, with explanations by Albert Gatschet
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d3aeeb4c-eb72-4e76-85a6-29a3f705343c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2016a-ref30

John Canfield Ewers Papers

Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Names:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Extent:
97 Linear feet
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cree  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1993
Scope and Contents:
The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes materials relating to his numerous research projects and publications such as his books on plains sculpture and Jean Louis Berlandier as well as his field research among the Assiniboin and Blackfoot tribes. Ewers' career as an ethnologist based in a museum is amply documented through correspondence, exhibit plans and scripts, notes, and reports showcasing his work for the National Park Service and his fifty plus years at the Smithsonian. The voluminous correspondence file highlights his close collaboration with individuals such as Stu Conner, Hugh Dempsey, Claude Schaeffer, and Colin Taylor. Ewers' graduate studies and his family are featured in Series XI. One special category of materials in this collection is Series XIV, the card files. Ewers pulled information from his field notes and other sources, classified them, and typed or wrote them up on 3x5 or 5x7 inch index cards. He then organized these files alphabetically by subject within large categories such as "Collecting Alpha by Collectors Name" or "Fur Trade and Trade Goods." The card files include correspondence and photographs and closely relate to materials throughout the rest of the collection. Though Ewers' papers are primarily textual in nature, there are graphic materials throughout his files. Series XIII features the graphic materials that Ewers kept separate from his files such as the contents of his slide cabinets. There is overlap within this series as Ewers kept multiple copies of his slides in various locations. This series also includes audiotapes of conferences and symposia at which Ewers spoke and three scrapbooks. Of note are original pencil and ink drawings from his book, The Horse in Blackfoot Culture, in Series XV. Transcripts of oral history interviews with John Canfield Ewers are also available at the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Arrangement note:
This collection was organized into 15 series - Correspondence, Research & Subject Files, Research Projects, Trips and Presentations, Artists of the Old West, North American Indian Art, Plains Sculpture Book, Berlandier Project, Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service, Personal, Writings by Ewers, Audiovisual Materials, Card Files, and Art Work.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Canfield Ewers (1909-1997) earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1931 and an M.A. in Anthropology from Yale University in 1934. Ewers began his career in museums as a Field Curator for the National Park Service. He helped design exhibits at Vicksburg National Battlefield and Ocmulgee National Monument among others. In 1941, the Bureau of Indian Affairs hired Ewers to design and establish the Museum of the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana. After a short stint in the Navy during World War II, Ewers joined the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution. He worked at the Smithsonian for over fifty years in numerous capacities including Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History). Ewers' research dealt with the Plains Indians and the Blackfoot tribe in particular. Ewers wrote several books on a wide variety of topics including White artists depictions of Native Americans, Plains Indian sculpture, and the horse in Blackfoot Indian culture.
Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Ethnohistory  Search this
Carving  Search this
American Indians -- Plains  Search this
Artists -- United States -- West -- Biography  Search this
American Indians -- Clothing  Search this
American Indians -- arts and crafts  Search this
Museums -- History -- Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Repatriation  Search this
Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1998-35
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John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a79ed527-de46-4681-a92d-bd23575f45f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1998-35

Manuscript and Pamphlet File

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of Natural History. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Williams, Talcott  Search this
Hawley, Edwin H.  Search this
Wilson, Thomas  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:
41 Linear feet
Culture:
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)  Search this
Baubi  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Innuit  Search this
Jamomadi  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Mission  Search this
Moro  Search this
Naltunnetunne  Search this
Pygmies  Search this
Tesuque  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Wichita  Search this
Osage  Search this
Dyak  Search this
Fox  Search this
Haida  Search this
Makah  Search this
Maya  Search this
Carib  Search this
Shuar/Achuar  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Seri  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Cuna  Search this
Bannock  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Cochiti Pueblo  Search this
Yavapai  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Mojave (Mohave)  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Maidu  Search this
Oto  Search this
Tolowa  Search this
Wintun  Search this
Samoan  Search this
Cossacks  Search this
Arabs  Search this
Diegueño Indians  Search this
Goajira  Search this
Hittites  Search this
Kabyles  Search this
Kirghese  Search this
Luiseño Indians  Search this
Maori (New Zealand people)  Search this
Wichí (Mataco)  Search this
Narragansett  Search this
Parsee  Search this
Quichua  Search this
Quinaielt  Search this
Tonga?  Search this
Tulalip  Search this
Dayak (Indonesian people)  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Wintu  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Quinault  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Inuit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Letters
Notes
Drawings
Maps
Photographs
Printed materials
Processed materials
Paper specimens
Reports
Manuscripts
Catalogs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Bibliographies
Place:
British Columbia
District of Columbia
Europe
Hawaii
India
Iran
Ireland
Japan
Korea
Madagascar
Madeira Islands
Micronesia
Mongolia
Morocco
New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Nubia
Puerto Rico
Spain
Tahiti
Philippines
Thailand
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Date:
1840s
1860-1962
1972
1997
Scope and Contents:
For those who are searching for anthropologically substantive materials, special note should be made of the Manuscript and Pamphlet File. A potpourri of documents, the file includes correspondence, notes, drawings, maps, photographs, printed and processed materials, paper specimens, reports, writings, catalogs, motion picture film (now in the Smithsonian's Human Studies Film Archives), bibliographies, and other types of documents. Of concern is a wide variety of subjects such as anthropological specimens, museology and museums, Smithsonian history, archaeological and ethnological methods, exhibits, expeditions, history of anthropology, and so forth.

The file seems to have been maintained in the Division of Ethnology — in one document it was referred to as Herbert W. Krieger's morgue — and the subject matter is largely ethnological. Nevertheless, some documents relate to archeology and physical anthropology. The file also contains administrative materials, such as records relating to the Department of Anthropology's use of Work Projects Administration workers during the 1930s. In addition, the file is the main location of materials not generally accepted as being strictly anthropological in the modern sense. It includes, for example, material on period costumes, fish and fisheries, whaling, religions, armor, biblical studies, modern appliances, the seal industry, European music and musical instruments, lace, aeronautics, and other similar subjects. In addition, the file includes sets of papers of Edwin H. Hawley ,Walter Hough, Otis T. Mason, Talcott Williams and Thomas Wilson. Some documents, both primary and secondary research materials, concern the following cultural groups and geographic areas: Arabs, Bannock, Baubi, Blackfoot, British Columbia, Caddo, Carib, Chinook, Cochiti, Comanche, Cossacks, Cuna, Delaware, Diegueño, District of Columbia, Dyak, Eskimo, Europe, Fox, Goajira, Haida, Hawaii, Hittites, Hupa, India, Innuit, Iran, Ireland, Jamomadi, Japan, Jivaro, Kabyles, Kiowa, Kirghese, Klamath, Korea, Luiseño, Madagascar, Madiera, Maidu, Makah, Maori, Mataco, Maya, Micmac, Micronesia, Mission, Modoc, Mohave, Mongolia, Moro, Morocco, Naltunnetunne, Nanticoke, Narragansett, Navaho, New Guinea, Nez Perce, Nubia, Omaha, Onandaga, Osage, Oto, Papua, Parsee, Pawnee, Peru, Philippines, Pomo, Pueblo, Puerto Rico, Pygmies, Quichua, Quinaielt, Samoa, Sauk, Seminole, Seri, Shoshoni, Spain, Tahiti, Tesuque, Thailand, Texas, Tolowa, Tonga, Tulalip, Utah, Virginia, Washo, Wichita, Wintun, Yavapai, and Zuni.
The manuscript and pamphlet file is virtually a potpourri of documents, including correspondence, notes, drawings, maps, photographs, printed and processed materials, paper specimens, reports, writings, catalogs, motion picture film, bibliographies, and other types of documents. Of concern is a wide variety of subjects such as anthropological specimens, museology and museums, Smithsonian history, archeological and ethnological methods, exhibits, expeditions, history of anthropology, and so forth. The file seems to have been maintained in the Division of Ethnology--in one document it was referred to as being Herbert W. Krieger's morgue--and the subject matter is largely ethnological.

Some documents, however, concern archeology and physical anthropology. The file also contains some administrative materials--records relating to the Department of Anthropology's use of Work Projects Administration workers, for example. In addition, it is the main location of materials not generally accepted as being strictly anthropological in the modern sense. It includes, for example, material on the First Ladies' Gown exhibit now in the National Museum of American History, fish and fisheries, whaling, religions, armour, biblical studies, modern appliances, the seal industry, European music and musical instruments, lace, aeronautics, and other similar subjects.

The file includes the papers of many different persons. The file also includes sets of papers of Otis Tufton Mason, Walter Hough, Talcott Williams, Edwin H. Hawley, and Thomas Wilson. It includes documents, sometimes of a secondary nature, about the following cultural groups and geographic areas; Arabs, Bannock, Baubi, Blackfoot, British Columbia, Caddo, Chinook, Cochiti, Comanche, Cossacks, Cuna, Delaware, Diegueno, District of Columbia, Dyak, Eskimo, Europe, Fox, Goajira, Haida, Hawaii, Hittites, Hupa, India, Innuit, Iran, Ireland, Jamomadi, Japan, Jivaro, Kabyles, Kiowa, Kirghese, Klamath, Korea, Luiseno, Madagascar, Madeira, Maidu, Makah, Maori, Mataco, Maya, Micmac, Micronesia, Mission, Modoc, Mohave, Mongolia, Moro, Morocco, Naltunnetunne, Nanticoke, Narragansett, Navaho,

New Guinea, Nez Perce, Nubia, Omaha, Onandaga, Osage, Oto, Papua, Parsee, Pawnee, Peru, Philippines, Pomo, Pueblo, Puerto Rico, Pygmies, Quichua, Quinaielt, Samoa, Sauk, Seminole, Seri, Shoshoni, Spain, Tahiti, Tesuque, Thailand, Texas, Tolowa, Tonga, Tulalip, Utah, Virginia, Washo, Wichita, Wintun, Yavapai, and Zuni.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Lace and lace making  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Seal industry  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Fish and fisheries  Search this
First Ladies' Gowns  Search this
Whaling  Search this
Religions  Search this
Armor  Search this
Biblical studies  Search this
Tipai-Ipai  Search this
Luiseno  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Eskimo ?  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Meskwaki; Sauk & Fox  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Notes
Drawings
Maps
Photographs
Printed materials
Processed materials
Paper specimens
Reports
Manuscripts
Catalogs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Bibliographies
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.XXXX.0311, Subseries 17.1
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b2f3180c-4348-4175-ab6f-c61e477eafc5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref53

Robe

Culture/People:
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Collector:
Christian F. Schuster (Christian Friedrich Schuster/C. F. Schuster), Non-Indian, 1868-1957  Search this
Previous owner:
Christian F. Schuster (Christian Friedrich Schuster/C. F. Schuster), Non-Indian, 1868-1957  Search this
Donor:
Christian F. Schuster (Christian Friedrich Schuster/C. F. Schuster), Non-Indian, 1868-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Robe
Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin, paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
206 x 215 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Place:
Montana; USA
Date created:
1900-1920
Catalog Number:
22/1771
Barcode:
221771.000
See related items:
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws615746741-c8bc-40a0-9057-53b0bf7784e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_236253
Online Media:

Two Guns White Calf

Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Names:
Two Guns White Calf (Blackfoot)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
The item is number 32610 of an unidentified series. The number I23 is stamped on the front of the photograph. He is wearing a peace medal and a Shriner's Club medallion.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09871700
Other Title:
"Two Guns White Calf, the Blackfoot Indian chief whose profile is on the buffalo nickel"
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f4ad087c-a160-4466-b17a-8b054121d65b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1019

Chief Two-Guns-White-Calf and companions

Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Names:
Two Guns White Calf (Blackfoot)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
The item is number V32589 of an unidentified series. The number T164 is stamped on the front of the photograph. The men are dressed in full regalia. The item is identical to number 1311 and 1312 of Photo Lot 90-1.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09874100
Other Title:
"Chief Two-Guns-White-Calf and companions in Medicine Lodge ceremony, Glacier National Park, Montana"
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35e9523fb-dfd2-4961-9b1d-81803c335f77
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1043

Blackfoot Indian women and child

Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
The item is number V23291 of an unidentified series. The number C3 is stamped on the front of the photograph. They are inside a wigwam. The stereograph is hand-tinted.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09918600
Other Title:
"Blackfeet squaws, papoose, and home. Bead ornaments and mocassins.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32d99629d-f81c-45bf-8458-04aba1eb5e39
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1489

Blackfoot Indian village

Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Underwood and Underwood  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
The item is number V23181 of an unidentified series. The number 1101 is stamped on the front of the photograph. The item is identical to numbers 529, 531, and 548 of Photo Lot 90-1.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09919300
Other Title:
"In the village of Blackfeet Indians near St. Mary's Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana."
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw361fb7ae8-498c-4884-83cc-bf13591faff6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1496

Erecting a tipi

Creator:
Forsyth, N. A. (Norman A.), 1869-1949  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
Two women are putting up the tipi. They have erected the pole frame.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09922700
Other Title:
"Putting up a tepee. Medicine pipe on tripod."
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33fef9eab-b225-4d21-b26d-a0bbe854cc48
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1530

Blackfoot women and child

Creator:
Ingersoll, T.W.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Color lithograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Color lithographs
Scope and Contents:
This is a colorized photograph that was then printed in the stereographic format. The item is number 486 of an unidentified series. A description of the image is on the reverse. The women and child are sitting inside a grass-covered wigwam.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09960300
Other Title:
"Blackfoot squaw's papoose at home."
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34f95646b-e4d9-43fe-a62d-fff89555d902
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1831

Chief Two-Guns-White-Calf and companions

Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Underwood and Underwood  Search this
Names:
Two Guns White Calf (Blackfoot)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
The item is number V32589 of an unidentified series. The number T164 is stamped on the front of the photograph. The men are dressed in full regalia. The item is identical to numbers 533 and 1312.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09960900
Other Title:
"Chief Two-Guns-White-Calf and companions in Medicine Lodge ceremony, Glacier National Park, Montana"
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32545622b-d18e-4060-8dca-f22b8e4391f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1837

Chief Two-Guns-White-Calf and companions

Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Underwood and Underwood  Search this
Names:
Two Guns White Calf (Blackfoot)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
The item is number V32589 of an unidentified series. The number T164 is stamped on the front of the photograph. The men are dressed in full regalia. The item is identical to numbers 533 and 1311 of Photo Lot 90-1.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09961000
Other Title:
"Chief Two-Guns-White-Calf and companions in Medicine Lodge ceremony, Glacier National Park, Montana"
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32080653f-e34a-4179-83d9-7775759a5e0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1838

Chief Many-tail-feathers

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Names:
Many-tail-feathers, Blackfoot  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (9.25 x 7.25 in.)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Scope and Contents:
Portrait. He is wrapped in a buffalo (?) robe. The item is number 261 in an unidentified series.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09961900
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f2142aed-bc17-4fd6-91df-1a9000b5f965
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1847

Charles Boys films

Creator:
Boys, Charles  Search this
Names:
Two Guns White Calf, 1872-1934 (Piegan)  Search this
Extent:
3 Film reels (1 hour, color black-and-white silent; 1886 feet, 16mm)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
North America
Caribbean
Central America
Oceania
Florida
Cuba
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Nicaragua.
Hawaii
Montana
Date:
circa 1929-1946
Scope and Contents:
Amateur films taken by Charles Boys of Latin America, Hawaii, and Northwestern U. S.

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Biographical / Historical:
Charles Boys was a medical doctor.
Provenance:
Received from Jonathan Boys in 1989.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Charles Boys films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1989.20
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9bcecef0b-e352-45ab-a981-3ad67ea6861d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1989-20

Wheeler Family films

Creator:
Wheeler family  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (color silent; 800 feet, 16mm)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Travelogs
Place:
North America
Montana
Central America
Guatemala
Date:
1939-1940
Scope and Contents:
Footage depicting Blackfeet Indians, Mexico, and Guatemala shot by John Wheeler and his wife during 1939-1940.

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 Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from John L. Wheeler in 1985.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
silent films
Travelogs
Citation:
Wheeler Family films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1985.10
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc97f31bdad-1db0-463f-a48d-e31b831b7faa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1985-10

John Canfield Ewers films

Names:
Houser, Allan, 1914-1994  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (1 hour, color silent; 1,400 feet, 16mm)
1 Video recording (VHS)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Video recordings
Silent films
Place:
North America
Date:
circa 1945-1993
Scope and Contents:
Amateur film on the Blackfoot Indians and video with various footage relating to Allan Houser, a Chiricahua Apache sculptor, painter and book illustrator.

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 Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from the National Anthropological Archives in 1999.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
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Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
John Canfield Ewers films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1999.09
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc93e9f725c-48a8-4c98-a63d-2e1e7675ce6a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1999-09

William Meggers films of American Indians

Creator:
Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (3 minutes, black-and-white silent; 77 feet, 16mm)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
North America
Arizona
Maryland
Wisconsin
Date:
1927-1931
Scope and Contents:
Footage mostly concerns public dances and demonstrations by Blackfeet Indians who appeared in Maryland, Menominee on the Keshina Reservation, and Hopi at the El tovar Hotel near Grand Canyon. Subject matter appears to be a powwow, or a public exhibition of Native American skills, including scenes of a parade on horseback, oxen pulling wagons, dancing, canoing, adults and children in native dress, and interaction with tourists.

Legacy Keywords: Animals horses United States ; Animals on parade United States ; Animals oxen United States ; Celebrations powwows United States ; Exhibitions powwows United States ; Festivals powwows United States ; Adornment United States ; Costumes native dress United States ; Costumes headdresses United States ; Costumes feather United States ; Dancing United States ; Dwellings adobe United States ; Adobe housing United States ; Boats canoes United States ; Tourism tourists United States ; Hopi dance El Tovar Hotel

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Local Number:
HSFA 1994.16.1
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Anthropological Archives in 1994.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
William Meggers films of American Indians, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1994.16
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc97c421120-80bb-4812-866a-7d629cdfc03a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1994-16

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