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United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians

Creator:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology.  Search this
Photographer:
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)  Search this
Heyn Photo  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Mitchell, McGowan and Company  Search this
Place & Coover  Search this
Addison, George A.  Search this
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Bretz, George W. (Fort Sill, Oklahoma)  Search this
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901  Search this
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930  Search this
Randall, A. Frank  Search this
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Publisher:
Rice, Rutter & Co.  Search this
Artist:
Noyes, Francis H.  Search this
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953  Search this
Extent:
3 Painted photographs
8 Prints (halftone and color halftone)
56 Photographic prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
10 Copy prints
1 Stereograph (albumen)
2 Engravings
2 Color lithographs
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Painted photographs
Prints
Photographic prints
Copy prints
Stereographs
Engravings
Color lithographs
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of identified American Indians and some government officials and interpreters. It includes cabinet cards, other mounted prints, newspaper articles, illustrations, and a photographic postcard. Depicted individuals include American Horse, Oglala; Black Hawk, Sauk; Bob Tail, Cheyenne; Crowfoot, Hunkpapa; Gaul, Hunkpapa; Geronimo, Chiricahua; John Grass, Teton; Chief Joseph, Nez Perce; Little Wound, Oglala; Medicine Bull, Hunkpapa; Osceola, Seminole; Ouray, Ute; Litte Raven, Arapaho; Plenty Coups, Crow; Pocahontas, Powhatan; Rain in the Face, Hunkpapa; Red Cloud, Oglala; Red Iron, Dakota; Short Man, Piegan; Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa; Standing On Prairie, Siouan; Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Mohawk; Two Guns White Calf, Piegan; Two Moon, Cheyenne; and Washakie, Shoshoni.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2P
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
See others in:
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, undated
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2P, United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2P
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2p

Photographs of artifacts from the Wilkes Expedition

Names:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology., collector and photographer  Search this
Collector:
Goward, Gustavus  Search this
Photographer:
Lindt, J. W. (John William), 1845-1926  Search this
Extent:
38 Prints (silver gelatin)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Solomon Islands
Fiji
Hawaii
New Guinea
Samoa
Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia)
New Caledonia.
Date:
circa 1880-1890
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting artifacts collected and peoples encountered during the Wilkes Expedition, also known as the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842. They include images of clubs, axes, spears, sennit rolls, paddles and canoes, a drum, clothing, and people from Fiji, Hawaii, the Marquesas Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Samoa, and the Solomon Islands. Many of the photographs are notated with the artifacts' probable origins. The photographs were possibly made by the Department of Anthropology, and John William Lindt, with some collected by Gustavus Goward.
Biographical/Historical note:
The second USS Albatross, a United States Fish Commission steamer, embarked on expeditions in the South and Central Pacific in the 1880s and 1890s. On one of these expeditions, the Smithsonianʹs Department of Anthropology sent photographs of material in its Oceanic collection for additional information gathering, probably including the photographs in this collection.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-50
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs from the Wilkes Expedition, collected by Goward, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97.
Additional Lindt photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 8 and Photo Lot 97.
Reports and documents from the Wilkes Expedition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 382524, MS 7441, MS 7439, MS 7235, and records of the Department of Anthropology.
Artifacts and specimens collected by the Wilkes Expedition can be found in various departments of the National Museum of Natural History in accessions 66A00050, 1150, 48933, and 74A00057.
Manuscripts and records relating to the USS Albatross can be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in the Bureau of Fisheries records (SIA RU007184) and Frederick M. Chamberlain's papers (SIA RU007258).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-50, Photographs of artifacts from the Wilkes Expedition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-50
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-50

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