Subject/Sitter: anthropologist conference at medical school, Cobb (Doctor)
Group of men and one woman standing around a table with gas pipe attachments and a sink. There are books, pamphlets and a timer on the table. Behind them is a chalkboard with a diagram on it. Each person is wearing a badge, probably a name badge. No ink on negative. Ink on envelope: caption. "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on hair and faces with New Coccine.
Collection is open for research.
Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
The collection was acquired with assistance from the Eugene Meyer Foundation. Elihu and Susan Rose and the Save America's Treasures program, provided funds to stabilize, organize, store, and create digital surrogates of some of the negatives. Processing and encoding funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Includes Alonzo Hustito, Allen Kallestewa, Chester Mahooty, Edmund J. Ladd, and T. J. Ferguson (white archeologist employed by Zuni), Smithsonian archeologist and chairman of the Department of Anthropology William W. Fitzhugh, Smithsonian anthropologist William Curtis Sturtevant, and Office of Museum Programs James A. Hanson.
Album and Loose Photographs (includes Franz Boas, his wife, Robert Lowie, Gladys Reichard, Erna Gunther, E. P. Goddard, Ruth Benedict, Alfred Kroeber, Edward Sapir, Melville Herskovits, and Laguna and Cochiti pueblos)
The Esther Schiff Goldfrank papers are open for research.
Restrictions on the use of the material specify that living informants are not to be mentioned in publications; no material is to be used to defame any individual; and, transparencies of the Isleta Paintings and copies of Joe B. Lente's letters cannot be reproduced (copies should be obtained from the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia).
Esther Schiff Goldfrank papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
photos WCS collected for a pamphlet on the work of anthropologists; includes many images of WCS in his office
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The papers of William C. Sturtevant were processed with the assistance of a Wenner-Gren Foundation Historical Archives Program grant awarded to Dr. Ives Goddard. Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
This series includes the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) constitution and bylaws, correspondence, and membership documents. Hrdlička persuaded other participants at the Section H (Anthropology) meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in December, 1928, to found an organization for physical anthropologists. An organizing committee was formed with Hrdlička elected chairman and Dudley Morton secretary. In 1930, at its first meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, a constitution and bylaws for the AAPA were adopted. Hrdlička served as chairman until 1932.
The Aleš Hrdlička papers are open for research.
Access to the Aleš Hrdlička papers requires an appointment.
Aleš Hrdlička papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The Repatriation Office, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, provided funds for the arrangement and description of the Aleš Hrdlička papers