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Portraits of anthropologists

Depicted:
American Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
United States De Soto Expedition Commission  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Bond, Q. M.  Search this
Cammerer, Arno B.  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Drucker, Philip, 1911-1982  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Geary, James A.  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896  Search this
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Knez, Eugene I. (Eugene Irving), 1916-2010  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Le Plongeon, Augustus, 1826-1908  Search this
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881  Search this
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Rink, Signe  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Royce, Charles C., 1845-1923  Search this
Stephenson, Robert L. (Robert Lloyd), 1919-  Search this
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972  Search this
Struever, Stuart  Search this
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Upham, E. P. (Edwin Porter), 1845-1918  Search this
Washburn, Wilcomb E.  Search this
Willey, Gordon R. (Gordon Randolph), 1913-2002  Search this
Photographer:
Bachrach & Brother  Search this
Blackstone Studios  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Bailey, Vernon Orlando  Search this
Dana (of New York)  Search this
Garrett, Gene  Search this
Gilbert, C. W.  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Kemethy, Kets  Search this
Koby, Paul  Search this
McDonough, David  Search this
Parker, Charles  Search this
Phillips, H. C.  Search this
Rice (of Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Shuck, J. A.  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Artist:
Nicholson, Grace, -1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (photogravure)
8 Prints (halftone (including one newspaper clipping))
124 Prints (circa, silver gelatin, albumen, and platinum)
50 Copy prints (circa)
3 copper printing plates
1 Color print
1 Print (wood engraving)
3 Copy negatives (glass)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Copy prints
Color prints
Copy negatives
Photographs
Date:
circa 1860s-1970
Scope and Contents note:
This collection is an artificial collection of photographs, copper plates, and a few notes, all of which depict or relate to anthropologists, many of which were associated with the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Included are portraits of Franz Boas, Q. M. Bond, Arno B. Cammerer, Frank Hamilton Cushing, Edwin Hamilton Davis, J. Woodbridge Davis, Frances Densmore, James Owen Dorsey, Philip Drucker, Jesse Walter Fewkes (including photographs of his home by Frances Densmore), Albert Samuel Gatschet, James A. Geary, De Lancey W. Gill, George Brown Goode, Horatio Hale, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, John Napoleon Brinton Hewitt, John K. Hillers, William Henry Holmes, William Henry Jackson, Eugene Irving Knez, Alfred Louis Kroeber, Pere Albert Lacomb, Augustus Le Plongeon, James Mooney, Lewis Henry Morgan, Carl Oschsicanes, James Constantine Pilling, John Wesley Powell, Frau Signe Rink, Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., Charles C. Royce, Robert Lloyd Stephenson, James Stevenson, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, Julian Haynes Steward, Steward Struever, James Gilchrist Swan, John Reed Swanton, Edwin P. Upham, Wilcomb E. Washburn, and Gordon Randolph Willey. Groups depicted include the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1936; the De Soto Commission; officers of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1885; a 1920 expedition group to Hawikuk; staff of the Great Lakes Division, United States Geological Survey, in Salt Lake City, 1882; a group at Moundville, Alabama, 1932; the University of Nebraska archeological field party, 1920; the Pecos conference, 1927; John Wesley Powell with Wild Hank, Kentucky Mountain Bill, and Jesus Aloiso; and the United States Geological Survey staff, ca. 1894.

Among photographers represented are Vernon Orlando Bailey, Blackston Studios of New York, Dana of New York, Frances Densmore, Gene Garrett, C. W. Gilbert, De Lancey W. Gill, John K. Hillers, William H. Jackson, Kets Kemethy, Paul Koby, David McDonough, H. C. Phillips, Rice of Washington, D. C., and J. A. Shuck of El Reno, Oklahoma.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 33
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Four photographs with negatives by Matilda Coxe Stevenson have been relocated to Photo Lot 23.
This collection includes photographs that have been removed from other collections in the National Anthropological Archives, including MS 4970, MS 4851, MS 4780, MS 4250, MS 4751, MS 4516, MS 4860, MS 4695, MS 4970, and MS 4558.
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Portraits of anthropologists, 1860s-1960s
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.33
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-33

MS 3146-b Drawings and correspondence relating to Central American and Peruvian antiquities

Collector:
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Maps
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Personal correspondence and drawings on Central American and Peruvian antiquities. Material comprises four sheets drawings, 2 old maps, (North and South America), six letters, one printed pamphlet, and one impression of the Grave Creek tablet. [Most refer to Peruvian antiquities.]
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3146-b
Topic:
Archeology -- Peru  Search this
Peru  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 3146-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3146B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3146b
Online Media:

MS 7065 Letter to Charles Rau

Creator:
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888  Search this
Kenyon College  Search this
Addressee:
Rau, Charles, 1826-1887  Search this
Names:
Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
United States -- Archeology -- Mounds
Date:
May 28 and June 5, 1884
Scope and Contents:
Concerns certain views of Sir John Lubbock regarding mounds and including a brief sketch of Davis╩╣s career as a mound explorer. Also, a Kenyon College commencement program of September 4, 1833, attached.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7065
Citation:
Manuscript 7065, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7065
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7065

MS 3146-a Sketches of Monuments and Antiquities Found in the Mounds, Tombs, and Ancient Cities of America

Creator:
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888  Search this
Artist:
Plunket, James  Search this
Extent:
92 Sheets
1 Item (black portfolio )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheets
Drawings
Place:
Peru -- Archeology
Date:
1858
Scope and Contents:
Drawings of antique objects found in mounds, tombs, and ancient cities of America, arranged, classified and described by Dr. Davis. Material also includes typed list of drawings and notes - 10 pages. Five deteriorating acetate negatives that originally came with the collection have been discarded. Four were copy negatives of some of the drawings. The fifth negative, which has been digitized, is a photograph of an artifact, not found among the drawings. The image is a side view of a pipe carved in the shape of a frog crouched to spring. A print made from the digital image has been placed with the collection.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3146A
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Central America -- Archeology  Search this
United States -- Mississippi Valley -- Archeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 3146-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3146A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3146a
Online Media:

Portrait of Edwin Hamilton Davis (1811-1888)

Creator:
Kraft, J  Search this
Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Physical description:
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1888
Before 1888
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_096]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403652
Online Media:

Cover of Smithsonian "Contributions to Knowledge Volume 1"

Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
American Ethnological Society  Search this
International Exchange Service (IES)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 3.29w x 5h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Photographic print
Date:
1848
Topic:
Publications  Search this
Inaugural Publications  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Serial publications  Search this
Major Events in Smithsonian History  Search this
Firsts  Search this
Exchanges, Literary and scientific  Search this
Copyright  Search this
Scientific illustration  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-0512
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12641

Joseph Henry's Letter to Ephraim George Squier and Edwin Hamilton Davis (February 16, 1848)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
North America
Date:
February 16, 1848
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Mounds  Search this
North America  Search this
Publications  Search this
Archaeologists  Search this
Letters  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-0438 and SIA2012-0439 and SIA2012-0440
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13107

Joseph Henry's Letter to Samuel Foster Haven (October 19, 1847)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Haven, Samuel Foster  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
American Antiquarian Society  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
North America
Date:
October 19, 1847
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Librarians  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
North America  Search this
Publications  Search this
Anthropologists  Search this
Archaeologists  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Letters  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-1026 and SIA2012-1027 and SIA2012-1028
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13152

Joseph Henry's Letter to Samuel Foster Haven (October 19, 1847)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Haven, Samuel Foster  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
American Antiquarian Society  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 3 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6 3/4w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Massachusetts
Date:
October 19, 1847
Topic:
Letters  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Collaboration  Search this
Librarians  Search this
Archaeologists  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-3244 and SIA2012-3245 and SIA2012-3246
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13349

Ephraim George Squier

Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6.50w x 9.75h ; Type of Image: Portrait ; Medium: Photofraphic print
Place:
North America
Date:
1872
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Archaeologists  Search this
Autobiography  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Photography--Negatives  Search this
Mounds  Search this
North America  Search this
Publications  Search this
Zapatero  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-6120 or 84-11135
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13396

Edwin Hamilton Davis

Author:
Joseph Henry Papers Project  Search this
Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7.80w x 10.03h ; Type of Image: Portrait ; Medium: Photographic negative
Place:
North America
Date:
c. 1860s
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Archaeologists  Search this
Autobiography  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Photography--Negatives  Search this
Mounds  Search this
North America  Search this
Publications  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Standard number:
SA-458
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13397

Portrait (Front) of Dr Edwin Hamilton Davis, 1855

Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 005 in mounted on 010 in x 012 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1855
Local number:
NAA INV 02854800
OPPS NEG 42565
USNM ACC 31588
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Portraits of anthropologists 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_71715

Portrait (Front) of Dr Edwin Hamilton Davis, 1855

Depicted:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 006 in mounted on 004 in x 007 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1855
Local number:
USNM ACC 31588
NAA INV 02854900
OPPS NEG 42565A
See more items in:
Portraits of anthropologists 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_71716
Online Media:

Ephraim George Squier and the development of American anthropology / Terry A. Barnhart

Author:
Barnhart, Terry A. 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 425 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Latin America
Ohio River Valley
Mississippi River Valley
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Anthropologists  Search this
Mound-builders  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_763669

Ancient monuments of the Mississippi Valley / Ephraim G. Squier and Edwin H. Davis ; edited with an introduction by David J. Meltzer

Author:
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Meltzer, David J  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mississippi River Valley
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Mounds  Search this
Call number:
E78.M75 S64 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_549872

Ancient monuments of the Mississippi Valley. By E.G. Squier, A.M., and E.H. Davis, M.D. ... Pub. for the authors

Author:
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Physical description:
xxxix, 306 p. incl. 4 pl. illus., 48 pl. (incl. front., maps, plans) 32 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mississippi River Valley
Date:
1848
Topic:
Mounds  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_260063

Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1848

Author:
Board of Regents  Search this
Subject:
McClelland, Robert  Search this
Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864  Search this
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Breese, Sidney 1800-1878  Search this
Hilliard, Henry W (Henry Washington) 1808-1892  Search this
Marsh, George Perkins 1801-1882  Search this
Pearce, James Alfred  Search this
Hare, Robert 1781-1858  Search this
Dallas, George Mifflin 1792-1864  Search this
Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Bartlett, John Russell 1805-1886  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Seaton, William Winston 1785-1866  Search this
Hawley, Gideon 1785-1870  Search this
Rush, Richard 1780-1859  Search this
Taney, Roger Brooke 1777-1864  Search this
Preston, William C. 1794-1860  Search this
Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Board of Regents Executive Committee  Search this
Board of Regents Special Committee  Search this
Board of Regents Ad hoc committees  Search this
Bibliographia Americana historico-naturalis A.D. 1851 (Book)  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Press  Search this
International Exchange Service (IES)  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 2; Page numbers: 50-51
Type:
Board of Regents
Date:
1879
December 20, 1848
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Petrology  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Encyclopedias and dictionaries  Search this
Publisher:
Washington: Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11544

Introduction, Ancient monuments of the Mississippi Valley, by Ephraim G. Squier and Edwin H. Davis

Author:
Meltzer, David J  Search this
Subject:
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 95; Page numbers: 1-95
Date:
1998
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Mounds  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12596

An American Menagerie: The Cabinet of Squier and Davis

Author:
Barnhart, Terry A  Search this
Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 2-17
Place:
United States
North America
Date:
December 1985-January 1986
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2950

A Question of Authorship: The Ephraim George Squier-Edwin Hamilton Davis Controversy

Author:
Barnhart, Terry A  Search this
Subject:
Davis, E. H (Edwin Hamilton) 1811-1888  Search this
Squier, E. G (Ephraim George) 1821-1888  Search this
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge (Publication)  Search this
Physical description:
pp. 52-71
Place:
United States
North America
Date:
1983
Topic:
Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley (book)  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Controversies  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2951

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