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Francis Harper photographs from an expedition to Great Slave Lake

Photographer:
Harper, Francis, 1886-1972  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey of Canada  Search this
Extent:
46 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Deh Gah Got'ine (Slavey)  Search this
Tli Cho (Dogrib/Thlingchadinne)  Search this
Denésoliné (Chipewyan)  Search this
Cree  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Great Slave Lake (N.W.T.)
Saskatchewan
Alberta
Date:
1914
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Native Americans/First Nations peoples (chiefly Cree and Chipewyan) in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Mackenzie, Canada, taken by Francis Harper on an expedition of the Geological Survey of Canada to Great Slave Lake in May-September 1914. Includes images of Cree, Ojibwa, Chipewyan, Salteaux, and Slavey people, as well as images of boats, encampments, and tea dances. Each of the photographs has an associated caption, given by either Harper or the Geological Survey of Canada.
Biographical/Historical note:
Francis Harper (1886-1972) was born in Southbridge, MA to a Canadian father and German mother. He attended Cornell University, receiving a BA in 1914 and a PhD in 1925. Harper made his first trip to northern Canada in 1914, as a zoologist for the Geological Survey of Canada. During World War I, he was stationed with the US Army 79th division in France, and then in New York and Maryland. He returned to Canada in 1920, but continued to travel throughout his life. Harper also worked to trace the travels of John and William Bertram through the American South and made numerous trips to study the people and environment of the Okefinokee Swamp.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4606
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Francis Harper held in the National Anthropological Archives BAE historical negatives.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds some of Harper's fieldbooks (SIA RU007434, SIA Acc. 12-443, SIA Acc. 12-581, and SIA Acc. 12-443).
The University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library holds the Francis Harper papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Reproductions of these photographs should include credit to the Geological Survey of Canada.
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Dance  Search this
Camps  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4606, Francis Harper photographs from an expedition to Great Slave Lake, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4606
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4606

flowerpot

Physical Description:
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 11/16 in x 7 1/2 in; 14.44625 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
flowerpot
Place made:
Canada
Credit Line:
Geological Survey of Canada
ID Number:
CE.32330A
Catalog number:
32330A
Accession number:
5816
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-eec6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_580907
Online Media:

bowl

Physical Description:
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 6 3/16 in; 4.445 cm x 15.71625 cm
Object Name:
Bowl
Place made:
Canada
Credit Line:
Geological Survey of Canada
ID Number:
CE.32330B
Catalog number:
32330B
Accession number:
5816
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-eec7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_580908
Online Media:

flowerpot

Physical Description:
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 5/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
flowerpot
Place made:
Canada
Credit Line:
Geological Survey of Canada
ID Number:
CE.32330D
Catalog number:
32330D
Accession number:
5816
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-eec8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_580909
Online Media:

jar

Physical Description:
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/8 in x 5 5/16 in; 10.4775 cm x 13.49375 cm
Object Name:
Jar
Place made:
Canada
Credit Line:
Geological Survey of Canada
ID Number:
CE.32331
Catalog number:
32331
Accession number:
5816
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-eec9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_580910
Online Media:

flowerpot

Physical Description:
ceramic (saucer material)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 8 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Flowerpot
Place made:
Canada
Credit Line:
Geological Survey of Canada
ID Number:
CE.32332ab
Catalog number:
32332ab
Accession number:
5816
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-f907-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_594657
Online Media:

Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. A Souris., Manitoba, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
31 Jul 1896
Common name:
Indian grass
Indiangrass
yellow Indian grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash
Barcode:
04338872
USNM Number:
925932
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a83731c7-5303-4f52-a58e-60a42d8c01cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16177048

Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash

Biogeographical Region:
72 - Eastern Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Southwestern Ontario. Southampton., Ontario, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
29 Aug 1901
Common name:
Indian grass
Indiangrass
yellow Indian grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash
Barcode:
04338877
USNM Number:
925931
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/342bb4b10-10fb-470f-85a2-12cce7320ed3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16177051

Hordeum jubatum L.

Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. The Rocky Mountain Park. Laggan., Alberta, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
20 Jul 1904
Common name:
foxtail barley
foxtail grass
squirrel-tail grass
squirrelltail grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum jubatum L.
Barcode:
03452337
USNM Number:
730906
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/326ef0eaa-f388-4178-9f2f-2f042d223850
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985719

Hordeum jubatum L.

Biogeographical Region:
70 - Subarctic America  Search this
Collector:
R. M. Anderson  Search this
Place:
Mackenzie. Geological Survey of Canada. Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1916. Bathurst Inlet., Nunavut, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
22 Aug 1915
Common name:
foxtail barley
foxtail grass
squirrel-tail grass
squirrelltail grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum jubatum L.
Barcode:
03452340
USNM Number:
1011324
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38e908f6a-48bf-4a29-a359-3321e8aeec5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985722

Hordeum jubatum L.

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1372  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Summit of Rocky Mts., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
16 Aug 1890
Common name:
foxtail barley
foxtail grass
squirrel-tail grass
squirrelltail grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum jubatum L.
Barcode:
03452341
USNM Number:
1018632
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31d5ae542-5f24-41cd-9f1a-67995f63efe5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985723

Hordeum murinum L. subsp. murinum

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Vancouver Island. Vicinity of Victoria. Beacon Hill., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
2 Jun 1908
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum murinum L. subsp. murinum
Barcode:
03453044
USNM Number:
1018414
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3503108d9-56c1-4fb8-9cd9-59678e167c50
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985841

Hordeum murinum L. subsp. murinum

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Vancouver Island. Vicinity of Nanaimo., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
17 Jul 1908
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum murinum L. subsp. murinum
Barcode:
03453045
USNM Number:
1018413
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c50aaaa4-0136-4ca1-8da3-84174321cf26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985842

Hordeum murinum L. subsp. murinum

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Vancouver Island. Vicinity of Ucleulet., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
19 Jul 1909
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum murinum L. subsp. murinum
Barcode:
03453049
USNM Number:
1018416
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3585c4166-bf9d-4b64-b136-0d3f0e882eaa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985848

Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Arcang.

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Vancouver Island. Vicinity of Victoria., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
31 May 1893
Common name:
wall barley
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Arcang.
Barcode:
03453065
USNM Number:
1018417
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32ef374bd-9f05-4616-a1f4-9f990bd7ce7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985864

Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Arcang.

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Vancouver Island. Vicinity of Victoria. Esquimanlt., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
12 Jun 1908
Common name:
wall barley
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Arcang.
Barcode:
03453066
USNM Number:
1018415
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35cae3c45-b0e4-49ee-90a2-36948cbbf87f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15985865

Leymus x vancouverensis (Vasey) Pilg.

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Vancouver Island. Near Victoria., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
18 Jul 1908
Common name:
wildrye
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Leymus x vancouverensis (Vasey) Pilg.
Barcode:
03443930
USNM Number:
726458
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/303386e0e-330c-4f9e-a6b8-75e385c3e936
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15986386

Leymus x vancouverensis (Vasey) Pilg.

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
John Macoun  Search this
Place:
Geological Survey of Canada. Vancouver Island. Vicinity of Victoria., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
18 Aug 1893
Common name:
wildrye
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Leymus x vancouverensis (Vasey) Pilg.
Barcode:
03443931
USNM Number:
726459
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/387d86e9f-a027-481c-bfe4-f98e19a0cd89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15986387

Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) Á. Löve

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
James Melville Macoun  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1372  Search this
Place:
Herb. Geological Survey of Canada. Near International Boundary between Kettle and Columbia rivers. W. of Sophie Mt., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
7 Jul 1902
Common name:
Bluebunch wheatgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) Á. Löve
Barcode:
03446135
USNM Number:
749950
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37d1173bc-958c-4c6b-80e5-890f8902330d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15986647

Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) Á. Löve

Biogeographical Region:
71 - Western Canada  Search this
Collector:
James Melville Macoun  Search this
Place:
Herb. Geological Survey of Canada. Lake Osoyoos., British Columbia, Canada, North America
Collection Date:
1 Jun 1905
Common name:
Bluebunch wheatgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) Á. Löve
Barcode:
03446136
USNM Number:
1016378
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b52aed78-500f-4cc1-9a15-35b6eb3731a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15986756

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