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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians

Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
Big Foot, -1890  Search this
Geronimo, 1829-1909  Search this
Photographer:
Dorsey, George A. (George Amos), 1868-1931  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Hall, E. E.  Search this
James, George Wharton, 1858-1923  Search this
Maude, F. H. (Frederic Hamer)  Search this
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934  Search this
Thompson, J. Eric S. (John Eric Sidney), 1898-1975  Search this
Voth, H. R. (Henry R.), 1855-1931  Search this
Winternitz, L.  Search this
Extent:
685 Negatives (circa, glass and nitrate)
Culture:
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians -- depicted  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Jicarilla Apache  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Kootenai Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Kwakiutl Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Umatilla Indians  Search this
White Mountain Apache  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Patagonians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hunkpapa Indians  Search this
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Coast Salish  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Place:
Belize
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Oraibi (Ariz.)
Date:
circa 1880-1930
bulk 1899-1904
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs collected by Willis G. Tilton, a dealer in artifacts and photographs relating to American Indians. Many of the photographs were made by Field Columbian Museum photographer Charles Carpenter at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904; many others were created by various photographers for Field Museum publications. Notable subjects include Big Foot, dead in the snow at the Wounded Knee battlefield; Arapaho and Cheyenne social dances; Hopi ceremonies; a reenactment of the shooting of Sitting Bull; Sun Dances (Arapaho, Assiniboin and Atsina, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Ponca); and views of the United States Indian School Building and Pawnee Indians at the the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri. Other photographs include portraits and images of artifacts, basket weaving, cradles, dress, dwelling, tipis and other dwellings, and tree burials. There are also some photographs of Henry Field's expedition to Iraq in 1934 (Field museum anthropological expedition to the Near East), work elephants in Burma, Pipestone Quarry in Minnesota, a church in the Yucatan, and a rickshaw and cart in Ceylon.
Biographical/Historical note:
Willis G. Tilton was a dealer and owner of the store, Tilton Indian Relics, in Topeka, Kansas.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-8, NAA Photo Lot 135
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs in the Tilton Collection, previously filed in Photo Lot 135, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 89-8. These photographs were also purchased by the Bureau of American Ethnology from Willis G. Tilton and form part of this collection.
Associated photographs still held in the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.
Most photographs included in the card catalog of copy negatives and in the reference file prints by tribe.
Additional photographs by Dorsey held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4721 and Photo Lot 24.
Correspondence from Dorsey held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4821, records of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the J.C. Pilling Papers, and the Ales Hrdlicka Papers.
Additional photographs by Nelson held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 171, Photo Lot 133, Photo Lot 24, and the BAE historical negatives.
Additional Maude photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 90-1 and Photo Lot 24.
Additional E. E. Hall photographs held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4978 and Photo Lot 24.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds Nelson's field reports (SIA Acc. 97-123) and the Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection (SIA RU007364).
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians, circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890  Search this
Sun Dance  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-8
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-8

MS 7235 Vocabularies and notes based on material collected by Horatio Hale from enslaved African-Brazilians

Creator:
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896  Search this
Names:
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)  Search this
Extent:
98 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Articles
Vocabulary
Place:
Africa -- Linguistics
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This manuscript probably represents what Horatio Hale originally intended to publish on southern Africa in his Philology and Ethnology that is one of the volumes of the report of the United States Exploring Expedition (Wilkes Expedition). It includes several vocabularies, comparative vocabularies, and notes on the location and appearance (especially the cicatrization and other body decoration) of African tribes.
Local Numbers:
NAA ACC 76-120 (part)

SI LIB MS 68 (part)

NAA MS 7235
Local Note:
The manuscript appears to be in Hale's hand. In it, Hale describes how and why he collected material from African slaves in Rio de Janeiro.
Autograph manuscript
Topic:
Body decoration -- Africa  Search this
Makonde language  Search this
Ndau language  Search this
Kongo language  Search this
Makhuwa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Vocabulary
Citation:
Manuscript 7235, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7235
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7235
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Portraits, Hall (only)- includes photographs, press clippings, and news releases related to: Hall, Ansel F.; Hall, Eleanor A.; Hall, F. G.; Hall, G. Stanley; Hall, Custis Lee (Dr.); Hall, R. Glenn (Dr.); Hall, E. E. (Dr.); Hall, Hon. H. E.; Hall, Edwin...

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Box 9
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e13330

Kuch-Ye-Amp-Se in Native Dress, Weaving Basket Outside Adobe Wall; Four Baskets Surrounding Her 1897

Creator:
James, George Wharton ?  Search this
Creator:
Maude, Frederic Hamer ?  Search this
Hall, E. E  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 008 in x 006 in
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1897
Local number:
NAA INV 02143000
NAA MS 4978 (005)
OPPS NEG 57496
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_34752

Kuch-Ye-Amp-Se in Native Dress, Weaving Basket Outside Adobe Wall; Four Baskets Surrounding Her 1897

Creator:
James, George Wharton ?  Search this
Creator:
Maude, Frederic Hamer ?  Search this
Hall, E. E  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 005 in x 007 in
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1897
Local number:
NAA INV 02143900
OPPS NEG 57496
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_34761

Kuch-Ye-Amp-Se in Native Dress, Weaving Basket Outside Adobe Wall; Four Baskets Surrounding Her 1897

Creator:
James, George Wharton ?  Search this
Creator:
Maude, Frederic Hamer ?  Search this
Hall, E. E  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 007 in x 005 in mounted on 009 in x 007 in
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1897
Local number:
NAA INV 02144000
OPPS NEG 57496
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_34762

Antelope Priest Wearing Body Paint, Breechcloth, and Ornaments, Descending Ladder with Bow to Antelope Kiva 1897

Creator:
Maude, Frederic Hamer ?  Search this
Creator:
Hall, E. E  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 006 in x 008 in
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1897
Local number:
NAA INV 02162500
OPPS NEG SI 32357H
See more items in:
Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_34953

Antelope Priest Wearing Body Paint, Breechcloth, and Ornaments, Descending Ladder with Bow to Antelope Kiva 1897

Creator:
Maude, Frederic Hamer ?  Search this
Creator:
Hall, E. E  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 009 in x 013 in mounted on 009 in x 013 in
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1897
Local number:
NAA INV 02162600
OPPS NEG SI 32357H
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_34954

Photographs of Chemehuevi, Hopi, Havasupai and unidentified Pueblo Indians 1890-1900

Photographer:
Hall, E. E  Search this
Maude, F. H (Frederic Hamer)  Search this
Subject:
Wiki Antelope Chief  Search this
Physical description:
9 sepia prints
Culture:
Paiute, Southern Chemehuevi  Search this
Hopi  Search this
American Indian Pueblo  Search this
Havasupai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Southern
Date:
1890-1900
Topic:
Habitations and other structures--Paiute  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Basket making--Paiute--Chemehuevi  Search this
Fabrics, including spinning and weaving--Hopi  Search this
Local number:
NAA MS 4978
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Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_84741

Women who sprinkle sacred meal on snakes, Arizona 1897

Creator:
Hall, E. E  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Arizona
Date:
1897
Local number:
OPPS NEG T2614
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Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_93480

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