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Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Names:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Photographer:
Beckwith, Paul E.  Search this
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857  Search this
Extent:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Prints (albumen)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Ainu  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- Rock Creek Park
Date:
circa 1890-1910
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of images of exhibits of anthropological material. These include Oceanic and African implements and artifacts exhibited at the Field Columbian Museum; a William Henry Holmes-designed diorama in Piney Branch (1895); costumed mannequins and busts at the United States National Museum; the Smithsonian Exhibit at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1891); dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History; African artifacts in Herbert Ward's studio in Paris; and exhibit halls in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries building (1891). The photographers represented in the collection include Paul Edmond Beckwith, Henry E. Sorgersen & Co., and Harry C. Ellis.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs of exhibits at the Pan-American Exposition, previously filed in Photo Lot 4, have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 87-2L.
Additional Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's studio held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 75-52.
Additional images of United States National Museum collections held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 99-41.
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Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits, 1890-1910
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 4, Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4

MS 801 A short vocabulary of Pah-ute words

Creator:
Carleton, James Henry, 1814-1873  Search this
Mackall, William Whann, 1818-1891  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
General vocabulary of Mono.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 801
Local Note:
Copied by Major W.W. Mackall.
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 801, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS801
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms801

MS 798 Indian Life

Collector:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Extent:
127 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1878
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 798
Local Note:
Extract from manuscript **They call themselves Nu-mes, Nu-ints, Nu-mas, Numos, Shinimos, Nunas, etc. We will call them Nu-mas. J.W. Powell. (Also known to the whites as Shoshonees, Bannocks, utes, Paiutes, Moquis (Hopi), Chemahuevas, Comanches, et al. Most of these names have been given them by the white men.
Date of "ca. 1878" given by Hewitt.
Citation:
Manuscript 798, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS798
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms798

MS 794-a Ute and Paiute legends

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Extent:
322 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1873
Scope and Contents:
Contains 46 stories.
Ute and Paiute Stories: Arbitrary reference number: 1. Ta-vu has a fight with the sun 19 pages. 2. Origin of water 2 pages. 3. Pats-ug the Otter is transformed into a Fish, 4 pages. 4. To-gok and his brother, or Snow, Hail, Rain and Thunder, 7 pages. 5. I-tsa marries his Daughter, 5 pages. 6. Pa-vits and Po-nig or the Weasel and Skunk, 9 pages. 7. I-Tsa lets the animals out of the Cave, 10 pages. 8. Origin of the Numas, 4 pages. 9. Origin of the Moon and length of the Year, 6 pages. 10. I-tsa punished by I-sha, 12 pages. 11. Hu-na is chosen Grave-digger, 3 pages. 12. Ko-ip seeks revenge on I-tsa, 10 pages. 13. Good and bad People, 2 pages. 14. Shin-av and the Birds, 4 pages. 15. To-gok procures a Rattle, 3 pages 16. Story of the Sai-du-kas, 3 pages. 17. Pa-o-ha, 5 pages. 18. Wa-na-ta-win-ni and Ni-mi-ap, 2 pages. 19. How Pa-so-wa-vits won his wife, 17 pages.
Ute and Paiute Stories: Arbitrary reference Number: 20. Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts, 5 pages. 21. The first Child born, 8 pages. 22. Pu-ni and Ta-vwats (The Skunk and the Chipmunk), 10 pages. 23. The Son of Shin-au-av Pa-vits loves the wife of Kwi-ats, 6 pages. 24. Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts, 6 pages. 25. How Ai-ai got his wife, 5 pages. 26. The Flood, 5 pages. 27. Shin-au-av Pa-vits and Tum-pwi-nai-ro-gwi-nump, 9 pages. 28. Story of the Eagle, 18 pages. 29. General discussion from Story of the Flood, 3 pages. Ong, Chai-ok and Shinau-av go to a distant mountain to gather pine nuts, 3 pages. 31. The story of the moon, 3 pages. 32. The son of the younger Shin-au-av is punished for disobedience, 4 pages. 33. Story of Hu-pats and Kom, 18 pages. 34. The abandoned Boy, 9 pages. 35. Chu-ar-um-pu-run-kunt and the Yu-kuts, 8 pages. 36. Hu-pats visits the Jay Nation on the Kaibab, 16 pages. 37. The Shin-au-av Brothers discuss matters of importance to the people, 12 pages. 38. Shin-au-av and Yam-puts, 8 pages. 39. The origin of the Canyons of the Colorado, 3 pages. 40. Origin of the Echo (Gosiute), 12 pages. 41. Origin of the Echo (Paiute), 5 pages. 42. Origin of the Mountains, Valleys, Canyons, etc., 5 pages. 43. Corn brought to the earth, 7 pages. 44. Spirits (Numas), 4 pages. 45. General discussion (Pa-vi-ot-si), 1 page. 46. Shu'-ni-am. 2 pages. (Found in file 6/60 but previously unlisted.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 794-a
Other Title:
Ta-vu has a fight with the sun
Origin of water
Pats-ug the Otter is transformed into a fish
To-gok and his brother, or Snow, Hail, Rain and Thunder
I-tsa marries his daughter
Pa-vits and Ponig or the Weasel and Skunk
I-tsa lets the animals out of the Cave
Origin of the Numas
Origin of the Moon and length of the Year
I-tsa punished by I-sha
Hu-na is chosen Grave-digger
Ko-ip seeks revenge on I-tsa
Good and bad People
Shin-av and the Birds
To-gok procures a Rattle
Story of the Sai-du-kas
Pa-o-ha
Wa-na-ta-win-ni and Ni-mi-ap
How Pa-so-wa-vits won his wife
Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts
The first Child Born
Pu-ni and Ta-vwats (The Skunk and the Chipmunk)
The son of Shin-au-av Pa-vits loves the wife of Kwi-ats
Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts
How Ai-ai got his Wife
The Flood
Shin-au-av Pa-vits and Tum-pwi-nai-ro-gwi-nump
Story of the Eagle
General discussion from Story of the Flood
Ong, Chai-ok and Shinau-ay go to a distant mountain to gather pine-nuts
The story of the Moon
The son of the younger Shin-au-av is punished for disobedience
Story of Hu-pats and Kom
The abandoned Boy
Chu-ar-um-pu-run-kunt and the Yu-kuts
Hu-pats visits the Jay nation on the Kaibab
The Shin-au-av Brothers discuss matters of importance to the people
Shin-au-av and Yam-puts
The origin of the Canyons of the Colorado
Origin of the Echo
Origin of the Mountains, Valleys, Canyons, etc
Corn brought to the earth
Spirits (Numas)
Shu'-ni-am
Topic:
Folklore -- Ute  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 794-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS794A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms794a
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Copy photograph of Zane Grey and Nasja Begay

Names:
Begay  Search this
Grey, Zane, 1872-1939  Search this
Extent:
1 Copy print
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1913
Scope and Contents note:
Collection consists of a copy print depicting Zane Grey and Nasja Begay seated on a rock. The photograph was likely made in May 1913, on the trail to Rainbow Bridge.
Biographical/Historical note:
Nasja Begay was a Paiute guide for multiple expeditions to the Rainbow Bridge in Utah. He assisted the 1909 Rainbow Bridge Expedition, which included Byron Cummings of the University of Utah, Government Land Office surveyor William Douglass, and pioneer archeologist and trader John Weatherill. In 1913, Zane Grey employed John Wetherill and Nasja Begay to guide him on the first of several trips to the bridge.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R84-18
Reproduction Note:
Copy print made by Smithsonian Institution, 1984.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Zane Grey can be found in the National Museum of American History Archives Center in NMAH Acc. 1991.3051.
Photographs of Nasja Begay can be found in the Henry E. Huntington Library in the Otis Marston Colorado River Collection.
Zane Grey's papers can be found in the Library of Congress, University of Oregon Libraries, Beinecke Library at Yale University, and Ohio Historical Society.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R84-18, Copy photograph of Zane Grey and Nasha Begay, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R84-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r84-18

Museum of the Cherokee Indian photograph collection

Collector:
Museum of the Cherokee Indian  Search this
Names:
Confederate States of America. Army. Thomas Legion  Search this
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)  Search this
Photographer:
Guth and Hensel  Search this
Sherrill's Studio, Waynesville, North Carolina  Search this
Adams, Clifton  Search this
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Vivienne Roberts  Search this
Extent:
100 Copy prints (circa)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Fort Yates (N.D.)
Fort Thompson (S.D.)
North Carolina
Cherokee (N.C.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Mostly images of Cherokee Indians, including informal portraits, group portraits, and views of Cherokee Indians engaged in agriculture, food preparation, craft, and games. There are also several images of the town of Cherokee, including the museum building, a school, homes, and the main street, as well as Cherokee artifacts. Numerous photographs depict the Thomas' Confederate Legion of Cherokee Indians, and the statue and sculptor of Sequoyah in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. In addition, there are photographs of Fort Thompson and Fort Yates, including one of the Indian boarding school at Fort Yates and another of an encampment at the Fort Yates Fourth of July celebration in 1902.

There are several photographs made at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, including one taken at the ceremony in 1918 in which the school was turned over to the United States Army. The Carlisle photographs include images of Nez Perce Indians and other tribes. There is also a photograph of a group of Shoshonis, including Arimo. Photographers include Sherrill's Studio, Waynesville, North Carolina; Vivienne Roberts; Clifton Adams; Guth and Hensel; and F. B. Fiske.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian, established in 1948, has as its mission, "To perpetuate the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokee people." It does so through exhibits, education and outreach, and its collections and archives.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R82-1
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1981.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs from the Carlisle School can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4241, MS 4537, MS 4544, MS 4574, MS 4988, and Photo Lot 73-8, Photo Lot 81-12 and Photo Lot 90-1.
Additional Fiske photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 25, Photo Lot 59, and Photo Lot 89-14, MS 4602, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R82-1, Museum of the Cherokee Indian photograph collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-1
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r82-1

Edward Adamson Hoebel photographs of Shoshoni and Comanche Indians and dances

Creator:
Hoebel, E. Adamson (Edward Adamson), 1906-1993  Search this
Names:
Laboratory of Anthropology (Museum of New Mexico)  Search this
Linton, Ralph, 1893-1953  Search this
Extent:
33 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1933-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Edward Adamson Hoebel during a 1933 Laboratory of Anthropology field school session led by Ralph Linton. They consist of images of Comanche Indians, including a Comanche brush dance at Walters, Oklahoma, and images of Shoshoni Indians during a sun dance at Fort Hall, Idaho, in 1934.
Biographical/Historical note:
Edward Adamson Hoebel (1906-1993) was an anthropologist and educator who pioneered studies of the legal systems of pre-literate societies. He received his PhD in anthropology from Columbia University in 1934, publishing his dissertation, "The Political Organization and Law-ways of the Comanche Indians," after conducting field research on Comanche legal systems at the Santa Fe Laboratory of Anthropology under the direction of Ralph Linton. Hoebel taught sociology and anthropology at New York University from 1929 until 1948 and later became a professor, head of the anthropology department, and Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Utah. Hoebel took visiting professorships at the universities of Harvard, Chicago, Nijmegen, Arizona, and Lehigh and served as president of the American Ethnological Society and the American Anthropological Association. He retired as Regents' Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 91-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Reports and correspondence by Hoebel held in the National Anthropological Archives in the American Ethnological Society records, Bureau of American Ethnology Administrative File, Esther Schiff Goldfrank Papers, and Raoul Weston LaBarre Papers.
Additional photographs of Comanche Indians at Walters held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7505.
The American Philosophical Society holds the E. Adamson Hoebel Papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Sun Dance  Search this
Indian dance -- North America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 91-9, Edward Adamson Hoebel photographs of Shoshoni and Comanche Indians and dances, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-9

John K. Hillers photographs of Ute and Paiute Indians

Creator:
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Extent:
37 Mounted prints (albumen)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Place:
Colorado
Arizona
Utah
Date:
circa 1871-1874
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of photographs depicting Ute and Paiute Indians, mostly informal portraits, with some individuals holding baskets, bow and arrows, and rifles. The photographs may have been made on a Powell expedition. Many of the prints are the same as those normally used to make stereographs, and the mounts appear to be pages removed from an album.
Biographical/Historical note:
John K. Hillers (1843-1925) immigrated to the United States from Germany in 1852. He spent almost twenty years photographing American Indians and the landscape of the Indian Territories, California, the Southwest, and the Southeast, largely for the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States Geological Survey. He began work on the Survey as a boatman on John Wesley Powell's second expedition down the Colorado River in 1871. He soon became the assistant, and then the main photographer (1872) for the expedition. From 1879 to 1900, Hillers served as the first staff photographer of Powell's Bureau of Ethnology, and in 1881 he took pictures for the United States Geological Survey.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2N
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by John K. Hillers can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 28, Photo Lot 40, Photo Lot 143, Photo Lot 83-18, Photo Lot 90-1, Photo Lot 92-46, and the BAE historical negatives.
The National Anthropological Archives holds Powell's inventory of photographs made on expeditions 1871-1875 (MS 1795-c).
The National Anthropological Archives holds Hillers's diary from 1871-1872 and 1874, 1875 (MS 4410).
The National Archives and Records Administration and the New York Public Library also hold Hillers photographs of Utes and Paiutes.
The National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Duke University, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at University of California at Berkeley, University of Oregon, Bancroft Library at the University of California at Berkeley, and Southern Methodist University also hold photographs by Hillers.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2N, John K. Hillers photographs of Ute and Paiute Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2N
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2n

United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls

Creator:
Army Medical Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Collector:
Billings, John Shaw, 1838-1913  Search this
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Rolleston, George, 1829-1881  Search this
Schumacher, Paul J. F.  Search this
Depicted:
Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882  Search this
Extent:
100 Negatives (circa, glass)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ute Indians -- depicted  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Choptank Indians -- depicted  Search this
Dakota Indians -- depicted  Search this
Eskimos -- depicted  Search this
Tonkawa Indians -- depicted  Search this
Africans -- United States -- depicted  Search this
Potawatomi Indians -- depicted  Search this
Taiwan aborigines -- depicted  Search this
Pomo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Taiwanese -- depicted  Search this
Pueblo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Nisqually Indians -- depicted  Search this
Hawaiians -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
probably 1870s-1880s
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of skulls in the United States Army Medical Museum collection, which appear to have been collected for physical anthropological purposes. Included are archeological remains and remains of historical American Indian tribes and some other ethnic groups. Other than tribe or location, data for the specimens include Army Medical Museum specimen number, AMM negative number, and sex; for some, there is also collection data and information on physical or medical conditions. There are also notes identifying donors who included army officers, physicians, scientists, and explorers such as Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Edward Palmer, Frederic Ward Putnam, George Rolleston, Paul Schumacher, and many others. Some of the photographs may have been made as part of the Army Medical Museumʹs program of distributing images of its specimens.

Represented are Africans, Chinook, Choptank, Dakota, Eskimo of Greenland, Taiwanese peoples, Hawaiians, Hidatsa, Nisqually, Philippine peoples, Ponca, Potowatomi, Pueblo, Tonkawa, and Ute. Archeological specimens are from the Aleutian Islands, California, the Dakotas, England (Roman period), Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, Peru, Vancouver Island, and Vermont. For some, there is also information about the status or physical condition of the individual or observations of medical conditions shown in the specimens. Some additional photographs appear to show specimens at the American Museum of Natural History.
Biographical/Historical note:
The United States Army Medical Museum (AMM, renamed the National Museum of Health and Medicine in 1989) was established by US Army Surgeon General William A. Hammond in 1862. Its initial focus was on collecting specimens of unusual pathology, mostly taken from victims of the American Civil War. By 1867, the museum had expanded to include medical, microsopical, anatomical, comparative anatomics, and other sections. The anatomical collection grew in part as a result of Circular No. 2 of 1867, which authorized military medical officers to collect cranial specimens from deceased American Indians. Additionally, the AMM made an arrangement with the Smithsonian Institution, by which the Smithsonian transferred their collection of human remains in exchange for ethnological artifacts. AMM photographed and measured many of the specimens in its collection as part of the museum's anthropological research.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-26C, NAA Photo Lot 73-26D
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 73-26D have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 73-26C. These are also Army Medical Museum negatives of skulls and form part of this collection.
Additional Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 6A, Photo Lot 6B, Photo Lot 78-42, Photo Lot 83-41, and Photo Lot 97.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-26C, United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-26c

Stereoviews of a Paiute man and Kiowa exhibit at the Smithsonian

Names:
Carter, C. W., 1832-1918  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (color halftone or chromolithograph)
1 Copy stereograph
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Copy stereograph
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Copy of C. W. Carter's photograph depicting a Paiute man - a part of his "Carter's celebrated Indian Stereoscopic Views" series - and a stereoview published by the New England Optical Co. that was included in the Smithsonian Institution's Kiowa exhibit.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2003-30
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Carter photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2003-30, Stereoviews of a Paiute man and Kiowa exhibit at the Smithsonian, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-30
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2003-30

Ed Edson photographs of Oglala Indians and camp near Chadron, Nebraska

Creator:
Edson, Ed  Search this
Names:
Red Cloud, 1822-1909  Search this
Extent:
3 Glass negatives
3 Modern prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Oglala Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Modern prints
Place:
Chadron (Neb.)
Date:
circa 1889
Scope and Contents note:
Studio portraits of Red Cloud and possibly Little Wound, as well as one image probably of an Oglala camp near the eastern edge of Chadron, Nebraska.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2001-14, NAA MS 4701
Reproduction Note:
Contact prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 2001.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in MS 4701 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 2001-14. These are additional prints of Edson's glass negatives, made for donors Dr. R. W. and Mary B. Breckenridge by the Missouri Basin Project.
Additional photographs of Red Cloud held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4559, MS 4598, MS 4754, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, Photo Lot 2001-14, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Camps  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 2001-14, Ed Edson photographs of Oglala Indians and camp near Chadron, Nebraska, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2001-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2001-14

Alexander W. Chase photographs of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa people and material culture

Creator:
Chase, Alexander W.  Search this
Extent:
9 Photographic prints (albumen, mounted on paper)
Culture:
Modoc Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Tolowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1870
Scope and Contents note:
Studio portraits of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa Indians made by surveyor Alexander W. Chase while working for the US Coast Survey. Also included are photographs of artifacts from his ethnographic and archaeological collection. The photographs are mounted on brown paper with handwritten descriptions; two newspaper articles, including Alexander Chase's own article for the Topeka Daily Capitol, are glued to the back of two of the pages.
Biographical/Historical note:
Alexander W. Chase (1843-1888) worked as a surveyor for the US Coast Survey from 1862-1878, during which time he visited several reservations near the San Francisco Bay area and southern Oregon. As an amateur artist, photographer, and ethnologist, he recorded his observations of the daily life on the reservations in a journal. He published his documentation of a visit to the Alsea Reservation in a newspaper article for the Topeka Daily Capitol, dated Sunday, November 27, 1887. He also published a longer paper on the Siletz Reservation in 1869. Additionally, he contributed ethnographic and archaeological data, photographs, and sketches to Stephen Powers' monograph, Tribes of California.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2003-10
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photo Lot 24 contains four cartes des visite by Chase of Maidu individuals "Captain Tom" and his wife, daughter, and son.

The records of the NMNH Department of Anthropology contain some of Chase's original sketches for Tribes of California.

Additionally, the NAA also holds MS 3230, a manuscript by Chase on the shell mounds of oregon, and the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology contain correspondence between Chase and BAE anthropologists.
Publication Note:
The photographs in this collection are published in

Thomas Blackburn, "Some Additional Alexander W. Chase Materials," Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 25, no. 1 (2005): 39-54.
Provenance:
Donated by Jean Prentiss through Thomas Blackburn in 2002.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2003-10, Alexander W. Chase Photographs of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa people and material culture, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-10
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Alexander W. Chase photographs of Klamath, Modoc, and Tolowa people and material culture
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2003-10
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George E. Hyde photograph collection relating to corn among American Indians

Creator:
Hyde, George E., 1882-1968  Search this
Extent:
11 Prints (silver gelatin on postcard stock)
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Siouan Indians  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1915
Scope and Contents note:
Images of several varieties of corn, including types of Pawnee corn, Canadian Sioux corn, Navajo corn, Mandan red sweet-corn, and Red Lake Ojibwa "flint corn." The collection also includes one image of a hoe blade made from a buffalo scapula.
Biographical/Historical note:
George E. Hyde (1882-1968) was a well-known author of books on American Indians, earning himself the moniker "dean of American Indian historians." A resident of Omaha, Nebraska, Hyde became fascinated by American Indians after visiting an encampment at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition (1898). Despite having no formal education past the eighth grade, Hyde corresponded with George Bird Grinnell (for whom he was a salaried researcher) and George Bent and published several books, including Red Cloud's Folk (1937), A Sioux Chronicle (1956), and the Life of George Bent (1967).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4457
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Correspondence from Hyde held in the National Anthropological Archives in the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology and in the River Basin Surveys Records.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Agriculture  Search this
Corn  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4457, George E. Hyde photograph collection relating to corn among American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4457
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4457

MS 4878 Northern Paiute Myths Related to Saul Riesenberg by Gilbert Natches

Creator:
Riesenberg, Saul H.  Search this
Informant:
Natches, Gilbert  Search this
Extent:
101 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
July-August, 1940
Scope and Contents:
Typescript document is 45 pages and manuscript document is 56 pages. Also note of transmittal to Margaret C. Blaker. Washington, D. C. October 1, 1969. Typescript document. 1 page. Manuscript document contains some notes and vocabulary items not found in typescript document.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4878
Local Note:
The transmittal note explains the circumstances of the collection of the myths and identifies Gilbert Natches as the same informant who had worked earlier with Alfred Kroeber on Paiute verbs.
Xerox copy of transmittal note in National Anthropological Archives Accession files.
typescript document
manuscript document
Topic:
Folklore -- Paiute  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4878, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4878
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4878
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MS 831-d-e Songs of the Pai Utes

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
831-d and 831-e are both copies in hands other than Powell's of the data in the Powell Journals (Manuscript 1795, volume 4, 11).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 831-d-e
Local Note:
831-d was formerly 830, item 2; 831-e was formerly with 2247.
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 831-d-e, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS831DE
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms831de

MS 838 Ute and Paiute stories

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Pages lettered "A" through "S".
At least a few of these of thses stories are Northern Paiute (Paviotso). See note on bottom of page H referring to Wadsworth (this is a Nevada town on the Truckee River near Pyramid Lake.) Page J mentions Carson and Antelope Valley [Nevada,= Paiute]. Page N mentions Pyramid Lake [Nevada, = Paiute] Information from Kay Fowler, University of Nevada, 3/65.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 838
Citation:
Manuscript 838, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS838
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms838
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MS 832 Ethnological and linguistic notes on Paviotso and Shoshoni

Creator:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Extent:
144 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents

1. "Nu-mu (Pa-vi-ot-so) Pai-yu-te, 1880." Title on the first page reads: "Pai-yu-te of Humbolt Valley. Nov. 28, 1880." Pages numbered 1-41 (pages 8, 36, 37, 38, 40 and 41 are missing). 38 pages, total.

2. Miscellaneous notes and vocabulary in Paviotso. 11 pages, total.

3. "Nyuma affinities." Kinship terms numbered after schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Seems to be Paviotso. 3 pages.
Shoshoni contents:

8. "Nyuma, Shoshoni of Nevada." Kinship terms in Shoshoni, numbered after schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages.

9. "Nevada Shoshoni." Tales and list of animals used as characters in tales.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 832
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Kinship -- Paiute  Search this
Kinship -- Shoshoni  Search this
Folklore -- Shoshoni  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 832, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS832
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms832

MS 802 Paiute vocabularies in Department of the Interior schedule

Creator:
Armstrong, William H.  Search this
Powers, Stephen, 1840-1904  Search this
Extent:
7 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in Department of Interior Comparative Vocabulary. Copied from Manuscripts 818 and 807. Contains numerous errors in transcription. See originals.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 802
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 802, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS802
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms802

MS 816 Vocabulary of Pah-Ute words

Creator:
Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1872 and before
Scope and Contents:
With letter of transmittal. Contains 64 terms in Paviotso [collected in Nevada]. Letter of transmittal written at Cambridge, Massachusetts, and dated March 18, 1872.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 816
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 816, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS816
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms816

MS 818 Mono vocabulary

Creator:
Armstrong, William H.  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
March, 1868
Scope and Contents:
Recorded in Comparative Vocabulary. Contains vocabulary, letter of transmittal (written from Camp Independence, California and dated March 7, 1868), and a copy of the vocabulary in the hand of George Gibbs.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 818
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 818, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS818
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms818

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