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William L. Calver slides, negatives and prints

Creator:
Calver, William L.  Search this
Extent:
129 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 4.5 x 6.5 inches.)
22 Lantern slides (black and white, color.)
19 Albumen prints
129 Acetate negatives (Duplicates, black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Lantern slides
Albumen prints
Acetate negatives
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
New Jersey
Inwood (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1895-1936
Summary:
This collection contains 22 lantern slides in black and white and color, 129 black-and-white glass negatives and 19 albumen prints taken by William L. Calver between 1895-1936. The images primarily depict archaeological excavation sites in Inwood, New York City, and the broader New York City area. Also present are 129 duplicate acetate negatives.
Arrangement note:
Slides: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by image number.

Glass negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by image number.

Acetate negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by image number.

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by image number.
Biographical/Historical note:
William L. Calver was an engineer living in New York with a strong interest in preserving local history. As an amateur historian and archaeologist, he conducted excavations with Reginald Pelham Bolton to document Native and colonial sites. Along with Bolton, he was a member of the Field Exploration Committee of the New York Historical Society.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: cultural sensitivity and copyright. Please contact the archivist for further information.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- New York (State)  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New Jersey  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Jersey  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New York (State)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Albumen prints
Lantern slides
Citation:
William L. Calver slides, negatives and prints, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (slide, negative or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.042
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4b4310968-8a87-4f5c-b354-06b940a66aaf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-042

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