Painted by CB King. Lehman & Duval Lithrs Phila. Philadelphia Published by EyC. Biddle. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1836 by EC Biddle in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pa. Note on shrinkwrap that was removed: 120E. Taped to matboard
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The papers of William C. Sturtevant were processed with the assistance of a Wenner-Gren Foundation Historical Archives Program grant awarded to Dr. Ives Goddard. Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Photographs collected by Marjorie Meriweather Post relating to NAtive Americans. They include images of Post's home at Camp Topridge, Geronimo, Buffalo Bill Cody, Native chiefs and US officials at Pine Ridge in 1891, and Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle. Additionally, there are lithographs of Caa-tou-see and Shin-Ga-Ba-Wossinis, and a B. Picart engraving of Native Americans circling a burial mound and a newspaper clipping ("Out of Human Skin") in a frame made from a squirrel pelt.
Marjorie Meriweather Post (1887-1973) was a Washington, D.C., businesswoman, philanthropist, and collector of decorative art objects. Her father Charles W. Post was the owner of Postup Cereal Company, later General Foods Corporation. In 1973, Marjorie Post's philanthropy earned her the first ever James Smithson Society Medal, the Smithsonian Institution's highest benefactor award. After her death, Post willed her Hillwood estate to the Smithsonian along with her American Native American collection at Camp Topridge.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-46
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Marjorie Merriweather Post papers (MS 7278).
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds the records of Post's Hillwood Estate, 1960-1976 (SIA RS00740).
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Photo lot 75-46, Marjorie Meriweather Post photograph collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
What is clearly the original painting from which this was taken is the "Portrait of a Chippewa Chief," by Paul Kane in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, reproduced in Oliver La Farge, A Pictorial History of the American Indian, New York, 1956, page 82.
OPPS NEG.45113 F
Same subject in Volume 1, 1838 ed. McKenney & Hall (Bureau of American Ethnology Cat. No. 574) is from a different "plate", with minor differences in shoulder seam, perhaps nothing more. Has following information: Painted by C. B. King. Lehman & Duval, Lithrs Phila KISH-KALLO-WA Shawnee Chief Philadelphia Published by E. C. Biddle Entered according to act of Congrefs in the year 1836, by E. C. Biddle, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pa.