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"Putting up the Medicine Lodge. Fred Big Top (right)"

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1899
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T26700
Local Note:
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Subject supplied by Claude E. Schaeffer, letter of March 1, 1965.
Negative
Place:
Montana
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref629

Very unusual Blackfoot blanket strip with ermine and medicine objects

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass plate negative
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass plate negatives
Date:
before 1912
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T2870
Local Note:
Glass plate negative is broken
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Number 2840 on original list (pink list).
Place:
Montana
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
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Topic:
Blackfeet  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref643

"Preparing the Fire-spoon and Earth-peg"

Creator:
Dorsey, George Amos  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Good-Man  Search this
Medicine-Bundle  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Oklahoma -- Eagle City
Date:
1903
Scope and Contents:
Good-Man prepares the peg, or digging stick, and Medicine-Bundle prepares the spoon.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T9820
Local Note:
Number 9816 on original pink list.
Negative
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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref696

[Sun Dance] "Building the Sun Dance Lodge"

Creator:
Dorsey, George Amos  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Good-Man  Search this
Medicine-Bundle  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Oklahoma -- Eagle City
Date:
1903
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T9842
Local Note:
Number 9816 on original pink list.
Negative
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref697

Three Crow Indians

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Big Medicine  Search this
Big Medicine, Annie  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Left to right: Annie Big Medicine; name not given (daughter of Ben Long Ears and Grace Big Medicine), Big Medicine at tobacco planting ceremony.
Biographical / Historical:
Annie Big Medicine is mother of Mary Walks who married Frances LaForge. Big Medicine is Ed Big Medicine's father.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T2793
Local Note:
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Identification supplied by Barney Old Coyote (and Crow Indians), BIA, February 3, 1966.
Silver nitrate negative
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref741

Three Crow men

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Big Medicine  Search this
Fog in the Morning  Search this
Takes Himself  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Left to right: Big Medicine (on ground), Takes Himself (with hat), Fog in the Morning, outside sweat lodge.
Biographical / Historical:
Takes Himself is a brother of Iron Horse. Fog in the Morning is Hilda Black Eagle's father.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T2809
Local Note:
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Identifications supplied by Barney Old Coyote (and Crow Indians), BIA, February 3, 1966.
Silver nitrate negative
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref746

Three Crow women

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Big Medicine, Annie  Search this
Big Medicine, Grace  Search this
Lincoln, Albert, Mrs  Search this
Spotted Hat, Mary Theresa  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Left to right: Grace Big Medicine, Annie Big Medicine, and Mary Theresa Spotted Hat (Mrs Albert Lincoln)
Biographical / Historical:
Grace Big Medicine is Juanita Big Medicine's mother. Annie Big Medicine is Mary Big Medicine's mother
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T9411
Local Note:
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Identifications supplied by Barney Old Coyote (and Crow Indians), BIA, February 3, 1966.
Silver nitrate negative
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref749

View of Hopi altar, Antelope Dance Altar, Arizona

Creator:
Carpenter, Charles H.  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Polihungwa  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Arizona -- Mishongnovi
Date:
ca 1901
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T478
Local Note:
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Silver nitrate negative
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3eb06e024-629b-4118-8836-0c236358443e
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref858

Snake Dance ceremony, Arizona

Creator:
Carpenter, Charles H.  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Names:
Sosonkiwa  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass plate negative
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass plate negatives
Place:
Arizona -- Mishongnovi
Date:
ca 1901
Scope and Contents:
After washing snakes in Kiva. Sosonkiwa, a priest, is wearing the costume of a Kalehtaka.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T485
Local Note:
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32e2beae4-6449-420e-8395-0d7aaeee049f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref862

Hopi Indian altar, Arizona

Creator:
Voth, H. R. (Henry R.), 1855-1931  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Tilton, Willis G.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative)
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Arizona -- Oraibi
Date:
1897, 1901 or 1903
Scope and Contents:
"The large, wide slabs represent corn-stalks, the zigzag lightning, the small sticks, deceased members of the order. The figurines are the Marau-Manas, (deities of the order). Near the ridge stands the tiponi, the badge of of office of the chief priest, consisting of an ear of corn, wound with cotton twine, and a bunch of different kinds of feathers in the upper end. In the foreground is the medicine bowl with six ears of corn, aspergills, etc., also two netted gourd vessels, trays with meal, rattles, bone whistles and other articles used in the ceremonies. In front of the left side figurine stand two "mother tiponies," consisting of an old elongated basket, to the top of which are tied long, black prayer sticks which have nakwakwosois tied to one end. Behind this figurine stands a small wooden cone with a crystal inserted into the upper end. Small wooden frogs are placed along the front, andwooden cloud symbols on the rear side of the sand ridge."
Biographical / Historical:
"The ceremonies on which this description of the winter performance is based, took place in the years 1897, 1901 and 1903:--The author was then missionary among the Hopi ...." page 12.
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG.T33312
Local Note:
Cataloging based on examination of NAA file print.
Silver nitrate negative
Related Materials:
Related negatives in the Field Museum of Natural History, Photography Department, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 89-8, Willis G. Tilton collection of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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GUID:
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ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-89-8-ref912

James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West

Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Crook, George, 1829-1890  Search this
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876  Search this
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876  Search this
Juárez, Benito, 1806-1872  Search this
Kinman, Seth  Search this
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Red Cloud, 1822-1909  Search this
Richard, Louis  Search this
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888  Search this
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890  Search this
Spotted Tail, 1823-1881  Search this
Photographer:
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Easterly, Thomas M. (Thomas Martin), 1809-1882  Search this
Eaton, E. L. (Edric L.), b. ca. 1836  Search this
Ebell, Adrian J. (Adrian John), 1840-1877  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
M'Clees, Jas. E. (James E.)  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Pywell, Wm. R. (William Redish), 1843-1886  Search this
Vannerson, Julian, 1827-  Search this
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886  Search this
Extent:
4 Tintypes
3 Chromolithographs
3 Lithographs (3 chalk-manner lithographs)
1 Print (photogravure)
118 Pages (Scrapbook)
685 Prints (circa, albumen)
80 Items (circa 80 relief prints (including woodcuts and wood engraving))
30 Items (circa 30 intaglio prints (including etchings and engravings))
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tintypes
Chromolithographs
Lithographs
Prints
Pages
Photographs
Newspapers
Woodcuts
Place:
Mexico
Taos Pueblo (N.M.)
California
Oregon
Fort Davis (Tex.)
New Mexico
Fort Snelling (Minn.)
Arizona
Texas
San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)
Zuni (N.M.)
Kansas
Colorado
Date:
circa 1863-1900
Summary:
Scrapbook entitled "Our Wild Indians in Peace and War: Surveys, Expeditions, Mining and Scenery of the Great West," compiled by James E. Taylor, possibly as a source for his own illustrations.
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook entitled "Our Wild Indians in Peace and War: Surveys, Expeditions, Mining and Scenery of the Great West," compiled by James E. Taylor, possibly as a source for his own illustrations. The album includes photographs (mostly albumen with three tintypes), newsclippings, wood engravings, and lithographs, some of which are reproductions of Taylor's own illustrations and paintings. Photographs depict American Indians, US Army soldiers and scouts, historical sites, forts, and scenery. Some were made on expeditions, including the Hayden and Powell surveys, and created from published stereographs. Many of Taylor's illustrations are signed, and some are inscribed with dates and "N. Y." The scrapbook also includes clippings from newspapers and other written sources relating to illustrations and photographs in the album.
Biographical Note:
James E. Taylor (1839-1901) was an artist-correspondent for Leslie's Illustrated Weekly Newspaper from 1863-1883. Born in Cincinatti, Ohio, he graduated from Notre Dame University by the age of sixteen. Taylor enlisted in the 10th New York Infantry in 1861 and the next year was hired by Leslie's Illustrated newspaper as a "Special Artist" and war correspondent. In 1864 he covered the Shenandoah Valley campaign, and was later one of the illustrator-correspondents at the 1867 treaty negotiations at Medicine Lodge, Kansas. He soon earned the moniker "Indian Artist" because of his vast number of drawings of American Indians. In 1883 Taylor retired from Leslie's to work as a freelance illustrator. Colonel Richard Irving Dodge used Taylor's drawings to illustrate his memoir, "Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years' Personal Experience among the Red Men of the Great West" (1882).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4605
Related Materials:
The National Anthropolgical Archives holds additional photographs by photographers represented in this collection (including original negatives for some of these prints), particularly in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 37, Photo Lot 60, Photo Lot 87.

Additional photographs by Whitney, Gardner, and Barry held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 80-18.

Julian Vannerson and James E. McClees photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4286.

Pywell photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 4498.

O'Sullivan photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo lot 4501.

Additional Hillers photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 83-18 and Photo Lot 87-2N.
Provenance:
Donated or transferred by John Witthoft from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, April 14, 1961.
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Topic:
Church buildings  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Dance  Search this
White River Massacre, Colo., 1879  Search this
Painting  Search this
Washita Campaign, 1868-1869  Search this
Mormon Church -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Newspapers
Woodcuts
Tintypes
Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4605
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James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33fa281bf-1e72-4f26-ae86-8c8389244b4e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4605
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Portrait of Lieutenant William P Clarke in Military Uniform And with Chief Little Wolf in Partial Native Dress and with Peace ? Medal and Pipe

Creator:
Mitchell, Daniel S.  Search this
Collector:
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (002 in x 003 in mounted on 014 in x 018 in)
Container:
Volume 1, Page 20
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01600909

NAA MS.MS 4605

OPPS NEG.365K
General:
This is not the Cheyenne Little Wolf, the Sweet Medicine Chief. My recollection is that this is Little Hawk, a relative of Crazy Horse. Check with Dr. Raymond DeMallie. Father Peter Powell 02-22-95.
Local Note:
Black and white Photoprint on Paper Mount in Album
Collection Restrictions:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West / Page 20
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ecbfb582-7cde-443a-a7b4-5b9676f995f3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4605-ref789
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Nisqually Charlie (or Charlie Martin) with his wife lying in bedding under tarpaulin and woodpost shelter

Creator:
Ballard, Arthur C. (Arthur Condit), 1876-  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ballard, Arthur C. (Arthur Condit), 1876-  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (008 in x 005 in mounted on 010 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Nisqually  Search this
Muckleshoot  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
18 MAY 1917
Scope and Contents:
Photograph made after Nisqually Charlie and his wife were evicted from their home.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.00022200

NAA MS.4527 (049)

OPPS NEG.80-16446
Local Note:
Note: Charlie Martin, Last Surviving Member of Nisqually Band Who with Leschi Protested Medicine Creek Treaty, 1855-56
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount in album
Place:
Washington -- Mission Prairie
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Salish  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 4527, Arthur C. Ballard photographs relating to the Muckleshoot Tribe submitted to the Indian Claims Commission, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Arthur C. Ballard photographs relating to the Muckleshoot Tribe submitted to the Indian Claims Commission
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cc935948-705f-4b3f-bfc8-be8193dea644
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-4527-ref517

Nigeria

Collection Creator:
Conant, Francis  Search this
Extent:
5.4 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1960, undated
Scope and Contents note:
As a graduate student at Columbia University, Conant conducted his doctoral fieldwork in Dass Independent District, Bauchi Province in Nigeria in 1957-1959. His research focused on the religion of the Barawa mountaineers of Dass, studying its impact on the technology, social and political organization, and structure of Barawa society. While in Dass, Conant also excavated the old town Bununu-Kasa in Bula district and collected data on rock gongs, percussion instruments that were first identified and written about by Bernard Fagg in 1955. He also collected objects for the American Museum of Natural History and native medicines and botanical specimens for Smith, Kline & French, a pharmaceutical company.

This series contains documentation from Conant's field research, including field notebooks; language notes; transcripts and notes from his recordings; manuscripts; maps, some of which are hand-drawn; notes on his consultants in Dass; and field photographs. Conant numbered his field photographs and organized them on card files with accompanying notes and cross-references to his field notebooks. He also created a topical index to his photographs. This series also contains notes and permits for objects that he collected in Dass for the American Museum of Natural History.

See Series 5. Writings for his dissertation and Series 8. Sound Recordings for associated field recordings.
Collection Restrictions:
The Francis P. Conant Papers are open for research. Access to the Francis P. Conant Papers requires an appointment.
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Collection Citation:
Francis P. Conant Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2012-13, Series 1
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Francis P. Conant Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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[Report on native medicines collected in Dass Independent District]

Collection Creator:
Conant, Francis  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1957-1959
Collection Restrictions:
The Francis P. Conant Papers are open for research. Access to the Francis P. Conant Papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Francis P. Conant Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Anthropological Archives
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Carol Laderman Papers

Creator:
Laderman, Carol  Search this
Extent:
6 Linear feet ((15 boxes and 1 manuscript envelope) and 154 cassette tapes)
Culture:
Malays (Asian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Sound recordings
Photographs
Place:
Kampong Merchang (Terengganu)
Malaysia
Date:
1970-2009
Summary:
Carol Laderman was a medical anthropologist best known for her research on Malay traditional medicine. Her work focused on beliefs and practices regarding childbirth and nutrition as well as shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. This collection consists of the professional papers of Carol Laderman, medical anthropologist and university professor. The bulk of the collection pertains to her research on childbirth, nutrition, and shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. These materials include field notes, surveys, transcripts of Main Peteri ceremonies, grant applications, photographs, and sound recordings. Of special interest are her photographs of midwives and shamans treating patients, including Main Peteri ceremonies, as well as traditional Malay weddings and festivals. Also noteworthy are her recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies and her interviews with midwives and shamans. The collection also contains her unpublished and published writings; her dissertation; a report on her undergraduate fieldwork with pregnant Puerto Rican teenagers; her lecture notes and files as a university professor; files documenting her involvement in professional associations; and correspondence with colleagues.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the professional papers of Carol Laderman, medical anthropologist and university professor. The bulk of the collection pertains to her research on childbirth, nutrition, and shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. These materials include field notes, surveys, transcripts of Main Peteri ceremonies, grant applications, photographs, and sound recordings. Of special interest are her photographs of midwives and shamans treating patients, including Main Peteri ceremonies, as well as traditional Malay weddings and festivals. Also noteworthy are her recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies and her interviews with midwives and shamans. The collection also contains her unpublished and published writings; her dissertation; a report on her undergraduate fieldwork with pregnant Puerto Rican teenagers; her lecture notes and files as a university professor; files documenting her involvement in professional associations; and correspondence with colleagues.
Arrangement:
This collection is organized in 8 series: Series 1. Research, 1972, 1975-1977, 1981, 1985, 1987, 2000-2003, undated; Series 2. Writings, 1970, 1975, 1978-2001, 2004, undated; Series 3. Student Files, 1972, 1975, 1979, undated; Series 4. Teacher Files, 1977, 1979-1982, 2001-2002, 2007, undated; Series 5. Correspondence, 1974-1981, 1985-2005, 2009, undated; Series 6. Professional Activities, circa 1981, 1989-1990, 1994, 2004, undated; Series 7. Photographs, circa 1975-1977, circa 1982, undated; Series 8. Sound Recordings, 1976-1977, 1982, 2003, undated.
Biographical/Historical note:
Carol Laderman was a medical anthropologist best known for her research on Malay traditional medicine. Her work focused on beliefs and practices regarding childbirth and nutrition as well as shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia.

Laderman (née Cohen) was born on October 25, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York. When she was 6, her father changed their family's surname to Ciavati due to his difficulty as a Jew finding an engineering job. Laderman grew up with musical aspirations, intending to become a concert pianist. She attended the High School of Music and Art in Manhattan and majored in music at Brooklyn College. In 1953, she married Gabriel Laderman, a painter and later an art professor. She took a leave from college to follow her husband after he was drafted into the U.S. Army five months following their wedding. Her hiatus from college spanned fifteen years, during which time she had two sons (1958, 1965). She also worked as a legal secretary in Ithaca, New York, and as a social secretary and translator for an opera singer when she and her family lived in Italy.

After returning to New York City, she enrolled in evening classes at Hunter College. Although she planned to resume her studies in music, her academic focus changed after taking an anthropology course taught by medical anthropologist Rena Gropper. In 1972, she earned her B.A. in Anthropology, and with the assistance of a Danforth Foundation Fellowship, she attended graduate school at Columbia University, where she earned her Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1979.

As an undergraduate student, Laderman conducted fieldwork at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City (1972-1973), assisting in a project on pregnant teenagers and nutritional health. She was assigned to collect data on Puerto Rican adolescent mothers, which exposed her to humoral beliefs in food, medicine, and people. This experience would later inspire her to conduct her graduate fieldwork on nutrition and childbirth in Malaysia, where humoral beliefs were also held but not well-explored by researchers.

From 1975 to 1977, Laderman and her family lived in Merchang, in Trengganu (now Terengganu), Malaysia. Working under the auspices of the Malaysian Ministry of Health of the Institute for Medical Research, Laderman studied both traditional and hospital-based medicine. As part of her fieldwork, she received training from a hospital to collect blood samples to study the effects of birthing and dietary practices on women's health. She also apprenticed herself to a traditional midwife (bidan kampung), whom she assisted in a number of births. By comparing food ideologies and actual food intake of pregnant and postpartum women, Laderman was able to refute the prevailing view of scholars that malnutrition among rural Malays was largely due to dietary restrictions based on the humoral system. In her dissertation, "Conceptions and Preconceptions: Childbirth and Nutrition in Rural Malaysia," Laderman describes how Malay women adapt their diets to their needs and that their customs allow for interpretation and manipulation. In 1983, a revised version of her dissertation was published as Wives and Midwives: Childbirth and Nutrition in Rural Malaysia.

While seeking to gain an understanding of traditional Malay medicine in its entirety, Laderman also became exposed to theatrical spirit séances known as Main Peteri (also Puteri or Teri). At that time Main Peteri was no longer performed in most Malaysian states but was still thriving in Trengganu and nearby Kelantan. Performed primarily as healing ceremonies by shamans (bomoh), Main Peteri was a last resort for the afflicted. These performances were characterized by entranced patients, spirit possessions, singing, music, dancing, and an audience. Laderman attended and participated in a number of these ceremonies and became a student and adopted daughter to a shaman. She recorded and transcribed several Main Peteri performances and received an NEH grant (1981-1985) to translate the texts. She also returned to Merchang in 1982 to conduct further research on traditional healing ceremonies. In her monograph Taming the Wind of Desire (1991), she discusses Main Peteri and its relationship to the Malay concept of Inner Winds (angin), which determine a person's personality, talents, and drives. In 1987 to 1990, she returned to her musical roots to collaborate with ethnomusicologist Marina Roseman to transcribe, analyze, and interpret the music of Main Peteri. Together, she and Roseman also edited The Performance of Healing (1996). In addition, Laderman became interested in the effects of urbanization and globalization on traditional Malay healing practices, a topic which she addressed in a collection of her writings, The Life and Death of Traditional Malay Medicine (in press).

Laderman was a professor at the Department of Anthropology at City University of New York City College (1990-2010). She was also an associate professor at Fordham University (1982-1990) and taught briefly at Hunter College (1978-1980), Brooklyn College (1979-1980), and Yale University (1980-1982).

She died on July 6, 2010 at the age of 77.

Sources Consulted

[Autobiographical statement], Series 2. Writings, Carol Laderman Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

1972. Carol Laderman, SGS Student, Wins Danforth Fellowship. SGS Newsletter 2(7): 1.

Laderman, Carol. 1983. Wives and Midwives: Childbirth and Nutrition in Rural Malaysia. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.

Laderman, Carol. 1991. Taming the Wind of Desire: Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.

Maizura, Intan. 2003, September 28. A bidan, a bomoh & a New Yorker. Nuance: 16-18.

Roseman, Marina, Laurel Kendall and Robert Knox Dentan. 2011. Obituaries: Carol Laderman (1932-2010). American Anthropologist 113(2): 375-377.

1932 -- Born October 25 in Brooklyn, New York

1953 -- Marries Gabriel Laderman and takes a leave from Brooklyn College

1972 -- Earns B.A. in Anthropology from Hunter College

1972-1973 -- Conducts research at Mt. Sinai Hospital on ethnic eating patterns, food beliefs, and anemia in adolescent Puerto Rican mothers

1975-1977 -- Conducts fieldwork in Merchang in Trengganu, Malaysia

1979 -- Earns Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University

1982 -- Returns to Malaysia to conduct fieldwork on shamanism and trance healing

1982-1988 -- Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Fordham University

1988-1990 -- Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Fordham University

1990-2010 -- Professor, Department of Anthropology, City University of New York City College

2010 -- Dies on July 6
Related Materials:
Two videotapes were received with the Carol Laderman papers and transferred to the Human Studies Film Archives.

Some of Laderman's original field recordings are at Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology. Copies of those recording are in this collection and are so noted.
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Carol Laderman's sons, Raphael and Michael Laderman in 2012.
Restrictions:
The Carol Laderman Papers are open for research. Access to the Carol Laderman Papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use. Permission to use sound recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies transcribed and published in Taming the Wind of Desire must be obtained from Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology.
Topic:
Traditional medicine  Search this
Shamanism  Search this
Malay language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medical anthropology  Search this
Malays (Asian people) -- Medicine  Search this
Seances  Search this
Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects  Search this
Midwifery  Search this
Ethnology -- Malaysia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Sound recordings
Photographs
Citation:
Carol Laderman Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2012-09
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National Anthropological Archives
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Online Media:

[CCNY Proposal - Tradition and Transition in Malay Medicine]

Collection Creator:
Laderman, Carol  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2002
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Laderman Papers are open for research. Access to the Carol Laderman Papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use. Permission to use sound recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies transcribed and published in Taming the Wind of Desire must be obtained from Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology.
Collection Citation:
Carol Laderman Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Laderman Papers
Carol Laderman Papers / Series 1: Research
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National Anthropological Archives
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[Introduction to volume of Laderman's papers] Most likely for The Life and Death of Traditional Malay Medicine

Collection Creator:
Laderman, Carol  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Laderman Papers are open for research. Access to the Carol Laderman Papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use. Permission to use sound recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies transcribed and published in Taming the Wind of Desire must be obtained from Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology.
Collection Citation:
Carol Laderman Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Laderman Papers
Carol Laderman Papers / Series 2: Writings
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National Anthropological Archives
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[Malay Medicine, Malay Person]

Collection Creator:
Laderman, Carol  Search this
Container:
Box 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Laderman Papers are open for research. Access to the Carol Laderman Papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use. Permission to use sound recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies transcribed and published in Taming the Wind of Desire must be obtained from Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology.
Collection Citation:
Carol Laderman Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Laderman Papers / Series 2: Writings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36b6f6da7-e10e-4c5d-9992-1da06ef2a20a
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[Midwives, Healers, and Physicians: Medicine and Culture in Anthropology]

Collection Creator:
Laderman, Carol  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Laderman Papers are open for research. Access to the Carol Laderman Papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use. Permission to use sound recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies transcribed and published in Taming the Wind of Desire must be obtained from Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology.
Collection Citation:
Carol Laderman Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Laderman Papers
Carol Laderman Papers / Series 4: Teaching Files
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a8c03b0a-a188-466f-a46b-6f3613dadfca
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