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Photographs of Smithsonian Institution anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. exhibit designer  Search this
United States National Museum., exhibit designer  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Extent:
31 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of Mexico  Search this
Indians of the West Indies  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Place:
Xochicalco Site (Mexico)
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents note:
Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian, Mexican, and Mesoamerican sculptures, ceramics, tools, textiles, masks, and baskets. Photographs also document the Bureau of American Ethnology's exhibits, including "symbolic art," drawings and paintings on artifacts from tribes of the New Southwest, Plains, and Northwest Coast. The collection also includes a photograph of carved designs on a structure at Xochicales, possibly used in the exhibition or as part of its design.
Biographical/Historical note:
The National Museum's Department of Anthropology and the Bureau of American Ethnology exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition were highly integrated, and both were designed by then chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology and former head curator of the Department of Anthropology, William Henry Holmes. The exhibits were intended to illustrate "the higher culture of the native American peoples as shown in their arts and industries." The exhibit featured examples of architecture, sculpture, ceramics, metal work, water craft, musical instruments, pipes, and ceremonial objects and included models of Aztec ruins based on plans by De Lancey W. Gill.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-31
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Papers, photographs, and records relating to exhibitions at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4689, MS 7571, MS 7208, Photo Lot 24, and Bureau of American Ethnology Letters Received 1888-1906.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds Exposition Records of the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum, 1867-1940 (SIA RU000070) as well as photographs of the exhibits.
Additional photographs of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 107, Photo Lot 89-8, and Photo Lot 90-1.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Mayas -- Antiquities  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Symbolism  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 82-31, Photographs of Smithsonian anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-31

Archives Center Wild West Collection

Names:
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917  Search this
Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Comic books
Design drawings
Itineraries
Programs
Sheet music
Date:
1884-1917, undated
1884-1917
Summary:
The collection includes assorted printed materials and ephemera on "Wild West" shows.
Content Description:
The collection includes assorted printed materials and ephemera on "Wild West" shows. It consists primarily of includes dime novels, programs, sheet music, advertisements, artwork, and publications.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged into one series and in chronological order.
Biographical / Historical:
Wild West shows, a popular American form of entertainment, were performed for audiences across the United States from circa 1870-1920. The shows were intended to introduce the American West to a wider audience. Shows primarily featured cowboys and Native Americans and were partly based on history. In addition, Wild West shows presented actors with opportunities to display skills of showmanship.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Anthony Sapienza in 2018.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cowboys -- United States  Search this
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Rodeos -- United States  Search this
Western shows  Search this
Wild west shows  Search this
Genre/Form:
Comic books
Design drawings
Itineraries
Programs
Sheet music -- 20th century
Citation:
Archives Center Wild West Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1466
See more items in:
Archives Center Wild West Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1466

A stone effigy pipe from Kentucky / by George H. Pepper

Author:
Pepper, George H (George Hubbard) 1873-1924  Search this
Physical description:
20 pages, 2 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Kentucky
Date:
1920
1920]
Topic:
Effigy pottery  Search this
Indian Pottery  Search this
Indians of North America--Material culture  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E51 .I392 vol. 10 no. 1
E51 .I392 vol. 9-10
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782534

Report upon United States Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian / in charge of Capt. Geo. M. Wheeler ; under the direction of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army ; published by authority of the Honorable the Secretary of War, in accordance with acts of Congress of June 23, 1874, and February 15, 1875 ; in seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas

Title:
Engineer Department, U.S. Army
Report upon United States Geographical and Geological explorations and surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
United States Geographical surveys west of 100th meridian
United States Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Geographical surveys west of 100th meridian
United States Geographical and Geological explorations and surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Geographical and Geological explorations and surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Explorations and surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Wheeler survey
Wheeler report
Author:
Wheeler, George M (George Montague) 1842-1905  Search this
Humphreys, A. A (Andrew Atkinson) 1810-1883  Search this
Wright, Horatio Gouverneur 1820-1899  Search this
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)  Search this
Lithographer:
Bien, Julius 1826-1909  Search this
Photographer:
Bell, William 1830-1910  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H. 1840-1882  Search this
Former owner:
Matthews, E. O. DSI  Search this
Brown, S. C. DSI  Search this
Dwight, Jonathan 1858-1929 DSI  Search this
Tucker, Marcia Brady DSI  Search this
Illustrator:
Weyss, Herman & Mahlo  Search this
Weyss, Herman & Aguirre  Search this
Weyss, Herman & Lang  Search this
Photolithographer:
Graphic Company  Search this
Compiler:
United States Army Corps of Engineers  Search this
Physical description:
7 volumes in 8 : illustrations (lithographs, heliotypes, photolithographs, some color), maps (some color) ; 30 cm + 2 atlases (49 x 61 cm)
Type:
Books
Surveys
Maps
Place:
West (U.S.)
United States
Date:
1875
1889
1875-1889
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Geology  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Languages  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Surveys  Search this
Call number:
QE74 .W45 1875
QE74.W6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_151572

Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale ... : exécuté pendant lea années... 1833 / par Alcide d'Orbigny..

Title:
Insectes de l'Amérique Méridionale
Author:
Orbigny, Alcide Dessalines d' 1802-1857  Search this
Blanchard, Emile 1819-1900  Search this
Brullé M (Gaspard Auguste) 1809-1873  Search this
Physical description:
9 v. : ill., fold maps ; 37 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
South America
Date:
1835
1835-47
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Geology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F2223 .O64
F2223.O64
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_177744

Zuñi breadstuff, by Frank Hamilton Cushing

Author:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton 1857-1900  Search this
Physical description:
673 p. illus., 27 pl. (incl. front.) 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1920
Topic:
Food  Search this
Call number:
E51 .I392 vol. 8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780229

A sacred warclub of the Oto / by M.R. Harrington

Author:
Harrington, M. R (Mark Raymond) 1882-1971  Search this
Physical description:
pages 25-27, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
1920
Topic:
Oto Indians--Implements  Search this
Indian weapons  Search this
Implements  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E51 .I392 vol. 10 no. 2
E51 .I392 vol. 9-10
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782535

Old Sauk and Fox beaded garters / by M.R. Harrington

Author:
Harrington, M. R (Mark Raymond) 1882-1971  Search this
Physical description:
2 preliminary leaves, pages 39-41, 1 leaf of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Sac & Fox Nation, Oklahoma
Date:
1920
Topic:
Indian beadwork--Oklahoma  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Call number:
E51 .I392 vol. 9-10
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782537

An archaic Iowa tomahawk / by M.R. Harrington

Author:
Harrington, M. R (Mark Raymond) 1882-1971  Search this
Physical description:
2 preliminary leaves, 55-58 pages, 1 leaf of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Iowa
Date:
1920
Topic:
Indian weapons  Search this
Tomahawks  Search this
Iowa Indians--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E51 .I392 vol. 10 no. 6
E51 .I392 vol. 9-10
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782539

A wooden image from Kentucky / by George H. Pepper

Author:
Pepper, George H (George Hubbard) 1873-1924  Search this
Physical description:
2 preliminary leaves, pages 63-82, 3 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Kentucky
Date:
1921
Topic:
Indian wood-carving  Search this
Indian sculpture  Search this
Figurines, Prehistoric  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E51 .I392 vol. 10 no. 7
E51 .I392 vol. 9-10
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782540

Exploration of a Munsee cemetery near Montague, New Jersey / by George G. Heye and George H. Pepper

Author:
Heye, George G (George Gustav) 1874-1957  Search this
Pepper, George H (George Hubbard) 1873-1924  Search this
Physical description:
78 p., xxxiv pl. (incl. fold. map~|~|~ fold. plan) : ill., fold. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Montague (N.J.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E51 .N42Z v. 2 no. 1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_969684

Pu pucase momet pu hesayecv Cesvs Klist en Testement Mucvsat. Klekvlke em punvkv mv ofv enhvteceskv cohoycte aossen tohtvlecicvhotet os

Author:
Robertson, A. E. W (Ann Eliza Worcester) 1826-1905  Search this
Robertson, W. S (William Schenck) 1820-1881  Search this
Perryman, Thomas Ward 1839-1903  Search this
Sullivan, Napoleon Bonaparte 1858-1886  Search this
Physical description:
[752] p. (incl. 18 p. blank) 17 cm
Type:
Texts
Date:
1887
Topic:
Creek language  Search this
Call number:
BS345 .C85 1887
BS345.C85 1887
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_150600

English and Muskokee dictionary. Collected from various sources and rev., by Rev. R.M. Loughridge... and Elder David M. Hodge ..

Author:
Loughridge, R. M (Robert McGill) 1809-1900  Search this
Hodge, David McKillop  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. l., 236 p. 20 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Date:
1890
Topic:
Creek language--English  Search this
English language--Creek  Search this
Call number:
PM991.Z5L8
PM991.Z5L7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_268747

General guide to the exhibition halls of the American Museum of Natural History; prepared by George H. Sherwood ..

Author:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Sherwood, George Herbert 1876-1937  Search this
Subject:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. illus., diagrs. 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1911
Topic:
Museums  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Call number:
QH71.A6A5 1911X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_361385

Picture-writing of the American Indians : extract from the tenth annual report of the Bureau of Ethnologoy / by Garrick Mallery

Author:
Mallery, Garrick 1831-1894  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Annual report  Search this
Physical description:
822 p. : ill., plates (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1894
Topic:
Picture-writing, Indian  Search this
Call number:
E98.P6 M3 1894
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_789861

The antiquities of Manabi, Ecuador; a preliminary report, by Marshall H. Saville ..

Author:
Saville, Marshall H (Marshall Howard) 1867-1935  Search this
Physical description:
5 p. l., 135 p. illus., LV pl. 33 x 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Ecuador
Manabí (Ecuador)
Date:
1907
Topic:
Bibliography  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F3721.1.M2S2X
F3721.1.M2S26
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_81502

Ancient shell heaps near New York City

Author:
Harrington, M. R (Mark Raymond) 1882-1971  Search this
Physical description:
p. 169-179 ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
New York (State)
New York (State).)
Date:
1909
Topic:
Kitchen-middens  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
E78.N7 H312 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_922712

Una excursión a los indios ranqueles, por Lucio V. Mansilla ..

Author:
Mansilla, Lucio Victorio 1831-1913  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. plates, ports., fold. map. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Argentina
Date:
1870
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F2823.R2M28X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_264563

Oral history interview with Preston Singletary, 2011 March 23-24

Interviewee:
Singletary, Preston, 1963-  Search this
Interviewer:
Savig, Mary, 1982-  Search this
Subject:
Luna, James  Search this
Marioni, Dante  Search this
Libenský, Stanislav  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Martinuzzi, Napoleone  Search this
Marioni, Paul  Search this
Jojola, Tony  Search this
Moore, Benjamin P.  Search this
Feddersen, Joe  Search this
Svenson, David  Search this
Cribbs, Keke  Search this
Garcia, Tammy  Search this
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry),  Search this
David, Joe  Search this
Gardiner, Lewis  Search this
Chihuly, Dale  Search this
Dailey, Dan Owen  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Royal, Richard  Search this
Pilchuck Glass School  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.).George Gustav Heye Center  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Glass blowing and working  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Glass artists  Search this
Tlingit art  Search this
Tlingit sculpture  Search this
Glass art  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15931
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)299007
AAA_collcode_single11
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_299007
Online Media:

Musical rasp

Culture/People:
Taíno [Puerto Rico]  Search this
Previous owner:
William B. Kirk, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
William B. Kirk, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Musical rasp
Media/Materials:
Gourd, cordage
Techniques:
Cut, incised, tied
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Native Term:
güiro
Place:
Puerto Rico
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Puerto Rico
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
1950-1960
Catalog Number:
23/2323
Barcode:
232323.000
See related items:
Taíno [Puerto Rico]
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_247562
Online Media:

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