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Photographs of North American geology and scenery

Photographer:
Caswell & Davy  Search this
Continent Stereoscopic Company  Search this
Mitchell and Baer  Search this
Park and Company  Search this
Rice & Perkins  Search this
Thomas Houseworth & Co  Search this
Whitney & Zimmerman  Search this
William Notman & Son  Search this
Addison, George A.  Search this
Baer, Edwin  Search this
Barber, A. W.  Search this
Beaman, Edward O.  Search this
Bell, William, 1830-1910  Search this
Billington, W. C.  Search this
Bragaw  Search this
Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison)  Search this
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Davidson, I. G.  Search this
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Dodge, K. T. (Katherine Taylor)  Search this
Fennemore, James, 1849-1941  Search this
Gates, G. F. (George F.)  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Illingworth, W. H. (William H.), 1842-1893  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
James, George Wharton, 1858-1923  Search this
Leach, J. A.  Search this
McMurry  Search this
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934  Search this
Niblack, Albert P. (Albert Parker), 1859-1929  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Ogden, Herbert Gouverneur, 1846-1906  Search this
Partridge, W. H. (William Henry), 1858-1939  Search this
Randall, A. Frank  Search this
Russell, Israel C. (Israel Cook), 1852-1906  Search this
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909  Search this
Shaw, Clarence H.  Search this
Spaulding, Randall  Search this
Stanley-Brown, Joseph, 1858-1941  Search this
Thurlow, J., 1831-1878  Search this
True, Frederick William, 1858-1914  Search this
Turner, Lucien M. (Lucien McShan)  Search this
Vroman, A. C. (Adam Clark), 1856-1916  Search this
William, J. J.  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1,195 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Stereographs
Postcards
Place:
Wyoming
Virginia
New York
New Mexico
Vermont
South Carolina
Maine
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Maryland
Montana
Nebraska
Alaska
British Columbia
Arizona
Colorado
California
Date:
1871-1912
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of geologic features and the natural environment of the American West, Alaska, and Mexico, most of which were created during government surveys and the expansion of railroads during the 1800s. There are also photographs collected and made by individuals who worked or traveled in the west. Depicted locales include Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Wyoming, and there are some additional images of artifacts, artwork, and portraits. Photographers represented include William Henry Jackson, John K. Hillers, Timothy H. O'Sullivan, E. O. Beaman, James Fennemore, William Bell, and other professional and amateur photographers.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 37
Varying Form of Title:
Scenic Views of North America
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Charles Savage photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 37 have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 156.
Bourne & May photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 37 have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 159.
The National Anthropological Archives holds additional photographs by photographers or from accessions represented in this collection in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 40, and other photo lots.
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Photographs of North American geology and scenery, 1871-1912
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Stereographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo lot 37, Photographs of North American geology and scenery,National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.37
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Photographs of North American geology and scenery
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a604035c-b921-4a58-bad1-332c96e1ef4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-37
Online Media:

Chief Shakes' Canoe at Fort Wrangell

Creator:
Partridge, W. H. (William Henry), 1858-1939  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (: mounted albumen, image 10.5x18.5 cm., mount 13.5 x 21.5 cm.)
Container:
Box III:11, Folder 8
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Albumen prints
Place:
Wrangell (Alaska)
Date:
1886 or 1887
Scope and Contents:
Photograph of Chief Shakes' canoe full of people at Fort Wrangell. In the background is Chief Shakes' house with its two mortuary poles: Bear-Up-The-Mountain and Go-na-ka-dot (Guna.kade.t), a wealth-bringing water monster.
Biographical / Historical:
Chief Shakes' canoe was acquired for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893 and came to the Smithsonian after the Fair closed. The carved bears on the canoe--the watchman at the bow and a female emerging from the stern--gave the boat one of its names: "Brown Bear Canoe" Hootz York. When exhibited at the World's Fair the canoe showed elaborate paintings along its side: at the extreme bow was painted a pilot-fish, a small whale that the Tlingit believed helped herd seals towards killerwhales, with a large killerwhale painted along the side. Chief Shakes' wife was from the Raven clan, and a raven is depicted at the stern. In the photograph, the boat does not appear to have painted designs along the side when it was in use in 1886-1887.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.2008-11
General:
Information provided by Stephen Loring (January 28, 2008).
Topic:
Canoes  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albumen prints
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Nwc Tlingit #2008-11, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 1: America north of Mexico / Northwest Coast / Tlingit
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38a8cda48-3e39-46e7-b7d3-84b241d6444f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref22744

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