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A Tour of the Crab Nebula 3D Visualization

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-01-14T15:29:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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cxcpub
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edanmdm:yt_DJ46S7sQ5hM

The State of Rock Art in North America 1 - Lawrence Loendorf

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-05-21T17:37:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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Thomas T. Waterman negatives and photographs

Creator:
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
12 Photographic prints (black and white)
12 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Culture:
Haida  Search this
Duwamish (Dwamish)  Search this
Tolowa  Search this
Coast Salish  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Guatemala
California
Alaska
Washington
Date:
1921-1924
Summary:
These images were shot in California, Alaska, Washington, and Guatamala and feature images of Tolowa, Haida, Salish, and Quiché Maya (Quiché) Indians. Images include group portraits, daily activities, village scenes, and petrogylphs.
Scope and Contents:
The Waterman collection consists of photographic materials made by Waterman from 1921 to 1924 in California, Alaska, Washington State, and Guatemala. He made the bulk of the materials on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation while working in 1921 in California among the Tolowa and in Washington State among the Southern Coast Salish and Duwamish (Dwamish) and in 1922 in Alaska at Kasaan (Haida) village. Of particular note are the series of photographs of a Tolowa fisherman. The few remaining photographs date from 1923 and 1924 and depict Quiché Maya (Quiche) Indians in the Quetzaltenango Guatemalan highlands and an illustration from Waterman's contribution to the 1924 Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution.
Arrangement note:
Negatives: organized in envelopes; arranged by negative number

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number
Arrangement:
Negatives Arranged by negative number (N07288-N07289, N07291, N07295-N07300, N10859, N35256, N35848)

Photographs Arranged by photograph number (P04035-P04040, P04428-P04429, P05515, P05521, P37455, P37456)
Biographical/Historical note:
Born in Hamilton, Missouri, in 1885, Thomas Talbot Waterman grew up in Calfornia and was expected, like his father, to become an Episcopalian clergyman. After taking courses in phonetics and fieldwork with P.E. Goddard, Waterman instead chose to study anthropology and in 1913 received his Ph.D in anthropology at Columbia University under the direction of Franz Boas. From 1907 to 1921, he held both teaching and curatorial positions at the University of California and the University of Washington and from 1921 to 1922 briefly joined the staff of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation as a field collector. Waterman went on to hold positions at the National Museum of Guatemala, Fresno State College, University of Arizona, Territorial Normal College (Hawaii), and University of Hawaii. He is best known for bringing Ishi, the last surviving member of the Yahi people, from the town of Oroville, California, to the University of California Museum of Anthropology. Waterman died in Honolulu at the age of 50.
Provenance:
Historically, the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation managed all photographic and related manuscript collections separately. This collection description represents current management practices of organizing and contextualizing related archival materials.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian
Topic:
Petroglyphs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Thomas T. Waterman negatives and photographs, 1921-1924, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.021
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-021

Photographs from Arkansas: Cedar Grove Cave, burials at Cedar Grove Cave :Jacobs Rock Shelter near Snowball, Arkansas; petroglyphs at Snowball; petroglyphs at Indian Grotto near Edgemont :Arkansas :artifacts from Cedar Grove Cave

Creator:
Walker, Winslow M. (Winslow Metcalf), 1903-1996  Search this
Collection Creator:
Walker, Winslow M. (Winslow Metcalf), 1903-1996  Search this
Extent:
16 Photographs
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4843 (part)
Topic:
Arkansas -- Archeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4843, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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MS 4843 Winslow M. Walker files on archaeological explorations in Arkansas and Louisiana
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4843-ref9

Petroglyphs, Andahuala, Catamarca Province, Argentina

Creator:
Bruch, Carlos (Collector)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Outes, Felix F.  Search this
Bruch, Carlos  Search this
Extent:
1 Photomechanical print (005 in x 004 in mounted on 011 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Diaguita  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Date:
n.d
Arrangement:
cItem
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 00962300

NAA MS 4095
Local Note:
Black and white photomechanical print on paper mount
Place:
Argentina
Provenance:
Outes, Felix F
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4095, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
The Ancient Races of Argentina
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4095-ref42

MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
December 13, 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2902
Topic:
Pennsylvania -- Archeology -- Petroglyphs  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2902
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2902
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Petroglyph of Geometric Design Located at Center of Rock And Pointing Northeast Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
12 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08622900

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania/Lancaster County Bainbridge/Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref1
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Petroglyph of Five Concentric Circles Located Near Top of Rock and Facing East Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
12 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623000

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania/Lancaster County Bainbridge/Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref2
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Petroglyph of Curved Lines and Circles Found on North End Of Rock, Five and a Half Feet Above Low Water Mark Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
12 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623100

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref3
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Petroglyph of Two Curved Lines Located West of Center on North Side of Rock Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
12 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623200

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref4
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Petroglyph of Geometric Design Located East of Center on North Side of Rock Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
13 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623300

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref5

Petroglyph of Geometric Design Located South of Center, East End of Rock and About Five Feet Above Low Water Mark Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
13 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623400

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref6
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Petroglyph of Geometric Design Facing West on Rock and Located Five and a Half Feet Above Low Water Mark Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
13 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623500

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref7
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Petroglyph of Geometric Design Located on East End of Rock Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 016 in x 021 in mounted on 016 in x 021 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
13 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623600

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref8
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Petroglyph of Geometric Design Located North of Center on Top Of Rock and Extending East and West Tracing

Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Galbraith, F. J.  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf , 021 in x 016 in mounted on 021 in x 016 in)
Culture:
Susquehannock -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Piscataway (Conoy)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Susquehanna Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
13 DEC 1879
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08623700

NAA MS 2902
Local Note:
See BAE Bull 145 P 58
Graphite and on paper tracing on linen in drawer
Place:
Pennsylvania Susquehanna River
Forms part of:
Galbraith, F. J. December 13, 1879 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Provenance:
Mooney, James
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2902, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2902 Tracings showing 9 stone carvings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2902-ref9
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MS 7617 Ojibwa notes and other material

Creator:
Jones, William, 1871-1909  Search this
Extent:
5 Inches
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Petroglyphs
Date:
n.d
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7617
Local Note:
Includes notes, many on artifacts; some on petroglyphs on Little Manitou Island; manuscript foot notes for Ojibwa Tales; plan of a house; report to the Carnegie Institution regarding work on the religion of the Central Algonkin Indians; drawings from birch bark scrolls of the Bois Fort Chippewas; and face and body paintings on preprinted outlines.
Topic:
Houses -- Chippewa  Search this
Birch bark scrolls -- Chippewa  Search this
Body painting -- Chippewa  Search this
Face painting -- Chippewa  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Petroglyphs -- Little Manitou Island
Citation:
Manuscript 7617, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7617
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7617

Trio Photograph and Supply Company photographs from British Columbia

Creator:
Trio Photograph and Supply Company  Search this
Names:
Crocker, Ernest William Albert  Search this
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
19 Photographic prints
1 Photographic postcard
11 Copy negatives
Culture:
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographic postcards
Copy negatives
Place:
Vancouver Island (B.C.)
Quadra Island (B.C.)
Date:
1919-1924
Summary:
Photographic prints made by the Trio Photograph and Supply Company in an around Vancouver Island, Canada among the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) community between 1919 and 1924.
Scope and Contents:
P00764, P06408-P06426 (Photographic Prints). N35913-N35918, N41498-N41499 (Copy negatives).
This collection includes photographic prints and one postcard made by Trio Photograph and Supply Company which was owned and operated by Ernest Crocker. The majority of the photographs were shot in British Columbia on Quadra Island and Vancouver Island among Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) communities sometime around 1920 although exact dates are unknown. Many of the photograph on Quadra Island were shot around Cape Mudge Village and includes images of totem poles, house posts and village views. The majority are outdoor and street views and do not include members of the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) community. Many of the photographs shot on Vancouver Island include images of grave posts and are restricted due to cultural sensitivity. There are also two photographs of petroglyphs shot on Cormorant Island. There is also an additional photographic print made in 1919 documenting the royal visit of the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, in Victoria on Vancouver Island. He is being greeted by Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) community members. This photograph was donated to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation earlier than the other prints. There are also 11 copy negatives (acetate) that were made by the Museum of the American Indian sometime in the 1960s during a large photograph conservation project.
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
The Trio Photograph and Supply Company was allegedly founded in 1903 by Ernest Crocker (1877-1968) and two other English emigrants in Vancouver, Canada. Shortly after, the business moved to Victoria, B.C. where the partnership was dissolved, leaving Crocker as the main operator. In 1908, the studio relocated to Suite 8 at 604 Yates Street where it would remain for the next 37 years.

In its early years, Trio produced scenic postcards which were sold at a cigar-stand at the Canadian Pacific Railway's Empress Hotel. Around 1910, the studio was hired to photograph mining properties in Mexico. During both World Wars, Trio flourished as a military photographer, capturing many candid, portrait and group shots of soldiers and personnel. During World War I, the majority of photographs were taken at Exhibition Grounds at Willows Camp and during World War II, at Work Point Barracks in Esquimalt and the Officers Training Camp at Gordon Head. In addition to his military portfolio, Trio photographed local landscapes, indigenous and other cultural communities, and took portraits of Victorian families and individuals as well as sporting and school groups. Trio also photographed three Royal visits: the Prince of Wales in 1919, the Prince of Wales and Prince George in 1927 and King George VI in 1939.

While Crocker remained the principal photographer at Trio, he appears to have received help during the course of his business. Sometime in the 1910s, G.E. Welsh joined Crocker in some form of business partnership before leaving in 1918. After that time, it would appear that a man named Orlebar (Charlie) Walls joined the studio as a part time assistant. In 1946, the Imperial Bank Chambers renovated the top floor of 604 Yates Street where the Trio studio was established, forcing them to evict the premises. Advanced in age, Crocker did not seek to reopen his studio.

Biographical note from the BC Archives (part of the Royal BC Museum) Website: https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/trio
Related Materials:
The BC (British Columbia) Archives holds the Ernest Crocker fonds, which contains photographs produced by Crocker and Trio Photograph and Supply Company. Fonds PR-1348 - Ernest Crocker fonds: https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/ernest-crocker-fonds
Provenance:
The majority of the photographic prints were donated to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation by H. Barney Olson in 1924. P00764 was likely donated sometime around 1920. H. Barney Olson worked at the Empress Hotel at the time where Ernest Crocker (Trio Photograph and Supply Company) ran a postcard and photograph stand. It is likely this is how Olson came into possession of the photographic prints.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu). Some images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Topic:
British Columbia  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Trio Photograph and Supply Company photographs from British Columbia, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.134
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Trio Photograph and Supply Company photographs from British Columbia
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-134
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Ernest S. and Eloise Carter Collection

Creator:
Carter, Ernest S.  Search this
Carter, Eloise  Search this
Names:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Extent:
2415 Slides (photographs)
855 Negatives (photographic)
526 Photographic prints
0.85 Linear feet
Culture:
Ute  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Taos Pueblo  Search this
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
Laguna Pueblo  Search this
Hopi-Tewa  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Photographs
Slides
Place:
Arizona
California
Nevada
Colorado
Utah
New Mexico
Date:
1947-1986
bulk 1964-1975
Summary:
The Ernest S. and Eloise Carter collection includes photographic prints, negatives and slides taken between 1950 and 1976 in the American Southwest, Mexico and Bolivia. The Carters were research associates for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation between 1964 and 1975 and focused much of their research on petroglyphs and pictographs. In addition to photographic material there is also correspondence and documentation about the photographs in the collection.
Scope and Contents:
The Ernest S. and Eloise Carter collection includes photographic prints, negatives and slides taken between 1950 and 1976 in the American Southwest, Mexico and Bolivia as well as documentation and notes regarding their work. The bulk of the photographs and notes were made by the Carters from 1964 to 1976 while they were research associates for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. The Carters spent much of their time photographing and researching petroglyph and pictograph sites in Arizona, New Mexico, California and Nevada producing black and white and color negatives, color slides, and photographic prints that were sent back to the MAI along with maps, notes, and reports as they were completed.

Series 1: Photographs, 1950-1975, is organized into four separate subseries. Subseries 1.1 Mexico and Bolivia, Landscapes and People, 1950-1951, includes photographs taken in Bolivia, circa 1950-1951 and in Mexico in 1964. Although it is unclear whether or not Ernest Carter took the Bolivia photographs himself or acquired them while he was traveling there, the photographic prints include landscape views and portraits shot in around the city of Potosí, Bolivia. The photographs shot in Mexico include black and white negatives the Carters took at the Monte Alban and Mitla ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico in July, 1964. Subseries 1.2 US Southwest: Landscapes and Petroglyphs, 1964-1973, the largest group of materials in the collection, includes the bulk of the work done by the Carters for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. The subseries is arranged chronologically and then by location including sites in Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada and Utah. Both Eloise and Ernest shot photographs, though Eloise generally shot in black and white and Ernest in color. This subseries includes negatives(5x7 and 35mm), slides (120 and 35mm), and photographic prints of various sizes, some mounted. Images include wide shots of petroglyph, pictograph, and acorn grinding sites, close-ups of petroglyphs as well as landscape views.

The Carters were also prolific collectors of kachinas and other ethnographic objects from the Southwest. Subseries 1.3 Object Photography: Kachinas, Pottery, Baskets and Other Objects, 1967-1975 includes photographs of the Carter kachinas, pottery and basket collections as well as several photographs of the Carters in their home alongside their collections. Subseries 1.4: Educational Materials and Other Selected Studies, 1970-1973 includes photographs the Carters put together for use by the educational department. Mostly mounted prints and slides, these photographs generally were sent with specific descriptions and were selected to highlight the variations between the petroglyph sites. This subseries also includes "Pueblo Life and Work" a series of photographs shot by the Carters at Taos Pueblo, Ildenfonso Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo and Hopi Pueblo in 1973.

Series 2: Correspondence and Photograph Documentation, 1964-1987, includes correspondence and documentation about the photographs in the Carter collection. The majority of the correspondence is between Ernest Carter and Frederick Dockstader, director of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation (MAI), regarding the donation of photographs and objects from the Carters to the museum between 1964 and 1976. The correspondence also includes detailed expense records which document where the Carters where traveling when as well as when shipments of photographs and objects were being made through the years. The documentation includes detailed reports from the Carters research on petroglyphs, maps of various petroglyph sites, photograph lists with descriptions as well as drawings and notes.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into two series. Series 1: Photographs, 1950-1976, is organized in four subseries. Subseries 1.1: Mexico and Bolivia, Landscapes and People, 1950-1951, 1964; Subseries 1.2: US Southwest: Landscapes and Petroglyphs, 1964-1973; Subseries 1.3: Object Photography: Kachinas, Pottery, Baskets and Other Objects, 1967-1975; Subseries 1.4: Educational Materials and Other Selected Studies, 1970-1973. These subseries are then arranged chronologically. Series 2: Correspondence and Photograph Documentation is arranged alphabetically and then by document number.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ernest Carter was born Ernest (Eryst of Eruie) Sigmund Schickler in Vienna, Austria in 1922. Following World War II, he left Europe for South America where he spent four years in the Andes on climbing expeditions. He changed his name from Schickler to Carter when he moved to the United States in 1951 and officially became an American citizen in 1957. Eloise Carter was born in Nebraka in 1928 and eventually became a dental assistant in the Bay Area, California, where she met and married Ernest around 1960. In 1964 Ernest and Eloise were made research associates of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation which began a long term relationship with the MAI. During this time the Carters traveled throughout California, Nevada and other location in the Southwest and Mexico to photograph petroglyphs and pictographs which were subsequently shipped to the Museum. They also collected objects which were donated to the MAI including baskets, pottery and kachinas among other items. Their relationship with the MAI tapered off after Frederick Dockstader left the museum in 1975. The Carters continued to travel and work with communities in the southwest and eventually settled in Mountain View, California.
Provenance:
Donated by Ernest and Eloise Carter between 1964-1975 with additional photographs donated in 1986.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Topic:
Petroglyphs  Search this
Picture-writing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Photographs
Slides
Negatives (photographic)
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ernest S. and Eloise Carter collection, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.034
See more items in:
Ernest S. and Eloise Carter Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Petroglyphs

Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Greenwood, Walter B.  Search this
Hill, Ernest H. Jr  Search this
Kyte, Dorothy  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
Morgan, Dorothy  Search this
Smith, George Hubert  Search this
Stern, Theodore  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Allyn, Harriet M.  Search this
Antevs, Ernst V.  Search this
Baker, Frank C.  Search this
Chaney, Ralph W.  Search this
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977  Search this
Figgins, J.D.  Search this
Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1904-1996  Search this
Guthe, Carl E. (Carl Eugen), 1893-1974  Search this
Hall, Marion  Search this
Harcus, John  Search this
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992  Search this
Hitchcock, Virginia Beth  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Howard, Edgar B.  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Judson, Sheldon  Search this
Kellogg, A. Remington  Search this
Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-1991  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
McCarty, Oscar  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Moomaw, Jack C.  Search this
Ray, Cyrus N.  Search this
Reiter, Paul David  Search this
Richards, Horace G.  Search this
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990  Search this
Shepard, Anna O.  Search this
Van Devanter, D.W.  Search this
Van Riet, Clarence  Search this
Wheat, Joe Ben  Search this
Woodbury, George  Search this
Collection Author:
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Anderson, Jack C.  Search this
Baby, Raymond S.  Search this
Atkins, Ruth  Search this
Deacon, John C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (003 in x 005 in)
Culture:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Pictographs of animals and other items on rock. To the left are the words "Bob Hudson"; to the right is a feathered headdress. Village of the Great Kivas, New Mexico.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 10000221

NAA MS 4851

OPPS NEG 79-11643
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
New Mexico Zuni Pueblo
Forms part of:
Frank Harold Hanna Roberts Colln Smithsonian Institution National Anthropological Archives
Collection Restrictions:
The photographic negatives are in special storage and require advance notice to view.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4851, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4851 Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Louis Schellbach negatives, photographs and lantern slides

Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Schellbach, Louis, 1887-1971  Search this
Extent:
138 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
16 Lantern slides
106 Photographic prints (black and white)
Culture:
Northern Inunaina (Northern Arapaho)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Nevada
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
Date:
1922-1930
Summary:
Includes images of excavations in Nevada, including images of Lake Tahoe, the ghost town of St. Thomas, and Pueblo Grande de Nevada, known as Nevada's "Lost City."
Scope and Contents:
The Schellbach collection consists primarily of negatives, photographs, and lantern slides made from 1924 to 1929 on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation by Schellbach. The bulk of the materials depict various Museum excavations in Nevada, particuarly at Pueblo Grande de Nevada (known as Nevada's "Lost City') but also St. Thomas, Virginia City, and Mesa House. Related to this body of work are photographs of exhumed antiquities, etc. from Pueblo Grande. The Museum and the state of Nevada apparently co-sponsored these excavations. The collection also includes photographs Schellbach made in 1922 in Guatemala; in 1929 in Idaho, again on behalf of the Musuem, along the Snake River of both the landscape and various petroglyphs he encountered; and in 1930 of Pinckney's Hummock archaeological site. In addition the collection includes several photographs made by Schellbach on September 23, 1923, of Northern Inunaina (Arapaho) men from the Wind River Reservation visiting the Musuem on their way to London.
Arrangement note:
Lantern slides: organized in boxes; arranged by L number

Negatives: organized in envelopes; arranged by negative number

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number
Biographical/Historical note:
Born in New York in 1887, Louis Schellbach is primarily remembered as the Grand Canyon's chief park naturalist, a position he held from 1941 to 1957. Prior to joining the Grand Canyon staff in 1937, Schellbach worked for the state of Nevada (as state archaeologist), the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, the Western Museum Laboratory in Berkeley, Aztec Ruins National Monument, and the Department of the Interior Museum. Schellbach died in Tucson, Arizona, in 1971.
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
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Nevada  Search this
Nevada -- Antiquities -- Photographs  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Louis Schellbach collection of negatives, photographs and lantern slides, 1922-1930. National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number)
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.017
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-017

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