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United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls

Creator:
Army Medical Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Collector:
Billings, John Shaw, 1838-1913  Search this
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887  Search this
Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905  Search this
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915  Search this
Rolleston, George, 1829-1881  Search this
Schumacher, Paul J. F.  Search this
Depicted:
Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882  Search this
Extent:
100 Negatives (circa, glass)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ute  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Choptank Indians  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Eskimos -- depicted  Search this
Tonkawa  Search this
Africans -- United States -- depicted  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Taiwanese  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Nisqually  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
probably 1870s-1880s
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of skulls in the United States Army Medical Museum collection, which appear to have been collected for physical anthropological purposes. Included are archeological remains and remains of Native American tribes and some other ethnic groups. Other than tribe or location, data for the specimens include Army Medical Museum specimen number, AMM negative number, and sex; for some, there is also collection data and information on physical or medical conditions. There are also notes identifying donors who included army officers, physicians, scientists, and explorers such as Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Edward Palmer, Frederic Ward Putnam, George Rolleston, Paul Schumacher, and many others. Some of the photographs may have been made as part of the Army Medical Museumʹs program of distributing images of its specimens.

Represented are Africans, Chinook, Choptank, Dakota, Eskimo of Greenland, Taiwanese peoples, Hawaiians, Hidatsa, Nisqually, Philippine peoples, Ponca, Potowatomi, Pueblo, Tonkawa, and Ute. Archeological specimens are from the Aleutian Islands, California, the Dakotas, England (Roman period), Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, Peru, Vancouver Island, and Vermont. For some, there is also information about the status or physical condition of the individual or observations of medical conditions shown in the specimens. Some additional photographs appear to show specimens at the American Museum of Natural History.
Biographical/Historical note:
The United States Army Medical Museum (AMM, renamed the National Museum of Health and Medicine in 1989) was established by US Army Surgeon General William A. Hammond in 1862. Its initial focus was on collecting specimens of unusual pathology, mostly taken from victims of the American Civil War. By 1867, the museum had expanded to include medical, microsopical, anatomical, comparative anatomics, and other sections. The anatomical collection grew in part as a result of Circular No. 2 of 1867, which authorized military medical officers to collect cranial specimens from deceased Native Americans. Additionally, the AMM made an arrangement with the Smithsonian Institution, by which the Smithsonian transferred their collection of human remains in exchange for ethnological artifacts. AMM photographed and measured many of the specimens in its collection as part of the museum's anthropological research.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-26C, NAA Photo Lot 73-26D
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 73-26D have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 73-26C. These are also Army Medical Museum negatives of skulls and form part of this collection.
Additional Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 6A, Photo Lot 6B, Photo Lot 78-42, Photo Lot 83-41, and Photo Lot 97.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-26C, United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26C
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32d588f1e-7f5e-4990-ab61-24dd5fd8743b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-26c

Taiwan, Aborigines—Culture Change—Affect of dominant culture on natives

Collection Creator:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler, 1886-1972  Search this
Container:
Box 56
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968 December 1
Collection Restrictions:
By Ethel Freeman's instructions, the collection was restricted for ten years dating from the receipt and signing of the release forms on October 12, 1972. Literary property rights to the unpublished materials in the collection were donated to the National Anthropological Archives.

Access to the Ethel Cutler Freeman papers requires an appointment.
Seminole recordings cannot be accessed without the permission of the Seminole Tribe.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Ethel Cutler Freeman papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ethel Cutler Freeman papers
Ethel Cutler Freeman papers / Series 7: Cultures other than North American Indian / 7.2: Miscellaneous cultures
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw335251dd3-e5e8-4180-a6a9-6e53ca7cf85f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0166-ref1749

An illustrated ethnography of Formosan aborigines

Author:
Kano, Tadao  Search this
Segawa, Kōkichi  Search this
Physical description:
v. illus
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1956
1956-
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Call number:
GN635.F7K16 1956
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_105329

2014 Xinbei Shi yuan zhu min tu xiang jian zhi zhuan ji : yuan min jian zhi zuo pin shang xi / zong bian ji Chen Bixia

Title:
2014新北市原住民圖像剪紙專輯 : 原民剪紙作品賞析 / 總編輯陳碧霞
Yuan min jian zhi zuo pin shang xi
原民剪紙作品賞析
Xinbei Shi yuan zhu min tu xiang jian zhi zhuan ji
新北市原住民圖像剪紙專輯
Author:
Chen, Bixia  Search this
Physical description:
96 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Taiwan
New Taipei Municipality
Date:
2015
Topic:
Paper work  Search this
Art, Taiwan aboriginal  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1057775

Taiwan yuan zhu min shen ti zhuang shi yu fu shi / Shi Cuifeng zhu = The body decorations and custumes [i.e. costumes] of Taiwanese aborigines / Tsui-Feng Shih

Title:
臺灣原住民身體裝飾與服飾 / 施翠峰著 = The body decorations and custumes [i.e. costumes] of Taiwanese aborigines / Tsui-Feng Shih
Body decorations and custumes of Taiwanese aborigines
Body decorations and costumes of Taiwanese aborigines
Author:
Shi, Cuifeng  Search this
Physical description:
175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
2004
Minguo 93 [2004]
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines--Clothing  Search this
Taiwan aborigines--Jewelry  Search this
Tattooing  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_922597

Report on the control of the aborigines in Formosa

Author:
Taiwan Bureau of Aboriginal Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 45 pages, [104] leaves of plates (2 folded) : illustrations (3 color), 2 color maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1911
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Call number:
DS895.F75 A5 1911
DS895.F75A5 1911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_88504

Zhong yang yan jiu yuan min zu xue yan jiu suo cang Daokasi gu qi wen shu. Tu wen ce / Pan Yinghai bian zhu

Title:
中央研究院民族學研究所藏道卡斯古契文書. 圖文冊 / 潘英海編著
Daokasi gu qi wen shu
道卡斯古契文書
Collections of land leases of Taokas, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica : contents and illustrations
Author:
Zhong yang yan jiu yuan Min zu xue yan jiu suo  Search this
Pan, Yinghai  Search this
Subject:
Zhong yang yan jiu yuan Min zu xue yan jiu suo  Search this
Physical description:
435 p. : col. ill., maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Sources
Date:
2005
Minguo 94 [2005]
Topic:
History  Search this
Taiwan aborigines--History  Search this
Call number:
DS799.43.T42 Z56 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_868171

Yuan zhen zhi mei : Chen Chengqing xian sheng zhen cang Taiwan yuan zhu min yi shu wen wu = Aboriginal arts in Taiwan : the collection of Chen Cheng-ching / [bian ji Guo li li shi bo wu guan bian ji wei yuan hui ; zhu bian Huang Yongchuan]

Title:
原真之美 : 陳澄晴先生珍藏臺灣原住民藝術文物 = Aboriginal arts in Taiwan : the collection of Chen Cheng-ching / [編輯國立歷史博物館編輯委員會 ; 主編黃永川]
Chen Chengqing xian sheng zhen cang Taiwan yuan zhu min yi shu wen wu
陳澄晴先生珍藏臺灣原住民藝術文物
Aboriginal arts in Taiwan
Author:
Huang, Yongchuan 1944-  Search this
Guo li li shi bo wu guan (China)  Search this
Subject:
Chen, Chengqing Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), map ; 39 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1997
Min guo 86 [1997]
Topic:
Art, Taiwan aboriginal--Private collections  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Call number:
GT1556 .Y92 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_890066

Yuan zhu min zhi pin ji shi pin tu lu : Guo li Taiwan shi qian wen hua bo wu guan cang pin = Textile and ornaments of the aboriginal people in Taiwan, collections of National Museum of Prehistory / [zhu bian Fang Zhirong]

Title:
Guo li Taiwan shi qian wen hua bo wu guan cang pin
Textile and ornaments of the aboriginal people in Taiwan : collections of National Museum of Prehistory
Author:
Guo li Taiwan Shi qian wen hua bo wu guan  Search this
Fang, Zhirong  Search this
Subject:
Guo li Taiwan Shi qian wen hua bo wu guan  Search this
Physical description:
252 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 34 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
2001
Minguo 90 [2001]
Topic:
Fiberwork  Search this
Textile crafts  Search this
Costume  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Art, Taiwan aboriginal  Search this
Call number:
N6494.F47 G86 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_745941

Culture, self, and adaptation : the psychological anthropology of two Malayo-Polynesian groups in Taiwan / Mutsu Hsu

Author:
Xu, Muzhu 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
136 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines--Psychology  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Taiwan--Ethnic relations  Search this
Call number:
GN635.T28 H87 1991
GN635.T28H87 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_433329

Stuart Eldridge photograph collection of skulls from Taiwan and the Philippines

Names:
Eldridge, Stuart, 1843-1901  Search this
Otis, George A. (George Alexander), 1830-1881 (curator)  Search this
Extent:
6 Prints (albumen)
Culture:
Filipinos  Search this
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1877-1881
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of skulls, which were sent by Stuart Eldridge of Yokohama, Japan, to the Army Medical Museum in November 1876. They include front and profile images of skulls of "Botan" warriors from the island of Formosa (Taiwan) and of an adult male from Manila, Philippines.
Biographical/Historical note:
Stuart Eldrige (1843-1901) was a New York-born physician known for his work in Japan for both the United States and Japanese governments. He traveled to Japan as Secretary and Physician to the Scientific Mission to Japan under General Horace Capron in 1871. He continued to serve there in several positions, including Surgeon-General of the Kaitakushi (Commissioner of Development Projects), director of the General Hospital of Yokohama, and Member of the Central Sanitary Board by the Japanese Government (1883).

The United States Army Medical Museum (AMM, renamed the National Museum of Health and Medicine in 1989) was established by US Army Surgeon General William A. Hammond in 1862. Its initial focus was on collecting specimens of unusual pathology, mostly taken from victims of the American Civil War. By 1867, the museum had expanded to include medical, microsopical, anatomical, comparative anatomics, and other sections. The anatomical collection grew in part as a result of Circular No. 2 of 1867, which authorized military medical officers to collect cranial specimens from deceased Native Americans. Additionally, the AMM made an arrangement with the Smithsonian Institution, by which the Smithsonian transferred their collection of human remains in exchange for ethnological artifacts. AMM photographed and measured many of the specimens in its collection as part of the museum's anthropological research.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 6B
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 6A, Photo Lot 73-26C, Photo Lot 78-42, Photo Lot 83-41, and Photo Lot 97.
The National Anthropological Archives holds records concerning skeletal material transferred to the Smithsonian Institution from the Army Medical Museum.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
anthropometry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 6B, Dr. Stuart Eldridge photograph collection of skulls from Taiwan and the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.6B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31753df5c-6ede-4ab3-bbbf-61881bf1ea77
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-6b

Sun Moon Lake

Collection Creator:
Rickshaw Films (Production Company)  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (3 minutes, color silent; 100 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1950-1959
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced by Rickshaw Films of Hong Kong is a travelogue of Sun Moon Lake, a popular tourist sight in Taiwan. Featured are overviews of the lake and scenes in a village known as Mu-Tan (Sun Moon Lake) which includes dances by descendants of one of Taiwan's aboriginal groups.

Legacy Keywords: Travel ; Tourism ; Dancing ceremonial Taiwan ; Drumming women Taiwan
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1988.21.4
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Rickshaw Films collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Rickshaw Films collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc91a53d672-22a5-4e01-92e5-be4f0e07f0eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1988-21-ref4

Shun yi Taiwan yuan zhu min bo wu guan wen wu tu lu = Treasures of the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan aborigines

Title:
順益台灣原住民博物館文物圖錄 = Treasures of the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines
Treasures of the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines
Shung Ye Museum Formosan Aborigines
Author:
Shun yi Taiwan yuan zhu min bo wu guan  Search this
Subject:
Shun yi Taiwan yuan zhu min bo wu guan  Search this
Physical description:
237 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm. + 1 pamphlet (24 p. ; 29 cm.)
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1999
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines--Clothing  Search this
Custome  Search this
Art, Taiwan aboriginal  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781468

Ethnobotany of Taiwan's aborigines / [writers: Kun-Yuan Hung ... [et al.] ; editors: Jui-Chun Kuo ... [et al.]

Author:
Taiwan Forest Research Institute  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
2004
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Ethnobotany  Search this
Call number:
GN635.T28 E84 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_836648

Dao min, feng su, hua : shi ba shi ji Taiwan yuan zhu min sheng huo tu xiang / Xiao Qiongrui zhu

Title:
島民・風俗・畫 : 十八世紀臺灣原住民生活圖像 / 蕭瓊瑞著
Shi ba shi ji Taiwan yuan zhu min sheng huo tu xiang
十八世紀臺灣原住民生活圖像
Author:
Xiao, Qiongrui  Search this
Physical description:
3, 2, 6, 370 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1999
Min guo 88 [1999]
To 1895
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Art, Taiwan aboriginal  Search this
Painting, Taiwan aboriginal  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DS799.42 .H74
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_848764

Ying yin jie shuo fan she cai feng tu / Du Zhengsheng bian zhuan

Title:
景印解說番社采風圖 / 杜正勝編撰
Genre paintings of Taiwan's aborignal peoples
Fan she cai feng tu
番社采風圖
Author:
Du, Zhengsheng  Search this
Physical description:
42 p., 18 folded leaves of plates in case : ill. ( some col.) ; 41 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1998
Min guo 87 [1998]
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines--Social life and customs  Search this
Taiwan aborigines  Search this
Genre painting, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
DS799.42 .D8 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_853858

Taiwan yuan zhu min tou shi zhi mei / [mei shu bian ji Wang Decheng ; she ying Wang Weichang]

Title:
台灣原住民頭飾之美 / [美術編輯王德成 ; 攝影王煒昶]
Tou shi zhi mei
頭飾之美
Author:
Wang, Decheng  Search this
Wang, Weichang  Search this
Physical description:
v. <1 > ; 20 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1996
Minguo85-< > [1996-<>
Topic:
Taiwan aborigines--Costume  Search this
Headgear  Search this
Call number:
DS799.42 .T35 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_854545

Zhang Cai = Chang Tsai / [zhu bian Wu Zhaoying]

Title:
張才 = Chang Tsai / [主編吳昭瑩]
Chang Tsai
Author:
Zhang, Cai 1916-1994  Search this
Wu, Zhaoying  Search this
Taibei Shi li mei shu guan  Search this
Subject:
Zhang, Cai 1916-1994  Search this
Physical description:
266 p. : ill ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Exhibitions
Place:
Taiwan
China
Shanghai
Date:
2010
Minguo 99 [2010]
Topic:
Photographers  Search this
Street photography  Search this
Taiwan aborigines--Photography  Search this
Call number:
TR140.Z436 Z43 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_950442

Bo wu guan yu yuan zhu min / Xu Gongming zhu

Title:
博物館與原住民 / 許功明著
Author:
Xu, Gongming 1956-  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 172 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Taiwan
Date:
1998
Minguo 87 [1998]
Topic:
Anthropological museums and collections  Search this
Art, Taiwan aboriginal  Search this
Anthropology--Research  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976030

Segawa Kōkichi Taiwan senjūmin shashinshi. Bunun hen / Yuasa Hiroshi cho

Title:
瀬川孝吉台湾先住民写真誌. ブヌン篇 / 湯浅浩史著
Bunun hen
ブヌン篇
Segawa's illustrated ethnography of indigenous Formosan people. The Bunun
Taiwan yuan zhu min zu ying xiang zhi. Bunong zu pian
台灣原住民族影像誌. 布農族篇
Author:
Yuasa, Hiroshi 1940-  Search this
Segawa, Kōkichi  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 305 p. : ill., col. maps ; 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
2009
Topic:
Bunun (Taiwan people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Taiwan aborigines--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_959470

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