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Scope and Contents:
Consists of photographs collected by the United States National Museum (USNM) Division of Ethnology and later by the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology (SOA). Coverage is worldwide outside North America. Most of the items are photographic prints, some in albums. There are also negatives, photomechanical prints, artwork, and newsclippings. For the most part, the material is historical or ethnological, including images of specimens, portraits, and scenes of daily activity. Some landscape views are also included.
Arranged by geographic area, generally following George P. Murdockʹs Outline of World Cultures.
Photo lot 97, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution