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West, W. Richard, Jr.

Container:
Boxes 1-29 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, Biographical Information File
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Biographical Information File
Biographical Information File / Boxes 1-29
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7098-refidd1e10679

West, W. Richard, Jr.

Container:
Box 18 of 19
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 594, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
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Production Records
Production Records / Box 18
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0594-refidd1e6603

West, W. Richard

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 28
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1994
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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John Canfield Ewers Papers
John Canfield Ewers Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37cc8d8e6-609c-4b68-907c-c93b7e0b2c0a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref1989

Continuum Native North American art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Gaylord Torrence and Marjorie Alexander ; contributions by W. Richard West, Jr. and Stephanie Fox Knappe

Title:
Native North American art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Author:
Torrence, Gaylord  Search this
Alexander, Marjorie  Search this
Contributor:
West, W. Richard  Search this
Knappe, Stephanie Fox  Search this
Host institution:
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
383 pages illustrations (chiefly color), maps (1 color), portraits (some color) 32 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Catalogues
catalogs (documents)
Place:
North America
Missouri
Kansas City
Date:
2020
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155195

West, W. Richard

Collection Creator:
Blue Eagle, Acee, 1907-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
There are no restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Literary property rights to unpublished material in the collection in the National Anthropological Archives has been given to the public.
Collection Citation:
Acee Blue Eagle Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Acee Blue Eagle papers
Acee Blue Eagle papers / Series 2: Collections / 2.3: Newspaper Clippings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw344c5a994-44e0-4ec8-9c47-4c4dfbfed278
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1973-51-ref568

Stephen Gambaro photographs of Native American artists and public figures

Creator:
Gambaro, Stephen  Search this
Names:
Billedeaux, Dwight  Search this
Biss, Earl, 1947-1998  Search this
Deer, Ada Elizabeth  Search this
DesJarlais, Larry J.  Search this
Echohawk, Brummett T., 1922-2006  Search this
Harris, LaDonna  Search this
McCarty Hessing, Valjean, 1934-  Search this
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso  Search this
Runnels, Vic  Search this
Seabourn, Bert D., 1931-  Search this
West, W. Richard (Walter Richard), 1912-1996  Search this
Extent:
4 Prints (halftone)
41 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Kickapoo  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Apache  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1976-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits of Native American artists, craftspeople, activists, and leaders from Stephen Gambaro's photography exhibits: "The Indian, the Animal, and the Land," 1976; "Indian Artists," 1977; and "Shadows Caught: Images of Native Americans," 1984.

Individuals pictured include: Brummett Echohawk, Pawnee; Archie Blackowl, Cheyenne; Bert Seabourn, Cherokee; LaDonna Harris, Comanche; W. Richard West, Sr., Southern Cheyenne; Ada Deer, Menominee; George Watchetaker, Comanche; King Kuka, Blackfeet; Earl Biss, Crow; Larry J. DesJarlais Jr., Turtle Mountain Chippewa; Encarnacion Pena, San Ildefonso; Valjean McCarty Hessing, Choctaw; Allan Hauser, Apache; Victor H. Runnels, Oglala; Sarah McCray, Navajo; Marian Wolf, Kiowa; Dwight Billedeaux, Blackfeet; Elsie Peshlakai, Navajo; Johnny Tiger Jr., Muscogee; John Kaskaske, Kickapoo; Linda Russell, Apache-Pawnee; Stephen Gonyea, Onondaga Iroquois; Naomi and Kathy Gonyea, Seneca Iroquois; and John, Eric, and Tanya Parker, Choctaw.
Biographical/Historical note:
Stephen Gambaro is a professional photographer and former Chief of Rehabilitation Services for the Washington, DC, government. He and his wife, a Cherokee sculptor, operate an Native American art gallery in DC. Gambaro's photographs largely depict Native friends, artists, and craftsmen whom his gallery represents, as well as his travels to Native communities around the United States.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-37, NAA ACC 84-19
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The exhibition catalog for "Indian Artists" in 1977 was donated with parts of this collection in 1980. It has been relocated to the National Anthropological Archives Reference Files.
Additional photographs by Stephen Gambaro can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R80-33.
Jose Encarnacion Pena's painting entitled "Spotted Pumpkin Dance," collected by Gambaro for the "Shadows Caught" exhibit, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7429.
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 80-37, Stephen Gambaro photographs of Native American artists and public figures, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-37
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e0e75239-2784-4099-bd0e-9883f231f6b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-37

Treasures of the National Museum of the American Indian : Smithsonian Institution / foreword by W. Richard West, Jr. ; introduction by Charlotte Heth ; texts by Clara Sue Kidwell and Richard W. Hill, Sr

Author:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
West, W. Richard  Search this
Kidwell, Clara Sue  Search this
Hill, Richard W. Sr  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 12 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
North America
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540707

Walter Richard West, Jr

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
West, W. Richard  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1993
Topic:
Directors  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Indians of North America--Museums  Search this
Standard number:
91-19978-6
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9042

Singers at George Gustav Heye Center Opening

Author:
Gumpel, Roy  Search this
Subject:
West, W. Richard  Search this
Alexander Hamilton Customs House  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color; Size: 1.5w x 1h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Color slide
Type:
Event
Slide
Place:
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
October 30, 1994
Topic:
Event  Search this
Openings  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Music--Performance  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1532 and 95-287
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12806

W. Richard West

Author:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
West, W. Richard  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1990
Topic:
Directors  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Indians of North America--Museums  Search this
Standard number:
90-6957-28
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10142

NMAI Director West with Kevin Costner

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
West, W. Richard  Search this
Costner, Kevin  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1990
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Rewards (Prizes, etc.)  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Awards  Search this
Medals  Search this
Standard number:
90-15567-32A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10152

At 150th Birthday Party on the Mall, Rick West Addresses the Crowd

Author:
Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017  Search this
Subject:
West, W. Richard  Search this
150th Birthday Party on the Mall (Event)  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Birthday Party on the Mall (Event)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Color; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Person, candid
Date:
August 10, 1996
Topic:
Smithsonian's 150th Birthday Party  Search this
Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution (Event)  Search this
Anniversaries  Search this
Event  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Standard number:
96-25361-12
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10476

Agency history, 1990-

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
West, W. Richard  Search this
Gover, Kevin 1955-  Search this
Monenerkit, Machel  Search this
Chavez Lamar, Cynthia  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1990
1990-
Topic:
Indians of North America--Museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00400
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_250500

Agency history, 1989-

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Heye, George G (George Gustav) 1874-1957  Search this
Perrot, H. Ross  Search this
West, W. Richard  Search this
Monenerkit, Machel  Search this
Bush, George W (George Walker) 1946-  Search this
Gilbert, Cass 1859-1934  Search this
Cardinal, Douglas  Search this
Weller, Lou  Search this
Gover, Kevin 1955-  Search this
Chavez Lamar, Cynthia  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center  Search this
Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Cultural Resources Center  Search this
Polshek Partnership Architects  Search this
Tobey + Davis  Search this
Venturi Scott Brown and Associates  Search this
Native American Design Collaborative  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Jones, House, and Sakiestewa  Search this
Jones & Jones  Search this
SmithGroup (Firm)  Search this
Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World (Exhibition) (2004- : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories (Exhibition) (2004-2014: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities (Exhibition) (2004-2015: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1989
1989-
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Indians of North America--Museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00165
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_221218

The National Museum of the American Indian: Whence the "Art Object"?

Author:
West, W. Richard, Jr.  Search this
Lott, Laura L.  Search this
Cole, Johnnetta Betsch  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2019
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_151368

American Indian Museum Director Speaks Out

Author:
West, W. Richard  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1993
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
See others in:
Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_116161

W. Richard (Walter Richard) West, 1912-1996 [Folder]

Alternate name:
Wah-pah-nah-yah  Search this
Additional name:
Wah-pah-nah-yah  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Nationality:
Cheyenne  Search this
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Art & Artist files at the National Museum of the American Indian Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_76984

Portrait of W. Richard West. Jr.

Culture/People:
Non-Indian  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Burton Silverman, Non-Indian, b. 1928  Search this
Seller:
Burton Silverman, Non-Indian, b. 1928  Search this
Subject:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Portrait of W. Richard West. Jr.
Media/Materials:
Canvas, oil paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
136 x 101 x 9 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
New York City, Manhattan; New York County; New York; USA
Island Name:
Manhattan Island
Date created:
2005
Catalog Number:
27/218
Barcode:
270218.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws671d01e9a-d3a4-4147-a4a2-b428cbd3ac46
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_415694
Online Media:

Canoe paddle

Culture/People:
Native Hawaiian  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe paddle
Media/Materials:
Acacia/Koa wood
Techniques:
Carved, glued
Dimensions:
154.0 x 32.6 x 3.8 cm
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Kaunakakai; Maui County; Hawaii; USA
Archipelago:
Polynesia
Island Name:
Molokai
Island Grouping:
Hawaiian Islands
Date created:
circa 2000
Catalog Number:
26/7254
Barcode:
267254.000
See related items:
Native Hawaiian
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6070ad34e-4fd4-4932-91e6-bdabe0e68b50
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_394551
Online Media:

Canoe model

Culture/People:
Native Hawaiian  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe model
Media/Materials:
Acacia/Koa wood, twine/string
Techniques:
Carved, wrapped, tied
Dimensions:
53.8 x 22.7 x 5.6 cm
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Kaunakakai; Maui County; Hawaii; USA
Archipelago:
Polynesia
Island Name:
Molokai
Island Grouping:
Hawaiian Islands
Date created:
2003-2004
Catalog Number:
26/7255
Barcode:
267255.000
See related items:
Native Hawaiian
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60bc8224f-26a7-4050-92d1-8ec07e45c3ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_394552
Online Media:

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