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MS 7563 Stabilization of Kin Klizhin, Chaco Canyon National Monument, Fiscal Year 1938

Creator:
Vivian, Gordon  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7563
Local Note:
Carbon of typescript, bound, with photographs
Topic:
Kin Klizhin -- New Mexico -- Chaco Canyon -- stabilization  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7563, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7563
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7563

MS 1980-36b Gordon Site Photographs

Creator:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Myer, William Edward, 1862-1923  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Identifier:
NAA.MS1980-36B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1980-36b

John N. Choate photographs of Carlisle School students

Creator:
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902  Search this
Names:
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)  Search this
Photographer:
Truscott, Charles  Search this
Extent:
30 mounted prints (albumen (includes boudoir cards, cabinet cards, and cartes de visite))
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)  Search this
San Felipe  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Cabinet photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Photographs
Studio portraits
Date:
circa 1879-1902
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting students in the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, many with handwritten notation identifying pictured individuals. Included are individual and group portraits showing Crow, Gros Ventre, Iowa, Omaha, Pawnee, Ponca, and San Felipe students. There are also some images of Carlisle School buildings, and one of a parade, made by Philadelphia photographer Charles Truscott.
Biographical/Historical note:
John N. Choate (1848-1902) was a commercial photographer in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The United States opened its first non-reservation government-supported school there in 1879 under the supervision of Lt. Richard Henry Pratt. From the opening of the Carlisle Indian School, Choate began photographing almost every student upon arrival and during their school career, as well as school activities, staff, and visiting chiefs and families. Choate remained the primary photographer for the Carlisle Indian School until his death in 1902.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-8, NAA MS 4778
Location of Other Archival Materials:
MS 4778, previously filed in Photo Lot 24, has been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 73-8. These photographs were also donated by Mrs. James Bradford Ritter and form part of this collection.
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the original John N. Choate Negatives (Photo Lot 81-12)
Additional Choate photographs from the Carlisle School can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4241, MS 4537, MS 4544, MS 4574, MS 4988, and Photo Lot 90-1.
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John N. Choate photographs of Carlisle School students, circa 1879-1902
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Topic:
Schools -- American Indian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cabinet photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Photographs
Studio portraits
Citation:
Photo lot 73-8, John N. Choate photographs of Carlisle School students, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-8
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-8

Portraits of Samuel Pierpont Langley

Depicted:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906  Search this
Extent:
5 Negatives (glass)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
circa 1890-1906
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits of Samuel Pierpont Langley, probably made by a Smithsonian photographer.
Biographical/Historical note:
Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906) was an astronomer, physicist, and inventor and served as secretary of the Smithsonian from 1887-1906. Born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, Langley graduated from Boston High School in 1851 and sought a career in astronomy. After touring observatories and laboratories in Europe, he was hired as an assistant at the Harvard Observatory. Over the next two decades, Langley worked to reestablish the US Naval Academy Observatory, taught at the Western University of Pennsylvania, and acted as director of the Allegheny Observatory. In 1886, Langley was appointed the Smithsonian's assistant secretary in charge of international exchanges, the library, and publications, under then-secretary Spencer Fullerton Baird. Upon Baird's death, Langley succeeded him as secretary. During his tenure, Langley helped establish the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, National Zoo, and Freer Gallery of Art.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-26E
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds records relating to Langley's time at the Smithsonian as well as the Samuel P. Langley papers (SIA RU007003).
Additional photographs of Langley held by the National Anthropological Archives can be found in Photo Lot 70 and Photo Lot 99-41.
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-26E, Portraits of Samuel Pierpont Langley, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26E
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Charles E. Doty photographs made in Cuba and the Philippines

Creator:
Doty, Charles Edward, 1862-1921  Search this
Names:
Bilibid Prison (Manila, Philippines)  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Photographer:
De la Carreros, Gomes  Search this
Depicted:
Estrada Palma, Tomás, 1835-1908  Search this
Extent:
509 Items (circa 509 negatives and positives, glass)
Culture:
Cubans -- depicted  Search this
Filipinos -- depicted  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Havana Bay (Cuba)
Manila (Philippines)
Havana (Cuba)
Date:
circa 1898-1912
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made and collected by Charles Edward Doty during his time stationed in Cuba (1899-1902) and the Philippines (1904-1906). Some of the Cuban photographs are marked by the Engineer's Department, with which Doty was employed, and some may relate to his official activities. The bulk of the photographs document the city of Havana as well as the harbor and ships (including wreckage of the USS Maine), American military personnel and installations, Spanish forts, a garotting machine and demonstration of its use, and the inauguration of President Tomas Estrada Palma. There are also images of reconcentradoes, farm families, and people involved in transportation, industry, and commerce. Most of the photographs were taken by Doty, but a few were obtained from other photographers, including a Mr. Miles and Gomez de la Carreros.

Doty's recreational photographs taken in the Philippines document the old walls and gates of Manila, churches, Bilibid prison, and Fort Santiago. There are also some portraits of Filipinos.
Biographical/Historical note:
Charles Edward Doty (1862-1921) was born in Ohio and began his career as a portrait photographer in Hamilton. He joined Company C of the 2nd US Volunteer Engineers as the company's photographer and traveled to Cuba with the unit. Following the Spanish-American War, Doty was a civilian employee posted with the Engineers Department, Division (later Department) of Havana, Military Government of Cuba. As the "official photographer of the United States government in Havana," his duties included documenting the modernization of Cuba under American governorship. Though Doty's work was interrupted by the termination of military govenrment in 1902, he returned during renewed American control in 1907-1908. In 1904, Doty entered the Philippine civil service, where he worked as a photoengraver for the Bureau of Printing. Aside from a break in 1907-1908, he remained in the Philippines until 1920, when illness forced his return to the United States.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-26A
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Doty photographs are held in National Anthropological Archies Photo Lot 97, Photo Lot 8, Photo Lot 87-20, and in the Herbert William Krieger Papers.
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Topic:
Church buildings  Search this
Fortification  Search this
Cemeteries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-26A, Charles E. Doty photographs made in Cuba and the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-26a
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Ales Hrdlicka photograph collection relating to the Panama-California Exposition

Creator:
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Names:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Royal College of Surgeons in London  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Extent:
595 Negatives (circa, glass and nitrate)
Culture:
Pueblo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Omaha Indians -- depicted  Search this
Osage Indians -- depicted  Search this
Jicarilla Indians -- depicted  Search this
Navajo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Teton Indians -- depicted  Search this
Hopi Indians -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Mongols -- depicted  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Date:
1912-1917
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of photographs commissioned by Ales Hrdlicka for the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego, collected 1912-1914. They include front and profile portraits of Mongols in Urga, Mongolia, as well as Apache, Teton, Hopi, Navajo, Omaha, Osage, and Pueblo Indians. There are some full-length portraits of Apaches and views of Southwest Indian dwellings, activities, and a dance. Additionally, there are some images of United States National Museum exhibits and items from the USNM, American Museum of Natural History, and the Royal College of Surgeons in London, some of which were made by Hrdlicka in 1917.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ales Hrdlicka (1869-1943) was born in Czechoslovakia and came to the United States at the age of thirteen. Originally trained in medicine, he developed an interest in physical anthropology while working with the New York State hospitals and researching with the Department of Anthropology in the Pathological Institute of the New York State hospitals. Hrdlicka joined the Hyde Expeditions to the American Southwest and made his own expeditions to study physical characteristics of Southwest tribes. In 1903, he was appointed head of the United States National Museum's newly formed Division of Physical Anthropology.

In 1912, Hrdlicka planned and directed seven expeditions, gathering information that helped him prepare physical anthropology exhibits for the Panama-California Exposition at San Diego, California (1915). Hrdlicka hired sculptor Frank Micka to make busts of people from around the world to display in the exposition. While in the field making casts, Micka also took front and profile photographs of subjects. Hrdlicka made his own trip to photograph the people in Urga, Mongolia, making 360 images of Mongolians and some Tibetans for use in the exposition.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-26B
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs relating to the exposition, including prints of many of these negatives, are held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 8, Photo Lot 9, and Photo Lot 88-25.
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the Ales Hrdlicka Papers ca. 1887-1943 and his photographs in Photo Lot 8, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 70, Photo Lot 78, Photo Lot 97, Photo Lot 73-26G, Photo Lot 83-41, and Photo Lot 92-46.
Restrictions:
Nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing.
Rights:
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Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-26B, Ales Hrdlicka photograph collection relating to the Panama-California Exposition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-26B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-26b
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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 Indians -- depicted  Search this
Chinook Indians -- depicted  Search this
Choptank Indians -- depicted  Search this
Dakota Indians -- depicted  Search this
Eskimos -- depicted  Search this
Tonkawa Indians -- depicted  Search this
Africans -- United States -- depicted  Search this
Potawatomi Indians -- depicted  Search this
Taiwan aborigines -- depicted  Search this
Pomo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Taiwanese -- depicted  Search this
Pueblo Indians -- depicted  Search this
Nisqually Indians -- depicted  Search this
Hawaiians -- depicted  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 historical American Indian 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 American Indians. 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.

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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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-26c

MS 1979-54a Bibliography of North American Indian Languages proof sheets annotated by James Constantine Pilling

Creator:
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1885
Identifier:
NAA.MS1979-54A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1979-54a

MS 1992-12 Hudson-Meng site field notes and specimen bags

Extent:
5 Boxes (3.58 linear feet)
Culture:
Paleo-Indians -- North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Place:
Hudson-Meng Site (Neb.)
Nebraska -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1971-1977
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of field notes and original specimen bags from the Hudson-Meng Paleo-Indian site near Crawford, Sioux County, Nebraska. The site, on lands owned by Nebraska State Forest, was excavated between 1971 and 1977 under USDA permit by Chadron State College. The field notes are associated with a collection of approximately 2,500 lithic artifacts and faunal remains held by the Department of Anthropology.
Biographical / Historical:
The Hudson-Meng site is located in the Oglala National Grassland near Crawford, Nebraska. The remains of hundreds of bison were first exposed in the 1950s during the construction of a pond by local rancher Albert Meng. The site was first excavated by Larry Agenbroad of Chadron State College from 1971-1977. Agenbroad's investigations discovered the remains of some 120-125 bison directly associated with Paleoindian-aged Alberta projectile points. The bonebed was dated to about 9,820 Radiocarbon Years Before the Present (RCYBP) and was the first Alberta site to ever be directly dated. Later excavations were conducted by researchers from the University of Wyoming, Colorado State University and St. Cloud State University. In 1997 an enclosure was completed over a central portion of the bonebed and each summer, the site is open to the public for interpretive tours.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1992-12
Other Archival Materials:
The Department of Anthropology of the National Museum of Natural History holds 2,500 lithic artifacts and faunal remains from the Hudson-Meng site. Please see catalog numbers 533,627-534,821 and accession number 361,218.
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 1992-12, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1992-12
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1992-12

MS 1977-54a Bibliography of North American Indian Languages proof sheets annotated by James Constantine Pilling

Creator:
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1885
Identifier:
NAA.MS1977-54A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1977-54a

MS 2000-30 Helen Krantz correspondence with Sioux women

Creator:
Krantz, Helen  Search this
Extent:
39 Letters
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters
Correspondence
Place:
South Dakota
Date:
bulk 1963-1970
Scope and Contents:
Mainly general correspondence; some letters include personal histories.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2000-30
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Manuscript 2000-30 Helen Krantz correspondence with Sioux women, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2000-30
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Herman Pailet photographs and postcard collection from the Philippines

Creator:
Pailet, Herman  Search this
Names:
United States. Army  Search this
Extent:
9 Negatives (glass)
426 Negatives (nitrate)
220 Postcards (circa)
165 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some photographic postcards))
Culture:
Negritos  Search this
Igorot (Philippine people)  Search this
Ifugao (Philippine people)  Search this
Bagobo (Philippine people)  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Tausug (Philippine people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Postcards
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1909-1914
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting United States military personnel, activities, and installations in the Philippines, as well as Philippine cities and landscapes, indigenous tribes, and some Japanese people. Many of the postcards are made from Pailet's photographs.
Biographical/Historical note:
Herman Pailet (1890-1991) was a member of the United States Army stationed in the Philippines, circa 1912-1914.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-7
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and not available for viewing. Copy negatives available for reference.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-7, Herman Pailet photographs and postcard collection from the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-7
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Portrait of Samuel William Brown, Sr.

Names:
Brown, Samuel William, Sr. (Yuchi)  Search this
Extent:
1 copy print
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Yuchi Indians -- depicted  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
1865
Scope and Contents note:
Copy print of a studio portrait of Samuel William Brown, possibly made on May 31, 1865.
Biographical/Historical note:
Samuel William Brown Sr. (1843-1935) was chief of the Yuchi Indians from 1867-1916.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R82-42
Reproduction Note:
Copy print made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1982.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R82-42, Portrait of Samuel William Brown, Sr., National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-42
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Copy photograph of Memorial to First Americans groundbreaking

Names:
Medicine Crow Chief  Search this
Plenty Coups Chief of the Crows, 1848-1932  Search this
Red Cloud, Jack  Search this
Two Moon (Cheyenne Indian), 1847-1917  Search this
Wanamaker, Rodman, 1863-1928  Search this
White Man Runs Him, ca. 1855-1925  Search this
Wooden Leg, 1858-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 copy negative
1 copy print
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy negatives
Copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1913
Scope and Contents note:
Photograph made from a framed print depicting American Indians at groundbreaking ceremonies for Rodman Wanamaker's proposed National Memorial to the First Americans on Staten Island, on February 22, 1913. Included in the image are Cheyenne chief Wooden Leg, Cheyenne chief Two Moons, Rodman Wanamaker, Crow chief Plenty Coups, Crow chief Medicine Crow, Crow Indian White Man Runs Him, and Oglala Sioux chief Jack Red Cloud. The original photograph may have been made by the Bain News Service.
Biographical/Historical note:
In 1913, department store owner Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928) sponsored a project that brought American Indians to New York for the groundbreaking of a proposed National Memorial to the First Americans on Staten Island; however, the monument was never built. Wanamaker also sponsored three photographic expeditions between 1908 and 1913, intending to document the "vanishing race" of American Indians.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R82-55
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs collected by Wanamaker can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 64.
Additional photographs of this event can be found in the Library of Congress in the George Grantham Bain Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R82-55, Copy photograph of Memorial to First Americans groundbreaking, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-55
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r82-55

Francis Harper photographs of North American Indians from an expedition to Great Slave Lake

Photographer:
Harper, Francis, 1886-1972  Search this
Names:
Geological Survey of Canada  Search this
Extent:
46 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Slavey Indians  Search this
Dogrib Indians  Search this
Chipewyan Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Great Slave Lake (N.W.T.)
Saskatchewan
Alberta
Date:
1914
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting American Indians (chiefly Cree and Chipewyan) in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Mackenzie, Canada, taken by Francis Harper on an expedition of the Geological Survey of Canada to Great Slave Lake in May-September 1914. Includes images of Cree, Ojibwa, Chipewyan, Salteaux, and Slavey Indians, as well as images of their boats, encampments, and tea dances. Each of the photographs has an associated caption, given by either Harper or the Geological Survey of Canada.
Biographical/Historical note:
Francis Harper (1886-1972) was born in Southbridge, MA to a Canadian father and German mother. He attended Cornell University, receiving a BA in 1914 and a PhD in 1925. Harper made his first trip to northern Canada in 1914, as a zoologist for the Geological Survey of Canada. During World War I, he was stationed with the US Army 79th division in France, and then in New York and Maryland. He returned to Canada in 1920, but continued to travel throughout his life. Harper also worked to trace the travels of John and William Bertram through the American South and made numerous trips to study the people and environment of the Okefinokee Swamp.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4606
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Francis Harper held in the National Anthropological Archives BAE historical negatives.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds some of Harper's fieldbooks (SIA RU007434, SIA Acc. 12-443, SIA Acc. 12-581, and SIA Acc. 12-443).
The University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library holds the Francis Harper papers.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
Reproductions of these photographs should include credit to the Geological Survey of Canada.
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Dance  Search this
Camps  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4606, Francis Harper photographs of North American Indians from an expedition to Great Slave Lake, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4606
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4606

MS 7271 Two notes on mounds

Creator:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Notes
Date:
1913
Scope and Contents:
One notes concerns a mound twelves miles south of Columbia, South Carolina, and the other a village site west of Waynesboro, Georgia.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7271
Topic:
Mounds -- Archeology  Search this
Burke County (Georgia) -- Archeology  Search this
Richland County (South Carolina) -- Archeology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Citation:
Manuscript 7271, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7271
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Photograph album of baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee

Names:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Dat-so-la-lee, approximately 1829-1925  Search this
Extent:
49 Prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Washo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1922, 1931
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of an album containing images of Washoe baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee. The photographs were probably made while the baskets were displayed by Mr. and Mrs. Cohn in the Kit Carson Curio Store in Carson City, Nevada in 1931. Notes in the album include dimensions and weight of the larger baskets, and unifying themes of the smaller baskets. There is also a portrait of Dat-so-la-lee, purportedly made in 1922 by Mr. Curtis of Pasadena (probably Edward. S. Curtis) for J. P. Morgan.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dat-so-la-lee (circa 1829-1925, also known as Dabuda) was a Washoe maid in the house of Amy and Abe Cohn. The Cohns documented Dat-so-la-lee's baskets from 1895-1925 and sold most of them at their stores, including Cohn's Emporium.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 10
Location of Other Archival Materials:
A brochure for the Emporium in Carson City, with information on Dat-so-la-lee, is available in the$aNational Anthropological Archives in the$dRecords of the Division of Ethnology, Department of Anthropology.
An additional portrait of Dat-so-la-lee is held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 59.
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Photograph album of baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee, 1922, 1931
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 10, Photograph album of baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.10
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Lantern slides of Ferdinand Pettrich sculptures related to American Indians

Names:
Museo missionario etnologico (Vatican City)  Search this
Black Hawk, approximately 1832-approximately 1890  Search this
Keokuk, Sauk chief, 1780?-1848  Search this
Pettrich, Ferdinand, 1798-1872  Search this
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813  Search this
Collector:
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949  Search this
Nuttall, Zelia, 1858-1933  Search this
Extent:
28 lantern slides (28, lantern slides)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Date:
1927
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of statues, busts, and reliefs in the Vatican's Museo Missionario Etnologico. Included are portraits of Creek, Dakota, Fox, Sauk, Shawnee, and Winnebago Indians, as well as scenes of scalping, hunting, and a council between Indians and United States government officials.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ferdinand Pettrich (1798-1872) was born in Dresden, Germany, and first learned sculpting practices from his father, a court sculptor for the King of Saxony. After moving to Rome at age 21, he studied under the Danish sculptor and teacher Albert B. Thorvaldsen. Following this education, Pettrich traveled to America with his wife in 1835, and opened a studio in Washington, D.C. There, he sculpted busts for politicians and visiting American Indian delegates and may have made sketches depicting facets of the life and history of various tribes. Some of those sketches were later used to compose his statues. In 1942, Pettrich was stabbed, and moved to recuperate in Brazil, where he worked as court sculptor for Emperor Dom Pedro II. He later returned to Rome, where he presented his sculptures of American Indian subjects to the Museum of St. John Lateran in the Vatican.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 20
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Lithographs of Pettrich sketches are held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4886.
Additional artifacts donated by the Department of Anthropology, Catholic University of America in USNM ACC 211312 held in the Department of Anthropology collections and in National Anthropological Archives Photo lot 32.
Copies of correspondence from Pettrich held in the Archives of American Art in the Joel Roberts Poinsett letters from artists and Ferdinand F. A. Pettrich letters to Henry Wise.
Restrictions:
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Citation:
Photo lot 20, Lantern slides of Ferdinand Pettrich sculptures related to American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.20
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Carlos Montezuma lantern slide collection relating to American Indians

Creator:
Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923  Search this
Names:
Phoenix Indian School  Search this
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)  Search this
Photographer:
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902  Search this
Gentile, Carlo, 1835-1893  Search this
Prando, Peter Paul Father  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Extent:
171 lantern slides
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Maricopa Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Montezuma Castle National Monument (Ariz.)
Casa Grande (Ariz.)
Date:
circa 1871-1913
Scope and Contents note:
The collection includes hand-colored glass lantern slides collected by Dr. Carlos Montezuma and used for his lectures on American Indian rights. Many of the photographs are portraits, some made at Ft. McDowell and Fort Apache. Other images show schools, reservations, dwellings, Charles Dickens (a Yavapai store owner), Montezuma's Castle, Casa Grande, and scenic views. A special series includes photographs made during a 1913 hunting and sightseeing trip that he organized, probably including photographs made by Montezuma's guests, John T. McCutcheon and Charles B. Gibson.

Some of the images were made by Charles (Carlos) Gentile, the photographer and benefactor of Montezuma in his early years. There are also several by Father Peter Paulus Prando and John N. Choate, and one portrait each by Napoleon Sarony and Matthew Brady. Otherwise, the photographers are unidentified.
Biographical/Historical note:
Carlos Montezuma (1866-1923, also called Wassaja) was an American Indian activist and physician. He was a Yavapai Indian, though he often identified himself erroneously as Apache. He was captured by Pima Indians at a young age and sold in 1871 to Italian-immigrant and pioneer photographer Carlo (or Charles) Gentile, who adopted the child and took him to New York. Montezuma graduated from the University of Illinois (1884) and received his MD from the Chicago Medical College (1889). He developed a friendship with Richard Henry Pratt, head of the Carlisle Indian School, and took a post as reservation physician for the Bureau of Indian Services. During this time he developed an opposition to BIA policies and became an American Indian advocate, speaking out against reservations. He gave numerous lectures on American Indians at institutions around the United States, helped organize the Society of American Indians, and published a personal newsletter entitled Wassaja (1916-1922). In 1896, Montezuma established a medical practice in Chicago. He died in Arizona in 1923.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73
Varying Form of Title:
Carlos Montezuma-Doris Collester Collection of Lantern Slides
General note:
The handwriting on the slides has been identified as that of Dr. Carlos Montezuma by John Larner, the editor of Montezumaʹs papers. Information in this catalog record has been taken from Cesare Marino, Solving the Mystery: The Carlos Montezuma-Doris Collester Collection of Lantern Slides in the NAA : Report of Background Research and Interview with Mrs. Doris Collester, Donor of the Carlos Montezuma Collection of Hand-tinted Lantern Slides to the Smithsonian Institution, conducted in Williamstown, West Virginia, August 2013.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Correspondence from Montezuma is held in the National Anthropological Archives in the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Carlos Montezuma's papers are held in the Newberry Library, Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections; Arizona State University Libraries, Charles Trumbull Hayden Library; and University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections.
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Carlos Montezuma lantern slide collection relating to Arizona Indians, circa 1871-1913
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Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot 73, Carlos Montezuma lantern slide collection relating to Arizona Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73
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William D. Boehmer photographs of Seminole Indians

Creator:
Boehmer, William D.  Search this
Names:
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
400 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
2,200 Negatives (circa, acetate)
2,200 Prints (circa 2200 prints (enlargements), silver gelatin)
32 color negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
250 Negatives (circa, acetate, 35 mm)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Prints
Color negatives
Photographs
Place:
Big Cypress Reservation (Fla.)
Florida
Brighton Reservation (Fla.)
Date:
circa 1939-1963
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made during William Boehmer's time teaching on the Brighton and Big Cypress Reservations. They depict day schools, classes, students and other Seminole Indians (including the Osceola family), celebrations (including Field Days, a pow wow, and Civilian Conservation Corps Achievement Day), handicrafts, agriculture, meetings, and Seminole dances.
Biographical/Historical note:
William D. Boehmer (d. 1991) was an Educational Field Agent for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and taught on reservations in Florida. In 1938, he moved to Brighton, Florida, with his wife, Edith M. Boehmer, to teach at the Seminole Indian Agency. When the school closed in 1954, Boehmer began working with other Seminole groups, including those at the Big Cypress Reservation and the Hollywood Seminole Reservation.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 18
Reproduction Note:
Enlargements and prints made from original negatives by the Smithsonian Institution, circa 1966-1972.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Boehmer of Seminole Indians held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4526.
The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries hold an oral history with William Boehmer.
Restrictions:
Nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing.
Rights:
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Topic:
Schools  Search this
Harvesting  Search this
Dance  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 18, William D. Boehmer photographs of Seminole Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-18

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