Bureau of American Ethnology collection of stereographs relating to American Indians, late 19th century-early 20th century

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.140
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
late 19th century-early 20th century
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
70 stereographs
circa
albumen
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Stereographs documenting American Indians and their built and natural environments, including studio portraits and depictions of camps and dwellings, graves, infants in cradleboards, and pottery. Specific images portray Sitting Bull's camp at Fort Randall, Curly at the Custer monument, and a Southern Plains delegation at the White House Conservatory. Photographed tribes include the Winnebago, Tuscarora, Tesuque, Seneca, San Juan, Pecos, Ojibwa, Oglala, Ute, Kaibab, Sisseton, Arikara, Mandan, Hopi, Shoshoni, Isleta, and Laguna Indians, as well as natives of Alaska and Labrador. Frequently commissioned by railroad companies, the photographs were published by a variety of firms including E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, George Barker, H. H. Bennett, Bennett & Brown, W. Henry Brown, Caswell & Davy, Childs Art Gallery, B. B. Brubaker, Continent Stereo Company, W. R. Cross, H. A. Doerr, J. Gurney & Son, Haynes, H. T. Hiester, John K. Hillers, William H. Jackson, J. F. Jarvis, Keystone View Company, B. L. Singley, S. J. Morrow, H. T. Payne, H. N. Robinson, C. R. Savage, John P. Soule, Underwood & Underwood, Whitney's Gallery, Whitney & Zimmerman, and Ben Wittick.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital surrogates for some photographs are available online.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 140

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 140, Bureau of American Ethnology collection of stereographs relating to American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Sioux
Iroquois
Tesuque
San Juan (Ohkay Owingeh)
Pecos
Chippewa
Kaibab
Alaskan Eskimo
Canadian Eskimo

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by these photographers can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in additional collections of stereographs relating to American Indians (MS 4551 and Photo Lot 90-1)

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Bureau of American Ethnology collection of stereographs relating to American Indians, late 19th century-early 20th century

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The photographs were given by various donors between 1919 and 1944. Predominant donors are William S. Appleton, Mrs. Winthrop Coffin, and Edna W. Copp.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arctic peoples Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Basin Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ojibwa Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seneca Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mandan Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oglala Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Southern Paiute Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tewa Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shoshoni Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sisseton Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winnebago Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tuscarora Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ute Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimos Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Isleta Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kiowa Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laguna Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arikara Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cheyenne Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakota Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hidatsa Indians -- Depicted Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cradleboards Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keystone View Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heister, H. T., (Henry T.), -1895 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Florida Club (Cooperative) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Doerr, H. A. (Henry A.), 1826-1885 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curly, ca. 1856-1923 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cross, W. R. (William R.) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Continent Stereoscopic Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Childs, B. F. (Brainard F.), ca. 1841-1921 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caswell & Davy Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brubaker, C. B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, William Henry, 1844-1886 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bennett & Brown Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barker, George, 1844-1894 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Underwood & Underwood Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soule, John P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitney & Zimmerman Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robinson, H. N. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singley, B. L. (Benjamin Lloyd) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Payne, H. T. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Red Cloud, 1822-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
J. Gurney & Son Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jarvis, J. F. (John F.), b. 1850 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morrow, Stanley J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu