Photograph collection relating to archeology, burial mounds, and the Southwest, circa 1880s-1920s
NAA.PhotoLot.28

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.28
Dates:
circa 1880s-1920s
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
38 prints
albumen
18 prints
silver gelatin
1 print
platinum
1 engraving
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs relating to archeology, most of which were made by Bureau of American Ethnology photographers and ethnologists. Much of the collection consists of photographs by Cosmos and Victor Mindeleff of Southwest Indians, pueblos and remains. Images depict mounds and excavations (including Grant Mound in Pennsylvania and additional mounds in West Virginia, Alabama, Louisiana, and elsewhere); Hopi Sipaulovi village; petroglyphs in Wind River, Wyoming; ancient artifacts; Standing Rock; Tohono O'odham Indians; Canyon de Chelly; and Clear Creek. Photographers represented include John K. Hillers; C. H. Bryan of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; the Mindeleff brothers; Henry Bascom Collins; L. C. Rennick; J. W. Milner; Hattons Studio in Lansing, Michigan; and a drawing by W. A. Rogers.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 28

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 28, Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to archeology and burial mounds, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Papago (Tohono O'odham)
Standing Rock Reservation
Sioux

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
William Dinwiddie photographs documenting Papago Indians, previously filed in Photo Lot 28, have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 89.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Mindeleff photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4362, Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 40, Photo Lot 78, and the BAE historical negatives.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Hillers photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 40, Photo Lot 143, Photo Lot 83-18, Photo Lot 87-2N, Photo Lot 90-1, Photo Lot 92-46, and the BAE historical negatives.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Collins photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 82-23, Photo Lot 86-42, Photo Lot 86-43, and Photo Lot 86-59.

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Photograph collection relating to archeology, burial mounds, and the Southwest, 1880s-1920s

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Photographs found circa 1972 "wrapped in brown paper." They were probably originally collected in the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Collins, Henry Bascom, 1899-1987, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Milner, James W., photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mindeleff, Cosmos, 1863-, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mindeleff, Victor, 1860-1948, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rennick, L. C., (Leverett C.), 1887-1953, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rogers, W. A., (William Allen), 1854-1931, artist Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alabama -- Antiquities Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.) Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakota Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Great Plains Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Southwest, New Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Louisiana -- Antiquities Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mounds Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania -- Antiquities Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petroglyphs Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblos Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tohono O'Odham Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West Virginia -- Antiquities Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wyoming -- Antiquities Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni Indian Reservation (N.M.) Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland , 20746
Phone: 301.238.1300
naa@si.edu