Casey collection of lantern slides of the southwestern United States, circa 1920s
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.32
Dates:
circa 1920s
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
81 lantern slides
(many tinted)
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Lantern slides depicting the people and landscape of the American Southwest. Images include those of Southwest Indians, dwellings and pueblos, churches, dances and ceremonies, excavations (including Pueblo Bonito and Neil M. Judd with his excavation party), pictographs, and landscapes. Tribes represented include Acoma, White Mountain Apache, Hopi (Mishongnovi), Laguna, Navajo, Taos, and Santa Clara Indians. The slides were largely commercially distributed by the George W. Bond, Chicago Slide Company, Chicago Transparency Company (for the Santa Fe Railroad), Detroit Slide Company, Edward H. Kemp, National Geographic Society, and United States Bureau of Reclamation. The collection was listed as the "Casey collection" by Father John Montgomery Cooper when it was brought to the museum.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital surrogates for most of the lantern slides are available online.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 32
,
USNM ACC 211312

Digital Content

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 32, Casey collection of lantern slides of the southwestern United States, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Pima (Akimel O'odham)
Mishongnavi
Santa Clara

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional artifacts donated by the Department of Anthropology, Catholic University of America in accession 211312 held in the Department of Anthropology collections and in National Anthropological Archives Photo lot 20.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The lantern slides were donated by the Department of Anthropology of the Catholic University of America in 1956 as part of accession 211312. They were originally cataloged and may have been collected by Father John Montgomery Cooper, who had built a large collection of artifacts and other items from a wide number of people. The lantern slides were transferred to the archives of the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1962.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Preliminary finding aid available in repository.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apache Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carlsbad Caverns (N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Santa Fe (N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pima Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Excavations (Archaeology) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblos Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White Mountain Apache Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tewa Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laguna Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jemez Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taos Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Publishing Co. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Bureau of Reclamation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bond, George W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Casey Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooper, John Montgomery, Fr, 1881-1949 (collector and donor) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Geographic Society (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/