Photographs of people relating to the Bureau of American Ethnology and an archeological expedition, circa late 19th century
NAA.PhotoLot.65

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.65
Dates:
circa late 19th century
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
50 prints
silver gelatin
47 negatives
glass
3 negatives
nitrate
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs of people, houses, and offices, possibly relating to the operations of the Bureau of American Ethnology. These include portraits of BAE personnel and others, including one photograph of men at the Smithsonian Castle and an image possibly showing De Lancey Gill in his office. An additional set of photographs show an archeological expedition in the American Southwest, possibly involving William Boone Douglass. Depicted individuals include De Lancey Gill, William Henry Holmes, and James Mooney. Many of the portraits may have been made by Gill. The prints in the collection were likely made by the Smithsonian Office of Printing and Photographic Services from the negatives in the collection.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 65

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 65, Photographs of to the Bureau of American Ethnology and an archeological expedition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photographs by Gill can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 33, Photo Lot 70, Photo Lot 85, Photo Lot 79-4, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 89, and Photo Lot 90-1.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The negatives were found in the Smithsonian photo lab, possibly in associaiton with the Museum of Arts and Industries.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Douglass, William Boone Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940, depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933, depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mooney, James, 1861-1921, depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form 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