Gene M. Stirling photograph album of archeological excavations, 1930-1932
NAA.PhotoLot.86-55

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-55
Creators:
Stirling, Gene M., collector
Dates:
1930-1932
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
56 prints
silver gelatin
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of photographs documenting archeological excavations at Powell Farm in Fairmont, Illinois, 1931; Safety Harbor, Florida, 1930; and Canaveral, Florida, 1932. The photographs are mounted on unbound pages from a photograph album and the covers are included with collection.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Gene M. Stirling was a Harvard-educated archeologist who led excavations for the Smithsonian Institution and Bureau of American Ethnology.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 86-55

General note
General note
The collector of the photographs has been identified largely on the basis of the images' content, including views of Gene Stirling's work in Illinois.

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 86-55, Gene M. Stirling photograph album of archeological excavations, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs as well as writings by Stirling can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4307.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from Stirling can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Matthew Williams Stirling's correspondence file, Frank Maryl Setzler's papers, and the Division of Archeology Reference File for 1828-1962.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Photographs donated by Jerald T. Milanich of the Florida State Museum, through Bruce D. Smith.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Excavations (Archaeology) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Florida -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illinois -- Antiquities Place 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