Sally V. Cooke photograph collection of Southwest Indians and scenery, circa 1875-1900
NAA.PhotoLot.89-19

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-19
Creators:
Cooke, Sally V., collector
Dates:
circa 1875-1900
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
24 copy prints
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting pueblos, dances, cliff dwellings, pottery, weaving, rock art, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and other scenes in and around the pueblos in New Mexico and Arizona. Locations depicted include Moqui Pueblo, Acoma Pueblo, Zuni Pueblo, Fort Apache, and the Wood Yard in Arizona's Petrified Forest. The collection also includes one image of inscriptions on Pawnee Rock in Kansas, 1878. Most photographs in the collection were made by George Ben Wittick, with some by G. Steinberg of Juarez, Mexico.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
G. Ben Wittick (1845-1903) was official photographer for the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and operated studios in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Gallup, and Fort Wingate. The first to photograph the Hopi Snake Dance, his photographs mostly documented Southwest scenery and Navajo, Hopi and Zuni Indians.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals retained by Sally V. Cooke.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 89-19

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1989.

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 89-19, Sally V. Cooke photograph collection of Southwest Indians and scenery, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Navaho

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Wittick photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4638, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 37, Photo Lot 59, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, Herbert William Krieger's papers, and the BAE historical negatives.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Loaned by Sally V. Cooke for copying, 1989.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Adamson, Glenn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steinberg, G., photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903, photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma (N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cliff-dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dances Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort Apache (Ariz.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Southwest, New Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Mexico -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petrified Forest National Park (Ariz.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblos Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni (N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland , 20746
Phone: 301.238.1300
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