Thomas F. Purner photographs of Algonquian birch bark canoe, undated
NAA.PhotoLot.89-22
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-22
Creators:
Purner, Thomas F., photographer or collector
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
3 color prints
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made or collected by Thomas Purner that depict a birch bark canoe and paddles.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The canoe was built in 1940 by William Tennisco of Calabogie, Ontario. Tennisco was a member of the Golden Lake Band.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital surrogate is available online.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 89-22
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USNM ACC 361008

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 89-22, Thomas F. Purner photographs of Algonquian birch bark canoe, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Algonquin

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The pictured canoe can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 361008.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional images of birch bark canoes can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 90-1.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated to the Department of Anthropology along with the pictured canoe by Thomas F. Purner in accession 361008, circa 1987. Transferred to the National Anthropological Archives through Monica Y. Newcomb, 1988.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Algonquian Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canoes and canoeing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Northeast Topic 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