Foster H. Saville negatives, 1907, 1918
NMAI.AC.001.013

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.013
Creators:
Saville, Foster H. (Foster Harmon), 1874-1942
Dates:
1907
1918
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
129 Negatives (photographic)
acetate
5 x 7 in.
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
The Saville negatives consists primarily of images of Manabi Province, Ecuador, circa 1907; also includes images of the Pantigo burial site, Easthampton, Long Island, NY, circa 1918.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Organized in individual sleeves; arranged by negative number

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Dr. Foster H. Saville (1874 - 1942) was an anthropologist for the Heye Foundation who performed field work in Ecuador. He also directed an excavation of the Montauk burial site at Pantigo near Easthampton, Long Island for the Museum of the American Indian in 1918. 1874 - 1942. Brother of Marshall H. Saville; son of Mrs. Mary M. Saville; uncle to Randolph H. and Winthrop L. Saville.

Administration
Processing Information note
NMAIA Review
Author

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Preferred Citation note
Foster H. Saville negatives, 1907, 1918, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cemeteries Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
East Hampton (N.Y.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ecuador Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manabí (Ecuador) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland , Maryland, 20746-2863
Phone: 301.238.1400
nmaiarchives@si.edu