Dr. Victor Wolfgang von Hagen photographs and negatives, 1936-1938
NMAI.AC.001.019

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.019
Creators:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985, Tsáchila Indians of western Ecuador
Dates:
1936-1938
Languages:
No_linguistic_content
Physical Description:
285 photographic prints
albumen
122 Negatives (photographic)
acetate
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
Includes images of the indigenous people of Ecuador, primarily the Tsatchela (Tsachila, Colorado) of Pichincha province and the Shuar-Achuar of Oriente province. Also includes 51 images of the indigenous people of Honduras, primarily the Xicaque and Maya.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by negative number
Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Dr. Victor Wolfgang von Hagen was an American explorer, archaeological historian, anthropologist, naturalist, zoologist and travel writer. He took numerous images throughout South America from the 1930s to the 1970s; the images in the collection are probably stills from motion picture film. Von Hagen also published many books on the Maya and the Inca.

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
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian
Preferred Citation note
Dr. Victor Wolfgang von Hagen photographs and negatives, 1936-1938, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Gift of Dr. von Hagen

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Albumen prints Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Colorado Indians (Ecuador) Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ecuador Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Honduras Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of Central America Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of South America Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jicaque Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayas Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographic prints Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shuar Indians Subject 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