George W. Avery photographs and negatives, 1910

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.022
Creators:
Avery, George W., 1880-1927
Dates:
1910
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
7 negatives (photographic)
black and white.
50 photographic prints
black and white.
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
This collection contains 50 black-and-white photographic prints and 7 negatives taken by George W. Avery during his time as an agent for the Museum of the American Indian. Taken in 1910 in the states of Sonora, Chihuahua and Sinaloa, Mexico, the images depict members of the Seri, Mayo and Tarahumara tribes.

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
George W. Avery (1880-1927) was a collector and agent for the Heye Foundation/Museum of the American Indian. In 1926, Avery collected for the museum in Mexico, possibly in the company of E.H. Davis. He also purchased pieces for Heye/MAI in Alaska.

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
George W. Avery photographs and negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (photograph or negative number).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mayo Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sonora (Mexico : State) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tarahumara Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chihuahua (Mexico : State) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seri Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sinaloa (Mexico : State) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu