Edward Brooks negatives, 1942-1946

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.025
Creators:
Brooks, Edward
Dates:
1942-1946
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
30 acetate negatives
black and white
5 x 7 inches.
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
This collection contains 30 black-and-white acetate negatives dating from 1942-1946. Taken by archaeologist Edward Brooks, the majority of the images portray the Guida Farm Site excavation in Westfield, Massachusetts, along with related archaeological objects. The remaining images are from Charlemont, Massachusetts and Vergennes, Vermont.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Organized in individual sleeves; arranged by image number.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Edward Brooks was the principal archaeologist for the work performed at the Guida Farm Site in Westfield, Massachusetts, from 1942-1946. For several seasons he was the director of the first officially-sponsored dig by the Massachusetts Archaeological Society on Nantucket Island. Brooks was also associated with the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation and performed research work for the Vermont Historical Society.

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
Some images are restricted due to copyright. Please contact the archivist for further information.
Preferred Citation note
Edward Brooks negatives, 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
Westfield (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Massachusetts -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vergennes (Vt.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charlemont (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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