Ralph Glidden negatives, 1919-1923

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.028
Creators:
Glidden, R. (Ralph)
Dates:
1919-1923
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
536 acetate negatives
black and white
5 x 7 inches.
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
This collection contains 536 black-and-white acetate negatives taken by Ralph Glidden between 1919-1923. Most of the images depict scenic views and archaeological excavations on Catalina Island, San Miguel Island, San Nicolas Island and San Clemente Island, California. Also included are approximately 88 images of objects excavated by Glidden; these objects are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Ralph Glidden was an archaeologist and curator at the Catalina Museum of the Channel Islands in the 1930s. He also worked for the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation.

Administration
Processing Information note
NMAIA Review
Author

Location of Other Archival Materials Note
Location of Other Archival Materials Note
Some objects depicted in these images are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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. Some images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity. Please contact the archivist for further information.
Preferred Citation note
Ralph Glidden 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
San Clemente Island (Calif.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Nicolas Island (Calif.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
California -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Miguel Island (Calif.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Excavations (Archaeology) -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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