Thomas Huckerby negatives,
1912-1920

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.047
Creators:
Huckerby, Thomas
Dates:
1912-1920
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
61 negatives (photographic)
black and white
4.5 x 6.5 inches.
Repository:
This collection contains 61 glass plate negatives taken by Rev. Thomas Huckerby between 1912-1920. Most of the images depict views of petroglyphs on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Grenada. Also includes eight images of objects collected by Huckerby; these objects are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Organized in boxes; arranged by image number.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Thomas Huckerby was a Wesleyan missionary of British nationality who also worked as an anthropologist in the Caribbean in the early 20th century. He documented a number of prehistoric rock carving sites on various islands, as well as collecting artefacts 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.
Preferred Citation note
Thomas Huckerby 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
Petroglyphs -- Grenada Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petroglyphs -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caribbean Area -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petroglyphs -- Saint Lucia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu
http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/archive/