General Photograph collections
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.999
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Dates:
1886-1913
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 photographs
Repository:
The General Photograph collections contains photographs depicting people, events, and activities related to the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The General Photograph collections is comprised of individual small collections of photographs that were acquired by the Archive Center from various sources. These small collections are presented together under a single collection for easy access and depict the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is organized in folders by accession numbers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The photographs in this collection were shot by a variety of photographers and depict many different people and scenes. For specific biographical and historical notes please see individual photographs listed in this guide.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by NMAI Archives staff
Author
NMAI Archive Center staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The National Museum of the American Indian and its predecessor, Museum of the American Indian, acquired the photographs in this collection from 1916 to the present.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); General Photograph collections, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ojibwa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kiowa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chiricahua Apache Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geronimo, 1829-1909 Personal Name 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/