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106 documents — Page 11 of 11
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
Dates:
1890-1998
Size:
400 linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers ...

Creators:
Canisius, Kathryn L., 1906-1943
Canisius, Elizabeth, 1882-1977
Dates:
1918-1930
Size:
1 photograph album
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.026
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The Canisius family photograph album was primarily compiled by Elizabeth Canisius (1882-1977) of Indianapolis, Indiana, and contains photographs made from about 1918 to 1929 by her and various members of her immediate and extended family. Evidently not arranged in chronological order, the photographs document a burgeoning German-American family and their various pursuits. Among the photographs are depictions of unidentified men at work in a shipyard, among them Mrs. Canisius's husband Gustav (18 ...

Creators:
Harte, Eva M.
Harte, Neville A.
Dates:
1951-1967
Size:
52 photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.089
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

Neville A. Harte (1907-1997) was an amateur archaeologist in Panama in the 1950's and 1960's. This collection contains 52 photographic prints of archeological objects excavated at Venado Beach, Panama as well as photographs of the excavation itself. The archaeological collection was sold by Neville and Eva Harte to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in 1967.

Creators:
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Dates:
1866-1868
Size:
61 photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.077
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) was a photographer best known for his portraits of President Abraham Lincoln, his American Civil War photographs, and his photographs of American Indian delegations. This collection contains 61 albumen prints that were shot by Gardner circa 1866-1868 and held in General William T. Sherman's personal collection. Photographs depict American Indian tribes and Peace Commissioners involved in the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty; photographs shot along the Union Pacific Railway, ...

Creators:
Arthur, James (James Osborne)
Dates:
1913-1928, bulk 1914-1919
Size:
699 nitrate negatives, 2 gelatin silver prints, 0.25 linear feet, (envelopes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.057
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection of photographs, shot by Reverend James O. Arthur while serving as a missionary for the Reformed Church of America, documents the activities on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska in 1913 as well as Mescalero and Chirichua Reservation in White Tail, New Mexico from 1914-1919. Additional images depict vacations and travels throughout the United States by the Arthur family and friends between the years 1913-1928.

Creators:
Wildschut, William
Dates:
1870-1930, bulk 1917-1928
Size:
89 postcards, 183 negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.033
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The William Wildschut photograph collection contains 183 photographic negatives, and 89 post cards. From 1917 to 1928 William Wildschut studied the Apsáalooke people through interviews, photography, and the collection of cultural objects. In 1921 Wildschut was hired as a field man by George Gustav Heye the director of the Museum of the American Indian, Wildschut officially collected and conducted field expeditions in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Canada, and North Dakota on behalf of the Museum until ...

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