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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
undated
Size:
50 prints (circa, silver gelatin (some made from original glass negatives))
2 transparencies
59 items (circa 59 copy prints and enlargements)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4322
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Exhibition photographs depicting American Indians (including studio portraits), as well as scenery and American Indian artifacts. Includes material made for the Century of Progress exhibit as well as mounted photos and text used in the Regents' exhibit on the 1947 restoration program for the BAE's glass negatives. Photographs for the Century of Pro...

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Dates:
1965
Size:
3 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.136
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Group portraits of members of the Department of Anthropology and the Bureau of American Ethnology at the time of their merger in 1965. The photographs were made on the steps of the Natural History Museum building.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1870s-1930
Size:
2,600 prints (circa, silver gelatin and platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of the collection consists of photographs made from glass negatives collected and produced by the Bureau of American Ethnology. These photographs include portraits and field photographs by photographers and anthropologists, most associated with the BAE, including Alexander Gardner, William Henry Jackson, John K. Hillers, DeLancey Gill, C. ...

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Dates:
circa 1879-1929
Size:
2,000 items (circa 2000 paintings, drawings, and photographs)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.133
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Artwork and some photographs used to illustrate articles published in the annual reports and bulletins of the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States National Museum. There are unidentified illustrations of Near Eastern costumes, prayer positions and Mexican funerary vessels, perhaps sketched by Walter Hough. The material includes artwor...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1940s
Size:
950 negatives (circa, acetate)
47 prints (silver gelatin (some copies))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is composed of photographs and copies of published illustrations which were collected for use in the Handbook of South American Indians (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143). These include images of South American Indians, their artifacts, and their built and natural environments. There are also maps detailing the movements an...

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Dates:
circa 1876-1879
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 58
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit includes correspondence, drawings, and maps regarding American archaeology. Most of the correspondence was probably sent to the Smithsonian in response to Circular 316, but some make no reference to the Circular. A small portion antedated its release. These were probably included in the collection because of the related subjec...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 watercolor
3 prints (silver gelatin)
120 items (circa 120 line drawings)
20 graphite drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-51
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Mostly images of artifacts, architecture, peoples, and some maps published in various Bureau of American Ethnology publications, particularly the Annual Reports. Most of the line drawings were made by Henry Hobart Nichols, while most of the graphite drawings were possibly created by Edward Schumacher.

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Dates:
circa late 19th century
Size:
50 prints (silver gelatin)
47 negatives (glass)
3 negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.65
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of people, houses, and offices, possibly relating to the operations of the Bureau of American Ethnology. These include portraits of BAE personnel and others, including one photograph of men at the Smithsonian Castle and an image possibly showing De Lancey Gill in his office. An additional set of photographs show an archeological expedit...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 prints (etching or engraving)
13 prints (albumen)
230 copy prints (circa)
1 chromolithograph
179 cyanotypes
200 prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2M
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs mostly commissioned and collected by personnel in the Bureau of American Ethnology. Most of the photographs are studio portraits of American Indians made by the Bureau of American Ethnology and Smithsonian Institution, possibly for physical anthropologist Ales Hrdlicka. There are also photographs made by Truman Michelson among the Cataw...

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Creators:
Eggan, Fred Russell
Ewbank, Thomas
Fischell, A.
French, Kathrine Story
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Dates:
1834-1964
Size:
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records of the American Ethnological Society (AES) document its activities from its founding in 1842 through the mid-1960s. The American Ethnological Society is the oldest anthropological association in America. It has been interested in publishing and promoting study of different cultures in the Americas from its founding in 1842 to the present. Materials include correspondence, reports, and financial records relating to the administrative functions of the organization.

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