National Anthropological Archives

Drawings by Lakota students at Pine Ridge Agency School

Collection ID:
Alder, John
Allman, Lillie
Bald Eagle, Lucy
Bird Necklace, Julia
Black Bull, James
Mountain Bird, Edith
Eagle Horn, Josiah
Fire Thunder, Julia
Fore Head, Ada
Iron Horse, Susie
Irving, Willie
Mountain Bird, Edith
No Braid, George
One F., Carrie
Poor Bear, Albert
Richards, Lucy
Rocking Bear, George
Rocking Bear, Jessie
Rocking Bear, Silas
Rocky Bear, Susie
T., Frances
Walks Round, Benjamin
White, Willie
White Belly, William
Yellow Hair, Daniel
Daniel, Z. T.
ca. 1893?
Physical Description:
53 Drawings
37 leaves
graphite and colored pencil on construction paper
20 x 27 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Drawings by children at the Pine Ridge Agency School, most inscribed with the name of the artist. Most if not all subject matter appears to have been copied from published source material and includes animals, plants, home furnishings, warships and pirate vessels.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Z.T. Daniel was a career physician in the Indian Service. At the time of this donation he was the agency physician at Pine Ridge Reservation. He also served at the Cheyenne River Reservation and the Blackfoot Reservation, and made many donations to the Smithsonian over a period of years, most accompanied with detailed information regarding the origins of the objects. His name is frequently misspelled in museum records as Daniels.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Daniel, Z. T.
Custodial History
Received from Dr. Z.T. Daniel in 1894 and cataloged in the artifact collection under acc. no. 28,069.

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Manuscript 168,515, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
USNM ACC 28,069
NAA MS 168,515

United States Dakota Territory Pine Ridge Agency.
United States South Dakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Album Information
Album Information
MS 168515 000

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Botany -- Dakota Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Culture change -- Dakota Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoology -- Dakota Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ledger drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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