MS 4616 Guy F. Cameron Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4616
Creators:
Cameron, Guy F.
Dates:
ca. early 1900's
Languages:
Algonqian
Physical Description:
20 Prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Relate to Eskimos and/or Aleuts, and Tlingit and Athapaskan Indians in Alaska, mainly signed by Guy F. Cameron.
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4616: (1) Tribe: Eskimo or Aleut Subject: "Sea Otter Hunters." Men using 3-hole bidarkas. [Locality probably S. E. Alaska, but bidarki is Aleut boat.- HBC] Photographer: Guy F. Cameron. (2) Eskimo or Aleut "Natives from Tatetlek, Alaska [Tatitlek, in Prince William Sound= Eskimo], at Valdez." Using 3-hole bidarkis. [Aleut boat.] (3) Eskimo or Aleut "Natives in bidarkis made of skins. Cold Bay, Alaska." [south coast of Alaska, but Aleut boat.] Guy F. Cameron. (4) Eskimo "Esquimaux B[arabaras, i.e., subterranean houses], Nushagak, Alaska." [Near Bristol Bay.] (5) Eskimo Man in fur parka and fur hat, half length, front view. ["Southern Bering Sea Eskimo wore caps like this." HBC, 6/60] Guy F. Cameron. (6) Eskimo "King Salmon, Esquimaux natives and a kayak boat made of skins, Nushagak, Alaska." [Probably Eskimo from Nunivak; Nunivak type of kayak-- two people sit in hole, back to back.-- note from H. B. Collins, 6/60.] Guy F. Cameron. (7) Aleut "Aleute native and his family, in modern house, Seldovia, Alaska." [Far from Aleut territory, but Aleuts possibly moved here by some company, which provided this type of house ?-HBC.] (8) Aleut or Eskimo "Native village at Seldovia, Alaska." [Wooden canoes look like Eskimo canoes.--HBC.] Date: [1899 ?-- very faint.]
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4616: (9) Tribe: [Athapascan] Sweat house. ["Probably Yukon area."-- H. B. Collins] Photographer: Guy F. Cameron. (10) [Athapascan] "Doc Billam. and two klutches. Copper River natives." Guy F. Cameron. (11) [Athapascan] "Chief Stickwan of Copper River natives." Guy F. Cameron. (12) [Athapascan] Girl, full length, standing. Guy F. Cameron [underneath faintly, says Hunt (?), 1910."] (13) [Athapascan] Girl, front view, bust. Guy F. Cameron. (14) [Athapascan] Girl, profile, bust. [faintly, " , C well, Valdez, Alaska."] (15) [Athapascan] Woman, front view, bust. Guy F. Cameron S. I. Negative Number 50,340. (16) [Athapascan] Woman and young boy. Half length. Guy F. Cameron (17) Athapascan ? Man, front view, bust. Wearing fur parka (same asin Number 5) and felt hat. ["Probably so. Alaska"-- H. B. Collins] Guy F. Cameron. (18) Athapascan ? Same man as above, without hat. Guy F. Cameron. (19) Athapascan ? "Rock on which a whole tribe of natives was exterminated, near Unga, Alaska." [Unga about half way down the Alaskan peninsula.] Guy F. Cameron. (20) Tlingit Totem poles, Sitka, Alaska. Photographer: [P. S. Hunt-- written faintly in lower left corner]

Administration
Custodial History
Purchased from Claude L. Ellison, Box 143, Shoshone, Wyoming, May 16, 1960. Correspondence in Smithsonian Institution-Bureau of American Ethnology files.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4616

Local Note
Local Note
Two prints, Numbers 12 and 20 show partly obliterated name of another photographer, P. S. Hunt (?).
Local Note
Filed: Original Prints, numerical shelf.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4616, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimos -- (identification uncertain) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aleuts -- (identification uncertain) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimos Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Habitations and other structures -- subterranean houses Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Athapascan Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sweatbaths Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Towns, villages and other settlements -- Seldovia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Totem poles Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Athabaskan Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alaska Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimos Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Athapascan Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Unangan (Aleut) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Athapaskan Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arctic peoples Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Subarctic Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Billam, Doc Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stickwan, Chief Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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