B.H. Gurnsey Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4671
Creators:
Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
3 Mounted prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photos are of Walking Shooter (Hunkpapa), of Mr Goewey, Jesuit priest at Fort Buford, North Dakota, and of a group of unidentified Indian Women; one print dated 1869, others not dated. Prints are of carte de visite size.
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4671: (1) Tribe: Dakota (Hunkpapa) Caption: Walking Shooter or Belly Fat Photographer; Date: Carte de visite [1860's or 70's ?]. (2) "Mr Goewey, Fort Buford, D. T. Jan. 21/69." [Sam Broadbent, in phone correspondence with Division of Ethnology, says Goewey was a Jesuit priest. Probably missionary in Fort Buford area.] B. H. Gurnsey, Sioux City, Iowa. 1869. (3) Unidentified (Plains) Group of Unidentified women. Carte de visite [1860's or 70's].

Administration
Custodial History
Received with an accession of four ethnological specimens (N. M. Accession 249632) from Sam Broadbent, Bureau of the Budget, Smithsonian Institution, 7/8/63. Deposited in Bureau of American Ethnology by W, H. Wedel, Department of Anthropology. Correspondence in N. M. Accession files.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4671

Local Note
Local Note
Filed: Original Prints, by tribe.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4671, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sioux Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indian -- Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walking Shooter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Belly Fat Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goewey Mr Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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