Department of Anthropology photograph collection of Paleolithic sites, circa 1933

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.160
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1933
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14 copy prints of photographs and drawings
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs documenting archeological sites and diagrams of excavations. Depicted Paleolithic archeological sites include the following: Pithecanthropus site in Trinil, Java; Piltdown site in Suffolk (or Sussex), England; Heidelberg site in Heidelberg, Germany; Moustier site in Dordogne, France; La Chapelle aux Saints site in Coreze, France; La Quina sitein Charante, France; Galilee Skull site on the Sea of Galilee; Laugerie Haute in Dordogne, France; and La Madeleine in Dordogne, France. The prints were made by the Smithsonian laboratory for the Synoptic Series in the Old World Archeological exhibits, from photographs furnished, and possibly made, by Dr. Ales Hrdlicka and J. Townsend Russell.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 160
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USNM ACC 124072

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1933.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 160, Department of Anthropology photograph collection of Paleolithic sites, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
This collection has been relocated from Photo Lot 79-38.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Originals for some of these drawings and photographs as well as additional drawings and photographs of Paleolithic sites can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 157 and the Ales Hrdlicka papers.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Material found in Gus Van Beek's office can also be found in the National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 79-34.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
This collection was found in the files in the office of Gus Van Beek, an anthropologist at the Smithsonian, and transferred to the National Anthropological Archives, 1979. This collection was accessioned by the Department of Anthropology in 1933 (accession 124072).

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Paleolithic period -- France Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Paleolithic period -- England Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Russell, James Townsend Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/