Alexander Gardner photographs of Fort Laramie during treaty negotiations, circa 1868

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2000-10
Creators:
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Dates:
circa 1868
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 Stereographs
albumen
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Images of Plains Indians and United States peace commissions in and around Fort Laramie during treaty negotiations in 1868. The collection includes images of Major Grimes, a surgeon Schnell, and A. S. H. White (Secretary of the 1868 treaty).

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) was a Scottish immigrant who first worked as an assistant to photographer Matthew Brady. He accompanied the 1868 Peace Commission to Fort Laramie for treaty negotiations between the United States government and the Oglala, Miniconjou, Brulé, Yanktonai, and Arapaho Indians.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 2000-10

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 2000-10, Alexander Gardner photographs of Fort Laramie during treaty negotiations, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Sioux

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Gardner photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Stephen O'Neil, 1999.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arapaho Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Fort Laramie (Wyo.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yanktonai Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brulé Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miniconjou Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oglala Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sioux Nation. Treaties, etc. United States, 1868, Nov. 7 Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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