Photographs of North American geology and scenery, 1871-1912

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.37
Dates:
1871-1912
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1,195 Prints
albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs of geologic features and the natural environment of the American West, Alaska, and Mexico, most of which were created during government surveys and the expansion of railroads during the 1800s. There are also photographs collected and made by individuals who worked or traveled in the west. Depicted locales include Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Wyoming, and there are some additional images of artifacts, artwork, and portraits. Photographers represented include William Henry Jackson, John K. Hillers, Timothy H. O'Sullivan, E. O. Beaman, James Fennemore, William Bell, and other professional and amateur photographers.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital surrogates for some photographs are available online.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 37

Varying Form of Title
Varying Form of Title
Scenic Views of North America

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 37, Photographs of North American geology and scenery,National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Charles Savage photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 37 have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 156.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Bourne & May photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 37 have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 159.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds additional photographs by photographers or from accessions represented in this collection in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 40, and other numbered photo lots.

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Photographs of North American geology and scenery, 1871-1912

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
This artificial collection was probably assembled by the Bureau of American Ethnology or the Department of Anthropology staff. It comprises items from many accessions to the United States National Museum as well as some items that were transferred directly to the archives.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Folder list and preliminary inventory are available in repository.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
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