Bureau of American Ethnology collection of photographs relating to exhibitions, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4322
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
50 Prints
circa
silver gelatin (some made from original glass negatives)
2 Transparencies
59 Prints
copy prints and enlargements
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Exhibition photographs depicting Native Americans (including studio portraits), as well as scenery and material culture. Includes material made for the Century of Progress exhibit as well as mounted photos and text used in the Regents' exhibit on the 1947 restoration program for the BAE's glass negatives. Photographs for the Century of Progress exhibit are mostly maps indicating locations of BAE work and information on the Bureau's publications and history.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 4322

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 4322, Bureau of American Ethnology collection of photographs relating to exhibitions, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Many of the original negatives for these photographs held in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.

Contained in
Contained in
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic 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/