Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits, circa 1890-1910

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1890-1910
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
14 Prints
silver gelatin
7 Prints
albumen
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of images of exhibits of anthropological material. These include Oceanic and African implements and artifacts exhibited at the Field Columbian Museum; a William Henry Holmes-designed diorama in Piney Branch (1895); costumed mannequins and busts at the United States National Museum; the Smithsonian Exhibit at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1891); dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History; African artifacts in Herbert Ward's studio in Paris; and exhibit halls in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries building (1891). The photographers represented in the collection include Paul Edmond Beckwith, Henry E. Sorgersen & Co., and Harry C. Ellis.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 4

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 4, Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photographs of exhibits at the Pan-American Exposition, previously filed in Photo Lot 4, have been relocated to National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 87-2L.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's studio held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 75-52.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional images of United States National Museum collections held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 99-41.

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Department of Anthropology photograph collection of anthropological exhibits, 1890-1910

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The collection is apparently material found in the Department of Anthropology and sent to the archives in the 1960s.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Great Basin Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apache Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zulu (African people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ainu Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Samoans Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paiute Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) -- Rock Creek Park Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field Museum of Natural History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beckwith, Paul E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Museum of Natural History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum Corporate 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/