Harold Loomis photographs of Mayan sites and artifacts, 1922

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-1
Creators:
Loomis, H. F. (Harold Frederick), 1896-
Dates:
1922
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
3 Negatives
nitrate
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting Tikal Mayan sites, jade necklace and knife.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Harold Frederick Loomis (1896-1976?) was an expert photographer, botanist and horticulturalist with the US Department of Agriculture (1914-1958), where he collaborated with Orator Fuller Cook.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
Copy negatives available for reference.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 73-1

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Original negatives are in cold storage and require advance notice for viewing.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 73-1, Harold Loomis photographs of Mayan sites and artifacts, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
These photographs were donated to the Botany department with O. F. Cook's notes and photographic collection. Loomis' photographs were culled from this collection and transferred to the National Anthropological Archives in 1973.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Description of collection and copies of original sleeves available in repository.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mayas -- Antiquities Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayas Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cook, O. F. (Orator Fuller), 1867-1949 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/