National Anthropological Archives

Robert A. Johnson photographs of Native community on Labrador coast, circa 1930-1931, 1934, 1938

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-124
Creators:
Johnson, Robert A.
Dates:
circa 1930-1931, 1934, 1938
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
5 Prints
silver gelatin
2 Contact prints
3 Negatives
nitrate
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made by Robert A. Johnson during a trip to the Labrador coast for ornithological studies in 1930-1934. They depict a Native community, summer camps, and waterfronts at St. Maryʹs Bay, Wolf Bay, Mutton Bay, and Seven Island Bay on the Labrador coast.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Robert A. Johnson was an ornithologist who studied birds along the Labrador coast from 1930-1934. He also served as "Science Chief" at the Oneonta State Teacher's College in New York, which later became the State University of New York at Oneonta.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by Robert A. Johnson to the American Ornithologists Union. Transferred to the National Anthropological Archives, 1976.

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 76-124, Robert A. Johnson photographs of Native community on Labrador coast, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Indigenous peoples of Labrador can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 37.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The archives at Cornell University holds Johnson's field journals.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 76-124

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Canadian Eskimo


Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Camps Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Eskimos Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arctic peoples Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu