Samuels & Mays photographs of Ute Indians in Colorado, circa 1880s-1910s

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-93
Creators:
Samuels & Mays
Dates:
circa 1880s-1910s
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
6 mounted prints
albumen
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Studio portraits and other photographs made by Samuels & Mays of Ute Indians. There are three portraits of Ute Indians, including White Crow and Chief Antelope, identified as the man who killed Nathan Meeker, and a photograph of an American Indian man, probably Ute, identified as having been captured by state game warden Harris at Sulphur Creek. The collection also includes two photographs depicting American Indians in encampments, possibly made by a photographer other than Samuels & Mays.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The photography studio of Samuels & Mays operated in Meeker, Colorado.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 76-93

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 76-93, Samuels & Mays photographs of Ute Indians in Colorado, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photographs relating to Nathan Meeker's death can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4605.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by William E. Falk, 1976.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Great Basin Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ute Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meeker (Colo.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chief Antelope Ute Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White Crow Ute 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/