Photograph of George Laird, circa 1923

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-9
Creators:
Laird, Carobeth, 1895-1983
Dates:
circa 1923
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1 Print
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photograph depicting Carobeth Laird's Chemehuevi informant and second husband, George Laird, possibly made by Carobeth Laird.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Carobeth Laird (1895-1983) was the wife of ethnologist and linguist John Peabody Harrington when she met George Laird on the Colorado River Reservation in 1919. George Laird served as the source and inspiration for two of Carobeth Laird's books: The Chemehuevis, published in 1976; and Mirror and Pattern: George Laird's World of Chemehuevi Mythology, published in1984. She married Laird after her divorce from Harrington in 1921. George Laird died in 1940.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 77-9

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 77-9, Photograph of George Laird, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Special Collections and Archives at the University of California at Riverside holds Carobeth Laird's papers.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Carobeth Laird through Jane Walsh, 1976.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chemehuevi Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Laird, Carobeth, 1895-1983 (possible photographer) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laird, George, 1871-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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