Colonel Gus Artsman photograph collection from Fort Sumner, circa 1865

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-5
Creators:
Artsman, Gus, Colonel
Dates:
circa 1865
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
4 copy negatives
35 mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Three portraits of American Indians of the Southwest, probably Navajo or Mescalero, and one image of two Dakota Indians. The portraits were likely taken at Fort Sumner and may have been made by Artsman. The image of Dakota Indians is likely a commercial photograph.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Colonel Gus Artsman was an army officer who served at Ft. Sumner, New Mexico, around 1864-1866.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 78-5

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 78-5, Colonel Gus Artsman photograph collection from Fort Sumner, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Sioux
Apache

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Paul Brandes, Artsman's grandson, 1977.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakota Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort Sumner (N.M. : Fort) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mescalero Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Indians Culture 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/