C. S. Fly photograph of Geronimo, 1886

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-15
Creators:
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901
Dates:
1886
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 copy print
1 copy negative
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Copy of photograph depicting Geronimo holding rifle, made during negotiations for Geronimo's surrender to federal authorities, March 25-27, 1886.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Camillus Sidney Fly (1849-1901) was a photographer and owner of Fly's Photography Gallery in Tombstone, Arizona. In March 1886, he accompanied General George Crook to photograph negotiations with Geronimo in Canyon de Los Embudos.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 81-15

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1980.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 81-15, C. S. Fly photograph of Geronimo, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Apache

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Original C. S. Fly prints depicting Geronimo at these negotations, including an original of this copied image, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 87-2P and Photo Lot 24.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Museum of the American Indian Archives holds Camillus S. Fly photographs and negatives from 1886.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Copy negative donated by Mildred Tucker, 1980. The negative had been made by her husband, a photographer who also took copy jobs.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chiricahua Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geronimo, 1829-1909 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/