Richard H. and Nana Pratt photographs, circa 1896

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81I
Creators:
Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924
Dates:
circa 1896
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
30 contact prints
30 negatives
nitrate
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs probably made by Richard Henry Pratt and his daughter Nana Pratt on a trip around the United States, circa 1896. They include images of Southwest and Northwest Coast Indians, waterways, dwellings and pueblos, a church, a totem pole, and a town in the Northwest.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Richard Henry Pratt (1840-1924) was a United States Army officer and organizer of the Indian Division of the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in Virginia. Pratt's theories about education of American Indians and their assimilation into American society led to the founding of the Carlisle School in 1879, where he served as superintendent until 1904.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 81I

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Contact prints made by Smithsonian Institution from original negatives, 1966.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 81I, Richard H. and Nana Pratt photographs, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Richard Pratt donated drawings by the Kiowa artist Wohaw to the Smithsonian Institution. The drawings are now held in National Anthropological Archives MS 30740, MS 30747, and MS 30750, and in the Graphic Arts collection of the National Museum of American History.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Archives also holds photographs of Richard Pratt (BAE historical negatives) and correspondence from Pratt (MS 4558, Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers).
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photographs relating to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 73-8 and Photo Lot 81-12.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Richard Pratt's granddaughter, Mrs. S. Clark Seelye, in 1966.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Totem poles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pratt, Nana Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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