Irving C. Root photographs of the Philippines, circa 1900, 1912-1919

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.84-31
Creators:
Root, Irving C.
Dates:
circa 1900, 1912-1919
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 print
cyanotype
850 prints
circa
silver gelatin
200 negatives
circa
nitrate
97 prints
halftone
13 prints
albumen
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made by Irving C. Root documenting people, industry, and culture in the Philippines in the 1910s. They include images of Igorot people, industry, and ceremonies, as well as Philippine landscapes and wildlife, agriculture, markets, architecture, events, and military. There are also a number of prints made circa 1900, mostly of military installations and personnel, and some images of the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair (Panama-Pacific International Exposition), Hawaii, Japan, and China. Most of the prints are mounted on unbound pages from two photo albums. Halftone prints were made by H. H. Stratton of San Francisco, California.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Irving C. Root was an agricultural officer for the US Department of Agriculture.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 84-31
,
USNM ACC 362991

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing. Copy prints are available and many of the negatives correspond to prints from the albums.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 84-31, Irving C. Root photographs of the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Philippine artifacts collected by Root can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 362991.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition can be found in the Archives of American Art in AAA 154.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Robert W. Root, Irving C. Root's son, in 1984 (accession 362991).

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Preliminary finding aid available in repository.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Japan Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
China Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Francisco (Calif.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hawaii Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Markets Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippines Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- Philippines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ifugao (Philippine people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Filipinos Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Igorot (Philippine people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stratton, H.H. (photographer or publisher) 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/