Robert W. Kelley photograph of Adolph H. Schultz examining Gargantua, 1949

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-36
Creators:
Kelley, Robert W.
Dates:
1949
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 Print
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Image of Schultz doing cranial measurements of Gargantua at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Schultz signed the negative (in the emulsion).

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Robert W. Kelley was a photographer for Life magazine from 1947 to 1966. When the circus gorilla Gargantua died, its body was shipped to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore for examination and autopsy by physical anthropologist Adolph Schultz.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 86-36

Bibliography
Bibliography
Photograph published in "Life and Death of Gargantua the Great," Life 27, no. 23, December 5, 1949, p. 45.

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 86-36, Photograph of Adolph H. Schultz examining Gargantua, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence and writings by Schultz can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4821 and the papers of Ales Hrdlicka, Muazaffer Suleyman Senyurek, and John Lawrence Angel.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Henry B. Collins.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gargantua (Gorilla) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Physical anthropology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
anthropometry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Primatology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schultz, Adolph H. (Adolph Hans), 1891- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
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