Photographs of Etowah Indian Mound State Historic Site, circa 1880s

Collection ID:
circa 1880s
Physical Description:
2 Mounted prints

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs, possibly made by Cyrus Thomas or John P. Rogan, depicting Native American mounds at Etowah, Georgia.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Cyrus Thomas and John P. Rogan led Smithsonian-supported tests of the Indian Mounds at Etowah, Georgia, in 1883.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 87-2E

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 87-2E, Photographs of Etowah Indian Mound State Historic Site, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Reports on Rogan's work in Georgia, 1884-1886, held in National Anthropological Archives MS 2400.

Contained in
Contained in
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
This collection was found in 1972, along with other collections in Photo Lot 87-2, as something which had been set aside as a "problem collection," though this may only reflect that it had not yet been processed.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Etowah Indian Mound State Historic Site (Ga.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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4210 Silver Hill Road
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