National Anthropological Archives

Sally V. Cooke photograph collection relating to Southwest Native Americans and scenery, circa 1875-1900

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-19
Creators:
Cooke, Sally V.
Dates:
circa 1875-1900
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
24 Copy prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting pueblos, dances, cliff dwellings, pottery, weaving, rock art, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and other scenes in and around the pueblos in New Mexico and Arizona. Locations depicted include Moqui Pueblo, Acoma Pueblo, Zuni Pueblo, Fort Apache, and the Wood Yard in Arizona's Petrified Forest. The collection also includes one image of inscriptions on Pawnee Rock in Kansas, 1878. Most photographs in the collection were made by George Ben Wittick, with some by G. Steinberg of Juarez, Mexico.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
G. Ben Wittick (1845-1903) was official photographer for the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and operated studios in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Gallup, and Fort Wingate. The first to photograph the Hopi Snake Dance, his photographs mostly documented Southwest scenery and Navajo, Hopi and Zuni Pueblos.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals retained by Sally V. Cooke.
Custodial History note
Loaned by Sally V. Cooke for copying, 1989.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 89-19, Sally V. Cooke photograph collection relating to Southwest Native Americans and scenery, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Wittick photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4638, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 37, Photo Lot 59, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, Herbert William Krieger's papers, and the BAE historical negatives.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 89-19

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1989.

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Navaho


Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Mexico -- Antiquities Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dances Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblos Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cliff-dwellings Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diné (Navajo) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma Pueblo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A:shiwi (Zuni) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petrified Forest National Park (Ariz.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort Apache (Ariz.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Pueblo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zuni (N.M.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma (N.M.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adamson, Glenn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steinberg, G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
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