National Anthropological Archives

Smithsonian Institution Department of Botany photograph collection relating to South America, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.95
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Botany
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
75 Lantern slides
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs probably made on an expedition or other field research in South America documenting the region's agriculture, people, and scenery. The collection includes images of botanical specimens, South American peoples, llamas, Native and Western-style buildings, and canoes and waterways. The images contain signage in both Spanish and Portuguese, suggesting that the photographs were made in multiple countries. According to a note kept with the collection, Albert Charles Smith may have been the photographer for all or part of this collection.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
The slides were received from the Smithsonian Department of Botany through Robert M. Laughlin.

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 95, Smithsonian Institution Department of Botany photograph collection relating to South America, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds records of the Department of Botany.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 95


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of South America Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canoes and canoeing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Agriculture Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Albert C. (Albert Charles), 1906-1999 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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