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
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.

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

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
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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.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of South America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canoes and canoeing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South America Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Agriculture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Albert C. (Albert Charles), 1906-1999 (possible photographer) 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/