Nellie Mae Whitted photographs of Acomita and Native peoples of the American Southwest, circa 1938-1941

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-75
Creators:
Whitted, Nellie Mae
Dates:
circa 1938-1941
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
22 Items
22 prints, postcards and greeting cards
color halftone
36 Prints
silver gelatin (some on postcard stock)
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made by Nellie Mae Whitted in Paguote (1939) and Acomita, New Mexico. They include images of Acomita day school and its students and teachers, as well as houses and Eagle dancers. The collection also includes postcards and commercial prints relating to Navajo, Santo Domingo Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo, Ildefonso Pueblo, Taos Pueblo, and Laguna Pueblo. There are also Christmas cards with reproductions of paintings by Joni Falk and other artists and some correspondence to Whitted.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Nellie Mae Whitted taught at the Acomita Day School set up by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico, circa 1938-1941.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by Nellie Mae Whitted through Candace Greene, circa 1992.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 98-75

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 98-75, Nellie Mae Whitted photographs of Acomita and Native peoples of the American Southwest, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Pottery, dolls, baskets, and other artifacts given to Whitted by students in Acomita held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 390889.

More Information
Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
San Ildefonso


Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Schools Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma (N.M.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Ildefonso Pueblo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taos Pueblo (N.M.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblo of Laguna (N.M.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acoma Pueblo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diné (Navajo) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laguna Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indian dance -- North America Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taos Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tewa Pueblos Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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