Parker McKenzie photograph collection of McKenzie family, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R86-51
Creators:
McKenzie, Parker, 1897-1999
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
8 copy prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Copies of photographs depicting Parker McKenzie and his family. Included are images of McKenzie's maternal great-grandmother, maternal grandmother, mother, father, siblings, mother with her second husband (Delos Lonewolf), wife, and great-grandsons. There is also an image of McKenzie's great-grandmother's tipi. Copies of descriptions on the original photographs are available.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Parker McKenzie (1897-1999) was a Kiowa linguist who worked with the United States government. He served as a stenographer for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and as a translator for Smithsonian anthropologist John Peabody Harrington during Harrington's trip to study the Kiowa language. McKenzie also published A Grammar of Kiowa in collaboration with Laurel Watkins in 1984 and translated many texts from English. At the time of his death, McKenzie was identified as the oldest living Kiowa Indian.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals retained by Parker McKenzie.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R86-51

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, 1986.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot R86-51, Parker McKenzie photograph collection of McKenzie family, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Kiowa Disyllables, compiled and arranged by McKenzie, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7535.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds John Peabody Harrington's papers.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The original prints were loaned for copying in 1986 by Parker McKenzie through Elaine Mills, project editor for the John P. Harrington microfilming project.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Inventory available in repository.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kiowa Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tipis Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture 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/