- Collection ID:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
- Physical Description:
30 acetate negatives
black and white
5 x 7 inches.
This collection contains 30 black-and-white acetate negatives dating from 1942-1946. Taken by archaeologist Edward Brooks, the majority of the images portray the Guida Farm Site excavation in Westfield, Massachusetts, along with related archaeological objects. The remaining images are from Charlemont, Massachusetts and Vergennes, Vermont.
Organized in individual sleeves; arranged by image number.
Edward Brooks was the principal archaeologist for the work performed at the Guida Farm Site in Westfield, Massachusetts, from 1942-1946. For several seasons he was the director of the first officially-sponsored dig by the Massachusetts Archaeological Society on Nantucket Island. Brooks was also associated with the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation and performed research work for the Vermont Historical Society.
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Conditions Governing Access note
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Some images are restricted due to copyright. Please contact the archivist for further information.
Preferred Citation note
Edward Brooks negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
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