National Museum of the American Indian

Bernard J. Edley prints and negatives, 1948-1949

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.026
Creators:
Edley, Bernard J., 1925-1994
Dates:
1948-1949
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
78 Acetate negatives
black and white
5 x 7 inches.
35 Photographic prints
gelatin silver
2 x 3 inches.
Repository:
This collection contains 78 black-and-white negatives and 35 gelatin silver prints taken by Bernard J. Edley in 1948-1949. The images depict scenes of everyday life among the Santa Cruz Indians of Quintana Roo State and the Tzotzil Indians of Chamula, Chiapas State. Also present are views of archaeological sites at Monte Alban and Mitla in Oaxaca State.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by image number.
Prints: organized in folders; arranged by image number.

Administration
Processing Information note
NMAIA Review

Using the Collection
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
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian.
Preferred Citation note
Bernard J. Edley prints and negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (image, negative or catalog number).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Monte Albán Site (Mexico) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mitla Site (Mexico) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayas Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Quintana Roo (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gelatin silver prints Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tzotzil Maya Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland, Maryland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu