Frederick P. Orchard excavation photographs from Port Washington and Pricer Mound

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.046
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Orchard, Frederick Preston
Dates:
1926-1927
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7 negatives (photographic)
5 Photographic prints
Repository:
Negatives and photographic prints made by Frederick P. Orchard in Port Washington on Long Island, New York in 1927 and at Pricer Mound near Chillicothe, Ohio in 1926.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collections contains 7 negatives and 5 photographic prints made by Frederick P. Orchard in Port Washington on Long Island, New York in 1927 (negatives) and at Pricer Mound near Chillicothe, Ohio in 1926 (photographic prints). The photographs include images of burial and mound sites as well as objects found at Port Washington. Most of these photographs are restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Scope and Contents
N13457-N13462, N13481, P08369-P08373.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arranged by catalog number.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Frederick Preston Orchard (1891-1977) was an assistant curator of archaeology at the Peabody Museum. He was the son of William C. Orchard, who worked for George Heye and the Museum of the American Indian from 1908 to 1939. Frederick Orchard worked for the the MAI, Heye Foundation in 1926 and 1927 conducting excavations at Port Washington on Long Island, New York and Pricer Mound near Chillicothe, Ohio. He also published "A Matinecoc Site on Long Island" in "Indian Notes" Vol. V, No. 2, April 1928,

Administration
Processing Information
Collection record written by Rachel Menyuk, processing archivist, in 2019.
Author
Rachel Menyuk
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Field collections for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation by Frederick P. Orchard, 1926 and 1927.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu). Many of these photographs are restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick P. Orchard excavation photographs from Port Washington and Pricer Mound, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Materials
Archaeological materials collected during these excavations can be found in NMAI's archaeology collections.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Excavations (Archaeology) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York (State) -- Port Washington Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio -- mounds Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu
http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/archive/