Charles B. Lang negatives and prints,
1894-1910

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.048
Creators:
Lang, Charles B.
Dates:
1894-1910
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
16 acetate negatives
Duplicates
5 x 7 inches.
16 negatives (photographic)
black and white
4.5 x 6.5 inches.
1 Photographic Print
gelatin silver.
Repository:
This collection contains 16 glass plate negatives and 1 gelatin silver print taken by Charles B. Lang between 1894-1910. Also present are 16 duplicate acetate negatives. The images depict views of Canyon de Chelly and Monument Valley in Arizona, scenes of everyday life in Cochiti Pueblo, and a Navajo silversmith in Bluff, Utah.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Glass plate negatives: organized in boxes; arranged by image number.
Duplicate negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by image number.
Print: organized in folder.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Charles B. Lang (1871-1935?) was a photographer who worked in the American Southwest. Originally from Pittsburgh, Lang worked with rancher and amateur archaeologist Richard Wetherill and later with Frederick Starr in Mexico. After 1910, he was employed as a technician in a film lab in Los Angeles. Lang is the father of renowned cinematographer Charles B. Lang Jr.

Administration
Processing Information note
NMAIA Review
Author

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
Charles B. Lang negatives and prints, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cochiti Pueblo Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bluff (Utah) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo silverwork Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gelatin silver prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cochiti (N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silversmiths Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Monument Valley (Ariz. and Utah) 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/