National Museum of the American Indian

Heye Family daguerreotypes

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.407
Dates:
circa 1850-1865
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Daguerreotypes (photographs)
Repository:
This collection contains three daguerreotypes depicting relatives of George Gustav Heye (1874-1957), founder of the Museum of the American Indian.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains three daguerreotypes depicting relatives of George Gustav Heye (1874-1957), founder of the Museum of the American Indian. The images include Herman Gustav Heye (paternal grandfather to George Gustav Heye); Christian Heye (paternal uncle of George Gustav Heye); and Cattie Brottman Heye (paternal grandmother of George Gustav Heye). The daguerreotypes displayed in a gold frame.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Photographs arranged in a box.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George Gustav Heye was born on September 16, 1874 in New York City. His father, Carl Friederich Gustav Heye, was born in Quakenbr├╝ck, Germany on November 3, 1834, and came to the United States as a young man. George Heye's paternal grandparents were Herman Gustav Heye of Crefeld, Germany, and Cattie Brottman Heye. Christian Heye was the elder brother of Carl Friederich Gustav Heye and son of Herman and Cattie.

Administration
Author
Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of K. King Burnett, 1989.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Emily Moazami, Supervisory Archivist, Dec. 2022.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, 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. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heye, Herman Gustav Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heye , Christian Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heye, Cattie Brottman Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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