Cyrus Dallin scrapbook
Twenty-six page scrapbook contains photographs of plaster models and finished sculptures by Dallin, many identified by title and date, and a few clippings.
Edwin Willard Deming papers
Typescript (photocopy), "The Life of Edwin Willard Deming," possibly by his daughter Alden Deming, undated; a priced list of Deming's works of art; copyprints made from glass slides, including 23 of works of art, and 22 of American Indians and related scenes; a catalog from the Brooklyn Museum exhibition on Deming, "Paintings …
MS 4252 Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
The collection consists of a bound volume of preprinted US Army forms for recording results of target practice, subsequently filled with drawings of courting, hunting, warfare, Saynday stories, and scenes from the Kiowa Sun Dance by Silver Horn and other Kiowa artists. The artists were probably all Army scouts. The …
Louie H. Ewing papers
The papers chiefly concern the career of Louie H. Ewing, and are composed of biographical and professional material, with many examples of commissioned works of art. Also includes material relating to the Santa Fe artistic community.
W. Langdon Kihn papers
The papers of painter and illustrator W. Langdon Kihn measure approximately 8.5 linear feet and date from 1904-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1904-1957. Papers document Kihn's career and travels associated with his interests in documenting the native American tribal nations of the United States and Canada in portraiture and writings. Found here are biographical materials, voluminous correspondence, memoirs and writings, one travel diary, printed material, financial records, three sketchbooks, sketches, and photographs.
Silver Horn pictorial calendar
Silver Horn, 1860-1940
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
51 Drawings (103 leaves, graphite, colored pencil, crayon, watercolor, and ink, 16 x 25 cm.)
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National Anthropological Archives
Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian
184 Printing plates (copper printing plates)
The Edward S. Curtis photogravure plates and proofs for The North American Indian include photogravure printing plates and associated proofs made from Curtis photographs and used in the publication of The North American Indian volumes 1-9 and 12-19. The bulk of the images are portraits, though there are also images of everyday items, ceremonial artifacts, and camps.
MS 2001-10 Anonymous Lakota winter count on muslin
Pictorial calendar drawn on muslin in spiral form beginning at the center, covering the years 1752-3 to 1886-87. There is no documentation regarding who created the winter count. It is believed to have been collected on the Rosebud Reservation by John Anderson.
MS 1999-44 Pine Ridge Agency Day School student drawings
The collection consists of thirteen (13) drawings made by students at the Pine Ridge Agency Day School around 1904. All but four of the drawings are accompanied by short handwritten essays regarding the scene, most signed by the artist. The drawings were probably produced as class exercises in composition and penmanship. Included …
Tracing of anonymous Cheyenne drawing
Single leaf of thin, tracing paper laminated to a supporting board. The drawing shows a mounted warrior facing fire from a group of enemies represented only partially by their firearms. A pictorial name glyph is labeled "Gellow [sic] Nose," probably intended as Yellow Nose. Inscription on top left reads "McKenzie's …