United States Army Medical Museum photographs of skulls
Photographs of skulls in the United States Army Medical Museum collection, which appear to have been collected for physical anthropological purposes. Included are archeological remains and remains of Native American tribes and some other ethnic groups. Other than tribe or location, data for the specimens include Army Medical Museum specimen …
Marjorie Meriweather Post photograph collection
1 Print (mounted in frame)
1 newspaper clipping in frame made from squirrel
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs collected by Marjorie Meriweather Post relating to NAtive Americans. They include images of Post's home at Camp Topridge, Geronimo, Buffalo Bill Cody, Native chiefs and US officials at Pine Ridge in 1891, and Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle. Additionally, there are lithographs of Caa-tou-see and Shin-Ga-Ba-Wossinis, and a B …
Victor Mindeleff photograph albums relating to Pueblo architecture
Three photograph albums made by Victor Mindeleff documenting pueblo architecture, villages, and people. Some photographs, including those published in the Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, were made by Hillers, according to notations on file prints in Bureau of American Ethnology.
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Harris M. McLaughlin photographs of the Americas and Asia
370 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including photographic postcards))
1 Print (collotype)
5 Negative rolls (nitrate, 35 mm)
2 Positive rolls (nitrate, 35 mm)
8 Prints (photogravure)
12 Postcards (color halftone, halftone, and color collotype)
2 Color prints
1 Panoramic print (color halftone)
Photographs made and collected by Harris M. McLaughlin during his travels in the American southwest and other parts of North and South America, as well as Asia and Europe. Photographs made in Texas include images of the 1928 American Legion National Convention, the dirigible "Los Angeles" floating over San Antonio, the …
Copies of portraits of Smithsonian anthropologists
9 Copy prints
The collection consists of copy prints depicting Smithsonian anthropologists, including group portraits of the staff of the United States National Museum Department of Anthropology and mounted individual portraits of department heads in 1904, 1931, 1952, 1959, and 1962. The photographs were possibly made as part of a 1969 event, "The Anthropology of Anthropology, or Everything You …
MS 7353 Audio recording of opening of National Museum of Natural History exhibit "Royal gifts from the Kingdom of Thailand"
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001
Taylor, Paul Michael, 1953-
Includes speeches by S. Dillon Ripley, Richard Fiske, Paul Taylor and a blessing by the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand.
MS 7460 The Indians of Dulac: a descriptive study of a racial hybrid community in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Concerns historical background, Indian heritage, geography, population, education, religion, family, and recreation. Also concerns racial attitudes of Dulac and Dulac Indian youth.
MS 887 Mapuche ethnographic notes and vocabulary
Sherman, Charles E.
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908
Notes and vocabulary contained in letter dated February 28, 1899, signed by P. J. Walker. Also includes two articles copied from the South American Missionary Magazine, for July 1, 1896, entitled "A Patagonian Imposter-An Indian Prophet," and "An Indian Hunting Thanksgiving of the Araucanians." Four letters from Charles Sherman (1898-1899) to Professor Otis Mason, containing …
William M. Mann photographs of Fiji and the Solomon Islands
220 Prints (circa 220 (duplicates not counted) prints, silver gelatin)
Photographs made by William M. Mann during a zoological expedition to Fiji and the British Solomon Islands. They document Indigenous people, villages, and the natural environment, as well as activities such as tapa making, building construction, and ceremonies.
Photographs relating to peoples of the South Pacific
6 Copy negatives (acetate)
Photographs relating to South Pacific peoples, possibly collected for an exhibit by Saul Riesenberg at the National Museum of Natural History. A large portion of the collection consists of photographic copies of published woodcuts, etchings, and lithographs. Additional photographs in the collection were made by William Louis Abbott (accession 41342), Merl …