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Creators:
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943
Dates:
1875-1966
bulk 1903-1943
Size:
206.71 Linear feet (294 boxes, 138 folders, 9 rolled items, and 4 folios)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Aleš Hrdlička, curator in the Division of Physical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, offer considerable insight into the development of physical anthropology in the first half of this century. The papers include honors bestowed on Hrdlička, autobiographical notes, correspondence with many of the leading anthropologists of the day, anthropometric and osteometric measurements and observations (forming most of the collection), extensive photographs of Hrdlička's field work, manuscripts, research materials, and "My Journeys" (essentially a diary Hrdlička kept of his field work). In addition, there is material of a personal nature. The papers date from 1875 to 1966, but the bulk of the materials date from 1903 to 1943, the time of Hrdlička's career at the USNM.

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Creators:
MacCurdy, George Grant, 1863-1947
Dates:
undated
Size:
100 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Peruvian human skeletal remains, mostly skulls, possibly from the Bingham Expedition.

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Creators:
Twiss, Wilfred Charles
Dates:
circa 1910-1920
Size:
5 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-58
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting cliff dwellings, a natural bridge and rock formations, and part of the Smithsonian's expedition party with horses.

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Creators:
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857
Dates:
1911
Size:
24 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-52
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Herbert Ward's studio, collection of African artifacts, and bronze sculptures of African subjects. The photographs are in an album titled "L'atelier de Herbert Ward, Paris," with the inscription "To Thomas Nelson Paye with Herbert's love. Paris, 1911."

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Creators:
Begouen, Henri, comte, 1863-1956
Dates:
circa 1912-1930
Size:
31 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-78
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Henri Begouen's excavations of caves, mostly on his property in France. There are images of Paleolithic paintings, carvings, and sculpture in caves in France, including Cave du Tuc d'Audobert, Cave de Montespan, Cave de Niaux, and Cave des Trois Freres. One image depicts an excavation party, including Henri Breuil, Comte B...

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Creators:
Wright, Hamilton M., Jr.
Dates:
circa 1923-1925, 1950-1970
Size:
4,700 color slides (circa)
250 lantern slides (circa)
500 color transparencies (circa)
7 color prints (theatrical motion picture one-sheets)
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Hamilton Wright Jr. in Egypt, South Africa, India, Lebanon, Taiwan, the Philippines, Korea, Hong Kong, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Haiti, the Virgin Islands, Canada, Alaska, Colorado, and New Hampshire. They include images of modern and ancient structures and monuments, artifacts, industries, citi...

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Creators:
Hitchcock, Romyn, 1851-1923
Dates:
circa 1885-1895
Size:
200 Prints (circa 200 prints: albumen, cyanotype, silver gelatin, halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Ainu people and villages and Japanese boats, paintings, artifacts, structures, burial mound, tombs, and scenery. They also include some images of people and a village in Korea. Many of the mounted prints have been annotated for publication, some for the 1890 Annual Report of the National Museum.

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Creators:
Walker, George F. A.
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
September 17, 1937
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7005
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Regards the origin of the name "Wisconsin," with clipping from Washington Tribune reporting opinions of Swanton and Truman Michelson on derivations of certain state names and note on the names "Kentucky," "Alabama."

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Creators:
Kerr, George H.
Dates:
July 16, 1963
Size:
64 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4956
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes a "supplement" which lists sites in the islands that are of historical and archeological interest.

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Creators:
Taylor, Colin ?
Dates:
1950's
Size:
19 Items (photos )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4861
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Relate to museum specimens, mainly 19th century, including: 7 Dakota headdresses, 1 Eastern Woodlands headdress, 1 Arapaho headdress, 3 Blackfoot headdresses and 1 shirt, 5 Plains headdresses, 1 Pomo (?) headdress, and 1 Delaware headdress, photographed presumably by Taylor from collections at Cambridge Museum of Ethnology and Archaeology, Oxford P...

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