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Creators:
Oldman, W. O. (William Ockleford), 1879-1949
Dates:
1902-1916
Size:
1,789 digital images (7 digitized ledgers)
Collection ID:
NMAI.RM.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials are comprised of digital surrogates of the business records of Oldman held by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. William Ockleford Oldman (1879 – 1949) was a British collector and dealer of ethnographic art and European arms and armour. His business W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London was active between the late 1890s and 1913. These records include detailed information about his purchases and sales of objects including names of original sources for objects he acquired and sold. Oldman dealt extensively with the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, the predecessor institution to the National Museum of the American Indian between 1909 and 1937. This provenance information is critically important to documentation of NMAI's collections and related research.

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Creators:
Cutipa Lima, Juan de Dios
California Academy of Sciences. Anthropology Department
Zorn, Elayne
Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)
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Dates:
1971-2010
Size:
1,474 Photographic Prints
11526 negatives (photographic)
10 videocassettes
11 Linear Feet
57 sound recordings (57 cassette tapes.)
11412 slides (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.022
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Elayne Zorn Collection measures 11 linear feet and contains thousands of photographic objects including negatives, slides and prints. The collection material spans the years of Zorn's professional and student activity in the fields of anthropology and Latin American studies from around 1975 until 2010. The material in this collection reflects Zorn's long association with the community in Taquile, Peru which led up to the publication of her book, Weaving a Future, in 2004. Zorn also spent a significant amount of time conducting field research in Andean communities in Bolivia examining the relationships between tourism and textiles. Zorn's additional professional activities included serving as a textile collector and expert advisor for museum collections and exhibitions as well as performing academic duties at the University of Central Florida.

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Creators:
Meyer, Andrew
Dates:
1929
Size:
49 Photographic Prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.259
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 49 black and white photographic prints of images of village life as well as pre-Columbian stone carvings and statues photographed by Andrew Meyer in Colombia in 1929.

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Creators:
National Congress of American Indians
Dates:
1933-1990
bulk 1944-1989
Size:
251 Linear Feet (597 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The National Congress of American Indian (NCAI), founded in 1944, is the oldest nation-wide American Indian advocacy organization in the United States. The NCAI records document the organization's work, particularly that of its office in Washington, DC, and the wide variety of issues faced by American Indians in the twentieth century. The collection is located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Creators:
Karsh , Yousuf, 1908-2002
Dates:
1981-1993
Size:
0.25 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.310
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 3 photographs depicting Diné (Navajo) artist R.C. Gorman and one poster depicting his artwork.

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Creators:
Dixon, Joseph K. (Joseph Kossuth)
Rodman Wanamaker Expedition
Wanamaker, Rodman, 1863-1928
Dates:
circa 1913
Size:
0.25 Linear Feet
3 gelatin silver prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.309
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 3 gelatin silver prints shot by Joseph K. Dixon as part of the Wanamaker Expedition circa 1913.

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Creators:
Jenkins, Dale
Dates:
1890-1939
Size:
145 postcards
11 Photographic Prints
0.5 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.069
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of 145 postcards and 11 photographs depicting indigenous peoples of the Americas, with dates ranging 1890 – 1930s. The bulk of the collection consists of postcards of Native communities throughout the United States, and includes portrait images, dwellings, basket-making, weaving, and crafts.

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Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994
Dockstader, Frederick J.
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912
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Dates:
1890-1998
Size:
400 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.

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Creators:
Waugh, Donald.
Waugh, Leuman Maurice, 1877-1972.
Dates:
1909-1963
Size:
2.1 Linear Feet ((5 boxes; 1 map case drawer))
1,749 Photographic Prints
1,035 lantern slides
1579 negatives (photographic)
80 film reels (16mm)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.003
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Leuman Maurice Waugh collection contains papers, photographs, and film holdings that were created by Waugh during his dental research expeditions to indigenous communities in Newfoundland and Labrador in eastern Canada and in Arctic Alaska.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Dates:
1886-1913
Size:
13 photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.999
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The General Photograph collections contains photographs depicting people, events, and activities related to the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.

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