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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
bulk 1915 November 10
Size:
2 Pages (and 1 envelope)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2002-01
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typewritten letter sent by Vilhjalmur Stefansson to James Mooney on November 10, 1915 from the winter quarters of the Canadian Arctic Expedition at Armstrong Point, Victoria Island. The letter is a response to Mooney's letter sent July 10, 1914. In Stefansson's letter, Stefansson clarifies Eskimo terms and suggests people in Point Barrow, Alaska th...

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Creators:
Solecki, Ralph S.
Dates:
1949
Size:
263 Negatives
642 Items
4 rolls of 35mm negatives
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made near the upper Kokpowruk and Kokolik rivers, particularly images of camps, party members, and scenic views. They also include a few images of Eskimos and Eskimo shelters, a deadfall animal trap, and a cache.

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Creators:
LaVoy, Merl
Dates:
1920
Size:
27 Photographic prints
26 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.163
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection includes 27 prints and 26 copy negatives taken by Merl LaVoy among the Inupiaq in Alaska during the 1920s.

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Creators:
Van Valin, William B., 1878-
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
10 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 6,950 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot by William Van Valin as leader of the John Wanamaker Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska for the University of Pennsylvania Museum. The film, that later toured in a film-lecture series by Van Valin, is known under the main title TIP TOP OF THE EARTH: Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series. Series includes the titles: SCENES AT NOME, ALAS...

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Creators:
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-
Dates:
circa 1970-1975
Size:
6,000 Contact prints (circa 6000 contact prints (proof sheets))
6,000 Acetate negatives (circa)
8 Color transparencies
1,000 Items (circa 1000 enlarged prints: silver gelatin (some mounted for exhibition))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made as part of Joseph C. Farber's project to document modern NAtive American everyday life. Represented tribes include the Acoma, Apache, Blackfoot, Chehalis, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Cocopa, Dakota, Eskimo, Haida, Kiowa, Kutenai, Lummi, Mohave, Mohawk, Navaho, Northern Athabascan, Onandaga, Pima, Pueblo, Quinalt, Seminole, Taos,...

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Dates:
1936-1945
Size:
6 Film reels (black and white, silent, positive, 16 mm)
1 Film reel (color, composite print, 16 mm)
29 Photographs (black and white prints)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur footage shot by Presbyterian missionaries Nan and Fred Klerekoper in and around Point Barrow, Alaska, between 1936 and 1945. Also includes edited film A Time to Remember (1984) created from footage as well as a few related photographs.

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Creators:
Murdoch, John, 1852-1925
Dates:
1881-1883
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of two journals containing data on natural history and ethnological collections made by the Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883.

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Creators:
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.
Dates:
1933
Size:
1.01 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0045
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three scrapbooks on Wiley Post's U.S. Goodwill Tour made following his 1933 solo round the world flight. Wiley Hardeman Post (1898-1935) was an American aviator famed for his record flights, including his solo round the world flight, and for his work in high-altitude flight.

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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:
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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