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Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
[ca. 1893]
Size:
19 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgemd
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, notes; drawings of ships, submarines, and parts of sailing vessels; a rough draft of an essay on the Steamship Slipper, and an incomplete essay addressed to the Consular Agency of the U. States of America...Belgium.

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Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
1840-1860
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Catlin to Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1840-1860, and 2 letters from Phillipps to Catlin; writings by Catlin; material on Catlin's Indian Gallery, including clippings, catalogs, handbills, invitations, Indian drawings, and printed material; a watercolor sketchbook; a list of paintings; Indian portrait sketches; and miscellany.

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Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
undated
1821-1904
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection comprises 2.3 feet of papers concerning George Catlin's creation and promotion of his famed "Indian Gallery" of paintings, drawings, and artifacts of North American Indians. Dating from 1821 through 1904, with one item dated 1946, the papers include letters, notebooks and journals, receipt books and loose receipts, printed materials, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Catlin's efforts to promote the sale of his gallery to the United States government through tours, including London and Paris, and petitions to various governments to purchase the Gallery. Among the rare printed catalogs and petitions in the collection are exhibition catalogs for the U.S., London, and Paris tours, the earliest dating from 1837. Letters and other documents include letters dating from the 1830s from Henry Clay, Thomas Sully, and William Henry Seward commending Catlin's work, as well as Catlin family correspondence and papers dating from 1821 through the 1870s.

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Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Cassidy, Gerald
Moore
Dates:
undated
Size:
8 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4643
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Transparencies of four paintings of informants of John P. Harrington, by different artists. Includes 1 duplicate set of slides.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
80 Copy prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R87-2Q
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs used to illustrate John Reed Swanton's "The Indians of the Southeastern United States" depicting American Indians of the Southeast and their dwellings, food preparation, and ceremonies.

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Creators:
Gill, Mary W.
Dates:
circa 1901
Size:
1 Drawing (watercolor, image 8 x 5.5 inches on 10.5 x 8 inch board.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4950
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of one watercolor drawing (approximately 8 x 5.5 inches) by Mary Wright Gill, circa 1901, which depicts a Hopi altar. A caption reading "Owakülti Sitchomovi" has been added to the drawing in J. Walter Fewkes' handwriting. The drawing was done from a photograph held in the National Anthropological Archives' collection fr...

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Creators:
Hunt, Wolf Robe, 1905-1977
Dates:
September-October, 1928
Size:
37 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4290
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Cassedy, Edwin G., 1885-1950
Dates:
circa 1938-1959
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cassedwi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Edwin Cassedy works of art measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1938-1959. included are prints, drawings, preliminary sketches, and etching plates. Although the dates of the works overlap with Cassedy's career as an illustrator at the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of Ethnology, they were not produced for the Bureau. Also found is a le...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology
Dates:
ca. 1860s-1960s
Size:
14,500 Items
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.97
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of photographs collected by the United States National Museum (USNM) Division of Ethnology and later by the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology (SOA). Coverage is worldwide outside North America. Most of the items are photographic prints, some in albums. There are also negatives, photomechanical prints, artwork, and newsclippings. For the m...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1840s-1960s
Size:
18,000 Items (ca. 18,000 items)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collections consists mostly of original and copy prints. There are also some negatives, artwork, photographs of artwork, and printed materials. Included is a large miscellany of ethnological, historical, and some archaeological subjects collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology from a wide variety of sources. To these have been added some p...

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