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Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Gow-Smith, Francis
Dates:
1926
Size:
41 negatives (photographic)
17 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.045
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Negatives shot by Francis Gow-Smith over the course of eight months of fieldwork in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil in 1926. Gow-Smith was collecting ethnographic material on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Indigenous communities photographed include the Parecís (Paressi), Nambikuára (Nambicuara) and Borôro (Bororo) peoples.

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Creators:
Allen, Paul H.
Dates:
1946-1947
Size:
10 photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4626
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Indians of the Rio Uaupes (Vaupes) and its tributaries in Southeast Colombia and adjacent Brazil, taken by Paul H. Allen, ca. 1946, while employed by a rubber company. Includes 2 duplicate photos.

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Creators:
Watson, Virginia
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
Dates:
1904-1998
bulk 1933-1987
Size:
52.5 Linear feet (123 boxes)
47 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2003-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains the professional papers of cultural anthropologist James B. Watson, and documents his fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, and Del Norte, Co., as well as his teaching career at the University of Washington. Included are field notes, lecture notes, correspondence, maps, photographs, books, articles, journals, grant proposals, surveys, data punch cards, conference materials, and sound recordings.

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Creators:
Rosenberg, Pawel
Dates:
June 21, 1946
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1797
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: (a) A typed manuscript entitled Salmokuera (at top of each page) in the Guarani language of Paraguay, 27 pages. The corrections in red pencil on the manuscript were made by Mr Rosenberg. (b) Portfolio containing the Book of Psalms in the Guarani language. Also printed booklet, 88 pages.

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Creators:
Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985
Dates:
circa 1942-1948
Size:
700 copy prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4632
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs assembled circa 1942-1948, probably as part of the Strategic Index of Latin America, and relating to people and scenery in Latin America. They depict transportation, irrigation, agriculture and industry (including rubber production), cities and villages, and archeological finds. The prints are arranged geographically into the followin...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Institute of Social Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1945-1950
Size:
8 color prints
39 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Posters (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4623
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made as part of the work of the Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA), some of which have been mounted on posters for a Smithsonian Institution Regents Exhibit. The photographs document people, the built and natural environments, agricultural work, and events (including dances and a Catholic procession) in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and...

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Creators:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3300
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Number 3300: Original (?) drawings "To accompany Cushing's Zuni Lecture." Used as illustrations in 4th AR, Bureau of American Ethnology. Number 1. Tipi, water jar beside entrance (not used in AR ?) See Figure 490 ? 2. Plan of pueblo structure of lava. Figure 492. 3. Plan of pueblo structure of lava. Figure 493. 4. A typical cliff dwelling. Figure 4...

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Creators:
Kroehle, J. Charles, 1876-1902
Dates:
circa 1880s
Size:
21 mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.129
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Peruvian Indians, including Campa, Cashivo, Cunivo, and Piro; some images depict their dwellings and weaponry. All or most of the photographs were made by Charles Kroehle and partner George Huebner, and probably collected by William E. Safford during his 1891-1892 expedition to Peru and Bolivia in connection with the World's...

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Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stirling, Marion
Dates:
1876-2004, undated
bulk 1921-1975
Size:
37.94 Linear feet (84 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, 1876-2004 (bulk 1921-1975), document the professional and personal lives of Matthew Stirling, Smithsonian archaeologist and Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology (1928-1957), and his wife and constant collaborator, Marion Stirling Pugh. The bulk of the material is professional in nature and includes material from Matthew's early career in the 1920s, the careers of Matthew and Marion together from when they married in 1933 to Matthew's death in 1975, and Marion's life and work from 1975 until her death in 2001. The majority of the documentation relates to the investigation of the Olmec culture in Mexico by the Stirlings, including the discoveries of eight colossal Olmec heads. In addition, the collection documents their work in Panama, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, looking for connections between Mesoamerica and South America. Materials include field notes, journals, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, ephemera, articles, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-227
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three websites maintained by the Department of Anthropology as they existed in July 2011. The Department of Anthropology website, crawled July 11, 2011, includes information about collections, staff, departmental publications, and professional development programs and hosts the official websites of several departmen...

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