MS 7069 Notes on Eskimos of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Includes clothing, sorcery, disease, mortuary customs, descriptions of specific ceremonies, and notes on visor and whetstone used in hunting bear (item in Moore collection).
Scenes of native life including hunting, sledding, games, animal husbandry and ceremonies
Innuit drawings collected by Captain John O. Spicer
The collection consists of three (3) drawings by an unidentied native artist. Two drawings are inscribed or signed "Doctor." The drawings were collected by Captain John O. Spicer near Cumberland Sound, Nunavut, Canada. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and …
Tip top of the Earth: Arctic Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series
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 …
MS 4616 Guy F. Cameron Photographs
Relate to Eskimos and/or Aleuts, and Tlingit and Athapaskan Indians in Alaska, mainly signed by Guy F. Cameron.
MS 1988-27 Eskimo drawing and prints
8 Drawings (crayon, pencil.)
This collection consists of two color woodblock prints and eight crayon/pencil drawings made by Inuit residents of Cape Dorset in Nunavut territory, Canada, circa 1966. The prints and drawings depict traditional Inuit subjects, including birds, bears, fish and hunting scenes.
Henry Bascom Collins films of Yupik Eskimo Life, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Ford, James Alfred, 1911-1968
Footage taken by Smithsonian anthropologist Henry Collins and his assistant James Ford in the summer of 1930, Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Shots include Eskimos in boats; three men positioning themselves in boulders along seacliffs to catch birds with pole net; dancing and drumming; fishing with both lines and nets; dog …
Dane Penland photographs of Henry Bascom Collins Jr. and William W. Fitzhugh at exhibit on arctic hunting and fishing
3 Prints (silver gelatin)
The collection consists of photographs depicting Henry Bascom Collins and William W. Fitzhugh standing in front of an exhibit about sea hunting and fishing among Indigenous artic peoples, probably in the National Museum of Natural History.
Carol Zane Jolles papers
426 Sound cassettes
The Carol Zane Jolles papers document her research conducted among the Yup'ik and Inupiaq communities of St. Lawrence Island, Wales, and Little Diomede Island from approximately 1982-2004. Jolles interviewed residents (with a focus on village elders) in English, Yup'ik, and Inupiaq about their lives, traditions, and village histories. The collection contains audiovisual recordings, transcripts, correspondence, research project notes and papers, maps, charts, diagrams, drawings, and publications.
Joseph Stanley-Brown lantern slide collection
silver gelatin; 27 mounted panoramas (each made from 3-5 prints)
Lantern slides, probably largely collected by Joseph Stanley-Brown while stationed at Dutch Harbor in charge of the Pribilof Island seal fisheries, from 1890-1898. Images of Alaska include scenery, towns, seal hunting and preparation, fishing, whaling, boats, churches, livestock, Inuit and Aleut people, and the Chilkoot Pass and images relating to the …