American Indian Portraits exhibition records
Typewritten list of portraits exhibited, loan forms, and display labels for the exhibit, "American Indian Portraits," held at the University Museum, Feb. 12-Mar. 26, 1938.
Joe Scheuerle papers
Papers relating to Scheuerle's portrait paintings of Indians of Montana and other western states. Includes 20 letters received; 6 sketches; Christmas card and postcard designs; photographs; and clippings. Correspondents include Nancy C. Russell, Carlos Montezuma, and J.H. Sharp.
George Catlin manuscripts and drawings
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.
Portraits of Native Americans
Studio portraits, including those of Native Americans (probably Inuit, Kickapoo, and Pawnee or Kiowa), a cowboy or performer, and possibly R. E. Peyton, a Pawnee interpreter. Some of the Native Americans depicted may have been part of a show that traveled throughout Chicago and the West.
Philip Sampson Postcard Photographs Collection
Boag, W. J.
Relate to Apache, Kansa, Osage, Oto, [Winnebago ?], and Plains Indians, made at various locations, ca. 1880.
Group portrait of National Congress of American Indians meeting
Photograph depicting attendees at November 1944 meeting of National Congress of American Indians in Denver, Colorado.
MS 4946 Portrait of an Indian in profile
Water color drawing on unruled paper. S. Broome [or B. Broome ?] 1912. No information on artist as of 11/1969.
Photographs of Gay Head Indians of Martha's Vineyard
Photographs depicting Gay Head Indians including portraits as well as images of people at Martha's Vineyard Beach, in boats, near their homes, and on or around trains. Many of the copies were made from case photographs. The collection also includes photocopies of the original photographs with identifications by Gale Huntington …
George Catlin papers
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.
Susan M. Stevens photograph collection of Passamaquoddy Indians
2 Copy negatives
Copies of photographs depicting Passamaquoddy Indians in Princeton, Maine. The collection consists largely of studio portraits, though some images show activities such as fishing, logging, and a parade. These photographs were likely collected by Susan M. Stevens as part of her work for the Department of Indian Affairs in Maine …