MS 2002-07 Poster depicting Navaho ceremonial masks
One color poster measuring 31 x 22 inches, depicting over 20 head and face masks used in the Navajo Nightway ceremony. Printed as a companion to the book Head and Face Masks in Navaho Ceremonialism (1947) by Berard Haile.
MS 7101 Navaho Field notes and draft manuscript on hunting and agriculture
Yaja, Asta Tohitlini Alsai
Field notes, in typescript, largely concern hunting and agriculture but also concern to a greater and lesser extent subjects shown in cross references. The subjects are distributed throughout the manuscript. Informants were Hastin Taa (Thick Man), Asta Tohitlini Alsai Yaja (Little Woman), Chis Chilley, Chick Sandoval, Ace Moon, Atitsai Bige …
MS 4883 Posters of Indian art from the Indian Court in the Federal Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition
United States. Works Progress Administration
Titles: "Antelope Hunt from a Navaho Drawing, New Mexico;" "Pomo Indian Basket, California;" "Apache Devil Dancer from an Indian Painting, Arizona;" "Pueblo Turtle Dancers from an Indian Painting, New Mexico;" "Eskimo Mask, Western Alaska;" "Blanket Design of the Haida Indians, Alaska;" and "From an Indian Painting on Elkskin, Great Plains …
Whitney Halstead collection of photographs of indigenous art
140 Prints (silver gelatin (including proof sheets of contact prints))
1 Print (albumen)
11 Copy prints
Photographs documenting pottery and pottery designs from historic Pueblo groups and archeological sites, including pottery by Hopi potter Nampeyo and an image of Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and examples of her pottery. There are also some photographs that depict a pueblo, Southwest landscapes, cliff dwellings, rock art, craftspeople, and …
This accession consists of materials related to the development, research, and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), both at the Mall museum site and at the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in New York, New York. Exhibitions covered include The Art of Being Kuna …
West Texas Museum Association records
Scrapbooks containing institutional records and exhibition material, including the African art exhibition, 1963, which included masks from the Stanley Marcus Collection and 40 drawings by John Biggers based on his experiences in Ghana, the Texas Watercolor Association exhibitions, the Navajo weaving exhibition, the Sam Cantey Collection exhibition, and others.
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Mary Jane Lenz, Curator, documenting her activities relating to exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibitions include "Agayuliyararput (Our Way of Making Prayer): The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks"; "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and …
Luther Douglas Diné (Navajo) slides
This collection contains 195 slides that were taken by photographer Luther A. Douglas on the Navajo (Diné) Reservation in April of 1964.
Jesse Walter Fewkes photograph collection relating to archaeological subjects
40 Prints (circa, halftone)
77 Prints (circa, albumen)
84 Drawings (circa 84 drawings (some mechanically produced))
1,655 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
71 Copy negatives
43 Copy prints
363 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
1 Print (cyanotype)
1 Print (photogravure)
1 Postcard (collotype)
Photographs and drawings mostly relating to archeological subjects, collected and arranged by Jesse Walter Fewkes for his reference. Subjects include burial mounds, excavations, drawn maps, as well as urns, implements, idols, pottery, and other artifacts found in excavations, and Hopi, Zuni, and Piegan ceremonies and dances. Many of the photographs …
John Wetherill lantern slides
This collection contains glass lantern slides shot by rancher and explorer John Wetherill (1866-1944). The photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites in southwestern U.S., as well as photos of Diné (Navajo) and Ute men and women.